Three Martini Lunch: Coakley’s Troubles
Jim Geraghty and Greg Corombos discuss GOP Senate hopefuls with small but consistent leads for the November 4 midterms, Martha Coakley’s troubles in the Massachusetts governor’s race, the latest Ebola case, and Michelle Obama’s campaign-trail gaffe. (Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty)
Three Martini Lunch: What a Waste
National Review’s Jim Geraghty joins Greg Corombos to discuss the day’s news. On today’s podcast: Jeanne Shaheen stumbles over whether she support President Obama, ISIS intercepts U.S. weapons headed to the Kurds, Tom Coburn unveils his latest report on government waste, and Jim and Greg look back on four years of Three Martini Lunches.
Three Martini Lunch: A Bigger Amnesty?
National Review’s Andrew joins Greg Corombos to discuss the day’s news. Today’s topics: President Obama calls embattled Red-state senators allies, reports of a larger-than-expected amnesty, and the return of Monica Lewinsky.
Three Martini Lunch: On His Own
National Review’s Eliana Johnson joins Greg Corombos to discuss current events. Today’s topics: Tavis Smiley pours cold water on DNC’s efforts to get out the black vote, Obama plans to cut a nuclear deal with Iran without congressional approval, and Maryland Democrats walk out on a presidential speech.
Three Martini Lunch: State of Blindness
Jim Geraghty and Greg Corombos discuss the day’s news. Today’s topics: Dem strategist Sally Kohn already talking about “moral victories” in the midterms, Michelle Nunn’s numbers on the rise, John Kerry’s continuing blindness on Islamism, and President Obama’s new Ebola “czar.”
Three Martini Lunch: Rocky Mountain High
Jim Geraghty and Greg Corombos discuss the day’s news and trends. Today’s topics: Cory Gardner’s Senate run picks up momentum in Colorado, a Florida governer’s race debate gets sidetracked by a fan, and Ebola craziness from the CDC and Fox News’s Shepard Smith.
Three Martini Lunch: Delaying Tactics
Jim and Greg weigh in on current events. Today’s topics: The Dems pulling out of the Kentucky Senate race; the White House Today won’t disclose the costs for Obama’s massive fundraising trips; and Obama hides major executive actions until after the midterms.
Three Martini Lunch: Counting the Cost
Jim and Greg discuss Big Labor’s lack of motivation to help Dems in the midterms, the CDC’s evolving rhetoric on Ebola, and Hillary Clinton’s pricey speaking fee.
Getting it Right: Facing Ebola
National Review’s Reihan Salam and Patrick Brennan discuss the Ebola outbreak, Capitol Hill politics and Orrin Hatch, the RNC, and constitutional/reform conservatism.
Three Martini Lunch: ISIS in the U.S.A.?
Jim and Greg discuss Rep. Duncan Hunter’s claim that ISIS fighters have been caught entering the U.S. from Mexico, Jimmy Carter tips Obama’s ISIS reponse, and Dems pull funding in many previously competitive House races.
Three Martini Lunch: Sending a Message
Jim and Greg discuss polls showing voters want to send a message of disapproval to Obama and a majority seeing his presidency is a failure, the Turkish prime minister’s complaints about strikes against ISIS, and why Maryland voters don’t like Democratic leadership but will vote for them anyway.
Three Martini Lunch: The Mouth That Roared
National Review’s Jim Geraghty joins guest host Brett Winterble. Today’s topics: David Axelrod says President Obama made a mistake saying his policies are on the ballot in the 2014 midterms; Elijah Cummings says most blacks think Secret Service is not protecting President Obama as much as they would a white president; and Joe Biden goes on a marathon apology tour.
Three Martini Lunch: Irrational Optimism?
National Review’s Jim Geraghty joins guest host Brett Winterble. Today’s topics: Favorable polling for Republicans in the midterm elections, still no travel restrictions in the face of Ebola, and Nancy Pelosi’s irrational optimsim about the midterms.
Three Martini Lunch: Fox News FTW
National Review’s Jim Geraghty and guest host Brett Winterble discuss amazing ratings for Fox News, continuing problems at the Secret Service, and a new addition to the Corombos household.
Three Martini Lunch: Bad Attendance Record
National Review’s Jim Geraghty joins guest host Brett Winterble to discuss new polls showing a close governor’s race in Massachusetts, reports that President Obama is not attending many intelligence briefings, and a string of Secret Service security breaches.
Three Martini Lunch: Prairie Surge
Jim and Greg discuss Iowa senatorial candidate Joni Ernst pulling ahead in the polls, Obama throwing the intel community under the bus over ISIS, and the news media consulting astrologers over Chelsea’s baby.
Three Martini Lunch: Is the Magic Gone?
National Review’s Andrew Johnson joins Greg to discuss how even liberals are tired of President Obama, Milton Wolf possibly endorsing an “independent” candidate, and Chuck Todd’s claim that Eric Holder is not-partisan.
Three Martini Lunch: Tough Talk
Jim and Greg discuss Obama’s tough tone at the UN, Sarah Palin campaigning for Pat Roberts, and the elitism of David Brooks.