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The Truth About Crypto w/ Financial Guru, Ric Edelman

July 11, 2022

Dean is joined by #1 Bestselling Author, Ric Edelman, and his new book “The Truth About Crypto”.  Dean and Ric discuss what cryptocurrency is and isn’t, why you might consider investing, and how the future of money is playing out right now. 

NEW! 2022 In 22 Minutes- What You Seeka? China Competition Policy, Privacy, Midterms, and J6

June 17, 2022

Don’t look now, but Congress might do some stuff. Dean turns to his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break it all down. They’ll cover what’s happening in 2022 In 22 Minutes!

A Mostly Multi-Cloudy Forecast w/ VMware CTO, Kit Colbert

May 23, 2022

Dean is joined today by the Chief Technology Officer of VMware, Kit Colbert.  If you’ve ever asked “What is the cloud?” we’ve got an answer, as well as how the multi-cloud is transforming industries right now. 

2022 in 22 Minutes: Spring Break Hangover as Congress Returns from Recess

April 26, 2022

Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, for a look ahead to Congress’ Spring/Summer Agenda + Musk Buys Twitter + DeSantis v. Disney!

Ukraine: The Post Post-Cold War Era Begins w/ Bruce Mehlman and the Q1 Slide Deck

March 21, 2022

Dean is joined by his colleague Bruce Mehlman to discuss this quarter’s slide deck. They break down what the Russo-Ukrainian War means for the world and our own politics here at home. You can find the Q1 Slide Deck HERE.

2022 In 22 Minutes- State of the Union Edition

March 2, 2022

Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to discuss the fallout from the State of the Union, the War In Ukraine, and the Path Ahead for Congress. Thanks for listening!

2022 In 22 Minutes (feat. Legitimate Political Discourse)

February 10, 2022

Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down the latest on Hill Politics, Midterm Elections, and (of course) Superbowl Predictions! Thanks for listening!

2022 In 22 Minutes

January 14, 2022

In a Washington Winter of Discontent, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to talk about all that Congress has to confront in this fresh Midterm Election Year. It’s 2022 in 22 Minutes! Thanks for listening.

Manchin Out? A Supplementary Look Ahead at Where ’21 Leaves Us For ’22

December 22, 2021

Dean hits the mic for one last look ahead with his colleagues Republican, Bruce Mehlman and Democrat, David Thomas. In the wake of Senator Joe Manchin’s stated opposition, the guys take a deep dive at what we can expect when Congress returns in the New Year.

Living in Limbo: The Quarterly Slide Deck with Bruce Mehlman

December 13, 2021

Dean is joined by his colleague Founding Partner, Bruce Mehlman, to discuss the firm’s latest quarterly slide deck. These aren’t Glory Days but they’re not End of Days either. Dean and Bruce assess the political and business risks of Living in Limbo.

Congress Tries to Wrap Up 2021 (and it ain’t pretty)

December 1, 2021

Dean is joined by his colleagues Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to wrap up 2021 in 21 Minutes. The trains are all piled into the station, from government funding and debt limit to the defense and reconciliation bills. Which ones are stuck, which ones will move, and why is Yoko staring at us?

With Inside Elections Nathan Gonzales: the 2022 Midterms for Control of the House & Senate

November 11, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined today by veteran election lawyer Ben Ginsberg to discuss the next steps in closing out 2020, the effects of the massive vote by mail, and the future of the American Election. Thanks for listening.

2021 in 21 Minutes: Infrastructure Deal (close?)…Biden Approval #s (sagging!)…China (weakening?)…the Macker (scrambling!)

October 20, 2021

Dean is joined once again by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to discuss the ongoing fight over infrastructure, the president’s waning political capital, China, supply chains, and what the heck’s about to happen in Virginia? It’s all of 2021 in 21 Minutes! Thanks for listening.

The Not So Invisible Hand- Politics and Your Money w/ CNBC’s Dan Nathan and MCRT’s Paul Thornell

October 5, 2021

As Congress and the Administration tackle funding, debt limit, and massive spending bills, it could all spell trouble for the American Economy. Dean is joined by Dan Nathan of CNBC’s Fast Money and firm colleague Paul Thornell to break down the impact of topsy-turvy policy making on employment and U.S. financial markets. Thanks for listening!

Big Data and Healthcare- What It Means For You w/ Dr. Melissa Clarke and Dr. Gordon Moore of 3M’s Health Information Systems

October 1, 2021

While debates rage over who knows what about us there are ways in which data are being used to transform life for the better. One area with immediate impact has been in healthcare.  Dean is joined today by Dr. Melissa Clarke and Dr. Gordon Moore of 3M’s Health Information Systems to discuss how using data

2021 In 21 Minutes- FALL OUTLOOK- Lightning Round Edition

September 9, 2021

Dean is joined by his colleagues Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas as they work through all the issues on the congressional docket this Fall. From infrastructure to debt limit, government funding to Afghanistan, and much, much more. Buckle up and thank for listening!

