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A weekly podcast about the 2016 campaign. Produced by the folks at DecodeDC out of the Scripps Washington Bureau, it offers insight, a healthy dose of skepticism and some profanity. Hosted by Scripps politics reporter Miranda Green, Daily Beast social media editor Asawin Suebsaeng and Independent Journal politics editor Justin Green. Tune in Wednesdays.

A weekly podcast about the 2016 campaign. Produced by the folks at DecodeDC out of the Scripps Washington Bureau, it offers insight, a healthy dose of skepticism and some profanity. Hosted by Scripps politics reporter Miranda Green, Daily Beast social media editor Asawin Suebsaeng and Independent Journal politics editor Justin Green. Tune in Wednesdays.
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A weekly podcast about the 2016 campaign. Produced by the folks at DecodeDC out of the Scripps Washington Bureau, it offers insight, a healthy dose of skepticism and some profanity. Hosted by Scripps politics reporter Miranda Green, Daily Beast social media editor Asawin Suebsaeng and Independent Journal politics editor Justin Green. Tune in Wednesdays.

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Episodes

Episode 17: So not PC, Cruz’s Obit & Smash Mouth 4 Hillary

5/4/2016
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On this week’s episode, the hosts dig into the game-changer of a political week. After airing their thoughts about the Ted Cruz suspension shocker, the three interview Robert Folsom on his work documenting the connection between the rise of anti-political correctness sentiments and Donald Trump’s ascension. They then discuss one likely indicator that Ted Cruz was dropping out--a viral heckler video—and talk about ‘90s band Smash Mouth’s affinity for tweeting about politics. Be prepared for...

Duration:00:24:20

Episode 16: Nerd Prom, Fundraising fails & Tinsel Town 4 Ted

4/28/2016
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On this week's episode, we're joined by Buzzfeed's Evan McMorris-Santoro to take a quick break from the trail and bring you back to DC, just in time for the infamous White House Correspondents Association Dinner (or Nerd Prom, a nickname Swin loves). After that, we talk about the changing face of political fundraising, and we take a look at how that fundraising is playing out among Hollywood celebs. Be prepared for insight, curiosity, a healthy dose of skepticism and, as always, some...

Duration:00:31:53

Episode 15: Trump ignores his roots, NY’s biggest losers & channeling the Hunger Games

4/20/2016
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On this week’s episode of TrailMix 2016 the trio is back to discuss the results of New York’s important primary. They discuss Donald Trump’s roots in Jamaica Estates, Queens, the reality facing the primary’s biggest losers of the night and laugh about a new advertisement the Trump campaign released that mimics “The Hunger Games.” May the odds be ever in their favor. Be prepared for insight, curiosity, a healthy dose of skepticism and, as always, some profanity from Scripps politics reporter...

Duration:00:28:06

Episode 14: Clinton fires shots, math favors Hillary & The Donald’s version of charity

4/13/2016
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The Daily Mail’s White House correspondent Francesca Chambers joins the show this week as a guest co-host, filling in for Swin. She, along with Miranda and Justin, discuss the new tactics the Clinton campaign is using to portray her as more liberal than Bernie. The three interview “numbers dweeb” and Princeton neuroscience professor Sam Wang and talk about the pages of notes Trump recently released about his history of charitable giving—although it doesn’t include donating any of the...

Duration:00:34:30

Episode 13: Winning Wisconsin & the National Enquirer's Love Fest with Donald Trump

4/6/2016
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Miranda and Swin take the helm while Justin is off, and introduce "fill-in" co-host Patrick Caldwell from Mother Jones. Caldwell calls from Wisconsin with his take on the primary results, while Swin roots through Congressional archives of the National Enquirer. Be prepared for insight, curiosity, a healthy dose of skepticism and, as always, some profanity from Scripps politics reporter Miranda Green, Daily Beast social media editor Asawin Suebsaeng, and Independent Journal Review politics...

Duration:00:22:39

Episode 12: Trump from the outside, Lewandowski-gate & “stealing” delegates

3/30/2016
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In this week’s episode of TrailMix 2016, we bring on a special guest Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star to help us dissect Trump by comparing him to a similarly divisive figure in Canada: former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. We discuss the newest arrest surrounding claims that Donald Trump’s campaign manager battered a reporter and we talk about the GOP candidates who are fighting to “steal” delegates. Be prepared for insight, curiosity, a healthy dose of skepticism and, as always, some profanity...

Duration:00:32:05