Playbook Deep Dive
Welcome to Playbook Deep Dive, the stories behind the power. From Congress and the White House to bar stools and back rooms, POLITICO's top reporters and Playbook authors bring you the most compelling and confounding stories that explain what’s really going on in Washington.
The drama-filled race for 'America's mayor'
The Capitol rioter next door
McConnell, Oklahoma and the education culture war
Why UFOs are crashing into Congress
Is Hill oversight dead? Inside the Jan. 6 commission fight
A GOP civil war? Don’t bet on it
The Black correspondents at the White House
Money, MTG and the D.C. power machine
The senators at the center of the 50-50 split
BONUS: Why California’s fracking ban went bust
Bonus: How a fake reporter infiltrated the White House press corps
Coming soon: Playbook Deep Dive
The hellish future of post-Covid travel & a special tribute at the end of this show
Fili-fix the Filibuster?
Sen. Brian Schatz and why Senate Democrats are walking on eggshells
Biden's planes, trains and automobiles
How do you solve a problem like vaccine hesitancy
The most important person you don't know
We'll always have the Des Moines Marriott
The post-Trump path of “one dude”