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Longtime political commentator and adviser David Axelrod brings his online podcast to TV as CNN airs The Axe Files with David Axelrod. It is a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world. He is the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry joins David for a televised version of the Axe Files to discuss the state of American foreign policy under Donald Trump, whether he's considering a run for the White House in 2020, what he learned from a life of public service, his decorated service in Vietnam, and why he remains hopeful for the future.
David Axelrod interviews Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D) Massachusetts. She's a 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate. They discuss her presidential candidacy, politics, and current issues.
David Axelrod interviews Jeb Bush, a former Republican governor of Florida and 2016 Republican Presidential candidate. They discuss politics, the Bush family legacy, his political career, and his family.
David Axelrod interviews Beto O'Rourke, Democratic Representative from the 16th District of Texas and 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate.
Cory Booker, the New Jersey Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate, joins David for The Axe Files on CNN in this extended conversation about his career in politics and the issues driving his run for the presidency.
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Robert Gates joins David for the Axe Files on CNN to discuss his long career serving eight presidents, his thoughts on global tensions and America's standing in the world today, and his experience with 2020 hopeful Joe Biden.
Pete Buttigieg, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and mayor of South Bend, Indiana, joins David for a televised edition of The Axe Files on CNN. He makes the case for why his executive experience as mayor prepares him for the presidency, talks racial tensions in South Bend and his plan forward, what he learned from his military service in Afghanistan, why he waited until his thirties to come out as gay, and more.
Traveling across Iowa during a whirlwind week of campaigning at the State Fair and beyond, David Axelrod spoke with candidates, organizers, and voters, whose first-in-the-nation votes will define the Democratic race. He heard directly from those voters on the issues that matter to them, what they think about the race and their role in the process. Interviews from the Iowa State Fair with 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Gov. Steve Bullock.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder joins David on the CNN edition of the Axe Files to discuss potential impeachment proceedings, his advice for 2020 candidates, the long-term implications of Trump's attacks on our institutions, and the arc of his historic career which ultimately led him to become the nation's first African American Attorney General.
Harry Reid, former U.S. Senator (D) from Nevada and Senate Majority Leader, sits down with David in Las Vegas, NV for a special televised edition of The Axe Files. In this extended version of the conversation, they talk about his tenure as Senate Majority Leader and how the role has changed under Mitch McConnell's leadership, Reid's unique relationship with Barack Obama, his take on Donald Trump and the impeachment inquiry, and much more.
Cindy McCain joins David for a special televised edition of the Axe Files on CNN to discuss President Trump and the state of the Republican party, her advocacy on human trafficking issues, the toll living a public life took on her and her family, and her mission to carry on the legacy of her husband, the late Senator John McCain
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