The Future Is Now: Autonomous Delivery with Nuro’s Matthew Lipka

August 27, 2021

Dean is joined by Matthew Lipka, Head of Policy for robotics company Nuro. Autonomous vehicles are sharing our roads today and delivering everything from pizzas to prescriptions. Dean and Matthew discuss the technical and regulatory challenges to putting a driverless, passengerless vehicle on America’s roads. Thanks for listening!

Failures’ Fallout: Predicting Policy and Politics in a Post-Pandemic World

August 20, 2021

Dean is joined today by his colleague Bruce Mehlman to discuss the firm’s new quarterly slide deck. From 9/11 to the botched pullout in Afghanistan, how do our failures sometimes shape the road ahead even more than our successes. Congress may be gone, but there’s plenty happening here in the nation’s capital. Thanks for listening!

2021 in 21 Minutes- INFRASTRUCTURE ON TWO TRACKS! DEBT LIMIT! PREDICTIONS AND ANALYSIS!

July 15, 2021

Congress is back in town, and it’s Infrastructure Week FOR REAL this time.  Dean is joined by his colleagues at the firm, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down both infrastructure tracks, in both chambers, with predictions on what can get done before the August Recess.  Plus, Biden’s Executive Order gets the attention of the world’s largest companies.  It’s 2021 in 21 Minutes.  Thanks for listening!

Biden Approval Not All It Seems and Whatever Happened to Populism?

July 8, 2021

Congress is in recess and there’s no better time to take a higher level look at the state of our politics and the elections ahead. To help with that that, Dean is joined by Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen. Dean and Henry break down the 2020 elections and what the down ballot results might mean for the 2022 Midterms. Henry sees warning signs in Biden’s job approval with key constituencies and states. Plus, what’s next for populism in the U.S. and around the world, and can it survive without Donald Trump?

China, Cyber, and Infrastructure: Congress Starts a Long Hot Summer  – A NEW 2021 in 21 Minutes

June 7, 2021

14th & G notched a win when DC Mayor Muriel Bowser lifted the Nationals’ Park mask mandate! But Congress still has a big month ahead of it and the Senate is poised to send legislation to the House (mass hysteria!) Today, Dean and colleagues Democrat David Thomas and Republican Bruce Mehlman cover the latest in 2021 in 21 minutes.

Dean, David, and Bruce discuss US-China relations and the Innovation and Competition Act vote, the future of the filibuster, ransomware attacks and the state of our cyber hygiene. And certainly not least, hard predictions on the infrastructure bill and when it might appear on President Biden’s desk.  Thanks for listening!

14th&G: The Multi-Trillion Dollar Transformation of Joe Biden

May 5, 2021

Biden addressed a joint session of Congress and we hear responses from both sides of the aisle.

Today, Dean sits down with his colleagues Democrat David Thomas and Republican Bruce Mehlman. They discuss the implications of Biden’s multi-trillion dollar spending plan, if Republicans will take back the House in 2022, the inner turmoil of the Republican Party and “woke” fatigue in Democratic ranks. Dean, David, and Bruce also address the coming return to normalcy, and Dean makes a specific request of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser.

14th & G: Biden’s NEXT 100 Days, Party Civil Wars, and Woke Corporate America – A NEW 2021 in 21 Minutes

April 14, 2021

The first 100 days of the Biden administration are wrapping up, and we’re handing out grades.

Today, Dean sits down with his colleagues Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas. Together, they break down 2021 in 21 minutes and predict what the Biden administration’s next 100 days will look like including, perhaps, a major infrastructure bill, a bipartisan effort against China, adjustments to antitrust laws, and speculation of corporate America’s new political home, if it has one at all.

American Antitrust: The Future of U.S. Competition Policy with Trinity Venture’s Patricia Nakache

April 8, 2021

The private sector gives their side on antitrust compliance. This week, Dean concludes the American Antitrust series with Patricia Nakache, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm.

Dean and Patricia discuss how venture capital firms approach implications of antitrust at liquidity events, when startups choose to be acquired, go public, or go bankrupt. Patricia further explains antitrust enforcement when evaluating acquisitions in the tech space, potential chilling effects on mergers and acquisitions (MNAs) in the venture-backed world, and how BIg Tech impacts the playing field for startups.

14th & G: Modern Media, the Republican Party Revamp, and the Return of Earmarks with Jonathan Last of The Bulwark

March 24, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by Jonathan Last, editor of The Bulwark, a news network that provides political analysis free without partisan loyalties.

