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The Chuck ToddCast: Meet the Press

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in politics. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in politics. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in politics. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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English


Episodes
Lanae Erickson, Senior Vice President for the social policy & politics program at Third Way joins Chuck to talk about a post-election report that shows where Democrats fell short in 2020.

Duration:00:35:55

Michael D. Cohen, author of “Modern Political Campaigns: How Professionalism, Technology, and Speed Have Revolutionized Elections” and the CEO of the public affairs firm Cohen Research Group joins Chuck to talk about the disconnect between education and execution.

Duration:00:33:00

As troops leave Afghanistan, Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) talks about what the end to America’s longest war may mean for our influence on the world stage. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) discusses the influence of far-right extremism in the GOP. Carrie Dann’s final number of the week looks at Americans’ optimistic feelings about the future.

Duration:00:09:45

The FEC is responsible for enforcing federal finance laws and it’s led by an equal number of Republicans and Democrats — in theory that should create a spirit of cooperation. But in today’s environment, that divide creates more “deadlock” than “bipartisan enforcement.” Shane Goldmacher, national political reporter for the New York Times, joins Chuck to talk about the failures at the FEC and what it means for campaign finance law.

Duration:00:32:23

Chuck Todd recaps a special Covid-focused episode of Meet the Press. Carrie Dann looks at new rankings of all presidents from C-SPAN.

Duration:00:07:35

NBC News Justice correspondent Pete Williams looks back at the Supreme Court term to see what we learned about power and alliances on the Court.

Duration:00:31:09

Washington is emptying out ahead of the July fourth weekend … with the Senate in recess and the House leaving town for two weeks on Thursday afternoon. Before they go, Congressional Democrats will vote to create a select committee on January 6th. Still on the table — how will Washington move forward on infrastructure.

Duration:00:25:33

Chuck recaps his exclusive interviews with Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Carrie’s number of the week looks into declining national unity around the world.

Duration:00:05:45

Award-winning author and staff writer at the Atlantic, George Packer joins the ToddCast to talk about his new book, written during the Covid lockdown and the 2020 election.

Duration:00:33:52

Washington bureau chief for USA TODAY and the author of Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power, Susan Page, and NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent and the host of Way Too Early on MSNBC, Kasie Hunt, join Chuck to talk about Democrats’ strategy in advancing their agenda.

Duration:00:31:50

Meet the Press Reports: As the United States looks beyond war in Afghanistan and Iraq, the military is preparing for conflict in new domains, from outer space to cyberspace.

Duration:00:27:03

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) discuss the future of bipartisanship and President Biden’s infrastructure plan. Fiona Hill breaks down the Biden-Putin summit. Carrie Dann looks at the numbers to see where consensus is emerging on the January 6th insurrection.

Duration:00:06:08

Democratic political consultant Stephanie Cutter and Emmy-winning TV producer Ricky Kirshner joined up together in the midst of the pandemic to produce “Celebrating America,” the first virtual Democratic National Convention last August … and then again for “America United,” Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Duration:00:33:29

President Biden ends his first overseas trip meeting Russian President Putin at a summit in Geneva. The Putin summit is the capstone to a complex series of meetings that the president attended during this overseas trip — including meetings with the G-7, NATO and the EU.

Duration:00:27:15

Punchbowl News co-founder Jake Sherman and Axios Congressional reporter Alayna Treene join Chuck to talk about the shifting infrastructure talks, police reform and Sen. Joe Manchin’s ability to stay in the center of the news. Plus WRC NBC4 Investigative reporter Scott MacFarlane joins the show to discuss the long road ahead for convicting people who attacked the Capitol on January 6th.

Duration:00:34:49

Meet the Press Reports: Athletes have long been involved in activism, but today's protests are different.

Duration:00:27:03

After another week of cyberattacks, Chuck talks with Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Plus, Carrie Dann looks at the push underway by Republican state houses to limit access to voting.

Duration:00:07:28

New Mexico's special election signals an environment that favors Democrats ahead of 2022, while Biden fights a cybersecurity war ahead of his summit with Putin. NBC's Shannon Pettypiece and Ben Kamisar join. Later, Washington Post Sports Columnist Jerry Brewer weighs in on Naomi Osaka and the sometimes "toxic environment" between sports players and the press.

Duration:00:44:29

Barbara Comstock and Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) discuss the failure to form a bipartisan Jan. 6 commission. Matthew Pottinger and Dr. Peter Hotez explain why the Covid-19 lab leak theory is gaining legitimacy from the Biden administration. Carrie Dann looks at latest polling which shows that a rising number of Americans believe in QAnon.

Duration:00:07:48

Jacqueline Alemany, author of the Washington Post’s early morning newsletter, PowerUp and Edward-Isaac Dovere, staff writer at the Atlantic and author of the new book, “Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ campaign to defeat Trump,” join Chuck to talk about a New York grand jury that’s looking into the Trump organization. Jeff Shesol, author of “Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War,” talks about one presidential campaign that never got off...

Duration:00:58:58