Pod Save America

Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. You can listen to new episodes twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


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12 Angry Hopefuls

The Republican field grows to twelve as the RNC sets new criteria for the first debate. Donald Trump prepares to be indicted again. Ron DeSantis tests out new attack lines in Iowa. Nikki Haley does a CNN Townhall that no one noticed. And Joe Biden takes a debt ceiling victory lap with an Oval Office address, while his anti-vax Democratic challenger RFK Jr. does a Twitter Spaces event with Elon Musk. Then Washington Post writer Ben Terris stops by to talk about his new book The Big Break.



Dark Brandon Owns My Kevin

Joe Biden saves the country from default with a budget deal that has some Republicans furious at Kevin McCarthy. Ron DeSantis steps up his attacks on Donald Trump as Chris Christie and Mike Pence get ready to jump in the race. And later, Congresswoman Barbara Lee stops by to talk about her campaign for the Senate seat in California.



Terminally Online (Subscription Show Best-Of!)

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Ron’s Boulevard of Broken Streams

The DeSantis campaign launch explodes on takeoff. Political Strategist Tim Miller stops by to break down what’s next for Tiny D and the rest of the GOP field. House Republicans are feeling so confident about the debt ceiling negotiations that they’re bragging about holding the economy hostage. And Jon and Dan dig into one of the week’s weirdest stories: why did Marjorie Taylor Greene pay $100,000 for a used tube of Kevin McCarthy’s chapstick?



Republican Frontrunner Tim Scott?

Republicans reject a White House compromise that would save us from default. Tim Scott is officially running, and Ron DeSantis, Chris Christie and Chris Sununu are right behind him. Joe Biden offers new support to Ukraine, while Russia bans Trump’s enemies. And new focus groups give us a clue as to how swing voters would treat a Biden-Trump rematch. Sen. Brian Schatz talks to Lovett about the debt ceiling...



Democrats Go Off In An Off Year

Democrats worry about the debt ceiling deal Joe Biden might make with Kevin McCarthy. The party gets good news in Tuesday’s elections. Ron Desantis will announce his presidential run next week because he’s tired of the Republican culture of losing. And the most definitive report on the 2022 midterms give us clues about the 2024 electorate. Then Democratic messaging guru Anat Shenker-Osorio stops by to talk about  how Dems should be talking about the budget negotiations...



Trump’s Surprise Q-chella Set

Ron DeSantis tries to reboot his presidential prospects in Iowa. Donald Trump calls into Mike Flynn’s QAnon rally. Joe Biden is much more optimistic about a debt ceiling deal than Kevin McCarthy. Senator Joe Manchin flirts with playing spoiler in 2024. And Diane Feinstein returns to the Senate. Then North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Anderson Clayton stops by to talk about her plans to turn the state blue. Join Friends of the Pod for bonus content, exclusive access and more: crooked...



Trump’s CNN Clown Hall

Donald Trump paints a terrifying picture of a second term during a CNN town hall the day after a jury finds him liable for sexual assault and defamation. President Biden weighs negotiations and the 14th amendment to deal with the debt limit. Tucker Carlson takes his racist variety hour to Twitter. George Santos is indicted on multiple criminal charges. Then, immigration expert Dara Lind joins to talk about the end of Title 42 and what it means for the border.



Tucker’s War With Fox

Joe Biden gets some rough polling as he prepares for a debt ceiling showdown with Republicans. Donald Trump offers no defense as a jury decides the rape and defamation case against him. Tucker Carlson goes to war with Fox News. Diane Feinstein is still MIA as Clarence Thomas scandals pile up. Then later, Pod Save the UK host Nish Kumar talks to Tommy about King Charles’ coronation and UK politics.



Trump and CNN Together Again

Donald Trump is making nice with CNN, snubbing Fox’s debate, and throwing an NBC reporter’s phone. President Biden and Democrats consider break glass options to avoid a debt default. Chasten Buttigieg chats with Lovett about his new book. And later, the racist texts that may have gotten Tucker Carlson fired. 


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