Dean and Jonathan discuss how the media landscape has evolved, becoming more partisan with fewer gatekeepers, and if these developments can possibly benefit the country. They also break down how the Republican Party is finding its way out of the wilderness, the return of congressionally directed spending projects, and what’s in store for the ’22 Midterms.

14th & G: American Antitrust: The Future of U.S. Competition Policy with former FTC Chairman, Jon Leibowitz

March 17, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is out with Part 2 of his series on American Antitrust. He is joined by Jon Leibowitz who served as Commissioner (2004 – 2009) and Chairman (2009 – 2013) of the Federal Trade Commission. Thank you for listening.

And stay tuned! As previewed in Friday’s Politico Influence:
Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas is rolling out a new series of its podcast “14th & G” on Monday. The series will be hosted by Mehlman partner Dean Hingson, and will focus on the antitrust sentiment heating up around Washington, with lawmakers in both chambers of Congress ramping up hearings and introducing legislation on the subject, the Biden administration staffing up with antitrust crusaders, and state and federal governments targeting Big Tech with antitrust lawsuits.
— Monday’s episode will feature Trump DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim, and future guests for the series include anti-monopoly researcher Matt Stoller, Trinity Ventures general partner Patricia Nakache and former FTC Chair and current Davis Polk partner Jon Leibowitz.

14th & G: American Antitrust: The Future of U.S. Competition Policy with former Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim

March 15, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean starts Part One of a four-part series on American Antitrust. He is joined by Makan Delrahim who served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice from 2017-2021. Thank you for listening.

And stay tuned! As previewed in Friday’s Politico Influence:
FOR YOUR SPOTIFY QUEUE: Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas is rolling out a new series of its podcast “14th & G” on Monday. The series will be hosted by Mehlman partner Dean Hingson, and will focus on the antitrust sentiment heating up around Washington, with lawmakers in both chambers of Congress ramping up hearings and introducing legislation on the subject, the Biden administration staffing up with antitrust crusaders, and state and federal governments targeting Big Tech with antitrust lawsuits.
— Monday’s episode will feature Trump DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim, and future guests for the series include anti-monopoly researcher Matt Stoller, Trinity Ventures general partner Patricia Nakache and former FTC Chair and current Davis Polk partner Jon Leibowitz.

14th & G – Biden World: The Incoming Personnel Driving Administration Policy

February 26, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Dean is joined today by his colleague (and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in the Obama Administration) Steve Haro. They discuss how the nomination and confirmation process is shaping up for the new administration, a tight House vote on COVID relief, and what’s in store for the Spring.

Thanks for listening!

14th& G: Mitch v. The Donald, the Democratic Agenda, and the Techlash Continues

February 19, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas. Together they break down 2021 in 21 minutes. Thank you for listening.

14th & G – NEW! The FIRST Quarterly Slide Deck of 2021 with Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti

February 5, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by the firm’s founding partners to discuss our quarterly review of politics and policy “Crossroads: Challenges and Choices in a Low Trust World” Thanks for listening!

14th & G: Capitol Ransacked, Impeachment II, and Inauguration – A NEW 2021 in 21 Minutes

January 8, 2021

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down the events of the most tumultuous week in recent American History. Thank you for listening

14th & G: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Budget Reconciliation *but were too afraid to ask*

January 6, 2021

Byrd Bath, Instructions, and the Parliamentarian: Dean is joined by two Senate veterans of reconciliation battles, Republican Laura Dove and Democrat Bill Dauster, to discuss how budget reconciliation can and can’t be used to implement public policy. Welcome to 14th & G.

14th & G: Tech’s Role in the American Recovery: the Tech Policy Forecast, American Cyber Defenses, and the Case for Tech Optimism with ITI’s Jason Oxman

December 21, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined today by ITI President and CEO Jason Oxman to discuss the technology sector’s role in the economic recovery, how to harden America’s cyber defense, and why the Luddites won’t return to smash the machines.

14th & G: The College Speaks and the Lame Duck Quacks – NEW! 2020 In 20 Minutes with Bruce Mehlman and David Thomas

December 16, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break down the few remaining days of 2020 in 20 Minutes. Thanks for listening!

14th & G: NEW! The Comeback of American Sports with Axios Sports Editor Kendall Baker

December 10, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. How will American Sports emerge from this pandemic season, when will we back in stadiums, and what’s the deal with MASN blackouts of Nats and Orioles games? Dean breaks it all down with Axios Sports Editor Kendall Baker. Thanks for listening!

