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Undertaker claims Tim Scott, why David Cameron's back in the UK cabinet (with Wil Harris and Andrew Heaton)
Tom Merritt's week in the host chair continues with:
- The Undertaker claims Tim Scott.
- The House has passed a bill to advert shutdown.
- UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak appoints a controversial foreign secretary... David Cameron. An inside perspective from Wil Harris and part-time Scot, Andrew Heaton.
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A Visit to the Border01:05:24Justin takes a trip to McAllen, TX to visit the southern border amidst a humanitarian crisis. The border wall! Heartbreaking refugee stories! The mayor of Miami!
Persuasion and Money in Politics (with Dmitri Mehlhorn)01:05:21A break-down of unnamed source stories in the news this week. Plus, Dmitri Mehlhorn (Investing in US) joins the show to discuss efficiencies in campaign spending and his take on the Hur report and the Biden presidency.
Falling Down the Biden Memory Hole (with Evan Scrimshaw)01:09:10Evan Scrimshaw (TheLines.com) helps unpack Joe Biden's memory issues and predict any electoral fallout. Plus discussion of the NY-03 race and Nikki Haley.
Decoding the Border Deal Meltdown (with Bill Scher)55:47Bill Scher (Washington Monthly) joins the show to discuss the blocked bipartisan border deal and the state of the increasingly short primary season. Plus, a return to the mailbag!
Why Nevada Is Sleep Walking Toward Election Week36:24LIVE FROM LAS VEGASJustin looks at the history that brought us to a week which has two election days in the GOP Primary Calendar and yet not involvement from either campaign.
Taylor Swift, Masculinity, and More (with Kevin Ryan)01:08:30A cosmic conversation with the ever-enlightening Kevin Ryan, spanning Taylor Swift, a cultural moment for masculinity, popcorn in a Des Moines bar, and much more.
Democrats bleak Senate map. Trump and Biden's massive fundraising (with Dave Levinthal).01:22:26Justin discusses the Senate map, safe Democratic seats, lean Democratic seats, likely Republican seats, and the Democrats' challenge. We then delve into the races that will define the Senate, including Montana, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Also, the importance of a coherent abortion strategy for the Democrats.Dave Levinthal (Raw Story) joins to discuss fundraising in the 2024 election, the reliance on Super PACs, the fundraising of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, key down-ballot races to watch, Ted Cruz as a star maker, and the Presidential Election Campaign Fund.
New Hampshire Aftermath with Cate Martel and Michael Cohen01:10:51Cate Martel (The Hill) and Michael Cohen (MichaelCohen.us) join the show to autopsy the New Hampshire primary and explore where and why the Haley campaign faltered. Plus, other 2024 races to keep an eye on.
New Hampshire Results: Trump Cruises, Haley Running Out of Options, Biden Avoids Embarrassment10:03Donald Trump wins New Hampshire. How long does Nikki have left?