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Author: Victoria Steele and Jimmy Zuma

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Progressive Senator Victoria Steele (D, AZ) and DC-based journalist Jimmy Zuma bring you the most interesting stories in politics and interview the newsmakers who make it happen. Wait, What? is the easiest way to become the smartest person at the table.
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In an interview on Axios, Trump wilts under the follow up questions you've been waiting for. Our highlight lollers. Then, what's Trump's obsession with TikTok? We know. And lastly, what do the latest primaries tell us about the state of the race. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
GW Professor and ER Doc Terry Jodrie served in New York during the height of their pandemic. In an exclusive sit down, he joins us to tell the inside story. It's a poignant lesson for ERs nationwide and a critical prescription for communities everywhere. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Protesters in Portland are experiencing how the Border Patrol treats refugees. And Trump has promised to deploy them in our greatest cities. Is this the latest attempt to turn the USA into a dictatorship? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Wait, What? is one year old! To celebrate, we spend 5:45 reminiscing . Then we get down to business with a discussion of our most annoying political pet peeves. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
We run down what Biden has been up to and why it is getting big results. The SCOTUS writes another ruling that makes employees chattle of their employers. The we laugh along with the Lincoln Project as the rattle Trump, once again. Lastly our commentary on the idiotic plan Trump thinks will win him reelection. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Two new DOJ whistleblowers detail lying to get favorable sentencing for Trump cronies and fake investigations of others. Trump holds another extinction event in Phoenix, and the room was full—of children. And Biden's poll numbers top a new milestone. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
A rare Covid-19 show:  Coronavirus surges in Trump Country asTrump starts holding extinction events,  Militia's begin attacking Black Lives Matter protesters. And the polling is starting to look like Trump's personal extinction event. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Massive marches against police murder, police rioting, an attempted coup attempt, and Trump's retreat into his own Green Zone. We weave this all together and explain how each of these stories intersect. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
In a rollercoaster week, Police rioted after most of the public wants to take away their license to kill. Then Trump tried to effect his hostile takeover of the US. In the end, Trump failed and Protesters won. We walk you through it all with exclusive details. And that's not BS. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
100,000 Covid-19 deaths is a grim milestone. On the up side, racists are feeling instant justice, and the whole world seems to be ignoring Trump. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Is Trump sidelining IGs in an attempt to embezzle two trillion dollars, or more. And Arizona is screaming ONE TERM! to both McSally and Trump. Updates from the newly important purple state. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Federal incarceration rates for black people are declining. A new stimulus bill benefits ordinary people. A Fauci rape accusation falls apart. And we check the polls. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Two new whistleblowers allege Donald Trump and Jared Kushner are stealing your tax dollars. Some of the named beneficiaries are well known media personalities and Trump supporters. Then we'll look at the Biden allegation and what it means for the Me Too Movement and Democratic Politics. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
The campaigns are adapting to a new normal. We run down how campaigning is being done in the pandemic, check the polls (it's all good news!) and discuss VP prospects.  Lastly, we catch up on Victoria's senate race and her prospects for becoming Joe Biden's VP. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Earth Day turns 50

Earth Day turns 50

2020-04-2229:08

Earth Day is fifty years old. We'll tell you a little about it's origins and what's going on today. Then, we interview Skip Laitner, a research economist who shows countries and companies how to save money by saving the planet. Find out what you can do! Sponsored by GLOWB, Join the Billion Bulb Challenge at https://www.glowb.us/. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
With powerful endorsements from Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama, the stage is set for a Joe Biden win in November. The only things standing in the way are pandemic, voter suppression and every dirty trick in the Republican playbook. Oh, and the Russians too, but we'll save that for another day. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Our guest is Jason Stanley, Yale Professor and expert in authoritarianism, fascism, mass incarceration, freedom of speech, and other issues. Fascism is on the march around the world and even in the US. Hungary was the latest domino to fall. And Trump's former aide was in on it. This is an unbelievable story. But it's one you need to know and one that will explain a lot of things we're seeing in US America. Jason's latest book is "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them." --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Take a break from Covid-19. What will Sanders do? What are the experts who count the Electoral College saying? And everyone needs a personal plan for saving democracy. What's yours? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Joe Biden has effectively won the nomination. We'll tell you why and look at Bernie Sanders' options going forward. Then we'll explain why bailouts need to be done differently this time around. Lastly, Victoria will share what's going on about Coronavirus in Arizona and we'll talk about a special group of constables--from her district--who are leading the fight to prevent evictions during the pandemic. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
Last man standing?

Last man standing?

2020-03-1230:40

It's another game changing week in the primaries. We'll explain what happened on Super Tuesday 2 and what it means for the race. We'll look at how coronavirus is changing politics  how it might affect the primary and the general elections. The Victoria explains why Elizabeth Warren can't be VP.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/waitwhatpolitics/message
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ID17088128

You guys are completely wrong!!!

Feb 10th
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