Welcome to Trial Balloon, a weekly podcast from Chris Riback and Taegan Goddard.

The free version -- which you can get here -- is limited to episodes every two weeks.

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Latest Episodes

Biden Sneaks Into a War Zone

President Biden makes a surprise visit to Ukraine, a grand juror talks too much and Fox News hosts text too much. Other links: Political WireChris Riback's Newsletter ...

Biden's Third Rail Dare

We review President Biden's challenge to Republicans at the State of the Union address, the GOP's focus on schools and the power to remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy.Links...

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