Best US Presidential Candidates podcasts (Updated August 2017)
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Slate's Trumpcast
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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman of Slate, along with writer Virginia Heffernan, and Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie will be talking to historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is, and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
 
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With her
Weekly
 
What's it like to be on the road to history? Running for president is a big deal, but on With Her, you'll hear from Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine, their supporters, and staff about the little details from the campaign trail they'll never forget.
 
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What Would Bernie Sanders Do - The Podcast
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In support of the progressive ideals of Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. In this first episode we get things going and state some Bernie fundamentals. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo for much more daily information on Bernie Sanders, 2016 candidate for president.
 
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Searching for Bernie (Sanders)
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I’m not much of a Lefty or a progressive. I’ve never considered myself to be a democratic socialist. I tend to be suspicious of large groups of people who assemble under any banner to do virtually anything. Yet I’m excited about Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. And while I plan to vote for Bernie in the Maryland primary, this podcast is NOT intended to evangelize for him. Rather, I’ll be exploring exactly why voters and volunteers are so excited about Bernie’s candidacy — and how his ca ...
 
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Bernie-2016
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This is an independent podcast established to follow and comment on Bernie Sanders candidacy for President of the United States. This podcast is completely independent of any Candidate, Party or PAC. You can find out more about Bernie-2016 at Bernie-2016.com, you can send me a message at BernieUS2016@gmail.com
 
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Gary Johnson For President
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A collection of speeches and interviews with Gov. Gary Johnson, a Libertarian candidate for President. Feed provided by We Are Libertarians.
 
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The Christie Tracker
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Follow WNYC’s coverage of the New Jersey governor and Chairman of Donald Trump's transition team under stories tab. And listen to our weekly podcast on the Bridgegate trial hosted by David Furst and featuring reporters Matt Katz and Andrea Bernstein.
 
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Mark Bray, the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook to figure just who the antifa are and where they come from. Are you a Slate Plus member yet? If not, why not? With Slate Plus you can get bonus segments of Trumpcast and ad-free versions of all your favorite Slate shows. Just go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus t ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by fellow Trumpcast cohosts Virginia Heffernan and Jamelle Bouie to talk about Donald Trump's press conference yesterday and why this is a significant turning point in his presidency. Slate Plus members, stay tuned after the show to listen to Jacob and Virginia chat about what the decent people in the Trump administrati ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Jamelle Bouie about the tragic events of this weekend in Charlottesville, VA and how this can no longer allow Americans to put their heads in the sand about what really got Trump elected.
 
This the 2nd part of Josh King's chat with Chief Media Writer at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Jim Warren, about the competition between the Washington Post and The New York Times. They wrap up their conversation by talking about how the two are faring in the face of attacks by the President. Read Jim Warren's his piece over at Vanit ...…
 
Josh King talks to Chief Media Writer at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Jim Warren, about the competition between the Washington Post and The New York Times. Plus, how are those two organizations handling the attacks coming from Donald Trump and his administration and what might the future hold for both papers? Check back in tomorrow ...…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Osita Nwanevu, a writer at Slate covering conservative media, about what is happening over at Fox News and Sinclair Broadcasting and why Trump is just making right wing media more of what they already were. Slate Plus listeners, stick around after the show to listen to Trumpcast producer, Jayson De Leon, chat with Slate's ...…
 
Slate's Seth Stevenson talks to Washington Post reporter Jonathan O'Connell about how the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. is changing the way people do business and politics in the city.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Josh King talks to Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ 5th District) about the Problem Solvers – a group of 43 members of the House of Representatives split between both parties offerings solutions to stabilize the individual health care market. Slate Plus members, stick around after the show to listen to producer Jayson De Leon chat with Steve Vladeck, ...…
 
Seth Stevenson guest hosts today's show and talks with Joshua Zeitz, a historian and contributing editor at Politico, about General John Kelly and whether his tenure as Chief of Staff will resemble that of General Al Haig during the Nixon administration.
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Julia Preston of The Marshall Project about Donald Trump's immigration policies and how the system is failing immigrants and those seeking asylum from Central American gang violence.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about her working theory – nobody really knows what a constitutional crisis is. Also, have the Republican's finally found the line they won't let Trump cross? Slate Plus members, stick around after the show to hear Virginia Heffernan chat with John Di Domenico, our voice of Donald Trump, about ...…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg chats with Bloomberg's Joshua Green about his new book Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency. Where does Bannon get his ideology from? Is he a racist? And what is he making of Trump's attacks on Jeff Sessions?
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Bloomberg columnist and professor of law at Harvard, Noah Feldman, about just who the President can and cannot pardon...including himself.
 
Josh King talks to ProPublica's Robert Faturechi about the Trump administration's secretive deregulation teams and just what you can do to help ProPublica unmask more information on the deregulation front.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Brendan Nyhan, Professor of Government at Dartmouth, about the President's many lies including his most recent ones featured in The New York Times interview with Maggie Haberman, Peter Baker, and Michael S. Schmidt. Slate Plus members, stick around after the show to listen to producer Jayson De Leon chat with Jonatha ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to ProPublica's Alec MacGillis, author of The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell, about how the majority leader is failing to deliver for the Republicans.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg goes in-depth with Bill Browder about Donald Trump Jr's meeting with the Russians in Trump Tower. Plus, the harrowing story of one man's walk along the border.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to ProPublica's Justin Elliott about his reporting surrounding Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, and the most recent developments in Trump's defense including the impending hire of Ty Cobb. Also, Jamie Gorelick is stepping back from the Russia investigation on Jared Kushner's side – what does this mean for his case? And wh ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Patrick Caldwell, a health care reporter at Mother Jones, about the latest iteration of the Senate health bill and the politics surrounding it.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Bob Bauer, former White House Counsel under Barack Obama, about the potential legal implications of Donald Trump Jr's story.
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Masha Gessen about why she thinks the latest developments in the Donald Trump Jr. story aren't as revelatory as people are making it out to be.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Anne Applebaum, columnist at the Washington Post, about Donald Trump Jr's meeting with the Kremlin linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and why she thinks this could be the story that finally begins to sink members of the Trump campaign.
 
