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Lovett or Leave It

Lovett or Leave It

Crooked Media

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9.8K
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Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.

Latest Episodes

Coup Clutz Clan

ERudy melts under cross examination. Thanksgiving comes as cases rise and a vaccine looms.Kiran Deol joins to break down the week's news. Scientist Eric Lander joins to discuss the vaccine, public trust in science, climate change, and deep fakes. And Ronan Farrow is back to talk about his latest reporting and to play a game where once again Travis tries to drive a wedge in Jon's relationship with help from accomplice Guy Branum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

90 min2 d ago
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Coup Clutz Clan

No Coup for You

EBiden wins and Trump tries to un-lose. Naomi Ekperigin is back to cover a week of dumb legal challenges and dumber press conferences. Then Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman talks about how well the vote went in PA and historian Michael Beschloss joins to discuss the unprecedented rejection of democracy by Republicans and what happens next. Plus listeners share high notes and join to play a game as Georgia heads into two make-or-break run offs. What a week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 min1 w ago
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No Coup for You

America, Welcome to the Resistance

EWe won. Alyssa Mastromonaco joins to break down the results and the experience of the slow reveal, Ben Wikler on how we won in Wisconsin and the lessons of organizing, and Zeynep Tufekci is back to talk about polls, models, and misinformation. What a week. What a weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

77 min2 w ago
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America, Welcome to the Resistance

The Only Way Out is Through

EEmotions are running high! Kumail Nanjiani, Stacey Abrams, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and listeners join as we coverthe last week in this campaign, look ahead to the final four days of the race, and talk about our hopes, our fears, and eating our feelings. VOLUNTEER PLEASE ->votesaveamerica.com/volunteer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

65 min3 w ago
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The Only Way Out is Through

Dishonest Abe

ELast debate behind us, ten days ahead of us. PACKED SHOW. Alex Wagner and Guy Branum join to play a special debate edition of OK, Stop. Ira Madison III joins for the monologue, where we do NOT dwell on this Rudy story because we are above that. Theresa Greenfield talks about her campaign for the Senate against Joni Ernst and she quizzes Jon on Iowa facts. Plus Jon talks to Olivia Troye about leaving Trump's coronavirus task force and endorsing Joe Biden and he talks to Aidan Kohn-Murphy about the Gen Z campaign for Joe Biden on Tik Tok. VOLUNTEER THIS WEEKEND.votesaveamerica.com/volunteer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

81 minOCT 24
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Dishonest Abe

Can't Hardly Debate

EW. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu join to break down the week's news. We play OK, Stop to cover the two town halls that replaced one debate. Jon talks to the Washington Post's Dave Weigel about what he's seeing on the campaign trail in the homestretch. And we quiz a listener on some complicated ballot measures written to confuse and discourage you. (Check outvotesaveamerica.com/ballotbecause it is good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

71 minOCT 17
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Can't Hardly Debate

Patient Zero

EEmily Heller joins to break down the VP debate and The Week They Gave Trump Steroids. Senator Brian Schatz is back to talk about the fight for the Senate and what we can each do to help. And Josh Gad joins (finally, he refused to come on for a long time) to show us that phone banking is fun and not that scary even if you've never done it before. Help this weekend, please:votesaveamerica.com/senate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

72 minOCT 10
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Patient Zero

SO, YEAH. MASKS.

EThis week lasted a hundred years. Trump's financial documents reveal massive debts and a tiny tax bill. Biden wins the first debate. And then we learn that Trump, who has spent six months denying reality and mocking masks, has been diagnosed with covid as his rallies and recklessness put countless lives at risk. Returning champion Langston Kerman joins for the top of the show, then I talk to Jaime Harrison about his race against Lindsey Graham and journalist Adam Davidson about Trump's taxes, money laundering, and why it's important to stop corruption before it's too late. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

85 minOCT 3
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SO, YEAH. MASKS.

The Nom Before The Storm

ETrump is terrified of democracy and he should be. Kara Brown joins for the monologue after a tough week of news. Puneet Cheema from the NAACP on the lack of accountability for the killing of Breonna Taylor and the future of police reform. And PJ Vogt of Reply All joins to talk about their fascinating investigation into the origins of Qanon. Plus we quiz listeners on polling of persuadable voters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 minSEP 26
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The Nom Before The Storm

Donate to Get Mitch

EDevastating news about RBG on Friday night kicks of a fight over the future of the Supreme Court. Then we go to a pre-recorded show with guests Hari Kondabolu, Varshini Prakash from the Sunrise Movement, and a legend: Jane Fonda. http://votesaveamerica.com/getmitch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

72 minSEP 19
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Donate to Get Mitch

