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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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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 nice!


 2022-10-20  1h2m

“All Your Midterm Questions Answered.”

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.


 2022-10-18  59m

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

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 manager Faiz Shakir, and Carlos Odio of EquisLabs join to discuss. New episodes of The Wilderness drop every Monday. Subscribe to The Wilderness wherever you get your podcasts.


 2022-10-17  55m

“Obama’s Advice For Democrats.”

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 of voters.


 2022-10-15  1h6m

"The Subpoena Finale."

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.


 2022-10-14  1h3m

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

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.


 2022-10-11  1h1m

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

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 candidate Cristina Tzintzún-Ramirez, and John Della Volpe of Harvard Kennedy School join Jon to dig into what the voters had to say. New episodes of The Wilderness drop every Monday. Subscribe to The Wilderness wherever you get your podcasts...


 2022-10-10  52m

"The Herschel Walker Abortion Fund."

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 play another round of Take Appreciator. If YOU want to directly support abortion access for those who need it most, head to theherschelwalkerabortionfund.com/


 2022-10-06  1h12m

"Best Wishes > Death Wishes."

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.


 2022-10-04  1h10m

The Wilderness Chapter 3: Disconnected Democrats in Pittsburgh

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 senior campaign strategist Rebecca Katz. New episodes of The Wilderness drop every Monday. Subscribe to The Wilderness wherever you get your podcasts. Apple: apple.co/thewilderness Spotify: https://open.spotify...


 2022-10-03  52m