The Bulwark

A Defining Moment for the GOP

Now that President Trump has declared a national emergency to circumvent Congress and build his wall, Republican legislators face a time for choosing: Support Trump or the rule of law. The upcoming vote on the emergency...

First One In

On today's Bulwark Podcast, Democratic Presidential Candidate John Delaney joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his campaign (he's been running since July of 2017), where he stands on the issues, and where he thinks Americans can find common ground. Special Guest: John Delaney. The latest podcast...

Catering to the Edges

On today's wide-ranging (NSFW) podcast, political strategist Rick Wilson and writer Molly Jong-Fast join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Valentine's Day, the Democrats and their strange obsession with political death, why Reps. Ilhan Omar and AOC are embracing Mean Girls-style politics, the death of Lyndon LaRouche,...

The Devolution of Lindsey Graham

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham has no plans to move bills designed to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his final report from interference by the administration, per a Politico report. My, how things have...

What Is Trump’s Goal with Iran?

The Trump administration has finally broken with the conventional wisdom of managing the Iran problem—a view its predecessors held for years—and decided to take a more aggressive approach. Or at least that’s the conventional wisdom. But...

Could the Democrats Blow it in 2020?

On today's Bulwark Podcast, National Journal's Josh Kraushaar joins Jim Swift and host Charlie Sykes to talk about whether things like the "Green New Deal" and socialized medicine and their role in moving the Democratic party leftewa left will doom the chances Democrats have to win...

Third-Party Fantasyland

The national rolling-out of Howard Schultz’s campaign continued Tuesday night in a prime-time CNN town hall, featuring questions from both host Poppy Harlow and selected members of the live Houston audience. Schultz repeated his themes about the...