14th & G: NEW! The American Workforce with Indeed.com Chief Economist, Jed Kolko

December 8, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by the chief economist for the world’s #1 job site Indeed.com, Jed Kolko. They discuss the state of our workforce, the prospects for economic recovery post-pandemic, and the future of work. Thanks for listening!

14th & G: Stocking the Biden Cabinet: Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Who’s On the Way

December 3, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleague and former Obama Administration Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Steve Haro. They’ll discuss the confirmation process and the names in the mix for the incoming Biden Cabinet. Thanks for listening.

NEW 2020 In 20 Minutes: The Lame Duck Finish, Biden Administration Takes Shape, and the Incredible Shrinking House Majority

November 25, 2020

Stuff your turkey and get a full rundown on the shape of the incoming Biden Administration, governing the House with a bare majority, and how the lame duck wraps up the year. Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break it all down. Thanks for listening!

14th & G: The Vote – Closing Out 2020, All That Mail, and The Future of Elections with “Super Lawyer” Ben Ginsberg

November 19, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined today by veteran election lawyer Ben Ginsberg to discuss the next steps in closing out 2020, the effects of the massive vote by mail, and the future of the American Election. Thanks for listening.

14th & G: The NEW Election 2020 Slide Deck: America Decided, America Divided with Bruce Mehlman & David Castagnetti

November 13, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined today by firm founding partners Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti to discuss our new slide deck on Election 2020. They break down the results, what it means for the next Administration, the next Congress, and how each party will deal with renewed civil wars in their ranks.

14th & G: Like An Old Sweet Song – Georgia Takes Center Stage with AJC Politics Reporter Patricia Murphy

November 11, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. As Georgia prepares for two Senate runoffs that will determine the Senate Majority, Dean is joined by Politics Reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Patricia Murphy. They break down the runoff system, both Senate races, and all the Peach State political happenings.

14th & G: 2020 In 20 Minutes: The Count, The Lame Duck, The First 100 Days, And Beyond…

November 6, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break down what’s happening and where it’s all headed. From the Count to the First 100 Days of the next administration, they’ll cover it all in 20 minutes. Thanks for listening.

14th & G: How to Watch Election Night Like a Pro with Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report

October 26, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. With a week to go Dean is joined by Cook Political Report elections guru, Dave Wasserman, for tips on how the pros follow returns as they come in on Election Night (and beyond). Thanks for listening!

14th & G Podcast: 2020 in 20 Minutes

October 23, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. The final week of the election, the debates are done, and the closing arguments begin. Dean is joined by Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break down the campaigns, prospects for COVID relief, tech policy, and outcome predictions. All of 2020 in 20 minutes! Thanks for listening!

14th & G Podcast: What to Watch For on Election Night with Washington Post Columnist Henry Olsen

October 15, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. Can President Trump defy the polls in his fight for reelection? What are the key counties and states to watch on Election Night to know who controls the White House and the Senate? Dean breaks it all down with Washington Post columnist and expert election analyst Henry Olsen on today’s 14th & G. Thanks for listening!

14th & G Podcast – COVID Hits the White House

October 2, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. As the world wishes a speedy recovery to the President and First Lady from COVID-19, Dean is joined by the firm’s founding partners, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Castagnetti, to assess the impact of this first October Surprise on the presidential election. They’ll also break down the debates, the polling, and the preparations for a Contingent Election- all in less than 25 minutes.

14th & G Podcast – Congress, China, Courts, and Campaigns: 2020 in 20 minutes

September 24, 2020

Welcome to 14th & G. The Four C’s driving this election: Congress, China, Courts, and Campaigns. From the Supreme Court vacancy to Electoral College predictions, Dean is joined today by Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break down 2020 in 20 minutes.

14th & G – The Biden Transition Team, What’s Happening Now – with Lauren Aronson, Nichole Distefano, & Steve Haro

September 22, 2020

Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G. As events swirl around the campaign, the Biden Transition Team is up and running. Dean is joined today by three of his Democratic colleagues who all served in senior positions in the Obama-Biden Administration- Lauren Aronson (White House and CMS), Nichole Distefano (EPA), and Steve Haro (Commerce). They’ll discuss the policies and personnel taking shape now, what that means for a potential Biden Administration, and who they think might be in line for the top jobs.

The Truth About Crypto w/ Financial Guru, Ric Edelman

Dean is joined by #1 Bestselling Author, Ric Edelman, and his new book “The Truth About Crypto”.  Dean and Ric discuss what cryptocurrency is and isn’t, why you might consider investing, and how the future of money is playing out right now. 

NEW! Building Back…?  The Senate’s Reconciliation End Game // 2022 In 22 Minutes

Schumer tries to get the reconciliation train out of the station, but are Senator Sinema and the Parliamentarian all board?