Politicking with Larry King Season 2
S02 E01Jun 12, 2014
Dinesh D'Souza Imagines a World Without America in New Book & Documentary Jun 12, 2014 Bestselling author & filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza joins Larry and accuses Obama of intentionally shrinking America's power in the world & opens up about his new book & documentary, which examines whether the U.S. should be seen as a source of pride or shame.
S02 E02Jun 19, 2014
Ben Shapiro Talks About His 'Criminal Case' Against Barack Obama Jun 19, 2014 Bestselling author Ben Shapiro joins Larry to spell out the charges he levels against the president in his new book, "The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration," and why he argues for prosecution over impeachment.
S02 E03Jun 26, 2014
A New Look at the Second Amendment Jun 26, 2014 Author Michael Waldman joins Larry to talk about his book, "The Second Amendment: A Biography." What's the true meaning behind this ambiguous part of the Bill of Rights? Plus, a vet's perspective on the situation in Iraq & the scandal within the V.A.
S02 E04Jul 16, 2014
Former UN Amb. Bill Richardson On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and Why He's Still Not 'Ready for Hillary' Jul 16, 2014 Former UN Amb. Bill Richardson joins Larry with his take on who's right & who's wrong in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why he blames the Tea Party for the humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border. Plus, why he's still not 'Ready For Hillary'
S02 E05Jul 24, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders: America Is Speeding Toward Oligarchy Jul 24, 2014 U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins Larry with a warning about America's not-too-distant future. Plus, will the self-described democratic-socialist make a White House bid? And, his solution for 'corporate deserters,' who flee America to avoid taxes.
S02 E06Jul 31, 2014
Is Special-Interest Spending Killing Democracy? Jul 31, 2014 Filmmaker Carl Deal investigates the money behind the Tea Party, and traces the impact of unlimited election spending by corporations & billionaires. His documentary, 'Citizen Koch,' offers a controversial look at private donors vs. the voting public.
S02 E07Aug 7, 2014
Which Party Has More at Stake in Immigration Battle? Aug 7, 2014 As DC argues over how to reform the U.S. immigration system, members of both parties must consider the political gain & fallout of their votes. But, which party has more to win or lose? Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) & the RNC's Sean Spicer join Larry,
S02 E08Aug 14, 2014
Actor/Director Rob Reiner On How Hollywood Sways Politics Aug 14, 2014 Actor/Director Rob Reiner opens up to Larry King about Hollywood's political influence. Plus, his reaction to Robin Williams's death and his own battle with depression. Also, will he support Hillary again as he did in '08?
S02 E09Aug 21, 2014
Former NATO Commander Wesley Clark On the U.S. Response in Iraq Aug 21, 2014 Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark talks to Larry about American boots back on the ground in Iraq & why he's worried about Ukraine. Plus, his take on the little known Pentagon program beefing up U.S. police forces with excess armament.
S02 E10Aug 28, 2014
Rep. Paul Ryan Worried Obama Doesn't See Defeating ISIS As All-Important to U.S. Interests Aug 28, 2014 Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) tells Larry he wants to hear Obama's strategy to stop ISIS before it attacks the U.S. Plus, his plan for 'The Way Forward' for America, which he lays out in a new book. Then, the Democratic National Committee Chairwoman responds.
S02 E11Sep 11, 2014
Former Bush Insider Says Obama Overwhelmed & Probably Dislikes Being President Sep 11, 2014 George H.W. Bush's former Chief of Staff John Sununu says that before becoming chief executive of the US, Obama never even ran a lemonade stand & he's not sure the president even likes his job. Then, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) on the US reaction to ISIS
S02 E11Sep 4, 2014
Is Marijuana Reparations the Next Step in Pot Legalization Battle? Sep 4, 2014 Should pot legalization come with reparations for communities most damaged by an abandoned war on marijuana? 'Slate' writer Jamelle Bouie makes his Case for Reparations to Larry. Then, fiery Republican Tom Tancredo takes on his party to legalize weed.
S02 E13Sep 18, 2014
What Has the Tea Party Accomplished? Sep 18, 2014 What's next for the Tea Party? And, what has it actually accomplished? Larry talks to Breitbart's Joel Pollak, author of 'Wacko Birds: The Rise & Fall of the Tea Party.' Plus, Obamacare critic Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) says the ACA is failing women.
S02 E14Sep 25, 2014
Clay Aiken On Why He's Quitting Entertainment for Politics Sep 25, 2014 American Idol star Clay Aiken tells Larry about his push to unseat Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), and what Rosie O'Donnell said that motivated him to enter politics. Plus, his views on Obama's response to ISIS & which former Idols are helping his campaign
S02 E15Oct 1, 2014
How Millennials Are Changing Politics As We Know It Oct 1, 2014 At 80 million strong, millennials will make up nearly 40% of the voting population by 2020. Larry takes a look at the impact millennials will have on issues, elections, candidates, political campaigns & the larger socioeconomic structure of the U.S.
S02 E16Oct 9, 2014
Is Obama Playing Politics with National Security? Oct 9, 2014 Former Ambassador Marc Ginsberg blasts President Obama for putting his political agenda over national security needs of the country, and tells Larry why he thinks Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to be the 'groom at every wedding.'
S02 E16Oct 16, 2014
Ron Paul Blasts 'Deeply Flawed' U.S. Foreign Policy Oct 16, 2014 Former Republican congressman & three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul tells Larry how he'd handle ISIS & why he thinks U.S. Foreign Policy is to blame for the group's rise. Plus, he opens up about his son Sen. Rand Paul's White House hopes.
S02 E18Oct 23, 2014
Confused About Our Economy? Morgan Spurlock Breaks It Down for You Oct 23, 2014 Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock joins Larry with a simplified lesson on the economy. And, why he hopes his new film, 'We the Economy,' sheds light on this often misunderstood subject. Then, what Democrats are planning if they retake the House, Nov. 4th.
S02 E19Oct 30, 2014
Dick Morris Explains Fallout With 'Nixonian' Hillary Oct 30, 2014 Former Clinton insider Dick Morris opens up to Larry about his fall from grace with Bill & Hillary, and why he thinks Mrs. Clinton had a hand in Leon Panetta's book that slammed Obama. Plus, his warning about the president's 'dangerous' Power Grab.
S02 E20Nov 6, 2014
Jesse Ventura On the Midterm Aftermath Nov 6, 2014 Former Gov. Jesse Ventura joins Larry with his take on Tuesday's gains for the GOP. What does the outcome of the Midterm elections mean for government gridlock, President Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy, and you?
S02 E21Nov 12, 2014
Rising GOP Star Dr. Ben Carson's Prescription for America Nov 12, 2014 Neurosurgeon-turned-conservative-icon Dr. Ben Carson joins Larry with his assessment of what ails America, and opens up about his rumored 2016 White House bid.
S02 E22Nov 20, 2014
Obama's Potential and Promise vs. Reality Nov 20, 2014 'Meet The Press' moderator & former NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd joins Larry with a reporter's insight on the Obama administration and why he still considers the president a 'Stranger' in The White House.
S02 E23Nov 26, 2014
Ex-CBS Reporter: Spineless Media Bosses Eroding Our First Amendment Nov 26, 2014 Former CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson joins Larry with her personal story of harassment, intimidation and spying by the federal government and about the media bosses who allow government spin to weaken the press's freedom.
S02 E24Dec 4, 2014
Ex-CNN Reporter Peter Arnett: Obama Seems 'Too Cautious' With Foreign Affairs Dec 4, 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-CNN correspondent Peter Arnett joins Larry to assess Obama's handling of ISIS and Afghanistan. Plus, the parallel he sees of present day Baghdad to the turbulent fall of Saigon to North Vietnamese forces.
S02 E25Dec 11, 2014
CIA Interrogation Report Renews Old Debate: Is Torture Ever Justified? Dec 11, 2014 The Senate's 'Torture Report' received global condemnation & leaves DC in turmoil, but not all Americans agree on whether or not torture is justified in a battle with terrorists. A former CIA operative and a Justice Dept. 'whistleblower' respond.
S02 E26Dec 17, 2014
Former Nixon Adviser: Obama Is Now a "Captive" of National Security Community Dec 17, 2014 Former White House Counsel & key witness in the 'Watergate' investigation John Dean tells Larry why Obama was easy prey for America's 'shadow government' of national security agencies. Plus, what he says Obama does that probably has Nixon smiling.
S02 E27Dec 25, 2014
Confused About Our Economy? Morgan Spurlock Breaks It Down for You Dec 25, 2014 Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock joins Larry with a simplified lesson on the economy. And, why he hopes his new film, 'We the Economy,' sheds light on this often misunderstood subject. Then, Jesse Ventura's take government gridlock & U.S. foreign policy.
