Hacks on Tap with David Axelrod and Mike Murphy

Latest Episodes

All's Fair in Love and Warren

October 16, 2019
The fourth Democratic presidential debate is behind us and the hacks are here to break it all down. All eyes are on Liz Warren as she...

Great and Unmatched... Wisdom (with John Heilemann)

October 9, 2019
The Hacks are back from their jaunt to Austin and itching to dig into the latest. Hill Republicans and Democrats alike are in a tizzy...

Hacks Live from Austin with Karl Rove

September 30, 2019
The Hacks reunite LIVE at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, TX. This time, they’re joined by super-hack Karl Rove — former Senior...

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

All's Fair in Love and Warren

October 16, 2019
The fourth Democratic presidential debate is behind us and the hacks are here to break it all down. All eyes are on Liz Warren as she...

Great and Unmatched... Wisdom (with John Heilemann)

October 9, 2019
The Hacks are back from their jaunt to Austin and itching to dig into the latest. Hill Republicans and Democrats alike are in a tizzy...

Hacks Live from Austin with Karl Rove

September 30, 2019
The Hacks reunite LIVE at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, TX. This time, they’re joined by super-hack Karl Rove — former Senior...

Hard Rain from Ukraine and Boarding the Bus with Mayor Pete Buttigieg

September 24, 2019
From whistleblowers to whistlestops, Axe and Murphy are chewing over the latest call for impeachment, Rep. Joe Kennedy, and new polling...

More Debates and 10,000 Takes with Sen. Amy Klobuchar

September 16, 2019
The Hacks are back after a Democratic debate with no shortage of talking points: Castro put Biden on blast, Betsy from Oklahoma ditched...

Houston, We Have a Preview

September 11, 2019
The Hacks are back in the run-up to Thursday’s debate. And the stage in Houston will be packed with TEN candidates—so what does each...