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Against the Grain

Jul 10, 2019

Kimberly Atkins, political correspondent at Boston’s NPR affiliate WBUR, discusses the state of the 2020 race, the Democratic divisions on Capitol Hill and the controversy over the Trump administration’s Census intervention.


Jun 27, 2019

Kurt Bardella was once a star Republican staffer on Capitol Hill. But after Donald Trump won the presidency, he became disillusioned from his old party and now considers himself a proud liberal Democrat. Kurt joins the show this week to talk about his political evolution and dish about the Republicans he used to...


Jun 13, 2019

Steven Law, CEO of the Senate Leadership Fund and three other Republican super PACs, breaks down the competitive Senate races, assesses the president's role in 2020 congressional campaigns and offers his blunt take on the strongest Democrat Trump could face.  


Jun 6, 2019

Cook Political Report contributor and NPR political reporter Jessica Taylor explains why she's skeptical about Joe Biden, names the candidate who she thinks has the potential to challenge him, and assesses Trump's chances in 2020. 


May 30, 2019

Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, reacts to the wave of anti-abortion legislation in conservative states, criticizes the DCCC's decision to punish consultants who work against members of Congress in primaries, and speaks candidly about her former boss, Al Franken, and the state of the #MeToo movement.