The Axe Files with David Axelrod

David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, and CNN bring you The Axe Files, a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world. Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics.

https://www.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/axe-files

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 701 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 28 days 21 hours 31 minutes

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Ep. 10 - Mark Holden


Mark Holden, senior vice president and general counsel at Koch Industries, chats with David about working with the Koch brothers and their push for criminal justice reform.


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 2015-11-09  50m
 
 

Ep. 9 - Jorge Ramos


Jorge Ramos, anchor for Univision and Fusion, talks to David Axelrod about his incident with Donald Trump in Iowa last summer, his assessment of the GOP's chances of winning the Latino vote, and his frustration with President Obama not pushing harder


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 2015-11-02  53m
 
 

Ep. 8 - Eliot Spitzer


Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer discusses his work as the Sheriff of Wall Street, his 2008 resignation, and his opinion of 2016 presidential contenders such as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.


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 2015-10-29  36m
 
 

Ep. 7 - Jessica Yellin


Jessica Yellin, former chief White House correspondent for CNN and current Fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, talks to David about her career in journalism, how covering political news has changed, and her upcoming new book.


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 2015-10-26  44m
 
 

Ep. 7 - Jessica Yellin


Jessica Yellin, former chief White House correspondent for CNN and current Fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, talks to David about her career in journalism, how covering political news has changed, and her upcoming new book.


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 2015-10-26  44m
 
 

Ep. 6 - Rep. Nancy Pelosi


House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi chats with David about her childhood in Baltimore, her tenure as Speaker of the House, and President Obama's legacy.


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 2015-10-19  33m
 
 

Ep. 5 - Mitt Romney


2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney sits down with David Axelrod in San Diego to chat about his childhood in Michigan, his assessment of the 2016 race for the White House, and much more.


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 2015-10-16  1h1m
 
 

Ep. 4 - Alastair Campbell


Alastair Campbell, former spokesman for Tony Blair and author of the new book Winners and How They Succeed, talks with David about his career as a journalist, his alcoholism and nervous breakdown, his work with the Labour party, and his assessment of British politics and the U.S. presidential race.


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 2015-10-12  1h0m
 
 

Ep. 3 - Capt. Mark Kelly


Mark Kelly speaks with David about his reaction to the campus shooting in Roseburg, Ore., the assassination attempt in Tucson, Ariz., that his wife, ex-congresswoman Gabby Giffords, survived in 2011, and where he thinks the debate over gun control is heading in the future.


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 2015-10-08  32m
 
 

Ep. 2 - Matthew Dowd


Matthew Dowd, former chief strategist for George W. Bush's 2004 presidential campaign and current ABC News political analyst and visiting Fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, discusses his time in the White House, the possible rise of an independent political party, and the recent visit to the U.S. of Pope Francis.


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 2015-10-06  43m