Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

CATEGORY: News
Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities no one saw coming. Who better to narrate this momentous race? So pull up a stool and join us!
  1. January 19, 2021
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    Pardon Me? (with Rahm Emanuel)
    Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Axe and Murphy for the final Hacks of the Trump presidency. With unprecedented security measures in place in the nation’s capital, the Hacks discuss the message Joe Biden…
  2. January 13, 2021
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    2020: Extra Innings (with John Heilemann)
    Axe and Murphy sit down with the one and only John Heilemann to try to make sense of this moment. The Hacks discuss some of the dynamics that contributed to the insurrection, the politics of a second impeachmen…
  3. January 07, 2021
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    A Republic, If You Can Keep It
    Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy sit down at the end of a sad and surreal day in American history. As Congress reconvened to finish certifying President-elect Biden’s victory, the Hacks discuss the insurrection by an ang…
  4. December 16, 2020
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    Hacky Holidays!
    With the Electoral College handing Biden what felt like his 17th win, Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs convene for the last time this year to bid adieu to 2020. The Hacks discuss the future of Trumpism, Murphy shares his…
  5. December 09, 2020
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    A Most Gracious Loser (with John Heilemann)
    Axe and Gibbs are joined by superhack John Heilemann, now the host of his own podcast “Hell & High Water.” The Hacks discuss the ongoing attempt by Trump to subvert our democracy, take a deep dive into some of…
  6. December 02, 2020
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    Kook D'Etat (with Jennifer Palmieri)
    Jennifer Palmieri, former White House communications director and host of the podcast “Just Something About Her,” joins Axe and Murphy to discuss Trump’s latest tantrum about election fraud, Biden’s announcemen…
  7. November 25, 2020
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    Bonjour, Biden Boom
    Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs gather to give thanks for a start to the formal transition process and for a slew of qualified cabinet picks by President-elect Biden. They also discuss the looming Georgia runoff electio…
  8. November 20, 2020
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    My Cousin Rudy
    Murphy and Gibbs are joined by President-elect Joe Biden's pollster John Anzalone to talk about what the Hell is going on right now (it's all good, don't worry!), review the decisions the Biden campaign made an…
  9. November 18, 2020
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    A White House Held Hostage (with Dave Wasserman)
    This week, Axe and Murphy are joined by Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report. It’s been two weeks since Election Day and the Hacks continue their postmortem with a deep dive into what happened in congres…
  10. November 13, 2020
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    Trump Outrage Fatigue
    With the election in the rear view mirror (and yes, despite what the president says, it is over!) Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs discuss Trump’s ongoing attempts to undermine the institutions of our democracy, speculat…
  11. November 08, 2020
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    President-Elect Joe Biden
    After election night turned into election week, it’s finally official: Joe Biden is the next President of the United States. Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy discuss the results of this unprecedented campaign and the cha…
  12. November 02, 2020
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    Election Day Survival Guide
    Well Hackaroos, we’ve arrived. Axe, Murphy, and Gibbs sit down for the last time before Election Day to discuss the final moments of the campaign, what to expect on November 3rd, and when we might have an answe…
  13. October 30, 2020
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    We're Rounding The Corner... To Election Day (with M…
    Axe and Gibbs are joined by private first class Hackeroo and The Circus' Mark McKinnon to talk about whether Texas will turn blue, what Trump's possible electoral path could be to winning, and the timing of how…
  14. October 28, 2020
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    T-Minus One Week (with Rahm Emanuel)
    Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is back to help Axe and Murphy begin the one week countdown to Election Day. With COVID dominating the airwaves, the Hacks discuss Trump’s continued disregard for safety precau…
  15. October 26, 2020
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    Welcome to Fiasco Season 1 Bush v. Gore
    Host Leon Neyfakh transports listeners into the day-to-day reality of our country’s most pivotal historical events, bringing to life the forgotten twists and turns of the past while shedding light on the presen…
  16. October 23, 2020
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    The Final Debate: Mr. Mute vs. Sir Scranton
    Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy sit down after the final presidential debate, accompanied by some chips and guac, for a late-night edition of snacks-on-tap. The Hacks discuss the night’s biggest moments and whether, wit…
  17. October 20, 2020
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    Polls Traumatic Stress Disorder (with John Heilemann…
    With two weeks to go until Election Day, John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus is back to help Axe and Murphy break down the latest national polls, Trump’s closing strategy (or lack thereof), and to preview t…
  18. October 16, 2020
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    Crazy Uncle POTUS (with Mark Salter)
    Axe and Gibbs are joined by Mark Salter, longtime political advisor to the late Senator John McCain and author of a new book The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain. The Hacks recap the dueling town halls, Trum…
  19. October 13, 2020
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    Repeat After Me: It's Not 2016 (with Amy Walter)
    Amy Walter, the national editor of the Cook Political Report, joins Murphy and Gibbs to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings and the state of the 2020 Presidential race (yup, you guesse…
  20. October 08, 2020
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    Pencesplaining & Insect Baiting
    Axe, Gibbs, and Murphy are abuzz with post-debate analysis as they convene for a special late night edition of Hacks on Tap. They break down the night’s biggest moments and discuss whether, in a tumultuous week…

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