Pod Save America

"Trump Without the Handcuffs.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Mar 2023 20:55

The world waits for a Manhattan jury to indict Donald Trump. Strict Scrutiny’s Leah Litman joins to break down the strength of D.A. Alvin Bragg’s case. And Tiny D pokes Trump as he continues to shrink in the polls.

Listen/Read More

"Mugshots and Milk Shots." (Live from Wisconsin!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Mar 2023 07:05

Mandela Barnes and Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler join Jon, Jon, and guest host Erin Ryan live in Wisconsin! Donald Trump prepares for a possible indictment this week with a few more potentially on the way. Judge Janet Protasiewicz stops

Listen/Read More

"MAGA King v. RINO Loser."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Mar 2023 22:58

Donald Trump unloads on Ron DeSantis while Ron DeSantis hugs Donald Trump on Ukraine. Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass stops by to talk about housing and crime. And later, Jon and Dan answer your questions on everything from oil drilling in the arctic to

Listen/Read More

"Too Woke To Fail.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 14 Mar 2023 07:00

Biden steps in to prevent a bank run after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Republicans blame the failure on woke culture. Senator Cory Booker stops by to talk politics and LA’s best vegan fast food. Lovett talks to the transgender teenager wh

Listen/Read More

“Tuck Around and Find Out.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Mar 2023 22:51

Tucker Carlson hates Donald Trump but loves his insurrectionists, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake stops by to talk about Joe Biden’s new economic plan, and Chief Take Officer Elijah Cone joins for a game of Take Take Don’t Tell Me.

Listen/Read More

“The Old Man and the CPAC.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 07 Mar 2023 08:00

Donald Trump says indictments won’t stop him from running. Ron DeSantis tells his Florida story here in California. Joe Biden balances public safety with self-governance in opposing DC’s crime reforms. And Semafor’s Dave Weigel joins the pod to take

Listen/Read More

"Fox Knews."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Mar 2023 21:56

Joe Biden tests out his message for a reelection campaign that seems all but certain to happen. Rupert Murdoch admits he knew that Fox News hosts were lying about the 2020 election. Strict Scrutiny host Melissa Murray joins to break down the Supreme

Listen/Read More

“The 2024 Dry Ron.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 28 Feb 2023 08:00

Ron DeSantis kicks off his presidential campaign-in-waiting with a nationwide book tour. The guys run through the week’s top stories in a new segment called “One Line with Cocaine Bear.” MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan stops by to talk about how Democrats can wi

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Train Blame Game.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Feb 2023 22:24

Donald Trump and his MAGA friends use a toxic train crash in Ohio to pick a fight with the White House. Joe Biden surprises the world with a secret trip to Ukraine. The Republican primary is already a race to see who can out-Trump each other. And Lea

Listen/Read More

Bonus: “Fox News EXPOSED”

By Crooked Media/Sat, 18 Feb 2023 18:34

A new filing in Dominion’s defamation case against Fox News has revealed the big wigs at Fox knew Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud were false, but they kept promoting his lies on their airwaves. Jon and Tommy read the private texts and emails

Listen/Read More

“The Age Old Question.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Feb 2023 22:41

Prosecutors inch closer to a possible indictment of Donald Trump. Nikki Haley officially becomes the first candidate to challenge him for the Republican nomination. Democrats quietly and not-so-quietly worry about Joe Biden’s age. Michigan State Sena

Listen/Read More

“The 2024 Mess America Pageant.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 14 Feb 2023 08:00

The GOP primary heats up, along with a little Don-on-Ron action. President Biden enrages Republican politicians everywhere by hammering their position on Medicare and Social Security. Congressman Adam Schiff stops by to talk about his campaign for Ca

Listen/Read More

"Evening Joe."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Feb 2023 22:32

Joe Biden had a surprisingly good time at his State of the Union address by shooting down Republican hecklers like they were a Chinese balloon. Democratic strategist Michael Podhorzer stops by to discuss what the midterm results can teach us about 20

Listen/Read More

“After Balloon Delight.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 07 Feb 2023 08:00

Dark Brandon obliterates Beijing’s big balloon ahead of his State of the Union address. And outgoing Chief of Staff Ron Klain stops by to talk about Biden’s speech, US-China relations, and his tenure in the White House.

Listen/Read More

“McCarthy’s Malarkey.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Feb 2023 08:00

President Biden and Kevin McCarthy meet on the debt ceiling. George Santos steps down from his House committees. Wisconsin gears up for the most important election of 2023. New polling shows Ron Santis trouncing Donald Trump in the Republican primary

Listen/Read More

Donald vs. Ronald

By Crooked Media/Tue, 31 Jan 2023 08:00

Donald Trump hits the campaign trail and his potential rivals. Democrats revive their calls for police reform after the murder of Tyre Nichols. State Department Counselor Derek Chollet talks to Tommy about the latest in Ukraine. Then later, the guys

Listen/Read More

“Monsters on the Hill.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Jan 2023 22:17

Mike Pence joins the classified hoarders club. The MAGA House grabs the third rail of politics. Donald Trump is on top of the polls and back on Facebook. Congressman Ruben Gallego stops by to talk about his run for Arizona Senate. And later, Jon and

Listen/Read More

“Biden’s Lawless Raid on Biden.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 24 Jan 2023 08:00

Joe Biden says goodbye to his chief of staff and hello to more FBI agents. Donald Trump plots his Twitter comeback and struggles to get endorsements. Rep. Ruben Gallego enters the 2024 Arizona Senate race. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries stops

Listen/Read More

"Kook-ing With Gas."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Jan 2023 22:37

America hits the debt limit and Republicans prepare to take hostages. The best committee assignments go to the House’s biggest MAGA freaks and they’re all ready to investigate Joe Biden’s garage. Then, The Bulwark’s Sarah Longwell joins to talk about

Listen/Read More

“The House that MAGA Built.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Jan 2023 21:37

The MAGA House is off to a rough start. George Santos isn’t going anywhere. Joe Biden deals with a classified documents discovery a bit differently than Donald Trump. And then Congresswoman Katie Porter joins the pod to talk about her run for the US

Listen/Read More

“First Rule Package of Fight Club.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 10 Jan 2023 08:00

Kevin McCarthy gives away the House to become speaker. Joe Biden takes his first presidential trip to the US-Mexico border. And the first Gen Z member of Congress Maxwell Alejandro Frost stops by the pod.

Listen/Read More

“Kevin at the Gaetz of Hell.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 05 Jan 2023 22:23

Kevin McCarthy is still trying to make fetch happen. Donald Trump belatedly tries to help his fellow loser. Joe Biden basks in the glow of bipartisan achievement. And later, Jon and Dan play a special edition of Two Takes and A Fake.

Listen/Read More

"Kevin Can Wait.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 04 Jan 2023 00:32

The House descends into chaos as Kevin McCarthy fails to win the race for speaker on the first three ballots, Republicans prepare to swear in a new member of Congress who made up his entire life story, and the last Congress ends by making Donald Trum

Listen/Read More

"What a Year!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Dec 2022 08:05

Pod Save America's second annual holiday spectacular brings guest hosts Priyanka Aribindi and Tre'vell Anderson together with Jon, Jon, and Dan to look back at the good, bad and absurd of 2022. Plus, Representative Katie Porter stops by the studio, a

Listen/Read More

"Holiday Mailbag!"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 20 Dec 2022 08:00

Jon, Jon and Dan answer all of your burning questions about 2024, the Democratic party, the White Lotus, Taylor Swift, and more.

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Grift-mas Miracle.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Dec 2022 22:33

Donald Trump unveils his own trading cards. Democrats look to finish 2022 on a high note as Republicans squabble about Kevin McCarthy. New polls show Ron DeSantis beating Trump, as Florida’s governor tries to out-crazy the state’s craziest resident.

Listen/Read More

“Kevin’s Gavel In A Vice.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 13 Dec 2022 08:00

Marjorie Taylor Greene says she would’ve organized a more successful coup, Kevin McCarthy still cant find 218 votes for speaker, and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves the Democratic Party. Then, Sen. Brian Schatz stops by to talk about democracy, the debt c

Listen/Read More

“51 and Done.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Dec 2022 22:12

Democrats will have 51 Senate seats after Raphael Warnock wins the final election of the 2022 midterms, Donald Trump racks up more losses and legal troubles, and Strict Scrutiny’s Kate Shaw joins to break down two major cases heard by the Supreme Cou

Listen/Read More

"Dicks Seek Pics."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 06 Dec 2022 08:00

Joe Biden and the Democratic Party try to kill off Iowa and New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation status, Donald Trump tries to kill off the Constitution over Elon Musk’s release of some rehashed Hunter Biden laptop drama, and Georgia closes out the mi

Listen/Read More

“Cleanup on Heil 12!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Dec 2022 22:14

Republican leaders struggle to respond to Trump’s Nazi Dinner, Congress passes a bill to protect same-sex marriage as Washington gears up for a busy lame duck session, the GOP conducts a midterm autopsy, and White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain stops

Listen/Read More

"Dine Kampf."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 29 Nov 2022 08:00

Donald Trump gets dinner with a Nazi, a new special counsel to investigate his crimes, and his Twitter account back. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock talks to Lovett about his runoff election on Dec 6. And the guys play a round of Take Appreciator.

Listen/Read More

“He’s Running (from the law)”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Nov 2022 21:38

Donald Trump makes it official. Republicans win the House. Nancy Pelosi steps down as leader. Kari Lake loses her race for Arizona governor. And Dan talks to the Nevada Independent’s Jon Ralston about midterm results and the future.

Listen/Read More

“2022 is dead. Long live 2024”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 15 Nov 2022 08:00

Democrats keep the Senate, hold off a Red Wave in the House, and prepare for a productive lame duck session. The knives are out for Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy while Donald Trump gets ready to announce his 3rd presidential campaign. John Fette

Listen/Read More

“You Fetter Believe It!”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 09 Nov 2022 23:13

Democrats fight off a Red Wave in a historic midterm that defied expectations and handed Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans a stunning defeat. All eyes turn to Georgia, Nevada, Arizona and California, where the mail-in vote will determine control of C

Listen/Read More

“Nate Nate…Dont Tell Me!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 07 Nov 2022 22:05

Democrats and Republicans hold dueling rallies in Pennsylvania as the midterm campaign comes to a close. Jon, Jon and Tommy touch down in Nevada to talk to candidates and Vote Save America volunteers. And later, a game that asks whether an $8 Twitter

Listen/Read More

"Last Call for Democracy."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:13

President Biden focuses on democracy as his closing midterm message, Democrats angst over the party's strategy and look for signs of hope in the early vote, Senator Mark Kelly joins to talk about his must win race in Arizona. And later, Jon and Dan p

Listen/Read More

“Between Barack and A Hard Place.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 01 Nov 2022 07:00

President Obama shows Dems how it’s done as candidates hone their closing arguments. Republicans deflect blame following a brutal attack on Speaker Pelosi’s husband by a man who was radicalized by rightwing conspiracy theories. Chief Twit Elon Musk i

Listen/Read More

“Fetterman vs The Phony Sociopath.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Oct 2022 20:33

John Fetterman debates Dr. Oz. Democrats get more nauseous on the pollercoaster. Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto checks in to talk about her race in Nevada. Oregon Democrat Tina Kotek tells us about her race for governor. And comedian Mike Birbiglia tel

Listen/Read More

"It’s Midnights In America (with AOC!)"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 25 Oct 2022 07:00

With just 2 weeks until the midterms, Democrats deliver their closing argument to voters. Trump and his goons get ready to screw with another election. And Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes a stop in Orange County to rally local Dems and t

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness Chapter 6: Young Black Voters in Atlanta

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Oct 2022 07:00

Can Democrats keep Georgia blue? We hear from young Black voters in Atlanta about Stacey Abrams, Raphael Warnock, Joe Biden, voting rights, and the future of democracy. Organizer Nsé Ufot, political commentator and strategist Symone Sanders, and poll

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Oct 2022 20:33

The Great Poll Freakout of 2022 has begun, as Democrats give their closing message to voters. Congressman Tim Ryan stops by to talk about his Ohio Senate race. And Jon and Dan look back at the recent debates in a game that demands they say something

Listen/Read More

“All Your Midterm Questions Answered.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 18 Oct 2022 07:00

Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer listener questions about the midterms and other topics, and Lovett shares highlights from his recent trip to North Carolina, where he canvassed with candidates and volunteers.

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness Chapter 5: Working-Class Latinos in Las Vegas

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Oct 2022 07:00

Are demographics destiny? We talk to working-class Latino voters in Las Vegas about what issues matter most to them and whether they’ll vote for Democrats this fall. Political scientist Ruy Teixeira, former Bernie Sanders presidential campaign manage

Listen/Read More

“Obama’s Advice For Democrats.”

By Crooked Media/Sat, 15 Oct 2022 07:00

Barack Obama sits down for his first major interview of the midterm season to talk about the state of democracy here and abroad, the escalating situation in Iran and the ongoing war in Ukraine, and how Democrats can appeal to the broadest coalition o

Listen/Read More

"The Subpoena Finale."

By Crooked Media/Fri, 14 Oct 2022 00:06

The final January 6th hearing suggests that Donald Trump isn’t a great guy, Democrats zero in on a closing midterm message, and Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joins to talk about his midterm race for re-election.

Listen/Read More

"Weed Is Tight (and so are the midterms)"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 11 Oct 2022 07:00

The Republican closing argument is as Trumpy and racist as ever. Joe Biden takes a big step towards decriminalizing marijuana. And Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock stops by to talk about his very close race against Herschel Walker.

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness Chapter 4: Gen-Z Voters in Orange County

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Oct 2022 07:00

Are young voters the key to the midterms? We hear from disillusioned Gen-Z voters in Orange County, California as well as their Member of Congress, Katie Porter. Then Data For Progress’ Evangel Penumaka, organizer and former Texas Democratic Senate c

Listen/Read More

"The Herschel Walker Abortion Fund."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Oct 2022 20:56

Herschel Walker gets caught paying for a girlfriend's abortion while advocating for a national abortion ban and control of the Senate hangs in the balance. Maggie Haberman joins to talk about being Donald Trump's psychiatrist. Then later, Jon and Dan

Listen/Read More

"Best Wishes > Death Wishes."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 04 Oct 2022 07:00

Donald Trumps asks if Mitch McConnell has a death wish, Republican Senate candidates are polling better while the House is still in play, and Cody Keenan joins to talk about speechwriting for Obama and his new book Grace.

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness Chapter 3: Disconnected Democrats in Pittsburgh

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Oct 2022 07:00

How can Democrats reach disconnected voters? We talk to Biden voters in Pittsburgh who are fed up with national politics. Jon breaks down their responses with Pennsylvania Representative Malcolm Kenyatta, data expert Dan Wagner, and John Fetterman se

Listen/Read More

“Mitch McConnell, Welcome to the Resistance.” (with John Legend and Senator Warren!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Sep 2022 20:55

Sam Sanders joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live from SiriusXM! The January 6th committee delays their hearing among new revelations about Roger Stone, the Senate moves closer to passing the Electoral Count Act thanks to Mitch McConnell, and special g

Listen/Read More

"Impeaching to the Choir."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 27 Sep 2022 07:00

Republicans finally release a policy agenda for the midterms. Democratic strategist David Plouffe stops by to talk about the homestretch of the campaign and the second season of his podcast CampaignHQ. Then later, the guys rank the latest Republican

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness Chapter 2: Party Switchers in Virginia

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Sep 2022 07:05

Why would Biden voters support Republicans? We hear from party switchers in Loudoun County who turned Virginia red in 2021 by voting for Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin. Communications expert Anat Shenker Osorio, organizer Tram Nguyen, and Sarah L

Listen/Read More

"The Special Master Baits Trump."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Sep 2022 20:09

Donald Trump has an absolutely brutal day of legal news, Republicans pivot to attacking Democrats on crime, and Carlos Odio from Equis Research joins to talk about some new research on the Latino vote in the midterms.

Listen/Read More

"Trump's Pre-surrection Rally."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 20 Sep 2022 07:00

On today’s show Ron Desantis' performative cruelty wins rave reviews from the Republican base. Donald Trump goes full QAnon in Ohio. Democrat Tony Evers stops by to talk about his race to hold the governorship in Wisconsin, and then Lovett debuts a n

Listen/Read More

Introducing The Wilderness Chapter 1: The Divide

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Sep 2022 07:00

What will it take to save democracy in 2022 and beyond? The MAGA movement is one of the greatest threats to American democracy. But one of the greatest divides in American politics is between the minority of voters who follow politics closely and the

Listen/Read More

"The GOP's One-Man Ban."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Sep 2022 20:46

Republicans propose a nationwide abortion ban, MAGA candidates win the year’s final primaries in New Hampshire, and a Republican political stunt fails when Massachusetts residents rally behind a group of immigrants sent there by Ron Desantis. Then Se

Listen/Read More

"Mitch Better Have Their Money."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 13 Sep 2022 07:00

The Republicans get nervous about midterms. The Senate tries to pass same-sex marriage protections. Economic expert Lindsay Owens from The Groundwork Collective joins to talk about inflation. And the guys play a new game called Two Takes and A Fake.

Listen/Read More

"Of MAGA and Midterms (with John Fetterman!)"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Sep 2022 21:55

The final stretch of the 2022 midterms have begun, but it is still Trump vs Biden on the campaign trail. The Mar A Lago investigation hits the skids as DOJ announces a new investigation of Trump’s Super PAC. And Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterm

Listen/Read More

“A Picture Says a Thousand Crimes.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Sep 2022 20:45

The Department of Justice reveals more evidence against Donald Trump, Republicans try to run from their extreme abortion positions, Joe Biden caps off a big few weeks with a primetime speech, White House Infrastructure Czar Mitch Landrieu talks about

Listen/Read More

"Redactions Speak Louder."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 30 Aug 2022 07:00

Donald Trump and his pals threaten riots in the streets if the GOP frontrunner is charged w a crime, New York’s newest congressman Pat Ryan joins to talk about what Democrats can learn from his surprise victory in last week’s special election, and Re

Listen/Read More

"Biden cancels student debt!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Aug 2022 21:10

Melissa Murray guest hosts as Donald Trump kinda, sorta mounts a defense in the rapidly moving criminal investigation into his habit of illegally storing highly classified documents at his beach house. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre j

Listen/Read More

"Will Trump Cost Mitch the Senate?"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 23 Aug 2022 07:00

Republicans are in disarray as Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell fight over their party’s chances to take back the Senate, Beto O’Rourke joins to talk about his run for Governor in Texas, and Jared Kushner’s new book gets one of the most devastating r

Listen/Read More

"Let them eat crudité."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 20:34

The Inflation Reduction Act is law, Liz Cheney is defeated, Donald Trump is still under investigation, and Dr. Oz is still looking for crudité. Then, filmmaker Alex Holder stops by the studio to talk about his documentary on Trump’s final days in off

Listen/Read More

"Raiders of the Lost Docs." (Live from Atlanta!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Aug 2022 07:00

Guest co-host Josie Duffy Rice joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live in Atlanta! New details about the Mar-A-Lago raid send Republicans scrambling to defend Trump while he’s under investigation, Stacey Abrams joins for a virtual interview, and Georgia

Listen/Read More

"Nukes of Hazzard." (Live from Nashville!)

By Crooked Media/Sat, 13 Aug 2022 08:30

Guest co-host Josie Duffy Rice joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live in Nashville! Republicans go on defense after the unsealed Mar-a-Lago search warrant reveals that the FBI is investigating Donald Trump for possible espionage, and Democrats have new

Listen/Read More

"Everything’s Coming Up Brandon."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:00

The Senate passes the biggest climate change legislation in history to cap off the best week of Joe Biden’s presidency, Donald Trump wins the CPAC straw poll after sharing the stage with fellow autocrat Viktor Orban, and later, Lieutenant Governor Ma

Listen/Read More

“A Kansas of Whoop-Ass.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Aug 2022 20:45

Kansas voters deliver a victory for abortion rights, Arizona voters deliver a victory for MAGA extremists, Missouri voters deliver a victory for just one Eric, and the host of Positively Dreadful, Crooked’s Editor-in-Chief, Brian Beutler joins in stu

Listen/Read More

"Climate Change of Heart."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 02 Aug 2022 07:00

The fate of the Manchin miracle lies in the hands of Kyrsten Sinema, Democrats' prospects of holding the senate may be brightening with just 100 days to go, and later, Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin talks to Lovett about protecting same-sex marriage

Listen/Read More

"We always loved Joe Manchin!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Jul 2022 21:06

Democrats find a reason to believe again after Joe Manchin announces a surprise climate and tax deal. Donald Trump returns to DC as his support in the Republican party wanes. And Democratic strategist and author Heather McGhee joins the pod to talk a

Listen/Read More

“Arizona Gets Double Teamed.” (Live from Portland!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Jul 2022 07:00

Fake the Nation host Negin Farsad joins Jon, Tommy and Dan live in Portland! Frenemies Donald Trump and Mike Pence campaigned in Arizona on Friday for two different Republicans running for governor – the same day that their former campaign manager St

Listen/Read More

“Insurrection: Season Finale.” (Live from Seattle!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 22 Jul 2022 14:36

Fake the Nation host Negin Farsad joins Jon, Tommy and Dan live in Seattle! The January 6th committee wraps up this season of “Insurrection” with a primetime blockbuster focusing on the 187 minutes where Donald Trump sat back watching his favorite TV

Listen/Read More

"Why Republicans Can't Get Over The Trump."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Jul 2022 07:00

Joe Manchin fucks over the planet while Democrats try to make progress without him. Then former Republican strategist Tim Miller joins the pod to talk about his new book that explains why so many of his friends and colleagues went full-MAGA.

Listen/Read More

"Trump's Tamper Tantrum."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Jul 2022 21:03

Donald Trump tries to cover up incriminating January 6th testimony with some light witness tampering, Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto joins to talk about the fight for abortion access and her very tight midterm race, and Jon and Dan debate the

Listen/Read More

"Bannon Assumes the Deposition."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 12 Jul 2022 07:00

President Biden announces new steps to protect abortion access amid criticism of the White House response to Dobbs. Steve Bannon has a very bad day in court. The January 6th committee airs another episode of Insurrection after some new testimony, and

Listen/Read More

"Will Trump '24 Come Too Soon?"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Jul 2022 21:04

Donald Trump contemplates a pre-midterm presidential announcement, Joe Biden tries to escape a pre-midterm presidential rut, and with November just four months away, Democratic pollster Celinda Lake joins to talk about where the country is on abortio

Listen/Read More

Introducing: Mother Country Radicals

By Crooked Media/Tue, 05 Jul 2022 07:05

Zayd Dohrn was born - underground - his parents were radicals and counter-culture outlaws, on the run from the FBI. Now, Zayd takes us back to the 1970s, when his parents and their young friends in the Weather Underground Organization declared war on

Listen/Read More

"A Very Special Episode of Insurrection."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Jun 2022 21:50

The latest Jan 6 hearing gives what might have been the most shocking Congressional hearing in American history, Hot Take’s Amy Westervelt joins to talk about the Supreme Court’s fuck you to the planet, and Chief Take Officer Elijah Cone leads a spec

Listen/Read More

"Fighting Back Post-Roe."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 28 Jun 2022 07:00

Hysteria host Erin Ryan joins the pod to discuss the political fight to restore abortion access in America, and how Democrats should confront the activist Supreme Court. Then later, Amy Hagstrom Miller from Whole Woman’s Health talks about how aborti

Listen/Read More

“Roe Is Dead. Now What?” (Strict Scrutiny Emergency Episode)

By Crooked Media/Sat, 25 Jun 2022 02:30

Kate, Leah and Melissa discuss the Supreme Court’s egregious decision to end the constitutional right to abortion, and whether other rights could be in jeopardy. If you want to take action, go to votesaveamerica.com/roe to check out the Fuck Bans Act

Listen/Read More

"50 Shades of MAGA."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Jun 2022 21:22

The January 6th committee highlights how Trump’s attempted coup led to threats of violence against anyone who refused to go along. Strict Scrutiny’s Melissa Murray joins to talk about the Supreme Court’s terrible gun decision, and Zayd Dohrn, the hos

Listen/Read More

“Get The Pardon Started.” Live from Oakland!

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Jun 2022 17:17

The guys head to the bay area with cohost Melissa Murray and discuss the January 6th committee exposing Trump’s pressure campaign and pardon list. Then Congresswoman Barbara Lee joins to talk about the hearings, Juneteenth, and reproductive rights.

Listen/Read More

"Too Much Crime On Their Hands."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Jun 2022 21:47

The January 6th committee makes the case that Donald Trump broke the law, election results in South Carolina and Texas offer hints about November, committee member Elaine Luria joins to talk about Thursday's big hearing, and later, we close out with

Listen/Read More

"It's Coup O'Clock Somewhere."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 14 Jun 2022 07:00

The second January 6th hearing exposes Donald Trump’s Big Lie, Senator Chris Murphy joins to talk about a potential deal on gun safety, and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy stops by Crooked to talk about Covid and mental health.

