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Tariffs, Omnibus, and Elections, with Fat Tire Ale

Josh, Mark, and Matt discuss the president’s proposed steel an aluminum tariffs, the coming omnibus appropriations bill, and the effects of the 2018 elections on congressional politics.

Director’s Desk

Greetings, friends. We’re getting deeper into the 2nd session of the 115th Congress, and the year certainly has not been short on drama thus far. Now that we’ve made it through two mini-shutdowns and resolved some of the more contentious  fiscal debates, Senior Fellow Josh Huder walks us through what to expect from Congress for

Congress in 2018: What’s left?

Josh Huder | March 5, 2018

Last month Congress struck a two-year deal that greases the budget wheels to the tune of an extra $320 billion. While political posturing and two brief government shutdowns hampered bipartisan negotiations, congressional leaders in the House and Senate ultimately settled on a budget that outlines discretionary spending, lifts the Budget Control Act’s(aka sequestration) caps

Congress: The FIRST beer in. Outtakes from Episode 9

Josh, Mark, and Matt plan episode 9, tell Jim Traficant stories, and do impressions of their favorite members of Congress

Gun Control, Budget Process Reform, and Victory Sour Monkey

Josh, Mark, and Matt discuss the politics of gun control in Congress, as well as the potential for budget process reform

Budget Deal, DACA, and Blood Orange Ale with Special Guest Jennifer Shutt

 CQ Roll Call reporter Jennifer Shutt joins Matt, Mark, and Laura to discuss the budget deal, DACA, and the politics of the second session of the 115th Congress.

Shutdown, Spending Caps, and DACA with Molly Reynolds

Josh and Matt welcome special guest Molly Reynolds of the Brookings Institute to the show and discuss the shutdown, the BCA spending caps, DACA, and what to expect in Congress in the next month. You can follow Molly on Twitter @mollyereynolds.

Senior Fellow Josh Huder published a piece in Politico

GAI | January 25, 2018

GAI Senior Fellow recently published a piece in Politico discussing what was gained and lost in last week’s weekend shutdown. You can read the entire piece here .

A budget deal? A government shutdown? Earmarks?

Josh, Laura, Mark, and Matt discuss the prospects for a government shutdown this weekend, the politics of a budget deal, the precarious position of a number of congressional leaders, and the possible return of earmarks to Congress.

Oprah, the legislative presidency, and weak parties

Political scientist Julia Azari joins Josh and Matt on GAI’s latest podcast episode to discuss Oprah as a presidential candidate,Trump as a legislative president, and the strength of American parties.

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