Radio Free GOP With Mike Murphy

Radio Free GOP With Mike Murphy
The real inside dope on the political game from the real players who know it best.

Free Sample — The Post-Debate Special From Hacks On Tap
Jun 28, 2019 • 36 min
A free sample of Mike Murphy’s new podcast with David Axelrod! Campaign veterans David Axelrod and Mike Murphy take you deep inside the very top level of American politics with a degree of insight and knowledge you’re not going to get from Twitter.…
Radio Free GOP Mini: Coming Soon! Hacks On Tap!
Jun 9, 2019 • 6 min
For you podcast political junkies, my old pal David Axelrod and I are launching “Hacks on Tap”, a weekly “what’s really going on in the campaign” podcast. Imagine this… you walk, or stumble, into an insiders’ bar on the campaign trail and join Axe and me…
Radio Free GOP Mini: So You Need 100 Million?
Feb 24, 2019 • 68 min
Big time fundraisers explain how the Presidential money game really works. A USC Center for the Political Future panel with Mike Murphy, Bob Shrum, Amb Lou Sussman and Jack Oliver.
Amazon Crime, Art of the Surrender and Globe Trotting with Amb. Frank Lavin
Feb 18, 2019 • 85 min
Amazon flees, Trump folds, the Dems start their engines and Howard Schultz feels the boil. We’ll talk about all that and even pine a bit for the olden days of the Reagan White House with my pal, Asia expert and GOP political veteran Amb Frank Lavin. It’s…
We’re Baaaack: The 2018 Holiday Spectacular Slash Bottle Show!
Dec 22, 2018 • 76 min
To end 2018 on a bang, we broke out the resistance shovel and dug up our trusty Radio Free GOP transmitter for a special Happy Holiday Post Election Spectacular. Mike sorts through the rubble of the 2018 election, insults the President’s son and has a…
Aftermath: When The Smart Guys Aren’t So Smart
Nov 9, 2016 • 87 min
Amongst the smoldering rubble of a prediction gone wrong, Mike and his guests talk about the Trump upset, how it happened , how it was missed by nearly everyone and what the future of the GOP will be under President Donald J Trump. With special guests…
You’ve Got (Bad) Mail with Pollster Neil Newhouse
Nov 2, 2016 • 78 min
Hillary’s email headaches give her poll numbers a hit. Trump manages to keep himself out of the news cycle. Mike Murphy does some electoral college projections. And finally, an informative interview GOP pollster Neil Newhouse about how polling works….
Halloween Horrors & Comedian Dana Gould
Oct 25, 2016 • 77 min
A prediction of things to come in the last two weeks of the 2016 Presidential election, and a hilarious discussion of horrors (political and otherwise) with comedian Dana Gould.
Trump’s Spiral and Inside The Circus!
Oct 18, 2016 • 67 min
Why Trump continues to spiral and double down on grievance rhetoric, plus an interview with Mark McKinnon, political consultant and producer of the Showtime series “The Circus.”
Show Trials! And the Axe, David Axelrod
Oct 11, 2016 • 98 min
A debate recap with Democratic super strategist David Axelrod. Plus, host Mike Murphy calls for show trials after the election to account for pols who won’t break from Trump!
Trump Thumpin’ and… Bob Shrum
Oct 5, 2016 • 81 min
Trump’s tax tangle and an interview with legendary Democratic consultant and speech writer Bob Shrum.
Trump Debate Disastah!
Sep 27, 2016 • 69 min
Trump takes the bait! The one trick pony runs out of tricks! Get a fresh recap of the debate with Mike Murphy and Mark Leibovich of The New York Times Magazine, on location at a coffee shop in the heart of NYC. Hot off the presses!
Poll Panic! Can Trump Win? Plus A Paul Begala Interview
Sep 21, 2016 • 83 min
There’s a panic attack growing in the Democratic party over tightening poll numbers! We preview the first mega debate next week at Hofstra University and interview old pro Democratic hand Paul Begala on Hillary Clinton, debate prepping and how he got…
Hillary’s Hiccup & A Polling Panic
Sep 14, 2016 • 89 min
Hillary’s health hiccup, a pox on polling panics and our interview with GOP ad whiz and former Roger Ailes deputy Larry McCarthy.
A Trumpa-novella and the 2,000 Year Old Spot
Sep 7, 2016 • 80 min
A Labor Day update on the Orange Menace and his fiesta-less trip to Mexico. Plus an interview with Republican media consultant Chris Mottola where we unearth the most secret political radio ad ever made!
Trump-angulation on Immigration & Trade Policy With Robert Zoellick
Aug 31, 2016 • 73 min
Trump Trump-angulates on immigration! Hear all about the latest short, orange con. And we have some grown-up time, discussing the politics of trade policy with Robert Zoellick.
Trump Hearts Soccer Moms? & Robert Costa of The Washington Post
Aug 24, 2016 • 70 min
We talk Trump campaign shake up 3.0, Hillary’s cash ‘n’ carry crown Prince and an interview with Washington Post Trumplinologist Robert Costa.
Trump’s Pivot To Nowhere & Super Pollster Mark Mellman
Aug 17, 2016 • 64 min
Trump makes an amazing pivot — to nowhere! And host Mike Murphy predicts “something big” is coming from the Trump camp. We also discuss sandbagging the senate and Mike gives away the ingredients for his just-add-water walk away from Trump recipe….
Poll-a-palooza & The Orange Menace Brings People Together
Aug 8, 2016 • 67 min
Trump does the impossible, bringing long time feuding consultants Mike Murphy & Stuart Stevens together! Plus, poll-a-palooza! What all the new polls really mean! And the state of the presidential race post-convention. Stevens also discusses his…
Democratic Convention Recap
Aug 1, 2016 • 65 min
Mike Murphy recaps the Democratic Convention. Then he discusses Trump’s latest meltdown and discusses whether or not Trump might still pull the plug on his campaign. Plus an in-depth interview with The High Command of the Ted Cruz campaign, Chris…
Hope and Fear in Gotham… and Cleveland & Roger Stone
Jul 24, 2016 • 54 min
We wrap up coverage of the GOP Convention, Donald Trump’s speech and interview the Dark Prince of politics; Roger Stone. We had a revealing conversation. Stone talked about how the Trump campaign works internally, how Trump processes information…
From The GOP Convention: Cleveland Crashing & Cops In A Conga Line
Jul 20, 2016 • 49 min
Mike Murphy reports from the GOP convention, or at least from the Harbor Inn bar down the street. Mike analyzes the logistics of the event, missed opportunities, the frenzy in “press alley” and cops in conga lines. And Mike talks with Jonathan Martin…
Trumpzilla Vs. Cleveland, Mitt Romney Pt. II
Jul 14, 2016 • 44 min
Predictions about Trump’s VP pick, analysis of new polling showing a narrow margin between Donald and Hillary and the second part of our candid interview with Mitt Romney, where he finally answers “the mega-question.”
Mitt Romney’s campaign memories, Trump’s Hell Week & Countdown To The Crazy GOP convention
Jul 8, 2016 • 40 min
Premiere episode: Mike Murphy interviews former GOP nominee Mitt Romney, analyzes the impact of Hillary Clinton’s collision with the FBI and looks at the building panic inside the GOP about Donald Trump’s flailing campaign. Get inside the Republican…
Sneak Preview of Radio Free GOP
Jun 24, 2016 • 7 min
Blasting Trump and dreading Hillary, provocative and funny GOP strategist Mike Murphy goes outlaw, tearing into campaign 2016 with topical rants, informed and merciless analysis and key player interviews. Radio Free GOP is where real players from…