Listen/Read More

“This Season On Insurrection.” (Live from LA!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 10 Jun 2022 09:51

What a Day host Tre'vell Anderson joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live in Los Angeles! The bipartisan House select committee concluded its first primetime hearing into the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, California election results make it cle

Listen/Read More

"Live from DC, it’s January 6!"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 07 Jun 2022 07:00

The January 6th special committee sets expectations high for Thursday’s prime time hearing, tensions in the Biden White House spill into the press, and Chef Jose Andres talks to Tommy about World Central Kitchen and what they’ve learned helping peopl

Listen/Read More

"Trump's Crimetime Preview." (Live from The Beacon Theatre!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 03 Jun 2022 07:42

Guest host Melissa Murray joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy in New York City! Politico unveils new details about the Republican plan to overturn the election just days before the primetime congressional Jan. 6 hearings, Democrats push for gun legislation in

Listen/Read More

"Memorial Day Mailbag."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 May 2022 07:05

Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer your burning questions about student loan debt, getting involved in politics, and the best Summer blockbusters.

Listen/Read More

"Why We Can't Give Up."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 May 2022 20:55

The U.S. Senate debates gun safety reform following the horrific school shooting at a Texas elementary school and Senator Alex Padilla joins to talk about what else can be done to stop mass shootings. And later, Jon and Dan go through Tuesday's elect

Listen/Read More

"Trump Loses Georgia Again?"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 24 May 2022 07:05

Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Minnesota, and Georgia hold primaries this week, including the biggest race with possibly the most predictable outcome: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp versus Senator David Perdue, and Representative Karen Bass stops by the stud

Listen/Read More

"The Most Dangerous Candidate of 2022?"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 May 2022 20:57

Voters select Democratic and Republican nominees in North Carolina, Oregon, Kentucky, Idaho, and Pennsylvania in the biggest set of midterm primaries yet, and North Carolina Senate candidate Cheri Beasley joins to talk about her race against Trump-ba

Listen/Read More

"Stoking Hate in Primetime."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 17 May 2022 07:05

A heavily armed 18-year-old carries out a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York inspired by the same racist conspiracy theory pushed by Tucker Carlson and Republicans in Congress, Biden tests new research by calling Republicans "Ultra MAGA", and Jonatho

Listen/Read More

"We Don't Chalk About Susan."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 May 2022 20:36

A Senate vote to protect abortion rights fails but the larger fight has just begun, Joe Biden’s top economic advisor Brian Deese talks about the White House strategy on inflation and more, and Donald Trump goes 1 for 2 in this week’s primaries while

Listen/Read More

"Running the Ultra MAGAthon." (Live from St. Louis!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 May 2022 07:00

Guest host Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon, Jon and Dan live in St. Louis! The newest tell-all book reveals Donald Trump wanted to lob missiles at Mexico. Joe Biden tags Republican extremism as ultra-MAGA. Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush explains why

Listen/Read More

"Ginni Leaked It!" (Live at The Chicago Theatre!")

By Crooked Media/Fri, 06 May 2022 08:30

Guest host Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon, Jon and Dan live in Chicago! Democrats look for ways to protect abortion access as the midterms approach. This week's Ohio primary strengthens Trump’s position as kingmaker in the GOP. Michigan State Senator

Listen/Read More

What the SCOTUS leak could mean for abortion (Strict Scrutiny Emergency Episode)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 03 May 2022 22:41

Kate, Leah and Melissa get together for an emergency episode of Strict Scrutiny to discuss a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion that indicates the justices are prepared to overrule the decisions protecting and reaffirming the constitutional right to

Listen/Read More

"Trump's Missed Vance."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 03 May 2022 07:01

The midterms are six months away and new polling has the race closer than you might expect, Donald Trump forgets who he endorsed in Ohio, and later: some fun with the highlights and lowlights of Saturday's White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Protect

Listen/Read More

"Drop Debt Gorgeous."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Apr 2022 21:39

President Biden indicates he is considering student debt relief while Joe Manchin continues to block the rest of the Democratic agenda in the name of bipartisanship, Tucker Carlson and Matt Gaetz turn on Kevin McCarthy after the latest round of leake

Listen/Read More

"New Phone, Coup Dis?" (with Stacey Abrams!)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 26 Apr 2022 07:01

Republicans were even more complicit than thought in carrying out and covering up Donald Trump’s coup, Kevin McCarthy gets caught lying, Stacey Abrams joins to talk about her race for Governor, and later: some recommendations on what to watch and rea

Listen/Read More

“DeSantis Cancels Disney.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Apr 2022 21:29

Ron DeSantis cancels Disney as Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow teaches her party how to win the culture wars, Dr. Bob Wachter joins to talk about the fate of the federal mask mandate and more, and later, it’s time for another round of Take Ap

Listen/Read More

"Midterm Madness with Elizabeth Warren."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Apr 2022 07:02

Senator Elizabeth Warren stopped by Crooked HQ to chat with Tommy and since Jon, Jon, and Tommy covered lots of news in the DC and Boston live pods, they dig into the mailbag today to answer some of your questions on the midterms, messaging, favorite

Listen/Read More

"Am I The Masshole?" (Live from Boston)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 17 Apr 2022 15:16

Guest host Jane Coaston joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live in Boston! Donald Trump tests his strength in the Republican party by endorsing a slate of extreme primary candidates. The internet cringes as Elon Musk tries to buy Twitter. Massachusetts S

Listen/Read More

"America’s Next Top Press Secretary." (Live from D.C.!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 15 Apr 2022 07:37

Guest host Jane Coaston joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live in the nation's capital! Donald Trump makes his first major campaign investment while many question if his endorsements are losing their political power, Republicans remain intent on fightin

Listen/Read More

“Mitch McConnell does lines."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 12 Apr 2022 07:01

Joe Biden takes new action to fight gun crime, the Trump family may soon face accountability for a bunch of other crimes, and the Atlantic’s Mark Leibovich is here to talk about how Official Washington has changed since the last time he skewered the

Listen/Read More

"OK, Groomer."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Apr 2022 21:21

Democrats navigate immigration, student debt relief, and gas prices with an eye on the midterms, Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler joins to discuss the strategy behind some of the big wins in his state’s local elections this week, and the M

Listen/Read More

“Is Palin Running? Alaska!”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 05 Apr 2022 07:01

Democrats move closer to confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a criminal referral from the January 6 committee, and some version of Build Back Better that Joe Manchin can support, the Atlantic's Anne Applebaum talks about the current situation in

Listen/Read More

"Grand Orgy Party."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 31 Mar 2022 21:40

Republicans face new challenges from Donald Trump and cocaine orgies, Representative Katie Porter joins talk about Joe Biden’s proposed budget and billionaire tax, and Tommy joins for the March Badness Fascist Four. Vote Save America is launching its

Listen/Read More

"Keep My Wife's Name Out Your Evidence."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 29 Mar 2022 07:02

Joe Biden says Vladimir Putin cannot remain in power, Donald Trump is back to saying Vladimir Putin is smart, Clarence Thomas’s wife was part of the plot to overturn the last election, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry joins to talk about the latest atte

Listen/Read More

"Attack of the Racist Babies."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Mar 2022 20:55

Republicans beclown themselves while testing their midterm attacks on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, State Department Counselor Derek Chollet joins to talk about President Biden’s trip to Brussels as war rages in Ukraine, and Donald Trump is ditching s

Listen/Read More

"Jackasses v Jackson."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 22 Mar 2022 07:00

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson sails through the first day of Republican attacks during her confirmation hearing, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy joins to talk through the White House’s plea for Covid funding in advance of a possible uptick

Listen/Read More

Find Taylor Lorenz on Why All Culture is Internet Culture in Offline's new feed.

By Crooked Media/Sun, 20 Mar 2022 07:02

Offline has moved to its own feed! To find today's full episode, search "Offline with Jon Favreau" in your podcast app or click the link below: Subscribe to new Offline feed: go.crooked.com/offline This week, Jon is joined by the technology reporte

Listen/Read More

"Zelensky's Plea."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Mar 2022 20:53

President Biden announces more aid to Ukraine after President Zelensky delivers an emotional plea to Congress, Donald Trump may be facing some new political challenges on the road to 2024, and progressive activists Amanda Butcher and Lucas Meyer join

Listen/Read More

"Putting the Mess in Messaging."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:01

President Biden reboots his midterm agenda and message in order to fend off a red wave in November, Democratic strategist Addisu Demissie joins to talk about a DNC proposal to potentially de-throne Iowa and change the presidential nominating process,

Listen/Read More

"Putin's Price Hike." (with Elizabeth Warren!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Mar 2022 22:05

President Biden bans Russian oil and labels higher energy costs Putin’s Price Hike, Senator Elizabeth Warren is here to talk about Russian oligarchs and crypto bros, and Kevin McCarthy tells Marjorie Taylor Greene that she’s not allowed to attend any

Listen/Read More

"Too Cruel for School."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 08 Mar 2022 08:01

Hysteria's Erin Ryan joins as co-host to talk about the wave of anti-LGBTQ and abortion laws moving through red states and the GOP's recent string of technology fails, and Mehdi Hasan also joins to talk about new ways to help Ukraine that won't get u

Listen/Read More

Find Kara Swisher on the Very Online War in Ukraine in Offline's new feed.

By Crooked Media/Sun, 06 Mar 2022 08:01

Offline has moved to its own feed! To find today's full episode, search "Offline with Jon Favreau" in your podcast app or click the link below: Subscribe to new Offline feed: go.crooked.com/offline Today, Jon interviews Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley

Listen/Read More

"Ridin' for Biden vs Rootin' for Putin."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Mar 2022 22:30

The January 6th Committee lays out potential criminal charges against Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s State of the Union gets good reviews from voters, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain joins to talk about the President’s agenda for the year ahead, and

Listen/Read More

"The World Rallies Behind Ukraine."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 01 Mar 2022 08:01

Joe Biden prepares a State of the Union as war rages in Ukraine, Melissa Murray joins to talk about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, and a look at the good, bad, and ugliest moments from this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Confer

Listen/Read More

Find “Offline with Jon Favreau” in its own feed. New episodes March 6.

By Crooked Media/Sun, 27 Feb 2022 08:01

Step away from the Twitter-fueled news cycle with Jon Favreau to hear smarter, lighter conversations about all he ways that our extremely online existence is shaping everything from politics and culture to the ways we live, work, and interact with on

Listen/Read More

"Putin Chooses War in Ukraine."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Feb 2022 23:06

Ben Rhodes joins to talk about Vladimir Putin’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, as well as the response from the U.S. and the world. And later, Democratic strategist and pollster Celinda Lake joins to talk about the National Republican Senatorial Com

Listen/Read More

"Putin Finds His Pretext."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 22 Feb 2022 08:01

Ben Rhodes joins to talk about the potentially imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine and all the political and economic implications both globally and here at home, and Strict Scrutiny’s Leah Litman talks about whether Donald Trump’s lifetime of legal

Listen/Read More

Offline: Ezra Klein on the Democrat’s Echo Chamber

By Crooked Media/Sun, 20 Feb 2022 08:01

Some exciting news! Starting March 6th, new episodes of Offline will be released in its very own podcast feed. To catch new episodes, search “Offline with Jon Favreau” and follow or subscribe. In the meantime, we’re taking next week off to give Jon s

Listen/Read More

"How To Win A Culture War."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Feb 2022 22:46

Democrats try to get back on offense for the midterms, Shannon Watts from Moms Demand Action joins to talk about the historic settlement that Sandy Hook families reached with a gun manufacturer, and Jon Lovett stops by to help Dan and Jon debunk thre

Listen/Read More

"Fox Trucks Canada."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 15 Feb 2022 08:01

Democrats need a better plan to fight inflation anxiety, Republicans get bolder about defying Donald Trump, and guest host Erin Ryan joins to talk about Fox News' Valentine’s crush on Canadian truckers. For a closed-captioned version of this episode

Listen/Read More

Offline: Hank Green on Inspiring Curiosity

By Crooked Media/Sun, 13 Feb 2022 08:01

This week, Jon is joined by the internet’s dad, Hank Green. For many people, Hank is a staple of the internet, whether on TikTok, YouTube, or in the classroom. He sat down with Jon to discuss how he attempts to inspire curiosity online, the communiti

Listen/Read More

"Hangin' with Mike Pence."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Feb 2022 23:40

The Republican Party is once again in disarray thanks to Donald Trump, Democratic Governors are ending Covid restrictions as Omicron recedes, and host of The Axe Files podcast and co-host of Hacks on Tap David Axelrod is here to talk about Democrats’

Listen/Read More

"Fine, we’ll talk about Joe Rogan.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 08 Feb 2022 08:01

The Republican Party passes an official resolution stating that the violent insurrection on January 6th that left multiple people dead and injured was “legitimate political discourse;” Mike Pence says Donald Trump is wrong about his ability to overtu

Listen/Read More

Offline: Roxane Gay on Why People Are So Awful Online

By Crooked Media/Sun, 06 Feb 2022 08:01

This week on Offline, Jon is joined by writer, professor, and social commentator Roxane Gay for a wide-ranging conversation on consequence culture, writing in the age of the internet, and, of course, Joe Rogan. She explains to Jon why she’s been spen

Listen/Read More

"The Masked Fascist." with Stacey Abrams!

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Feb 2022 22:40

Donald Trump goes from fascist curious to fascist enthusiast, Stacey Abrams stops by to talk about her run for Georgia governor and how to save democracy, and Dan and guest host Alyssa Mastromonaco answer some mailbag questions.

Listen/Read More

"Pardon the Insurrection."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 01 Feb 2022 08:01

Donald Trump threatens to pardon the insurrectionists while potentially inciting new ones, guest host Ben Rhodes talks about his new Atlantic piece that focuses on how to fight Trumpism, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro talks about his demo

Listen/Read More

Offline: Abbie Richards on Fighting Disinformation on TikTok

By Crooked Media/Sun, 30 Jan 2022 08:01

This week on Offline, Jon is joined by TikToker and disinformation researcher Abbie Richards. A leading voice on the platform, Abbie inoculates her viewers to trending disinformation and provides them with the tools to fight back. Jon asks her about

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Jan 2022 22:28

Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement gives President Biden his first chance to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, former Obama White House lawyer Kate Shaw joins to talk about potential nominees and what it’s like go through a confirmation fig

Listen/Read More

"Cold War, Hot Mic."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 25 Jan 2022 08:01

Vladimir Putin inches closer to a war in Ukraine that could have global repercussions, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki talks about the Biden Administration’s new strategy for 2022, and Jon, Jon, and Tommy assess their level of concern over the

Listen/Read More

We’re Going on Tour!

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:00

Pod Save America is vaxxed, boosted, and headed back on the road! Get tickets & learn more: crooked.com/events Join Jon, Lovett, Tommy, Dan, and special guests this spring and summer as they travel across the country for conversations about politics,

Listen/Read More

Offline: Jenny Odell on How to Do Nothing

By Crooked Media/Sun, 23 Jan 2022 08:01

This week, Jenny Odell teaches Jon how to unplug and, almost literally, smell the roses. Pulling from lessons outlined in her book “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy,” Jenny makes the case that our attention is precious and what we c

Listen/Read More

"New Year, New Biden."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:10

Joe Biden marks one year in office with a two-hour press conference, Run For Something’s Amanda Litman joins to talk about the local races that could help prevent the next coup, and Donald Trump’s legal troubles pile up.

Listen/Read More

"Spar-a-lago: Ron v. Don."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 18 Jan 2022 08:01

Donald Trump’s Arizona rally offers a preview of the 2022 midterm campaign and perhaps a 2024 rivalry between him and Ron DeSantis, Martin Luther King III joins to talk about his father’s legacy and what’s next in the fight to protect voting rights,

Listen/Read More

Offline: Chimamanda Adichie on the Death of Good Faith

By Crooked Media/Sun, 16 Jan 2022 08:00

This week, the writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joins Jon on Offline to talk through the viral essay on social media that she wrote last June. The two discuss what compelled her to write that essay, how the internet has changed the way we interact wit

Listen/Read More

“Democracy in Disarray.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Jan 2022 22:54

Joe Biden and just about every elected Democrat in America make one final run at Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema on voting rights, Dr. Fauci says we’re all getting Omicron and calls one Republican Senator a moron, and Alyssa Mastromonaco joins to brea

Listen/Read More

“Joe and the Giant Speech.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 11 Jan 2022 08:01

Joe Biden takes on Republican voter suppression in Georgia, Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler talks about Ron Johnson’s re-election announcement and saving democracy in the Badger State, and Ted Cruz grovels to Tucker Carlson after referrin

Listen/Read More

Offline: Alex Stamos on Leaving Facebook and Zuckerberg’s Reign

By Crooked Media/Sun, 09 Jan 2022 08:01

This week on Offline, Jon is joined by Alex Stamos, Facebooks former Chief Security Officer. As Jon’s first guest whose worked at a social media company, Alex gives us a first-hand look at Facebook’s internal politics, delivering insight on Russian h

Listen/Read More

“Biden takes on the Big Lie.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Jan 2022 22:49

President Biden marks the anniversary of the January 6th attack with a pointed speech about the Big Lie, Donald Trump decides to shut up and cancel his press conference, Congress debates voting rights and the Electoral Count Act, and Cook Political R

Listen/Read More

“Happy Birthday to Coup.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 04 Jan 2022 08:01

Donald Trump plans a press conference to celebrate the anniversary of the insurrection he inspired, Democrats make another attempt at changing the filibuster to pass voting rights, UC San Francisco Department of Medicine Chair Bob Wachter joins to gi

Listen/Read More

Offline: Jon and Emily Favreau Answer Your Questions

By Crooked Media/Sun, 02 Jan 2022 08:00

Happy New Year! Since the beginning of Offline, Jon’s opened each episode asking listeners to submit their questions about the show. Today, joined by his wife Emily Favreau, he finally answers them. For a closed-captioned version of this episode, cl

Listen/Read More

What A Year! (LIVE from LA)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 21 Dec 2021 08:01

Our first-ever holiday spectacular brings together everyone in the Crooked Media family to look back at the good, bad and absurd of 2021, with comedy, games and music. For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of t

Listen/Read More

Offline: Elizabeth Bruenig on Forgiving Trolls and Strangers

By Crooked Media/Sun, 19 Dec 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Elizabeth Bruenig, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! The Atlantic’s Elizabeth Br

Listen/Read More

“Fox’s Insurrection Group Chat.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Dec 2021 22:32

2021’s Congressional Clusterfu*k barrels to a close as the House reveals new details about the right-wing plot to destroy democracy while the Senate tries to save it with a last-minute attempt to pass voting rights legislation. Then, former Biden Sen

Listen/Read More

“Mark Meadows’ Fascist PowerPoint.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 14 Dec 2021 08:01

The 1/6 Committee charges Donald Trump’s former Chief of Staff with criminal contempt of Congress as the former president’s allies prepare for the next coup, Joe Biden and co-president Joe Manchin chat about the future of Build Back Better, Donald Tr

Listen/Read More

Offline: Dr. Vivek Murthy on Defeating Doomscrolling with Human Connection

By Crooked Media/Sun, 12 Dec 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Dr. Vivek Murthy, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Mu

Listen/Read More

"The War on Christmas Trees."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Dec 2021 22:10

Democrats outsmart Mitch McConnell on the debt limit but are still trying to solve their Joe Manchin problem, former Obama pollster Cornell Belcher offers his read on how to frame Republican extremism ahead of the midterms, and Fox News suffers a cri

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Covid World Tour.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 07 Dec 2021 08:01

Democrats and journalists still haven’t figured out how to handle the threat of another Trump presidency, Senator Chris Murphy joins to talk about Congressional action on gun violence and whether Joe Biden’s economic agenda can pass by Christmas, and

Listen/Read More

Offline: Charlie Warzel on Facebook’s Original Sin

By Crooked Media/Sun, 05 Dec 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Charlie Warzel, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Charlie Warzel has covered the

Listen/Read More

“America’s Next Top MAGA.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Dec 2021 22:21

Republicans compete to out-crazy each other over Lauren Boebert and vaccine requirements, Law Professor Leah Litman joins to talk about the Supreme Court case that may overturn Roe v. Wade, and Dr. Mehmet Oz shakes up the 2022 midterms by carpetbaggi

Listen/Read More

“Darkest before the Omicron.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:01

The White House gets ready to fight a new variant and the same old Republican Party, Brown University Dean of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha discusses what we know and don’t yet know about Omicron, and actor Kal Penn stops by to chat about his new book

Listen/Read More

Offline: DeRay Mckesson on How Twitter Saved Black Lives

By Crooked Media/Sun, 28 Nov 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with DeRay Mckesson, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! From the creation of #BlackLiv

Listen/Read More

"Thanksgiving Mailbag!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:01

Jon and Dan answer your burning questions about politics, turkey pardons, and the best Thanksgiving side dishes. And later, Tommy narrates a special segment that explains how Democrats can better engage with Latino voters as we head into the midterm

Listen/Read More

“Kyle Rittenhouse, Right-Wing Hero.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 23 Nov 2021 08:01

The White House notches some wins while Democrats debate the party’s challenges, Professor Melissa Murray joins to talk about the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case and how the Ahmaud Arbery case may differ, and Kamala Harris’s 85 minute-presidency

Listen/Read More

Offline: Stephen Colbert on Finding Laughter in the Darkness

By Crooked Media/Sun, 21 Nov 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Stephen Colbert, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Stephen Colbert joins Jon to

Listen/Read More

“Gaslighting gas prices” (with Elizabeth Warren!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Nov 2021 22:13

President Biden hits the road to go on offense against rising prices and falling poll numbers, Senator Elizabeth Warren joins to talk about passing the Build Back Better plan, and Elijah Cone offers up the week’s worst punditry in another round of Ta

Listen/Read More

“Free Steve Bannon!”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 16 Nov 2021 08:01

Steve Bannon surrenders to the feds while Donald Trump admits yet again an attempted coup, former Obama economic advisor Austan Goolsbee joins to discuss inflation and the economy, and the DC gossip machine trains its focus on the relationship betwee

Listen/Read More

Offline: Megan Rapinoe on Social Media and Mental Health

By Crooked Media/Sun, 14 Nov 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Megan Rapinoe, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Soccer star Megan Rapinoe talks

Listen/Read More

“Republicans not quite in array.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Nov 2021 22:30

The Republican Party is still more Marjorie Taylor Green than Glenn Youngkin, Washington Post columnist Perry Bacon joins to talk Democratic midterm strategy in the wake of last week’s elections, and Jon and Dan answer a few of your questions. For

Listen/Read More

"Josh Hawley’s Masculinity Press Tour."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 09 Nov 2021 08:01

Democrats finally pass the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Bill, climate reporter Dave Roberts joins the pod to talk about week two of the COP26 Climate Summit, and Tommy and Lovett break down some of the most annoying non-headlines from the weekend inc

Listen/Read More

Offline: Peter Hamby on Saving Journalism from Twitter

By Crooked Media/Sun, 07 Nov 2021 08:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Peter Hamby, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Snapchat’s Peter Hamby talks to J

Listen/Read More

“The midterms start now.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Nov 2021 21:56

Republicans have the best Election Night since Trump won in 2016, Democrats debate what went wrong in Virginia and what it means for the ’22 midterms, and Delegate Danica Roem joins to talk about how she managed to be one of the few progressives in V

Listen/Read More

“Can Youngkin escape Trump’s taint?”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 02 Nov 2021 07:01

Joe Biden tries to rally the world to save the planet while Joe Manchin is still holding up his climate agenda back home, Donald Trump wades into the final days of the Virginia gubernatorial contest, and NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray joins to talk

Listen/Read More

Offline: Monica Lewinsky on the Internet's Culture of Humiliation

By Crooked Media/Sun, 31 Oct 2021 07:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Monica Lewinsky, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Monica Lewinsky sits down wit

Listen/Read More

“Build Back Meta.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Oct 2021 21:32

Democrats are on the cusp of passing the most progressive piece of legislation in decades that still leaves out some of the party’s most important priorities, Virginia organizer Tram Nguyen gives a report from the field with just a few days left of a

Listen/Read More

“How Mark Zucked America.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 26 Oct 2021 07:00

Facebook employees say Facebook is dangerous, a Rolling Stone report suggests that the January 6th insurrection was an inside job, and Andrew Yang stopped by Crooked HQ to chat with Jon Lovett about his new third party, Forward. For a closed-captio

Listen/Read More

Offline: Jia Tolentino on the Internet’s Endless Stage

By Crooked Media/Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:00

Offline is here to stay and the show has moved to its own feed. To listen to Jon's interview with Jia Tolentino, and the many great episodes to come, search Offline with Jon Favreau and click subscribe. See you there! Jia Tolentino, New Yorker staff

Listen/Read More

“Darkest before a deal.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Oct 2021 20:46

Democratic officials express optimism about a potential deal on Joe Biden’s economic plan, journalist Amy Westervelt from the climate podcast Hot Take joins to talk about whether we can still save the planet with Joe Manchin in the Senate, and Dan an

Listen/Read More

“Terry vs. Trump.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:05

Democrats schedule a vote on a new voting rights bill while Republicans run more Big Lie candidates, Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe talks to Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor about his race against Trump supporter Glenn Youngkin, and the

Listen/Read More

Offline with Jon Favreau (coming October 24/sneak peek)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 17 Oct 2021 10:01

Is the internet slowly breaking our brains, and what can we do about it? In the new weekly series Offline with Jon Favreau, the Pod Save America co-host sits down with newsmakers, political figures, celebrities, comedians, and writers to talk about h

Listen/Read More

"Two Truths & the Big Lie." (with Jen Psaki!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Oct 2021 21:34

White House press secretary Jen Psaki joins Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer to chat about all of the challenges in front of the Biden administration. Then Jon and Dan examine the debate over popularism and the direction of the Democratic Party and a new

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s running again, again.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Oct 2021 21:08

Donald Trump returns to Iowa and teases a second run with the full support of the Republican establishment, the race in Virginia between former Governor Terry McAuliffe and Trump-backed private equity CEO Glenn Youngkin is way too close for comfort,

Listen/Read More

"Coming soon to Pod Save America."

