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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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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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English


Episodes

Elizabeth Warren Out: Revisiting "Electability"

3/5/2020
In this episode from Aug. 14, 2019, Brenda Choresi Carter of the Reflective Democracy Campaign tells Joe Garofoli about her research, which shows that claims of candidate electability are more damaging than they are realistic, especially for women of color. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:39

Fifth & Mission: What Did We Learn?

3/4/2020
Super Tuesday is over and we're down to a two-man race. It's All Political host Joe Garofoli and John Wildermuth join Audrey Cooper on the Chronicle's flagship podcast to break down the results. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:26

Fifth & Mission: Super Tuesday Troubles

3/3/2020
It's All Political host Joe Garofoli joins Audrey Cooper and John Wildermuth on the Chronicle's flagship news podcast to break down what's likely to happen as Californians head to the polls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:58

Can Bernie Sanders win?

2/25/2020
Addisu Demissie, the Oaklander who managed Cory Booker’s presidential campaign and Gavin Newsom’s gubernatorial run, stops by to untangle the Nevada caucuses and look ahead to the California primary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:07

What Nevada Voters Are Saying

2/21/2020
Joe Garofoli spent several days in Las Vegas ahead of the Nevada caucuses. He talked to organizers and voters about what they're thinking. Somehow, soccer, crying and Harry Potter are involved. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:31

What's a Never-Trumper To Do?

2/20/2020
Top GOP consultants and longtime friends Rob Stutzman and Mike Madrid disagree on how to oppose Trump. Oppose any Republican who supports the president, or vote against Trump, but for the party? | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:42

Dan Pfeiffer: Who Can Beat Trump?

2/17/2020
The Obama White House director of communications, now a co-star of Pod Save America and author of the new book “UnTrumping America,” talks about which Democrat would be Trump’s best and worst opponent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:28

California Lt. Governor Endorses Buttigieg

2/13/2020
In an exclusive, Eleni Kounalakis tells Joe Garofoli why she's backing Mayor Pete and what it will take to win the California primary. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:33

Democrats Explain How They Will Win California

2/13/2020
The California state directors of four top Democratic presidential campaigns explain how they will win in California. Recorded live at a panel discussion Joe Garofoli hosted at the Sacramento Press Club. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:17

Fifth & Mission Live: Primaries 2020

2/6/2020
In this episode of the Chronicle's flagship news podcast, Fifth & Mission, Editor in Chief Audrey Cooper, politics writer Joe Garofoli and columnists Heather Knight and Phil Matier talk about Iowa, the upcoming primaries, and local politics at a Chronicle Talks event at Manny's in San Francisco. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:05

Can Trump Win Again In Battleground States?

2/4/2020
Justin Myers, CEO of For the Future, a progressive, labor-funded super PAC that’s planning to spend $80 million in seven battleground states, talks about lessons from 2016, how impeachment will affect the race and what Midwestern voters really care about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:16

The Most Political Super Bowl Ever

1/29/2020
Howard Bryant of ESPN and NPR, author of “Full Dissidence,” talks about how the NFL is duplicitous around police misconduct protests, and the impact of its embrace of the military and law enforcement. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:07

Bill Weld: The GOP Alternative to Trump

1/21/2020
The former Massachusetts governor tells Joe Garofoli he thinks the president should be impeached and will likely vote for a Democrat if he doesn’t win the nomination. Yet he still thinks he has a path to victory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:21

Mike Bloomberg on Apologies, Facebook and Biden

1/17/2020
At a campaign stop in Oakland, the former New York City mayor talks to Joe Garofoli about stop-and-frisk, how Facebook should be regulated and why he is a better candidate than Joe Biden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:45

Orange County: Still a Political Hotbed

1/17/2020
Democrats shocked the world in 2018 when they flipped four seats in the GOP stronghold as they retook Congress. Can they hold those seats? The chair of the OC Democratic Party, Ada Briceño, tells Joe Garofoli how they'll try. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:46

Diving Into the Mind of Jerry Brown

1/13/2020
Jerry Brown is a California original, and the KQED's The Political Mind of Jerry Brown captures the state’s only four-term governor in all his glory — and in some of his defeats. KQED’s Scott Shafer and Guy Marzorati join Joe Garofoli to talk about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:05

Can Barbara Lee Stop the War in Iran?

1/9/2020
The Oakland congresswoman talks about what Congress can do to prevent President Trump from going to war with Iran. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:16

Could This Democrat Win Texas?

12/30/2019
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez is running for John Cornyn’s Senate seat in Texas. Beto O’Rourke didn’t want to do it. Julian Castro didn’t want to do it. Why does Ramirez stand a better chance? And could any Democrat win statewide in Texas? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:37

How Trump’s Inner Circle Profited From the Housing Crisis

12/23/2019
Award-winning journalist Aaron Glantz talks about his new book, “Housewreckers,” which explains how Wall Street titans, including President Trump’s treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, profited off those who lost their homes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:38

Debate Recap: In Vino (Cave) Veritas?

12/20/2019
Chronicle editorial page editor John Diaz joins senior political writer Joe Garofoli to talk about Thursday's Democratic debate. It was a big night for Amy Klobuchar, a gaffe-free night for Joe Biden, and a tough night for wine caves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:31