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Weekly roundtable discussion of news and politics. "Real debate without the hate!"
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Weekly roundtable discussion of news and politics. "Real debate without the hate!"

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@MPUpodcast

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English

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Episodes

Summit Fever (Ep. 158)

6/12/2018
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This MPU episode covers the North Korean nuclear summit, the G7 summit, primary talk, the SCOTUS voter roll purge decision, and how the Trump administration's continued attacks on Obamacare may help the Democrats in the fall elections.

Duration:00:48:01

The New Blacklist? (Ep. 157)

6/5/2018
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This week's MPU podcast looks at the SCOTUS cake baker decision; the dueling scandals of Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee, and how they relate to the Hollywood Blacklist of the 1950s; Trump's escalating trade wars; and the California primary. But beware: due to the controversies of last week, the language here is extremely raw. So if you have sensitive ears, just skip this one and we'll See You Next Tuesday.

Duration:00:47:00

Across the Pond (Ep. 156)

6/1/2018
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Introducing a European version of our MPU weekly political roundtable, with DJ McGuire, Greg Matusak and Cliff Dunn discussing the latest turns in Italian, Irish and other European politics.

Duration:00:40:54

Taking a Knee and a Fine (Ep.155)

5/28/2018
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This week's episode looks at the fallout from the NFL's new rule to fine teams when a player takes a knee, Jeff Sessions' decision to separate immigrant children from their undocumented parents, and the off-again-on-again North Korean summit. Will Donald meet Kim? Will Kim take a knee? And will Trump be separated from his new baby, the Indonesian theme park being financed by China's ZTE? All that plus the derivation of "Oy vey, Maria!" on this week's More Perfect Union.

Duration:00:47:32

Leave No Stone Un-Indicted (Ep. 154)

5/22/2018
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This week's episode looks at the Royal Wedding, Trump and Giuliani's tag team assault on the rule of law, the possibility of Roger Stone being indicted, and some of the cultural reasons behind all the young white male school shooters in America. Real debate without the hate... and plenty of chuckles to boot.

Duration:00:38:48

No More Memes (Ep. 153)

5/15/2018
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This week's More Perfect Union podcast looks at how Trump is cashing in on Chinese bribes; Facebook memes and Russian trolls; the strange worlds of Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti; the Trump-Hannity phone bromance; lots of juicy gossip about all of them; and a catty look at the Royal Wedding.

Duration:00:45:52

Trumpier Than Trump (Ep. 152)

5/9/2018
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This episode of the MPU podcast covers primary results in Ohio and West Virginia, where senate candidate Don Blankenship claimed to be "trumpier than Trump." Then they take a look at Trump's very trumpy withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal and what the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following allegations of domestic abuse means for the #MeToo movement and beyond.

Duration:00:40:50

Republican Snowflakes (Ep. 151)

4/30/2018
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This episode of the MPU podcast looks at comedian Michelle Wolf's turn as the headliner at The White House Correspondence Dinner, dictator Kim Jong-un's turn as a statesment in South Korea, President Donald Trump's turn as a guest on Fox and Friends, and Bill Cosby's turn as a convicted sex offender. Amazingly, the only one who came off well was Kim Jong-un! What does that say about the world we live in?

Duration:00:48:40

Violent Agreement (Ep. 150)

4/23/2018
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The 150th episodes of "The More Perfect Union" podcast finds the hosts in violent agreement on some issues, in wide disagreement on others, and even saying nice things about President Trump a couple of times. (Well... sort of nice.) Then the gang looks back on their 150 episodes together and reminisce about their favorite moments.

Duration:00:54:50

Multiple Bombshells (Ep. 149)

4/16/2018
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Episode 149 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at Trump's military strike on Syria and its ramifications, James Comey's new book and its ramifications, Michael Cohen's rumored 2016 trip to Prague and its ramifications, the upcoming Senate vote to protect Robert Mueller and its ramifications, and Greg's ability to do foreign accents and its ramifications.

Duration:00:50:53

Whack-A-Mole (Ep. 148)

4/10/2018
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This week's The More Perfect Union podcast celebrates Sen. Tammy Duckworth's blessed event and Trump attorney Michael Cohen's blessed FBI raid.

Duration:00:43:29

Roseanne & Donald: Life Irritates Art (Ep. 147)

4/2/2018
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This week's MPU podcast looks at Roseanne Barr's love affair with Donald Trump, the differences between what liberals and conservatives watch on TV, Laura Ingraham's cheap shot a Parkland shooting survivor, and what a remake of Red Dawn might look like.

Duration:00:48:59

Spank Me Kindly (Ep. 146)

3/25/2018
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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers the Stormy Daniels "60 Minutes" interivew, the March For Our Lives, John Bolton, Trump's congratulatory call to Putin, China tariffs, and Joe Biden's ominous prediction for 2020. It's real debate without the hate...and with the laughs.

Duration:00:50:49

Darlings of the Left (Ep. 145)

3/19/2018
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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the new crop of darlings of the left – the Trump appointees who have turned on him or were dumped by him. Or in the case of Don Jr.'s wife, the person who dumped a Trump. Plus you'll learn the names of DJ's current band and of all of Greg's college bands.

Duration:00:47:48

Stormy Weather (Ep.144)

3/12/2018
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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast covers Trump's confusing tariff proposal, this week's Pennsylvania special election, the growing Stormy Daniels scandal, and whether Sen. Elizabeth Warren is really going to take a knee in 2020.

Duration:00:51:18

Trade Wars Are Good (Ep. 143)

3/5/2018
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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at trade wars, little white lies, the exit of Hope Hicks from Trump's inner sanctum, the West Virginia teachers' strike, and some things that may secretly be making the president more cranky than normal.

Duration:00:41:55

Teachers Packing Heat (Ep. 142)

2/26/2018
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This episode of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the idea of arming public school teachers, the latest in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation, and the possibility of Ohio Gov. John Kasich challenging Trump in 2020.

Duration:00:46:29

13 Reasons Why (Ep. 141)

2/19/2018
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Episode 141 of The More Perfect Union podcast looks at the aftermath of the Parkland High School shooting, the indictment of 13 Russian nationals in the special counsel probe, the failed DACA negotiations, and Laura Ingraham's diss of LeBron James. Then the gang takes a look at other political podcasts and talk about why they do the show and what they think sets it apart from other podcasts. Features an interview with Jordan Cooper, host of Public Interest Podcast (...

Duration:01:08:36

Black Eyed Prez (Ep. 140)

2/12/2018
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Episode 140 of the MPU podcast looks at the two-hour government shutdown, the domestic abuse scandal that has given the White House a black eye, and President Trump's questionable understanding of the word "treason."

Duration:00:58:00

Little Donald Trump (Ep. 139)

2/6/2018
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This episode looks at the stock market meltdown, the government shutdown, the Mueller showdown, and a Dirty Dancing ho-down.

Duration:00:53:46