By Crooked Media/Sun, 10 Oct 2021 07:01

Hey! Whether you've been listening from the jump, or just discovered us because of an algorithm controlled by a billionaire sociopath, welcome! This is Pod Save America, a no-bullshit conversation about politics hosted by former Obama aides Jon Favre

Listen/Read More

“Not my default.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:02

Mitch McConnell decides that he won’t plunge the nation into a catastrophic recession for at least two more months, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Sean Patrick Maloney joins to talk about the party’s midterm strategy, and Dan and J

Listen/Read More

“Civility down the toilet.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Oct 2021 21:43

Democrats in Congress inch closer to agreement on Joe Biden’s agenda despite a few whiny centrists and bad media takes, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal joins to discuss how progressives intend to bring both bills over the finish line, and Jon, Jon, and

Listen/Read More

“The fun part.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Sep 2021 21:19

Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are still holding Joe Biden’s agenda hostage despite exclusive new polling that shows his Build Back Better plan is extremely popular in some of the most competitive House districts. Then, Dave Wasserman from the Cook P

Listen/Read More

“Cyber Ninjas Stop the Steal.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Sep 2021 21:18

The Democratic agenda is on the line this week as the House prepares to vote on President Biden’s infrastructure and Build Back Better plans, Donald Trump and his allies lay the groundwork to steal the 2024 election despite an embarrassment in Arizon

Listen/Read More

“Humane immigration and salad vaccination.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:14

President Biden tries to unify Democrats around his economic plan, former White House domestic policy director Cecilia Muñoz joins to discuss what the Administration can do about the border and immigration, and Jon and Dan break down this week’s wild

Listen/Read More

“Joe vs. the Fall-cano.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Sep 2021 21:32

Joe Biden is having a less than stellar September thanks to crises abroad and setbacks at home, the Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz talks to Tommy Vietor about his team’s scathing five-part series on Facebook, and early voting begins in the most i

Listen/Read More

“You win some, you Newsom.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Sep 2021 20:42

Governor Gavin Newsom keeps his job as the Republican recall goes down in flames, Congresswoman Katie Porter joins to talk about the latest negotiations over Joe Biden’s economic plan, and two new books detail just how close Donald Trump came to pull

Listen/Read More

“Sick of vaxxing nicely.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Sep 2021 21:55

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain joins to talk about the President’s new vaccine requirements, Republican politicians have a meltdown over Biden’s announcement, and Donald Trump commemorates 9/11 by skipping the memorial ceremony, hinting that he

Listen/Read More

“Elder Abuse.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Sep 2021 21:16

An awful August gives way to a shitshow of a September in Washington, NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray is back to talk about what’s next in the legal battle for reproductive rights, and with just a few days left until the California recall, the stake

Listen/Read More

“Resignation Dogs.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:20

The war in Afghanistan is almost over after a massive evacuation and a horrifying terrorist attack, Republican politicians use the tragedy as a pretense to call for Joe Biden’s impeachment, and NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray talks to Jon Lovett abo

Listen/Read More

“Problems not solved.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Aug 2021 20:42

Nancy Pelosi stops a centrist rebellion over the budget, a new Change Research/Crooked Media poll of Virginia gives Democrats a small lead and a few warnings signs for 2022, and California Senator Alex Padilla stops by to discuss the California recal

Listen/Read More

“The Media’s Afghanistan Amnesia.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 24 Aug 2021 02:36

NPR’s Sam Sanders joins Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor to talk about the political fallout and lessons (not) learned from Afghanistan, Democratic anxiety over the midterms, and the increasing radicalism of the Republican base. Then, Jon quizzes Tommy a

Listen/Read More

“Third shot’s the charm.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Aug 2021 20:41

President Biden grapples with criticism from Republicans like Donald Trump, journalists, pundits, and fellow Democrats over the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan. Then, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks with Jon Favreau about the Admini

Listen/Read More

“The Taliban takes Afghanistan.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:39

The New York Times’s Jane Coaston joins Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor to talk about the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the Biden Administration’s scramble to contain the fallout, and how the latest culture war is the right-wing crusade against vacci

Listen/Read More

“Fire sale on Cuomo books.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Aug 2021 21:00

Joe Biden’s economic agenda gets closer to becoming reality, Republicans flirt with a debt ceiling disaster, former Obama economic advisor Austan Goolsbee explains the debate over inflation, and good riddance to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. For a

Listen/Read More

“No Climate, No Deal.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Aug 2021 21:47

Donald Trump fails to stop Republicans from supporting the bipartisan infrastructure deal, Joe Biden and the Democrats look to budget reconciliation as their last best chance to fight climate change, Crooked Media Political Director Shaniqua McClendo

Listen/Read More

“Biden v. Florida Man.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 05 Aug 2021 20:55

Joe Biden and Ron DeSantis fight over mask and vaccine requirements as Delta ravages Florida, Congressman Mondaire Jones talks to Jon Favreau about the new eviction moratorium and student debt relief, and as Democrats worry aloud about losing their m

Listen/Read More

“The Fear Olympics.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 02 Aug 2021 21:25

Democrats make another run at passing a voting rights bill, Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha talks about what the latest CDC guidance and scary Covid headlines actually mean for you, and a new analysis about why we’

Listen/Read More

“1/6 Truth and 1/6 Truthers.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Jul 2021 21:17

Day 1 of the House’s January 6th investigation goes poorly for Republicans, Dan Pfeiffer talks to White House Covid Equity Task Force Chair Marcella Nunez-Smith about President Biden’s speech on vaccines, and a closer look at special elections in Tex

Listen/Read More

"Panic! At The Delta."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:01

The Biden Administration grapples with the Delta surge, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) talks to Tommy Vietor and Jon Favreau about the January 6th investigation, and the Top Five Wildest Moments from Donald Trump’s speech in Arizona. For a close

Listen/Read More

“Both Sides-ing the Insurrection.” (with Mehdi Hasan)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Jul 2021 20:55

Mehdi Hasan joins Jon Favreau to discuss Joe Biden’s town hall in Cincinnati, the Republican intra-party battle over vaccines and the 1/6 commission, and Tom Brady’s devastating takedown of Donald Trump. Then, Equis Research co-founder Stephanie Vale

Listen/Read More

“Is Facebook killing people?” (with Sen. Brian Schatz)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:19

The White House calls out Facebook for spreading misinformation about vaccines, Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz talks about climate change, immigration, voting rights and his tweeting habit; and later, the guys answer a few listener questions. For a cl

Listen/Read More

“deja coup.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Jul 2021 21:12

Democratic leaders agree to a $3.5 trillion economic plan, President Biden delivers an impassioned speech on voting rights that still doesn’t mention the f-word, a new book reveals that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs was actively planning to stop T

Listen/Read More

“CPAC: The Fascist & The Furious” (with Katie Porter & Dr. Vivek Murthy)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Jul 2021 22:30

Donald Trump inches closer to another run for the presidency at CPAC, Representative Katie Porter talks about President Biden’s new executive order targeting big business and big tech, and Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy discusses the Delta variant,

Listen/Read More

“Trump Mini-Me’s and Wannabe’s.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Jul 2021 21:09

Democrats look to the midterms as they prepare to pass most of Joe Biden’s agenda in one bill, while Republicans believe that their path to victory runs through Donald Trump. Then, The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer talks to Dan Pfeiffer about his new book,

Listen/Read More

“Baby, you’re a firework.” (Fourth of July holiday pod!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Jul 2021 07:01

In a special Fourth of July holiday episode, Tommy and Jon L. take a hard look at some of the widely accepted narratives that shape American politics and culture, and Ira Madison III and Jason Concepcion join the pod for a debate about our most patri

Listen/Read More

"Criminal Apprentice." (with Anat Shenker-Osorio!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Jul 2021 21:38

Communications expert Anat Shenker-Osorio joins Dan as Donald Trump and leaders of The Trump Organization get closer to seeing the inside of a jail cell, the House votes to create a select committee to look into the January 6 attack, and a potential

Listen/Read More

"MAGA v. The Military." (with Sam Sanders!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Jun 2021 22:23

NPR's Sam Sanders joins the pod as Donald Trump holds his first rally since leaving the White House, former AG William Barr reveals what really went down between him, Trump, and Mitch McConnell, Republicans’ obsession with critical race theory finds

Listen/Read More

“Infrastructure 1, Democracy 0.” (with Sen. Amy Klobuchar!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Jun 2021 22:12

Joe Biden announces a bipartisan infrastructure deal, Senator Amy Klobuchar talks to Dan Pfeiffer about what’s next for voting rights, Democrats grapple with the issue of crime, and this week’s most important question: could the next Speaker of the H

Listen/Read More

“That new Biden smell.” (with Sen. Bernie Sanders!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 Jun 2021 21:40

Joe Biden’s approval rating takes a hit among some Democrats as Republicans obstruct his agenda, law professor Melissa Murray joins to discuss whether the Supreme Court is as right-wing as we thought, and Senator Bernie Sanders talks to Tommy Vietor

Listen/Read More

“Juneteenth and the GOP’s anti-anti-racism.” (with Jelani Cobb!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:37

Joe Manchin is Joe Manchining all over infrastructure and voting rights legislation, New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb joins to discuss the right-wing hysteria over teaching kids about racism, and Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in the most hotly-anticipa

Listen/Read More

“Trump Leaks and Tax Cheats.” (with Rep. Val Demings!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:16

Florida Congresswoman Val Demings joins to talk about the news that Donald Trump’s Justice Department targeted House Democrats and her bid to unseat Senator Marco Rubio. Then, Jon, Jon, and Tommy discuss how new reports about rich people avoiding tax

Listen/Read More

“Does size matter?” (with Pete Buttigieg!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:02

Joe Biden’s Hot Vax Summer is off to a rocky start thanks to Republicans in Congress, and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg talks to Jon Lovett about how the administration plans to pass their jobs and infrastructure plan. Then, Dan Pfeiffer

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Fauci fetish.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 07 Jun 2021 22:24

Joe Manchin says he’s voting against the For the People Act, Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail to target Dr. Fauci, and a new Democratic analysis of 2020 offers the party advice on message and organization ahead of the midterms. Then journal

Listen/Read More

“Cowboy up, Joe Manchin.” (with Stacey Abrams and Ben Rhodes!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Jun 2021 21:23

Donald Trump says he’ll be reinstated as President this August as his former National Security Advisor calls for a military coup, Republicans continued their coordinated assault on voting rights, and Democrats win big in a New Mexico special election

Listen/Read More

"Body temperature takes." (500th episode special!!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 31 May 2021 07:01

Pod Save America is celebrating 500 episodes! Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan answer listener questions, quiz their memories, and reminisce about the last few years. For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsaveamerica.

Listen/Read More

“Stop the 2024 Steal.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 May 2021 21:23

A grand jury is convened to decide Donald Trump’s fate as he mulls another run for president, Marjorie Taylor Greene compares vaccine and mask requirements to the Holocaust, Republican legislatures in swing states are laying the groundwork to overtur

Listen/Read More

“The AP Bows to the Right-Wing Mob.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 May 2021 21:50

Joe Biden’s ambitious agenda confronts the reality of a broken Congress, the Associated Press sets off a controversy over objectivity in journalism after firing a reporter for her tweets, and New York political reporter Jeff Colton talks to Jon Lovet

Listen/Read More

"Capitol-storming police-haters."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 May 2021 21:02

Republican leaders reject a bipartisan commission created to investigate their own attempted murder on 1/6, Democrats finish a new analysis of why they nearly lost the House in 2020, and NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray talks to Jon Favreau about the

Listen/Read More

“Dr. Fauci, Unmasked.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 May 2021 21:55

The Biden Administration faces a moment of truth over the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine, Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to Jon Lovett about the CDC’s new mask guidelines, and a look at some important stories to watch this week, including

Listen/Read More

“Cheney Reaction.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 May 2021 21:00

Republicans purge Liz Cheney then meet with Joe Biden, Tucker Carlson launches an anti-vax crusade on Fox, and a look at this year’s Virginia gubernatorial race, including Dan’s interview with one of the Democratic candidates, Jennifer Carroll Foy.

Listen/Read More

“Horny for Bipartisanship.” (with Beto O’Rourke!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 May 2021 21:23

President Biden meets with Republicans who are blaming him for a disappointing jobs report, more states follow Georgia in passing voting restrictions, and Beto O’Rourke joins to talk about Texas’s new voter suppression legislation and the grassroots

Listen/Read More

“Republicans cancel a Cheney.” (PLUS - Elizabeth Warren!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 May 2021 20:52

Republican cancel culture comes for the Cheneys, Mark Zuckerberg’s private Supreme Court upholds Facebook’s decision to suspend Donald Trump, and new Census figures show that an increasingly diverse electorate may not help Democrats as much as the pa

Listen/Read More

“Vax On, Mask Off.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 May 2021 22:38

Donald Trump and his allies are winning the GOP’s civil war, Rudy Giuliani and Matt Gaetz may face indictments, and the Biden Administration weighs steps to speed up Covid vaccinations in the U.S. and around the world. Then, in the Under the Radar se

Listen/Read More

“A Very Lit Joint (Address) with Jen Psaki.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Apr 2021 21:00

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki joins Jon and Dan to break down President Biden’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress. Then, new 2020 Census data jeopardizes Democratic control of Congress, and Republicans spend the week spreading a sl

Listen/Read More

“Raise Caitlyn Jenner’s taxes!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Apr 2021 21:15

President Biden prepares to roll out an ambitious agenda ahead of his first address to a Joint Session of Congress, the potential recall in California gets more attention now that Caitlyn Jenner has declared her candidacy for governor, and Republican

Listen/Read More

“Accountability today, justice tomorrow.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Apr 2021 21:15

Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murdering George Floyd, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) joins to talk about renewed hope that Congress might pass police reform, and Democrats re-introduce the Green New Deal as Joe Biden pledges to cut carbon emissions in hal

Listen/Read More

"The Tucker Carlson Caucus."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:32

The Biden administration waffles on its pledge to take in more refugees, a few Republicans try to start a white nationalist caucus in the House of Representatives, and Crooked Media Political Director Shaniqua McClendon joins to talk about Vote Save

Listen/Read More

“Daunte Wright should be alive today.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:08

The Biden Administration’s focus on the pandemic and the economy is interrupted by multiple new challenges, Democrats analyze how to poll and advertise better in the next election, and Pod Save the People’s Sam Sinyangwe joins us to talk about police

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:48

The Republican Party’s spring donor retreat becomes a MAGA-fest at Mar-a-Lago, Joe Biden launches a commission to reform the Supreme Court, and Democrats try to undo the damage Mitch McConnell did to the judiciary. Then, an Under the Radar segment th

Listen/Read More

“Are we infrastructure?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Apr 2021 20:45

The debate over Joe Biden’s jobs plan devolves into a fight over the definition of the word infrastructure, Republicans threaten their corporate donors and their grassroots donors, Matt Gaetz raises money off of his scandal, and transgender activist

Listen/Read More

“A-holes in the Outfield.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Apr 2021 21:44

Major League Baseball pulls the All-Star game out of Georgia as the battle over voting rights intensifies, the push to legalize marijuana gets a lift from Chuck Schumer, and Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler talks to Jon Favreau about how D

Listen/Read More

“Planes, Trains, and Matt Gaetz.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Apr 2021 20:35

Infrastructure Week is finally here with President Biden’s $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, Republicans continue their quest to rebrand as a Working Class Party, and Congressman Matt Gaetz is under investigation for sex trafficking. Then Tommy joins t

Listen/Read More

“March Badness.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 29 Mar 2021 21:38

The White House press corps whiffs its first presidential news conference, Republicans shape the media narrative about the border, and Georgia passes voter suppression legislation that Joe Biden called “Jim Crow in the 21st century.” Then Tommy prese

Listen/Read More

“Biden’s chance to go big.” (with Heather McGhee!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:19

Jon and Heather talk about how Biden’s next economic plan could be even more progressive and transformative than the last, the results from the latest Crooked Media/Change Research Pollercoaster series on voting rights in Arizona, and whether anythin

Listen/Read More

“The voter suppression will continue until morale improves.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Mar 2021 21:15

President Biden and Vice President Harris call out anti-Asian hate while Republicans make excuses, the GOP says that voter suppression is now their top priority, and new polling shows how Democrats can fight back. Then Jon, Jon, and Tommy each pick a

Listen/Read More

“Democracy or the Filibuster.” (with Alyssa Mastromonaco!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Mar 2021 21:11

Jason Concepcion joins to talk about the Atlanta shooting and anti-Asian racism. Then Jon and Alyssa discuss Joe Biden coming out as filibuster reform-curious, Republicans playing politics with children at the border, and dig into the mailbag to answ

Listen/Read More

“Beat the Press.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Mar 2021 22:00

Joe Biden announces vaccines for all by May 1st and Donald Trump wants credit, Tan Suit journalism returns as some political reporters work hard to generate Biden controversies, Andrew Cuomo faces more calls to resign, and progressives are concerned

Listen/Read More

“Green Eggs and Covid Relief Plan."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Mar 2021 22:07

Republicans respond to vaccine funding and $1400 check with Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head, Donald Trump fights with the Republican Party over the use of his name, and Democrats worry about what their 2020 performance among some Black and Latino voter

Listen/Read More

“The Era of Big Government is Back.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Mar 2021 22:12

Senate Democrats pass Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the fight for the $15 minimum wage continues, and Joe Manchin opens the door to reforming the filibuster. Then Virginia State Delegate Danica Roem talks to Jon Lovett about the fig

Listen/Read More

“Basket of Neanderthals.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:57

The end of the pandemic may finally be in sight, the House passes historic voting rights legislation, and Joe Biden offers his support to unionizing workers at Amazon. Then Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick talks to Jon Favreau about his new proposal that's

Listen/Read More

"Bienvenidos a Orlando (with Will Smith!)"

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:25

Democrats debate a path for the minimum wage now that the Senate parliamentarian has ruled against using budget reconciliation. Donald Trump gives the first speech of his ex-presidency at CPAC, where Republicans spend more time talking about Mr. Pota

Listen/Read More

“The Clown Prince of CPAC.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:56

Trump tightens his grip on the GOP ahead of this weekend’s CPAC speech, Texas Democrats analyze why they came up short in November, and new Data for Progress/Vote Save America polling shows overwhelming bipartisan support for voting and democracy ref

Listen/Read More

“When they Cuomo, we go high.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Feb 2021 22:29

House Democrats try to pass the American Rescue Plan by the end of the week, President Biden says he wants schools open five days a week by the end of April, and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Administration is under investigation for undercounting Covid-re

Listen/Read More

“Flyin’ Ted.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:53

The MAGA vs. Mitch McConnell battle heats up with Trump’s return to public life, Joe Biden and progressives debate how much student debt to cancel, and Texas suffers from freezing storms and rolling blackouts while Ted Cruz jets off to Cancun. Then D

Listen/Read More

“He did it. Not guilty.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 16 Feb 2021 21:55

Trump is acquitted despite a bipartisan majority voting to convict and a few last-minute witness surprises, Republicans can’t quit Trumpism, and Democrats look to pass reforms that would save democracy. Then Heather McGhee talks to Jon Lovett about h

Listen/Read More

“Impeachment, Lies, and Videotape.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Feb 2021 22:01

House Democrats use video footage of the Capitol attack to make a powerful case against Donald Trump, Republican Senators look for excuses to acquit, and the Republican Party has been losing voters since January. Then Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal ta

Listen/Read More

“Impeaching the Big Lie.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Feb 2021 22:00

The second impeachment of Donald Trump begins, President Biden reins in ICE as part of an immigration overhaul, and Fox News is hit with a $2.3 billion defamation lawsuit for spreading election conspiracies. For a closed-captioned version of this ep

Listen/Read More

“Party of Q.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Feb 2021 22:12

Democrats choose to go big and fast on Covid relief, Republicans choose applause over punishment for Marjorie Taylor Greene, and control of the House could hinge on the redistricting battles set to begin soon. Then journalist Farai Chideya talks to D

Listen/Read More

“Katie Porter’s stock tips.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 Feb 2021 22:04

Republicans make Joe Biden an offer he can refuse, the race to vaccinate America is on, and the new face of the GOP is a QAnon school shooting truther who believes that wildfires are caused by Jewish laser beams. Then Congresswoman Katie Porter talks

Listen/Read More

“Go Big or Lose Small.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Jan 2021 22:27

Senate Republicans seem likely to exonerate the man who incited a mob that almost killed them, and our new Crooked Media/Change Research Pollercoaster series shows that Joe Biden’s agenda is extremely popular and MAGA media continues to radicalize it

Listen/Read More

“There’s no ‘I’ in ‘Unity.’”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Jan 2021 22:30

President Biden steers his Covid relief plan through bad faith whining about unity, Mitch McConnell tries to prevent Democrats from taking control of the Senate, and the MAGA extremists are winning the Republican civil war. Then White House Press Sec

Listen/Read More

“Joe Biden is President.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Jan 2021 22:22

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, Kamala Harris is sworn in as the 49th Vice President, former game show host Donald Trump retires to Florida, and the new administration immediately gets to work.

Listen/Read More

“Trump who?”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:42

In the final pod of the Trump Era, Jon, Jon, and Tommy talk about the 45th President’s final days in office, how he’s changed the Republican Party and America over the last four years, and President-elect Joe Biden's new plans to fight the recession

Listen/Read More

"2 Impeachment 2 Furious.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Jan 2021 22:10

Donald Trump becomes the first president in history to be impeached twice, ten Republicans break from the party over the vote, and Mitch McConnell weighs a conviction in the Senate. Then Stanford researcher Renée DiResta talks to Dan about online rig

Listen/Read More

“Tweets and Reconciliation.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Jan 2021 22:24

The fallout continues from last week’s Trump-inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol, as the House prepares to impeach Donald Trump for the second time, and the President’s personal Twitter account is banned forever. Then former Bernie Sanders campaign m

Listen/Read More

“Two Americas.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Jan 2021 22:44

Donald Trump incites a violent insurrection against the U.S. Capitol, and Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff make history in Georgia, wresting control of the U.S. Senate away from Mitch McConnell. Then New Georgia Project CEO Nsé Uf

Listen/Read More

“Sedition: Impossible.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Jan 2021 22:30

Jon, Jon and Tommy kick off 2021 by examining the last ditch attempts by Donald Trump and Republicans to subvert November’s election, the latest in the Senate races in Georgia, and what it will take to fix the Trump administration’s bungled vaccine r

Listen/Read More

"PSA Presents: The Pundies."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Dec 2020 08:01

Jon, Jon, and Tommy go over the worst takes of 2020 (including their own) during Pod Save America’s first annual Pundies! Then, they reflect on their 2020 New Year’s resolutions and make some new ones for 2021.

Listen/Read More

Introducing 'Gaining Ground: The New Georgia' (episode 1)

By Crooked Media/Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:15

Our new podcast, “Gaining Ground: The New Georgia” is a co-production of Tenderfoot TV and Crooked Media. Episode 1: Wins and Losses As Georgia gears up for another Election Day, we take a look back at the significance of the 2018 Governor’s race th

Listen/Read More

“Melania’s Last Christmas” (Holiday mailbag!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:01

Jon F. and Dan answer your questions on the Senate majority, redistricting, what they hate about Twitter and like about Taylor Swift’s new albums.

Listen/Read More

“Stimulus checks and balances.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Dec 2020 23:09

Mitch McConnell agrees to stimulus checks because he’s worried about losing Georgia, Covid relief nears the finish line, and Democrats ponder why they lost the Senate race in Maine. Then, in an excerpt of his interview on this week’s Pod Save the Wor

Listen/Read More

“Drunk on Coup-laid.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Dec 2020 22:10

The U.S. launches the largest vaccination effort in history as the first doses of Pfizer’s vaccine are delivered, the Electoral College meets to formalize Joe Biden’s victory, and the Republican Party chooses Donald Trump over democracy.

