• August 27, 2020

Miles Taylor: Mr. Bright Side

This special episode of Bipodisan features President Trump’s former Chief of Staff for the Department of Homeland Security Miles Taylor. Taylor discusses why he is a conservative (and why Trump is not) as well as why he is supporting Joe…

  • August 21, 2020

When History and Hope Rhyme

Robert and Jean examine the Democrats’ convention week through their unique lens as speaking and speechwriting experts — from overall messaging to favorite lines and whether the lack of a live audience mattered. Political commentary runs throughout the episode as…

  • August 6, 2020

Small Business, Big Optimism; Conventional Wisdom

Economist William Dunkelberg joins Robert and Jean to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the small-business sector and the unique ability of America’s entrepreneurs to ultimately rise from the ashes of any situation, including this one. The co-hosts go…

  • July 31, 2020

Woven Together, Torn Apart: The Economics and Politics of COVID

As the virus spreads and the economy continues to decline, Robert and Jean explore that which is inextricably bound together (COVID and the economy) a well as that which seems irreparably torn apart (left and right, the masked and the…

  • July 24, 2020

How to Listen; How [not] to Police

This week’s show features Kevin Wilhelm, author of “How to Talk to the ‘Other Side.’” Kevin, Jean and Robert discuss tactics for productive conversations about the most difficult political issues. Robert and Jean subsequently have no trouble finding agreement on…

  • July 13, 2020

Reed and Gottheimer Talk, Listen and Solve Problems

This episode features the co-chairs of the congressional Problem Solvers Caucus: Democrat Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Republican Tom Reed (NY-23). Their conversation covers how the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus works, what the political ramifications can be for joining this collaborative…

  • June 26, 2020

American Holding Pattern

This week, Robert and Jean discuss the uncomfortable facts around the ongoing pandemic and political and societal gridlock. COVID still holds us, and our economy, hostage; social unrest continues, and Americans and our representatives continue to disagree on what to…

  • June 19, 2020

DACA and SCOTUS Power; Biden’s VP Choices

U.S News & World Report Senior Political Writer Susan Milligan offers her knowledge and perspective on recent Supreme Court decisions as well as on Joe Biden’s possible vice presidential pick, inspiring a lively discussion about the changing role of the…