All Axios Today episodes

Oct 9, 2020 - Podcasts

The future of American terror

The FBI announced terrorism charges on Thursday against an anti-government militia group for plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D). Now, University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern says that politically motivated violence may only get worse.

Oct 8, 2020 - Podcasts

Podcast: VP debate passes a low bar

The only vice presidential debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris took place Wednesday night. Axios co-founder Mike Allen offers his thought bubble on the evening.

Oct 7, 2020 - Podcasts

Older voters are dumping Trump

Something unexpected is taking place in new polling about President Trump and his standing among elderly Americans. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll showed that Joe Biden leads among voters 65 and over. This is a group that Trump won in 2016 by seven points.

Oct 6, 2020 - Podcasts

The state of the 2020 election

We're 28 days from the election. President Trump has been released from Walter Reed Medical Center where he was treated for coronavirus complications. Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues to travel and campaign.

Oct 5, 2020 - Podcasts

The unknowns of Trump's condition

Three days after President Trump's positive coronavirus diagnosis, major questions about his health, the future of his presidential campaign and who Americans can trust for information about his condition are coming to light.

Oct 3, 2020 - Podcasts

The turning point

It's been a whirlwind 36 hours — early Friday morning, President Trump tweeted that both he and the First Lady had tested positive for the coronavirus. That afternoon, he took Marine One to Walter Reed military hospital. Now, numerous members of the Republican Party and the President's campaign staff have also tested positive for the virus.

Why it matters: This is a turning point – not just for the upcoming election, but for the Supreme Court confirmation process – and for this country.

Oct 2, 2020 - Podcasts

Podcast: Trump tests positive for coronavirus

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announced Friday that they tested positive for the coronavirus. In a statement shortly thereafter, the White House physician said the Trumps "are both well at this time" and will remain quarantined. The president is 74 years old, which puts him at higher risk for severe illness from the virus, according to CDC guidelines.

Oct 1, 2020 - Podcasts

The looming second wave of layoffs

The travel and tourism industry has been hit hard this week. On Tuesday, Disney announced its decision to lay off 28,000 workers. Today, the federal stimulus plan that provided payroll support to the airlines is set to expire.

Sep 30, 2020 - Podcasts

A chaotic mess of a debate

The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden on Tuesday was a hot mess. It was difficult to watch the complete chaos in its entirety, but we did — and we have the takeaways.

Sep 29, 2020 - Podcasts

The evolution of fake news

Foreign and domestic actors are no longer using bots and fake accounts to influence the 2020 election. Now, bad actors are trying to trick journalists intro amplifying fake storylines.