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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.

Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.


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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.




Who is Joe Biden? (with Evan Osnos)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Who is Joe Biden?” Preet answers listener questions about former President Trump’s final pardons and about Doing Justice, the new podcast adaptation of his bestselling book. Listen to an excerpt on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts. Then, Preet is joined by Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now, to talk about...


Trailer for Doing Justice

Doing Justice, a new podcast based on Preet’s book of the same name, debuts Wednesday, January 27th. You can listen for free by searching “Doing Justice” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or the podcast player of your choice. Here’s the direct link to the podcast on Apple Podcasts: And here’s the direct link to the podcast on Spotify: See for privacy information.


Policing the Capitol (with Scott Thomson & Charles Ramsey)

In this special episode of Stay Tuned, “Policing the Capitol,” former New Jersey Attorney General and CAFE Insider co-host Anne Milgram interviews former Camden, NJ Police Chief Scott Thomson and former D.C. Police Chief Charles Ramsey, both of whom have had influential careers in law enforcement and championed blueprints for police reform. They discuss the police response to the attack on the Capitol on January 6th, how to prepare for the worst, and why departments need to address the...


The New Majority (with Claire McCaskill)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “The New Majority,” Preet answers listener questions about the long-awaited DOJ press conference addressing last Wednesday’s insurrection attempt, and the potential charges that the rioters might face. Then, Preet is joined by Claire McCaskill, the former U.S. Senator from Missouri and current NBC News and MSNBC political analyst, to discuss this unprecedented moment on Capitol Hill, from the Democrats’ impeachment strategy to the state of play in the...


CAFE Insider 1/12: Insurrection Aftermath

In this episode of CAFE Insider, “Insurrection Aftermath,” Preet and Anne discuss the aftermath of the insurrection at the Capitol (including the likelihood of a second impeachment of President Trump), the charges being brought against rioters, and the law enforcement failure that permitted the mob to breach the Capitol building. To listen to the full episode for free, sign up to receive a link in your email inbox: Members of CAFE Insider can listen to the podcast on the...


United Security: Interview with Jim Clapper

In this sample from the United Security podcast, Jim Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence, speaks with host Ken Wainstein about his experiences as a top intelligence official in South Korea during the 1970s and 1980s. In the full episode, Director Clapper takes Ken on a panorama of American intelligence successes and failures, touching on the Vietnam War, the Soviet Union, the Gulf War, and the Iraq War. Along the way, Clapper offers novel observations on the state of...


The Death of Jamal Khashoggi (with Bryan Fogel)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “The Death of Jamal Khashoggi,” Preet answers listener questions about whether individuals who have been pardoned can still invoke the Fifth Amendment. Then, Preet is joined by Bryan Fogel, the director of The Dissident, a powerful new documentary that investigates the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the prevalence of human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia. In the Stay Tuned bonus, Preet asks Fogel how he went from stand-up comedy...


CAFE Insider 1/6: Capitol Coup

In this emergency episode of CAFE Insider, “Capitol Coup,” Preet and Anne react to today’s riots inside the Capitol building. We hope you’re finding CAFE Insider informative. Email us at with your suggestions and questions for Preet and Anne. This podcast is produced by CAFE Studios. Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 25th Amendment...


CAFE Insider 1/5: Bad Call

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne break down whether President Trump committed a crime when, in an hour-long phone call over the weekend, he pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” the votes necessary to flip the election in his favor. In the full episode, Preet and Anne discuss Republican Senators’ last-ditch effort to subvert the election results in Congress and Vice President Pence’s role in counting the electoral ballots. To listen to...


The Decade That Was 2020

On this year-in-review episode of Stay Tuned, "The Decade That Was 2020,” Preet looks back on some of the conversations that defined this painful, trying, and sometimes-hopeful year — from impeachment, to COVID-19, to racial justice, to the presidential election. Try the CAFE Insider membership free for two weeks and get access to the full archive of exclusive content, including the CAFE Insider podcast co-hosted by Preet and Anne Milgram. Sign up to receive the CAFE Brief, a weekly...