Listen/Read More

“The Mitch Who Stole Christmas.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Dec 2020 22:52

Mitch McConnell blocks bipartisan pandemic relief to help his corporate pals, Joe Biden continues to staff up his Cabinet and White House, and Republicans run their 2020 playbook in Georgia. Then messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio talks to Jon abou

Listen/Read More

“Caught in the Trump trap.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 07 Dec 2020 22:11

President-elect Biden makes announcements about his pandemic strategy and health care team, Trump asks Georgians to vote in an election he says is rigged, and then attacks Republicans who won’t support his coup. Then Rachel Maddow talks to Jon Lovett

Listen/Read More

“Pardon me?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:52

Covid relief has new life after a bipartisan group of Senators announces a new plan that wins the support of Joe Biden and Democratic leaders, and Donald Trump prepares to leave the White House by potentially handing out pardons and announcing his 20

Listen/Read More

“Certified Loser.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Nov 2020 22:57

Donald Trump’s attempted coup fizzles out after an impressive streak of losses, and President-elect Joe Biden announces an experienced and diverse set of picks for his national security, economic, and communications teams. Then Congressman Joaquin Ca

Listen/Read More

"The ads that defined 2020."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:02

Jon F. and Dan connect for a special crossover installment of the hit YouTube series "Campaign Experts React" and break down the best and worst of the Trump and Biden campaign ads. Check out youtube.com/crookedmedia for more of the show.

Listen/Read More

"Have you tried role playing?" (Thanksgiving mailbag!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 23 Nov 2020 08:02

Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer your questions about the 2020 election, incoming Biden administration, Thanksgiving dishes, and more.

Listen/Read More

“My Cousin Rudy.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Nov 2020 22:07

Trump and Republicans continue their failing scheme to steal the election, Joe Biden makes his first round of White House hires, and Democrats figure out how to keep Georgia blue. Then Reverend Raphael Warnock talks to Jon about how he plans to win h

Listen/Read More

“Transition to greatness!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:57

The outgoing president's antics consume attention that should be focused on the raging pandemic, while President-elect Biden looks to make progress on climate change, immigration, student debt, and other issues. Then Democratic strategist Chuck Rocha

Listen/Read More

“One Flew Over the Coup-Coup’s Nest.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Nov 2020 21:50

Donald Trump and Republican leaders are still refusing to acknowledge that Joe Biden won, the Trump campaign strategy to steal the election is failing, and a purge at the Pentagon raises concerns. Then Stacey Abrams talks to Dan about how Democrats c

Listen/Read More

“President-elect Joe Biden.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Nov 2020 22:26

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris deliver victory speeches after the race is called, two-time popular vote loser and soon-to-be one-term President Donald Trump refuses to concede, and Democrats debate how to govern and

Listen/Read More

“Nauseously optimistic.” (Election update)

By Crooked Media/Wed, 04 Nov 2020 22:48

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan discuss the clusterf*ck of an Election Night that has ended with votes still being counted in several states, and Joe Biden on the cusp of defeating Donald Trump.

Listen/Read More

“See you on the other side.” (Pre-election special!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 30 Oct 2020 21:50

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the closing arguments and strategies from Donald Trump and Joe Biden, answer your questions, and offer some final thoughts on the 2020 election. Then, a few of Vote Save America’s incredible volunteers will talk ab

Listen/Read More

“One last ride on the pollercoaster.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:24

The Trump-McConnell Supreme Court gets involved in the election, and the results of the final Crooked Media/Change Research Pollercoaster series show Biden in the lead and Trump voters in a Fox News bubble. Then TargetSmart CEO Tom Bonier talks to Jo

Listen/Read More

“Covid, covid, covid.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Oct 2020 21:34

The pandemic dominates the final week of the election, the dueling candidate schedules reflect their most likely paths to 270, and what the early vote can and can’t tell us about the election. Then Wisconsin organizer Dakota Hall talks to Tommy about

Listen/Read More

"We got Joe!"

By Crooked Media/Sat, 24 Oct 2020 07:01

Dan and Jon L. talk with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden about what’s at stake for our democracy in the 2020 election, his final debate with Donald Trump, his plans for tackling the climate crisis, Vote Early Day, and what everyone can do t

Listen/Read More

“Abraham Lincoln over here.” (Debate recap special)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 23 Oct 2020 22:13

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down what will hopefully be the last presidential debate ever to include Donald Trump.

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s secret Chinese bank account.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:45

Trump whines about the rules, moderator, and topics in advance of the final presidential debate. Democrats inch closer to a Senate majority. Dan and Jon discuss what you can do about tightening polls, and answer some of your questions. Then disinform

Listen/Read More

“How Trump can win.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Oct 2020 21:34

Trump attacks Dr. Fauci and science as his campaign descends into chaos and recriminations, but both the Trump and Biden campaigns still see a path to victory for the President. Rudy Giuliani recycles smears against the Biden family, and Michigan Dem

Listen/Read More

“America’s Crazy Uncle.” (Town hall recap)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 16 Oct 2020 21:53

Donald Trump and Joe Biden participate in dueling town halls on ABC and NBC, Covid hits the Biden-Harris campaign, and Jon and Dan answer some listener questions. Then Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman talks to Dan about the final weeks

Listen/Read More

“Barack Obama on 2020.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:30

Former President Barack Obama joins Jon F. and Tommy to talk about the stakes of the 2020 election up and down the ballot, make his case for Joe Biden and share his vision for creating lasting progressive change in 2021 and beyond. For a transcript

Listen/Read More

"Willy Wonka and The Covid Factory.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:36

The Trump-Covid ticket returns to the campaign trail despite unanswered questions about the President’s condition, Senate Republicans revolt against Covid relief negotiations between The White House and Nancy Pelosi, and Democrats make the first day

Listen/Read More

“Kamala at me, bro.” (Debate recap!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Oct 2020 22:02

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the vice presidential debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, and discuss Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the second presidential debate. Then Beto O’Rourke talks to Jon Favreau a

Listen/Read More

“Trump's Covid Joyride.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Oct 2020 22:03

A hospitalized Donald Trump takes a spin outside Walter Reed Medical Center and tells America not to be afraid of Covid, hundreds of people are exposed to the virus because of a White House superspreader event, and the Biden and Trump campaigns grapp

Listen/Read More

“Trump gets Covid.”

By Crooked Media/Fri, 02 Oct 2020 20:55

The President and First Lady test positive for Covid-19 after flouting public health precautions and exposing countless others to the virus. Joe Biden, who has so far tested negative, resumes limited in-person campaigning and canvassing. Then Andre B

Listen/Read More

“Will you shut up, man?” (Debate recap special)

By Crooked Media/Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:43

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the lows and lower lows of the worst presidential debate in history between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Listen/Read More

“The 750 Dollar Man.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Sep 2020 21:32

Trump’s taxes reveal that he’s heavily in debt and doesn't pay income taxes, Republicans want to make Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination about her Catholicism instead of her opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and Joe Biden prepares to face off with D

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Coup de Nah.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:47

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, Democrats fight to overcome mail-in voting shenanigans, and Republicans make appeals to QAnon supporters. Then Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks to Jon about the Democratic strategy ar

Listen/Read More

“RBG and the fight to come.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:05

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 years old, setting up a nomination battle to fill her seat with just 43 days to go until the presidential election. Then Kate Kendell of Take Back the Court talks to Jon Lovett about the case for e

Listen/Read More

“Herd mentality.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:09

Trump publicly rebukes his CDC Director for testifying that masks are effective and a vaccine might take awhile, he faces tough questions from undecided voters in a live town hall, and the results of our new Pollercoaster survey with Change Research

Listen/Read More

“50 Days to Joe.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Sep 2020 21:11

Trump finishes his weekend of superspreader rallies with a trip to California amid a climate disaster he thinks is a hoax, Mike Bloomberg says he’ll spend at least $100 million in Florida to help Joe Biden, and Bernie Sanders urges Biden to talk more

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Covid confessions.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Sep 2020 20:41

Trump confesses to Bob Woodward that he intentionally downplayed the severity of the virus for the last six months, the western United States is on fire because of climate change, and dueling advertising strategies tell us how the Trump and Biden cam

Listen/Read More

“Is hating the troops good for Trump?”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 08 Sep 2020 20:34

Joe Biden maintains a steady lead as the campaign enters the homestretch, Trump spends five days defending himself against disgraceful comments about U.S. service members, and the August jobs report shows slowing job growth and more permanent job los

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Sep 2020 20:22

Trump deflates his convention bounce with a week of deranged conspiracies and potential felonies, a Pollapalooza shows the race largely unchanged by the conventions and Trump’s crime message, and Joe Biden’s record-breaking month of fundraising allow

Listen/Read More

“The Weakest Strongman.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 31 Aug 2020 21:18

Trump cheers on violent supporters in Kenosha and Portland, Joe Biden gives a speech in Pennsylvania condemning violence and Trump, Covid outbreaks on college campuses get worse, and the White House weighs a strategy of herd immunity and a quick vacc

Listen/Read More

“Well that was terrible.”

By Crooked Media/Fri, 28 Aug 2020 22:06

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down Donald Trump’s acceptance speech and discuss how the Republican National Convention will shape the final 67 days of the 2020 campaign.

Listen/Read More

“Kenosha vs. Convention.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Aug 2020 21:05

The protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin after the police shooting of Jacob Blake provide the backdrop to a Republican National Convention where the party tries its hardest to stoke division and deny reality. Then Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barn

Listen/Read More

“The RNC: Now, With 5x More Trump!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:46

The Republican National Convention lineup is heavy on Trump and light on policy, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris see their favorability rise after last week’s convention, Trump touts another unproven Covid treatment, and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy te

Listen/Read More

“It’s Joe Time.”

By Crooked Media/Fri, 21 Aug 2020 21:25

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan reflect on Joe Biden’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, reflect on the week of speeches and moments, and look ahead to next week’s Republican National Convention. For a closed-captioned version of thi

Listen/Read More

“The Convention is good!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Aug 2020 21:07

The first three days of the Democratic National Convention features a wide variety of locations, segments, and speakers, including major addresses from Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, Barack Obama, and Kamala Harris. Then Elizabeth Warren

Listen/Read More

“The Democratic National Couch-vention.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Aug 2020 21:20

The Postal Service warns states that mail-in ballots might not be counted in time, Democrats plan an emergency hearing with the Postmaster General, and the first all-virtual Democratic National Convention begins with speakers ranging from John Kasich

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Aug 2020 21:05

Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris to be his Vice President, and Hysteria’s Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon and Dan to break down the choice, the rollout, and the reaction of Donald Trump. Then Black Voters Matter Fund co-founder LaTosha Brown talks to Jo

Listen/Read More

“Art of the Steal.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Aug 2020 20:58

Donald Trump announces a few fairly useless executive actions, forges ahead with his plan to steal the election, and dismisses new reports of foreign interference by Russia. Then New York State Attorney General Letitia James talks to Jon Lovett about

Listen/Read More

“Debate me, coward.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:11

Tuesday’s primaries lead to Missouri victories for Medicaid expansion and Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush, the Biden campaign announces the biggest advertising buy in history across 15 states, and the Trump campaign makes debate demands while l

Listen/Read More

“You’ve got (no) mail.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:03

The Trump campaign smashes that reset button, the President tries to undermine the election by attacking mail-in voting and the Postal Service, Republicans refuse to extend unemployment benefits, and Joe Biden gets close to selecting his running mate

Listen/Read More

"Sex Demons and Karaoke with Dan and Alyssa."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Jul 2020 21:22

Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Dan to talk about Trump's promotion of more conspiracy theories, jealousy of Dr. Anthony Fauci, inability to help himself politically, and failure to confront Vladimir Putin, even when American lives are at risk. Then, they

Listen/Read More

"99 days to the election (with Mehdi Hasan)."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:27

The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan joins to discuss the state of the presidential campaign now that we’re less than 100 days out, how COVID reached deep into the White House and forced major changes to Trump’s campaign, the latest with COVID relief in Congr

Listen/Read More

“Person, woman, man, camera… podcast.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:56

Dan and Tommy talk about the new tone that President Trump is not adopting now that daily White House coronavirus briefings have resumed, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling out a culture of misogyny after a Republican accosted her on the steps of

Listen/Read More

“The John Lewis Voting Rights Act.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Jul 2020 21:12

Donald Trump’s 40-minute interview with Fox News’s Chris Wallace is perfection, the Administration is sending unidentified paramilitary troops to crack down on protesters in Portland, and America says goodbye to Congressman John Lewis and CT Vivian,

Listen/Read More

“Parscale finds something new.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Jul 2020 21:09

Trump replaces his campaign manager as his re-election bid hits a rough patch, Joe Biden rolls out an ambitious new climate plan, and his campaign decides whether to expand the map by competing in states like Texas and Georgia. Then Dr. Abdul El-Saye

Listen/Read More

“Cold Stone Schemery.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:47

Roger Stone is rewarded for covering up Trump’s corruption with a commuted prison sentence, the White House orchestrates a hit job on Dr. Anthony Fauci for telling the truth about the pandemic, and Congress debates the next round of pandemic relief a

Listen/Read More

That's the Ticket Episode 3: The Decision

By Crooked Media/Fri, 10 Jul 2020 07:01

On the third, and final, installment of That's the Ticket, Dan and Alyssa talk about what factors a candidate has to consider once they've vetted potential VPs, how the vice presidential announcement process has evolved over time, and finally who the

Listen/Read More

“SCOTUS Gives Trump Notice.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:04

The Supreme Court rules on Native rights and Trump’s taxes, the President bullies schools to re-open, Joe Biden and progressive Democrats find common ground, and Kanye West flirts with a presidential bid. Oklahoma journalist Rebecca Nagle talks to Jo

Listen/Read More

“Joe Biden, Antifa General.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:04

The President commemorates July 4th with a racist speech at Mt. Rushmore, the Biden and Trump campaigns focus on the pandemic response, and Senate Republicans weigh distancing themselves from Trump as they fall behind their Democratic challengers in

Listen/Read More

That's the Ticket Episode 2: Paving the Way

By Crooked Media/Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:00

On the second episode of That's the Ticket, Dan and Alyssa talk through Biden's pledge to select a woman as his running mate and how the candidacies of Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin got us to where we are today. Then, Alyssa talks to writer Rebec

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Recovery Summer.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 21:09

Trump celebrates another month of double-digit unemployment and rising Covid infections, and Dan and Jon answer your questions about reopening schools, the Lincoln Project, DC statehood, Supreme Court vacancies, Pod Save America dance-offs, and more.

Listen/Read More

"Statues over soldiers.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 20:54

Trump does nothing about reports that Russia put a bounty on American troops, shares a video of his supporters chanting “white power,” and asks the Supreme Court to end the Affordable Care Act. Then Biden adviser Ron Klain talks to Jon Favreau about

Listen/Read More

That's the Ticket Episode 1: Vet on It

By Crooked Media/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:01

In the first episode of this three part mini-series, Dan Pfeiffer and Alyssa Mastromonaco break down the vetting for vice presidential candidates - how it happens, why it's so secret, and what can go wrong. They'll talk you through the history of the

Listen/Read More

“Biden up, Trump down, Covid rising.” (with Alyssa Mastromonaco!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:53

Alyssa Mastromonaco joins as a guest host to talk about the Covid resurgence, what Tuesday’s progressive primary victories mean for the Democratic Party, and Joe Biden’s commanding lead over Donald Trump in the battleground states. Then Jamaal Bowman

Listen/Read More

“Live, from the Tulsa overflow” (with Jon Stewart!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Jun 2020 21:40

Trump tanks in Tulsa with a small crowd and rambling speech, fires a U.S. Attorney who was investigating his allies, loses a legal battle to stop John Bolton’s book from being published, and loses the Supreme Court decision over DACA. Then Jon Stewar

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Jun 2020 20:28

Color of Change Chair Heather McGhee joins as a guest host to talk about Trump’s speech on police reform, the Senate Republican bill, where Joe Biden and the Democrats stand, and how we can ensure that this moment becomes a durable political movement

Listen/Read More

“Trump, unmasked.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Jun 2020 21:28

Police kill Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta as Republicans in Congress balk at reform proposals, Trump moves the date of his Juneteenth MAGA rally even as some advisors suggest he attack the Black Lives Matter movement, and Covid cases rise in 22 states a

Listen/Read More

“Let the healing begin!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Jun 2020 21:01

Trump prepares for a potential speech on race and unity by attacking an elderly protester and defending Confederate-named buildings, Republicans feel the pressure on police reform, and Joe Biden opens up a big lead in the polls. Then Stacey Abrams ta

Listen/Read More

“Protest works.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Jun 2020 21:10

The mass demonstrations against police violence and racism have ignited a debate about transformational change, Republican and military leaders start to abandon Trump, and the President celebrates double-digit unemployment. Then Los Angeles District

Listen/Read More

“Your President of Lawlessness and Disorder.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:35

The nationwide protest against racism and injustice shows early signs of progress, Trump’s presidency reaches a dangerous new low, and Joe Biden and Barack Obama remind us what a real president sounds like. Then LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of Black

Listen/Read More

“Justice for George Floyd.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:44

George Floyd’s murder sparks nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism, Donald Trump responds by hiding in the White House and tweeting, and Joe Biden ventures out to meet with protesters and black community leaders. DeRay Mcke

Listen/Read More

“Biden grieves, Trump tweets.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 May 2020 21:21

The two candidates mark the pandemic death toll reaching 100,000 Americans in starkly different ways, a masked Biden emerges from his home, and both campaigns compete for black voters amid new incidents of racism and violence. Then Obama veteran Paul

Listen/Read More

“How we beat Trump.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 26 May 2020 07:04

Six battlegrounds will likely determine whether Trump or Biden wins in November, and Crooked Media content chief Tanya Somanader joins to talk about why you should Adopt a State and start organizing from home. Then Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer listener

Listen/Read More

“Trump hits the Hydroxy.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 May 2020 20:38

The President takes a dangerous drug to own the libs, Ted Cruz gets in a Twitter fight with the pod, our new Change Research poll shows Joe Biden with a small lead in Michigan, and Republicans are done with helping the economy. Then Dave Weigel of th

Listen/Read More

“Fired up and ready to Zoom.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 May 2020 20:58

The President continues his purge of government officials who expose corruption, the Trump campaign uses a kitchen sink strategy to define Joe Biden, Barack Obama reminds us of what a normal president sounds like, and House Democrats pass an economic

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 May 2020 20:43

Trump tries to make the election about Barack Obama, Democrats come up short in a California special election, Joe Biden announces a set of policy unity task forces, and Democratic strategists offer his campaign plenty of advice. Then Congresswoman P

Listen/Read More

“1600 Covid Ave.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 May 2020 21:13

The White House’s robust testing and contact tracing program finds two cases inside the West Wing, Attorney General Bill Barr drops the charges against one of the President's convicted criminal friends, Barack Obama speaks out, and Trump falsely accu

Listen/Read More

“Live and Let Die.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 May 2020 20:55

Trump surrenders in the War Against the Invisible Enemy, pivots to a message about rebuilding the economy, and tries to make the race about Joe Biden. Then Jon and Dan break down the latest polls, answer some listener questions, and Dan interviews De

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 May 2020 20:43

The President steps up his efforts to blame China for the coronavirus, the Trump campaign is divided over its re-election message, Joe Biden responds to Tara Reade’s allegations, and the Vice Presidential selection process begins. Then Austan Goolsbe

Listen/Read More

“The Freedom to Kill Workers Act.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Apr 2020 21:37

Republicans’ top priority is giving corporations the freedom to let their workers and customers get sick, former Republican Justin Amash explores a third party bid for president, and new reporting emerges about an allegation of sexual assault against

Listen/Read More

“The Trump Pod Challenge.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Apr 2020 20:56

The White House weighs cutting back on Trump’s daily briefings, Republicans start to worry about November, and Joe Biden’s campaign adjusts to life in the midst of a pandemic. Then Senator Brian Schatz talks to Jon L. about the next economic relief b

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s imaginary enemy.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Apr 2020 20:12

Trump responds to falling poll numbers with a temporary ban on some forms of immigration, Mitch McConnell wants to hit pause on economic relief, and we answer some questions from listeners. Then former White House Chief Technology Officer Jason Goldm

Listen/Read More

“High on Bernie.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Apr 2020 20:47

Trump encourages Trump supporters protesting against Trump’s social distancing guidelines, governors in both parties plead for help with testing, Congress nears a deal on another economic relief bill, and China becomes a 2020 issue. Then Senator Bern

Listen/Read More

“Dems in Array.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Apr 2020 21:26

Democrats win a stunning upset in Wisconsin, Joe Biden wins the endorsements of Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren, and Data for Progress polling guru Charlotte Swasey joins Jon and Dan to break down brand new polling that details whi

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Grand Opening.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Apr 2020 20:50

Trump reignites the debate over when to re-open the country against the advice of public health experts in his own administration, his campaign launches a Blame China strategy, and Democrats use their leverage to fight for a relief bill that helps wo

Listen/Read More

“Biden v. Trump v. Coronavirus.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:27

The general election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump begins as Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign, COVID-19 trutherism gets worse as Trump media tries to spin the death toll, and Democrats look for a way to make voting safe and easy despite oppo

Listen/Read More

“More Warren, less Kushner.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:51

Donald Trump and Jared Kushner let the states fend for themselves, Republicans in Wisconsin fight Democratic efforts to make voting safer, and Bernie Sanders’s advisors encourage him to end his candidacy. Then Elizabeth Warren talks to Jon F. about h

Listen/Read More

“New tone, who dis?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Apr 2020 20:36

Donald Trump says he’ll have done a “great job” if the coronavirus death toll is between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, some reporters praise his somber delivery of this news, and Nancy Pelosi begins to float ideas for a fourth economic relief bill a

Listen/Read More

“Ratings to die for.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:48

The United States becomes the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump blames everyone but himself for the bungled response, and public health officials persuade him to abandon his Easter deadline. Then PBS's Yamiche Alcindor talks to Jon L. abou

Listen/Read More

“Give me GDP, or give me death.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:42

The Senate passes the largest economic relief bill in history, Trump spreads the deadly lie that letting the virus run wild will boost the economy, and the daily White House briefings get record cable ratings. Then Governor Gretchen Whitmer talks to

Listen/Read More

“Slush Fund Baby.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:50

Trump refuses to force the production of life-saving medical equipment, Democrats fight to eliminate a corporate slush fund from Mitch McConnell’s stimulus bill, and the coronavirus pandemic upends the 2020 campaign. Then, health care workers share s

Listen/Read More

“Where are the tests?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Mar 2020 21:13

Trump’s failures put the U.S. behind the rest of the world on testing, Congress debates the size and scope of the next economic relief package, and Joe Biden moves closer to clinching the Democratic nomination. Then Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, host of Crooke

Listen/Read More

“The coronavirus debate.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Mar 2020 21:30

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders hold a very unusual debate amid the coronavirus crisis, governments close public places across America, Trump refuses to take responsibility for testing failures, and lawmakers work to pass economic relief. Then Rep. Kati

Listen/Read More

“Trumpism fuels a pandemic.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Mar 2020 22:39

Donald Trump’s disastrous Oval Office address fails to calm Americans, Republicans fight Democratic proposals to provide economic relief, Joe Biden inches closer to an insurmountable pledged delegate lead, and Bernie Sanders vows to debate on Sunday.

Listen/Read More

“Coronavirus doesn’t watch Fox News.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Mar 2020 21:11

The coronavirus pandemic worsens and markets tank, Trump downplays the crisis and bungles the response, and Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders face off in another six states on Tuesday. Then North Carolina Senate candidate Cal Cunningham talks to Jon F. ab

Listen/Read More

“Joe’s Super Tuesday.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 04 Mar 2020 21:43

Joe Biden’s victories on Super Tuesday mark the most dramatic political comeback in recent history, Bernie Sanders faces a tougher map and a need to expand his coalition, Mike Bloomberg ends his campaign, and Elizabeth Warren contemplates her future.

Listen/Read More

“A toxic and unhelpful affair.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Wed, 26 Feb 2020 22:21

Jon, Jon and Tommy talk about the chaotic Democratic debate that went down in South Carolina just days ahead of the Palmetto State’s primary, and where the candidates stand with just a week to go until Super Tuesday.

Listen/Read More

“Getting tense out there!”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 25 Feb 2020 02:35

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the results of the Nevada caucuses and the ensuing freakout that Bernie Sanders is now the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic nomination.

Listen/Read More

“Honeymoon in Vegas.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:06

Jon, Jon, and Tommy break down the feistiest Democratic debate yet, hosted by NBC in Las Vegas, Nevada. Then Democratic candidate Jessica Cisneros talks to Tommy about her primary challenge to one of Congress's most conservative Democrats in Texas’s

Listen/Read More

“Fear and Bloomberg in Las Vegas.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:22

Democrats weigh how to confront Trump’s post-impeachment lawlessness, Mike Bloomberg buys himself and his record a lot of attention, and Bernie Sanders looks for another win in Nevada. Then Jon Ralston of the Nevada Independent talks to Jon F. about

Listen/Read More

“New Hampshire feels the Bern.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 12 Feb 2020 23:06

Bernie Sanders wins a narrow but crucial victory in New Hampshire, the rest of the candidates compete to be the Bernie alternative, and Donald Trump’s Tuesday massacre reminds us of the stakes in November. Then chip in to help build the much-needed g

Listen/Read More

“Send your calculators to Manchester.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Feb 2020 22:56

Democrats try to break out of the pack in the last debate before the New Hampshire primary, Joe Biden hits Pete Buttigieg on his experience, Bernie Sanders coasts, Mike Bloomberg rises, and Donald Trump hands Democrats a gift with his budget. Then Be

Listen/Read More

“Get it together.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:26

Iowa is still too close to call as the candidates try to break through in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney votes to convict as Trump is acquitted, and the President’s State of the Union should be a wake up call for Democrats. Then Democratic presidential c

Listen/Read More

“Iowa, you had one job."