S02 E28Jan 1, 2015
How Millennials Are Changing Politics As We Know It Jan 1, 2015 At 80 million strong, millennials will make up nearly 40% of the voting population by 2020. Larry takes a look at the impact millennials will have on issues, elections, candidates, political campaigns & the larger socioeconomic structure of the U.S.
S02 E29Jan 8, 2015
Moderate GOPer Chris Shays Says Obama Blinded to Threats; U.S. Less Secure Because of Him Jan 8, 2015 Former Rep. Chris Shays (R-Conn.) tells Larry that Obama wants 'peace' so badly, he's blinded to increasing threats from radical Islamic terrorists. Plus, why he thinks the best years of the Obama presidency will be the next two.
S02 E30Jan 15, 2015
What's America's Takeaway from the Paris Attack? Jan 15, 2015 The newly named Chairwoman of the Senate Sub-Committee on Emerging Threats & Capabilities joins Larry with the lessons learned from the recent Paris attack. Plus, which nation's actions keep her up at night.
S02 E31Jan 22, 2015
Meghan McCain: Dear Mitt Romney, for Your Family's Sake, Don't Run Jan 22, 2015 Author Meghan McCain tells Larry why she's asking Mitt Romney to sit out 2016. And, who she thinks offers the GOP's best chance for a White House win. Plus, 'Rise of ISIS' author Jay Sekulow says the militant group is the richest & deadliest in history.
S02 E32Jan 29, 2015
Emerging Crises from Europe to the Middle East; How Should America Respond? Jan 29, 2015 Instability in Yemen, Saudi Arabia's power change & a famed geopolitical expert's warning of European hotspots, where he says deadly conflicts are due to emerge again. Larry looks at America's response to these & more, plus the rising US-Israeli tensions.
S02 E33Feb 2, 2015
Former Homeland Security Head: Obama's Support for DHS Lacking Feb 2, 2015 Former Sec. of the Dept. of Homeland Security Tom Ridge joins Larry with a warning that Obama's rhetoric on terrorism is harmful to the DHS mission. Plus, who he thinks is the best pick for president in 2016.
S02 E34Feb 5, 2015
The Politics of 'Coded' Race-Baiting Feb 5, 2015 A Berkeley Professor & noted expert on post-civil rights-era racism joins Larry with claims of coded racial appeals politicians use to turn Americans against each other. Plus, the mission to free a Muslim physician held as a political prisoner overseas.
S02 E35Feb 9, 2015
Is Ukraine the Epicenter of a New Cold War With Russia? Feb 9, 2015 Can the crisis in Ukraine be resolved before it ushers in a new Cold War between the West and Russia? The Nation's Stephen F. Cohen joins Larry with his take. Plus, which US president he believes best understood US-Russia relations.
S02 E36Feb 12, 2015
FCC Commissioner Calls 'Net Neutrality" Proposal a Secret Plan to Regulate the Internet Feb 12, 2015 Republican Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai joins Larry with a warning about a proposed 'Net Neutrality' plan, saying 'It's worse than I had imagined.' Then, a look at the rise of the military-internet complex.
S02 E37Feb 17, 2015
Who's Monitoring You? And, Why It Matters. Feb 17, 2015 Is privacy possible in the digital age? You might be shocked to learn just who's following your every move online. Larry helps shine the light on who's monitoring you, what they know, and why it matters, with the author of 'Dragnet Nation.'
S02 E38Feb 19, 2015
Grading Obama's 'College Promise' Proposal Feb 19, 2015 President Obama wants to send millions of students to community college -- tuition free. But, someone has to pay for it. So, who? And, how much? Financial experts join Larry to grade the president's 'College Promise' program.
S02 E39Feb 24, 2015
Why Extremists' Recruiting Efforts Resonate With Some Western Muslim Millennials Feb 24, 2015 As ISIS & Al-Shabaab attempt to recruit new fighters, why are they finding sympathetic ears among some young, western Muslims? And, how big a threat is this to America? Larry takes a look, with the first-ever US Special Rep. to Muslim Communities
S02 E40Mar 3, 2015
Job Growth & Record Wall Street Gains, So Why Is 'The American Dream' So Unaffordable? Mar 3, 2015 Why is the average U.S. person still struggling to afford 'The American Dream,' despite private sector job market growth & record gains on Wall St.? And, how could Facebook be partially to blame? Larry takes a look with financial expert Dave Ramsey.
S02 E41Mar 5, 2015
Nukes, Netanyahu & A New Problem for Hillary Mar 5, 2015 The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur joins Larry to sort through the fallout of Netanyahu's criticism of the Iran nuclear talks. Then, Hillary stuns Dems & gives detractors red meat for 2016 when it's revealed she used personal emails for her government job.
S02 E42Mar 9, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders: Average American Has a Right Be Angry About Economic Plight Mar 9, 2015 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) tells Larry why U.S. workers have a right to be mad about current economic woes, and who he blames. Plus, his take on Hillary's email scandal & a potential White House bid. Then, 'The Wrap's' Itay Hod on Twitter & terrorism.
S02 E43Mar 11, 2015
Robert Reich On USA's 'Race to the Bottom' for Wages & Workers' Rights Mar 11, 2015 Former U.S. Sec. of Labor Robert Reich warns Larry that America is winning the race to the bottom when it comes to job wages & workers' rights. Plus, why he hopes someone stands up to challenge Hillary's march to the Democratic nomination.
S02 E44Mar 17, 2015
Former Sec. of State James Baker Is No Fan of GOP Letter to Iran Mar 17, 2015 Former Sec. of State James A. Baker tells Larry why he's worried about the open letter to Iran from 47 GOP Senators. Plus, after previously supporting two Bush presidencies, is he 'Team Jeb,' or is he hoping for a new name in the race?
S02 E46Mar 24, 2015
Barney Frank Says Obama Was Naive, Biden Is Undisciplined & Boehner Not As Smart As Predecessors Mar 24, 2015 Outspoken Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, the first openly gay member of Congress, talks to Larry about his new memoir, why he wants Elizabeth Warren to stay out of the presidential race & what he really thinks of Pres. Obama and others in Washington, DC.
S02 E46Mar 19, 2015
An Inside Look at ISIS Mar 19, 2015 Is ISIS a staggering threat to the free world? And, can it be stopped? Journalist Benjamin Hall joins Larry with a firsthand account from behind enemy lines of the group's brutality. Then, Emmy-winning writer & actress Judy Gold on "Clinton: The Musical."
S02 E49Mar 30, 2015
Who's to Blame for Obama's Mideast 'Free Fall?' Mar 30, 2015 Obama's former Ambassador to Iraq blasts the president's Mideast policies & puts The White House on defense. How perilous is the situation & who's to blame? Then, the man who measures the public's pulse, Frank Luntz weighs in on the 2016 contenders.
S02 E50Apr 2, 2015
Iran's Untold Story of Women's Rights Apr 2, 2015 Iranian author Nina Ansary takes Larry on a fascinating look at the events that extinguished Iran's once-burgeoning gender equality movement. Then, outspoken & opinionated Democrat Howard Dean on who he's endorsing & why he's so disappointed in Jeb Bush.
S02 E51Apr 8, 2015
PBS Host: Obama Failed Expectations & US Deserves Better Than a 'Queen' Hillary Coronation Apr 8, 2015 PBS host Tavis Smiley tells Larry how Obama hasn't delivered on his promised 'hope & change,' and why he's worried about a Hillary coronation in 2016. Plus, intimate recollections of friend & mentor Maya Angelou from his new book, 'My Journey with Maya.'
S02 E52Apr 9, 2015
Is It Time to Abolish the IRS? Apr 9, 2015 Grover Norquist, head of the influential Americans for Tax Reform tells Larry why it's time to end the IRS before it ends us. Then, was the U.S. 'played' by the Iranian government on the nuke deal? Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) says, 'Yes.'
S02 E53Apr 14, 2015
Lincoln Chafee: Hillary's Iraq War Vote Should Disqualify Her in 2016 Apr 14, 2015 Lincoln Chafee, the Republican-turned-Independent former U.S. Senator & governor of Rhode Island, tells Larry why Hillary's Iraq War vote proves she's not ready for the Oval Office, and why he's taking her on for the Democratic presidential nod.
S02 E54Apr 16, 2015
A Fix for Congress' Partisan Divide? Apr 16, 2015 Congress is in crisis, but are former politicians the key to bridging the partisan divide? Then, changing the way we look at aid to Africa. Grace Hightower De Niro tells Larry about helping Rwandans build economic security by using the global market.
S02 E55Apr 21, 2015
Are U.S. College Campuses the New Breeding Ground for Jihadists? Apr 21, 2015 Is there a war against Jewish people & American democracy on U.S college campuses? New York Times bestselling author David Horowitz joins Larry to warn of a growing militant extremist movement being aided & accepted by centers of higher learning.
