Sam Stein on his Candidate Confessional podcast, and Mike’s new workout routine.

When Discussing Political Campaigns, Is Anyone More Forthcoming Than the Losers?

When Discussing Political Campaigns, Is Anyone More Forthcoming Than the Losers?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
March 1 2016 4:52 PM

This Podcast Is for Losers

What can we learn about our political system from Howard Dean, Michele Bachmann, and Newt Gingrich?

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Michele Bachmann addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in 2012 in Washington, D.C.

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Listen to Episode 445 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On The Gist, do we have more to learn from losers than winners? Huffington Post senior politics editor Sam Stein joins us to share the stories behind his podcast Candidate Confessional. For the Spiel, Mike reveals his workout secrets.

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