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Crooked Media

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Crooked Media

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Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. Text us questions and comments: (323) 405-9944. New episodes Mondays and Thursdays.

Latest Episodes

“More Warren, less Kushner.”

EDonald Trump and Jared Kushner let the states fend for themselves, Republicans in Wisconsin fight Democratic efforts to make voting safer, and Bernie Sanders’s advisors encourage him to end his candidacy. Then Elizabeth Warren talks to Jon F. about her plans to fix our public health and economic crises, and how she’s thinking about the November election. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

85 MIN1 h ago
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“More Warren, less Kushner.”

“New tone, who dis?”

EDonald Trump says he’ll have done a “great job” if the coronavirus death toll is between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, some reporters praise his somber delivery of this news, and Nancy Pelosi begins to float ideas for a fourth economic relief bill as weekly jobless claims surpass six million. Then Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler talks to Jon about how he’s fighting to ensure a safe and fair election on April 7th, and the importance of voting by mail in November. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

87 MIN4 d ago
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“New tone, who dis?”

“Ratings to die for.”

EThe United States becomes the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump blames everyone but himself for the bungled response, and public health officials persuade him to abandon his Easter deadline. Then PBS's Yamiche Alcindor talks to Jon L. about covering the Trump White House during this crisis. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

72 MIN1 w ago
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“Ratings to die for.”

“Give me GDP, or give me death.”

EThe Senate passes the largest economic relief bill in history, Trump spreads the deadly lie that letting the virus run wild will boost the economy, and the daily White House briefings get record cable ratings. Then Governor Gretchen Whitmer talks to Dan about Michigan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

79 MIN1 w ago
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“Give me GDP, or give me death.”

“Slush Fund Baby.”

ETrump refuses to force the production of life-saving medical equipment, Democrats fight to eliminate a corporate slush fund from Mitch McConnell’s stimulus bill, and the coronavirus pandemic upends the 2020 campaign. Then, health care workers share stories about how they’re grappling with this crisis. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus We played clips from listeners around the country in today’s episode about how they’ve been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. if you’d like to share your story, send a voice note or video to 323 405-9944.

73 MIN2 w ago
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“Slush Fund Baby.”

“Where are the tests?”

ETrump’s failures put the U.S. behind the rest of the world on testing, Congress debates the size and scope of the next economic relief package, and Joe Biden moves closer to clinching the Democratic nomination. Then Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, host of Crooked Media’s America Dissected, answers some of your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus We played clips from listeners around the country in today's episode about how they've been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. if you'd like to share your story, send a voice note or video to323 405-9944.

98 MIN2 w ago
Comments
“Where are the tests?”

“The coronavirus debate.”

EJoe Biden and Bernie Sanders hold a very unusual debate amid the coronavirus crisis, governments close public places across America, Trump refuses to take responsibility for testing failures, and lawmakers work to pass economic relief. Then Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) talks to Tommy about Congress’s response to the pandemic. Have questions/comments/concerns? Text us at (323) 405-9944

94 MIN3 w ago
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“The coronavirus debate.”

“Trumpism fuels a pandemic.”

EDonald Trump’s disastrous Oval Office address fails to calm Americans, Republicans fight Democratic proposals to provide economic relief, Joe Biden inches closer to an insurmountable pledged delegate lead, and Bernie Sanders vows to debate on Sunday. Then Governor Gavin Newsom talks to Dan about what the state of California is doing to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Have questions/comments/concerns? Text us at (323) 405-9944

36 MIN3 w ago
Comments
“Trumpism fuels a pandemic.”

“Coronavirus doesn’t watch Fox News.”

EThe coronavirus pandemic worsens and markets tank, Trump downplays the crisis and bungles the response, and Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders face off in another six states on Tuesday. Then North Carolina Senate candidate Cal Cunningham talks to Jon F. about his race to replace Republican Thom Tillis and flip the Senate. And the hosts of Crooked Media’s new podcast Hall of Shame, Rachel Bonetta and Rachna Fruchbom, talk to Jon L. about their first two episodes. Want some 2020 pep talks, the most important things to do/know, and the occasional dog pic? Shoot us a text at (323) 405-9944.

85 MINMAR 10
Comments
“Coronavirus doesn’t watch Fox News.”

“Joe’s Super Tuesday.”

EJoe Biden’s victories on Super Tuesday mark the most dramatic political comeback in recent history, Bernie Sanders faces a tougher map and a need to expand his coalition, Mike Bloomberg ends his campaign, and Elizabeth Warren contemplates her future.

66 MINMAR 5
Comments
“Joe’s Super Tuesday.”

Latest Episodes

“More Warren, less Kushner.”

