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Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

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Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities no one saw coming. Who better to narrate this momentous race? So pull up a stool and join us!

Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities no one saw coming. Who better to narrate this momentous race? So pull up a stool and join us!

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United States

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Cadence13

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Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities no one saw coming. Who better to narrate this momentous race? So pull up a stool and join us!

Language:

English


Episodes

2020: Extra Innings (with John Heilemann)

1/12/2021
Axe and Murphy sit down with the one and only John Heilemann to try to make sense of this moment. The Hacks discuss some of the dynamics that contributed to the insurrection, the politics of a second impeachment trial, and Trump’s unwillingness to accept any responsibility for the mob he helped incite. But, it’s not all doom and gloom: The Hacks also discuss the rounding out of Biden’s cabinet, including the one and only Gov. Gina Raimondo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:09:23

A Republic, If You Can Keep It

1/7/2021
Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy sit down at the end of a sad and surreal day in American history. As Congress reconvened to finish certifying President-elect Biden’s victory, the Hacks discuss the insurrection by an angry mob at the US Capitol, the results of the Georgia Senate runoff election, and the politics of this extraordinary moment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:13

Hacky Holidays!

12/15/2020
With the Electoral College handing Biden what felt like his 17th win, Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs convene for the last time this year to bid adieu to 2020. The Hacks discuss the future of Trumpism, Murphy shares his optimistic outlook for American democracy, and Axe and Gibbs squabble over the outcome of stimulus negotiations. So grab a beer and enjoy some holiday Hacks cheer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:51

A Most Gracious Loser (with John Heilemann)

12/8/2020
Axe and Gibbs are joined by superhack John Heilemann, now the host of his own podcast “Hell & High Water.” The Hacks discuss the ongoing attempt by Trump to subvert our democracy, take a deep dive into some of the challenges facing the Democratic party in the near term, and talk about the politics of the stimulus negotiations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:39

Kook D'Etat (with Jennifer Palmieri)

12/1/2020
Jennifer Palmieri, former White House communications director and host of the podcast “Just Something About Her,” joins Axe and Murphy to discuss Trump’s latest tantrum about election fraud, Biden’s announcement of his communications team and other top administration picks, and how the Republicans must now reap what they sow when it comes to turnout in Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:12

Bonjour, Biden Boom

11/24/2020
Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs gather to give thanks for a start to the formal transition process and for a slew of qualified cabinet picks by President-elect Biden. They also discuss the looming Georgia runoff election, what a sharper message might look like for both parties, and Murphy finally issues a much-anticipated apology to the French army. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:44

My Cousin Rudy

11/20/2020
Murphy and Gibbs are joined by President-elect Joe Biden's pollster John Anzalone to talk about what the Hell is going on right now (it's all good, don't worry!), review the decisions the Biden campaign made and go over why they won, dive into Georgia and discuss the state of political polling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:53

A White House Held Hostage (with Dave Wasserman)

11/17/2020
This week, Axe and Murphy are joined by Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report. It’s been two weeks since Election Day and the Hacks continue their postmortem with a deep dive into what happened in congressional districts across the country. They also look ahead to the Georgia special election and discuss what the 2020 race tells us about the future of both parties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:09:18

Trump Outrage Fatigue

11/12/2020
With the election in the rear view mirror (and yes, despite what the president says, it is over!) Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs discuss Trump’s ongoing attempts to undermine the institutions of our democracy, speculate about what Trump might do next, and break down the latest Democratic intraparty squabbles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:32

President-Elect Joe Biden

11/7/2020
After election night turned into election week, it’s finally official: Joe Biden is the next President of the United States. Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy discuss the results of this unprecedented campaign and the challenges and opportunities ahead for President-Elect Biden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:40

Election Day Survival Guide

11/2/2020
Well Hackaroos, we’ve arrived. Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs sit down for the last time before Election Day to discuss the final moments of the campaign, what to expect on November 3rd, and when we might have an answer on who will be the next President of the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:45

We're Rounding The Corner... To Election Day (with Mark McKinnon)

10/29/2020
Axe and Gibbs are joined by private first class Hackeroo and The Circus' Mark McKinnon to talk about whether Texas will turn blue, what Trump's possible electoral path could be to winning, and the timing of how Election Night's results will roll in next Tuesday. Listen until the end to hear McKinnon's "wild ass forecast" for the GOP 2024 standard bearer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:03

T-Minus One Week (with Rahm Emanuel)

10/27/2020
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is back to help Axe and Murphy begin the one week countdown to Election Day. With COVID dominating the airwaves, the Hacks discuss Trump’s continued disregard for safety precautions, what the latest polling and campaign ad buys tell us about the state of the race, and the Hacks make their first and highly anticipated electoral college predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:40

Welcome to Fiasco Season 1 Bush v. Gore

10/26/2020
Host Leon Neyfakh transports listeners into the day-to-day reality of our country’s most pivotal historical events, bringing to life the forgotten twists and turns of the past while shedding light on the present. Fiasco season 1 takes listeners to the contested 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush, and the extraordinary legal battle that unfolded in Florida. Fiasco is a Luminary original. To hear other seasons, go to luminarypodcasts.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:03:39

The Final Debate: Mr. Mute vs. Sir Scranton

10/23/2020
Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy sit down after the final presidential debate, accompanied by some chips and guac, for a late-night edition of snacks-on-tap. The Hacks discuss the night’s biggest moments and whether, with 11 days to go until the election, the debate made an impact on the race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:21

Polls Traumatic Stress Disorder (with John Heilemann)

10/20/2020
With two weeks to go until Election Day, John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus is back to help Axe and Murphy break down the latest national polls, Trump’s closing strategy (or lack thereof), and to preview the final debate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:03:22

Crazy Uncle POTUS (with Mark Salter)

10/16/2020
Axe and Gibbs are joined by Mark Salter, longtime political advisor to the late Senator John McCain and author of a new book The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain. The Hacks recap the dueling town halls, Trump’s inability to change the narrative, and whether a return to the days of “country first” conservatism is possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:07

Repeat After Me: It's Not 2016 (with Amy Walter)

10/13/2020
Amy Walter, the national editor of the Cook Political Report, joins Murphy and Gibbs to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings and the state of the 2020 Presidential race (yup, you guessed it, it’s stable). Together, they also walk through the most important Senate races we are all talking about to determine who will control the chamber in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:23

Pencesplaining & Insect Baiting

10/8/2020
Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy are abuzz with post-debate analysis as they convene for a special late night edition of Hacks on Tap. They break down the night’s biggest moments and discuss whether, in a tumultuous week for the 2020 race, this moved the needle in any way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:14

A Cluster on Steroids (with Claire McCaskill)

10/6/2020
Former Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill joins Axe and Murphy to discuss the physical and metaphorical clusters surrounding President Trump. The Hacks attempt to make sense of Trump’s return to the White House after a brief stay at Walter Reed, unpack the latest polling numbers, and the Senator offers advice for her former colleagues on how Democrats should navigate the impending hearings for Trump’s Supreme Court pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:32