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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

Yoda and the Lessons of Power (with Susan Page)

4/20/2021
USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page joins Axe and Murphy to discuss Walter Mondale’s legacy, the ongoing negotiations around Biden’s infrastructure proposal, the politics of gun control, and their assessment of Biden’s first 100 days. Plus, the Hacks talk about Susan’s new biography of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:55

The Ants Go Marching (with Mark McKinnon)

4/13/2021
Gibbs and Murphy are joined this week by Mark McKinnon, executive producer and co-host of Showtime’s The Circus. The Hacks discuss the messaging opportunities and challenges ahead for both parties when it comes to Biden’s infrastructure plan, the tragic police shooting in Minnesota, and the GOP pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:08:25

Infrastructuring (with Will Hurd)

4/6/2021
Former Texas Congressman Will Hurd joins Axe and Gibbs this week to discuss the battle over the shape and size of Biden’s infrastructure bill, Major League Baseball’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia’s new controversial voting law, and the political influence of corporate America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:53

Politics of the Possible (with Ron Brownstein)

3/30/2021
wJournalist and CNN senior political analyst Ron Brownstein joins Axe and Murphy to discuss how the politicization of the pandemic will impact elections in ’22 and ’24, the messaging opportunities and challenges ahead for Biden around his economic plan, and the ongoing fight over voting rights. Plus, the Hacks dive into Brownstein’s new book Rock Me on the Water: 1974 — The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:11:31

Godzilla & The GOP (with Tony Fabrizio)

3/23/2021
Veteran Republican pollster and strategist Tony Fabrizio, who served as Trump’s chief pollster in ’16 and ’20, joins Axe and Murphy to discuss his analysis of the five “tribes” that make up the current Republican Party and what it says about the power Trump holds over the GOP. Plus, in the wake of the second mass shooting in less than a week, the Hacks discuss the politics of gun control and whether or not Congress will advance any new legislation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:54:56

Shots In Arms & Checks In Pockets (with Claire McCaskill)

3/16/2021
Former Missouri Senator and current NBC & MSNBC analyst Claire McCaskill joins Axe and Gibbs to discuss how President Biden’s recovery plan will impact the 2022 midterm elections, the politics of the southern border and immigration reform, the great press conference scandal of 2021, and how we can begin to heal some of our political divides. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:09:06

Voting Rights and Filibuster Fights (with Rahm Emanuel)

3/9/2021
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Axe and Murphy to discuss the passage of the COVID relief bill in the Senate, the ongoing debate about filibuster reform, and the fight around voting rights. Plus, the Hacks dive into the latest GOP infighting and offer advice about how to effectively communicate policy wins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:24

When CPACs Attack (with Scott Jennings)

3/2/2021
This week, Axe and Murphy are joined by Scott Jennings, a GOP strategist, conservative columnist, and CNN commentator. In the wake of Trump’s first public appearance since leaving office, the Hacks discuss the divisions in the Republican Party, the challenges of governing vs campaigning, and the allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:09:55

Blanchin’ From Manchin (with Brad Woodhouse)

2/23/2021
Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care and senior advisor to the DNC, joins Gibbs and Murphy to discuss Ted Cruz’s jaunt to Cancun, the politics surrounding the nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, and how much air time – if any – Trump’s upcoming speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference should receive. Plus, the Hacks pick Brad’s brain about what to expect in the 2022 midterms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:15:25

Impeachment: The Sequel (with Bill Kristol)

2/16/2021
Bill Kristol, editor-at-large of The Bulwark, joins Axe and Murphy to discuss the historic second impeachment trial of former President Trump and what the Senate’s acquittal means for the future of the GOP. They also analyze some of the early jockeying for the top of the Republican ticket in 2024 and the latest on Biden’s stimulus negotiations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:22

Introducing The Daily Punch

2/12/2021
Every weekday morning, The Daily Punch brings you inside Capitol Hill, the White House and Washington for an unfiltered look at the key players and stakes of all major issues of the day. People. Power. Politics. Hosted by Punchbowl News founders, journalists, and best-selling authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman. Powered by Punchbowl News. Produced by Cadence13. ​ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:08:20

Greene Achers (with Amanda Carpenter)

2/9/2021
Axe and Murphy are joined by Amanda Carpenter, a CNN contributor and political columnist for the Bulwark. With the second impeachment trial of former President Trump looming large, the Hacks discuss Trump’s continued grip on the GOP, the dynamics at play within the Republican Party, and the appetite for bipartisanship in Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:08

Unity, Not Unanimity (with Heidi Heitkamp)

2/2/2021
Former North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp, host of The Hot Dish podcast and co-founder and chair of the One Country Project, joins Axe and Gibbs to discuss the politics and strategy behind the COVID relief package negotiations, the intraparty tension over conspiracy theorists in the Republican party, and what Democrats must do to win back voters in red districts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:42

50+1 Fun

1/26/2021
For the 100th episode of Hacks on Tap, Gibbs and Murphy discuss the political dynamics surrounding Biden’s proposed economic plan, the inner workings of a narrowly divided Senate, and the upcoming impeachment trial of Donald Trump and what it portends for the midterm elections and beyond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:55

President Joe Biden

1/20/2021
A few hours after Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States, Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs convened to recap the historic day. The Hacks reflect on President Biden’s inaugural address, bask in the return to normalcy, and discuss the challenges that lie ahead for our new commander-in-chief. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:38

Pardon Me? (with Rahm Emanuel)

1/18/2021
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Axe and Murphy for the final Hacks of the Trump presidency. With unprecedented security measures in place in the nation’s capital, the Hacks discuss the message Joe Biden should convey in his inaugural address, how he should approach his first 100 days in office, the timing of the pending impeachment trial, and Trump’s last second pardon spree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:30

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