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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: David Bonior

12/18/2018
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Takeout Tuesday: Movies, music and books with former House Democratic Whip David Bonior. Also, a discussion on the renaissance in Bonior's hometown, Detroit.

Duration:00:10:12

Cool Whip: Former Congressman David Bonior

12/13/2018
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Former House Democratic Whip and current restaurateur David Bonior joins Major for Mexican food at his restaurant, Agua 301. On the menu: the incoming House Democratic majority, NAFTA, and food and politics.

Duration:00:38:55

Takeout Outtake Especial: Corey Lewandowski and Dave Bossie

12/10/2018
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Former Trump campaign officials Corey Lewandowski and Dave Bossie's new book "Trump's Enemies" argues the president is ill-served by his White House staff. So will either of them join the White House team? Not so fast. Recorded Thursday at All Purpose Pizza Shaw.

Duration:00:11:19

Trump's Friends: Dave Bossie and Corey Lewandowski

12/6/2018
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Former senior Trump campaign aides Dave Bossie and Corey Lewandowski and authors of the new book, "Trump's Enemies," join Major for pizza at All Purpose - Shaw. On the menu: Bush 41, Russia, lies and delicious pizza.

Duration:00:38:53

Takeout Outtake Especial: Frank Sharry

12/3/2018
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We're back for a bonus round at Taberna Del Alabardero in downtown D.C with immigration reform advocate Frank Sharry. Find out why Frank is so passionate about his work, and don't miss a Takeout first with a peculiar pop culture pairing.

Duration:00:09:02

The Immigration Conversation: Policy Expert Frank Sharry

11/29/2018
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Immigration reform advocate Frank Sharry is Major's guest over dinner at Taberna Del Alabardero in downtown D.C. to dissect President Trump's immigration policies. Will the government shut down over funding for the wall?

Duration:00:38:52

Takeout Outtake Especial: Eric Winston and Mark Leibovich

11/26/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! More of Major's chat with NFLPA President Eric Winston and author and New York Times Magazine correspondent Mark Leibovich. We've got more Trump, more football and our go-to pop culture segment.

Duration:00:10:13

Political Football with Mark Leibovich and Eric Winston

11/23/2018
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Mark Leibovich, author of the new book "Big Game," and National Football League Players Association President Eric Winston join Major for Chinese food at Meiwah in Washington DC. On the menu, besides General Tso's chicken: What happened to the so-called anthem protests and President Trump's attacks on NFL players?

Duration:00:38:56

Takeout Outtake Especial: Will Durst

11/19/2018
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Brace yourself for bonus laughs courtesy of comedian Will Durst, who joins Major on stage in front of a live audience in midtown Manhattan. Highlights include Durst's love of old time radio mysteries, his failed mayoral campaign and all of his memorable job firings.

Duration:00:09:34

Punchlines at Lunchtime: Political Comedian Will Durst

11/15/2018
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Longtime political comedian Will Durst joins Major for lunch and jokes in New York City. Durst says political chaos is good for comedy and calls himself "half comedian, half therapist." Recorded in front of a live audience in Manhattan.

Duration:00:38:51

Takeout Outtake Especial: Sir Kim Darroch

11/12/2018
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It's high tea time at the British Embassy in Washington with Sir Kim Darroch, the British Ambassador to the U.S. The embassy's head chef, Craig Harnden, joins the conversation as the trio discuss the best British pop culture imports from The Beatles to Fawlty Towers.

Duration:00:16:29

High Tea and Diplomacy with Sir Kim Darroch

11/8/2018
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UK Ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch hosts Major at the British Embassy for a traditional British lunch and tea. Also on the menu: the "special relationship," the Iran nuclear deal and other foreign policy matters. Cheerio!

Duration:00:38:48

Takeout Outtake Especial: Caitlin Conant

11/5/2018
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It's finally here - Election Day 2018! As you wait for the polls to close, enjoy the lighter fare from our taping with CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood.

Duration:00:09:09

Takeout Outtake Especial: Caitlin Conant

11/5/2018
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It's finally here - Election Day 2018! As you wait for the polls to close, enjoy the lighter fare from our taping with CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood.

Duration:00:09:09

Cramming for the Midterms with Caitlin Conant

11/1/2018
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Let's face it: if you're not obsessed with politics like we are, finding out everything you need to know about the 2018 midterm elections is a lot like cramming for...well, a midterm. CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant - a campaign vet herself - joins Major for breakfast at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood to fill us in on all the biggest races and what to watch for on Tuesday night.

Duration:00:40:04

Takeout Outtake Especial: Heather Wilson

10/29/2018
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We're picking up right where we left off at Pete's Diner on Capitol Hill with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. She may have left her career in Congress behind, but Wilson has some campaigning advice for those running in next week's midterm elections. Plus: country music, space movies and Wilson's home state of New Mexico.

Duration:00:09:05

The Air and Space Force We Need: Secretary Heather Wilson

10/25/2018
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The Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson joins Major for lunch at Pete's Diner on Capitol Hill to discuss her role in carrying out President Trump's directive to create a Space Force. Did Wilson push back on the proposed sixth branch of the military, and could that cost her a job? Plus: the biggest threats to the U.S. in space, the need for expanded Air Force readiness, and Wilson's illustrious career in the military and Congress.

Duration:00:38:50

Takeout Outtake Especial: Christopher Krebs

10/22/2018
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It's overtime at Firefly in Dupont Circle with Christopher Krebs, the Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), aka the Elections Defender. On the menu: Americana music, WWII movies and the Internet of Things.

Duration:00:09:09

The Elections Defender: Christopher Krebs

10/18/2018
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With the midterm elections fast approaching, we sit down with Christopher Krebs, the Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security?s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). In other words, he's a top government official working to defend our election systems and prevent cybersecurity attacks. Breakfast is served at Firefly in Dupont Circle.

Duration:00:38:46

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