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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer, former advisers to President Obama, host a Ringer podcast to discuss the political world, Trump, Hillary, and all you need to know before November.

Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer, former advisers to President Obama, host a Ringer podcast to discuss the political world, Trump, Hillary, and all you need to know before November.
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer, former advisers to President Obama, host a Ringer podcast to discuss the political world, Trump, Hillary, and all you need to know before November.

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Episodes

Ep. 62: The Road Ahead in 2017

12/22/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer reflect on the year that was and set their sights on the year to come in their last episode of 2016 (1:30). They also bring on Brian Beutler of the New Republic to further reflect on the election, the fights that Democrats should pick, and what we learned from 2016 (41:24).

Duration:01:08:59

Ep. 60: ‘Keepin' It 1600’ Special Co-Podcast With Chuck Todd

12/15/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Trump's 'Vanity Fair' beef (6:00), Putin's role in the hacking (17:00), and Trump's tech summit (20:00). Then, 'Meet the Press' moderator Chuck Todd teams up with Jon and Dan for a special co-pod to break down the aftershocks of the 2016 election (26:00) and examine what's next for the Democrats and the media (38:00).

Duration:01:01:51

Ep. 54: Ugh 'Hamilton,' Trump’s Swamp, and Congressman Keith Ellison

11/21/2016
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Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor discuss the Great 'Hamilton' Debate of 2016 (1:25), Trump’s mounting business conflicts (9:27), and how Democrats can fight back (13:10). Then they call Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison to discuss the future of the Democratic Party (25:50) and his bid for DNC chair (48:30).

Duration:00:52:09

Ep. 38: VP Debate React and State of the Race

10/5/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau, Tommy Vietor, and Jon Lovett react to the VP debate and then provide an update on the campaign, including the pollercoaster (20:00), Trump's taxes (26:00), the problems with punditry (31:00), and the upcoming town hall debate (38:00).

Duration:00:48:21

Ep. 37: Trump Post-Debate and Polling Models With Harry Enten

9/29/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Trump's response to the first debate (6:00), and what both candidates need to do in the second debate (26:00). Then, Harry Enten, senior political writer and analyst for FiveThirtyEight, joins to talk about polling models and the state of public polling(45:00).

Duration:00:19:55

Ep. 35: Trump's Town Hall and Hillary's Debate Strategy

9/22/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Donald Trump's tone-deaf town hall event with Sean Hannity (8:00), George H.W. Bush's support for Hillary Clinton (19:00), an update on the polls post-birtherism (26:00), prep for Monday's debate(34:00), and Hillary's debate strategy (47:00).

Duration:00:21:09

Ep. 32: Clinton's Pneumonia, Trump’s Foundation, and Julia Ioffe

9/12/2016
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Jon Favreau, Tommy Vietor, and Jon Lovett discuss Clinton's pneumonia, “deplorables,” and the Trump Foundation scandal. Then Julia Ioffe, a contributor at Politico and Foreign Policy, calls in to discuss Vladimir Putin's role in the election.

Duration:00:20:24

Ep. 31: Clinton-Trump Forum, Clinton's Press Conference, and Battleground States With Mitch Stewart

9/8/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss the Clinton-Trump forum with Matt Lauer (8:00), the caricature of Hillary Clinton (21:00), and Hillary's decision to hold a press conference (31:00). Then, former Battleground States Director for the Obama for America campaign Mitch Stewart joins to break down the electoral map heading into the stretch run of the 2016 election.

Duration:00:21:43

Ep. 30: Trump’s Pay-to-Play, Media Bias, and Hillary’s Emails

9/6/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau, Tommy Vietor, and Jon Lovett discuss the week in politics by breaking down Donald Trump’s pay-to-play scandal, debating the fairness of recent media coverage, and dissecting what’s so secret about Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Duration:00:20:04

Ep. 29: Trump: From Mexico to Arizona

9/1/2016
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Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Donald Trump's trip to Mexico on Wednesday and his immigration speech at a rally in Phoenix that night. Then, they talk poll numbers and consider why Hillary Clinton's lead has narrowed. Later, Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, joins to talk about his experiences on the trail.