By Crooked Media/Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:01

As they wait for Iowa caucus results, Jon, Jon, Tommy and Dan talk about what went wrong in the first contest in the nomination process, what it means for the caucus moving forward and how the candidates move on from here, even as they learn more abo

Listen/Read More

"Secret poll results."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Feb 2020 03:30

Republicans block witnesses, sealing up President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. The Des Moines Register cancels its highly anticipated Iowa poll the weekend before the caucus. Then, Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan talk about what they've seen and

Listen/Read More

“Democracy dies with Dershowitz.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Jan 2020 21:29

Trump's defense team argues that the President can do anything to get elected, Republicans close in on the votes to block witnesses, and a SuperPAC makes the case that Bernie isn’t electable. Then Senator Amy Klobuchar joins to talk about impeachment

Listen/Read More

Iowa Episode 5: Voting is not enough

By Crooked Media/Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:00

In the final episode of this five-part series on the Iowa caucuses, we take you back to Iowa one last time for the final sprint before caucus day. We explore how impeachment is impacting the campaigns, attend events with major surrogates like Alexand

Listen/Read More

“Bolton’s bombshell.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:41

John Bolton’s explosive new book upends Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Adam Schiff joins to talk about what happens next, and Bernie Sanders extends his lead in Iowa as other candidates raise electability questions. Then Ezra Klein talks to Dan ab

Listen/Read More

“Davos confessions.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:48

Schiff makes the case against Trump, Trump confesses to obstruction and floats cuts to Medicare and Social Security in Davos, and Bernie gains momentum with less than two weeks until Iowa. Then Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalitio

Listen/Read More

“Hillary endorses Bernie.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 21 Jan 2020 22:17

Trump’s lawyers kick off his impeachment trial by arguing that the President can’t be impeached, Mitch McConnell is forced to make concessions on the rules, Biden and Bernie tangle on Social Security, and the New York Times endorses Amy Klobuchar and

Listen/Read More

“Bernie is my friend.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:48

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan talk about Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses, hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines. BIG NEWS. Pod Save America is going on tour. Presale is January

Listen/Read More

“It's wide open!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:40

The Trump Administration is caught lying about Iran, the public sours on the President’s handling of the crisis, and the Des Moines Register poll shows a very close race in Iowa between Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, and Joe Biden.

Listen/Read More

The Wilderness, Season 2 (coming January 13, 2020)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 12 Jan 2020 17:13

Jon Favreau looks for the path to victory in 2020 by talking to voters, strategists, organizers, and candidates in the battleground states that will decide the election. Subscribe to The Wilderness: Apple Podcasts: apple.co/thewilderness Other Podcas

Listen/Read More

“All is not well!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:22

Trump gives his Mission Accomplished speech after a momentary pause in the crisis he started, Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans get ready to vote for a rigged impeachment trial, and the endorsements start piling up in the Democratic primary.

Listen/Read More

“A little noise from Iran.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Jan 2020 21:49

Trump starts a new conflict in the Middle East by assassinating an Iranian general, John Bolton says he’s willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial, and the primary is too close to call with less than 30 days until Iowa. Then Senator Chris M

Listen/Read More

“Resolutions of the Pod for 2020.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Dec 2019 08:00

In their second annual New Year’s resolutions pod, Jon, Jon, and Tommy react to resolutions from some of your favorite 2020 candidates. Then they hold themselves accountable for the resolutions they made a year ago - and make new resolutions for the

Listen/Read More

“Holiday mailbag!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Dec 2019 08:00

Jon F. and Dan answer your questions on 2020, the Senate, campaign finance, their top Spotify picks, and more.

Listen/Read More

“Whine cave.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 20 Dec 2019 22:44

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan talk about the impeachment of Donald Trump and the final Democratic debate of 2019, hosted by PBS and POLITICO in Los Angeles, California.

Listen/Read More

“A jury of Trump’s peers.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Dec 2019 22:03

The House prepares to impeach Donald Trump as new polling shows an uptick in support, Chuck Schumer tries to prevent Mitch McConnell from rigging the Senate trial, and the Democratic presidential candidates prepare for their final debate of 2019.

Listen/Read More

“The Do Something Democrats.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:08

Democrats are on the verge of voting to impeach Donald Trump and to approve his trade deal, Bernie Sanders is underestimated, Joe Biden contemplates serving one term, and Pete Buttigieg releases his McKinsey clients. Then Mike Isaac of the New York T

Listen/Read More

Iowa Episode 4: The final sprint

By Crooked Media/Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:03

In episode four of this five-part series on the Iowa caucuses, we take you behind the scenes as the campaigns prepare for one of the biggest nights of the primary season, the Liberty and Justice Dinner. Obama’s speech at the event back in 2007 gave h

Listen/Read More

“Devin’s Gate.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:28

Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to discuss the Inspector General’s report, Donald Trump’s response to the shooting in Pensacola, Joe Biden’s confrontation with an Iowa voter, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg’s transparency debate, an

Listen/Read More

“A global laughingstock.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:57

House Democrats prepare to draft articles of impeachment, Trump embarrasses himself and America at NATO, and Kamala Harris ends her presidential campaign. Then Senator Cory Booker talks to Jon about his strategy to make the December debate and build

Listen/Read More

Iowa Episode 3: Endorsements, surrogates and criticisms of Iowa

By Crooked Media/Tue, 03 Dec 2019 08:07

In episode three of this five-part miniseries on the Iowa caucuses, we dive into the all-important race to lock down the state’s key endorsements. These campaign surrogates, always critical, loom particularly large for the five US Senators running wh

Listen/Read More

“The Great Impeachment Bake Off.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 02 Dec 2019 22:18

The next phase of impeachment begins as the Judiciary Committee plans hearings, the 2020 primary is wide open with two months until Iowa, and Pete Buttigieg debates his opponents over free college.

Listen/Read More

“Thanksgiving mailbag.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 27 Nov 2019 08:01

Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer your questions on impeachment, 2020, politics, Thanksgiving, and more. Then Ady Barkan checks in with Jon F. about his endorsement of Elizabeth Warren and his fight to achieve Medicare for All.

Listen/Read More

Iowa Episode 2: The history and the rules

By Crooked Media/Tue, 26 Nov 2019 08:01

In episode two of this five-part miniseries on the Iowa caucuses hosted by Tommy Vietor and produced by Pineapple Street Studios, we’ll learn how violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention led to Iowa becoming the first contest of the campai

Listen/Read More

“Everyone was in the loop."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Nov 2019 22:35

The impeachment inquiry moves to a new phase, Republican Congressman Devin Nunes may be implicated in the scandal he’s supposed to be investigating, and Michael Bloomberg officially enters the Democratic primary. Then Democratic digital strategist Ta

Listen/Read More

“All that pizzazz.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:48

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down a week of pizzazz-filled impeachment hearings and the fifth Democratic primary debate in Atlanta, Georgia.

Listen/Read More

Iowa Episode 1: The Stakes

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:01

This is the first episode of a five-part miniseries on the Iowa caucuses hosted by Tommy Vietor and produced by Pineapple Street Studios. In episode one, Tommy looks back at Barack Obama's 2008 Iowa operation to explain how he won, how that victory p

Listen/Read More

“He loves your ass.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:25

Rep. Adam Schiff joins to break down all of the latest impeachment news, Pete Buttigieg takes the lead in Iowa, and Elizabeth Warren offers her own Medicare for All plan. Then Senator Sherrod Brown talks to Jon F. about impeachment, health care, and

Listen/Read More

“Welcome to the Schiff-show.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:08

Bill Taylor drops a bombshell on the first day of the impeachment hearings while Republicans peddle conspiracies, Democratic presidential candidates prepare to be Senate jurors, and Deval Patrick enters the primary. Then former Acting Solicitor Gener

Listen/Read More

On The Ground in Iowa (coming 11/19)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:00

A five episode limited series by Pod Save America host Tommy Vietor on the Iowa Caucuses. Tommy takes the listener to Iowa to spend time with the candidates, staffers and undecided voters who will determine who wins. Tommy will explain why Iowa is fi

Listen/Read More

“Lights, camera, impeachment!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:34

Democrats and Republicans telegraph their strategies for the first public impeachment hearings, and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg prepares to enter the Democratic primary. Then veterans’ advocate Paul Rieckhoff talks to Tommy about vet

Listen/Read More

“The greatest defeat in history.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Nov 2019 22:01

Democrats win big victories in Virginia and Kentucky, a new Crooked Media/Change PollerCoaster 2020 survey shows majority support for impeachment, and the Medicare for All debate between Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden gets heated. Then Run for Someth

Listen/Read More

“Fighting words in Des Moines.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:53

The House prepares for the public phase of impeachment, Republicans move towards a defense of foreign interference, and the Democratic candidates make their best case to Iowa voters as the race gets incredibly close. Then Brian Beutler talks to Jon F

Listen/Read More

"Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Impeachment Inferno."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 31 Oct 2019 22:19

The House of Representatives votes to endorse the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, a parade of the President’s employees testify against him, and the Democratic candidates descend on Des Moines for the biggest event of the Iowa caucuses.

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s crack legal team.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Oct 2019 21:27

President Trump announces the death of the Islamic State’s leader in the most Trump way possible. A federal judge gives a boost to the House’s impeachment inquiry. And Jon L. and Dan examine what Joe Biden’s apparent shift on Super PACs says about hi

Listen/Read More

Announcing: What A Day

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Oct 2019 10:00

“What A Day,” Crooked Media’s new daily news podcast, is here! Hosted by comedian Akilah Hughes and politics reporter Gideon Resnick, “What A Day” cuts through the chaos and crimes to break down the biggest news of the day, help you understand what m

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Oct 2019 23:56

New testimony from the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine all but assures the president will be impeached, while House Republicans stage a pizza sit-in to disrupt the ongoing impeachment inquiry. Jon F. and Dan also examine why some Democratic donors are fre

Listen/Read More

“Pierre Delecto, Welcome to the Resistance.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:38

Trump cancels his plan to host the G7 at his struggling hotel amid growing Republican criticism on everything from Ukraine to Syria, Pete Buttigieg is making moves in Iowa, and AOC endorses Bernie. MSNBC’s Chris Hayes joins as a guest co-host, and th

Listen/Read More

“Plans vs. Pipe Dreams.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:06

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down all the highs and lows of the fourth and largest Democratic debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times in Westerville, Ohio.

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:46

Multiple Trump officials agree to testify for the impeachment inquiry, Trump’s call with Erdogan leads to disaster in Syria, and the Democratic candidates prepare for their fourth and largest debate yet. Then Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan F

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:02

Rachel Maddow joins as guest co-host to talk about the White House announcement that they intend to obstruct the impeachment inquiry, Trump’s decision to abandon our Kurdish allies, and Facebook’s refusal to pull down false ads about Joe Biden. Then

Listen/Read More

“Where is the line?”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:07

New evidence and whistleblowers further incriminate the President, Republicans are running out of believable excuses, and Joe Biden’s campaign weighs the best response. Then Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub talks to Jon about th

Listen/Read More

“Ukraine, if you’re listening.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:55

Trump commits the impeachable offenses he’s accused of on live television, Congress subpoenas the White House and its Cabinet co-conspirators, and our latest PollerCoaster 2020 shows that Arizona is a top-tier battleground state. Then Congressman Jam

Listen/Read More

“Drunk dialing for kompromat.” (LIVE from Seattle!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Sep 2019 19:25

New polls show a majority of Americans now support an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, while the President’s campaign hones a re-election message based in conspiracy and grievance. Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and

Listen/Read More

"Big Liddle’ Lies." (LIVE from Portland!)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:05

House Democrats get moving on an impeachment strategy as a cascade of news reports sheds light on even more potentially impeachable behavior by President Trump and his goon squad. Student climate activist Ella Shriner joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan and S

Listen/Read More

“Do us a favor, though.” (LIVE from San Jose)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:53

Donald Trump becomes the 4th U.S. President to face impeachment as an explosive whistleblower report is released, the Director of National Intelligence testifies, and Nancy Pelosi launches a formal impeachment inquiry. Housing activist Candice Elder

Listen/Read More

“Rudy likes club drugs.” (LIVE from Las Vegas!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 23 Sep 2019 18:53

The President admits to using the powers of his office to target Joe Biden and his son by pressuring the Ukrainian government to fabricate a scandal, and the Des Moines Register poll shows Elizabeth Warren leading the Democratic field for the first t

Listen/Read More

“Whistle while you spy.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:35

Trump promises a foreign leader something so alarming that an intelligence staffer becomes a whistleblower, Corey Lewandowski launches his Senate campaign during an impeachment hearing, and the President wages war on California. Then Obama campaign m

Listen/Read More

“Fair Fight 2020!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:43

An attack on Saudi Arabia leads to Trump saber-rattling on Iran, new allegations surface against Brett Kavanaugh, the United Nations convenes a Climate Action Summit next week, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren avoid direct confrontation, and Crooked Me

Listen/Read More

“Joe, put your records on.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:43

Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the highlights, lowlights, and weird jokes from the third Democratic primary debate hosted by ABC in Houston, Texas.

Listen/Read More

“Taliban sleepovers and midnight cat videos.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:33

The President cancels secret negotiations with the Taliban in between tweeting cat videos, the House investigates whether the Defense Department has been propping up Trump’s businesses, and Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders start to pul

Listen/Read More

“High crimes and weather map misdemeanors.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 05 Sep 2019 20:45

The House's impeachment inquiry ambles on as Trump’s crimes pile up, a North Carolina special election looms, and the Democratic presidential candidates talk about the climate crisis for seven hours on CNN.

Listen/Read More

2020: Bill de Blasio on taxing the rich and rooting for the Red Sox

By Crooked Media/Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:01

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Jon L. to talk about staying in the race, running a city, achieving universal pre-K, beefing with Cuomo, and why he's still a Red Sox fan.

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s lost summer.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 04 Sep 2019 01:48

Trump caps off a lost summer by golfing and rage-tweeting through a hurricane, and a debate begins about which states are most important in 2020. Then political strategists David Axelrod and Mike Murphy, co-hosts of the Hacks On Tap podcast, talk to

Listen/Read More

"Our lawless, wall-less president."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Aug 2019 21:40

Alyssa Mastromonaco and Jon L. discuss reports that Trump has promised pardons if aides break the law to build his border wall, the winnowing of the Democratic presidential field, and a new Senate seat opening in Georgia. Then, Massachusetts Congress

Listen/Read More

"Nuke the Hurricane."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Aug 2019 21:29

Trump makes an enemy of China and the chairman of the Fed while the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, Trump gets a new primary challenger, and the next Democratic debate might take place over two nights. Then, Dan talks to Ben Wikler, the chair of

Listen/Read More

“The Chosen One.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:42

Donald Trump has a meltdown for the ages that includes snubbing Denmark because they refused to sell him Greenland, accusing American Jews of stupidity and disloyalty, caving to the NRA, and blaming everyone else for an economy that Trump says is the

Listen/Read More

“Vote Save The Greek.” (LIVE from LA!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:26

The Democratic primary is relatively stable heading into the fall campaign, voters are still trying to define electability, and Stacey Abrams passes on 2020 to focus on protecting the right to vote. Jemele Hill of The Atlantic joins Jon, Jon, Tommy,

Listen/Read More

“AOC calls BS.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:36

Our new Wisconsin poll shows Trump's strengths and vulnerabilities in a pivotal state, the economy shows warning signs of a possible recession, and the White House shows once again that their re-election strategy involves racist policies. Then Congre

Listen/Read More

“Impeachment: we’re in it.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Aug 2019 20:54

Trump says he’s open to background check legislation, House Democrats announce they’re in the middle of an impeachment inquiry, Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide is investigated, and the media focuses on Joe Biden’s latest gaffes. Then Congresswoman

Listen/Read More

“America’s grief vs. Trump’s grievances.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Aug 2019 21:03

The President lashed out at multiple politicians and media figures while visiting mass shooting victims in Dayton and El Paso, Democrats in Congress make a renewed push for gun safety, and a number of House Republicans are heading for the exits befor

Listen/Read More

“8chan in the White House.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Aug 2019 21:09

A white nationalist terror attack in El Paso, Texas and a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio focus the country’s attention on the President’s racism and America’s gun violence crisis. Then Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke talks to Jon F. ab

Listen/Read More

“Go to Pod Save America 3-0-3-3-0.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Aug 2019 22:57

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down all the highs and lows of the second set of Democratic primary debates hosted by CNN in Detroit, Michigan.

Listen/Read More

“Charm city offensive.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Aug 2019 22:50

The President trashes the city of Baltimore because Rep. Elijah Cummings criticized his immigration policies, Trump advisors are telling reporters that racism is a good political strategy, the House Judiciary Committee effectively begins an impeachme

Listen/Read More

2020: Bernie Sanders on democratic socialism and Cardi B

By Crooked Media/Fri, 26 Jul 2019 21:19

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sits down with Jon F. to talk about why he feels he's uniquely prepared to lead a movement for change in the 2020 presidential election, his Medicare for All plan, his strategy for getting an agenda through Congress and wh

Listen/Read More

“Mueller: The Season Finale.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Jul 2019 21:00

Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies for six hours before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democratic leaders remain hesitant on impeachment, and Joe Biden gets scrappy with his opponents over health care and criminal justice refo

Listen/Read More

“The Jackson Pollock of racism.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Jul 2019 20:40

Trump doubles down on his racist attack, the Administration proposes further restrictions on refugees and asylum-seekers, and the President heads into 2020 with an electoral college advantage. Then Adam Serwer of the Atlantic talks to Jon L. about Tr

Listen/Read More

“Jerry Nadler’s Revenge!” (LIVE from Salt Lake City)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:00

The House inches closer to impeachment after Trump’s racist week, CNN selects the Democratic debate lineups with an NBA lottery-style drawing, and Stacy Stanford from the Utah Health Policy Project joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Erin Ryan on stage i

Listen/Read More

“Get Mitch Or Die Trying.” (LIVE from Denver)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:09

The House votes to condemn the President’s racism, Mitch McConnell’s job and the Senate are up for grabs in 2020, and Governor Jared Polis joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Erin Ryan on stage in Denver, Colorado. Check out: votesaveamerica.com/getmitch

Listen/Read More

“Racist Hall of Fame.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:03

The President tells four Democratic Congresswomen of color to go back to the countries where they came from, House Democrats continue their intraparty feud, and Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders debate their health care plans. Then Politico’s Tim Alberta

Listen/Read More

"Megan Rapinoe!!!" (BONUS episode)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:01

Jon, Jon and Tommy sit down with World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe for a special bonus episode. They chat about her team’s triumph, her beef with Donald Trump, and how she’s using her platform to fight for pay equity and LGBT rights.

Listen/Read More

“A prison of political caution.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:33

The Affordable Care Act is in legal jeopardy, House Democrats argue over how to handle the latest Trump scandals, Tom Steyer runs for president, and our new PollerCoaster results show a 5-way tie for first. Then Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib joins to t

Listen/Read More

“Dems in disarray!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Jul 2019 21:07

Trump looks for a new rationale to rig the Census, Nancy Pelosi triggers an intraparty skirmish, Joe Biden goes for a campaign reset, and Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren shake up the primary. Then attorney Warren Binford talks to Tommy about her i

Listen/Read More

“The empty National Mall in Trump’s heart.” (July 4th Mailbag)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00

Jon and Dan answer your questions about Trump’s jingoistic July 4th, 2020 strategy, Medicare for All vs. Medicare for America, Ivanka’s foreign trip, and the Sixers free agency moves. Then Texas activist Marcel McClinton talks to Tommy about his deci

Listen/Read More

2020: Michael Bennet on fixing Washington and defeating Mitch McConnell

By Crooked Media/Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:00

Dan talks to Colorado Senator Michael Bennet about the threats facing our democracy, what he’ll do to fix Washington, our immigration system, and how he plans to get to universal health care. Plus, his take on fighting back against a partisan judicia

Listen/Read More

“A largely accurate affair.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 Jul 2019 21:14

The President kisses the asses of three different murderous dictators during his trip abroad, Kamala Harris is having a moment, Joe Biden is having some issues, and strategists and pundits are worried that the Democratic Party is moving too far to th

Listen/Read More

“Girlfriend, you are so on.” (Debate recap special!)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 28 Jun 2019 21:35

Twenty Democratic candidates debate over the course of two nights in Miami, and Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down who helped themselves, who didn’t, and what comes next.

Listen/Read More

2020: Steve Bullock on winning back Trump voters and making dad jokes

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:00

Jon talks to Montana Governor and Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock about getting dark money out of politics, making college and health care more affordable, and why he loves a “good” dad joke.

Listen/Read More

“Fear and electability in Miami.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:53

Tensions with Iran grow as the President threatens obliteration, the U.S. government is holding young children in inhumane detention facilities, and Trump is accused of rape. Then Change Research co-founder Pat Reilly and Jon, Jon, and Tommy break do

Listen/Read More

2020: Beto O’Rourke on Biden, Iran and the puppy primary

By Crooked Media/Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00

Tommy talks to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke about why he thinks he can win, what President O’Rourke would do on day one, recent comments by Joe Biden, lots and lots of policy and why his dog Artemis should be leading the pack.

Listen/Read More

“Trump on shuffle.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:51

The President reprises his greatest hits from 2016 at his 2020 re-election kickoff, Joe Biden struggles to keep up with politics in 2019, and Bernie Sanders feels the heat from Elizabeth Warren’s rise. Then Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) talks to Dan about

Listen/Read More

“'Tis the season for virtual treason.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:59

Trump offers up a smorgasbord of delusional buffoonery over the weekend, his Administration saber-rattles with Iran, the Democratic debate lineup is set, and Elizabeth Warren surges to the top of the field. Then Senator Harry Reid talks to Jon F. abo

Listen/Read More

2020: Andrew Yang on the universal basic income and why he hates the penny

By Crooked Media/Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00

Tommy talks to Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang about why he feels a universal basic income is necessary as more jobs are automated, how he'd get his agenda through Congress, and why he feels America needs to leave the penny behind.

Listen/Read More

“Norway, if you’re listening.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:59

The President says he’d accept foreign assistance to win in 2020, Democrats hold contempt votes over the Census scandal, Joe Biden and Donald Trump tear into each other, and Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders deliver two big speeches. Then Congresswom

Listen/Read More

“Welcome to the Panderdome.” (LIVE from Des Moines)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Jun 2019 20:03

Trump caves on his Mexican trade war, and the race to win Iowa brings 19 Democratic candidates to Cedar Rapids. Des Moines Register pollster Ann Selzer joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Connie Schultz on stage in Des Moines, Iowa.

Listen/Read More

"You can run but you can’t Hyde.” (LIVE from Chicago)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:39

Trump’s trade war threatens the economy, Elizabeth Warren calls for a new economic patriotism, and Joe Biden reverses his position on the Hyde amendment. Illinois Congressional candidate Marie Newman joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany Packnett

Listen/Read More

“Donald Trump, Diplomat.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Jun 2019 21:18

Trump spends the weekend picking fights with our biggest trading partner (Mexico) and our closest ally (the U.K.), the mass shooting in Virginia Beach puts gun control proposals back in the spotlight, and the Democratic candidates for president desce

Listen/Read More

2020: Marianne Williamson on big truths and moral outrage

By Crooked Media/Fri, 31 May 2019 20:55

Author and activist Marianne Williamson joins Jon Favreau to discuss her bid for president, the difference between moral outrage and anger, getting money out of politics, and why she wants to establish a Department of Peace. Plus, her take on the rol

Listen/Read More

“A dirty, filthy, disgusting word.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 May 2019 20:49

Robert Mueller sends an unmistakable message to Congress about impeachment, more Democrats announce their support for an inquiry, the DNC changes its requirements for the fall debates, and Elizabeth Warren’s strategy pays off. Then Veep star Julia Lo

Listen/Read More

2020: Amy Klobuchar on winning the Midwest and working with Republicans

By Crooked Media/Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar sits down with Dan to discuss what she brings to the 2020 race. They talk climate change, her plan to prioritize mental health, whether Congress should open an impeachment inquiry, and how she’ll use humor to campaign

Listen/Read More

“The world’s assignment editor.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 28 May 2019 20:55

The President sides with a murderous tyrant over advisors and allies, the Attorney General targets Trump’s political enemies, and the Democratic candidates fight for media attention in a crowded field. Then ACLU attorney Chase Strangio talks to Jon L

Listen/Read More

"Trumper Tantrum."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 May 2019 21:12

The president “storms” out of another meeting with Democrats in the Oval Office. The House inches closer to an impeachment inquiry. And a new analysis of the 2018 midterms sheds light on the challenges up ahead in 2020. Then Rebecca Traister, author

Listen/Read More

“Pod Save The Realm.” (Game of Thrones bonus!)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 21 May 2019 21:01

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Priyanka discuss the finale episode of Game of Thrones and look back on the politics of the series.