Josh King talks to Max Bergmann, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, about President Trump's trip to the G-20 and how Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. Read Max's latest Politico story, "Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson is Wrecking the State Department," by clicking here.…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jamelle Bouie welcomes back Daniel Drezner, Professor of International Politics at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, to chat about all the players in the North Korea game and the potential catastrophic effects if President Trump makes the wrong move.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Ashley Parker, a White House reporter at the Washington Post, about Mike Pence shaking up his staff and why Republicans in the Senate and the House are becoming less and less afraid of Trump.
 
Josh King guest hosts a weekend edition of Trumpcast. He talks to Frank Rich of New York Magazine about his latest feature, “Nixon, Trump, and How a Presidency Ends.” Slate Plus members stay tuned after the show for a bonus segment with Trumpcast producer Jayson De Leon and Slate’s Video Editor, Aymann Ismail. The two discuss Aymann’s new video ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to The Atlantic's Vann Newkirk about how the repeal of Obamacare and the rolling back of Medicaid in the Senate health bill strikes a significant blow to racial equality.
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to New York Times columnist David Leonhardt about his piece, Trump Lies, where he catalogued nearly every outright lie Trump has told since taking the oath of office.
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Jordan Weissmann about the latest version of the healthcare bill and how, in many ways, it's worse than the bill proposed last month by the House.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Marc Ross, a Republican operative who worked for the McCain/Palin campaign, about Senate backrooms and why he thinks Mitch McConnell is playing his cards right with the healthcare bill. Plus, a special treat from Daniel Day-Lewis.
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to the writer Naomi Klein about how the "Trump brand" is the driving force behind the presidency. Also, should the left be fighting fire with fire?
 
Josh King guest hosts a weekend edition of Trumpcast. He talks to New York Times photographer Doug Mills about his last days covering the shooting in Arlington, the James Comey testimony, and the bizarre cabinet meeting from earlier this week. Slate Plus members, stick around at the end of today's show to listen to Trumpcast producer Jayson De ...…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Carolyn Fiddler, Political Editor at Daily Kos, about the Virginia gubernatorial race and why things on the Republican side were too close for comfort (to say the least).
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Matthew Miller, formerly of the Department of Justice, about the testimony of Jeff Sessions in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee and just what Bob Mueller could be up to behind the scenes after hearing the verbal gymnastics of the former Senator. Plus, Don Jr. gives us the real meaning of "hope," finally.…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Sharon Begley of STAT News about Donald Trump's cognitive decline and whether it's just a matter of age or something else.
 
Rebecca Solnit reads her story The Loneliness of Donald Trump. You can follow along or read the story on LitHub by clicking here. And hey, are you a Slate Plus member yet? If not, why not? Join Slate Plus today to listen to Rebecca Solnit chat with Virginia Heffernan for this week's bonus segment. Just go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus.…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Greg Sargent of the Washington Post about James Comey's testimony and whether or not this will change the Republicans' approach to Donald Trump.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Maggie Haberman of The New York Times about who's being groomed for greatness in the Trump family and how they are or are not dealing with different conflicts of interest.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Steve Vladek, a professor of law at the University of Texas, about Reality Leigh Winner and what might be the most normal national security story in the history of the Trump administration. Plus, stick around for a chat with The Guardian's Jonathan Freedland about Trump's exchange of words with the Mayor of London, S ...…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Andrew Revkin, senior climate reporter at ProPublica, about the consequences (or lack thereof) of Trump's withdrawal from The Paris Climate Accords. Plus, Vladamir Putin knows why a hacker does what he does.
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor at Bloomberg View, about the many webs Jared Kushner is tangled up in around the White House and in the Russia investigation.
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Jared Yates Sexton, author of the upcoming book The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage, about last night's tweet and what it means for reality...just in general.
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA 33rd District) about the President's trip abroad and what he can expect when he makes his return stateside. Slate Plus members, stick around for an additional chat with Laurel Rosenhall, a reporter at CALmatters, who wrote about Congressman Kevin McCarthy's relationship with President Trump. Not ...…
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Virginia Heffernan speaks with Daniel Drezner, Professor of International Politics at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, about how Trump's blabbing tendencies are shifting geopolitics.
 
Jacob Weisberg speaks with Zack Beauchamp, senior reporter at Vox, who recently wrote a piece called "Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia." Beauchamp talks about who's producing this fake news, how it's spreading and the difference between fake news on the left and the right.
 
Jacob Weisberg speaks with Jeffrey Toobin of CNN and The New Yorker about what we could expect as Mueller gears up as special prosecutor in the Russian investigation.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by WIRED Magazine writer Garrett Graff to discuss his recent cover story for Politico, "What Donald Trump Needs to Know About Bob Mueller and Jim Comey."
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Politico's Josh Dawsey about the reactions within the White House to the last 36 hours.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jacob Weisberg, Katie Roiphe, and Philip Gourevitch discuss Herman Melville's The Confidence Man and just what the book can tell us about President Trump.
 
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Slate's Trumpcast
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Katy Waldman about why the President's "uncontrollable rage powers his ruthlessness – and his ineptitude."
 
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