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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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16 The Takeout - Carrie Severino (Pod)

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

Takeout Outtake Especial: Civil Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta

8/13/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! More of Major's dinner conversation with the president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Vanita Gupta. You know the drill: movies, music, books.

Duration:00:09:47

Doing Justice: Civil Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta

8/9/2018
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Former head of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and current president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Vanita Gupta joins Major for a discussion on race, justice and government. This week we're eating Georgian cuisine at Supra in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.

Duration:00:38:54

Takeout Outtake Especial: CBS News' Anthony Salvanto

8/7/2018
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More from our conversation with CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto. Books? Movies? Music? Yeah, we got that. We've also got General Tso's and egg rolls at the ancestral home of the Takeout Podcast, Meiwah Restaurant in Washington, DC's West End.

Duration:00:10:25

Egg Rolls and Polls: CBS News' Anthony Salvanto

8/3/2018
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Join us for General Tso's and a conversation with CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto at Meiwah Restaurant in Washington's West End. Anthony's new book "Where Did You Get This Number?" hits shelves August 21. The book is published by Simon and Schuster, a division of CBS.

Duration:00:38:55

Takeout Outtake Especial: Rep. Joaquin Castro

7/30/2018
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Don't you forget about Joaquin Castro, whose favorite movie on the planet is John Hughes' 1985 teen angst classic, The Breakfast Club. On this Especial episode, Castro explains how is mother's influence propelled both him and his brother into politics, and the one book he finds most fascinating.

Duration:00:21:40

Keeping up with the Castros: Rep. Joaquin Castro

7/26/2018
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Empanadas, anyone? Join us for dinner at Rosa Mexicano! This week, Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro tells Major why he thinks President Trump has obstructed justice, but why he won't go so far as to call for his impeachment yet. Plus, this famous political twin dishes on the prospect of his brother Julian running for president in 2020.

Duration:00:40:13

Takeout Outtake Especial: Journalist Warren Strobel

7/23/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Movie, music and books with reporter and Major's college buddy Warren Strobel.

Duration:00:09:08

Scribe on the Silver Screen: Journalist Warren Strobel

7/19/2018
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It's a college reunion as Major has breakfast with his ol' Mizzou buddy Warren Strobel, U.S. Diplomatic Correspondent for Reuters, at Bread and Chocolate in D.C. Strobel is best known for his reporting as a member of the Knight Ridder team that challenged the Bush administration on their claims of WMD in 2004. They discuss the new movie "Shock and Awe," which dramatizes their story. Plus: a joint reaction to the aftermath of the Trump-Putin presser in Helsinki.

Duration:00:38:53

Takeout Outtake Especial: Journalist David Sanger

7/16/2018
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Join us for another Takeout Tuesday as Major continues his conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Sanger at RARE Steakhouse and Tavern in downtown D.C. Learn about Sanger's love for jazz, his family's storied history of radio in New York City and whether he's more likely to watch a movie about baseball or a film depicting his own profession.

Duration:00:12:32

Cybersecurity with Surf and Turf: David Sanger

7/13/2018
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David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times, joins Major for lunch at RARE Steakhouse and Tavern in downtown D.C. to discuss his new book The Perfect Weapon and the rise of cyber warfare. With the 2018 midterm elections approaching, is the U.S. prepared to defend itself against another attack?

Duration:00:40:12

Cybersecurity + Surf and Turf: NYT's David Sanger

7/12/2018
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David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times, joins Major for lunch at RARE Steakhouse & Tavern in downtown D.C. to discuss his new book The Perfect Weapon and the rise of cyber warfare. With the 2018 midterm elections approaching, is the U.S. prepared to defend itself against another attack?

Duration:00:40:06

Takeout Outtake Especial: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

7/10/2018
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It's Takeout Tuesday and we're exploring one of the last few frontiers of bipartisanship - outer space. Major continues his conversation with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at D.C.'s Dubliner Restaurant, and we discover that Bridenstine is over the moon about 70s and 80s country music. Plus - when it comes to favorite movies, will this former Navy pilot pick an aviation flick? Or will he please his current colleagues by selecting a space thriller?

Duration:00:09:50

NASA Boldy Goes: Administrator Jim Bridenstine

7/6/2018
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What does getting milk to the grocery store have to do with U.S. space navigation? Everything, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tells Major Garrett on this episode of "The Takeout." He argues our very way of life, from the way we produce food and energy, to the way we provide disaster relief and do banking, depends on space. Bridenstine lets us in on what the Trump administration has in mind for this next age in navigating the final frontier.

Duration:00:38:55

NASA Boldy Goes: Administrator Jim Bridenstine

7/6/2018
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What does getting milk to the grocery store have to do with U.S. space navigation? Everything, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tells Major Garrett on this episode of "The Takeout." He argues our very way of life, from the way we produce food and energy, to the way we provide disaster relief and do banking, depends on space. Bridenstine lets us in on what the Trump administration has in mind for this next age in navigating the final frontier.

Duration:00:38:55

Takeout Outtake Especial: Sen. Jeff Merkley

7/3/2018
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Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins Major for burgers at Trusty's in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC. On today's especial menu: The Eagles, Avatar, and what Merkley calls "climate chaos."

Duration:00:09:49

Burgers and Baseball with Senator Jeff Merkley

6/28/2018
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Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley joins Major for burgers at Trusty's Full Service on Capitol Hill. It's been a busy week in Washington with the retirement of a Supreme Court justice and the ongoing debate over family separation at the border.

Duration:00:38:56

Takeout Outtake Especial: White House economist Kevin Hassett

6/25/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Super heroes, fantasy fiction and classical guitar. Join Major for more of his conversation with the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett. It's breakfast time at The Edgar in the Mayflower hotel.

Duration:00:09:07

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