POLITICO's Nerdcast

POLITICO's top reporters dive into the political landscape, the latest numbers that matter, and detail what's really happening behind closed doors. They're people who spend Friday nights poring over poll numbers or the latest Federal Election Commission reports — so if you want to understand how the modern politics game is played, this is the podcast for you. New episodes every Friday, hosted by Scott Bland.

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Prospective 'first gentlemen' on the campaign trail


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What we learned in the impeachment hearings


The Nerdcast talks to POLITICO national security correspondent Natasha Bertrand as she breaks down four major takeaways from this week's slew of impeachment hearings. Plus, politics reporter Daniel Strauss talks to Scott about Saturday's governor race in Louisiana, where the Democratic incumbent narrowly kept his seat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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A can't-we-all-get-along debate


The Nerdcast breaks down an emblematic moment from Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate -- a question about President Trump highlighting a primary field determined, for the moment, to focus on next year's general election instead of fighting among each other. Guest hosted by Charlie Mahtesian with Massachusetts Playbook author Stephanie Murray. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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The 2020 party crashers


The Nerdcast talks to POLITICO’s Nahal Toosi and Ben Weyl as the first public impeachment hearing pulls the spotlight away from the campaign trail and Democrats try to engage the public in the push to remove President Donald Trump from office. Plus, political reporter Stephanie Murray joins from Boston to discuss the oddly expanding Democratic primary field, with Michael Bloomberg dipping his toes in the water and Deval Patrick going for a full cannonball into New Hampshire...


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Remember remember the fifth of November: breaking down Tuesday's election results


The Nerdcast talks to reporters Steven Shepard and Ally Mutnick about the election day results out of Kentucky and Virginia, what those results could mean for 2020 and how congressional maps are - or aren't - changing. Plus, campaign reporter Alex Thompson and healthcare reporter Alice Ollstein delve into Elizabeth Warren's new whitepaper on her payment plan for 'Medicare For All.' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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Ironman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and how to pay for 'Medicare For All'


The Nerdcast talks to ace congressional reporter Burgess Everett as he introduces us to the independently minded Democratic senator irritating the left and delighting the GOP: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Plus, campaign reporter Alex Thompson and healthcare reporter Alice Ollstein take us inside why Elizabeth Warren is getting hits on how she's planning to pay for "Medicare for All" - and the challenges with how to fund it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 01 November 2019  35m
 
 

Political nightmares and peering into the future


The Nerdcast gets into the Halloween spirit with White House reporters Darren Samuelsohn and Gabby Orr, who entertain some future speculations and sketch out political nightmare scenarios. What are the worst-case fears for Democrats and Republicans heading into 2020? Plus, senior legal affairs contributor Josh Gerstein joins Scott to talk about Rudy Giuliani who continues to place himself at the center of the Ukraine story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 25 October 2019  29m
 
 

Money in the bank and the latest on impeachment


The Nerdcast nerds out with Maggie Severns and Zach Montellaro over the campaigns releasing their Q3 fundraising numbers. Which candidates are on top as they head into the most expensive part of the race so far and whose coffers are in the danger zone? Plus, Ben Weyl and Nahal Toosi join Scott to chat about what's new in impeachment and who's who in the cast of characters testifying on the Hill behind closed doors this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 18 October 2019  30m
 
 

Warren gets the front-runner treatment


The Massachusetts Senator was the focus of criticism from fellow Democrats at the DNC presidential debate Tuesday.


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