Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

Latest Episodes

Pandemic Panic: Trump’s COVID Crack-Up (with John Heilemann)

July 1, 2020 - 1:00:50
This week the Hacks welcome back John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus and The Recount. We cover Covid's resurgence in red states and...

Tirades in Tulsa (with Robert Gibbs)

June 23, 2020 - 58:16
This week, Axe and Murphy are joined by former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. We talk Trump’s Tulsa tirade and what the...

The President of Lawlessness and Disorder (with Alex Wagner)

June 16, 2020 - 53:59
Axe and Murphy are joined this week by Alex Wagner of Showtime’s “The Circus” and CBS News.Trumpworld is in turmoil as civil rights...

About The Show

Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, battle-tested operatives will be sitting on bar stools along the trail, sharing war stories and unique, sometimes uproarious cuts on the latest developments. Hacks on Tap is your invitation to join two of the best. Campaign veterans Axelrod and Murphy will take listeners deep inside the top level of American politics. These seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and the horrible calamities no one saw coming. Who better to narrate this momentous race? So pull up a stool and join us!

More Episodes

Pandemic Panic: Trump’s COVID Crack-Up (with John Heilemann)

July 1, 2020 - 1:00:50
This week the Hacks welcome back John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus and The Recount. We cover Covid's resurgence in red states and...

Tirades in Tulsa (with Robert Gibbs)

June 23, 2020 - 58:16
This week, Axe and Murphy are joined by former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. We talk Trump’s Tulsa tirade and what the...

The President of Lawlessness and Disorder (with Alex Wagner)

June 16, 2020 - 53:59
Axe and Murphy are joined this week by Alex Wagner of Showtime’s “The Circus” and CBS News.Trumpworld is in turmoil as civil rights...

Protests, Polling, and Provisions (with Phil Rosenthal)

June 9, 2020 - 43:19
Joining Murphy at the helm this week is Phil Rosenthal, television writer, producer, and creator of Netflix’s “Somebody Feed Phil.” This...

A Nation Grieves and the President Seethes (with Robert Gibbs)

June 3, 2020 - 57:21
Axe and Murphy are joined this week by former Obama White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. We discuss the grief and outrage gripping...

Masks and Gaffes (with John Heilemann)

May 27, 2020 - 58:01
Axe and Murphy are joined by guest hack John Heilemann of The Recount and Showtime’s The Circus. This week we unpack the latest polling,...