S02 E56Apr 22, 2015
A Generation Lost to 'Ideological Thuggery?' Apr 22, 2015 Oscar-winning Actor & activist Richard Dreyfuss joins Larry with a plan to renew American pride & revive 'U.S. Civics' in public education to combat what he calls, 'ideological thuggery.' Then, inside the extravagant party DC doesn't want you to see!
S02 E57Apr 28, 2015
What's in the Secret 28 Pages of the 9/11 Report? Apr 28, 2015 The co-chair of the congressional inquiry into 9/11, retired U.S. Sen. Bob Graham (D-Fla.), tells Larry why he's calling for the release of a still-secret section of the 9/11 investigation, which he says links the Saudi government to the hijackers.
S02 E58May 5, 2015
Inside Drone Warfare: Whose Interests Are Being Served Best? May 5, 2015 Are drones becoming the preferred method of waging war & sanctioned kills? Journalist Andrew Cockburn joins Larry with an inside look at the secret, and imperfect world of drone operations. Plus, whose interests are really best served by this technology?
S02 E59May 6, 2015
Actor Sean Astin On His History With Hillary & His Twitter Feud Over #Baltimore May 6, 2015 Actor & filmmaker Sean Astin ("The Lord of the Rings") tells Larry about the moment Hillary Clinton earned his support & what led to his twitter feud with a fellow actor over the recent violence in Baltimore. Plus, he opens up about "Goonies 2" rumors.
S02 E60May 11, 2015
Mika Brzezinski: Women Should Stop Playing 'Nice' On Salary Issues May 11, 2015 'Morning Joe' co-host & author Mika Brzezinski tells Larry why she's calling on women to demand more in salary negotiations, & about rediscovering her worth after being fired from CBS. Plus, why a Jeb vs. Hillary race leaves her less than enthused.
S02 E61May 14, 2015
Why It May Be Time to End America's Two-Party System May 14, 2015 Is the electorate being cheated out of some outstanding potential presidents by a rigged duopoly? Larry takes a look at the shocking stronghold the Democratic & Republican parties have on limiting voters' choices for the world's most powerful position.
S02 E62May 18, 2015
Future Crimes: The Flip Side of High Tech May 18, 2015 Corporations, criminals & governments are increasingly turning technology against us. But how vulnerable are we? Larry examines the flip-side of our digital dependence & the surprising risks we expose ourselves to each day
S02 E63May 21, 2015
With Focus On ISIS, Is U.S. Ignoring Threats from China? May 21, 2015 While DC & the Pentagon are consumed with the war against ISIS, an increasing number of national security experts urge America to wake up to the threats posed by China. Larry takes a look at what's behind these warnings & how Washington is reacting.
S02 E64May 26, 2015
Larry Flynt On What He Really Thinks of Hillary Clinton May 26, 2015 Larry Flynt, the outspoken king of the 'Hustler' empire & free speech crusader, tells Larry what he really thinks about Hillary Clinton. Plus, why he considers himself a feminist -- of sorts.
S02 E65May 27, 2015
Willie Brown: Hillary Clinton Would Be President if She'd Listened to Bill in 2008 May 27, 2015 Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown tells Larry that Hillary's reluctance to take Bill Clinton's advice early on in her 2008 campaign likely cost her the Oval Office. Plus, why he thinks Mrs. Clinton should choose a woman as her 2016 running mate.
S02 E66Jun 2, 2015
Ron Paul On Why Rand Has a Better Shot at White House Than He Did Jun 2, 2015 Former Republican congressman & three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul tells Larry why his son Sen. Rand Paul stands a better chance at winning the presidency then he did. Plus, what he really thinks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
S02 E67Jun 4, 2015
Was America Really Founded As a 'Christian Nation'? Jun 4, 2015 Most Americans believe the U.S. was founded as a Christian nation. But, is this merely a myth? Larry talks with the author of a new book claiming 'Corporate America' invented 'Christian America,' and how that has defined & divided our politics since.
S02 E68Jun 11, 2015
Michael Reagan: Duggar/Hastert Sex Scandals Expose Evangelicals' Hypocrisy Jun 11, 2015 Michael Reagan, the son of former Pres. Ronald Reagan & a survivor of sexual abuse, joins Larry to blast Christian-conservatives for hypocrisy over the Josh Duggar & Dennis Hastert sex scandals. Plus, what's behind his pledge to vote for Hillary
S02 E69Jun 15, 2015
Have You Heard About the American Raising a Christian Army to Stop ISIS? Jun 15, 2015 A self-proclaimed freedom fighter from Baltimore is attempting to raise & train a Christian army to fight ISIS in Iraq. Larry examines the latest in this bizarre story. Plus, the House Democrat who wonders why Bernie Sanders is so mum on immigration.
S02 E71Jun 22, 2015
John Sununu: Trump Could Cheapen GOP Debates to Reality Show Status Jun 22, 2015 John Sununu, former Chief of Staff for Pres. Bush-41, joins Larry to warn the GOP that allowing Donald Trump in the primary debates over other serious, but lesser-known candidates smacks of reality TV. Plus, why he says Biden may still make a 2016 run.
S02 E72Jun 26, 2015
Margaret Cho On How Bernie Sanders Captured Her Heart Jun 26, 2015 Comedian & activist Margaret Cho opens up to Larry about her 'crush' on 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, and talks about Hollywood's issues with ageism & sexism. Then, how Hillary Clinton is getting her social media groove on.
S02 E73Jun 30, 2015
Is Our Prison System Failing Us? Jun 30, 2015 How can the "land of the free" also be home to the world's largest prison system, with a 40% recidivism rate despite spending billions on rehabilitation programs. Producer Matthew Cooke tells Larry why putting people in jail is not the best solution.
S02 E74Jul 15, 2015
Dalai Lama: World Would Be Safer With More Women Leaders Jul 15, 2015 The Dalai Lama tells Larry why he believes we'd have less violence if more women were in charge, and gives his opinion of current world leaders. Plus, Gary Hart explores the disconnect between America's founding principles & today's political scene.
S02 E75Jul 16, 2015
Will 2016 Be the Year of the 'Anti-Establishment' Candidates? Jul 16, 2015 With Bernie Sanders drawing huge crowds & Donald Trump stealing headlines from his GOP rivals, will 2016 be the year of the anti-establishment candidate? Larry takes a look. Then, the first Hispanic U.S. Poet Laureate shares his words of power & passion.
S02 E76Jul 21, 2015
Russell Simmons: End 'Mandatory Minimums' Jul 21, 2015 Hip-Hop mogul & activist Russell Simmons tells Larry about his fight to reform the U.S. justice system & end America's War on Drugs. Plus, why he believes his inner-city arts programs are saving lives.
S02 E77Jul 22, 2015
The Iran Nuclear Deal's Long Shadow Over 2016 Race Jul 22, 2015 Larry takes a look at the implications the Iran nuclear deal will have on the next presidential election. Plus, how the deal may create an unintended conventional arms race in the region. Then, what's next for US-Cuba relations?
S02 E78Jul 28, 2015
Green Party's Jill Stein: Nearly Half of Electorate Embracing Third Party Ideals Jul 28, 2015 Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein tells Larry why she thinks more & more Americans are rejecting the 'corporate' stronghold of our 2-party system & embracing third party options. Plus, Dem. Lincoln Chafee bets Biden will jump in the race.
S02 E79Jul 30, 2015
How the "Selfie" Voter Is Changing the Nature of Politics Jul 30, 2015 Author Kristen Soltis Anderson joins Larry with an eye-opening look at America's shifting demographics & how tech-trends & digital footprints are being used to lead Millennials into the voting booth. Then, has the western world failed Syria?
S02 E80Aug 5, 2015
Ex-CIA Agent Valerie Plame: What Does Trump Know About Foreign Affairs? Aug 5, 2015 Former CIA operative Valerie Plame joins Larry with her take on the Iran nuclear deal & questions Donald Trump's Foreign Affairs credentials. Then, will he or won't he? Larry explores a possible White House bid by Joe Biden.
S02 E81Aug 11, 2015
What Today's Politicians Can Learn from Richard M. Nixon Aug 11, 2015 Acclaimed journalist Evan Thomas joins Larry to peel back the layers on one of America's most paradoxical presidents, Richard M. Nixon. What lessons should contemporary leaders learn from our 37th president. Plus, the 2016 candidate who's most like Nixon.
S02 E82Aug 12, 2015
Can the GOP Recapture Reagan's Optimism? Aug 12, 2015 Economist & American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks joins Larry with his road map for the GOP to revamp their uncompassionate image & reclaim the message of optimism that propelled Ronald Reagan to two White House wins.
S02 E83Aug 18, 2015
Can Science Explain Root Causes of Unequal Justice System? Aug 18, 2015 Lady Justice is supposed to be blind, but is she psychologically programed with biases that undermine our entire criminal justice system? The author of "Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice" joins Larry with a warning for all Americans.
