Bag Man Podcast – Episode 4: Turn It Off | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast - Episode 4: Turn It Off | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

After learning that his own Justice Department is investigating his crimes, Vice President Spiro Agnew embarks on a secret, behind-the-scenes effort… to obstruct justice. To use his power inside the White House to interfere with the investigation and shut it down. It’s a scheme that involves President Nixon himself, members of Nixon’s inner circle, and it has never been known to the prosecutors investigating the case… even now, 45 years later.
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Bag Man Podcast – Episode 4: Turn It Off | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast – Episode 3: Hang In There, Baby | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast - Episode 3: Hang In There, Baby | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

With the criminal investigation of him now public, Vice President Spiro Agnew launches a bold counter-attack to survive. An unprecedented assault… on his own Justice Department that’s investigating him. And the reporters now covering his case. And Agnew gets back-up in that effort from his legion of hardcore supporters across the country and in Congress.
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Bag Man Podcast – Episode 3: Hang In There, Baby | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast – Episode 2: Crawling In | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast - Episode 2: Crawling In | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

With the Watergate scandal gripping the nation, and President Richard Nixon on the verge of going down, a small team of federal prosecutors in Baltimore discover a bombshell that will rock a nation already on the edge. The Vice President of the United States— right at the height of Watergate—has been conducting a secret bribery and extortion operation… from inside the White House itself. And only they know it.
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Bag Man Podcast – Episode 2: Crawling In | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast – Episode 1: An Unsettling Secret | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Bag Man Podcast - Episode 1: An Unsettling Secret | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

He was brash. Politically incorrect. An “outsider” political candidate who rose to the White House, out of nowhere, with a reputation as a “counter-puncher.” But Vice President Spiro Agnew was also something else… an active criminal whose secrets were about to be exposed. What happens when a “counter-puncher” in the White House suddenly sees his political future directly threatened by investigators inside his own Justice Department?
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Bag Man Podcast – Episode 1: An Unsettling Secret | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Politics Podcast: Iowa And New Hampshire Can Go To Hell

Every four years, a select few states — particularly Iowa and New Hampshire — play an outsized role in determining who voters get to choose between for president. Those states’ demographics are out of line with the makeup of the Democratic electorate. In this episode, elections analyst Geoffrey Skelley joins the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast to discuss what other lineupsWell, to the back of the…

Politics Podcast: Should We Cancel The Electoral College?

Colorado is set to become the latest state to sign on to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact — an attempt to sideline the Electoral College and award the presidency to the winner of the popular vote. In this episode, the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team debates the merits of the Electoral College. The crew also discusses the latest candidates to enter the Democratic primary race — Jay Insee and John Hickenlooper — and considers how much party endorsements matter in…

Politics Podcast: Our Best (Or Worst) Show

North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District will be the first district to redo an election since 1975, after evidence of absentee ballot fraud in 2018. Elections analyst Nathaniel Rakich joins the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast to discuss the evidence of fraud and what to expect from the redo. The crew also debates what would constitute a serious primary challenge to President Trump and plays a round of…

Politics Podcast: Lessons From The Government Shutdown (And More 2020 Announcements)

President Trump reversed course on the government shutdown, signing a bill on Friday that reopened the government for three weeks without any guarantees of funding for a wall along the southern border. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team discusses why he decided to back down and debates what kind of agreement lawmakers and Trump could come to on border security. And in the latest installment of “The Theory of the Case,” the crew considers the presidential bids…

Politics Podcast: Julian Castro’s Path To The 2020 Nomination

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Press Gallery podcast 256: The Alberta Politics Complaints edition

Then chief electoral officer Lorne Gibson in front of the legislature.

In the first episode of 2019, the Press Gallery podcast team takes a look at the ream of official complaints being filed inside the world of Alberta politics.

Over Christmas we had the UCP lodge an official complaint to the election commissioner about foreign funding to left-leaning third-party advertiser Progress Alberta, and Freedom Conservative leader Derek Fildebrandt doing the same about a donation in kind he made to Jason Kenney.

Then, to kick off the new year, Alberta Party MLA Karen McPherson complained about…