Listen/Read More

“Republican(s) for Impeachment.” (LIVE from DC!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 May 2019 12:27

Justin Amash becomes the first Republican Congressman to say that the President crossed the threshold for impeachment, and Joe Biden says that Democrats don’t want an angry candidate. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Goldie Taylor join Jon, Jon, Tom

Listen/Read More

"Half past a Handmaid’s Tale.” (LIVE from Brooklyn)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 17 May 2019 04:26

Alabama Republicans pass the most extreme abortion ban in history, John Bolton tries to start a war with Iran, and Montana Governor Steve Bullock and New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio round out the 23-candidate field for the Democratic nomination. Th

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 May 2019 21:02

Joe Biden’s frontrunner status changes the dynamic of the Democratic primary, and Donald Trump threatens to abuse his power in order to derail the former Vice President’s candidacy. Then Senator Brian Schatz joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Priyanka in stu

Listen/Read More

2020: Eric Swalwell on gun control and being bold

By Crooked Media/Fri, 10 May 2019 07:07

Tommy talks with Congressman Eric Swalwell about gun control, what it means to be bold in his campaign, his work on the intelligence committee and how he plans to win over his Trump-supporting family.

Listen/Read More

“A contest of sick burns.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 May 2019 21:24

The President's blanket defiance of Congressional oversight plunges the country into a constitutional crisis, the New York Times discovers that Trump avoided income tax by declaring a billion dollars of business loses, and Kamala Harris tries to rese

Listen/Read More

“Killing it on the economy.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 May 2019 21:13

The President coddles Putin on future election sabotage, the White House says they’re killing it on the economy, Nancy Pelosi believes Democrats need to own the center-left, and the electability debate rages in America and Westeros. Then digital stra

Listen/Read More

2020: John Hickenlooper on brewing beer and winning purple states

By Crooked Media/Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper talks with Jon Favreau about his life as a brewpub owner, his strategy for winning over Republicans, his plans to combat climate change and deal with automation, and what it’s like to govern in times of tragedy and

Listen/Read More

“Legislative cosplay.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 May 2019 21:19

William Barr lies to Congress and angers Bob Mueller, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer decide to play along with the latest Infrastructure Week, and Democrats are in need of Senate candidates for 2020. Then Senator Bernie Sanders talks to Tommy about t

Listen/Read More

2020: Tim Ryan on the working class and yoga

By Crooked Media/Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan sits down with Dan Pfeiffer at Crooked HQ in Los Angeles to discuss his economic agenda, how Democrats can retake the Midwest and his passion for mindfulness.

Listen/Read More

“The pundit gap.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 29 Apr 2019 21:30

Another white nationalist targets a synagogue in California, voters believe Trump is guilty of obstruction but aren’t ready for impeachment, and Beto O’Rourke rolls out the first detailed climate plan of the 2020 campaign. Then former Obama pollster

Listen/Read More

2020: Seth Moulton On Patriotism And Beating Trump On National Security

By Crooked Media/Fri, 26 Apr 2019 22:55

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton joins Tommy Vietor to discuss the threat of nuclear war, his time in the Marine Corps and the need for a new generation of leadership in the White House.

Listen/Read More

“Make America 2016 Again?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:51

The President ignores the law and Congress in an effort to shut down further investigations, the federal government is woefully unprepared for future election sabotage, and former Vice President Joe Biden officially enters the Democratic primary. The

Listen/Read More

“Impeach ‘em if you got ‘em.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:41

Congress debates whether to begin impeachment proceedings against the President, Elizabeth Warren proposes free college and student debt relief, and Seth Moulton enters the field. Then Jessica Yellin, author of Savage News, joins to talk about politi

Listen/Read More

2020: Kirsten Gillibrand on Medicare for All and speaking truths (From Jan. 22)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sits down with Jon Favreau to talk about Medicare for All, building a green economy, immigration, and more. (Previously released on January 22, 2019)

Listen/Read More

“This is the end of my presidency. I’m f*cked.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:44

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report is finally public, and it’s not great! Politico’s Natasha Bertrand joins to talk about all the explosive revelations, the fallout, and what comes next. Then we discuss Bernie Sanders’s decision to hold a Fox Ne

Listen/Read More

2020: Kamala Harris on American identity and secret recipes

By Crooked Media/Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:46

California Senator Kamala Harris talks with Jon Favreau about her record as a District Attorney and Attorney General, how she’d get her priorities through Congress, what drives her crazy about the Democratic Party, and her views on immigration, healt

Listen/Read More

2020: Jay Inslee on climate change and beating Donald Trump

By Crooked Media/Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joins Dan Pfeiffer from the campaign trail in New Hampshire to talk about why climate change is the defining issue of his presidential campaign, what he’s learned from running a state government and his plan to beat Donald

Listen/Read More

“Live Free or Run for President.” (LIVE in New Hampshire)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Apr 2019 20:45

Trump and conservatives target Ilhan Omar, red states restrict abortion, Mayor Pete’s meteoric rise continues, Cory Booker kicks off his campaign in Newark, and the new primary calendar may have unintended effects. Washington Governor Jay Inslee join

Listen/Read More

"Fascist cosplay." (LIVE in Boston)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:32

Trump embraces lawlessness on immigration, congressional Democrats press for Trump's tax returns, and the 2020 candidates hit the trail in an economy that is growing while growing more unequal. Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins joins J

Listen/Read More

2020: Elizabeth Warren on dogs and capitalism (From Feb. 21, 2019)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:03

Senator Elizabeth Warren sits down with Tommy to talk about Medicare for All, climate change, Venezuela, Israel, and more. (Previously released on Feb. 21, 2019)

Listen/Read More

“Chaos is a ladder.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Apr 2019 20:55

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is fired because she’s not extreme enough on immigration, Trump courts Jewish voters while accusing them of dual loyalty, Nancy Pelosi counsels pragmatism while predicting a House victory in 2020, and anot

Listen/Read More

2020: Julián Castro on Immigration and Beyonce

By Crooked Media/Fri, 05 Apr 2019 21:25

Tommy interviews former San Antonio Mayor and HUD Secretary Julián Castro about his 2020 bid. They discuss immigration, Puerto Rico, housing policy, why Democrats have underperformed with Latino voters and how he plans to make the debates and win. On

Listen/Read More

“The clouds have not lifted.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Apr 2019 20:57

Trump announces that 2020 will be about health care, Mueller’s team starts leaking, House Democrats fire their subpoena cannons, Wisconsin signals trouble ahead, and Bernie Sanders leads the field in fundraising and polling. Then former White House S

Listen/Read More

“Mueller purgatory.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 Apr 2019 20:53

Barr’s summary hasn’t moved public opinion, Democrats haul out the subpoena cannon, Trump returns to demagoguing immigrants, Mulvaney’s political instincts are awful, and all the latest 2020 news. Then Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen talks

Listen/Read More

“Peak stupid.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:52

Trumpworld and the Washington media make sweeping conclusions over a report they’ve never seen, Democrats pivot to health care after the Trump Administration declines to defend the Affordable Care Act in court, and Democrats work to counter Trump’s 2

Listen/Read More

“No exoneration.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:58

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins to walk through Attorney General William Barr’s 4-page summary of Robert Mueller’s final report, as we talk about what it all means and what comes next. Then we discuss Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement speech

Listen/Read More

“The Electoral College is f*cking stupid.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:19

2020 candidates embrace a host of democratic reforms to give more people a bigger voice, Donald Trump eagerly awaits Robert Mueller’s report, Democrats work to maintain enthusiasm ahead of 2020, and Joe Biden strategizes about fundraising and a poten

Listen/Read More

2020: Cory Booker on radical love and the filibuster

By Crooked Media/Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker joins Jon Favreau in studio for a conversation about his presidential campaign, what he learned about politics as Mayor of Newark, and how he intends to pass his agenda and fix our politics if he wins.

Listen/Read More

“St. Paddy’s Day rage tweeting.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:32

The world grapples with the rise of white nationalism, Trump spends Sunday attacking everyone from John McCain to autoworkers, Beto reminds us that Twitter isn’t real life, Mayor Pete is having a moment, and Elizabeth Warren churns out another ambiti

Listen/Read More

“To impeach or not to impeach.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:34

Nancy Pelosi throws cold water on the idea of impeaching Donald Trump, Paul Manafort had a very bad Wednesday, Beto O’Rourke launches his presidential campaign, and Peter Hamby warns Democrats not to run their campaigns via Twitter. Then Senator Sher

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s Medicare For None plan.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Mar 2019 20:51

Trump’s budget guts health care, education, and other programs to pay for his wall, Fox News personalities continue to be awful, House Democrats pass sweeping democracy reform, and a new poll shows that Democratic voters are less concerned about ideo

Listen/Read More

“Fox News-addled automatons.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Mar 2019 22:05

Congress launches investigations into Donald Trump that could lay the groundwork for impeachment, Democrats decide against allowing Fox News to host a primary debate, and five potential Democratic contenders decide against running for president in 20

Listen/Read More

“I’m gonna regret this speech.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Mar 2019 22:21

Trump is off-script and unhinged at CPAC, the 2020 race starts as a toss-up, Bernie Sanders kicks off his campaign in Brooklyn, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper join the Democratic field. Then Daily Beast repo

Listen/Read More

2020: Pete Buttigieg on freedom and farting cows

By Crooked Media/Fri, 01 Mar 2019 11:00

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins Dan in the studio for a conversation about his presidential campaign, how Democrats can win back the Midwest and what he's bringing to the table as the youngest candidate in the race.

Listen/Read More

“A very revealing Cohenoscopy.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Feb 2019 21:54

Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon and Dan to talk about the fallout from Michael Cohen’s explosive and incriminating testimony. Then, Elizabeth Warren makes a big fundraising move, Biden keeps waiting, and Beto makes a decision. Also – Pod Save America i

Listen/Read More

“The Green Book New Deal.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Feb 2019 21:59

Trump hates the dictator in Venezuela but loves the one in North Korea, Mueller is nearing his end game with a lot of questions still unanswered, and Senator Dianne Feinstein debates the Green New Deal with some student activists. Then one of the arc

Listen/Read More

“Elizabeth Warren talks dogs and capitalism.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:19

Senator Elizabeth Warren sits down with Tommy to talk about Medicare for All, climate change, Venezuela, Israel, and more. Before that, Jon and Dan talk about Mueller’s end game, Trump’s latest attacks on the media, and the future of the Supreme Cour

Listen/Read More

“Let a thousand obstructions bloom.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:21

Trump’s fake national emergency gets legal and legislative challenges, Andrew McCabe reveals the panic at the FBI and DOJ over the president’s potential criminality, and Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race. Then the Washington Post’s Dave Weigel talk

Listen/Read More

“Donald Trump’s coffee man.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:31

The President loses his wall but keeps the issue, kicks off his re-election campaign in El Paso with a new screed against Democrats, and gets a boost from potential independent candidate Howard Schultz. Then journalist Marcy Wheeler talks to Dan abou

Listen/Read More

“Dan’s imaginary SuperPAC.” (LIVE in Durham)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:30

Shutdown negotiations falter as Trump takes his demagoguery to El Paso, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar formally launch their presidential campaigns, and “The Best of Enemies” star Taraji P. Henson joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan live on stage in D

Listen/Read More

“Who dat obstructing justice?” (LIVE in New Orleans)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 10 Feb 2019 16:41

Trump lashes out as investigators close in, Democrats introduce a Green New Deal, and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany Packnett live on stage in New Orleans.

Listen/Read More

“Organize the rage.” (LIVE in Charelston)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:04

We like Stacey Abrams’s speech more than Trump’s. Virginia’s political scandals throw control of the statehouse into question. The Democratic presidential field takes shape. And Jaime Harrison joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany Packnett live on

Listen/Read More

“Donald Trump’s halftime show.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Feb 2019 22:09

The President prepares to deliver a not-very-anticipated State of the Union, Governor Ralph Northam refuses to resign after a racist photo of him surfaces, and Senator Cory Booker announces his campaign for president. Then Adam Serwer of The Atlantic

Listen/Read More

“The neocon recycling program.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:49

Trump attacks the threat assessment from his own intelligence chiefs, and a debate breaks out in the Democratic primary over Medicare for All and taxing the wealthy. Then the New Yorker’s Isaac Chotiner talks to Jon Lovett about his interviews with T

Listen/Read More

“America runs on Dunkin.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Jan 2019 22:17

Trump trades his wall for a cave, Roger Stone becomes the sixth Trump advisor to be indicted, Republicans weigh a primary challenge to the president, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz flirts with an independent presidential bid. Then CNN’s Maeve Resto

Listen/Read More

“The state of our union is a clusterf*ck.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:52

Trump’s shutdown has plunged the country into crisis with no end in sight, Michael Cohen refuses to testify because the President intimated his father-in-law, Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces for president, and Joe Biden has some Republican friends. Th

Listen/Read More

“Crisis actor in the White House.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:08

Trump offers the Democrats a deal they can’t accept, Buzzfeed defends its story about Trump suborning perjury, and Kamala Harris announces her candidacy for president. Then Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talks to Jon Favreau about why she’s running for p

Listen/Read More

“The impeachment eagle soars.” (BONUS episode)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:57

Jon, Jon, and Crooked Media editor-in-chief Brian Beutler break down the bombshell BuzzFeedNews story that President Trump committed a crime by directing Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow deal.

Listen/Read More

“Nancy P and Cardi B try to open D.C.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:53

Pelosi tells Trump he can’t deliver the State of the Union until the government opens, Trump advisors tell him the shutdown is hurting the economy, Kirsten Gillibrand announces for president, Sherrod Brown announces he’s exploring a bid, and Beto O’R

Listen/Read More

“Deleted scenes from Helsinki.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:05

Trump hides the details of his chats with Putin while the FBI investigates whether he’s compromised, the government shutdown becomes the longest in history, Julian Castro and Tulsi Gabbard announce their presidential campaigns, and Republicans might

Listen/Read More

“Conspiracy of Dunces.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Jan 2019 21:41

Trump wastes America’s time with his primetime address, throws a temper tantrum during shutdown negotiations, and claims not to know that his campaign chairman was sharing internal polling with Russian intelligence. Then Senate Minority Leader Chuck

Listen/Read More

“Impeach the motherforker.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 07 Jan 2019 21:56

The human toll of Trump’s shutdown grows as he plans a primetime address, Democrats debate how to talk about impeachment, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez triggers conservatives by doing literally anything. Then the Washington Post’s Dave Weigel talks to

Listen/Read More

“Shutdown for what.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Jan 2019 21:50

Trump keeps the government shut down over his metaphorical wall, House Democrats bring back PAYGO, Elizabeth Warren kicks off her presidential campaign, and Mitt Romney writes a sternly-worded op-ed. Then Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal talks to Jon an

Listen/Read More

“Pod Lang Syne.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00

In a special New Year’s episode, Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, Erin Ryan, DeRay Mckesson, Ana Marie Cox, Ira Madison, and Louis Virtel discuss their resolutions for 2019.

Listen/Read More

"Pulling out of the War on Christmas.” (Holiday mailbag episode!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Dec 2018 07:00

Donald Trump's government shutdown doesn’t stop Jon F. and Dan from answering listener questions in this special holiday mailbag edition of the pod. Then Katie Porter joins Jon to talk about turning California’s 45th district blue and the work waitin

Listen/Read More

“Crime after crime.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:57

A judge’s shock over Michael Flynn’s crimes destroys right-wing conspiracy theories, Trump is forced to shut down his fraudulent charity, Trump may get his government shutdown after all, and a criminal justice reform bill just may become law. Then CN

Listen/Read More

"Rudy Giuliani, human tweet.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:06

A Texas judge rules in favor of Republicans trying to dismantle Obamacare, Trump and Rudy flail against a legal onslaught, and a bipartisan coalition tries to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Then former Housing and Urban Development

Listen/Read More

“Owned in the Oval.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:57

Trump throws a tantrum over the wall in the Oval Office, Michael Cohen is sentenced to three years in prison, and more Democrats throw their support behind a Green New Deal. Then Stacey Abrams talks to Jon about her race for governor in Georgia, her

Listen/Read More

“Hot tub crime machine.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:00

The Department of Justice effectively accuses the President of directing an illegal scheme to manipulate the 2016 election, Mueller uncovers more connections between the Russian government and Trump’s campaign, and the President struggles to keep his

Listen/Read More

“Tariff Man without a plan.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Dec 2018 22:05

Michael Flynn’s cooperation is rewarded, Republicans subvert democracy in Wisconsin, Trump’s tweets tank the markets, and Democrats begin the battle for the 2020 nomination. Then Senator Sherrod Brown joins Jon and Dan to discuss his conversation wit

Listen/Read More

“Quid pro penthouse.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:59

George H.W. Bush leaves a complicated legacy, Michael Cohen’s guilty plea pieces together a conspiracy that implicates Trump, and Republicans respond to their midterm defeats with power grabs in Wisconsin and Michigan. Then Congressman Hakeem Jeffrie

Listen/Read More

“Yo, collusion!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Nov 2018 21:56

Marcy Wheeler joins Jon and Dan to break down Individual-1’s very bad day and discuss the future of the Trump investigation, Pelosi wins her caucus vote for Speaker, Schumer kicks off shutdown negotiations, and Sherrod Brown shows Democrats how to ta

Listen/Read More

“Subpoena cannon.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Nov 2018 23:15

The Border Patrol fires tear gas at unarmed migrants, Trump threatens to shut down the government over the wall, Mike Espy looks to pull an upset in Mississippi, and Democrats ponder their rural strategy. Then Vox’s Dave Roberts talks to Jon L. about

Listen/Read More

“Podsgiving mailbag!”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 21 Nov 2018 22:01

Dan and Jon answer questions about the midterms, 2020, Never Trump Republicans, Iowa, the Senate, Fox News, the plutocracy, and our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. Then Doris Kearns Goodwin talks to Jon about her new book on presidential leadership

Listen/Read More

“That’s Chairman Schitt to you.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:24

Orange County turns blue, Stacey Abrams delivers a non-concession speech, and Democrats debate whether Nancy Pelosi should be Speaker. Then Congressman Adam Schiff joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about his new role as Chairman of the House Intellig

Listen/Read More

“A hit Trump will holler.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:43

Trump lashes out at everyone after his midterm defeat, Democrats see opportunities and challenges in the Midwest and Florida, and the party debates how best to take on Trump in 2020. Then Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum talks to Jon and

Listen/Read More

“Wet president.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:00

The Blue Wave is real, Kyrsten Sinema wins in Arizona, Trump takes a pass on honoring veterans because it rained, and House Democrats put voting rights at the top of their agenda. Then Stacey Abrams’ campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo talks to Tommy

Listen/Read More

“We won.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:26

Democrats flip the House, Republicans keep the Senate, and Donald Trump fires Jeff Sessions. Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the results of the midterm elections, and talk about what they mean for the future.

Listen/Read More

“The election is nigh!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Nov 2018 22:55

A final discussion about the state of the 2018 midterms, including our thoughts on why it’s close, the closing arguments, what races we’ll be watching on Tuesday, what’s making us nervous, and what’s making us hopeful. Then Democratic candidate Colin

Listen/Read More

"Every state is a swing state."

By Crooked Media/Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:34

With six days to go before Election Day, Trump floats repealing the 14th amendment via executive order, the most racist member of the Republican caucus, Steve King, faces a backlash, and we enter the home stretch with a huge number of districts in pl

Listen/Read More

“From Charlottesville to Pittsburgh.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 29 Oct 2018 21:20

Right-wing conspiracies echoed by Trump and some Republicans help fuel an anti-Semitic massacre in Pittsburgh, and the President responds by attacking Democrats and the media. Then Tommy talks to Democratic candidate J.D. Scholten about his race for

Listen/Read More

"Caravan of Lies."

By Crooked Media/Wed, 24 Oct 2018 19:49

Tommy and Lovett discuss Trump's closing argument of lies and why the media needs to stop repeating them, they inexplicably have to explain why nationalism is bad, offer a health care policy update and the latest on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:01

With 15 days to go, Jon and Dan give a midterm update, Trump uses caravans and voter fraud to scare people, Democrats try to flip state legislatures, and the Trump Administration wants to define transgender Americans out of existence. Then Democratic

Listen/Read More

“They’re coming for your health care.”

By Crooked Media/Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:51

Trump goes on a media tour to rev up the base, Republicans admit that they’re coming after health care and retirement programs if they win, and Democrats look to flip a slew of key governorships. Then Democratic congressional candidate Lucy McBath ta

Listen/Read More

"Ride or die with dictators."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:00

Tommy and Lovett discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren's October surprise, Democrats carping about Beto O'Rourke's fundraising, GOP voter suppression tactics, Kushner's taxes and the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Then they talk with the Demo

Listen/Read More

"Democracy in a headlock."

By Crooked Media/Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:29

Tommy and Lovett talk about Nikki Haley’s abrupt departure from her UN role, a frightening new report about climate change, and where the battles for the House and Senate stand just a few weeks before Election Day. Then they speak with Kansas congres

Listen/Read More

“November is coming.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Oct 2018 21:01

In the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, Republicans feel energized, Democrats debate what’s next, and both parties hone their messages in the final month of the midterms. Then Democratic candidates Jesse Colvin, Abigail Spanberger, and La

Listen/Read More

“Fred Trump’s bootstraps.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:57

The President mocks and lies about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a political rally, Republicans energize their base by attacking #MeToo, and Trump is exposed as a tax cheat by the New York Times. Then Democratic candidate Katie Hill talks to Dan and A

Listen/Read More

"Hold the door!"

By Crooked Media/Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00

Jon, Jon, and Tommy discuss the renewed FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, Jeff Flake's change of heart, and the shifting politics of Supreme Court nominations. Then Jon F. talks to Ana Maria Archila about confronting Jeff Flake in an elevator a

Listen/Read More

"We believe Christine Blasey Ford."

By Crooked Media/Fri, 28 Sep 2018 02:32

Jon, Dan, and Erin Ryan discuss the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Then Katie Couric talks to Jon about her new podcast documentary that reflects on the tenth anniversary of her

Listen/Read More

“A little hiccup.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:58

Republicans respond to a second credible allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh by accusing Democrats of a smear campaign, and The New York Times may have given Trump the excuse he’s been looking for to fire Rod Rosenstein. Then Lovett

Listen/Read More

“Unfazed and determined.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:56

Republicans refuse to allow an independent investigation into credible claims of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and Democrats worry about Latino turnout in the midterms. Then Chef Jose Andres talks to Jon and Tommy abou

Listen/Read More

“You can’t trust Brett Kavanaugh.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:53

Brett Kavanaugh is credibly accused of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, throwing his nomination into question, and Paul Manafort agrees to fully cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Then former Secretary of State John Kerry talk

Listen/Read More

“The hurricane truther.” (LIVE in LA)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:00

Trump prepares for Hurricane Florence by denying the deaths caused by Hurricane Maria, and Democrats spend the final months of the midterms talking health care. Then Mike Levin, the Democratic candidate in the CA 49th, joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and

Listen/Read More

“Barack to the future.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:13

Obama returns to the campaign trail, Kavanaugh lies to the Judiciary Committee, and Democrats see their chances of taking back the Senate improve. Then musician Jason Isbell talks to Tommy about music, politics, and when artists become activists.