Latest Episodes

Coup Clutz Clan

ERudy melts under cross examination. Thanksgiving comes as cases rise and a vaccine looms.Kiran Deol joins to break down the week's news. Scientist Eric Lander joins to discuss the vaccine, public trust in science, climate change, and deep fakes. And Ronan Farrow is back to talk about his latest reporting and to play a game where once again Travis tries to drive a wedge in Jon's relationship with help from accomplice Guy Branum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

90 min2 d ago
Comments
Coup Clutz Clan

No Coup for You

EBiden wins and Trump tries to un-lose. Naomi Ekperigin is back to cover a week of dumb legal challenges and dumber press conferences. Then Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman talks about how well the vote went in PA and historian Michael Beschloss joins to discuss the unprecedented rejection of democracy by Republicans and what happens next. Plus listeners share high notes and join to play a game as Georgia heads into two make-or-break run offs. What a week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 min1 w ago
Comments
No Coup for You

America, Welcome to the Resistance

EWe won. Alyssa Mastromonaco joins to break down the results and the experience of the slow reveal, Ben Wikler on how we won in Wisconsin and the lessons of organizing, and Zeynep Tufekci is back to talk about polls, models, and misinformation. What a week. What a weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

77 min2 w ago
Comments
America, Welcome to the Resistance

The Only Way Out is Through

EEmotions are running high! Kumail Nanjiani, Stacey Abrams, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and listeners join as we coverthe last week in this campaign, look ahead to the final four days of the race, and talk about our hopes, our fears, and eating our feelings. VOLUNTEER PLEASE ->votesaveamerica.com/volunteer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

65 min3 w ago
Comments
The Only Way Out is Through

Dishonest Abe

ELast debate behind us, ten days ahead of us. PACKED SHOW. Alex Wagner and Guy Branum join to play a special debate edition of OK, Stop. Ira Madison III joins for the monologue, where we do NOT dwell on this Rudy story because we are above that. Theresa Greenfield talks about her campaign for the Senate against Joni Ernst and she quizzes Jon on Iowa facts. Plus Jon talks to Olivia Troye about leaving Trump's coronavirus task force and endorsing Joe Biden and he talks to Aidan Kohn-Murphy about the Gen Z campaign for Joe Biden on Tik Tok. VOLUNTEER THIS WEEKEND.votesaveamerica.com/volunteer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

81 minOCT 24
Comments
Dishonest Abe

Can't Hardly Debate

EW. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu join to break down the week's news. We play OK, Stop to cover the two town halls that replaced one debate. Jon talks to the Washington Post's Dave Weigel about what he's seeing on the campaign trail in the homestretch. And we quiz a listener on some complicated ballot measures written to confuse and discourage you. (Check outvotesaveamerica.com/ballotbecause it is good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

71 minOCT 17
Comments
Can't Hardly Debate

Patient Zero

EEmily Heller joins to break down the VP debate and The Week They Gave Trump Steroids. Senator Brian Schatz is back to talk about the fight for the Senate and what we can each do to help. And Josh Gad joins (finally, he refused to come on for a long time) to show us that phone banking is fun and not that scary even if you've never done it before. Help this weekend, please:votesaveamerica.com/senate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

72 minOCT 10
Comments
Patient Zero

SO, YEAH. MASKS.

EThis week lasted a hundred years. Trump's financial documents reveal massive debts and a tiny tax bill. Biden wins the first debate. And then we learn that Trump, who has spent six months denying reality and mocking masks, has been diagnosed with covid as his rallies and recklessness put countless lives at risk. Returning champion Langston Kerman joins for the top of the show, then I talk to Jaime Harrison about his race against Lindsey Graham and journalist Adam Davidson about Trump's taxes, money laundering, and why it's important to stop corruption before it's too late. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

85 minOCT 3
Comments
SO, YEAH. MASKS.

The Nom Before The Storm

ETrump is terrified of democracy and he should be. Kara Brown joins for the monologue after a tough week of news. Puneet Cheema from the NAACP on the lack of accountability for the killing of Breonna Taylor and the future of police reform. And PJ Vogt of Reply All joins to talk about their fascinating investigation into the origins of Qanon. Plus we quiz listeners on polling of persuadable voters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 minSEP 26
Comments
The Nom Before The Storm

Donate to Get Mitch

EDevastating news about RBG on Friday night kicks of a fight over the future of the Supreme Court. Then we go to a pre-recorded show with guests Hari Kondabolu, Varshini Prakash from the Sunrise Movement, and a legend: Jane Fonda. http://votesaveamerica.com/getmitch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

72 minSEP 19
Comments
Donate to Get Mitch
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