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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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Washington, DC

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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English


Episodes

Filibuster Fight: The Senate rule that keeps changing over time

1/25/2021
Carrie Dann looks at how the filibuster has evolved, from an unwritten rule to a blocking tactic that has been used at historically high rates.

Duration:00:11:47

"No power but what voters give you:" Joshua Johnson, Michael Kruse and Marc Ambinder

1/21/2021
Michael Kruse, senior staff writer at Politico, and Joshua Johnson, host of “The Week with Joshua Johnson” on MSNBC, join Chuck to talk about former President Trump's exit from Washington. Plus, national security reporter Marc Ambinder looks at how the Biden presidency will react to the insurgent attack on the Capitol.

Duration:00:50:02

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural etiquette could be all of us

1/20/2021
Carrie Dann looks at the numbers for inaugurations past.

Duration:00:04:25

President Biden's full inaugural address: 'Democracy has prevailed'

1/20/2021
President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 46th president.

Duration:00:24:32

First Ladies: How falling spousal approval ratings reveal partisanship

1/18/2021
In the latest NBC News poll, Jill Biden's favorability falls as partisanship rises. Carrie Dann reports.

Duration:00:05:06

McConnell's calculus: Paul Kane & Carrie Dann on the next steps, plus Chuck looks to the Biden administration

1/15/2021
Washington Post Senior Congressional correspondent Paul Kane joins Carrie Dann to talk about the politics of impeachment. Chuck and Carrie discuss the Biden team's plans for the first six months.

Duration:00:45:31

One precedent Trump is (kind of) upholding? Skipping the inauguration of his successor

1/15/2021
Carrie Dann looks back in time to see why some previous presidents skipped the inaugurations of their successors.

Duration:00:07:45

The aftermath: Dan Balz, Amy Walter and Eddie Glaude, Jr.

1/7/2021
Dan Balz, Washington Post Chief Correspondent, Amy Walter, National Editor for the Cook Political Report, and Eddie Glaude, Jr. Princeton professor, talk to Chuck Todd about the attack on the Capitol and the president's role in stoking violence.

Duration:00:43:21

Georgia results realign Southern politics and Republican party calculus

1/6/2021
Chuck Todd returns with a recap from the Georgia Senate runoffs, which could have wide-reaching impacts on politics and campaigns for years to come.

Duration:00:04:45

Georgia Senate runoff costs more than a Da Vinci's worth of TV ads

1/4/2021
Back with a big number for the week, Carrie Dann tracks the historic ad spending underway in the two Georgia Senate runoffs.

Duration:00:07:08

If it's December, Congress has a long to-do list: Carl Hulse & Leigh Ann Caldwell

12/16/2020
Carl Hulse, Chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times and Leigh Ann Caldwell, NBC News correspondent covering Congress, join Chuck to talk about negotiations over a Covid relief bill.

Duration:00:39:18

Sen. Lamar Alexander: "It's fair to allow candidates to contest elections"

12/13/2020
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) talks to Chuck Todd about President Trump's efforts to overturn the election and the upcoming electoral college vote.

Duration:00:35:38

How Trump's attempts to undo the election give Biden room for his cabinet unveil

12/9/2020
Annie Linskey, National Political Reporter for the Washington and Alex Thompson, reporter for Politico and co-author of the Transition Playbook join Chuck to talk about the Biden transition. And Sarah Isgur, senior writer for The Dispatch, discusses a new poll from the Knight Foundation on how Americans view the election.

Duration:00:49:32

Little fires, everywhere: Trump Administration returns to form

12/2/2020
Some time in the future, if you want to remind yourself what life was like during the Trump administration, you could think back to today and you’d have a good sense of how Washington operated. Reid Epstein, Politics reporter at the New York Times, and Janet Hook, National Political Reporter at the Los Angeles Times join Chuck.

Duration:00:34:51

Trump stonewalls democracy: Dan Balz & Katie Glueck, plus Democratic polling expert David Shor

11/18/2020
Chief Correspondent for the Washington Post, Dan Balz, and Katie Glueck, national politics reporter for the New York Times, join Chuck to talk about the Biden transition effort and Republican resistance. Democratic polling expert David Shor talks through lessons learned from the 2020 vote.

Duration:00:55:26

We're in the middle of a realignment: Carrie Dann, Mark Murray & Dante Chinni

11/11/2020
As the vote continues to come in, Chuck is joined by the NBC News Political Unit to sift through what we've learned so far about the picture captured by the 2020 election.

Duration:00:44:41

What we've learned: 2016 wasn't an outlier

11/5/2020
As we wait for the final numbers, Chuck is joined by Kasie Hunt to discuss the early lessons from the 2020 election.

Duration:00:42:32

Welcome to election week: Update from the NBC News Political Unit

11/4/2020
As we wait for more results, Carrie Dann shares an episode of the Lid. The ToddCast will be back later this week.

Duration:00:05:41

The Final Countdown: Amy Walter & Larry Sabato

10/28/2020
National Editor for the Cook Political Report, Amy Walter, and Larry Sabato, Director of Politics at the University of Virginia, talk to Chuck about the race for the White House and the down-ballot contests to watch on election night.

Duration:00:39:22