With a rapidly churning 24/7 news cycle on multiple platforms, it’s more critical than ever for Americans to also have access to objective, in-depth discussions of the most serious issues facing our country. Practically Political features comprehensive conversations between concerned citizen and pragmatist, Dave Spencer, and political figures from both parties, members of the media and Washington insiders to provide constructive, detailed perspectives on the current state of politics.
Jonathan Allen is the senior political analyst for NBCNews.com and has covered Congress, the White House and elections over the past 15 years.
The 40th governor of California, and former lieutenant governor and mayor of San Francisco, discusses the state’s homeless crisis, wildfire power blackouts, cannabis revenue and the prospects for Bernie Sanders.
Dave Spencer sits down with Practically Political Executive Producer, Paul Gilbert, to discuss the impeachment trial, Democratic presidential candidates and the keys to the 2020 Election.
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.
Carl Hulse is the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times. He has also served as the Washington editor of The Times as well as the chief congressional correspondent.
Michael Steele is a former Republican National Committee Chairman, Maryland Lt. Governor and is now a political analyst on MSNBC. Doug Thornell is the managing director of SKD Knickerbocker. a public affairs agency in Washington, D.C. and a frequent political analyst on MSNBC, CNN and Fox News Channel.
Scott Mulhauser is the founding partner of Aperture Strategies, a strategic advisory firm in Washington, DC. He has also served as chief of staff at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and worked as deputy chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden.
Ron Bonjean is a Republican public affairs and crisis communications expert and acted as strategic communications advisor for the Trump Presidential Transition Team. Rodell Mollineau is a Democratic research and campaign communications specialist who provides strategic guidance to numerous elected officials, political candidates and organizations.
Representative John Delaney is a Democratic Congressman from Maryland and a member of The New Democrat Coalition. He is the first Democrat to declare his presidential candidacy for 2020.