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Moderated by Washington insider Justin Russell, join Congressman Al Swift, Bob Hynes, Allen Moore, and Carl Tuvin as they take an uncensored look inside Washington politics. We invite our listeners to call in, ask questions, and share their commentary on our weekly political subjects.

Moderated by Washington insider Justin Russell, join Congressman Al Swift, Bob Hynes, Allen Moore, and Carl Tuvin as they take an uncensored look inside Washington politics. We invite our listeners to call in, ask questions, and share their commentary on our weekly political subjects.
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Moderated by Washington insider Justin Russell, join Congressman Al Swift, Bob Hynes, Allen Moore, and Carl Tuvin as they take an uncensored look inside Washington politics. We invite our listeners to call in, ask questions, and share their commentary on our weekly political subjects.

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Episodes

Trump's Budget Problem (Did He Break a Campaign Promise?) and Pelosi Impeachment

3/13/2019
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President Trump has introduced a record budget request (a $4.75 TRILLION request) which hits Medicare and Medicaid VERY HARD...did the President break a campaign promise not to touch Medicare / Medicaid? Will this budget proposal have a backlash with those who elected Trump into office? In a public relations reversal, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says that she feels Impeachment of Donald Trump is not a good idea...that "he is just not worth it" Is Pelosi hedging her bets that the...

Duration:00:55:02

IN DEPTH - President Trump's Michael Cohen Problem

3/6/2019
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After almost a week of testifying before Congressional committees, Michael Cohen has become a big problem for the White House and the Trump Administration. The panel looks at the issues surrounding Mr. Cohen's strange and uncomfortable public hearing before the House Committee on Oversight, Mr. Cohen's credibility issue, the legal exposure for the President and what the next play is for all sides involved in this political kabuki dance. We will also look at the big winners and loosers from...

Duration:00:54:35

BACKROOM POLITICS IN DEPTH - The Democrats and the 2020 Election

2/27/2019
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BACKROOM POLITICS IN DEPTH... As the Democrats get geared up to challenge for the White House in 2020, we are beginning to see who is in play for the nomination for the Democratic ticket. Are the Dems re-creating the issues from the GOP Playbook in 2016? Are the Dems going too far to the left...just as the GOP went too far right in the last cycle? Who could be the early winners? Who could be out early? We will discuss...IN DEPTH!

Duration:00:56:12

Finalizing the Mueller Report, Cohen Testifies on the Hill, & Trump/Kim 2.0

2/26/2019
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As word comes out of the Justice Department that the Mueller Report is about to be presented to the Attorney General, could this be the biggest scandal in recent Washington history or is this a whole bunch of nothing? This while former Trump attorney and 'fixer' Michael Cohen spends three days giving testimony on the Hill. This is going on while the President travels to Vietnam for a second highly publicized summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un. What is the expectation for this...

Duration:00:56:49

IN DEPTH - ANDREW MCCABE, THE INTEL COMMUNITY, AND POTUS

2/21/2019
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Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe spoke with 60 Minutes in a thought provoking and brutally honest interview...we will discuss the key points, the rhetoric, and does McCabe's information actually change anything in Washington? Does McCabe worry the White House? Should it? Also, why does the Presient not trust his own Intelligence Community? What is the expectation that POTUS might discount information from his own Intel branches? We will cover this topic IN-DEPTH

Duration:00:54:37

Questionable Nuclear Programs From the White House...The Border Emergency

2/19/2019
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As news of issues involving the relationship between this White House and the Saudi Royal Family continue to face scrutiny, reports now surfacing about a possible nuclear deal with Saudi Arabia that would essentially nuclearize the Saudi Peninsula. Should we be worried? Is this a prelude to bigger issues in the Middle East? Also, POTUS gives a wild ride of a speech in the White House Rose Garden announcing a spending bill deal, but also his desire to declare a national emergency on the...

Duration:00:59:45

BACKROOM POLITICS IN DEPTH: Jeff Bezos fights back against the Enquirer & Trump

2/13/2019
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BACKROOM POLITICS IN DEPTH... As America's richest person deals with personal issues surrounding the announcement of an affair and pending divorce, Jeff Bezos fights back against The National Enquirer and parent company AMI. Was it blackmail? What is the relationship between the White House and AMI? What is the relationship between AMI and the Saudi Government? Our team will look into the issue.

Duration:00:58:51

Government Shutdown...Averted? Senate Intelligence Committee...No Collusion?