S02 E84Aug 20, 2015
Another Prominent Dem Rejects Obama's Iran Deal Aug 20, 2015 Two powerful Democrats, U.S. Senators Menendez & Schumer, oppose the president's Iran nuclear deal. Should The White House be worried? Larry talks about it with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY). Then, the horrible track record for candidates like Trump.
S02 E85Aug 25, 2015
The Iran Nuke Agreement: Is 'No Deal' Better Than Obama's Deal? Aug 25, 2015 Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice Jay Sekulow joins Larry to explain why not having an Iran nuclear deal is better than President Obama's 'bad' deal. Plus, Hollywood legends Robert Redford and Nick Nolte discuss climate change.
S02 E87Sep 2, 2015
ISIS Already Recruiting the Next Generation of Jihadis Sep 2, 2015 As ISIS systematically recruits child soldiers into its ranks, can the international community effectively halt terrorists from radicalizing children into jihadis? Larry takes a look. Then, a former Lost Boy of Sudan's story of rescue & redemption.
S02 E89Sep 15, 2015
U.S. Spies Say Intel Reports Being Doctored to Show False Progress Against ISIS Sep 15, 2015 Is U.S. Intelligence being 'cooked' to paint a rosier picture of the war against ISIS? Journalist Shane Harris joins us with his shocking report on the "revolt of the spies." Then, what does the allegation mean for the anti-ISIS mission & The White House?
S02 E90Sep 17, 2015
Is Hillary's Tough Talk On Iran Harming Obama's Nuclear Deal? Sep 17, 2015 "The Nation's" Katrina vanden Heuvel tells Larry why she's taking many Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, to task for what she calls their hawkish stance toward Iran & the nuclear deal. Will they help kill the agreement, even if unintentionally?
S02 E91Sep 21, 2015
Fmr. US Ambassador to the UN: Refugee Crisis Is Europe's Problem to Solve Sep 21, 2015 Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson tells Larry that Obama is right to increase the number of Syrian refugees America takes in, but European countries must work together to end the suffering of the millions of migrants fleeing war.
S02 E92Sep 24, 2015
Hungary's US Spokesman: EU Has Its 'Head in the Sand' On Migrant Crisis Sep 24, 2015 Hungary's newly hired US spokesman, former US Rep. Connie Mack (R-FL), blasts the European Union's plan to distribute migrants among member countries, and he tells Larry that Obama is partly responsible for the refugee crisis by 'failing to act' on Syria.
S02 E93Sep 29, 2015
GOP Candidate Jim Gilmore: US Economy Too Fragile to Take in Hordes of Syrian Refugees Sep 29, 2015 Presidential candidate & former Republican Governor of Virginia Jim Gilmore tells Larry why he thinks the U.S. must limit the number of refugees it takes in from the migrant crisis plaguing Europe. Plus, his solution for a troubled Middle East.
S02 E94Oct 1, 2015
Famed Obama Speechwriter: Hillary Failing to Convey Vision for the U.S. Oct 1, 2015 Pres. Obama's former chief speechwriter, Jon Favreau, tells Larry about Hillary Clinton's missed opportunity to sell her vision for America's future. But, is it too late? Then, a former RNC spokesman on why Trump will not win the GOP nomination.
S02 E95Oct 5, 2015
Has America Abdicated Its Leadership Role in World Affairs? Oct 5, 2015 Is Russia's intervention in the Syria conflict a sign of America's weakness? And, will the perception of US disengagement in world affairs embolden others to launch surprises of their own with no concern about America's response? Larry takes a look.
S02 E96Oct 7, 2015
'Draft Biden' Group: 'Joe, Run,' But Not 'Til After First Dem. Debate Oct 7, 2015 The group behind the "Draft Biden" movement released an emotional ad urging the vice president to enter the 2016 race, but a group insider tells Larry why he hopes Biden waits until after the first Democratic Primary Debate to announce.
S02 E97Oct 13, 2015
U.S. Shutters Its Failed Training Program For Syrian Rebels. So, Now What? Oct 13, 2015 What's next for America's involvement in the Syria Crisis & the war against the Islamic State? Larry takes a look with security & terrorism expert Aaron Cohen. Then, the widening partisan divide over U.S Foreign Policy. Can anyone bridge the gap?
S02 E98Oct 14, 2015
Can U.S. Diplomacy Calm Intensifying Israeli-Palestinian Violence? Oct 14, 2015 Amid new waves of violence in Israel, U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry is dispatched to the region to help defuse tensions. But, will diplomacy work or is a third intifada inevitable? Larry takes a look. Then, displacing hopelessness in an African slum.
S02 E99Oct 20, 2015
Obama Delays Afghan Withdrawal, But Is That Enough to Sustain Fight? Oct 20, 2015 Pres. Obama reverses his plan to have U.S. troops out of Afghanistan before he leaves office, but is that enough to ensure success there? Larry takes a look. Then, "2 Live Crew" lead Luther Campbell on his free speech fight to rap as nasty as he wants.
S02 E100Oct 21, 2015
Patrick Kennedy Tells All: Addiction, Mental Illness & Famous Family's Struggles Oct 21, 2015 Patrick Kennedy, former Congressman & son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, tells Larry about his battles with addiction & mental illness & opens up about his famous father's personal struggles following the assassinations of his brothers JFK & RFK.
S02 E101Oct 26, 2015
Hillary vs. Bernie: Is Nomination Fight Taking Negative Turn? Oct 26, 2015 Hillary Clinton improves her poll numbers, but do recent criticisms & sharp jabs between her & Bernie Sanders mean the Democratic primary is about to get ugly? Then, the shocking story of the British-born Islamic fighter with the Hollywood connection.
S02 E102Oct 29, 2015
Inside "The Clintons' War On Women" Oct 29, 2015 Bestselling author & political operative Roger Stone alleges a long campaign of intimidation, assaults & cover-ups by Bill & Hillary Clinton in new his book, "The Clintons' War on Women." Plus, what the former Trump aid now says about his former boss
S02 E103Nov 3, 2015
Michael Savage: Only Trump Can Beat Hillary Clinton Nov 3, 2015 Radio Talker Michael Savage tells Larry why no one but Donald Trump can stop Hillary Clinton from a 2016 win. Plus, his warning of a future America with no borders, no language & no representation, & the solutions he offers in his book "Government Zero."
S02 E104Nov 5, 2015
A Look Inside the Life, Legacy & Complex Nature of 'The Diplomat' Richard Holbrooke Nov 5, 2015 In "The Diplomat," filmmaker David Holbrooke details his father Amb. Richard Holbrooke's triumphs & defeats during his 50-year career in U.S. Foreign Policy, spanning Vietnam to Afghanistan. He also recounts his dad's frustrations with Obama's White House
S02 E105Nov 10, 2015
UK Green Party Leader: Cap CEO Salaries at 10x His/Her Lowest Paid Worker Nov 10, 2015 Larry's in London, where Natalie Bennett, Green Party of England & Wales leader explains her party's manifesto, including capping private sector salaries & a proposed 'Robin Hood Tax.' Plus, why she likes America's Bernie Sanders.
S02 E108Nov 17, 2015
David Brock: No Political Playbook Exists About How to Deal With Donald Trump Nov 17, 2015 "Media Matters" founder David Brock tells Larry why Donald Trump's candidacy confounds traditional political rules. Plus, why Brock says a Hillary Clinton presidency will not be a third Obama term.
S02 E109Nov 19, 2015
Lindsey Graham: Paris Attacks Will Alter 2016 Race Nov 19, 2015 GOP presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tells Larry why the terrorist attacks in Paris have changed everything about the 2016 White House race & likely serve as a wake-up call to voters about who becomes the next Commander-in-Chief.
S02 E110Nov 24, 2015
Can You Be Both Pro-Gun & Pro-Life? Nov 24, 2015 Larry is joined by the duo behind the new documentary, "The Armor Of Light," which follows an anti-abortion, evangelical minister & the mother of a teenage shooting victim who ask, is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life?
S02 E111Dec 3, 2015
Gen. Wesley Clark: Political Resolve, Not U.S. Boots On the Ground, Will Stop ISIS Dec 3, 2015 Former NATO Supreme Commander, Gen. Wesley Clark, tells Larry that victory against the Islamic State can only happen by building a coalition of disparate governments & factions and getting each to agree on the political future of Syria & Pres. Assad.
S02 E113Dec 8, 2015
Are Obama's ISIS Policies & Promises Enough for a Frightened Nation? Dec 8, 2015 Pres. Obama says the U.S. will destroy the Islamic State, but critics slam his Oval Office address for being long on promises & short on details. Larry gets perspective from a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee & a former CIA officer.
S02 E114Dec 10, 2015
Obama's ISIS Strategy: Why Even Some Dems Are Underwhelmed Dec 10, 2015 A majority of Americans dislike Pres. Obama's response to ISIS & other threats to US security. Even some Democrats are left wanting more. Former Obama spokesman Ben Labolt joins Larry with his take. Then, is Trump jeopardizing GOP's control of Congress?