Listen/Read More

"Anonymous cowards.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Sep 2018 21:02

Trump administration officials confirm that the president is unstable in the New York Times and Bob Woodward’s new book, Kavanaugh struggles under tough questioning from Senate Democrats, and we talk about Ayanna Pressley’s primary upset in Massachus

Listen/Read More

“Kava-not-cool, guys.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 04 Sep 2018 20:41

The Kavanaugh hearings have begun and Senate Democrats came ready to fight. Do we have a shot at stopping his nomination? President Trump spent his Labor Day weekend attacking union leaders and slashing wages for workers, so that was cool. Then we re

Listen/Read More

"Florida man."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Aug 2018 21:06

The Florida race for governor will be a contest between the Republican mini-Trump and the Democrats’ future, Paul Ryan’s SuperPAC is blowing louder dog whistles, and Senate Democrats make a deal on judges that gets them nothing in return. Then EMILY’

Listen/Read More

“McCain’s legacy.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:59

John McCain leaves behind a complicated legacy after a lifetime of service and sacrifice, Republicans worry that Democrats will investigate the scandals they’ve been covering up, and Democrats reform the party’s presidential nominating process. Then

Listen/Read More

"It's Cohen down for real."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Aug 2018 22:15

The President has been implicated by his lawyer in a crime that involves the cover-up of extramarital affairs through illegal campaign contributions, and Republicans in Congress refuse to do anything about it. Then CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin jo

Listen/Read More

“An orgy of corruption.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:02

Mueller gets another witness, Trump and Rudy become more unhinged, conservative donors reward the politicians who made them richer, and Republicans try to suppress the vote in Georgia. Then first-time candidate and 2016 Teacher of the Year Jahana Hay

Listen/Read More

“A potpourri of stupid.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:21

Trump is acting like a guilty man who’s bad at covering up crimes, and Democrats are nominating history-making candidates while they decide on a message for the fall. Then Wesley Bell, the Democratic nominee for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney,

Listen/Read More

“The white nationalist variety hour.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:32

White nationalists fail to organize a rally but succeed in organizing the GOP, Omarosa has secret recordings, and Democrats decide whether to take money from corporate PACs. Then Democratic candidate Rashida Tlaib joins to talk about the history she’

Listen/Read More

“Horseshoes and hand grenades.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:00

Tuesday’s special election and primaries deliver some Democratic victories and a warning against complacency, another Republican is indicted for corruption, and Dan offers tempered thoughts on Mark Leibovich’s Paul Ryan profile. Then Matt Rivitz of S

Listen/Read More

“The smoking tweet.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00

The President potentially incriminates his son on Twitter, Republicans try to rush the Kavanaugh confirmation, and more Democratic incumbents face progressive challengers. Then Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks to Jon Lovett about her big upset and the

Listen/Read More

“Kochs, votes, and ostrich coats.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Aug 2018 21:08

Trump obstructs justice via Twitter, Manafort faces a jury, and the Koch brothers pick a fight with Trump Republicans on trade. Then Dan talks to Nick Thompson of Wired about the fantastic job Facebook has been doing lately. And Jason Kander joins Lo

Listen/Read More

“A fine mist of bullshit.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00

Trump’s lawyer argues that collusion with a hostile government isn’t a crime after reports that Michael Cohen might implicate the president, and both parties fight to define the stakes of the 2018 midterms. Then Vox’s Dara Lind joins Jon and Jon to t

Listen/Read More

“The own goal presidency.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Jul 2018 20:56

A secret recording of Trump and Cohen conspiring about hush money is released, the President retreats from his own trade war, and he steps up his attacks on the media. Then Democratic candidate Danny O’Connor joins Jon and Dan to talk about his campa

Listen/Read More

“Putin’s Paperless Post.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00

Trump spends the weekend rage-tweeting, the Nunes Memo is exposed as a fraud, and Jim Comey blesses us with punditry. Then students from Parkland, Florida and Chicago talk about their efforts to register young voters and reduce gun violence, and DeRa

Listen/Read More

“Crazy pills.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:03

Trump tries and fails to clean up his Putin mess, but Republicans in Congress make it clear that they won’t be doing anything about it. Then Crooked Contributor Tim Miller joins Jon and Dan to talk about the state of the Republican Party, and why it’

Listen/Read More

“Helsinki warmed over.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:05

President Trump betrays America by siding with Vladimir Putin over the United States, a few days after our government indicted 19 Russian military operatives for sabotaging the 2016 election in order to help Trump win. Then journalist Marcy Wheeler j

Listen/Read More

“America’s crazy old uncle.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Jul 2018 20:59

Democrats target Brett Kavanaugh’s views on presidential power, Trump blows up the NATO summit, and House Republicans defend Rep. Jim Jordan against accusations that he turned a blind eye towards sexual abuse allegations. Then Senator Dick Durbin joi

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:03

Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, escalates his trade war with China, and gets played by North Korea. Then former Supreme Court clerk and White House lawyer Karen Dunn talks to Jon, Jon, and Tommy about how Democrats should

Listen/Read More

Introducing The Wilderness (Trailer)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:01

The Wilderness is a new documentary podcast from Crooked Media and Two-Up Productions about the history and future of the Democratic Party. Jon Favreau tells the story of a party finding its way out of the political wilderness through conversations w

Listen/Read More

“Life, liberty and the pursuit of pod.” (Mailbag episode!)

By Crooked Media/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 06:51

Democrats debate strategy after one of the worst months in Trump’s presidency. Then we answer some of your questions, and play an excerpt from Jon F.’s new podcast, The Wilderness.

Listen/Read More

“Hot takes on ICE.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:00

Republicans try to hide the fact that Trump will nominate a justice who will overturn Roe v. Wade, and more Democrats join calls to abolish ICE. Then we interview people at Saturday’s Families Belong Together march in Los Angeles, including Senator K

Listen/Read More

“Fight like hell.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Jun 2018 20:40

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy retires, Trump and McConnell look to fill the seat before the midterms, and Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins a major upset in the New York primary. Then Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto

Listen/Read More

“Stephen Miller went to Duke.” (LIVE from Durham!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Jun 2018 18:12

The political fallout from Trump’s immigration policy intensifies, and the midterm campaign heats up. Governor Roy Cooper and Rev. Dr. William Barber II join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Symone on stage in Durham, North Carolina.

Listen/Read More

“I vote. Do u?” (LIVE from Nashville)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:00

Trump has no plan to reunite the children he separated from their parents, Republicans in Congress struggle to pass an immigration bill, and Democrats announce a new plan to mobilize young people, Africans Americans, Latinos, and other voters who don

Listen/Read More

“Sta-cey! Sta-cey! Sta-cey!” (LIVE from Atlanta)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:58

Trump partially reverses his family separation policy with an executive order that leads to more chaos and confusion, and Republicans take another run at repealing Obamacare and gutting Medicare. Then Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams t

Listen/Read More

"Last call for democracy.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00

Trump hits a new low by tearing infants away from their parents at the border, and looks for new ways to obstruct justice as his campaign manager goes to jail. Then Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Fahrenthold talks to Tommy about his reportin

Listen/Read More

“Wild Wild GOP.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:19

Ben Rhodes joins Jon and Tommy to talk about the aftermath of the North Korea summit, Trump’s family separation policy at the border, and why senior Republicans are calling their own party a cult.

Listen/Read More

“Kim Jong Un is not your BFF.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00

Trump lashes out at our closest allies while kissing up to Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un. Then, former Solicitor General Don Verrilli joins Jon and Dan to talk about the Trump Administration’s decision to stop defending the Affordable Care Act’s pre

Listen/Read More

“Don’t tweet, vote.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Jun 2018 20:35

Tuesday’s primaries point to the importance of Democratic turnout in November, Trump escalates his trade war, and Paul Ryan is briefly reunited with his spine. Then former White House senior advisor Ron Klain joins Jon and Dan to talk about Mitch McC

Listen/Read More

“Immunity by congressional majority.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:56

Trump and his legal team argue that the president is above the law, and voters say that health care and immigration are two of the most important issues in the very close 2018 midterms. Then, Rep. Luis Gutierrez calls from Puerto Rico to talk to Jon

Listen/Read More

“The outrage election.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 31 May 2018 21:43

Roseanne’s racism reveals a reality about life in the Trump Era and the Republican midterm strategy, Trump is caught in a perpetual justice obstruction machine, and Democrats face real danger in the June 5th California primary. Then John Legend talks

Listen/Read More

“This is who we are.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 May 2018 10:00

Trump pretends a staffer doesn’t exist as his will-they-won’t-they drama with Kim continues, Customs and Border Patrol begins tearing away children from their parents at the border, and the trouble grows for Trump’s inner circle. Erin Ryan joins Jon,

Listen/Read More

“A wicked clutch election.” (LIVE from Boston!)

By Crooked Media/Sat, 26 May 2018 18:41

Trump calls off the North Korea summit after Mike Pence was called a dummy, and the NFL restricts the right to free speech after threats from the president. Governor Deval Patrick and Ambassador Samantha Power join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Erin on stage

Listen/Read More

"Live from Radio City!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 May 2018 14:19

Mueller racks up 75 criminal charges in one year, Trump tries to shut the investigation down, and the White House goes after Planned Parenthood. Then Seth Meyers, Questlove, and the New York Times’ Nikole Hannah-Jones join Jon, Jon, Tommy, Brittany P

Listen/Read More

“The Full Nixon.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 May 2018 19:18

Don Jr. met with a second set of foreign agents who offered help to the Trump campaign, Donald Trump orders an investigation into the investigation of himself, and new voter registration among young people and Democrats is on the rise. Then Moms Dema

Listen/Read More

“The Trump Investigation.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 May 2018 21:26

Trump hits a bump in the road on his way to the Nobel Peace Prize, Republicans try their hardest to make 2018 about immigrant gang members, and 700 Trump investigation stories break in one day. Then Jason Kander joins Jon and Dan to talk about the mi

Listen/Read More

“Two maniacs and a bucket of chicken.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 15 May 2018 10:21

Trump sends a couple of bigoted pastors to the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem, prepares for his meeting with Kim Jong Un, and stands by a White House staffer who joked about John McCain’s brain cancer. Then Michael Avenatti talks to Jon

Listen/Read More

“Essential Bribery, LLC.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 May 2018 22:30

Michael Cohen’s shell company is a revealed to be a massive corruption scheme that involves Donald Trump’s mistresses, Russian oligarchs, and big corporations looking for presidential access. Then CNN’s Harry Enten talks with Jon and Dan about the mi

Listen/Read More

“All the President’s goons.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 08 May 2018 10:09

Rudy gives an encore performance, Trump loves paying in (Russian?) cash, the Democrats try to break through the noise, Gina Haspel almost withdraws, and Eric Schneiderman is revealed as an abuser. Then actor and activist Yara Shahidi talks to Jon F a

Listen/Read More

“Ru-dy! Ru-dy! Ru-dy!”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 May 2018 21:35

Rudy Giuliani potentially incriminates Donald Trump during his first television appearance as the President's new lawyer, Mueller has many questions about crimes of collusion, and Marco Rubio and Tom Price cut a few very effective ads for Democratic

Listen/Read More

“Zombie Correspondents’ Dinner.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 01 May 2018 10:03

Michelle Wolf destroys democracy with jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and Trump moves closer to withdrawing from the Iran deal. Then CNN’s Jake Tapper joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about politics, the press, Trump, and his new bo

Listen/Read More

“It’s your Justice Department!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:25

Trump calls into his favorite program, Ronny Jackson withdraws, Mulvaney says the quiet part out loud, Kanye tweets, and Democrats find hope in a special election loss. Then Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema joins Jon and Dan to talk about her Sen

Listen/Read More

“Netflix and Macron.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:02

Trump hosts a state dinner for French President/bestie Emmanuel Macron, Democrats hope for an upset in an Arizona special election, and the California primaries are too crowded. Then Arizona teacher Kelley Fisher talks to Lovett about her role in org

Listen/Read More

“Shamelessness is all the rage.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:38

Trump’s own lawyer compares him to a mob boss, McConnell helps open the door for Trump to fire Mueller, Beto O’Rourke closes in on Ted Cruz, and Mike Pompeo meets Kim Jong Un. Then activist Ady Barkan joins Jon and Dan to talk about the special elect

Listen/Read More

“Not a scrupulous individual.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:31

Comey renders his judgment on everyone, Cohen has a rough day in court, Hannity is Client #3, and Trump launches airstrikes. Then The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson talks to Jon about his piece, “The End Stage of the Trump Presidency.”

Listen/Read More

“Exquisite presidential leadership.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Apr 2018 22:18

Speaker of the House/Dan’s Favorite Politician Paul Ryan announces his retirement, Donald Trump has a televised meltdown over Mueller, and the Republican media goes all in on a conspiracy to obstruct justice. Then Stoneman Douglas students Delaney Ta

Listen/Read More

“Xi likes me!” (LIVE from Orlando)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:28

Trump tries Twitter diplomacy with China and Syria, and Florida Democrats have a chance to help flip Congress. Then Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Alyssa on stage in Orlando to talk about gun control, immigratio

Listen/Read More

“Gang of Foxes.”

By Crooked Media/Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:19

Mueller’s writing a summer blockbuster, Fox and Friends is making immigration policy, and Scott Pruitt is late for dinner. Then the Rev. Demetrius Jifunza of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan on stage in Clearwat

Listen/Read More

“Hold for Lou Dobbs.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:14

Trump has a Twitter meltdown over immigration after a MAGA revolt over the wall, Sinclair Broadcast Group forces local news anchors to read their propaganda, and White House corruption becomes a campaign issue for Democrats. Then Sacramento activist

Listen/Read More

“Choose your own obstruction.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Mar 2018 21:35

The Parkland students enrage right-wing pundits, Trump’s legal problems get worse, the Department of Veterans Affairs gets a new boss, and the Census gets a new question. Then Jennifer Palmieri, communications director for Barack Obama and Hillary Cl

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:00

Vice President Joe Biden sits down with Jon, Jon, and Tommy at his office in Washington, DC to talk about Donald Trump, John Bolton, partisanship, the economy, and the Biden Cancer Initiative.

Listen/Read More

"It has to be the kids."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:00

Trump becomes even more unhinged, and makes warmonger John Bolton his national security advisor. Then Jon, Jon and Tommy attend the March for Our Lives in D.C. and meet students, teachers, and families from around the country who want to stop gun vio

Listen/Read More

“Grift while you can.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:47

Trump congratulates Putin on an election well-rigged, loses his head lawyer, and Congress does nothing to protect Mueller while the corruption scandals keep coming. Then Senator Mark Warner joins Jon and Dan to talk about the Mueller investigation, C

Listen/Read More

“Witch hunt!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:48

Trump begins publicly attacking Robert Mueller, only a few Republicans in Congress speak out, and Trump data firm Cambridge Analytica harvests data from 50 million Facebook profiles. Then Stoneman Douglas High School students David Hogg and Jackie Co

Listen/Read More

"Taking the gavel from Paul Ryan's hand."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:49

Democrats win another special election, Republicans flail around for a response, and Trump sends Tillerson to the Rexit in a major shakeup of the national security team. Then Lovett and Tommy talk to Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Listen/Read More

“Trump’s message of hope and inclusion.” (LIVE from Dallas)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:58

House Republicans end their Russia investigation, Trump sides with the NRA on gun control, Conor Lamb eyes an upset in Pennsylvania, and Democrats look for the missing Obama voters. Then Texas State House candidate Julie Johnson joins Jon, Jon, Tommy

Listen/Read More

“Beto days to come.” (LIVE from Austin)

By Crooked Media/Sun, 11 Mar 2018 13:00

America sends its best negotiator to denuclearize a dictator, and Democrats craft an economic message for 2018. Then Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany on stage live at Austin City Limits.

Listen/Read More

“Give Ruth a break.” (LIVE from Houston)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:06

Trump accepts Kim Jong Un’s invite to a Madman vs Madman summit, Mueller has a new witness, and Democrats look to turn Texas blue. Former Houston Texan Arian Foster joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany Packnett on stage live in Houston, Texas.

Listen/Read More

“President for life.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Mar 2018 22:17

White House staffers are concerned about Trump’s stability but only on background, Trump escalates the world’s first Twitter-based trade war, West Virginia’s teachers have had enough, and Conor Lamb has a chance in a deep red Pennsylvania district. T

Listen/Read More

“The Committee to Defraud America.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Mar 2018 21:55

Hope Hicks is out, Jared Kushner is in trouble, Jeff Sessions is beleaguered, and Donald Trump is so angry he just might…implement tariffs on steel and support gun control measures? Then the Atlantic’s Natasha Bertrand talks to Tommy about the latest

Listen/Read More

“MAGA hats and perjury traps.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Feb 2018 21:44

The Stoneman Douglas students start to move the needle on gun control, the Schiff memo obliterates the Nunes memo, Trump’s lawyers are worried he’ll lie to Mueller, and Democrats have a few primary problems. Then Ana Marie Cox joins Jon, Jon, and Tom

Listen/Read More

“We call BS.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:31

In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, a new student movement is born, the Republican/NRA conspiracy nuts go crazy, and Republican politicians start feeling the pressure. Then Jon and Tommy talk to comedian Billy Eichner about Glam Up the Midterm

Listen/Read More

“Hold my putter.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:20

The Department of Justice indicts 13 Russian nationals who conducted information warfare against the United States, Mueller’s charges offer hints about his next move, Trump reacts on Twitter with his characteristic subtlety and cool, and the students

Listen/Read More

“Beat the NRA.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:39

The NRA and GOP vow to do nothing about America’s 18th school shooting in 35 days, Trump and Republican leaders reject a bipartisan agreement to protect the dreamers, and the Administration is filled with corrupt goons who screw taxpayers and jeopard

Listen/Read More

“The worst Cirque du Soleil ever.” (LIVE from Las Vegas)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:36

The Trump White House extends the domestic abuse scandal for a fifth day, Republicans fret about staying on their tax message, and Democrats start to fight back. Then Congresswoman Jacky Rosen joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan to talk about Nevada polit

Listen/Read More

“A government eclipse.” (LIVE from Denver)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:26

Paul Ryan needs Democratic votes to keep the government open, and the Democrats can’t decide whether to demand a vote on dreamers. The White House covers up a senior aide’s domestic abuse allegations, and Pennsylvania may be headed towards a constitu

Listen/Read More

“#ReleaseThePod” (LIVE from LA’s Dolby Theater)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:02

House Republicans give America its dumbest conspiracy yet. Jimmy Kimmel, John Legend, and Chrissy Teigen join Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Erin for a night of politics, games, and musical performances at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Listen/Read More

“An insult to banana republics.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:44

Trump’s first State of the Union is long on words, low on energy, and short on policy. Jon and Dan break down the speech, the reaction, and all the Mueller Madness that followed with their guest, Ashley Parker of the Washington Post.

Listen/Read More

“A human centipede of obstruction.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:28

The media lowers the bar for Trump’s State of the Union, Democrats look for an economic message, and the Republican effort to shut down the Mueller investigation continues apace. Then DeRay McKesson joins to talk about restoring voting rights in Flor

Listen/Read More

“Paul Ryan’s shit sandwich.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:49

Democrats plot their next move on immigration after the shutdown, Mueller closes in on Trump, and Republicans go full whack job in pushing their latest Deep State conspiracy. Then Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego joins Jon and Dan to talk immigratio

Listen/Read More

“Have fun at Davos!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:07

The Shithole Shutdown ends as McConnell promises a vote on a bill to protect the DREAMers, and Democrats vote for another short-term funding bill. Then medical student and immigration activist New Latthivongskorn joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to discuss

Listen/Read More

“The shithole shutdown.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:56

Trump and the Trumpiest Republicans oppose a bipartisan deal that would pass the Senate, protect the DREAMers, and keep the government open. Then Samantha Power, Ben Rhodes, and Greg Barker talk to Tommy about The Final Year, a new documentary that f

Listen/Read More

“Our American Apology Tour.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:05

Trump reveals the racism at the heart of his immigration policy, cancels a trip to London to avoid protests, and buys a porn star’s silence. Pod Tours the World wraps up with a live show in London where Jon, Jon, and Tommy breakdown a shithole of a w

Listen/Read More

“Mr. President, don’t you mean the opposite?”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:05

Trump gets rave reviews for not being senile in a meeting, Bannon goes down in flames, and Oprah makes everyone lose their minds. Dr. Catherine Thorlieffson joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy on stage in Oslo, Norway to talk about the rise of right-wing extre

Listen/Read More

“Stockholm Syndrome.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:03

The President assures the country of his mental stability, Mueller hones in on obstruction while Republicans in Congress try to undermine him, and the Democrats plot their strategy to protect the DREAMers. Jon, Jon, and Tommy do the pod live from Sto

Listen/Read More

“Cons and clowns.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:04

Trump kicks off 2018 with a series of deranged and dangerous tweets, and then has an ugly break-up with Steve Bannon. Then Seth Myers joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about hosting the Golden Globes and comedy in the Trump Era.

Listen/Read More

“Weird year.”

By Crooked Media/Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:05

The guys look back on 2017 and the setbacks, surprising victories, lessons, frustrations and inspiring moments that defined a tough year. Also a few arguments over barking dogs. It’s the New Year’s Cuckin’ Eve clip show!

Listen/Read More

“We’re saying Pod Save America again.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 26 Dec 2017 08:05

A very special Christmas mailbag with Jon, Jon, and Tommy to wrap up 2017 and look ahead to 2018.

Listen/Read More

“Keep your heads up.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:10

Republicans celebrate passing the least popular piece of legislation in modern history, and Democrats plot their strategy to protect DREAMers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program while funding the government. Then Senator Dick Durbin joins Jon

Listen/Read More

“The perpetual bullshit machine.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:27

Trump and his state-run media conspire to undermine a federal investigation, Republicans in Congress enrich themselves with their tax plan, and Democrats have to decide what they’re willing to fight for. Then Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Ab

Listen/Read More

“How to Dougie.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:55

Alabama gives America hope, and Democrats a path to power. Senator-elect Doug Jones talks with Jon and Dan about his improbable victory over Roy Moore and whether he should be seated before the tax vote, and Senator Cory Booker joins to discuss the r

Listen/Read More

“It’s like Medieval Times every night!”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:41

The Alabama special election comes down to who gets more votes, Trump and his propagandists continue to delegitimize the press, and there’s too much Diet Coke being consumed in the White House. Then the Atlantic’s Julia Ioffe joins Jon, Jon, and Tomm

Listen/Read More

“A bottomless pit of bad faith.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:52

Franken resigns, Moore keeps running with the GOP’s support so they can get their tax cut, and Trump recognizes Jerusalem to give Jared a win. Then Jesse Williams talks to Jon and Ira Madison about activism, politics, and Hollywood.

Listen/Read More

“Donald Trump is Deep Throat.” (LIVE from Oakland)

By Crooked Media/Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:01

Trump hides his crimes in plain sight, Republicans embrace a child molester, and Democrats have the upper-hand in the shutdown fight. Recode’s Kara Swisher, immigration activists Katharine Gin and Eli Oh, Erin Ryan, and Tim Miller join Jon, Jon, Tomm

Listen/Read More

“Our lawyer wrote this title.” (LIVE from Sacramento)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:55

Trump tweets about his crimes, and Republicans pass a tax bill that will define the 2018 elections. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, and Erin Gloria Ryan join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan on stage live from Sacram

Listen/Read More

“Legislative looting.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Nov 2017 21:37

Republicans do whatever it takes to pass their Donor Relief Act, and Trump reminds us why he’s unstable and unfit to hold office. Then White House photographer Pete Souza joins Jon and Dan in studio to talk about his bestselling new book, Obama: An I

Listen/Read More

“Have some crullers, bureaucrats.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Nov 2017 21:45

Republicans don’t yet have the votes to jam through their Donor Relief Act, Trump goes all-in for Moore, Conyers steps down from Judiciary, Tillerson guts State, and Mulvaney appoints himself consumer watchdog. Then Senator Elizabeth Warren talks to

Listen/Read More

“Happy Podsgiving.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:05

In the first annual Pod Save America Thanksgiving mailbag, Jon and Dan answer questions about #MeToo, Doug Jones, net neutrality, how they got into politics, how to argue with relatives, and what they’re thankful for. Then Run For Something co-founde

Listen/Read More

“The Donor Relief Act of 2017.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:48

Republicans jam the second most unpopular piece of legislation in history through the House, Doug Jones could transform Washington with a victory over Roy Moore, and Trump’s FCC votes to help Trump-friendly media consolidate power. Senator Claire McC

Listen/Read More

"Say what it takes to heal a culture."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:04

Dan, Tommy and Lovett discuss the allegations against Senator Franken, the Republicans trying to use tax reform to take health care from people, and the latest in the ever expanding Roy Moore scandal. Favreau is out of town, so Dan talks one-on-one w

Listen/Read More

“Watch out for falling Keurigs.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:49

Republicans are divided over whether to support an alleged child molester for the U.S. Senate, Trump gets cranky at the end of his foreign trip, and Congress plows ahead on their plan to cut taxes for the rich and raise them for the middle class. The

Listen/Read More

“A good day.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:26

Democrats have the best Election Night in five years, dominating races up and down the ballot in a decisive rejection of Trump and Trumpism. Then Jon and Dan talk to Jason Kander about his new Crooked Media podcast, Majority 54, while DeRay and Tommy

Listen/Read More

"Don't Hiss. Vote." (LIVE from Richmond)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:52

The Virginia race, the DNC and Brazile-gate, and the possibility of a shutdown for Dreamers. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, Attorney General Mark Herring, and Symone Sanders join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan on stage live from Richmond, Virg

Listen/Read More

“Your tweets are not enough.” (LIVE from DC)

By Crooked Media/Sat, 04 Nov 2017 19:59

Trump vs. the Law, reforming the DNC, and the race in Virginia. Rep. Keith Ellison, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and Alyssa Mastromonaco join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan on stage live from the Swamp.

