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The Daily Beans is a women-owned and operated progressive news podcast for your morning commute brought to you by the webby award-winning hosts of Mueller, She Wrote. Get your social justice and political news with just the right amount of snark.

The Daily Beans is a women-owned and operated progressive news podcast for your morning commute brought to you by the webby award-winning hosts of Mueller, She Wrote. Get your social justice and political news with just the right amount of snark.


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The Daily Beans is a women-owned and operated progressive news podcast for your morning commute brought to you by the webby award-winning hosts of Mueller, She Wrote. Get your social justice and political news with just the right amount of snark.




The Cheese Stands Alone, Rachel (feat. Natasha Bertrand, Kyle Cheney)

Today, six Russian GRU Officers are indicted by former member of the Comey Five, the mute button on the debate mics is a go, The Supreme Court denies the Republicans’ request to not count votes in Pennsylvania, Bill Barr and the DOJ say Trump can lie about raping people as long as he’s president, more than 50 former intelligence officials sign a letter saying the Hunter Biden story is Russian disinformation, and former RNC chair Michael Steele endorses Biden, plus Dana Goldberg (@DGComedy)...


Dr. Atlas Shrugged (feat. Andrew Torrez)

Today, Forbes is out with a new debt number for the President at nearly a BILLION dollars making him even more of a national security threat than previously known, Black police officers break with unions on Trump endorsements, the real task force’s plan is herd immunity, and a federal judge strikes down Trump’s attempt to kick 700K people who are jobless BECAUSE of Trump off their food stamps, Chris Bubser (@bubser4congress) talks with us about CA-08 in the Flip it Blue segment, plus Dana...


Music To Drown To (feat. Frank Figliuzzi)

Today, the FBI confirms they’re investigating the Rudy Giuliani caper, recordings of Sen. Ben Sasse sh*t-talking Trump are “leaked” to the press, Republicans and prosecutors are abandoning the SS Trump, an update in the BuzzFeed FOIA case in front of Judge Reggie Walton, Trump-friendly print shop is behind on printing ballots, one man is arrested for a threat to kidnap and kill Wichita’s mayor over mask mandate, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is subpoenaed in a bribery scandal, Phil Arballo...


No Shame Phone Bank (feat. Stephen Shainbart)

Today, Elliott Broidy is set to plead guilty in the 1MDB case during his arraignment on October 20th, Barr and the White House have to convince Judge Reggie Walton that Trump’s tweet declassifying all things Russia wasn’t serious, the New York Post’s Burisma story completely falls apart, the California GOP refuses to remove fake ballot drop boxes, the Republican governor of Massachusetts supports Joe Biden for president, Joe and Kamala raise $383M in September, the Trump administration’s...


The Secret Company from Country A (feat. Garrett Graff)

Today, we now know the secret company from “country A” in the Mueller probe and it’s BIG, Trump’s New York post is now guilty of violating the foreign agents registration act, Bill Barr investigated the Flynn unmasking and came up empty-handed, the McCloskeys plead not guilty to a gun tampering charge and admitted they’re in regular contact with Trump, and Judge Amy Coney Barrett can’t name the five freedoms protected in the first amendment, plus AG shares your good news. Follow our guest on...


Check Ya Junk (feat. David Enrich)

Today, the DOJ responds to Judge Reggie Walton and BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold and it’s just as you’d expect, Trump files for an emergency stay in the Mazars case, FinCEN received a suspicious activity report that Flynn received more than half a million dollars from Turkey while National Security Advisor, one of the Apollo group billionaires that lent to Kushner’s bailout of his 666 5th Avenue building has a $50M tie to Jeffrey Epstein, a cable was cut in Virginia crippling the voter...


Boxes Are People? (feat. Ed Larson)

Today, Senate Judiciary hearings for the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to The Supreme Court began this morning, how team Trump used Fox News to launder unverified Russian information about top democrats, Dr. Fauci speaks out against Trump using his words out of context in a political ad, Republicans in California are caught deploying fake ballot drop boxes, Nate McMurray for Congress 2020 (@Nate_McMurray) returns to give us an update on his campaign for a Flip it Blue Follow-up, plus AG...


The Beans Come True Edition (feat. Stephen Kohn)

Today, Trump may have accidentally declassified the Mueller Report and Buzzfeed is asking the court for it, Elliott Broidy is cooperating with the feds after being charged with acting as a foreign agent, Durham comes up empty handed, Trump calls on the DOJ to indict his political rivals, former special forces sought by a private security company to guard polling sites in Minnesota, Cyber Command is disrupting the world’s largest botnet ahead of the election, more info about Trump’s taxes...


You Know...For Kids! (feat. Tim Robbins)

Today, the FBI has thwarted a plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, former GOP Campaign Finance Chair Elliott Broidy is charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent, Trump pulls out of the next debate, Sidney Powell files a motion for Sullivan to recuse in the Flynn case, Kamala destroys Pence in the VP debate, Trump asked Walter Reed Doctors to sign NDAs last November, and Nancy Pelosi announces a press conference to possibly discuss the 25th amendment for Friday at 10:15...