S02 E115Dec 15, 2015
Trump Blames Hillary for Rise of ISIS Dec 15, 2015 Donald Trump blames Hillary Clinton for the rise of the Islamic State & Syria's civil war, based on her actions as Secretary of State. Hillary's former spokesman joins Larry to answer the charge. Then, Wayne Allyn Root on why he's endorsing Trump.
S02 E116Dec 17, 2015
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Trump: Stop Dividing U.S. With Religious Bigotry Dec 17, 2015 NBA champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins Larry with the latest on his feud with Donald Trump & blasts the GOP front-runner's campaign rhetoric.
S02 E117Dec 22, 2015
Can ISIS Be Stopped Without Large-Scale U.S. Troop Deployments? Dec 22, 2015 Are air strikes & advisers enough to stop the Islamic State, or will it take another massive deployment of U.S. boots on the ground? Larry takes a look with the author of "The Rise Of Isis: A Threat We Can't Ignore."
S02 E118Dec 29, 2015
How 360-Degree Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing War Coverage Dec 29, 2015 War correspondent & Co-founder of "Freelance Society Productions" Christian Stephen takes Larry inside the Syrian city of Aleppo, via a new 360-degree virtual reality application that places the viewer on the streets of this war-torn city.
S02 E119Jan 5, 2016
Peter Arnett: Roots of ISIS Date Back to Jimmy Carter Era Jan 5, 2016 Former CNN correspondent Peter Arnett tells Larry that present-day ISIS emerged from Islamic radicalism that began with the ouster of the Shah of Iran & takeover of the American embassy in Tehran in the late 1970's.
S02 E120Jan 7, 2016
Bill Richardson: U.S. Needs 'New Thinking,' and 'New Policies' Toward North Korea Jan 7, 2016 Former U.S. Amb. to the U.N. Bill Richardson laments to Larry about the lack of diplomacy between the U.S. and North Korea, and warns that it's time for some new ideas from the Obama administration and new policies toward the reclusive nation.
S02 E121Jan 12, 2016
Obama's Executive Action: Violence Minimizer or Gun Grab? Jan 12, 2016 President Obama vows executive action to get some measure of gun control in the U.S., but how effective will his actions be in curbing gun violence & does the citizenry support him? Larry takes a look with the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
S02 E122Jan 13, 2016
Do We Really Need the Partisan Spectacle of a SOTU Address? Jan 13, 2016 With real-time information available on seemingly countless devices, have we outgrown the need & formality of an annual State of the Union address? Larry takes a look with a former White House insider. Then, is the GOP headed for a brokered convention?
S02 E123Jan 19, 2016
2016: Why Candidate Platforms Trump Party Affiliations Jan 19, 2016 The surprising way political promises from outsiders like Donald Trump & Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders resonate with voters all too willing to buck the establishment candidates from the two main parties. Larry takes a look with Ed Schultz.
S02 E124Jan 20, 2016
'13 Hours' Author Stands-By Controversial 'Stand Down' Order Jan 20, 2016 Best-selling author of "13 Hours," Mitchell Zuckoff joins Larry and responds to CIA criticisms about his account of the 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, including the controversial order for the rescue team to "stand down."
S02 E125Jan 25, 2016
Is Gender Parity Achievable? Jan 25, 2016 As terrorism, armed-conflict & mass migrations of refugees dominate news cycles & political discussion, what's become of the fight for gender equality around the globe? Larry takes a look with actress & advocate for 'U.N. Women' Meghan Markle.
S02 E126Jan 28, 2016
Katrina Vanden Heuvel: Bernie Speaks to What Is Possible Jan 28, 2016 The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel tells Larry why the magazine is endorsing Sen. Sanders for president and explains why many progressives view the choice between Hillary & Bernie is one between the head & the heart.
S02 E127Feb 3, 2016
Where Have All the 'Missing' Migrant Children Gone? Feb 3, 2016 U.S. & European officials admit they've lost track of more than 10,000 migrant children, and fear many will fall prey to sexual exploitation & slavery. Famed writer/director Matthew Cooke searches for answers in this human tragedy
S02 E128Feb 8, 2016
Anthony Weiner: I'd Be 'Surprised if Hillary Won New Hampshire' Feb 8, 2016 He's married to Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's top aide & confidant, but former New York congressman Anthony Weiner tells Larry why he thinks New Hampshire Democratic Primary voters will go for Bernie
S02 E129Feb 11, 2016
Gary Johnson: Have a Vote & Axe to Grind? I'm Your Candidate! Feb 11, 2016 Libertarian Party presidential hopeful Gary Johnson tells Larry why he thinks millions of voters are Libertarians at heart, but may not realize it. And, why he's the candidate for them. Then, his push to open presidential debates to third party nominees.
S02 E130Feb 15, 2016
Larry Flynt: Scalia Most Damaging Person Ever to SCOTUS Feb 15, 2016 Free speech activist & "Hustler" empire chief Larry Flynt explains why he was no fan of the late Justice Antonin Scalia & why Ted Cruz is the most 'dangerous' in the 2016 field. Then, Hugh Hefner's
S02 E131Feb 18, 2016
Who Has the Upper Hand in the Syria 'Cease-Fire?' Feb 18, 2016 The U.S., Russia and other powers agree on a cease-fire plan for Syria, but will it hold and who gets the better end of the deal? A former White House Mid-East advisor joins Larry with his take. Then, the documentary on Colorado's fight to legalize
S02 E132Feb 23, 2016
2016 Race: Can Anyone Stop Trump & Clinton Now? Feb 23, 2016 A Clinton-Trump contest seems likelier than ever following their big wins in S.C. & Nevada, but a Republican insider tells Larry why he's still hopeful for Rubio's nomination.
S02 E133Feb 24, 2016
George Mitchell: DC Has Weaponized Judicial Nominations Feb 24, 2016 Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell says he tried, but failed to stop the 'downward spiral' of politicizing the judicial confirmation process.
S02 E134Feb 29, 2016
Bill Press On Obama: We Expected More Feb 29, 2016 Bill Press, liberal radio & TV host, tells Larry about his disappointment in Obama as outlined in his new book, 'Buyer's Remorse: How Obama Let Progressives Down.' Then, anti-virus guru John McAfee on why the U.S. government isn't set-up to stop.
S02 E135Mar 3, 2016
Is Hillary Turning the Corner On Her 'Trust' Issue? Mar 3, 2016 Polls have indicated significant public distrust of Hillary Clinton. But, do her recent primary wins suggest perceptions are changing? Her senior strategist tells Larry how her campaign is confronting voters' questions about her honesty.
S02 E136Mar 7, 2016
Former Sec. Def. Blasts Trump's Call to Broaden Torture Rules Mar 7, 2016 Ex-Pentagon chief William Cohen tells Larry why Donald Trump's campaign promise to expand the laws governing torture does more harm than good in the fight against the Islamic State. Then, how ISIS spread with the unwitting aid of two U.S. presidents.
S02 E137Mar 10, 2016
Will Trump's Shadow Darken Chances for GOP Incumbents? Mar 10, 2016 Donald Trump benefits from voters angry with the current political culture, but will they also direct their ire at incumbent GOPers down the ticket? Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) offers his take. Then, will a Florida primary win seal the nomination.
S02 E138Mar 14, 2016
Who's Really to Blame for the Current Chaos in Libya? Mar 14, 2016 Pres. Obama recently suggested Libya was a 'mess,' in part because of Britain & France. The White House has walked back his criticism, but is he on to something? Or, is Obama simply trying to disassociate himself with Libya's current chaotic
S02 E139Mar 16, 2016
Clinton, Trump Viewed 'Unfavorably,' So Why Are They Leading? Mar 16, 2016 Polls show a majority of voters view Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump unfavorably, so why are they winning in the primaries? Larry looks for answers with FiveThirtyEight's Harry Enten. Then, 'Celebrity Apprentice' Clay Aiken on why he won't vote for Trump.
S02 E140Mar 21, 2016
Richard Dreyfuss: Trump Like Loud, Drunk Bigot in a Pub Mar 21, 2016 Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss tells Larry why he believes Donald Trump's campaign reveals the prejudices & fears of many voters. Plus, why Americans will ultimately reject what Bernie Sanders is promising.
S02 E141Mar 24, 2016
War Reporter's Video Diary Captures 'The Birth of Isis' Mar 24, 2016 Journalist Michael Ware, who covered the Iraq war for 'Time' & CNN, tells Larry about going inside the militant groups who targeted US forces & the day he witnessed ISIS' birth.
S02 E142Mar 29, 2016
After Brussels Attack, Will U.S. Relook Refugee in-Take Mar 29, 2016 What's next for America's refugee relocation program in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Belgium? Larry looks for answers with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), who's calling for a halt to Pres. Obama's current migrant in-take plan.
