The Issue Is Podcast: Doug Burgum

Elex is joined in studio by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. Burgum, a Republican, talks energy and China policies, basketball, as well as how he plans to break-through in a primary field dominated by Former President Trump, currently leading the GOP race by a margin of more than 40 points.

The Issue Is Podcast: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Elex goes one-on-one with Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The environmental lawyer discusses his primary challenge to President Joe Biden, his thoughts on COVID, the growing immigration crisis at the U.S. Southern Border, family, misconceptions about him, and much more.

The Issue Is Podcast: Tony Thurmond, Katie Couric

This week on "The Issue Is," Elex Michaelson sits down with California's Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond to discuss education controversies across the state. Then, Michaelson is joined by legendary journalist Katie Couric to discuss the latest "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast, and the incredible advancements made in the fight against cancer.

The Issue Is Podcast: Jen Siebel Newsom, Alex Padilla, David Ambroz

This week on "The Issue Is," Elex Michaelson sits down with California's first partner Jen Siebel Newsom to discuss California's efforts to address childhood mental health, California Senator Alex Padilla on his legislation to help workers from heat-related injuries, and author David Ambroz on his inspiring story of overcoming homelessness and foster care.

The Issue Is Podcast: Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, comedian Matt Friend

This week on "The Issue Is," Elex Michaelson sits down with outgoing California Assemblyman Anthony Rendon to discuss his tenure as Speaker, his relationship with his successor, education funding, homelessness, and his future. Then, comedian Matthew Friend and his repertoire of spot-on impressions makes their big return.

The Issue Is Podcast: Sammy Hagar

This week on “The Issue Is," an exclusive sitdown with The Red Rocker himself, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and former Van Halen frontman, Sammy Hagar.