Summary: Checking Up is the companion podcast to the web series Check Mate, hosted by Democratic Strategist and communications consultant Christian Hanley. In the podcast, we'll follow up on the previous week's episode of Check Mate and check in on what people are talking about in politics since then. This is not the place for spin or mudslinging. We're taking the deep dives and getting perspectives on just what is happening to our democracy.
Dissecting the worst of all #SOTU addresses and separating propaganda from fact ahead of 2020.
Howard Schultz, Donald Trump's new best friend
Democrats, whether Progressive or more Center-Left, need to stop attacking each other and work together.
Connecting the dots between the shutdown, Brexit, the latest revelations in the ongoing Russia investigation, and McDonald's in the White House.
Breaking down AOC's totally non-radical tax proposal and staring down the specter of Trump abusing his powers to get his way on the wall.