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Progressive Senator Victoria Steele (D, AZ) and DC-based journalist Jimmy Zuma bring you the most interesting stories in politics and interview the newsmakers who make it happen. Wait, What? is the easiest way to become the smartest person at the table.

Wait, What? Politics with Zuma and Steele Victoria Steele and Jimmy Zuma

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Progressive Senator Victoria Steele (D, AZ) and DC-based journalist Jimmy Zuma bring you the most interesting stories in politics and interview the newsmakers who make it happen. Wait, What? is the easiest way to become the smartest person at the table.

    The joy of follow up questions, the magic of TikTok, and lessons from the latest primaries

    The joy of follow up questions, the magic of TikTok, and lessons from the latest primaries

    In an interview on Axios, Trump wilts under the follow up questions you've been waiting for. Our highlight lollers. Then, what's Trump's obsession with TikTok? We know. And lastly, what do the latest primaries tell us about the state of the race.


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    • 39 min
    Inside New York's Covid-19 emergency rooms

    Inside New York's Covid-19 emergency rooms

    GW Professor and ER Doc Terry Jodrie served in New York during the height of their pandemic. In an exclusive sit down, he joins us to tell the inside story. It's a poignant lesson for ERs nationwide and a critical prescription for communities everywhere.


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    • 36 min
    Goons in Portland: Is your city next?

    Goons in Portland: Is your city next?

    Protesters in Portland are experiencing how the Border Patrol treats refugees. And Trump has promised to deploy them in our greatest cities. Is this the latest attempt to turn the USA into a dictatorship?


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    • 30 min
    Back pats and political pet peeves

    Back pats and political pet peeves

    Wait, What? is one year old! To celebrate, we spend 5:45 reminiscing . Then we get down to business with a discussion of our most annoying political pet peeves.


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    • 39 min
    Biden's brilliance, PsyOps from Lincoln Project, SCOTUS screws you, and Trump's an idiot

    Biden's brilliance, PsyOps from Lincoln Project, SCOTUS screws you, and Trump's an idiot

    We run down what Biden has been up to and why it is getting big results. The SCOTUS writes another ruling that makes employees chattle of their employers. The we laugh along with the Lincoln Project as the rattle Trump, once again. Lastly our commentary on the idiotic plan Trump thinks will win him reelection.

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    • 28 min
    DOJ cheats, Trump's do over, and more happy polls!

    DOJ cheats, Trump's do over, and more happy polls!

    Two new DOJ whistleblowers detail lying to get favorable sentencing for Trump cronies and fake investigations of others. Trump holds another extinction event in Phoenix, and the room was full—of children. And Biden's poll numbers top a new milestone.


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    • 27 min

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My new favorite podcast

I stumbled across this podcast a few months ago and I’ve never looked back. It’s well researched, compelling, topical, and most importantly—enjoyable. I also love the hosts.

Highly recommend!

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