Conversations

Conversation with Mike McCurry

Former White House press secretary Mike McCurry gives us great insight into the transition of press secretaries in the Obama White House and his latest passion, the role of faith in politics.

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This Week on the Podcast

Michael Shear of the New York Times gave us an inside look at the life of a White House correspondent:

Jonathan Alter, executive producer of Alpha House, joined us for a fascinating discussion of how politics has influenced our cultural life:
 

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Conversation with Michael Shear

Michael Shear of the New York Times joins us on the Political Wire podcast for a fascinating inside look at the life of a White House correspondent.

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Conversation with Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter, the award winning political columnist and executive producer of Alpha House, joined us for a fascinating discussion of how politics has influenced our cultural life.

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Conversation with Jon Ralston

Jon Ralston, the dean of Nevada politics and founder of Ralston Reports, joins us for a look at perhaps most influential senator in the battle for control of the upper chamber this year — and he’s not even running.

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Conversation with John Della Volpe

John Della Volpe, who directs polling for Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, joins us for a fascinating look at young voters and what motivates them to get to the polls on Election Day.

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Conversation with Susan Demas

Susan Demas, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, joins us to discuss a very tight U.S. Senate race, a compelling governor’s race and an unbelievable recent blunder by a 25-term U.S. Congressman.

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Conversation with Wayne Slater

As we continue our state-by-state deep dives, let’s mess with Texas and talk politics with Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News. It’s a fascinating conversation.

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Conversation with Kay Henderson

Radio Iowa’s Kay Henderson joins us on the Political Wire podcast for a fantastic discussion of Iowa politics and a state that has an open Senate seat for the first time since 1984.

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Conversation with Adam Smith

Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times joins us to discuss Florida politics, from an unusual governor’s race in 2014 to two favorite sons possibly making White House bids in 2016.

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Conversation with Elizabeth Wilner

Elizabeth Wilner of Kantar Media’s Campaign Media Analysis Group joins us on the Political Wire podcast for a fascinating look at the flood of political ads already hitting the airwaves ahead of the midterm elections.

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This Week on the Podcast

North Carolina political reporter Rob Christensen joins us for a deep dive into Tar Heel state politics.

Democratic pollster Geoff Garin gives us insight into upcoming midterm elections and whether Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

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Conversation with Geoff Garin

Democratic pollster Geoff Garin joins us on the Political Wire podcast to give us insight into upcoming midterm elections and whether Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

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