Backroom Politics

Backroom Politics Radio

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Moderated by Washington insider Justin Russell, join Congressman Al Swift, Bob Hynes, Allen Moore, and Carl Tuvin as they take an uncensored look inside Washington politics. Broadcasting live from America's Premier Cigar Tavern...Shelly’s Back Room in Washington, DC.... each Tuesday from 4-6PM, Backroom Politics features an uncensored take on Washington and special guests each week. We invite our listeners to call in, ask questions, and share their commentary on our weekly political subjects. Simply dial (877) 662-3712 during show time, and listen for us to announce you!

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BACKROOM POLITICS is a weekly political roundtable of former politicos and Washington insiders who believe that political statesmanship and civility trumps the strict party line. Guests on the show include some of the country's top... more
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AUGUST 16, 2011 - TODAY ON BACKROOM POLITICS...Warren Buffett hates being coddled, and doesn't mind telling Congress...The SuperCommittee (or Dirty Dozen or Justice League of America) is set. Who are the real surprises...T-PAW... more

August 9, 2011 - Today on BACKROOM POLITICS...America drank the cute purple fruity drink of the economy, now we are suffering the worst economic hangover EVER!....I SWEAR I will never drink again if you make this hangover... more

August 2, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics...LET'S MAKE A DEAL....Congress strikes a deal to avert fiscal disaster, but apparently NO ONE LIKES THIS DEAL!!! Congressman Al, Bob, Ralph, and JT will discuss the details (and... more

JULY 26, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics...The heat in DC is making everyone crazy...oh,'s the fiscal crisis that is making everyone crazy. The President and the Speaker turn to prime time TV to get their... more

JULY 19, 2011 - This week on Backroom Politics....Is there anyone in England that wasn't involved with News Corp? The continued downward slide of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. How will this effect the American media... more

July 12, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics...The countdown to "financial armegeddon" home, sources say that Majority Leader Cantor is doing a "majority" of the talking during these White House Sessions...Vice... more

JULY 5, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics...Everyone Back in the pool...The Speaker and Senate Majority Leader Cancel Summer Vacation (at least for July)...That ticking sound you hear from the Captiol? That's the timeclock on the... more

June 28, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics...Republicans walk away from the table during a budget meeting with the Vice President...was it something he said?...Michelle Bachman is now officially in the race for President...but the... more

JUNE 20, 2011 - Today on Backroom Politics LIVE from Shelly's Backroom...Getting Cheap Uzo!!! The Greeks are so confident about their current government, they gave the Prime Minister a vote of confidence while they were... more

JUNE 14, 2001 - Today, Congressman Al Swift, Bob Hines, Dr. Ralph will discuss Rep. Anthony Wiener loosing support on both sides of the aisle...Newt's Campaign is imploding (and it may not be ENTIRELY his fault)...Rep. Michelle... more
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