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Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.

Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.

Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.
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Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.

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Episodes

Econ 101: White House economist Kevin Hassett

6/21/2018
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Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors Kevin Hassett joins Major for breakfast and a discussion of the economics of immigration, tariffs and trade policy and the state of the US economy. We're at The Edgar inside the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

Duration:00:38:56

Takeout Outtake Especial Internacional

6/19/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! More from Singapore with Korea experts Bob Carlin and Duyeon Kim. K pop, country music, Blues Brothers and favorite books. Join us for burgers at The Butcher's Kitchen in Singapore.

Duration:00:09:04

Live from Singapore: The US-North Korea Summit

6/14/2018
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We took the show on the road to Singapore for the Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un confab. Join Major and guests Robert Carlin and Duyeon Kim for cowboy kimchi burgers and a summit recap at Butcher's Kitchen in the Suntec City Mall.

Duration:00:38:53

Takeout Outtake Especial: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox

6/11/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Vicente Fox, the 55th president of Mexico, fills us in on the upcoming Mexican elections and divulges his go-to music, movies and books. Join us for breakfast at Tredici Enoteca in Dupont Circle.

Duration:00:10:21

Viva la Resistencia: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox

6/7/2018
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Vicente Fox, the 55th president of Mexico, joins us for breakfast and no, he's still not paying for that - ahem - wall. Fox offers his thoughts on the Trump presidency, immigration and trade. Tredici Enoteca in Dupont Circle is our host.

Duration:00:38:53

Takeout Outtake Especial: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry

6/4/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Join us for more of our conversation with former CIA North Korea analyst and current CSIS senior fellow Sue Mi Terry. Movies, music, books and more at Pennsylvania 6 DC.

Duration:00:08:49

Setting Up a Summit: Sue Mi Terry

5/31/2018
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North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry is a former CIA senior analyst and produced hundreds of intelligence assessments including a record number of contributions to the President's Daily Brief during the George W. Bush and Obama administrations. She joins Major for lunch Pennsylvania 6 DC to talk about how likely it is President Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un, and just what North Korea wants out of a deal with the U.S.

Duration:00:38:51

Takeout Outtake Especial: Karen Durham-Aguilera

5/28/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! More of Major's conversation with the director of Arlington National Cemetery Karen Durham-Aguilera. Westerns, jazz and more. Join us for lunch at Honeysuckle in Washington's West End.

Duration:00:07:52

Memorial Day Every Day: Karen Durham-Aguilera

5/24/2018
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We're joined this Memorial Day weekend by Karen Durham-Aguilera, executive director of Arlington National Cemetery. Learn about the history of America's most famous military cemetery and its future: as the final resting place for more than 400,000 service members and dozens more funerals taking place each day, Arlington is running out of space. It's lunchtime at Honeysuckle in DC's West End.

Duration:00:38:56

Takeout Outtake Especial: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden

5/21/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! General Michael Hayden discusses his favorite music, movies and books and divulges his pick for spy dramas that best reflect actual agency life. Come back for more Italian food at Casa Luca in DC.

Duration:00:08:56

Intel Inside: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden

5/18/2018
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Former CIA Director and author Michael Hayden joins Major for a discussion on his new book "The Assault on Intelligence," the Trump administration and North Korea. Join us at Casa Luca in downtown DC for an Italian lunch.

Duration:00:38:55

Takeout Outtake Especial: Belgian Ambassador Dirk Wouters

5/14/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Ambassador Wouters previews the Embassy Chef Challenge, an annual culinary competition in Washington. Also, waffles, chocolates and frites. You'll want to take a bite out of this one. Join us at B Too restaurant in downtown Washington.

Duration:00:10:58

Diplomacy and Frites: Belgian Ambassador Dirk Wouters

5/11/2018
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Join us at B Too, a Belgian restaurant in downtown DC, for frites, Brussels sprouts and a conversation with Belgium's ambassador to the United States Dirk Wouters. Diplomacy 101. What does it mean to be a diplomat in Washington? Was pulling out of the Iran a good idea? (Recorded Wednesday (5-9-18) over dinner)

Duration:00:38:54

Takeout Outtake Especial: Marc Short

5/8/2018
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Takeout Outtake Especial: Marc Short. We're taking this episode straight to Margaritaville with Marc Short, the White House's head of legislative affairs. On the menu: the wonders of Jimmy Buffett, Fletch, and author Nelson DeMille. Cheers!

Duration:00:08:44

Takeout Outtake Especial: Matc Short

5/7/2018
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Takeout Outtake Especial: Marc Short. We're taking this episode straight to Margaritaville with Marc Short, the White House's head of legislative affairs. On the menu: the wonders of Jimmy Buffett, Fletch, and author Nelson DeMille. Cheers!

Duration:00:08:44

White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short

5/3/2018
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On this week's menu: a jam-packed show with White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, with a side of cinnamon rolls and double chocolate goodies. Why Short thinks EPA head Scott Pruitt could do better handling taxpayer dollars, what the White House failed to do in telling Dr. Ronny Jackson's story, and what there is for Republicans to be anxious about the 2018 midterms.

Duration:00:40:15

Takeout Outtake Especial: Linda McMahon

4/30/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Music, movies and books with Small Business Administration administrator Linda McMahon. Join us for family style chicken parm at Carmine's in Penn Quarter.

Duration:00:09:37

Special Edition: Open Mic at the White House Correspondents? Dinner

4/29/2018
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We like to experiment here at The Takeout. So we set up four microphones at the CBS News/Atlantic Media reception before the annual White House Correspondents? Association dinner and hit record. And look who wandered up to the mic: New Zealand?s Ambassador to the US Tim Groser (:07), former CBS Newsman Bill Plante (1:42), Congressman Joe Crowley (2:50), Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (3:18), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (11:20), Chef Jose Andres (20:02), CBS News White House correspondent...

Duration:00:46:23

Getting Down to Business: Linda McMahon

4/26/2018
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Major travels over to the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington to dine with Small Business Administration head Linda McMahon. On the menu: Wrestlemania, what it's like being a Trump Cabinet member, and how McMahon's life journey took her from bankruptcy to billionaire status. All that, with a side of meatballs and chicken parm at one of DC's finest Italian restaurants.

Duration:00:38:54

Takeout Outtake Especial: Mark Penn

4/23/2018
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Happy Tuesday! Venerated pollster Mark Penn explains how one sentence in one book he read for a Harvard class influenced his entire career. That sentence? "Voters are not fools," from The Responsible Electorate, by V.O. Key, Jr. Perhaps, Penn argues, it's the "elites" as a whole who are the fools. Also on today's menu: Taylor Swift, Winston Churchill, and Penn's new book, Microtrends Squared.

Duration:00:09:14