Porn Starr (feat. Andrew Torrez)

Today, Trump second guesses blackmailing Americans and reverses course on an economic stimulus plan ahead of the election, the DOJ admits to adding dates to Peter Strzok and Andy McCabe’s FBI notes in the Flynn case, the 2nd Circuit rules against Trump AGAIN in the Mazars tax case subpoena issued by the Manhattan DA, the White House admits Trump wasn’t tested daily, whistleblower Rick Bright resigns, the NYT endorse Joe Biden, and Facebook bans all QAnon accounts, plus AG shares your good...


Lady Gaga County (feat. Barb McQuade)

Today, the DOW takes a dive as Trump tweets that he won’t consider a COVID relief bill until after the election, the vice presidential debate is tonight but there seems to be some disagreement on the format, General Milley and other members of the Joint Chiefs are now in quarantine after the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard tests positive, FBI Director Chris Wray issues a video about election interference, a Texas police officer has been arrested on the suspicion of murder in the fatal...


Pinky Swear (feat. Andrew Torrez)

Today, more administration officials test positive for coronavirus, Secret Service agents speak out against Trump’s joyride, the Russian agent who supplied Ron Johnson with the disinformation he used to investigate Hunter Biden has had his visa revoked, Trump is leaving Walter Reed today and tweets his most dangerous tweet, the Supreme Court will not hear the Kim Davis case but Alito and Thomas write a chilling response, new polling is out regarding Trump’s handling of his illness and the...


George Washington?? (feat. Elie Honig)

Today, Trump has been admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center with COVID and his condition is worsening...or it's one knows, Brad Parscale told friend he was under federal investigation just days before he barricaded himself in his house, brandished a gun and threatened suicide, tapes are released showing Melania is as much of a horrible person as we knew she was, top aides accuse Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton of bribery and other fuckery, the Pennsylvania election chief...


Trump Brand Tantrums (feat. Frank Figliuzzi)

Today, DHS is working in lock step with Russian agents on US soil to spread disinformation about Kyle Rittenhouse, The CIA, NSA, and ODNI warned Trump’s spy chief not to distribute debunked Russian intelligence but he did it anyway, Brad Parscale resigns and the Trump family is scared he’ll cut a deal with the government, Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman face felony charges in Michigan, Texas’ governor reduces ballot drop off locations in the state to one per county, Trump whines about new debate...


The Catfish PAC (feat. Hana Bajramovic)

Today, emergency changes on the presidential debate format are announced following the Trump shitshow Tuesday night, James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary where Lindsey Graham dropped Russian disinformation laundered through DNI Ratcliffe, Judge Reggie Walton has ruled on the appropriateness of Barr’s redactions of The Mueller Report in the FOIA lawsuit brought by Buzzfeed, Trump is worried that Brad Parscale is going to start singing like Beverly Sills, Devin Kuh joins us for...


Shove It Up Your Mandamus (feat. Frank Figliuzzi)

Today, details about the Jenson investigation into Flynn on behalf of Barr AND potentially falsified federal documents ALONG with the Flynn hearing in Sullivan’s courtroom today and how it did not go well for Sidney Powell, a judge agrees to release the grand jury transcripts in the Breonna Taylor case after a juror files a motion, newly obtained documents show how the White House pushed to open schools early despite COVID concerns, a resurgence of COVID in Brazil dashes immunity hopes, a...


Infrastructure Week Forever (feat. Scott Dworkin)

Today, recently demoted Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale is tackled by police for brandishing a gun and threatening suicide as well as alleged domestic violence, Channel 4 in Britain uncovers a story about the Trump campaign tracking over 3.5 million black voters to target for deterrence in the 2016 election, maybe Flynn, Sidney Powell, or the DOJ altered Peter Strzok’s FBI notes in the Flynn case, the 2nd Circuit hears arguments in the Mazars case, Trump and Caputo spend $300M in...


Trump's Tax Returns (feat. Laura Packard)

Today, The New York Times has Trump’s tax returns, and DevinPandyForCongress (@DevinPandy) of Georgia’s 9th joins us for the Flip it Blue segment, plus AG shares some of your good news and confessions. Follow our guest on twitter: Laura Packard (@lpackard)- Founder of Health Care Voices Check out our sponsors: Paypal Get 12 weeks of The New Yorker for $6 and a FREE tote bag Go to to take the FREE quiz and see which doctor is a perfect fit for...


Leading With Ignorance (feat. Billy Ray)

Today, Trump issues memoranda to remove race and gender sensitivity training from the federal government, Mary Trump sues the President and his siblings for fraud, Durham’s bullshit investigation includes Hillary’s emails, Kremlin agent and former Comms Director of HHS, Mike Caputo, is diagnosed with head and neck cancer, Adam Schiff sends a warning to Republicans in the Trump administration, former Bernie Sanders co-chair Nina Turner starts a PR firm with the Mercury Group, and a judge...


Buttholes in General (feat. Jeremy Black)

Today, Ron Johnson releases his report based on information supplied to him by a Russian spy and it sucks, the Louisville, Kentucky grand jury has announced it will indict only ONE of the murderers of Breonna Taylor for wanton endangerment, DHS awarded $6M in contracts to a firm that employs Chad Wolf’s wife, Betsy DeVos is under investigation for violating the Hatch Act, the Treasury hits Prigozhin with more sanctions, Politico learns the CIA has bottlenecked Russian intel reports to the...