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Daily news updates from across the Slate Podcast network.

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The Roger Ailes in the Room
Jacob Weisberg talks to Michelle Goldberg about why nobody is asking Donald Trump about the sadistic pervert advising his campaign – Roger Ailes.
20 min
Both Sides of the Border
Jacob Weisberg talks to Suzanne Gamboa, a Senior Writer at NBC News Latino, about Donald Trump's trip to Mexico and where his immigration speech landed on the political spectrum.
13 min
Opening the Trump Archive
Jacob Weisberg talks to Marc Fisher and Michael Kranish, reporters at the Washington Post, about their new vigorously reported biography – Trump Revealed.
26 min
Lifeboats for Republicans
Jacob Weisberg talks to Slate's Will Saletan about how Hillary's speech in Reno last week was both an attack on the soul of the Trump campaign and an offer to Republicans to get off Trump's sinking ship.
21 min
Time Off For Good Behavior
Jacob Weisberg talks to Ana Marie Cox, the senior political correspondent for MTV News, about the Kellyanne Conway version of Donald Trump and whether or not it will last.
16 min
He Probably Doesn't Pay Any Taxes
Jacob Weisberg talks to the investigative journalist, David Cay Johnston, about the likely reason Donald Trump has yet to release his tax returns. Plus, who is Joey No Socks?
18 min
Mr. Brexit & Corey – A Love Story (A Second Cit...
Enjoy this special bonus sketch from our friends at The Second City.
5 min
The Apprentice – Trump's Campaign Edition
Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine about Breitbart's Steve Bannon – Trump's latest campaign hire.
19 min
Creating The Monster That Is @RealDonaldTrump
Jacob Weisberg talks to Peter Costanzo, the man who got Donald Trump on Twitter.
15 min
The Lost World of White Christian America
Jacob Weisberg talks to Robert P. Jones of the Public Religion Research Institute about the decline White Christian America.
18 min
"Second Amendment People..."
Jacob Weisberg talks to Alex Wagner of The Atlantic about Trump's know.
17 min
The Intervention (A Second City Special)
Enjoy this special bonus sketch from our friends at The Second City.
5 min
A Bunch of White Guys Named Steve
Jacob Weisberg talks to Annie Lowrey of New York Magazine about the word salad otherwise known as the Trump economic policy speech.
21 min
The Paul Ryan School of Contortion
Jacob Weisberg talks to Bret Stephens of The Wall St. Journal about the mental gymnastics Paul Ryan is performing around Donald Trump.
17 min
Time For An Intervention?
Jacob Weisberg chats with Studio 360's Kurt Andersen about Donald Trump's meltdown.
24 min
"Russia, If You're Listening..."
Jacob Weisberg talks to Michael McFaul, the former United States Ambassador to Russia, about Trump's latest call to have the Kremlin uncover Hillary Clinton's emails.
19 min
Barney Frank Confronts Sanders Loyalists (Live ...
Jacob Weisberg talks to former Congressman, Barney Frank, about the Bernie or Nothing's and why you need to stand with Hillary for LGBT rights.
17 min
Bernie or Burn It Down (Live from Philadelphia)
Jacob Weisberg talks to YahNe Ndgo, a Bernie Sanders supporter now stumping for Jill Stein, about playing the role of a spoiler in this year's election.
15 min
The Postmodern Manchurian Candidate
Jacob Weisberg talks to Anne Applebaum about this weekend's DNC hack.
20 min
A Civic Obligation
Jacob Weisberg talks to Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter for Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal, about why he felt compelled to speak up about Trump now and the reaction he has received since.
20 min
Not Brokered, But Broken (Live From Cleveland)
Live from the floor at the RNC, Jacob Weisberg talks to Bryan Curtis, the Editor at Large of The Ringer, about the last three days of Donald Trump's circus of a convention.
14 min
The Mooch (Live From Cleveland)
From Slate's Facebook live session on Wednesday afternoon – Jacob Weisberg talks to Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci, a Trump donor, about why he thinks everything will be just fine once Trump becomes President.
19 min
A Delegate From Carl Paladino’s Naughty List (L...
From Slate's Facebook live session on Tuesday afternoon – Seth Stevenson talks to Stefani Williams, a Utah delegate, about the threats she has received as a non-Trump supporting delegate at the Republican National Convention.
16 min
The "TP" Ticket
Jacob Weisberg talks to Ezra Klein about Donald Trump's VP pick, Governor Mike Pence.
18 min
Playing Footsie with Racists
Jacob Weisberg talks to Nick Confessore about the white nationalists supporting Donald Trump.
18 min