We talk with David Cay Johnston and Renato Mariotti to understand Trump’s tax returns as reported by the New York Times. We also discuss how the tax system benefits the rich, the possible political and legal implications — both criminal and civil — of Trump’s tax returns, and hopefully help you understand why Trump’s taxes should matter to you, the ultimate arbiter in this election.
Jill and Victor analyze the first presidential debate.
In this episode, Jill and Victor talk with Bill Kristol about what conservatism means in our current political climate, why an organization that Bill is the founder of, Defending America Together, opposes President Trump, what Bill sees as the authoritarian and nativist impulses of the Trump administration, what it means to hold conservative values, and what it means to be American.
We join Melissa Murray, an NYU Law Professor and frequent MSNBC guest, to talk about a topic neither Jill nor Victor wanted to talk about: the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In this episode, we discuss the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what her vacancy means for the Supreme Court and our democracy in 2020 and beyond.
In this episode, we join national gun safety activist and author Fred Guttenberg to talk to about the persistent issue of gun violence, possible gun reform policies, and his new book, "Find the Helpers: What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me About Recovery, Purpose, and Hope," which you can find wherever you purchase your books.
In this episode, Jill and Victor talked with Lee Gelernt from the ACLU about the important work that he is doing as the deputy director of ACLU’s Immigrants’ Right Project and a documentary called “The Fight,” which highlights Lee’s first-hand experience fighting one of the most gut-wrenching and cruel policies of the Trump administration: separating children from their parents at the border in 2018.
In this episode, Jill and Victor join Ben Wikler, Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, for a conversation about the importance of key swing states like Wisconsin, how Democrats can win in Wisconsin against the aggressive push by Republicans to also win the state, the experience of campaigning effectively in a pandemic, and what Trump's recent visit and messaging in Kenosha, Wisconsin means for the political strategy of Wisconsin Democrats as November 3rd approaches.
In this episode, hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi joined Steve Schmidt, co-founder of The Lincoln Project and MSNBC Political Analyst, to discuss the RNC convention, what the Joe Biden campaign has to do to effectively increase voter turnout and win, and the importance of defeating Trump and Trumpism.
Hosts Jill Wine-Banks, the only woman on the Watergate trial team, MSNBC Legal Analyst, and author of "The Watergate Girl," and Victor Shi, an incoming freshman at UCLA and the youngest Joe Biden delegate in Illinois, recap the RNC Convention.
In this episode, we joined Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub of the Federal Election Commission to discuss everything you need to know about voting in the 2020 election. We talk about everything from making sure that your mail-in ballot isn't rejected to advice for first-time voters.
Co-hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi recap the DNC Convention
In this episode, we joined Rick Wilson to hear his thoughts on the DNC Convention, what he expects the RNC Convention to look like next week, and some of the work that Lincoln Project is doing to persuade traditional Republicans, independents, and anyone concerned about our Constitution and democracy.
In this episode, we sit down with Congressman Brad Schneider to talk about the USPS, mail-in ballots, the importance of down-ballot races, and our excitement for the DNC Convention.
Co-hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi recap day 2 of the DNC Convention
In this episode, we sit down with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky to discuss the recent revelations regarding the USPS, our excitement for the DNC Convention, and why the Democratic party and young people must unite to support Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Co-hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi recap night one of the DNC Convention
Co-hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi share their thoughts on the DNC Convention, their experience running as a delegate, and what they are looking forward to as the DNC Convention unfolds.
In this episode, we sit down with Kathy Griffin, a two-time Grammy and Emmy award winner and a trailblazer for women in comedy, to discuss her thoughts on Kamala Harris being selected as Joe Biden's running mate, the fragility of the First Amendment in our current political climate, cancel culture, and Kanye West running for president.