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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.
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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

Takeout Outtake Especial: Senator Joni Ernst

10/15/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Senator Joni Ernst joins us for pizza and pop culture at Uno Pizzeria and Grill in Union Station. Ernst explains her favorite book, movie and music. Two words: Flo Rida.

Duration:00:06:42

Deep Dishing with Senator Joni Ernst

10/12/2018
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Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst joins Major for Chicago-style deep dish pizza at Uno Pizzeria and Grill near the Capitol. On the menu this week: Brett Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation, ethanol, trade and North Korea. Dig in!

Duration:00:38:52

Takeout Outtake Especial: Neil deGrasse Tyson

10/8/2018
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It doesn't matter whether you prefer the red pill or the blue pill, we promise you'll thoroughly enjoy astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's breakdown of his favorite movie, The Matrix. Plus: learn about the book that made Tyson the man he is today.

Duration:00:09:12

Two Worlds Collide: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Space and the Military

10/4/2018
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Major sits down with the one-and-only Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss the world-renowned astrophysicist's new book, "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military." Over lunch at Tupelo Honey in Arlington, VA, Tyson explains why President Trump's proposed Space Force isn't such a crazy idea.

Duration:00:40:05

Two Worlds Collide: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Space and the Military

10/4/2018
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Major sits down with the one-and-only Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss the world-renowned astrophysicist's new book, "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military." Over lunch at Tupelo Honey in Arlington, VA, Tyson explains why President Trump's proposed Space Force isn't such a crazy idea.

Duration:00:40:05

Takeout Outtake Especial: Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan

10/1/2018
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The Washington Nationals' 2018 season may have come to a close, but this episode with MLB pitcher Sean Doolittle and his wife Eireann Dolan is far from over! It's time to ask the experts: which baseball movies "get it right?" Plus: Star Wars, Deadheads, and the new Nashville sound.

Duration:00:10:59

What Would Doo Do: Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan

9/27/2018
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It's breakfast time with one of Major League Baseball's best pitchers! Washington Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle and his wife, Eireann Dolan, join Major for a lively discussion at Busboys and Poets in D.C.'s U Street Corridor. Listen and learn about the couple's shared passion for activism, their thoughts on social media and whether or not baseball needs to change.

Duration:00:38:50

Takeout Outtake Especial: Steven Portnoy

9/24/2018
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The celebration continues as CBS News Radio's Steven Portnoy toasts Major Garrett on the release of his new critically-acclaimed book, Mr. Trump's Wild Ride. Over dinner at City Tap House in Dupont Circle, it's Major's turn to share his three pop culture faves!

Duration:00:09:15

Inside Mr. Trump's Wild Ride with Steven Portnoy

9/20/2018
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The tables have turned: Major Garrett is the guest and CBS News Radio's Steven Portnoy is the host as we dive into Major's new book, Mr. Trump's Wild Ride. The big highlight? Major reveals the origin of the Takeout team's favorite Trump clip: "Major, fantastic!" We're at City Tap House in Dupont Circle for a celebratory dinner.

Duration:00:38:35

Takeout Outake Especial: Senator Mark Warner

9/17/2018
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We're at All Purpose Pizzeria in the Shaw neighborhood of DC, talking music, movies and books with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). Pull up a chair and join us!

Duration:00:11:54

Warner's Warnings: Sen. Mark Warner

9/14/2018
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The Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat is confident the U.S. is better prepared today to combat election meddling than in 2016. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) sits down with Major for a sensational buffalo chicken pizza lunch to explain why that is and what preparations we should expect to see at all levels of government ahead of this year's midterms. We're at All-Purpose Pizzeria in DC's hip Shaw neighborhood. Pull up a chair!

Duration:00:40:44

Takeout Outtake Especial: Kelly McKeague

9/10/2018
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Director of the Pentagon's POW/MIA Accounting Agency Kelly McKeague joins Major for breakfast at The Smith to talk movies, music, books and National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

Duration:00:11:01

Bring Them Home: Kelly McKeague

9/7/2018
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Kelly McKeague, director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, joins Major to discuss what his agency his doing to repatriate the remains of US service members killed in foreign conflicts. The agency is preparing to identify two individuals whose remains were returned from North Korea in August. We're eating breakfast at The Smith in Penn Quarter.

Duration:00:40:08

Takeout Outtake Especial: Introducing DC Restaurant Guru Nycci Nellis

9/3/2018
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Want to know more about the restaurants we eat in each week? Well, we've got just the expert for you. We've enlisted DC restaurant guru Nycci Nellis to help explain where we're eating, who's cooking and what to order. So meet Nycci. She'll be dropping her vast DC dining knowledge on us on the regular.

Duration:00:14:45

The Super Especial of Takeout Especiales

8/30/2018
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Where can you hear about a potential 2020 contender's college keg party experiences? How about a North Korea expert's views on The Godfather? What 1903 work is "one of the most extraordinary books Danny Glover has ever read"? Which Trump administration official took up the classical guitar to help ease the pain of Hodgkin's disease? Join Major for lunch at our ancestral home, Meiwah, in downtown D.C. to re-discover the best collection of our guests' cultural appetites.

Duration:00:50:46

Takeout Outtake Especial: Senator Chris Van Hollen

8/27/2018
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We're back on Chris Perez's back deck in Bethesda, MD to learn about Senator Chris Van Hollen's overseas upbringing and his thoughts on international issues in Pakistan and Turkey. Plus - Van Hollen wins over Major with his pick for favorite book, and his film selection may hint at 2020 presidential ambitions!

Duration:00:12:23

Back Deck BBQ with Senator Chris Van Hollen

8/23/2018
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We're on Chris Perez's back deck in Bethesda, MD eating Rocklands Barbeque with Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) for another Takeout first: accepting an invite from a loyal listener to record the podcast at his house (beer cooler included). On the (catered) menu: the possibility of impeachment, election security and potential 2020 aspirations.

Duration:00:38:52

Takeout Outtake Especial: Lawyer Carrie Severino

8/20/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network is back for more. Since she already answered the holy trinity of pop culture questions in her first Takeout appearance, Major asks what she's seen, read and heard since then.

Duration:00:10:16

Takeout Outtake Especial: Lawyer Carrie Severino

8/20/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network is back for more. Since she already answered the holy trinity of pop culture questions in her first Takeout appearance, Major asks what she's seen, read and heard since then.

Duration:00:10:16

Coffee and Kavanaugh: Lawyer Carrie Severino

8/16/2018
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Two is the magic number on this week's episode as the Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino makes her second appearance on The Takeout - becoming just the second two-time guest (hi, Corey Lewandowski!) - to discuss President Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. How clear is his path for confirmation? Will his political views get in the way of high court decisions? Press play to hear Carrie makes the conservative case for Kavanaugh at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End...

Duration:00:38:53