2/12/2019
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News from Capitol Hill is that a BI-PARTISAN deal has been reached that would prevent a Government shutdown... according to Republican and Democratic Leadership...NO ONE GOT EVERYTHING THEY WANTED! Can they convince the President to sign the deal? What options are available for the President to get "his wall"? How will this deal sit with "The Base"? It is being reported that the Senate Intelligence Committee may be close to coming up with a final determination regarding the Russia collusion...

Duration:00:57:46

Do YOU Want To Be The Next Governor of Virginia? The Political Mess In Virginia

2/7/2019
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The Governor (a Democrat) has a picture of 'an individual in blackface and an individual in a KKK uniform' on his own page in the yearbook at Medical School from 1984...The Lieutenant Governor (a Democrat) has new sexual assault allegations come up from the 2004 Democratic Convention...The Attorney General (a Democrat) ADMITS that there are pictures of him in blackface out there in the interweb... our question is HOW DID THIS POLITICAL SITUATION BECOME SUCH A MESS IN RICHMOND?!? We will...

Duration:00:58:19

STATE OF THE UNION....AND LIFE AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

2/5/2019
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The President gives his second State of the Union Address to the joint session of Congress. We discuss what the expectations are for POTUS...will Trump stay on script? Who is the TRUE audience that he will be speaking to? And now that Government is back at work what does life look like after the longest government shutdown in American history?

Duration:01:02:13

BACKROOM POLITICS IN DEPTH- Leadership in Government

1/24/2019
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This week, we go IN DEPTH about leadership in Government. Who is demonstrating it? Who has the capacity for it? Is it Trump? Is it Pelosi? Is it someone else? We take a look at leadership in DC... a trait despirately needed in politics right now.

Duration:00:57:56

Government Shutdown - WEEK 4

1/22/2019
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As the Government Shutdown enters the 4th week... concerns about how federal employees and government contractors are coping with missing their paycheck Is the President's proposed comprimise enough for Congress to turn the lights on again? We will also discuss the human factor of the shut down and the border control issue.

Duration:00:57:48

GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN - IN DEPTH

1/17/2019
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We discuss the Government Shutdown. We go in-depth about who is affected, how big is the impact of this Shutdown, and the personal impacts of how the Shutdown is hitting the people who put their lives on the line everyday...without pay. Listen to analysis from some of Washington's most impactful insiders.

Duration:01:00:48

POTUS Russian Problems Expand, GOP's Steve King Problem, The Barr Hearings

1/16/2019
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The New York Times and Washington Post articles that have become a thorn in the side of the White House...The Republican Steve King Problem....and The Surprises from the William Barr Hearing as he awaits confirmation as the next Attorney General.

Duration:00:54:48

Wait...SECRETARY MATTIS IS LEAVING? Crisis on the Border?

1/10/2019
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Secretary Mattis is leaving... panic ensues in DC. The government shutdown is focused on the crisis on the southern border...but is there REALLY a crisis?

Duration:01:04:29

Happy 2019! Nothing says HAPPY NEW YEAR in DC like GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN!

1/8/2019
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It is our first show of 2019 AND DO WE HAVE A LOT TO TALK ABOUT! Between Government Shutdown and the continuing crisis of uncertainty at the White House... Big Show today!

Duration:00:56:53

A New Chief of Staff and THE BIGGEST STORIES OF 2018

12/20/2018
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Trump has been floating names of who will take over chief of staff, a previously coveted position... Will he be able to fill the position and who will accept? and over the past 365 day there have been countless news headlines reported... but which was topped the list?

Duration:01:02:16

Michael Flynn Sentence in Limbo, Paul Manifort Has A Bad Day, & Gov't Shutdown?

12/19/2018
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Michael Flynn remains without a sentence for his crime, but the Judge stated he believed Flynn betrayed the United States. Friday night funding for the government runs... will there be a bill past or will the holidays be quiet on the hill?

Duration:00:53:47

NEW NAFTA? Does this end the Continental Trade War?

12/6/2018
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Trump forced a Congressional move by creating a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada and with all the headlines circulating, what went unnoticed? The table in the Backroom gives you their opinion on the biggest stories of the week.

Duration:00:57:06

Remembering "41"... The life, the legacy, the love of President George H.W. Bush

12/5/2018
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The team discusses the life and the legacy of the President simply known as "41"... President George H.W. Bush.

Duration:00:55:10