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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. 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 the 2020 presidential race. 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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Washington, DC

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. 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

America’s cyberwar: Zero days, espionage & vulnerabilities

4/20/2021
Meet the Press Reports: As the most powerful nation in the world pours money into offense, private companies and taxpayers are mostly left to defend themselves.

Duration:00:27:02

Unedited Boehner interview, plus polls move on transgender rights

4/18/2021
Chuck Todd sits down for an extended interview with former Speaker of the House, John Boehner. Carrie Dann reports on big moves in polling for transgender rights.

Duration:00:25:42

Digital espionage, cyber war and a the end of American troops in Afghanistan: Nicole Perlroth & Rep. Barbara Lee

4/14/2021
Nicole Perlroth, New York Times reporter covering digital espionage and author of “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends,” joins Chuck to uncover what's really happening with America's cyberwar. Twenty years after her lone vote to oppose a broad use of force authorization following September 11th, and on the same day that President Biden announced his plan to withdraw from Afghanistan, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) talks to Chuck about America's longest war.

Duration:00:57:35

Domestic Extremism: ‘They aren’t wearing hoods, but slacks’

4/13/2021
The dotted line from before the Oklahoma City bombing to the anti-mask protests and the Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping plot to the Jan. 6th Capitol attack. Why does America have an apparent inclination toward violent extremism? How are populism, grievance politics and nationalism playing into that inclination across the political spectrum? And what can law enforcement, national security experts and elected officials do to turn down the temperature? Or, is it too late?

Duration:00:27:21

Biden's China strategy begins to be come clear, Republicans caught in GOP culture war

4/11/2021
Chuck recaps his exclusive interview with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R). Carrie Dann’s Number of the Week looks at the gap between people who identify as Republicans and those who identify as Democrats.

Duration:00:10:06

The party's over: Mark Z. Barabak, Emily Cochrane, plus Jim Cavanaugh on extremism

4/7/2021
LA Times columnist Mark Z. Barabak and New York Times congressional reporter Emily Cochrane join Chuck to talk about the Republican Party. Jim Cavanaugh, former special agent in charge at the ATF, talks about the uptick in extremism — a topic we’re going to focus on this week with our new season of Meet the Press Reports.

Duration:00:59:56

MTP Reports: Changing Electorate

4/6/2021
The American electorate is changing. From where people live to how they vote, political parties are trying to keep up.

Duration:00:24:53

Chuck Todd recaps this week's Meet the Press. Carrie Dann looks into a new poll that shows a majority of GOP voters support same-sex marriage for the first time.

4/4/2021
Chuck Todd recaps this week's Meet the Press. Carrie Dann looks into a new poll that shows a majority of GOP voters support same-sex marriage for the first time.

Duration:00:11:19

Biden's infrastructure plan shows his focus on the popular

3/31/2021
Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Capitol Hill Correspondent for NBC News and Sarah Isgur, staff writer for the Dispatch join Chuck to talk about the next steps for the Biden White House. Plus, Andrew Maraniss, author of Singled Out, a biography of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay major league baseball player and the inventor of the “High Five.”

Duration:00:50:30

MTP Reports: The war for the court

3/30/2021
The fight to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was only the latest skirmish in a decades-long fight over the Judiciary.

Duration:00:26:28

Clarity emerges on gun reform debate; Shaken faith among Georgia voters

3/28/2021
Chuck recaps this week's special edition of Meet the Press and Carrie Dann shares her number of the week: In November's election, 10 percent of Trump voters in Georgia said that they were not confident that the state's votes would be counted accurately.

Duration:00:11:24

"Chaos" over China: Josh Rogin talks foreign policy, trade and Trump

3/24/2021
Josh Rogin, author of "Chaos Under Heaven" and columnist for the Washington Post, joins Chuck to talk about how U.S.-China relations changed during the last four years, driven by former President Trump's personality.

Duration:00:27:48

MTP Reports: Oct. 7, 2016

3/23/2021
An "October Surprise," one day in 2016 set off political rip currents that have yet to be settled.

Duration:00:25:04

The deepest of county-data deep-dives

3/21/2021
Chuck talks about his interview with DHS Sec. Mayorkas and Carrie Dann looks into the numbers of all 3,143 counties in the United States.

Duration:00:11:33

For Biden, the easy part is over: Infrastructure and the immigration stalemate

3/17/2021
NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Kasie Hunt and NBC News White House Correspondent Mike Memoli sit down with Chuck to talk about Biden’s next steps in Washington. And the immigration stalemate To talk about the migrant crisis, Chuck is joined by the president of Voto Latino, Maria Teresa Kumar and former Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo.

Duration:00:52:07

MTP Reports: The rise of QAnon

3/16/2021
In this episode of Meet the Press Reports, Chuck takes a look at the rise of QAnon. Conspiracy theories are nothing new in American politics, but QAnon presents unique problems.

Duration:00:25:29

For GOP hopefuls, Trump remade Reagan's 11th commandment

3/14/2021
Carrie Dann explains how former President Trump turned former President Reagan's maxim about inter-party criticism on its head.

Duration:00:08:27

Blunt out: Senate GOP retirements; Plus former GE CEO

3/10/2021
Nathan Gonzales, Editor & Publisher of Inside Elections, and Carrie Dann discuss the stampede towards the door for a certain kind of Republican senator. And former GE CEO, Jeff Immelt, talks to Chuck about his new book "Hot Seat" and what it was like to run one of the most storied American companies.

Duration:00:59:44

One year of Covid & the special election in Texas

3/7/2021
Chuck talks about the top news from his interviews with Jeffrey Zients, Michael Osterholm, Sen. Manchin & Sen. Barrasso. Carrie Dann looks at the many candidates running in a Texas special election.

Duration:00:10:52

Texas fallout & Puerto Rico statehood: Gov. Pierluisi, with Leigh Ann Caldwell and Abby Livingston

3/3/2021
Gov. Pedro Pierluisi explains why the time has come for statehood for Puerto Rico. NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell and Washington Bureau Chief for the Texas Tribune, Abby Livingston, discuss Covid relief and Texas recovery.

Duration:00:58:24