S02 E143Mar 30, 2016
Fmr. Amb. Joe Wilson: Trump 'Incoherent' On World Affairs Mar 30, 2016 Retired Amb. Joe Wilson, who disputed the Bush administration's Iraq war justifications, tells Larry why Donald Trump's foreign affairs rhetoric worries him. And, 'The West Wing's' Richard Schiff on why he hopes Bernie Sanders is the Democratic nominee.
S02 E144Apr 5, 2016
In Defense of Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Proposals Apr 5, 2016 Pundits, opponents & even Pres. Obama have criticized Donald Trump's recent comments on foreign affairs, but is his rhetoric really that far off base? Scholar Stephen F. Cohen tells Larry why Trump just may provide what's missing in U.S. foreign policy.
S02 E145Apr 6, 2016
Cruz, Sanders Win Wisconsin, But Will It Matter in the End? Apr 6, 2016 Ted Cruz & Bernie Sanders score big in Wisconsin, but are their wins enough to knock Hillary and Trump off their paths toward the nominations? Larry gets the latest on the 2016 race with former White House and Capitol Hill insiders.
S02 E146Apr 12, 2016
Intel Analysts Claim Reprisals for Truthful Reports On ISIS Gains Apr 12, 2016 Intelligence officers, who claim their bosses doctor reports to paint a rosier picture of the fight against ISIS, now say they're being fired for not toeing the Obama administration's line on the war. Larry talks with the reporter who broke the story.
S02 E147Apr 13, 2016
Spies in the Skies: Gov't. Flying Surveillance Over U.S. Cities Apr 13, 2016 New controversy erupts over U.S. government surveillance planes flying in American airspace. Who's being targeted by these spies in the sky, and why? And, is your privacy at risk? A former CIA insider & ACLU privacy expert explain what you need to know.
S02 E148Apr 14, 2016
Tavis Smiley: Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand up? Apr 14, 2016 Author & talk show host Tavis Smiley tells Larry why he's having trouble reconciling the Donald Trump whose famous friends label as unprejudiced, with the Trump he sees on the campaign trail.
S02 E149Apr 18, 2016
Is a Unified America a Thing of the Past? Apr 18, 2016 Talk show host & best-selling author Dennis Prager tells Larry why he thinks national unity for the U.S. is unobtainable & why the gap between conservatives & liberals is unbridgeable.
S02 E150Apr 20, 2016
'America's Toughest Sheriff' Arpaio On How Trump Won Him Over Apr 20, 2016 'America's toughest Sheriff,' Maricopa County lawman Joe Arpaio tells Larry how Donald Trump won his endorsement & why he's supporting him for more than just his tough stance on the border.
S02 E151Apr 26, 2016
Ex-US Senator, Gov't Withholding Truth On 9/11 Apr 26, 2016 The former Chairman of the Senate Intel. Committee says the U.S. government should come clean about what's inside the secret 28-pages of the official 9/11 report he helped write. Then, a look into a new warning that press freedoms are declining worldwide.
S02 E152Apr 28, 2016
Gaming the System: How Party Elites Purge Unwanted Voters Apr 28, 2016 Are you at risk of being dumped from voter registration rolls? Journalist Greg Palast reveals the shocking ways both parties purge the rolls to favor preferred candidates. Then, a look into a "Nation on the Take," and how big money really controls
S02 E153May 3, 2016
Why Trump's Economic Populism Resonates With So Many May 3, 2016 Syndicated radio host Larry Elder says the average voter's economic anxiety is a driving force behind Donald Trump's success in the primaries. We take a look. Then, the Iraq War combat veteran who claims Trump has no regard for foreign & military policy.
S02 E154May 4, 2016
What the Statistical Data Shows for a Trump-Clinton Fight May 4, 2016 FiveThirtyEight's Harry Enten looks at the numbers behind the expected general election battle between Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump. Which candidate does the current data favor? And, Dr. Ben Carson tells Larry why he's sure we'll have a President
S02 E155May 10, 2016
Sanders Campaign Mngr: Hillary 'Underestimated' Bernie May 10, 2016 Bernie Sanders' campaign manager offers his take on the protracted Democratic nomination process & tells Larry why he believes Hillary Clinton underestimated Bernie's appeal.
S02 E156May 12, 2016
Fmr. Bush Insider Tells Trump: Stop Picking Silly Fights May 12, 2016 Former Bush Press Secretary Ari Fleischer bucks the Bush family trend by supporting Donald Trump, but tells Larry he must pick smarter fights if he wants to beat Hillary. Then, musician Moby on why the #BernieOrBust crowd has him worried about the future.
S02 E157May 17, 2016
Ralph Nader On 2016 Race: U.S. Has Reached New Low May 17, 2016 From calling Hillary a 'militarist' & labeling her super delegates DNC 'cronies,' Ralph Nader laments the 2016 race & tells Larry why U.S. politics have bottomed out. Then, did Sarah Palin pave the path for Trump? Filmmaker Jay Roach on why he thinks so.
S02 E158May 18, 2016
Ron Paul On Why He Won't Vote for Trump -- or Hillary May 18, 2016 Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), who ran three times for The White House, tells Larry why he won't vote for Donald Trump or his Democratic rival, and why he feels a kinship to Sen. Bernie Sanders.
S02 E159May 23, 2016
Michael Savage: Arming Vietnam Helps Obama's China Problem May 23, 2016 Author and radio talk show host Michael Savage tells Larry why ending the Vietnam arms embargo gives Obama a long-needed opportunity to scare China. Then, how this scourge of liberalism and mainstream media became a 'service human' to a pet poodle.
S02 E160May 25, 2016
David Horowitz: Liberals Just Totalitarians in Disguise May 25, 2016 Conservative author David Horowitz sits with Larry to dissect racial morality, Trump's political incorrectness & why he thinks Progressives are just Totalitarians in disguise.
S02 E161Jun 1, 2016
Jan Brewer to GOP Undecideds: You Have Nowhere Else to Go Jun 1, 2016 Fmr. Ariz. Gov. & Donald Trump supporter Jan Brewer tells Larry why the GOP's 'Never Trump' movement is destined to fail, & tackles the fraud charges against Trump U. Then, TV host Selema Masekela on the surprising connection between sports & politics.
S02 E162Jun 6, 2016
Michael Reagan: Trump Won't Get My Vote Jun 6, 2016 Michael Reagan, son of former president Ronald Reagan, tells Larry why he won't cast his ballot for Donald Trump, and why he's 'concerned' about the GOP's direction. Then, inside the relationship of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and their "Alter Egos."
S02 E163Jun 8, 2016
Bernie Backer Cenk Uygur Tells Sanders to Suspend Campaign Jun 8, 2016 Sanders supporter and Young Turks host Cenk Uygur stops by to assess Hillary Clinton's success Tuesday & explains why it's time for Bernie to throw-in the towel, pending possible indictments of Hillary. Then, a former GOP insider admits shame over.
S02 E164Jun 13, 2016
Sen. Warren Is Bad Veep Choice, Says Progressive Ed Schultz Jun 13, 2016 TV anchor Ed Schultz dishes with Larry on the state of U.S. politics and why he says Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not qualified to be Hillary's vice president pick. Plus, why he believes Donald Trump could very well become the next president.
S02 E165Jun 15, 2016
What's Really at Stake When 'Terror' Is Politicized? Jun 15, 2016 In the Orlando terror attack aftermath, attention turns to debates over the terminology used to describe the massacre and fights over 'No Fly, No Buy' gun laws. But, who wins and who loses when anti-terror plans get politicized? Larry investigates.
S02 E166Jun 20, 2016
Bill Weld On Hooking Bernie's Supporters and GOP Donors Jun 20, 2016 Bill Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts and current Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee opens up about going after Bernie Sanders' supporters, luring big donors disenchanted with the GOP, and 'spoiling' the general election.
S02 E167Jun 22, 2016
Documenting Hope in the Face of Environmental Despair Jun 22, 2016 In his latest film, "Gasland" director Josh Fox finds optimism despite the doom-and-gloom of global environmental catastrophes and climate change predictions. Then, a look inside the group of big-money donors holding out on Donald Trump, and why.
S02 E168Jun 29, 2016
Istanbul Attack: Terror's Aftermath Jun 29, 2016 Former GOP presidential candidate Jim Gilmore tells Larry why he has little hope that Pres. Obama or Hillary Clinton can defeat ISIS. Then, the GOP delegate who wants to block Trump's nomination with a little known loophole called the 'conscience clause.'
S02 E169Jul 4, 2016
Shepard Fairey, Obama 'Hope' Artist, Takes Aim at Trump Jul 4, 2016 The artist behind the iconic Barack Obama 'Hope' poster unveils his latest project, which takes aim at Donald Trump's famous campaign slogan. Then, he tells Larry how President Obama let him and so many others down.
