Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

Latest Episodes

Trump's Peaceful Transfer of Glower (with Rahm Emanuel)

September 25, 2020 - 57:07
Murphy and Gibbs welcome the Honorable Hack/former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to talk about Trump’s comments on election rigging, what...

SCOTUS Scramble (with Bob Shrum)

September 22, 2020 - 56:54
Axe and Murphy are joined this week by Bob Shrum, longtime political consultant, speechwriter, and strategist. The Hacks discuss the...

Lowering the Barr

September 18, 2020 - 1:01:20
Axe is joined by John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus, and Matthew Dowd, Chief Political Analyst at ABC and former chief strategist...

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

Trump's Peaceful Transfer of Glower (with Rahm Emanuel)

September 25, 2020 - 57:07
Murphy and Gibbs welcome the Honorable Hack/former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to talk about Trump’s comments on election rigging, what...

SCOTUS Scramble (with Bob Shrum)

September 22, 2020 - 56:54
Axe and Murphy are joined this week by Bob Shrum, longtime political consultant, speechwriter, and strategist. The Hacks discuss the...

Lowering the Barr

September 18, 2020 - 1:01:20
Axe is joined by John Heilemann of Showtime’s The Circus, and Matthew Dowd, Chief Political Analyst at ABC and former chief strategist...

The Mellman College of Polling Knowledge (with Mark Mellman)

September 15, 2020 - 55:17
You got a polling question? Well, we got your answer! Murphy and Gibbs tap the voluminous knowledge and experience of super pollster...

Playing It Down With Bob

September 11, 2020 - 48:59
Gibbs and Murphy are joined by guest hack Joe Trippi. In this episode, they talk about Trump’s 18 (!!!) interviews with Bob Woodward,...

Coward in Chief (with Stephanie Cutter)

September 9, 2020 - 52:30
Axe and Murphy are joined by Stephanie Cutter, a longtime Democratic operative who most recently produced the 2020 Democratic National...