If Bernie Sanders were president and why Morning Joe hates Marco Rubio.

How Much Could Bernie Sanders Accomplish as President Without Democrats in Congress?

How Much Could Bernie Sanders Accomplish as President Without Democrats in Congress?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Feb. 22 2016 6:56 PM

Is Bernie’s Agenda More Than Imaginary?

Laying out the likelihood of a Bernie Sanders agenda without an aligned, majority Democratic congress.

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How much governing can the executive branch do alone?

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On The Gist, an important update on the Brexit. Then, William Galston joins us to discuss the practical considerations for executing a Bernie Sanders agenda. Can it be done from the executive branch alone? Galston is a senior fellow in governance studies at Brookings, and a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. For the Spiel, why does Morning Joe hate Marco Rubio?

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.