Full episode 642: The Impossible Dream Act Four It’s Our Prerogative Share a clip ByZoe Chace The government shuts down, and Flake tries to get the senate to ignore what the White House wants. Unsuccessfully. Yet he presses on. (10 minutes) Song:“Some Days” by Sturgill Simpson More in PoliticsView all 724: Personal Recount Nov. 13, 2020 Act One: The Signs, They are a Changin’ Reporter Lizzie Johnson calls her grandpa after he unexpectedly changes his mind about something. (9 minutes) 723: Squeaker Nov. 6, 2020 Act Four: Detroit Emanuele Berry talks to Khalilah, who got involved as a poll watcher this year and ended up inside a national news story. (7 minutes) 723: Squeaker Nov. 6, 2020 Act One: Virginia Reporter Mike Giglio follows a group of militia members as they prepare to heed President Trump’s call and watch polling locations for signs of trouble on Election Day. More by Zoe ChaceView all 678: The Wannabes July 5, 2019 Wannabes Five Producer Zoe Chace and Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel spin through some greatest hits of their weekend in Iowa once more, and Weigel reflects on what’s about to come next in the presidential race. 678: The Wannabes July 5, 2019 Wannabes One Weigel and Zoe drop in on two candidates desperately trying to break out of the one percent. 669: Scrambling to Get Off the Ice Mar. 1, 2019 Act One: New Sheriffs in Town Jerry Nadler and other democrats in the House Judiciary Committee were anticipating their first major public appearance – and show of power – since winning back the house in November.