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Beto has dropped out, new FOIA information shows the connection between Paul Manafort and the Ukraine conspiracy, and the United States is accepting record low numbers of refugees. photo…
John Knefel explains why there is no point in trying to idealize the democratic party of the past.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss congressional leaders' debt ceiling agreement and Elizabeth Warren's detailed student debt forgiveness plan. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative…
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss Nancy Pelosi's bad week and bizarre leadership as Speaker of the House.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent Democratic calls to repeal Section 1325 of the U.S. Code, which would change unauthorized border crossing from a criminal to civil offense. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the Democratic Party's leftward shift and whether it might hurt or help the party in 2020, and offers his reactions to the first primary debate.
Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, a white supremacist stabbed and killed a black teen over rap music in Arizona, and the Intercept archived the posts from the CBP Facebook…
Jared Kushner’s got a “Peace Plan” again, the ongoing trauma of family separation, and the Democratic Wife Guys. Beto O'Rourke Rally photo courtesy of Luke Harold via Wikimedia Commons
Candidate Profile: Kamala Harris. Also, we review new movie, ‘Brightburn’ and preview Jo Schornikow’s BTR Live Studio session.
Candidate Profile: Kirsten Gillibrand. Also, we review new movie, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and preview Strawberry Generation’s BTR Live Studio session.
In light of the Mueller report being released, and various responses from groups of Democrats on the best way to proceed, John Knefel offers his thoughts on how to make impeachment part of a campaign…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the way Democrats have responded to Donald Trump's mischaracterization of Representative Ilhan Omar, which has resulted in increased threats to Omar's safety. 
Joe discusses Nancy Pelosi's appearance on 60 Minutes and her bizarre desire to appeal to the center at all costs.
Candidate Profile: Elizabeth Warren. Also, we review the new movie, ‘Shazam!’
Following the claims of inappropriate touching from politician Lucy Flores against former Vice President Joe Biden, John Knefel shares his thoughts on why Biden, who is an unconfirmed 2020 presidential hopeful, should not run for office. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
John Knefel shares his thoughts on presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke.
John shares his thoughts on recent comments by new Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar that served as a catalyst for debate about unflinching bipartisan support for the government of Israel Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Democrats want to treat the grown adult Trump children with kid gloves, the New York Times mocks the Green New Deal’s lack of pragmatism while ignoring its political effectiveness, and listener…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's investigation into Trump's fraud and how the Ilhan Omar controversy reveals the fraying between progressive freshman Democrats and party stalwarts. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
In Part 2, Ryan Cooper discusses Bernie's standing in the Democratic Party and addresses on criticism against Sanders that seems to stick.
Ryan Cooper joins the show to discuss accusations of racism against Bernie Sanders in the wake of his State of the Union response faux-controversy. Ryan Cooper (@ryanlcooper) is a National Correspondent for The Week and co-host of Left Anchor.
Trump invoked the specter of socialism at the State of the Union, the value and differences of Abrams and Sanders’ speeches, Morning John, and listener mail.    Nancy Pelosi photo courtesy…
John Knefel reviews Senator Cory Booker’s positions on education which are bound to cause problems as he seeks the Democratic party's nomination for the presidency in the 2020 election…
John Knefel explains the wealth tax proposed by presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren and the response she’s received since sharing her plans. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the federal government shutdown, Mitch McConnell's silence, and why the Democrats won't acquiesce to Trump's demands.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the new generation of Democrats starting to pull the party to the left. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio…
In Part 3, Dr. Steve Billet discusses what we should expect politically in 2019, including gearing up for the Democratic primaries. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.

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