POLITICO's 2016 Nerdcast

POLITICO's 2016 Nerdcast

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Geeking out on the race to the White House, with POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland.

Episodes

Episode 22: Donald Trump loses the post-game  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Hadas Gold, Scott Bland and Eli Stokols discuss Donald Trump's performance in the first debate, the Trump campaign's first big paid media blitz and what to expect from the VP debate in Virginia. Plus, Charlie takes a call from a listener on why the media doesn't focus more coverage on policy.

Episode 21: Are you ready for debate night?  

Episode 21: Are you ready for debate night? by POLITICO

Episode 20: Trump can win.  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Scott Bland, Shane Goldmacher and Hadas Gold analyze recent battleground polls showing Trump and Clinton neck and neck and delve into which campaign ads are most effective and why. The group also compares the coverage of Clinton's '08 campaign shake-ups to Trump's current record of campaign unrest. Also on the docket - is Bill Clinton still the coveted closer he once was?

Episode 19: Is Trump’s bounce-back legit?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols, Scott Bland and Charlie Mahtesian analyze the latest CNN/ORC poll showing Donald Trump leading by 2 points and debate which battleground states are still within reach for Trump. Also on the docket; how Republicans' August freak-out paid off in donations and what to expect from Sheldon Adelson.

Episode 18: Is immigration a win for Trump?  

Episode 18: Is immigration a win for Trump? by POLITICO

Episode 17: The rise of the 'alt-right'  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols, Scott Bland and Hadas Gold discuss Hillary Clinton's run-out-the-clock strategy and how the next email dump could affect that plan, Donald Trump's digital campaign spending and polling in swing states - can we trust the numbers?

Episode 16: Do the third-party candidates stand a chance?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts and Scott Bland interview Evan McMullin on the third-party candidate's chances of getting on the ballot, let alone winning the presidency. Roberts and Bland are joined by Annie Karni and Hadas Gold to discuss the Trump campaign shakeup, Clinton debate prep and coasting, media buys and media ventures.

Episode 15: Can Trump rebound?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Eli Stokols, Scott Bland and Hadas Gold discuss the latest polling in swing states and if the Trump campaign's increase in events in these key areas can knock Hillary Clinton's numbers down. Also discussed are the challenges the media is facing in covering Donald Trump's unconvential campaign-are reporters spouting off on Twitter going too far? Plus, VP reporter Burgess Everett stops by to talk what life's like on the trail with Tim Kaine.

Episode 14: Will Trump drop out?  

POLITICO’s Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols, Hadas Gold and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House. The group discusses how Donald Trump's week of gaffes is burying bad news for Hillary Clinton and they examine Trump's fundraising efforts and why it's so hard for him to ask for money. Also discussed are the Paul Ryan and John McCain snubs and the delicate dance many Republican lawmakers are doing to win votes their home districts.

Episode 13: What if Clinton v. Trump ends in a tie?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel and Hadas Gold geek out over the race to the White House in Philadelphia with segments on the unlikely but not impossible scenario that the election ends in a tie, the Russians hacking DNC emails and Donald Trump's response, and President Obama's address to the convention.

Episode 12: Trump claims the title  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel and Eli Stokols geek out over the race to the White House in Cleveland with segments on the youth vote, Donald Trump's children playing a starring role at the convention, Ivanka's influence on Trump and Super PAC fundraising.

Live from the RNC with Sarah Huckabee and David Pepper  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts and Charlie Mahtesian sit down with senior Trump advisor Sarah Huckabee and Ohio Democratic Party chairman David Pepper in Cleveland to discuss how to win battleground states, what it's like inside the Trump campaign, the future of the Republican Party and Rob Portman's race in Ohio.

Episode 11: Why Trump is gaining on Clinton  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Scott Bland and Hadas Gold geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's tie in a recent New York Times/CBS poll, Clinton's unfavorability numbers, the Trump VP stakes and why Trump is suing former aide Sam Nunberg.

Episode 10: Trump fumbles Clinton's bad week  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Eli Stokols and Hadas Gold geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Hillary Clinton's email investigation, Donald Trump's June fundraising, the possibility of delegates unbinding at the RNC and Trump's VP contenders - including Ivanka?

Episode 9: Weighing Nate Silver's math  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Donald Trump's fundraising catch-up, Nate Silver's campaign math and Pennsylvania's politics.

Episode 8: Was firing Lewandowski the start of Trump's turnaround?  

POLITICO’s Susan Glasser, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Cory Lewandowski's sudden exit from Donald Trump's team and the role Trump's children are playing in the campaign. Plus, the group analyzes the fundraising gap between the Trump and Clinton campaigns and discusses how Trump's money disadvantage could affect him in the crucial months to come.

Episode 7: Did Trump blow it on Orlando?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Donald Trump's reaction to the Orlando shooting and if his off-the-cuff style will translate to national election success. Plus, the group looks at where Hillary Clinton is spending her ad money and if it's helping her favorability numbers.

Episode 6: Donald Trump’s big-money blues  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Donald Trump's money woes, Paul Manafort's influence on the Trump campaign and whether or not Elizabeth Warren is campaigning to be Hillary Clinton's VP.

Episode 5: Trump's Libertarian nightmare  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Eli Stokols and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on the Libertarian's threat to Donald Trump, why Hillary Clinton's winning the war for superdelegates and the unique role Twitter is playing in this race.

Episode 4: What is Bernie Sanders up to?  

POLITICO’s Kristin Roberts, Charlie Mahtesian, Ken Vogel, Hadas Gold and Scott Bland geek out over the race to the White House with segments on Rick Wiley, Donald Trump's national campaign director, leaving the job after only six weeks, Trump's complicated relationship with the RNC, and a potential debate between Bernie Sanders and Trump. Plus, how Sanders' momentum is affecting upcoming congressional races, namely Debbie Wasserman Schultz's contest in Florida.

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