S02 E170Jul 6, 2016
Dick Morris: Voters Value 'Outsider' Label Over Party Affiliation Jul 6, 2016 Former Clinton advisor and political commentator Dick Morris tells Larry the future of U.S. politics is no longer divided between Right vs. Left. He says voters want 'outsider' candidates over Washington insiders.
S02 E171Jul 11, 2016
Bassem Youssef: Trump Fervor a Lot Like Pro-Islamic Rallies in Mideast Jul 11, 2016 Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, who attended Trump rallies for his new series "The Democracy Handbook," tells Larry why these events remind him of the pro-Islamic, dictator-led gatherings in the Middle East that he witnessed before moving West.
S02 E172Jul 13, 2016
What Impact Will New British PM Have On US-UK Alliance Jul 13, 2016 Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May takes over as the UK grapples with an exit from the European Union and the war against ISIS rages on. So, how will this change at the top affect the US-UK alliance? PoliticKING takes a look.
S02 E173Jul 19, 2016
What's Next for Bernie Sanders' Supporters? Jul 19, 2016 Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's "with Hillary," but that doesn't mean his supporters are. Can she successfully woo Bernie's voters or will they turn out for Libertarian Gary Johnson, Donald Trump, or simply stay home in the fall?
S02 E174Jul 20, 2016
Jesse Ventura On How Bernie Sanders Killed His Own Movement Jul 20, 2016 Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura opens up about being rebuffed by Bernie Sanders and identifies the moment he thinks the former presidential candidate killed his own movement. Then, he tells Larry about his new book, "Sh*t Politicians Say."
S02 E175Jul 25, 2016
Dinesh D'Souza: 'Hillary's America' Includes 'seedy' Effort to Profit With Husband Bill Clinton Jul 25, 2016 Bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza tells Larry why he believes a Hillary Clinton presidency will do more to benefit her and husband Bill than it will the voters, as detailed in his new book 'Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party.'
S02 E176Jul 28, 2016
Ousted DNC Chairwoman Faces More Problems Over Email Leak Jul 28, 2016 Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned as chair of the DNC amid controversy over leaked emails. But, did she also break election rules in her primary fight back home? Her Democratic opponent says yes.
S02 E177Aug 1, 2016
Man Who Led Clinton Impeachment in '98: I Like Bill, But I Don't Trust Hillary Aug 1, 2016 Bob Livingston, the former Republican congressman from Louisiana who led the House impeachment of Pres. Bill Clinton tells Larry why he will never trust Hillary with the presidency. And, 538's Harry Enten with what's behind the latest 2016 polls.
S02 E178Aug 3, 2016
Fox News Host Blasts John McCain; Glad Trump Snubbed Him and Paul Ryan Aug 3, 2016 Fox News host Eric Bolling tells Larry why he's glad Donald Trump is withholding an endorsement of John McCain and Speaker Ryan. Plus, his reaction to the Roger Ailes scandal. And, why this harsh critic of Obama dedicated his new book to the president.
S02 E179Aug 9, 2016
Trump's Economic Plan: Do the Numbers Add up? Aug 9, 2016 Donald Trump attempted to reset his presidential campaign this week by unveiling his economic plan for America. But, do his numbers hold up? Larry takes a look with politicians from both sides of the political aisle.
S02 E180Aug 10, 2016
Michigan's Rep. Dingell: Hillary Promised to Fight TPP Aug 10, 2016 'Rust belt' Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) says Hillary Clinton gave her word to fight TPP. So, has Hillary finally made up her mind on the trade deal? Then, Larry talks with two of the GOP national security officials who publicly denounced Donald Trump.
S02 E181Aug 15, 2016
Trump's Economic Plan vs. Hillary's -- The Experts Weigh in Aug 15, 2016 Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's economic policy plans for America offer different ideas for growing the middle class and competing in a global economy. Larry talks with financial expert Ali Velshi and
S02 E182Aug 17, 2016
Amb. Joe Wilson Takes On Trump's Plan to Keep U.S. Safe Aug 17, 2016 Former Amb. Joe Wilson, who famously battled the George W. Bush administration over its decision to go to war in Iraq joins Larry with his take on Donald Trump's rhetoric for fighting ISIS and keeping America safe.
S02 E183Aug 23, 2016
Trump Resets Campaign Again. Too Little, Too Late? Aug 23, 2016 GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign just went through another upper echelon shake-up. This, as he attempts to pivot to a general election strategy. But, is it too little, too late? Larry talks with a Trump campaign insider.
S02 E184Aug 25, 2016
Ben Shapiro: Win or Lose, Trump Endangers Future of Conservatism Aug 25, 2016 Former Breitbart News editor-at-large Ben Shapiro takes on Donald Trump's new campaign CEO Steven Bannon, Ann Coulter and the Clinton Foundation's role in Hillary's political life. Then, new Geneva Conventions for Cyberwar? Larry takes a look.
S02 E185Aug 29, 2016
Bush-Era Staffer: World Better Off With Hillary Over Trump Aug 29, 2016 James Glassman, the former under secretary of state for public diplomacy to President George W. Bush tells Larry why he thinks Hillary Clinton is better equipped than Donald Trump to 'fix' Syria and other troubled regions.
S02 E186Aug 31, 2016
U.S. Lawmakers Push Obama for G20 Action On Cyber Crime Aug 31, 2016 A group of U.S. senators are urging Pres. Obama to force a cyber crimes discussion at the G20 Summit in China. But, so far, China has expressed no interest in adding it to the agenda. Asia expert Gordon Chang tells Larry why.
S02 E187Sep 7, 2016
One-on-one With Donald Trump Sep 7, 2016 Fresh off the heels of his participation in the Commander-in-Chief forum GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump goes one-on-one with Larry. Then, analysis of the 2016 campaign with news talker Ed Schultz.
S02 E188Sep 12, 2016
Re-examining Equal Rights: How Far Have Women Really Come? Sep 12, 2016 The activist-director behind a powerful new film, which explores the disparate way men and women are treated in the U.S. tells Larry about teaming up with actress Patricia Arquette to urge a new look at ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.
S02 E189Sep 14, 2016
Trump Tries to Woo Women Voters, But Is It Too Little, Too Late? Sep 14, 2016 Seeking inroads with suburban women voters, Donald Trump unveiled this week his childcare and maternity leave proposals, but are his efforts too little, too late? We talk with Trump supporter Wayne Allyn Root and a former Clinton White House insider.
S02 E190Sep 19, 2016
Syria Conflict: World Leaders Focus On Refugees, Ceasefire Sep 19, 2016 World leaders at the U.N. General Assembly vow to salvage the ceasefire in Syria and solve the refugee crisis caused by the ongoing carnage there. But, can lasting agreements be reached for the troubled region? Filmmaker Matthew Cooke looks for answers.
S02 E191Sep 21, 2016
Legal Experts Warn Modern-day "debtors' Prisons" On Rise in US Sep 21, 2016 "Debtors' prisons" were thought to have been abolished long ago, but several new lawsuits claim some U.S. municipalities abuse poorer citizens with extended jail time for failure to pay fines for minor infractions. Filmmaker Matthew Cooke investigates.
S02 E192Sep 26, 2016
Bill Richardson Wants New Framework for US-North Korea Diplomacy Sep 26, 2016 Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson joins Larry with his take on situation in Syria, Obama's foreign policy legacy, and why he thinks North Korea might be willing to deal with a new U.S. president.
S02 E193Sep 28, 2016
The Saudi 9/11 Lawsuit Bill: What Happens Next? Sep 28, 2016 Congress overwhelmingly rebuked Pres. Obama's veto of the the 9/11 victims bill, so what happens next for the families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack and what does it mean for U.S. military actions overseas. Larry takes a look.
S02 E194Oct 3, 2016
Kevin Pollak On Trump, Clinton & 'The Larry King Game' Oct 3, 2016 Actor and comedian Kevin Pollak tells Larry why he's not interested in having Donald Trump on his popular chat show and offers his take on the vitriol of 2016. Plus, the surprise phone call from a comedy legend that led to his newest film role.
S02 E195Oct 5, 2016
Can US and Russia Salvage Syrian Peace Effort? Oct 5, 2016 The U.S. and Russia halted peace talks for Syria. Can the discussions be salvaged? Larry has the latest. Then, Trump and Clinton meet Sunday for their second debate. Dave Rubin and a former Clinton insider offer their predictions.
S02 E196Oct 10, 2016
Trump Rallies Base in 2nd Debate, But Can He Save Faltering Campaign? Oct 10, 2016 Donald Trump's performance in Sunday's town hall debate energized his core supporters, but likely failed to expand his base. Can he develop a winning strategy in the remaining days of the campaign? Breitbart's Joel Pollak weighs in.
