The Wave

The Wave
A behind-the-scenes look at the conversations that Washington reporters and politicians are having amongst themselves right now.
The (Democratic) Future is Female
Nov 2, 2018 • 47 min
This election day, there will be over 250 women on the ballot running for the House and Senate, and after the midterms, there’s likely to be more women in office than ever before. It seems Donald Trump has awoken a female majority that is outraged by the…
The Trump Effect
Oct 25, 2018 • 58 min
We explore the effect Donald Trump is having on the midterm elections, the realignment of the parties, and Congress. With Republicans looking to retain the House, we look at how Republicans are navigating questions about Trump and how the President is…
The Pelosi Question
Oct 18, 2018 • 44 min
We explore the question of Nancy Pelosi as the leader of House Democrats. With Democrats looking likely to take back the House, we look at the potential problems she may face in resuming her position as the only woman to ever serve as Speaker of the…
Oct 11, 2018 • 42 min
We explore how gerrymandering might limit Democratic pick ups in the House, and we discuss how Republicans targeted state legislatures in 2010 in order to draw better maps for the GOP. We attempt to answer how much of the GOP’s seat advantage is…
Introducing The Wave
Sep 26, 2018 • 2 min
HuffPost congressional reporter Matt Fuller hosts a nonpartisan, four-part series throughout the month of October focused on the midterm elections. Fuller and his guests — including members of Congress, candidates involved in races, partisan operatives,…