• December 20, 2019

Trump’s letter, the impeachment vote; holiday hopefulness

Two writers — liberal Robert and conservative Jean — discuss President Trump’s lengthy letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi before dissecting the importance of this week’s historic vote to impeach him. The episode ends with a sweet contrast to the partisan…

  • December 6, 2019

Should we care what the world thinks of the U.S.? And are Democrats moving too fast on impeachment?

Is the United States still the leader of the free world? Have American politics become a joke, or, as co-host Robert says, a dystopian hell-scape? This week, the Bipodisan duo takes a look at the big picture of America’s role…

  • November 16, 2019

Impeachment Goes Public; Democratic Field Expands by Two

This week, Robert and Jean discuss the importance, entertainment value and the importance of the entertainment value of the public impeachment hearings before examining why the Democratic pundit & donor class yearns for more candidates to an already-vast field.

  • November 8, 2019

Congressman John Delaney; the song of Sondland; Elections 2019

Robert and Jean are joined this week by Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney, the former Congressman from Maryland’s 6th district, to talk about what’s wrong with politics today and what a future president could do to make things better. The…

  • November 4, 2019

Impeachment Vote; Baghdadi Speech; the State of Social Media

The Bipodisan duo talk Trump, impeachment and Baghdadi, quid pro quos and witch hunts. Then they take another look at the power of social media, discussing Twitter's political ad ban and Facebook's dominance.

  • October 25, 2019

Impeachment update; imperial presidency check-in; the alarming power of social media.

From the “lynching” tweet, to William Taylor’s testimony, to Republican’s storming into a secure meeting room — Jean and Robert discuss the nuances of impeachment action on both sides of the aisle before delving into a look at the state…

  • October 18, 2019

Turkey, Impeachment and President Pence?

Co-hosts Robert and Jean come to several moments of bipartisan agreement this week as they discuss the conflict in Syria and President Trump’s week in word choices. While covering serious topics, these red-and-blue friends also find occasion to laugh about…

  • October 3, 2019

This Week in Impeachment, Democratic Presidential Politics and the Economy

As impeachment continues to consume Washington and the nation, Jean and Robert discuss ongoing accusations and revelations on both sides. The co-hosts go on to find agreement on things that are unpredictable, including the Democratic presidential race and the American…