Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney calls in from the campaign trail in rural Iowa to talk with Matt about his presidential campaign–and what it’s like to be one of the few sane moderates running. During this podcast interview, Delaney talks about his debate fight with Elizabeth Warren, his criticism of “fairytale economics,” his support of a carbon tax, and much more!
Jen Psaki, a CNN political commentator who previously served as White House communications director in Barack Obama’s administration, talks with Matt about the 2020 Democratic presidential race, the importance of debates, working for Barack Obama, John Kerry, and more!
Josh Kraushaar, Politics Editor at National Journal, joins us to discuss the first Democratic debates in 2020.
After Matt tweeted about Joe Biden exaggerating about “Jim Crow sneaking back in,” Eugene Scott penned a response column, titled: “Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong.” On today’s podcast, Scott, who writes about identity politics for The Fix at The Washington Post, talks with Matt about the uproar–and the legacy of Jim Crow.
John Aravosis, editor of AMERICABlog and co-host of the UnPresidented Podcast, talks about his recent column, The Insanity of Democrats Attacking Buttigieg—for Not Being Gay Enough. He also discusses the allegations against Joe Biden.