S02 E197Oct 12, 2016
Ex-LA Mayor: Without Paths to American Dream, Groups Will Revolt Oct 12, 2016 Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villariagosa joins Larry with his take on the Donald Trump scandal, and warns of unrest from minority groups who feel left out of the American Dream.
S02 E198Oct 17, 2016
Jesse Ventura Says US Election Is Rigged Oct 17, 2016 Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura joins Larry and decries what he calls America's 'rigged election.' Plus the time he butted heads with Hillary Clinton. And, how marijuana improved his quality of life, as outlined in his book, 'Marijuana Manifesto.'
S02 E199Oct 19, 2016
Investigating the Rise of Hate in America Oct 19, 2016 Journalist Jorge Ramos explores what he calls the mainstreaming of hate in America, and tells Larry much of it is being fueled by Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric. The findings of his investigation are presented in the new documentary, 'Hate Rising.'
S02 E200Oct 25, 2016
Norman Lear: Trump Represents Conservative America's Middle Finger to DC Oct 25, 2016 Legendary television writer and producer Norman Lear tells Larry why he believes Donald Trump's candidacy is the American Right's way of flipping off a government they despise. And why he says Trump acts more like a dictator than a presidential candidate.
S02 E201Oct 26, 2016
Report: Clinton Collected Millions in Donations from Government Workers Oct 26, 2016 Hillary Clinton received nearly $2 million in donations from Federal workers, including staff at the DOJ, which investigated her email server use. The reporter on this story joins Larry. Then, actor Thomas
S02 E202Oct 31, 2016
Alan Dershowitz: Comey Violated DOJ Policy in Clinton Email Case Oct 31, 2016 Legal scholar Alan Dershowitz tells Larry that FBI Director James Comey violated Justice Dept. policy by disclosing the new look into emails tied to Hillary Clinton. Then, filmmaker Fisher Stevens takes on climate change in his new doc 'Before the Flood.'
S02 E203Nov 3, 2016
2016 Race: Polls Tighten, But Electoral Map Favors Clinton Nov 3, 2016 Although polls show a tightening race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the path to 270 Electoral College votes looks like smooth travel for Hillary. Larry takes a look with a G.W. Bush insider and former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.
S02 E204Nov 9, 2016
Election Aftermath: Attention Turns to How Trump Will Govern Nov 9, 2016 Following Donald Trump's stunning upset victory over Hillary Clinton attention now turns to what his administration will look like and how he will govern. Larry takes a look with former congressman Chris Shays.
S02 E205Nov 14, 2016
What Trump's Early Staff Picks Say About the Way He'll Govern Nov 14, 2016 Reince Priebus and 'alt-right' leader Steve Bannon are named to powerful roles in Donald Trump's administration. Are these clues to how he'll govern? Larry explores. Then, 'Almost Christmas' star Omar Epps talks Trump and changing the US election system.
S02 E206Nov 16, 2016
Democrats Regroup; Name Bernie Sanders to Leadership Role Nov 16, 2016 The Democratic Party hopes to re-energize its populist wing by naming Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to top roles. Is this the key to blocking Donald Trump's policies and winning in 2020? Larry takes a look with The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur.
S02 E207Nov 22, 2016
Trump Casts Long Shadow Over Global Trade Agreements Nov 22, 2016 Larry takes a look at how Donald Trump's administration will affect trade agreements and the balance of power in a global economy. Then, an insider's look at Alt-right leader Steve Bannon from Breitbart News' Senior Editor-at-Large Joel.
S02 E208Nov 28, 2016
Is Mainstream Media Agile Enough to Cover a 'Reality TV President?' Nov 28, 2016 Has Donald Trump already defeated the news media, and can the mainstream press adapt to Trump's unconventional style? Larry takes a look with The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel. Then, eyewitness accounts from the 'Standing Rock' protest.
S02 E209Nov 30, 2016
Will Emergency UN Meeting Stop Aleppo's 'descent Into Hell? Nov 30, 2016 The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting to address the humanitarian crisis caused by intense fighting for control of Aleppo in Syria, which an official described as a 'descent into hell.' Larry gets the latest developments.
S02 E210Dec 5, 2016
Columnist Michelle Malkin Blasts Mainstream Media Coverage of Trump Dec 5, 2016 Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin joins Larry with her take on the media's coverage of Donald Trump's White House win. Then, is the President-elect's spat with China over Taiwan part of a larger strategy to help U.S. workers? Larry takes a look.
S02 E211Dec 7, 2016
Who's More Likely to Win the Trump vs. Media Battle? Dec 7, 2016 Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer gives his take on the coming battle between Donald Trump and DC press corps. Plus, why he hopes Trump keeps tweeting.
S02 E212Dec 12, 2016
Ex-Defense Secretary Cohen Concerned Over Trump's Provocation of China Dec 12, 2016 Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen tells Larry there are better ways for Donald Trump to engage China than by using his Twitter feed. And, why Trump's rhetoric concerns him.
S02 E213Dec 14, 2016
Fmr. US Ambassador: Aleppo Represents 'death Throes' of Obama's Syria Policy Dec 14, 2016 Former U.S. Ambassador Marc Ginsberg offers his take on the fight for Aleppo, and how history will judge Pres. Obama's Mid-East policies. Then, Donald Trump's desire for A-list celebrities to perform at his inauguration reportedly takes a desperate turn.
S02 E214Dec 19, 2016
Bill Press: Trump Nominees Like Wrecking Crew Heading for DC Dec 19, 2016 Commentator Bill Press tells Larry that Donald Trump seems intent on filling his cabinet with people who'll dismantle D.C. from within. Then, former Arizona governor Jan Brewer on why she hopes Trump keeps his Twitter account after he's sworn in.
S02 E215Dec 21, 2016
Fmr. State Dept. Official: Trump's 'sideways Diplomacy' Alarming Dec 21, 2016 Former Deputy Assistant Sec. of State Joel Rubin says adversaries and allies are confused by Donald Trump's use of 'sideways diplomacy.' So, what are the implications for the US? Larry talks to Rubin to find out.
S02 E216Dec 28, 2016
John McAfee: Trump's US Cybersecurity Plans Woefully Insufficient Dec 28, 2016 Cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee says Donald Trump's announced plans for protecting the US against cyber warfare and hacking are laughable. Larry finds out why. And, the grad student who found spyware that can control anybody's iPhone from anywhere.
S02 E217Jan 4, 2017
Examining 'The Art of Being Free' in Chaotic Times Jan 4, 2017 The modern American life is inherently chaotic, but have too many people lost perspective of what it means to be free? Author James Poulos joins Larry with answers. Then, political forecaster Harry Enten on what to expect from incoming Pres. Donald Trump.
S02 E218Jan 9, 2017
Some Trump Nominees Still Not Properly Vetted; GOP Leaders Seem Unfazed Jan 9, 2017 As confirmation hearings begin for Donald Trump's cabinet picks, Democrats and the government ethics chief sound the alarm about incomplete vetting procedures for some of the nominees. A Republican lawmaker tells Larry why he sees no reason for concern.
S02 E219Jan 11, 2017
Why Tillerson's Ties to Russia May Undermine His Senate Confirmation Jan 11, 2017 Rex Tillerson's ties to Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin have complicated his Senate confirmation to head up the State Department. Larry has the latest. Then The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi takes on Donald Trump's Twitter rants and the fake news phenomenon.
S02 E220Jan 16, 2017
Dennis Prager On America's 'unbridgeable' Divide Between the Left and Right Jan 16, 2017 Talk show host Dennis Prager says Donald Trump will fail, like his predecessors, to unite America. So what does that mean for Trump's early actions as president? Prager joins Larry with his take.
S02 E221Jan 18, 2017
Why Trump Can't Shake Lingering Conflicts of Interest Dilemma Jan 18, 2017 As Donald Trump assumes office, experts in government ethics warn of potentially disastrous fallout from lingering questions about how he plans to remove himself from his vast business empire. Documentarian Matthew Cooke explores the topic.
S02 E222Jan 24, 2017
Matt Taibbi Recounts 2016 Campaign and Rise of Trump With 'Insane Clown President' Jan 24, 2017 In his new book 'Insane Clown President,' Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi recounts the rise of Donald Trump, the media's role in his candidacy and an inside look at his surprise ascendancy to The Oval Office. Taibbi talks to Larry about it.
S02 E223Jan 25, 2017
Trump Revives DAPL; What's Next for Controversial Project? Jan 25, 2017 President Trump has ordered an expedited review and approval process for the stalled Dakota Access Pipeline. So, what's next for opponents of the controversial project? Actor and Standing Rock protestor Kendrick Sampson joins Larry with his take.
S02 E224Jan 30, 2017
Inside Trump's Travel Ban: Reaction from Three Experts Jan 30, 2017 Critics of Donald Trump's executive order on immigration call it "un-American," while proponents say it's necessary to keep the country safe. Larry talks with experts on the front lines of the refugee resettlement battle and a constitutional expert.