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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: Sen. Mike Braun

1/14/2019
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We're at McDonald's where businessman-turned-freshman Senator Mike Braun of Indiana tells us why his Congressional basement office is fancier than any other one he's had. And does President Trump prefer McDonald's or Wendy's? Grab your fries and listen all the way to the end to find out. Happy Tuesday!

Duration:00:09:09

Securing Our Security: Sen. Mike Braun

1/10/2019
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Brand new senator, Mike Braun, joins Major for burgers and fries at an American classic - McDonald's. Braun is optimistic there are weeks to go until the government shutdown over border security ends, not months. Plus, his proposal to slash congressional salaries during shutdowns until the government opens again.

Duration:00:40:33

Takeout Outtake Especial: Doris Kearns Goodwin

1/7/2019
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Takeout Tuesday! Join us for more of our conversation with historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin. On the menu: movies, music, books and baseball.

Duration:00:10:25

Making History: Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin

1/3/2019
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Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin joins Major for dinner at The Willard Hotel's Cafe du Parc. Join us for a discussion of presidents past -- Lincoln, FDR, Teddy Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson -- and current. One of our favorite episodes yet!

Duration:00:38:53

Takeout Outtake Especial: Mike Morell and Karen Attiah

12/31/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Join us at Ris in DC's West End neighborhood for more of Major's conversation with former deputy CIA director and CBS News contributor Mike Morell and Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah. Movies, music and books.

Duration:00:10:37

Jamal Khashoggi

12/27/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on early October. According to the Wall Street Journal, the CIA assessed that Khashoggi's death was carried out by Saudi agents acting on the orders of the Saudi Crown Prince. Major sits down with Khashoggi's editor from the Washington Post Karen Attiah and former acting director of the CIA and CBS News contributor Michael Morell to talk about Khashoggi's life and the Trump administration's...

Duration:00:39:06

Takeout Outtake Especial: Congressman Mac Thornberry

12/24/2018
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Chairman of the Armed Services Committee Mac Thornberry sticks around to talk movies, music and books at Due South in Navy Yard. Also, a discussion on what makes West Texas unique.

Duration:00:10:42

Around the World with Mac Thornberry

12/20/2018
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Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Mac Thornberry joins Major for southern cuisine at Due South in Washington's Navy Yard. On the menu: the border wall funding fight and US policy in Syria and Afghanistan.

Duration:00:38:54

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