The Axe Files - Transcripts

David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, brings you "The Axe Files," a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world.

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Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics.

Please see below for transcripts of every episode. To listen to the podcasts, visit or

For questions or comments about the podcast, please contact Matthew Jaffe, the IOP's Communications Director, at