Author: Dave Spencer

Thinking Out Loud About November

Since I live alone and am under a shelter in place order here in California, I end up talking to myself a bit more than usual. With that in mind, I decided to conduct an interview with my internal Devil’s Advocate.

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Round 2 for Never Trumpers

As an extremely estranged Republican, I’m looking ahead to the 2020 election with both cautious optimism and gnawing trepidation. Being a Never Trumper who voted for Hillary Clinton, I didn’t believe he would actually win the presidency and the following three years have turned out to exponentially worse than I ever imagined.

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Practically Political with Bill Galston

Bill Galston is a Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program and the Co-Chair of The New Center project. He writes the Politics & Ideas column for the Wall Street Journal and was the Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Domestic Policy from 1993 to 1995.

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Flip Sides of the 2020 Coin

As the Democratic primary process continues to slog along with its surfeit of candidates, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that the 2020 election is less than a year away. The bad news is that the 2020 election is still a year away.

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A Cruise Over Troubled Waters

The impeachment inquiry has left port and now, the turbulent voyage towards a constitutional crisis begins. Over the past two and half years, the question over impeaching Donald Trump has gradually transformed from “Could it possibly happen?” into “How does it actually work?”

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Practically Political with Paul Gilbert

Dave Spencer sits down with Practically Political Executive Producer, Paul Gilbert, to discuss the president’s trade war with China, Mitch McConnell’s call to inaction and whether climate change will become a pivotal issue in 2020.

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