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Against the Grain

Sep 26, 2019

With Democrats calling for impeachment hearings against President Trump, the political stakes on Capitol Hill have rarely been higher.  Mitch McConnell's former deputy chief of staff Don Stewart breaks down the politics of impeachment, and outlines what would happen in a Senate trial if the Democratic-controlled House...

Sep 19, 2019

If you want political predictions, this is the show for you. Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball, breaks down Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden's chances in 2020, analyzes the biggest presidential battleground states, and predicts how many seats Democrats will flip in the Senate.

Sep 12, 2019

Washington Examiner senior political correspondent David Drucker joins the show to preview the Democratic presidential debate this week and assess the political state of play after the GOP's narrow win in a hotly-contested Congressional special election.  

We also assess the breadth of Elizabeth Warren's appeal...

Sep 5, 2019

Summer's nearly over, but the politics of 2020 are beginning to heat up.  Former GOP operative Liam Donovan, now a principal at the Washington government relations firm Bracewell, joins the show to handicap President Trump's re-election odds and explains why Elizabeth Warren is starting to scare some Republicans.