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A weekly podcast where the dark, and sometimes weird, true stories in American politics are discussed.

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  • Episode 17: Carlos Danger | Katie Hill and Anthony Weiner

    April 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    #metoo, 116th congress, american politics, anthony weiner, california politics, california representative, carlos danger, corrupt, katie hill, new york congressman, new york politics, politics, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 16: Burn this Letter | RuthAnn Aron and Grover Cleveland

    April 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 14 mins
    american politics, corrupt, grover cleveland, maryland politics, montgomery county planning board, montgomery county politics, murder for hire, politics, presidential scandals, ruthann aron, true crime, us politics, us presidents
  • Episode 15: Magical Vagina | Rick Scott and Louis Kealoha and Katherine Kealoha

    April 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 45 mins
    american politics, coronavirus, coronavirus relief bill, corrupt, florida politics, hawaii politics, honolulu deputy prosecutor, honolulu police chief, katherine kealoha, louis kealoha, medicare fraud, politics, rick scott, true crime, us politics, us senator
  • Episode 14: Find a Hobby, Bro! | Kiah Morris and Byron Looper

    April 1st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 25 mins
    american politics, bennington county, bennington county police, byron looper, corrupt, corrupt politicians, discrimination, kiah morris, max misch, murdered politicians, politics, putnam county, putnam county politics, racial bias, tax assessor, tennessee politics, tommy burks, true crime, us politics, vermont politics
  • Episode 13: Don't Drink the Kool-Aid | Dan White and Robert "Say" McIntosh

    March 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 secs
    arkansas politics, bill clinton, california politics, corrupt politics, dan white, george moscone, harvey milk, little rock, little rock politics, murdered politician, politics, robert "say" mcintosh, san francisco, san francisco board of supervisors, san francisco politics, say mcintosh
  • Episode 12: Patient Zero | Mark Ciavarella and Newt Gingrich

    March 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 39 mins
    american politics, corrupt, court of common pleas, kids for cash, luzerne county, mark ciavarella, newt gingrich, partisan divide, politics, speaker of the house, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 11: Gummy Brain | Phillip Giordano and George Washington's Teeth

    March 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 mins
    american politics, connecticut, connecticut politics, corrupt, dental problems, dentures, first president, founding fathers, george washington, philip giordano, politics, true crime, us politics, waterbury, wooden teeth
  • Episode 10: Schlemiel Schlimazel | Willie J. Junior and Gary George

    March 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 19 mins
    american politics, corrupt, escambia county, florida politics, politics, senator gary george, true crime, us politics, willie j. junior, wisconsin politics
  • Episode 9: Baby Bing | David Vitter and Ray Blanton

    February 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 41 secs
    american politics, clemency, conspiracy, corrupt, david vitter, dc madam, louisiana, mail fraud, pardons, political scandal, politics, ray blanton, scandal, tennessee, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 8: Shrimp Boy | Leland Yee and James Garfield

    February 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    assassination, california, civil war, gun trafficking, james garfield, leland yee, murder, presidency, san francisco, shrimp boy, washington dc
  • Episode 7: Brad Pitt 4-Ever | Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat and Timothy Nolan

    February 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 mins
    campbell county, cindy gamrat, corrupt politics, corruption, human trafficking, kentucky, kentucky politics, michigan, michigan politics, politics, school board, timothy nolan, todd courser
  • Episode 6: Throw a Chair | Edward Burke and Edward King

    February 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 22 mins
    alderman, american politics, chicago, commissioner sankey, corrupt, corrupt politics, edward burke, illinois, iowa, mayor edd king, mayor edward king, mt. pleasant, politics, racketeering, ralph orin davis, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 5: The Anonymous Letter | HIV/AIDS Crisis and Frank Tassone

    January 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 4 mins
    aids, american politics, cdc, corrupt, frank tassone, gay community, hiv, hiv/aids, larry kramer, lgbtq, nassau county, new york, politics, roslyn county, roslyn county schools, san fransisco, scott calonico, superintendent, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 4: Beam Me Up, Mr. Speaker | Cornelia "Cora" Knutson and James "Jimbo" Traficant

    January 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 11 secs
    american politics, beam me up, congress, corrupt, coya knutson, james traficant, mahonig valley, minnesota, minnesota house, ohio, ohio mob, pennsylvania mob, politics, true crime, us congress, us house of representatives, us politics, youngstown
  • Episode 3: Like Evil Idiots | Louis "Bill" Conradt, Jr. and David Cimperman

    January 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 13 mins
    amsterdam oh, corrupt cops, corrupt politics, dateline nbc, david cimperman, louis bill conradt, politics, rockland county texas, small town politics, sting, true crime, usa network investigation
  • Episode 2: Sweet Communion I William Preston Taulbee and Budd Dwyer

    January 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 15 secs
    ap, bribery, budd dwyer, capitol building, charles kincaid, dc politics, dick thormburgh, harrisburg, kentucky politics, meadville, pennsylvania politics, politics, william preston taulbee

    Hillary and Tina cover former Kentucky House Representative William Preston Taulbee and Pennsylvania State Treasurer Budd Dwyer.