Conversations

Conversation with Jeffrey Toobin

Legal analyst and writer Jeffrey Toobin joins us on the Political Wire podcast for a great discussion about the legal and political problems faced by Gov. Chris Christie.

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Conversation with Teddy Goff

Teddy Goff, the man behind the groundbreaking digital campaign strategy that helped send Barack Obama to the White House, joins us on the Political Wire podcast.

We talked about how the Obama campaign used digital strategies to increase voter turnout and what we can expect from the next wave of candidates.

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Conversation with Stan Greenberg

Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg joins us on the Political Wire podcast to look at how well President Obama laid the groundwork in his State of the Union address for the 2014 midterm elections.

It’s a fascinating look at polling, focus groups and which policies may resonate in the upcoming elections.

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The Making of the State of the Union Address

For the latest episode of the Political Wire podcast, we spoke to speechwriters for the last three presidents — Jon Favreau, David Frum and Michael Waldman — about what it takes to put together the president’s biggest speech of the year.

They gave us some amazing insights.

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This Week on the Podcast

We had two great guests on the Political Wire podcast this week.

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau took us inside the White House:

GOP strategist Mike Murphy discussed the state of the Republican Party:

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Listen to the Podcast

We had two great conversations this week on the Political Wire podcast. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or RSS to get episodes automatically downloaded.

Listen to Chuck Todd on Gov. Chris Christie’s ability to survive scandal:

Listen to Steve Kornacki on what’s really behind Christie’s Bridgegate:

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Conversation with Chuck Todd

Chuck Todd, Chief White House correspondent for NBC News and one of the smartest guys in politics, is our guest on the Political Wire podcast.

Topics include the ability of Gov. Chris Christie to survive the “Bridgegate” scandal, the 2014 midterm elections and the politics of NSA surveillance.

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Conversation with Joe Trippi

Joe Trippi, political consultant and media strategist, is our guest on the latest episode of the Political Wire podcast. He gives a great look at the upcoming midterm elections, the future of the Democratic party and how technology might upend the two political parties.

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Conversation with John Sides

John Sides, political scientist and founder of The Monkey Cage, joins us on the Political Wire podcast
for an interesting discussion about his new book, The Gamble, and his early forecast for the 2014 midterm elections.

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Conversation with Stuart Stevens

Stuart Stevens, chief strategist for Mitt Romney in 2012, joins us on the Political Wire podcast for an inside look at a presidential campaign and a candid discussion of what worked and what didn’t. It’s a fascinating discussion.

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Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin joins us on the Political Wire podcast for a terrific conversation about her new book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

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