Writing The State of The Union: How The SOTU Is Made
Former White House speechwriter Jennifer Grossman joins the governmentality podcast.
(Neo) Liberalism: A Slow Death
Author Patrick Deneen discusses Why Liberalism Failed and Ryan Cooper talks neoliberalism on the governmentality podcast.
Sunday Talk Shows (1/28/18): Meet the Press, Face the Nation, State of the Union, Immigration, Trump-Russia
The Sunday morning political talk shows will focus on Trump’s first State of the Union Address, immigration and Russia.
Trump: It's Even Worse Than You Think With David Cay Johnston
David Cay Johnston, author of It’s Even Worse Than You Think, discusses his new book on the governmentality podcast.
Down Girl: Kate Manne of Cornell University
Kate Manne, author of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, discusses her new book on the governmentality podcast.
Josephine Livingstone of The New Republic and author Kate Manne discuss misogyny on the governmentality podcast.
The Politics of Impeachment
Jim Newell of Slate and author Cass Sunstein of Harvard Law School discuss impeachment on the governmentality podcast.
Drones for Good: Beyond Surveillance And Pizza Delivery
Shira Efron of RAND discusses how drones can do good on the governmentality podcast.
The Resistance Kills The Enthusiasm Gap
Gideon Lewis-Kraus of The New York Times Magazine discusses the resistance on the governmentality podcast.
Innovation and Destruction in Silicon Valley
Derek Thompson of The Atlantic and Author Noam Cohen discuss Silicon Valley on the governmentality podcast.
The Big, Big Ideas Industry
Chris Shea of Vox and Author Daniel Drezner discuss the ideas industry on the governmentality podcast.
MacArthur Genius Jason De Leon and Author Sasha Polakow-Suransky discuss immigration on the governmentality podcast.
Appearing Presidential: Advantages Of Looking Like A President
Alex Shephard of The New Republic and author Jeremi Suri discuss presidential style on the governmentality podcast.
Bob Corker Strikes at Donald Trump for 'Debasing Our Nation' Ahead of Critical Senate Visit
Corker’s burning the house down on his way out.
Verbatim: George W. Bush on Political Power and Media Accountability
It was a thinly-veiled shot at the current president.
Sunday Talk Shows (2/27/17): Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Russia, John Kasich, Tom Cotton
This week, it’s all about Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election cycle and ties between Moscow and the Trump administration.
Verbatim: Marco Rubio's 'Innate' Political Skills Make 'Toilets Flush Themselves'
It’s not just Republicans in Florida who are impressed with the political skills of Marco Rubio.
Sunday Talk Shows (12/6/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, San Bernardino, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump
Guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows indicate a marriage between the 2016 presidential candidates and the events that continue to unfold out of San Bernardino, ahead of President Obama’s address to the nation Sunday night.
Sunday Talk Shows (11/22/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, ISIS, Marco Rubio, John Kasich
Guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows will center on ISIS as nearly all the shows focus on the fallout from the deadly attack in Paris a week ago.
Donald Trump Still Atop The Polls; Ben Carson Well Behind
No, in fact Donald Trump hasn’t fallen behind Ben Carson, according to new polling data
Sunday Talk Shows (11/15/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, Paris Attacks, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush is hitting NBC’s Meet The Press and CNN’s State Of The Union in an attempt to build on his debate performance this week, which was considered to be “stabilizing” by most analysts.
Jeb Bush Complaining About Debate Time Highlights His Continued Desperation
Jeb Bush is still haunted by his low talk time at the last GOP debate in Colorado and that frustration definitely showed up quickly in Tuesday’s debate in Milwaukee.
Who Talked Most At The Republican Debate? Here's How The Candidates Matched Up In Milwaukee
With Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee relegated to the undercard debate in Milwaukee after their drop in the polls, all eight of the remaining main stage candidates talked more at Tuesday night’s debate.
New Marco Rubio Ad Demolishes Jeb Bush's Attack With His Own Words
In anticipation of the Right To Rise video, Rubio released an ad that shows several instances of praise Bush has heaped upon Rubio over the years. In it, Bush says “I’m a huge Marco fan.”
Sunday Talk Shows (11/8/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Ben Carson
Guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows include Donald Trump hitting NBC’s Meet The Press, CBS’ Face The Nation, ABC’s This Week and CNN’s State of The Union, as he tries to bring up his slipping poll numbers.
Sunday Talk Shows (11/1/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush
Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include newly-elected House Speaker Paul Ryan hitting every show known on the Sunday schedule, with John Boehner appearing with him on CNN’s State of the Union.
Does Ted Cruz Listen To This Rap About Him To Get Fired Up?
While other GOP nominees are fighting with recording artists over the use of songs at campaign events, hip hop artist Jük created an anthem for Ted Cruz, called Time for Truth.
Verbatim: Donald Trump Has 'Electile Dysfunction' Says ABC Analyst
Dowd made his comment on ABC’s Good Morning America, while discussing the 2016 race ahead of tonight’s GOP debate with George Stephanopoulos and Jon Karl. Of course, that joke has been going around for awhile.
