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Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.

Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.

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United States

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Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

Who Will Replace Kamala Harris in the Senate?

12/1/2020
Will Gov. Gavin Newsom make history by appointing California's first Latinx senator? Or will he pick a woman of color? Sacramento bureau reporter Alexei Koseff joins host Joe Garofoli to break down the candidates. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod More on Kamala Harris: Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:43

Best of IAP: Kamala Harris

11/25/2020
The Vice President-elect joined Joe Garofoli and Tal Kopan in April, just as speculation began to build that Joe Biden would ask her to be his running mate. She talked about that, the coronavirus epidemic, cooking and more. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod 6-part miniseries reported by Joe and Tal: Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:57

It's Over: Biden Wins — What's Next?

11/7/2020
In a combined episode of the Fifth & Mission and It’s All Political podcasts, Joe Garofoli, Tal Kopan and Demian Bulwa talk about the moment that put the Biden-Harris ticket over the top, the historic nature of their victory, and what to expect now from Donald Trump. | Latest news: sfchronicle.com/politics Podcast: Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:38

Election Night Wrap: What We Know

11/4/2020
In a combined episode of the Fifth & Mission and It’s All Political podcasts, Joe Garofoli, Heather Knight, Alexei Koseff and Demian Bulwa sum up a tense, inconclusive presidential election day, plus state and local races. | Latest election news: sfchronicle.com/politics New podcast! Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:50

The Lincoln Project: Trump's 24/7 Nightmare

10/23/2020
Prominent GOP strategists Steve Schmidt and Mike Madrid have seen the party's sad demise in California. Now they are determined to defeat President Trump and his Senate enablers to save the party they once served and, more important, the American democracy they cherish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:41

What Was Prop 13 Creator Howard Jarvis Really Like?

10/14/2020
Jason Cohn, director of the new Jarvis documentary, “The First Angry Man,” traces his path from anti-Communist gadfly to movement leader and what Prop 13’s legacy is today. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod New Podcast! Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? Click here to listen and subscribe: sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:01

“Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking”

10/8/2020
Joe Garofoli is joined by Heather Knight, John Diaz and John Wildermuth to break down the historic Harris-Pence vice presidential debate, where Sen. Kamala Harris called the Trump administration's coronavirus response "the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the history of our country" — and a fly on VP Mike Pence's head became a social media star. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod New Podcast! Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? Click here to listen and...

Duration:00:20:39

Cyberattacks! Pandemic! Misinformation! Calming Voter Anxiety

10/2/2020
As voters receive their mail-in ballots, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks about the safeguards in place to protect voters against all the challenges of voting in 2020, both here and nationally. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:22

Trump Biden Debate 1: What the Hell Was That?

9/29/2020
Chronicle editorial board editor John Diaz and — GENTLEMEN, PLEASE! — political writer John Wildermuth join — EXCUSE ME! — host Joe Garofoli to analyze the first presidential — PLEASE LET HIM FINISH! — debate. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:58

Adam Schiff: What a Post-Trump World Looks Like

9/24/2020
The House Intelligence Committee chair talks about reforms that would prevent many things that Donald Trump has done as president and explains how the Russians are planning to disrupt the 2020 election. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod See also: Adam Schiff On What Happens Next to President Trump (March 22, 2019) "Liddle" Adam Schiff standing tall against Trump (Feb. 21, 2018) Congressman Adam Schiff (May 25, 2017) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:19

"Stars and Strife": Can America Overcome Hate?

9/17/2020
A new documentary says America’s "epidemic of hate" is preventing leaders from finding compromise and solving problems. Filmmaker David Smick and Black Lives Matter leader Hawk Newsome join Joe Garofoli to talk about the movie and the issues it raises. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:17

Bob Woodward's Trump Book Won't Change the Race

9/11/2020
Chronicle editorial page editor John Diaz joins Joe Garofoli to talk about the revelations in "Fear," why climate change isn't an issue in the campaign despite California's wildfires, and how the endorsement process has changed during the Zoom era. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:15

A'shanti Gholar: Trump Is "Dog-Hollering" on Race

9/2/2020
Forget "dog-whistling," says the president of Emerge — which recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office. She joins Joe Garofoli to say President Trump has gone way beyond that as he inflames the racial divide in America. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:00

Fifth & Mission: Terror at the RNC!

8/26/2020
On the Chronicle's flagship Fifth & Mission podcast, It's All Political host Joe Garofoli joins Heather Knight to talk about the GOP's strategy at the Republican National Convention: Scare the base with a bleak picture of America, and win President Trump a few voters of color. Plus: What happened to Kimberly Guilfoyle? | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:37

Weirdest Democratic National Convention Ever: A Preview

8/17/2020
Joe Biden is facing an enthusiasm gap. How will Dems rally excitement for him with a virtual convention? Can it be done with no roaring crowd? No balloon drop? Political writers John Wildermuth and Tal Kopan join Joe Garofoli to explain what challenges Democrats are up against. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:20

Katie Hill: Sex Scandal Won't Stop My Comeback

8/13/2020
The former California congresswoman was a rising Democratic star — a future Speaker, some mused — until a conservative website published nude photos of her. She joins Joe Garofoli to talk about her rise, fall and future, the double standards and exploitation of "revenge porn," and her new book, “She Will Rise.” | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:14

Barbara Lee Wants a Racial Healing and Truth Commission

8/12/2020
The Oakland congresswoman talks to Joe Garofoli and Tal Kopan about how white people can be better allies, plus who she thinks Joe Biden's pick for vice president should be. | Live protest updates | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:45

Fifth & Mission: Why Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s Pick

8/11/2020
On The Chronicle's flagship news podcast, Washington reporter Tal Kopan and It's All Political host Joe Garofoli break down why Biden wants the former San Francisco DA and California attorney general as his running mate and how her past will factor into the campaign. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:29

Can Joe Biden’s shift on immigration excite Latino voters?

8/6/2020
Many Latino voters still associate Joe Biden with former President Barack Obama, known to some progressive critics as “the deporter in chief.” Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Fund, discusses Biden's changes in approach to immigration in 2020. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:37

Black Lives Matter's Alicia Garza on the future — and Joe Biden

7/31/2020
Alicia Garza, the co-creator of Black Lives Matter, talks about the next steps for the movement, what Joe Biden should do to get young Black people to vote, and the difference between allies and co-conspirators. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:30