By Arizona Capitol Times
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The Arizona Capitol Times presents The Breakdown, a weekly podcast on the latest news from the Arizona political scene. Join reporter and host Katie Campbell for in-depth analysis from Carmen Forman on the governor’s beat, Senate reporter Ben Giles and House reporter Paulina Pineda.
||CleanThe Breakdown: Must be campaign season||Two Arizona Supreme Court justices are being targeted amid accusations, without any supporting evidence, of a cozy relationship between the high court and the Ducey administration.||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Breakdown: Ducey and The Donald||If President Donald Trump is the most bombastic figure in the Republican Party right now, Gov. Doug Ducey may be his polar opposite, leaving the governor in an increasingly awkward position this election cycle.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Breakdown: Flamin’ hot races||With the final vote tally finally in, Arizonans now know who will be vying for their votes in the November General Election.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Breakdown: Farewell||So much has already been said about Sen. John McCain, but his absence raises so many questions for the future of this state. Namely, who comes next?||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: It ain’t over til it’s over||In this final episode of our summer series, our team spotlights the hottest races and predicts which candidates will come out on top.||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: Toxic||Arizona is no stranger to legislative candidates with baggage, but this election cycle stands out for the number of candidates, namely Republicans, who are seeking office despite their tarnished reputations.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: Down-ballot drama||The race for superintendent of public instruction has historically struggled to garner voters’ attention and donors’ dollars.||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: Nerd alert||Steve Farley is hoping that attention to detail will earn him the governor’s seat. But will wonkiness actually win the day for Arizona’s highest statewide office?||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: Show me the money||It’s campaign season again - surprise - and that means there’s a slew of candidates hitting the pavement for campaign contributions.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Ballot: Spread thin||If donors are asked repeatedly to open their wallets for both the candidates and the causes they care most about, will the available dollars be spread too thin?||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
My new favorite weekly political podcast.
I really enjoy and appreciate having this local focus on politics available as a weekly podcast. It’s like an Arizona only version of the NPR Politics Podcast, detailed, objective, and entertaining.