Sunday Talk Shows (10/25/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio
Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson on NBC’s Meet The Press and Fox News Sunday. Also on Meet The Press is a re-hash of Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi hearing with Elijah Cummings and Trey Gowdy.
Verbatim: 'We're So Lawyered Up I Feel Like A Clinton,' Says Mike Murphy
In June, Mike Murphy, the GOP consultant who has guided the campaigns of John McCain, Mitt Romney, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, took over Jeb Bush’s super-PAC, Right to Rise USA. Partly, that’s meant the witty political commentator has gone silent.
The Bernie Sanders-Larry David Ticket
Each election cycle, Saturday Night Live has several good — but one amazing — political figure impersonations. Like Tina Fey as Sarah Palin in 2008, this year’s standout is, without a doubt, Larry David as Bernie Sanders.
Mike Pesca, Your TEDbudsman
In this episode of the governmentality podcast, journalist Allen McDuffee talks with Mike Pesca, host of the Slate podcast, The Gist. And, in the book chat, Allen talks with Heath Brown about his new book, The Tea Party Divided.
Joe Biden Will Announce Candidacy In Korean
Joe Biden continues to have fun with the press about his potential 2016 presidential candidacy. While waiting to greet South Korean President Park Geun-hye today, a reporter asked Biden about whether or not he’ll run.
Mathematica: Rick Perry's Spending Spree, The U.S. In Afghanistan And More
President Obama announced 9,800 troops will remain in Afghanistan through most of 2016, before dropping down to approximately 5,500.
Sunday Talk Shows (10/11/15): Meet The Press, Face The Nation, Ben Carson, Donald Trump
Guests on the Sunday political talk shows include Bernie Sanders on NBC’s Meet The Press ahead of the first Democratic debate on Tuesday. Also focused on the Tuesday’s debate is the entire line-up at CNN’s State of the Union, including Martin O’Malley.
U.S. Official Says North Korea Is Capable Of Strike On U.S.
Before an audience at the Atlantic Council in Washington on Wednesday, Admiral Bill Gortney, commander of the U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, said North Korea has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon against the U.S.
Sunday Talk Shows (10/4/15): Donald Trump, Chris Christie, Meet The Press, This Week
The Next American Prime Minister: What Will Happen If a Republican Wins in 2016?
John Hudak of the Brookings Institution and Author Kristen Soltis Anderson join the governmentality podcast.
Democratic 2016 Presidential Primary Debate Schedule
When Democrats take the stage for the first 2016 Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Joe Biden won’t be there, but Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chaffee and Jim Webb will be.
Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Gets 1 Million Followers In A Day, Follows Only NSA
Verbatim: Carly Fiorina Says 'Politics Is a Fact-Free Zone'
Verbatim: Rubio Wants To Avoid Trump's 'Freak Show'
Sunday Talk Shows (9/27/15): John Boehner Resigns, Hillary Clinton, Meet The Press, Face The Nation
Is ISIS A Solvable Problem?
Author Will McCants and political scientist John Sides join the governmentality podcast.
Verbatim: Huma Abedin Joins Twitter, Hits GOP Candidates Over Muslim Comments
Ben Carson: President Can't Be Muslim, Islam Inconsistent With Constitution
The Political Media We Deserve
Brooke Gladstone of On The Media and Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute join the governmentality podcast.
Verbatim: 'I Thought I Was On Too Much,' Says Trump
How Claire McCaskill Gamed The Republican Primaries So She Could Beat Todd Akin
Lawrence Lessig Is Looking To TED Talks For His 1%
Mathematica: Rand Paul's Political Future at Risk, 700,000 Rogue Drones And More
Did Google 'Google' Alphabet?
Verbatim: Donald Trump Admits, 'I Am A Whiner'
Sunday Talk Shows (8/9/15): John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, GOP Debate Analysis, Meet The Press
Mathematica: Fox News Wins GOP Debate With 24 Million Viewers, Keeping Tim Cook Safe and More
Carly Fiorina Was 'Ok.' And That Was Enough to Dominate.
Republican 2016 Presidential Primary Debate Schedule
Donald Trump Is Probably On Top Because Republicans Don't Care About Electability
Verbatim: Chris Christie On 'Hope and Change'
Mathematica: Voters Approve Of GOP Debate Cutoffs, Trumps Owns Gawker, Apple Drops and More
Voters First Forum: 5 Takeaways From Speed Dating The GOP
Verbatim: Trump On Why He Didn't Run In 2000: 'The Women'
Mathematica: Rounding May Decide The GOP Debaters, Super PACs vs. Super-Super PACs and more
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Sunday Talk Shows (8/2/15): GOP Debates, Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, Meet The Press
Sunday Talk Shows (7/19/15): Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu, John Kerry, Meet the Press, Face the Nation
Yes, Bernie Sanders Can Be Compared to Ron Paul, But Not How You Think
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