EDonald Trump and Jared Kushner let the states fend for themselves, Republicans in Wisconsin fight Democratic efforts to make voting safer, and Bernie Sanders’s advisors encourage him to end his candidacy. Then Elizabeth Warren talks to Jon F. about her plans to fix our public health and economic crises, and how she’s thinking about the November election. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

85 MIN1 h ago
Comments
“More Warren, less Kushner.”

“New tone, who dis?”

EDonald Trump says he’ll have done a “great job” if the coronavirus death toll is between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, some reporters praise his somber delivery of this news, and Nancy Pelosi begins to float ideas for a fourth economic relief bill as weekly jobless claims surpass six million. Then Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair Ben Wikler talks to Jon about how he’s fighting to ensure a safe and fair election on April 7th, and the importance of voting by mail in November. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

87 MIN4 d ago
Comments
“New tone, who dis?”

“Ratings to die for.”

EThe United States becomes the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump blames everyone but himself for the bungled response, and public health officials persuade him to abandon his Easter deadline. Then PBS's Yamiche Alcindor talks to Jon L. about covering the Trump White House during this crisis. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

72 MIN1 w ago
Comments
“Ratings to die for.”

“Give me GDP, or give me death.”

EThe Senate passes the largest economic relief bill in history, Trump spreads the deadly lie that letting the virus run wild will boost the economy, and the daily White House briefings get record cable ratings. Then Governor Gretchen Whitmer talks to Dan about Michigan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus

79 MIN1 w ago
Comments
“Give me GDP, or give me death.”

“Slush Fund Baby.”

ETrump refuses to force the production of life-saving medical equipment, Democrats fight to eliminate a corporate slush fund from Mitch McConnell’s stimulus bill, and the coronavirus pandemic upends the 2020 campaign. Then, health care workers share stories about how they’re grappling with this crisis. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus We played clips from listeners around the country in today’s episode about how they’ve been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. if you’d like to share your story, send a voice note or video to 323 405-9944.

73 MIN2 w ago
Comments
“Slush Fund Baby.”

“Where are the tests?”

ETrump’s failures put the U.S. behind the rest of the world on testing, Congress debates the size and scope of the next economic relief package, and Joe Biden moves closer to clinching the Democratic nomination. Then Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, host of Crooked Media’s America Dissected, answers some of your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Crooked has started a Coronavirus ReliefFundfor organizations supporting food banks, health care workers, restaurant workers, seniors, kids who depend on school lunches, and others in need. Donate:crooked.com/coronavirus We played clips from listeners around the country in today's episode about how they've been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. if you'd like to share your story, send a voice note or video to323 405-9944.

98 MIN2 w ago
Comments
“Where are the tests?”

“The coronavirus debate.”

EJoe Biden and Bernie Sanders hold a very unusual debate amid the coronavirus crisis, governments close public places across America, Trump refuses to take responsibility for testing failures, and lawmakers work to pass economic relief. Then Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) talks to Tommy about Congress’s response to the pandemic. Have questions/comments/concerns? Text us at (323) 405-9944

94 MIN3 w ago
Comments
“The coronavirus debate.”

“Trumpism fuels a pandemic.”

EDonald Trump’s disastrous Oval Office address fails to calm Americans, Republicans fight Democratic proposals to provide economic relief, Joe Biden inches closer to an insurmountable pledged delegate lead, and Bernie Sanders vows to debate on Sunday. Then Governor Gavin Newsom talks to Dan about what the state of California is doing to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Have questions/comments/concerns? Text us at (323) 405-9944

36 MIN3 w ago
Comments
“Trumpism fuels a pandemic.”

“Coronavirus doesn’t watch Fox News.”

EThe coronavirus pandemic worsens and markets tank, Trump downplays the crisis and bungles the response, and Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders face off in another six states on Tuesday. Then North Carolina Senate candidate Cal Cunningham talks to Jon F. about his race to replace Republican Thom Tillis and flip the Senate. And the hosts of Crooked Media’s new podcast Hall of Shame, Rachel Bonetta and Rachna Fruchbom, talk to Jon L. about their first two episodes. Want some 2020 pep talks, the most important things to do/know, and the occasional dog pic? Shoot us a text at (323) 405-9944.

85 MINMAR 10
Comments
“Coronavirus doesn’t watch Fox News.”

“Joe’s Super Tuesday.”

EJoe Biden’s victories on Super Tuesday mark the most dramatic political comeback in recent history, Bernie Sanders faces a tougher map and a need to expand his coalition, Mike Bloomberg ends his campaign, and Elizabeth Warren contemplates her future.

66 MINMAR 5
Comments
“Joe’s Super Tuesday.”

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