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Crooked Minis takes a step back from the chaotic breaking news to offer a new series every month that explores an issue or event that reflects cultural, political, or societal changes in America and need more than a 10-minute conversation and a split-second news cycle to unpack.

Crooked Minis takes a step back from the chaotic breaking news to offer a new series every month that explores an issue or event that reflects cultural, political, or societal changes in America and need more than a 10-minute conversation and a split-second news cycle to unpack.

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United States

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Crooked Minis takes a step back from the chaotic breaking news to offer a new series every month that explores an issue or event that reflects cultural, political, or societal changes in America and need more than a 10-minute conversation and a split-second news cycle to unpack.

Language:

English


Episodes

Brian Tyler Cohen Reacts to Democrats Closing Midterm Messages

11/7/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Brian Tyler Cohen, progressive commentator and host of the podcast No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen. They break down 2022 midterm ads from Raphael Warnock (running for Senate against Herschel Walker in Georgia), John Fetterman (running against Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania), and an ad from the Way to Win Action Fund.

Duration:00:10:00

Democracy or Else with County Commissioner Candidate Dexter McCoy (TX)

11/4/2022
Dexter McCoy, candidate Fort Bend Texas' Precinct 4 County Commissioner, joins Crooked Media’s Shaniqua McClendon to discuss everything at stake in Texas this November. To get involved in and/or donate to his campaign you can head to www.dextermccoy.com. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:12:49

Political Experts React to VIRAL Midterm Ads about Abortion and the Big Lie (Eric Swalwell)

11/3/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) to break down 2022 Midterm Ads. They discuss the issues that motivate voters going into the midterm elections by breaking down Rep. Swalwell’s VIRAL abortion ad, Republican Kari Lake's (Arizona) ad about the economy/inflation, and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto's (D-Nevada) ad about Adam Laxalt and the "Big Lie."

Duration:00:10:03

Democracy or Else with Senate Candidate Charles Booker (KY)

11/1/2022
Charles Booker, candidate for Senate in Kentucky, joins Crooked Media’s Shaniqua McClendon to discuss everything at stake in Kentucky this November. To get involved in and/or donate to his campaign you can head to charlesbooker.org. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:13:07

Political Experts React to the FINAL Midterm Ads from Dr. Oz and John Fetterman (David Plouffe)

10/31/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by David Plouffe, former Campaign Manager and Senior Advisor to Barack Obama. The former Whitehouse colleagues break down 2022 Midterm Ads from republican Dr. Oz and democrat John Fetterman for senate in Pennsylvania. They answer the question: "Do political ads still work in 2022?" Plus an Attack Ad against Sen. Mark Kelly (Arizona) from Sentinel Action Fund.

Duration:00:09:53

Democracy or Else with Amaris Leon of the Working Families Party

10/28/2022
Amaris Leon of the Working Families Party joins Crooked Media’s Sara Garcia to discuss everything at stake in Sheriffs races across the country this November. To learn more about the Working Families Party you can head to workingfamilies.org. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:18:15

Republican Strategist Reacts to Good and Bad 2022 Midterm Ads (Sarah Longwell)

10/27/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Sarah Longwell, Publisher of The Bulwark and Founder of The Republican Accountability Project. They break down 2022 midterm ads from Republicans and Democrats. Featuring: the Senate Leadership Fund’s attack ad against John Fetterman in Pennsylvania, Liz Cheney from the Republican Accountability Project, “Crazy Sh*t” about Doug Mastriano, and a bonus ad from viral Republican candidate Linda...

Duration:00:10:00

Democracy or Else with Representative Sharice Davids (KS-3)

10/25/2022
Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas's 3rd Congressional district joins Crooked Media’s Sara Garcia to discuss everything at stake in Kansas this November. To get involved in and/or donate to her campaign you can head to shariceforcongress.com. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:11:10

Political Experts React to Midterm Ads from Herschel Walker, Beto O’Rourke, and Mandela Barnes (Cornell Belcher)

10/24/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Democratic Strategist and Pollster Cornell Belcher to break down 2022 midterm ads from Herschel Walker (Georgia), Beto O’Rourke (Texas), and Mandela Barnes (Wisconsin).