Ghosts of Scandals Past (with Rachel Maddow)

On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Ghosts of Scandals Past,” Preet is joined by Rachel Maddow, the host of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, to talk about her new book Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House, which investigates the mostly-forgotten crimes of Nixon’s vice president, Spiro Agnew. Maddow and Preet also talk about the state of TV journalism and the difficulty of covering the GOP’s hypocrisy. For show notes and a...


CAFE Insider 12/22: Special Counsel Kraken (with Joyce Vance)

This week, former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama Joyce Vance joins Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram on a new episode of the CAFE Insider podcast. In this sample from the show, Preet, Anne, and Joyce react to reports that President Trump considered appointing Sidney Powell as special counsel to probe election fraud. In the full episode, Preet, Anne, and Joyce discuss Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen’s record, the massive cyberattack targeting the U.S. government...


Cyber Space ft. Jeanette Manfra

In this sample of the Cyber Space podcast, Jeanette Manfra, the former assistant director for cybersecurity at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), speaks with host John Carlin about the differences between cybersecurity in the government and private sector. In the full episode, Manfra also discusses Manfra’s time serving in Iraq, how she got into cybersecurity, and her new role as Director of Government Security and Compliance at Google Cloud. Cyber Space is the newest...


Losers & Suckers (with Jeffrey Goldberg)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “Losers & Suckers,” Preet is joined by Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic magazine. They discuss the state of the journalism industry, the psychology of Donald Trump, and American diplomacy in the Middle East at the dawn of the Biden presidency. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: To listen to Stay Tuned bonus content, become a member of CAFE Insider...


CAFE Insider 12/15: Barr, Bye

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne react to Attorney General Bill Barr’s resignation and reflect on his legacy. In the full episode, Preet and Anne discuss the Electoral College vote yesterday that formalized President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, the Supreme Court’s rejection of an attempt by the Texas Attorney General to block vote certification in four states that voted for Biden, and the federal investigation of Hunter Biden’s taxes. To listen to the full episode...


Note From Asha: Rethinking States’ Rights

CAFE Insider is rolling out a slate of new contributors. The latest addition to the Insider subscription is “Note From Asha.” Asha Rangappa is a lawyer, a former FBI Special Agent, and a CNN analyst. Asha’s contributions will join CAFE Insider’s existing offerings, including notes from Preet and Elie Honig, and the CAFE Insider, United Security, and Cyber Space podcasts. To become a CAFE Insider, sign up at Full transcript and supplemental materials here:...


United Security: Interview with Matt Olsen

In this sample from the United Security podcast, Matt Olsen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, speaks with host Ken Wainstein about everything from the Guantanamo Bay detainee transfer process to his position as General Counsel to the National Security Agency. In the full episode, Olsen reflects with Ken about the entire arc of his career, from his time working with Ken at the U.S Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia, to his reflections on then-Vice President...


The Fight for the Senate (with Jon Ossoff)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “The Fight for the Senate,” Preet is joined by Jon Ossoff, the Democratic Senate candidate from Georgia who, along with fellow candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock, represents the Democratic Party’s chance to take back the Senate. Ossoff discusses his vision for the country, his opponent's questionable stock trades, and his home state’s shifting political makeup. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to:...


CAFE Insider 12/8: "Hold-My-Beer Presidency"

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne break down Attorney General Bill Barr’s decision to appoint U.S. Attorney John Durham as special counsel to investigate the origins of the Russia probe — possibly insulating him from being fired by the incoming Biden administration. In the full episode, Preet and Anne discuss Barr’s assertion that DOJ has not found evidence of widespread fraud that could change the results of the election. They also break down unsealed court...


Cyber Space ft. James Murray

In this episode of Cyber Space, James Murray, Director of the U.S. Secret Service, speaks with John Carlin about his professional journey to lead that agency. They also discuss Murray’s work in counterterrorism post-9/11, how all government institutions can be better equipped to combat cyber crimes, and the mission of the Secret Service since its creation in 1865. Cyber Space is the newest podcast for members of CAFE Insider. Every other Friday, John Carlin, who led the Justice Department’s...