Listen/Read More

“The fog of bullshit.” (LIVE from Philadelphia)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:22

Trump blames Schumer and the courts for terrorism, Republicans propose trillions in tax cuts for the rich, and Facebook testifies before Congress. DeRay McKesson, Brittany Packnett, and Pennsylvania Congressional candidate Chrissy Houlahan join Jon,

Listen/Read More


By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Oct 2017 21:32

Trump’s former campaign chairman is indicted for money laundering, his former foreign policy advisor pleads guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russian nationals, and the race in Virginia tightens in the homestretch. Former Department of J

Listen/Read More

“Another cuck bites the dust.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Oct 2017 19:03

Corker and Flake take on Trump, Wall Street wins in the Senate, and Clinton conspiracies are back. Then New Jersey gubenatorial candidate Phil Murphy talks to Jon about what’s at stake in his race, and Crooked contributor Tim Miller takes Jon and Dan

Listen/Read More

“Republicans have an O’Reilly problem.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:13

Congress wants answers on Niger, Fox News defends O’Reilly, and Trump pushes a $6 trillion tax cut for the wealthy. Then Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones talks to Jon, Jon, and Tommy about his race against Roy Moore, and DeRay McKesson

Listen/Read More

“The strategic sense of a rabid raccoon.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:58

Trump botches the human act of calling grieving families and rejects a bipartisan deal to improve the Affordable Care Act. Then Jon and Dan talk to Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker about the race between Ralph Northam and Ed Gillesp

Listen/Read More

“No blood for ego.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:54

Democrats look to stop ACA sabotage with a shutdown fight, and Ben Rhodes joins to talk about Trump’s Iran Deal sabotage. Then Preet Bharara joins to talk about Mueller’s investigation, and DeRay Mckesson talks about the NAACP’s Census lawsuit and ho

Listen/Read More

“A feckless despot.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:03

Trump continues to sabotage Obamacare, threatens to pull media licenses, threatens the NFL’s tax exemption, wishes for more nuclear weapons, and yells that he hates everyone in the White House. Then Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow talks to Ana and D

Listen/Read More

“Slack channel for the last adults.” (LIVE from Chicago!)

By Crooked Media/Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:56

Corker tells the New York Times that Trump is a dangerous liar, Stephen Miller sabotages the DREAMer deal, and social media platforms wrestle with fake news. Then Tommy and Dan talk about gun violence with the founder of Mothers/Men Against Senseless

Listen/Read More

"Mike Pence, you sleep like a horse." (LIVE from Cleveland)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:00

Senator Sherrod Brown and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan in Cleveland, where the crew talks Trump's North Korea tweets, the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Bob Corker's newfound freedom, and how Democrats can

Listen/Read More

"Paul Ryan's my dad". (LIVE from Madison)

By Crooked Media/Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:32

Erin Ryan, Randy "Iron Stache" Bryce, and Rep. Chris Taylor join Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan in Madison, Wisconsin to talk about gun safety, Tillerson calling Trump a moron, not draining the swamp, and much more.

Listen/Read More

“What’s your plan to stop mass shootings?”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:09

Las Vegas becomes the site of the worst mass shooting in American history, Trump attacks hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, and Tom Price’s flights of fancy come to an end. Then Ta-Nehisi Coates joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about his new book, We

Listen/Read More

"A cannibal who's for single-payer."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:21

Graham-Cassidy goes down, Republicans embrace Roy Moore, and Trump lies about his tax plan. Then Senator Chuck Schumer joins Jon and Dan to talk about the Democratic strategy on taxes, and Ana Marie Cox joins to talk about Zuckerberg v. Trump.

Listen/Read More

"Stick to sports."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:07

Trump starts a fight with two professional sports leagues, and Graham-Cassidy loses support. Then Axios' Jim VandeHei joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about covering Trump, and DeRay discusses what it means to take a knee.

Listen/Read More

"Bad criminals."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:18

Trump threatens to destroy North Korea at the UN, Cassidy keeps lying about his Obamacare repeal bill, and Mueller closes in on Manafort. Then NBC's Katy Tur talks to Jon about covering Donald Trump.

Listen/Read More

“Sean Spicer is good now.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:45

The GOP makes one last run at repealing Obamacare, Democrats look for a message that works, and Trump delivers his first United Nations speech. Then HuffPost editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the state of American

Listen/Read More

“Amnesty Don.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:34

The Democrats reach a tentative deal on DACA with Trump, and 16 Democratic Senators sign on to Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All plan. Then New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins Jon and Dan to talk about health care and the future of the Democrati

Listen/Read More

Hillary Clinton

By Crooked Media/Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:02

What Happened.

Listen/Read More

"Schumer's bump."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:08

Irma portends the effects of climate change, the press heralds Trump as an independent dealmaker, and Bannon goes to war with Republicans. Then Erin Ryan joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about Hillary Clinton's new book, What Happened.

Listen/Read More

"The misadventures of Paul RINO."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:45

Trump cuts his first-ever deal as President with the Democrats on Harvey relief and the debt ceiling, and makes Republicans on the Hill very sad. Then, Senator Dick Durbin joins Jon and Dan to talk about passing the DREAM Act and the rest of Congress

Listen/Read More

"Trump always shoots the hostage."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 05 Sep 2017 20:59

North Korea conducts a nuclear test. Sessions announces the end of DACA with a six month delay. And Jon, Jon, and Tommy are joined by Congressman Adriano Espaillat to discuss potential legislation to protect Dreamers and reform the immigration system

Listen/Read More

“This snowflake is enraged.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 31 Aug 2017 21:06

Alyssa Mastromonaco joins the pod to talk about the response to Hurricane Harvey and Trump’s visit to Texas. Then, Jon and Dan discuss Trump’s tax reform speech, and his impending decision on the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Listen/Read More

“You can’t be a woke Hungarian fascist.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:04

Hurricane Harvey batters Texas with historic flooding, and Trump again obstructs justice by pardoning a racist sheriff before he’s even sentenced. Former Deputy FEMA Administrator Richard Serino discusses Harvey response efforts with Jon, Jon, and To

Listen/Read More

"Hits from the Aaron Sorkin bong."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:49

Trump goes off the rails in Phoenix, and continues his war with the Republican Congress. Then Jon and Dan talk to focus group guru David Binder about Obama-Trump voters, and Ana Marie Cox joins to discuss the white nationalist resurgence.

Listen/Read More

“‘Committee to Save America’ my ass.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:22

White House staffers and Republican leaders debate what to do about Trump as he keeps a shrinking base and loses the rest of the country. Then Politico’s Eliana Johnson joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about Bannonism, Trumpism, and the future of th

Listen/Read More

“The dog whistle is now a bullhorn.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:11

Trump’s press conference goes off the rails as he defends the ‘fine people’ who were chanting Nazi slogans in Charlottesville, and the world reacts to the madness. Then Jon and Dan talk to VICE News Tonight correspondent Elle Reeve about her Charlott

Listen/Read More

“Denouncing Nazis is so fucking easy.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:56

White supremacists and neo-Nazis descend on Charlottesville to provoke violence, and President Trump gives a statement where he refuses to condemn them. Then DeRay Mckesson talks to Jon, Jon, and Tommy about his perspective on Charlottesville, and im

Listen/Read More

"A song of fire and fury."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 10 Aug 2017 20:26

The U.S. confronts a madman with nuclear weapons as well as Kim Jong Un, and Trump picks a fight with McConnell. Then NARAL President Ilyse Hogue joins Jon and Dan to talk about litmus tests, and Ana Marie Cox discusses Sinclair Broadcasting's subtle

Listen/Read More

“The MAGA industrial complex.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:25

Mueller impanels a grand jury to investigate Trump, more Republicans start to challenge the President, and Democrats continue to debate their own way forward. Then Lovett interviews Joshua Green about his new Steve Bannon book, and Pod Save the Peopl

Listen/Read More

“Jeff Sessions’s mixtape.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:54

The Mooch Era is a short one, General Kelly takes control, Jeff Flake takes on Trump, and Trump and Sessions play the hits. Then Jon Lovett talks to Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto about the future of the Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

"9 parts hero, 1 part troll" (LIVE from Pasadena!)

By Crooked Media/Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:08

Reincey goes home, and the Resistance kills Trumpcare. Then Joy-Ann Reid and Symone Sanders join Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the future of the Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

Pod Save the Planet with Al Gore

By Crooked Media/Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:05

Former Vice President Al Gore talks with Jon, Jon, and Tommy about his new movie Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Lovett also made some jokes.

Listen/Read More

“This is like a car crash.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:01

The Mooch has a meltdown, Trump bullies Sessions, and tweets out a ban on transgender Americans serving in the military. Then Jon and Dan get a Trumpcare update from Senator Chris Murphy, and talk with John Podesta about Russian interference in our e

Listen/Read More

“Mooch saves America.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:18

Republicans have no idea what health care bill they’re voting on, the Mooch lets Trump be Trump, and the Democrats unveil a new slogan and agenda. Then CBS News' Margaret Brennan joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the Administration’s foreign po

Listen/Read More

“One step away from drooling on himself.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:23

Trumpcare is dead and alive and dead and alive again, and we discover from a terrifying New York Times interview that the President doesn’t actually know what health insurance is. Then Jon and Dan talk to Montana Governor Steve Bullock about his visi

Listen/Read More

"Hack away, China."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:07

As the health care vote is delayed due to a medical emergency, Andy Slavitt, who ran Medicare, Medicaid & ACA for President Obama, lays out the strategy for this final push. Then Jon, Jon, and Tommy get into all the lies and revelations around the Tr

Listen/Read More

“Turd in the GOP punchbowl.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:33

Donald Trump Jr. admits to a failed attempt at collusion, Republicans pretend it didn’t happen, and Mitch McConnell picks Ted Cruz over Medicaid in his new health care bill. Then Republican communications guru Tim Miller joins Jon and Dan to talk abo

Listen/Read More

"Propaganda, foreign and domestic."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Jul 2017 20:35

McConnell is down to a final few moves on health care. Don Jr. dissembles on yet another Trump campaign Russia meeting. Senator Al Franken stops by to talk about life in the Senate and his new book. And DeRay joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to preview this

Listen/Read More

"Making redistricting sexy again."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:33

Trump holds a press conference in Warsaw in advance of the G20 conference, where he'll meet face-to-face with Vladimir Putin and talk to the leaders of Japan and South Korea about the nuclear crisis in North Korea. Then Jon and Dan talk to former Att

Listen/Read More

"Tweet your feelings."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Jul 2017 21:35

The President shares a video of him fake wrestling a CNN logo, Republicans face bad local headlines about their wealthcare bill, and a closer look at Trump's fraudulent voter fraud commission. Then Jon and Tommy sit down with New Jersey Senator Cory

Listen/Read More

“Never bet against Mitch McConnell.”

By Crooked Media/Sat, 01 Jul 2017 13:04

Jon and Tommy attend a health care rally outside the United States Capitol and talk to patients, doctors, activists, and politicians, including Senator Chris Van Hollen, Senator Brian Schatz, Congresswoman Debbie-Wasserman Schultz, Senator Ron Wyden,

Listen/Read More

"Kill Bill Vol. 2."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 29 Jun 2017 21:20

McConnell delays the wealthcare vote after a horrendous CBO score, and the resistance ramps up the pressure on wavering Republican Senators. Then, Jon and Dan talk to Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III about his views on health care, public se

Listen/Read More

"CBO Brother, Where Art Thou?"

By Crooked Media/Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:52

Tommy and Jon discuss the ongoing efforts to ram Trumpcare through the Senate, and whether Obama did enough to respond to and deter Russian interference in our election. Then they discuss the impact of Trumpcare on West Virginia with Senator Joe Manc

Listen/Read More

"Same shitburger, different bun."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:12

Guest host Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Dan to discuss the Secret Senate Health care bill that is no longer secret, the aftermath of the the Democrats' loss in Georgia-06, and a ray of hope in Wisconsin. Then Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi talks to Lovett

Listen/Read More

“We can win this fight.”

By Crooked Media/Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:05

As McConnell moves toward a vote on the secret GOP health care bill, Lovett and Tommy are joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to talk about the Democratic strategy to defeat Trumpcare and what each of us can do to help. Plus, mounting tens

Listen/Read More

"Tiny, decent things."

By Crooked Media/Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:16

The aftermath of the Alexandria shooting, the investigation of the President, and the Democrats' plan to stop health care. Then, former White House lawyer Danielle Gray joins Jon, Dan, and Tommy to talk about the travel ban, and Judge Tim Black discu

Listen/Read More

"All hands on deck."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:47

The Comey fallout continues, the left is resurgent in Europe, and the final showdown is near on #wealthcare. Then, Vox's Sarah Kliff joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the policy implications of the Senate health care bill, and DeRay McKesson jo

Listen/Read More

"Comey came to play."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 08 Jun 2017 20:54

Jim Comey builds a case for obstruction of justice in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins Jon and Dan to break it down. Then, Trumpcare 2.0 gets new life in the

Listen/Read More

“Some kind of decline.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 05 Jun 2017 21:24

Trump responds to terrorism in London by attacking the city’s mayor and his own Justice Department, while Capitol Hill prepares for The Comey Show. Then, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) talks to Jon, Jon, and Tommy about a progressive foreign policy and

Listen/Read More

“More fucked than we think.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 01 Jun 2017 19:57

As Trump prepares to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, Jon and Dan talk about the consequences with one of the deal’s chief negotiators, Brian Deese. Then, they break down the politics of the decision, catch up on the latest Russia developme

Listen/Read More

"The energy is in progressive politics."

By Crooked Media/Tue, 30 May 2017 20:24

Trump jeopardizes the NATO alliance on his “historically successful” foreign trip, Kushner conducts secret diplomacy with a Russian banker, and the Democrats hone their message after Montana. Then, Senator Elizabeth Warren joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy i

Listen/Read More

“The cycle of bullshit.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 25 May 2017 20:42

Trumpcare gets a CBO score so bad that it causes Republicans to lie, cry, and body-slam a reporter in Montana. Then, the Atlantic’s Annie Lowrey talks to Jon and Dan about Trump’s budget, and Ana Marie Cox joins with a look at the President’s foreign

Listen/Read More

"Exhausted from Obstructing Justice."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 22 May 2017 20:48

Jon, Jon, and Tommy discuss Trump's semester abroad, the latest on the investigations, right-wing lies about a tragedy, and what's next for health care. With special guest: no one.

Listen/Read More

Pod Save America Takes Los Angeles

By Crooked Media/Thu, 18 May 2017 17:06

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan talk obstruction of justice and all the rest at the Ace Theater in Downtown LA. Plus Mayor Eric Garcetti joins to discuss the Democratic agenda and the lessons we can draw from success at the local level.

Listen/Read More

"Government by sucker punch."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 15 May 2017 19:29

In the aftermath of Comey's firing, what can Democrats do to hold Trump accountable? The Vice Chair of the Intel Committee, Senator Mark Warner, joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to discuss the latest on the investigation. Plus DeRay on Sessions, Snowden, an

Listen/Read More

“Literally farcical.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 11 May 2017 19:50

Trump fires FBI Director Jim Comey in the middle of an investigation involving the Trump campaign’s potential collusion with Russia, and gets plenty of support from Republicans in Congress. Then, former White House Counsel Kathy Ruemmler joins Jon an

Listen/Read More

"Think globalist, act localist."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 08 May 2017 21:51

French elections, Sally Yates' testimony, Kushner family corruption, the latest on health care, and our interview with Senator Kamala Harris recorded live in front of a rowdy San Fransisco crowd.

Listen/Read More

Pod Save America Takes Seattle

By Crooked Media/Sun, 07 May 2017 15:17

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan hold a live show at Seattle’s Showbox SoDo Theater, where they’re joined by Washington Governor Jay Inslee to talk health care, activism, and the future of Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

“The moment of truth for the resistance.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 04 May 2017 20:13

House Republicans stake their careers on Trumpcare, and stopping the bill in the Senate becomes the biggest test yet for the resistance movement. Then, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello joins Jon and Dan to talk about the Demo

Listen/Read More

BONUS POD with Trevor Noah

By Crooked Media/Wed, 03 May 2017 13:27

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, sits down with Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about how Trump changed comedy, his approach to political humor, and what he's trying to achieve with The Daily Show.

Listen/Read More

"Doris Trump Goodwin."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 01 May 2017 20:30

Zombie RyanCare won't die, Dickerson stumps Trump, the Times hires a conservative climate skeptic, the DCCC fails to invest in Montana, and Senator Amy Klobuchar joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the Democratic message in the Midwest.

Listen/Read More

"A very 'Cuck You' week."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:03

Trump looks for any kind of win before the 100-day mark, pushes Trumpcare 3.0, and proposes big tax cuts. Then, Pod Save the People host DeRay McKesson joins Jon and Dan to talk about his new podcast and the future of the Resistance.

Listen/Read More

"The odorless gas of misogyny."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:57

Trump's first 100 days end with a fight over funding for the wall. Plus health care, tax reform, and Teen Vogue's Lauren Duca joins to discuss truth in the Trump era and the divides in the Democratic party.

Listen/Read More

“We’ll do it live.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:47

Chaffetz and O’Reilly take extended vacations, Ossoff heads to a runoff, and the 2018 map looks bluer. Then, Governor Deval Patrick sits down with Jon and Dan to talk politics and the future of the Democratic Party, and Ana Marie Cox joins to ponder

Listen/Read More

"When you open the canister, snakes pop out."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:54

The latest on North Korea, the weekend's tax marches, and how the health care town halls are working. Then Jon, Jon, and Tommy answer questions in the first Friend of the Pod Q & A.

Listen/Read More

“Game of Cucks.”

By Crooked Media/Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:31

Steve Bannon and pals have a bad week, Trump goes full Globalist, and still tries to hold health care hostage. Then, Obama pollster Cornell Belcher joins Jon and Dan to talk about the Democratic coalition, and Indivisible’s Ezra Levin talks about how

Listen/Read More

“The enemy of your enemy is your frenemy.”

By Crooked Media/Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:51

Trump strikes Syria and cable swoons, while the White House plays the Game of Cucks. Then, the Washington Post’s Ashley Parker joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about covering the Trump Administration, and VEEP’s David Mandel stops by to talk about t

Listen/Read More

"Thanks for unmasking"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:53

Ben Rhodes helps unmask the unmasking debate, Zombie Trumpcare makes a bad bill worse, Cecile Richards joins Jon and Dan to talk women and the resistance, and Ana Marie Cox discusses new Shadow President Jared Kushner.

Listen/Read More

"A garbage organization that protects harassers."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 03 Apr 2017 19:27

Trump’s popularity and agenda falter, Senate Democrats filibuster Neil Gorsuch, and Fox News lets Bill O’Reilly get away with sexual harassment. Then, climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to explain what people can do to f

Listen/Read More

"The outrage meter is on tilt."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:30

Republicans flirt with Trumpcare 2.0, Trump flirts with a government shutdown, and no one knows what the hell is going on with Nunes. Then, David Axelrod joins Jon and Dan to give advice to Democrats and Donald Trump.

Listen/Read More

"Blitzkrieg of blame."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:03

Repeal and go f*ck yourself fails, Trump blames everyone but himself, and learns how hard it will be to pass the rest of his agenda. Then, Former Obama adviser Yohannes Abraham joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about the power of just showing up.

Listen/Read More

"He'll run the country from jail like El Chapo."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:26

The Russia story gets messier, Trump confirms the truth is dead, and Republicans try to take away health care from their voters. Then, new author Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Jon and Dan to reminisce, and Friends Like These host Ana Marie Cox stops by t

Listen/Read More

"It's like late season Sopranos."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:57

FBI Director Comey confirms a Trump-Russia investigation, Trump alienates more allies, and Paul Ryan has keg dreams of cutting health care. Then Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Georgia's 6th District, joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to

Listen/Read More

Live @ SXSW: Crooked Media and Kara Swisher

By Crooked Media/Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:35

The Crooked Media team talks live with notoriously tough interviewer Kara Swisher about their burgeoning media empire, Trump, and how to focus the resistance.

Listen/Read More

"Who pays for the wall? The elderly!"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:35

Trump runs into trouble with his ban, his budget, and his health care bill. Then, Barack Obama’s former Deputy Chief of Staff and Health Care Czar Nancy-Ann DeParle joins Jon and Dan to talk about the fight to pass and now save the Affordable Care Ac

Listen/Read More

Pod Save America takes Austin

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:57

Health care lies dominate the Sunday shows, and Congress's biggest racist strikes again. Then, Congressman Seth Moulton joins Jon, Jon and Tommy to talk about the future of the Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

"The dogs who caught the car."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:43

Paul Ryan struggles to pass a tax cut for the rich disguised as health care reform, and Vox.com's Ezra Klein joins Jon and Dan to break down all the policy pitfalls of Trumpcare.

Listen/Read More

"The most damning conclusion of all."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:07

Trump issues a new immigration ban, and peddles a deranged conspiracy about Obama tapping his phones. Then, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to talk about his committee's investigation into the contacts between Trump officials and Ru

Listen/Read More

"The greatest speech in history."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Mar 2017 20:42

Sessions lies about meetings with Russians, and Trump snows the pundits with his speech. Then, former Republican operative Nicolle Wallace joins Jon and Dan to talk about Obama-Trump voters and the future of the Republican Party.

Listen/Read More

"It's making us dumber."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:38

The latest on health care, Trump's joint address to Congress, and Peter Hamby of Snapchat joins to talk about press access and the changing media landscape.

Listen/Read More

"A conversation about our divides."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:02

Trump's relatively tame week on Twitter, his orders on deportations and transgender policies, and the growing activism at town halls. Then Ana Marie Cox joins Jon and Dan to talk about her new Crooked Media podcast, With Friends Like These.

Listen/Read More

"Card-carrying badass."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:05

Katie Couric joins for a freewheeling conversation about Trump's attacks on the media, persuading Trump voters and the future of the Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

"Caps lock freakout mode."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:07

General Flynn gets fired, the NYT's report on Trump-Russia contacts, and the White House's awful week. Then, the Atlantic's Julia Ioffe joins Jon and Dan to talk Russia, and MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler announces the launch of #ResistanceRecess.

Listen/Read More

"C'mon, Shinzo... they've paid me a fortune!"

By Crooked Media/Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:53

Trump holds national security talks in a crowded Mar-a-Lago ballroom. Flynn and Priebus are on the ropes. And DeRay McKesson joins Jon, Jon, and Tommy to discuss protest and activism.

Listen/Read More

Pod Save America Takes Brooklyn

By Crooked Media/Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:47

Jon, Jon and Tommy pierce their liberal bubble by traveling to Brooklyn for a live podcast. They're joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Alex Wagner of CBS News.

Listen/Read More

"Can I call you Easy D?"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:55

The threat posed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump's battle against the judiciary, and the travails of Sean Spicer. Then, New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait joins Jon and Dan to talk about Obama's legacy and Trump's first few weeks.

Listen/Read More

"A moment of silence for Bowling Green."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:50

Behind the scenes of Trump's first weeks, his attacks on the judiciary, and his not-so-populist revolution. Then Neera Tanden joins Jon, Jon and Tommy to discuss the fight to save ACA.

Listen/Read More

BONUS POD: "He has a lot of edits."

By Crooked Media/Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:45

Cody Keenan, President Obama's chief speechwriter in the second term, joins Jon and Jon to talk about speechwriting, working for Obama, and lessons learned over eight years in the White House.

Listen/Read More

"A season for happy warriors."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:44

Jon and Dan talk about Trump's bullying of Mexico and Australia, the promise of progressive protests, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Then they're joined by two DNC Chair candidates, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and South Carolina Democratic Party Ch

Listen/Read More

"Protest is the new brunch."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:21

Jon, Jon and Tommy discuss Trump's unconscionable Muslim ban and the politicization of national security. They're joined by The Guardian's Sabrina Siddiqui to discuss the global reaction to the EO, and then later by former White House lawyer Danielle

Listen/Read More

"What the hell are alternative facts?"

By Crooked Media/Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:23

Jon and Dan talk about Trump's disturbing first week in office, including his Executive Orders, ABC interview, and voter fraud lies. Then they're joined by DNC Chair candidate Tom Perez to talk about the future of the Democratic Party.

Listen/Read More

"The Mall sank into the earth."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:15

Jon, Jon and Tommy talk about Trump's inaugural address, the women's marches across the US and Sean Spicer's wonderful weekend. Then they're joined by Seth Meyers from "Late Night with Seth Meyers".

Listen/Read More

Obama's Last Interview

By Crooked Media/Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:05

The Pod Save America team sits down with President Obama for his last interview as President.

Listen/Read More

"Congress scares easy."

By Crooked Media/Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:38

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor talk about the rallies to preserve ACA, Trump’s twitter war with John Lewis and his creepy embrace of Russia. Then they’re joined by Erin Gloria Ryan to discuss covering the Trump White House and Philippe Rein

Listen/Read More

"We had plenty of ethical fun."

By Crooked Media/Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:18

Jon and Dan talk about Obama's farewell and Trump's press conference. Then, former Obama ethics czar Norm Eisen joins to talk about Trump's decision to retain ownership of his business empire. For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please v

Listen/Read More

"Repeal and go f*ck yourself." Our first episode!

By Crooked Media/Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:53

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor launch Pod Save America with a discussion of Russia hacking, cabinet confirmations, saving Obamacare and Obama's final speech. Then they're joined by Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour to discuss the Women's Mar

Listen/Read More

Teaser Episode

By Crooked Media/Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:20

Pod Save America launches Monday January 9th!

Listen/Read More