Ep. 28: Early Week Edition With Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor, and Jessica Yellin

8/29/2016
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Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor discuss the curious case of Donald Trump's personal physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein (6:00), and Trump's response to the death of Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge (14:00), and look ahead to Trump-Hillary debate scenarios (30:00). Then, former chief White House correspondent for CNN Jessica Yellin joins (39:25) to discuss the role of television news in today's turbulent media cycle.

Duration:00:23:20

Ep. 27: Trump's Immigration Policy and Clinton Press Strategy With Jamelle Bouie

8/26/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Trump's immigration policy (12:00), Kellyanne Conway's MSNBC showdown (18:00), and the Clinton press strategy (29:30). Then, Slate's chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie, joins (41:40) to give his thoughts on the "alt-right" and Clinton's speech.

Duration:00:23:00

Ep. 26: Bonus Episode with Liz Meriwether, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor

8/25/2016
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Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Veitor on Trump's immigration pivot (2:00), the Clinton Foundation controversy (15:30), and how they dealt the conspiracy that Obama grew up Muslim (24:00). Then, 'New Girl' creator Liz Meriwether joins the show to discuss writing about the election for Vulture (32:00).

Ep. 25: Trump's Shake-up With Alex Wagner

8/18/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Paul Manafort's Russian connections (6:00), Donald Trump's campaign shake-up with Roger Ailes and Steve Bannon (15:00), and Hillary's vigor vs. Trump's conspiracies (27:00). Then, Atlantic senior editor Alex Wagner joins (37:50) to break down the media's role in dealing with Trump-like behavior and the importance of relying on facts and figures in today's media climate.

Duration:00:22:20

Ep. 24: Trump's Non-Pivot, the Electoral Map, and Mike Murphy

8/11/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Donald Trump's refusal to pivot (12:00), Hillary Clinton's Republican endorsements (25:00), and an update on the state of the electoral map (30:00). Then, Republican political consultant Mike Murphy joins to give his thoughts on the future of the party post-Trump (38:00).

Duration:00:21:05

Ep. 23: Trump's Bubble, GOPers for Hillary, and the "Poller Coaster"

8/4/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss Donald Trump's bizarre six days, including his spat with Khizr Khan, his refusal to endorse Paul Ryan and John McCain, and him eating KFC with utensils. Then, they dive into the possibility of Trump dropping out of the race, what's next for the GOP, and if Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden would be leading the race by a larger margin than Hillary Clinton is.

Duration:00:19:33

Ep. 21: DNC Midweek Check-in With Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer

7/26/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss the bed-wetting over the Trump bump in the "pollercoaster," the Democratic National Committee email leaks (12:00), the "Bernie or Bust" booing (17:00), the performances of Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders (24:00), and Michelle Obama's empowering convention address (32:00).

Duration:00:13:57

Ep. 20: Final Republican Convention Recap With Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer

7/22/2016
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Back from Cleveland, The Ringer's Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer discuss topics from this week's RNC in Cleveland, including Mike Pence (1:30), Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse (5:30), Trump's children's speeches (26:00), and whether Trump's dark speech was effective (40:00). Later, The Ringer's Bryan Curtis calls in from the trail to describe this past week's theatrics and talk about the climate at the convention (48:00).

Ep. 19: RNC Midweek Check-in With Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer

7/20/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau is joined by Dan Pfeiffer on the scene in Cleveland to discuss Melania Trump's plagiarism (6:00), Donald Trump's poor performance with Republican women (14:00), Donald Trump Jr.'s stance against elitism (21:00), Paul Ryan's half-hearted speech (31:00), and what to look forward to over the next couple of days at the convention (36:00).

Duration:00:13:12

Ep. 17: The FBI and Clinton's Email, Trump Praises Saddam Hussein, and Obama Is Back on the Trail

7/6/2016
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The Ringer's Jon Favreau calls in from Washington, D.C., to discuss this week's big news with Dan Pfeiffer. They talk about the outcome of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, Trump and the Republican Party's response, and what it all means for the election. Later, they dissect Donald Trump's speech from Tuesday night, including his government conspiracy theories and praise of Saddam Hussein. Finally, they discuss President Obama's return to the campaign trail and Trump's...

Duration:00:21:15