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Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.

Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.

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United States

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Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.

Language:

English


Episodes

A.B. Stoddard: What Are They Thinking?

9/29/2021
On today's podcast, A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Pentagon hearing, Mitch McConnell's endgame, the standoff over spending, Stephanie Grisham's new book, and Trump's plan for the midterm. Special Guest: A.B. Stoddard.

Duration:00:44:29

Bill Kristol: How Alarmed Should We Be?

9/28/2021
On today's podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the dangers of a constitutional crisis, the prospects of a Trumpian Restoration, and the fight over infrastructure spending. Special Guest: Bill Kristol.

Duration:00:44:28

Amanda Carpenter on the Arizona Fraudit

9/27/2021
On today’s podcast, Amanda Carpenter joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Cyber Ninja flop, the Democratic budget follies, and the Liz Cheney interview on 60 minutes. Special Guest: Amanda Carpenter.

Duration:00:50:45

Sarah Longwell on the Cyber Ninjas and Democratic Brinksmanship

9/24/2021
On today's podcast Sarah Longwell joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Arizona Fraudit's epic flop, the ongoing threats to democracy, and the disarray among the Dems. Special Guest: Sarah Longwell.

Duration:00:52:18

Rick Wilson Sounds Off on Trump, Dems, and Coups

9/23/2021
On today's podcast, Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to offer some tough love to just about everybody. Special Guest: Rick Wilson.

Duration:00:52:01

Adam Kinzinger: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

9/22/2021
On today's podcast Rep. Adam Kinzinger joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the House 1/6 Committee's work and the dilemma of principled GOPERs... is it better to leave the party or stay and fight? Special Guest: Rep. Adam Kinzinger.

Duration:00:46:55

The Focus Group Podcast

9/21/2021
We're giving Charlie's listeners a peek at the newest podcast from the Bulwark: The Focus Group with Sarah Longwell. If you love this as much as we think you will, subscribe to get every episode delivered straight to your podcast app of choice: focusgroup.thebulwark.com (https://focusgroup.thebulwark.com) Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-focus-group-with-sarah-longwell/id1586423406 Spotify:...

Duration:00:48:08

Geoff Duncan on GOP 2.0

9/21/2021
On today's podcast, Geoff Duncan, the lieutenant governor of Georgia joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Big Lie about the 2020 election, and his new book about the future of the GOP (https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/GOP-2-0/Geoff-Duncan/9781637630136). PLUS: A special appearance by Sarah Longwell as she unveils a new Bulwark podcast: "The Focus Group" (https://focusgroup.thebulwark.com/) Special Guests: Geoff Duncan and Sarah Longwell.

Duration:00:47:42

David Frum on What Never Trump Wants Now

9/20/2021
On today's podcast, David Frum joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss The Former Guy riding Velociraptors; the debate over vaccines; how Democrats can keep Never Trump voters - and the problem with Bob Woodward's books. Special Guest: David Frum.

Duration:00:50:43

Tim Miller on Biden's Brass Clankers

9/17/2021
On today's podcast, Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the retirement of Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, Biden's new COVID mandates, this weekend's Pro-Sedition Rally, and the Dem victory in the California recall election. Special Guest: Tim Miller.

Duration:00:55:14

Scott Gottlieb: How COVID Crushed Us

9/16/2021
On today's podcast, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic." (https://www.amazon.com/Preparing-Inevitable-Normal-Survive-Epidemic/dp/006308001X) Special Guest: Scott Gottlieb.

Duration:00:46:38

Stuart Stevens: It Was Worse Than I Thought

9/15/2021
On today's podcast, veteran political consultant Stuart Stevens joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Trumpifciation of the GOP; the upcoming mid-terms; the biggest threat to the Biden presidency; and the new paperback edition of his book, "It Was All a Lie." (https://www.amazon.com/Was-All-Lie-Republican-Became/dp/0525658459) Special Guest: Stuart Stevens.

Duration:00:48:55

George Will On Our Unruly Torrent

9/14/2021
On today's podcast, George F. Will joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss writing, history, education, politics, history, and Nicki Minaj. His new book is "American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent." (https://www.amazon.com/American-Happiness-Discontents-Torrent-2008-2020/dp/0306924412) Special Guest: George F. Will.

Duration:00:42:31

Olivia Troye on Stephen Miller's Bigotry

9/13/2021
On today's podcast, Olivia Troye joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GWB's 9/11 speech, Chris Christie, the fight over refugees, and the looming COVID winter. Special Guest: Olivia Troye.

Duration:00:49:04

Tom Nichols on Confronting the Crazies

9/10/2021
On today's podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Chris Christie; the Biden mandates; the thirsty politicians of Ohio; and our deeply unserious politics. Special Guest: Tom Nichols.

Duration:01:00:55

Bill Kristol on 9/11, Twenty Years Later

9/9/2021
On today's podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 20th anniversary of 9/11; TFG's thoughts on Robert E. Lee; the new politics of abortion; and the normalization of political violence. Special Guest: Bill Kristol.

Duration:00:51:56

Ashley Allison on Holding the Democratic Coalition Together

9/8/2021
Amanda and Ashley talk about what's up with Texas, Biden Agenda, and COVID overhang. Special Guest: Ashley Allison.

Duration:00:44:45

Asha Rangappa on the J6 Domestic Terror Threat

9/7/2021
Guest host Amanda Carpenter is joined by Asha Rangappa, where they wonder what happened to COVID testing, go deep on J6 records requests, and talk about the Texas abortion law. Special Guest: Asha Rangappa.

Duration:01:12:06

Tim Miller Braces for Cold Joe Fall

9/3/2021
On today's podcast, Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to answer the question: what opinion are you most nervous about expressing in public? (Plus, Biden's polls, abortion, and the future of Never Trump.) Special Guest: Tim Miller.

Duration:01:02:27

James Hohmann on the Dangers of a Rogue Military

9/2/2021
On today's podcast, the Washington Post's James Hohmann joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the pro-life movement's Catastrophic Victory; the dangerous strain of thought in the military about civilian control; and Joe Biden's empathy problem. Special Guest: James Hohmann.

Duration:00:46:55