Duration:00:09:59

Democracy or Else with Pastor Greg Lewis of Souls to the Polls (WI)

10/21/2022
Pastor Greg Lewis, founder and president of Souls to the Polls and Pastors United, joins Crooked Media's Shaniqua McClendon to discuss what is at stake across the country this November. To get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:13:15

Political Experts React to Great and Terrible Midterm Battleground Ads (Jon Favreau)

10/20/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Crooked Media Co-founder and host of The Wilderness podcast Jon Favreau to break down great and terrible midterm battleground ads from Republican Herschel Walker (Georgia), Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto's (D-Nevada) 'Succession' ad against Republican Adam Laxalt, and the latest attack ad from Dr. Oz against Democrat John Fetterman (Pennsylvania).

Duration:00:09:56

Democracy or Else with Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-8)

10/18/2022
Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan's 8th Congressional district joins Crooked Media’s Sara Garcia to discuss everything at stake in Michigan this November. To get involved in and/or donate to her campaign you can head to www.elissaforcongress.com. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:16:18

MeidasTouch Breaks Down VIRAL Dr. Oz Attack Ad, Lincoln Project, and More

10/17/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Co-Founder of MeidasTouch Ben Meiselas to analyze campaign ads and political messaging. They break down the mega-viral ad from MeidasTouch “Wizard of Lies” aka Dr. Oz (New Jersey), an ad from The Lincoln Project about MAGA Republican Doug Mastriano (Pennsylvania), and a Marco Rubio (Florida) ad about the “Radical Left.”

Duration:00:10:01

Democracy or Else with Instituto Executive Director Shelley Jackson (AZ)

10/14/2022
Shelley Jackson, the Executive Director of Instituto, an organization building political power in Arizona joins Crooked Media's Amelia Montooth to discuss what is at stake in Arizona this November. To get involved in and/or donate to her organization you can head to instituto.io. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:13:56

Political Experts React to Viral Midterm Ads on Crime, DeSantis and Tim Ryan (Mehdi Hasan)

10/13/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by journalist and host of The Mehdi Hasan Show on MSNBC and Peacock to break down viral 2022 midterm ads from Citizens for Sanity, Congressman Tim Ryan (Ohio), and Governor Ron DeSantis (Florida).

Duration:00:09:49

Democracy or Else with Lieutenant Governor Candidate Austin Davis (PA)

10/11/2022
Austin Davis, a progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor in Pennsylvania, joins Crooked Media's Sara Garcia to discuss everything at stake in PA this November. To get involved in and/or donate to his campaign you can head to www.shapirodavis.org. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Duration:00:15:39

Political Experts React to Good and Bad Viral Midterm Campaign Ads ("Politics Girl" Leigh McGowan)

10/10/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by "Politics Girl" Leigh McGowan to break down good and bad viral midterm ads from Blake Masters, Raphael Warnock, and the American Action Network.

Duration:00:10:08

Democracy or Else with Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan (MN)

10/7/2022
Minnesota's Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, a progressive democrat running for her second term, joins Crooked Media's Ari Schwartz to discuss the issues on the ballot in Minnesota this November and the stakes of keeping Minnesota blue. To get involved in and/or donate to her campaign you can head to www.walzflanagan.org. And to get involved in key election races across the country head to votesaveamerica.com.

Political Experts React to Viral Midterm Abortion Ads (Melissa Murray)

10/6/2022
Former Barack Obama Communications Director and Pod Save America host Dan Pfeiffer is joined by Melissa Murray, Professor of Law at New York University and co-host of the Crooked Media podcast Strict Scrutiny. In this episode Dan and Melissa analyze a viral ad from Mothers Against Greg Abbott (MAGA), Republican Katie Britt (Alabama), and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Democracy or Else with Congressional Candidate Gabe Vasquez (NM-2)

10/4/2022
Democracy or Else is a new weekly series from your friends at Crooked Media and Vote Save America. Each episode we will introduce you to a candidate, elected, or community leader from across the country working to better their community. Introducing you to Gabe Vasquez, a democrat who is running to represent New Mexico's second district in congress. To get involved in and/or donate to his campaign you can head to www.gabeforcongress.com. And to get involved in key election races across the...

Duration:00:14:06