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Quorum Call

No one knows Capitol Hill and the corridors of Washington power like National Journal, and now NJ brings you Quorum Call—a weekly podcast on Congress, policy, and politics. Hosted by National Journal's veteran reporting team, new episodes of Quorum Call will be available every Monday.
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Feb 20, 2018

Kyle Trygstad and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss the next steps for immigration on Captiol Hill, the latest developments in some of the year's top Senate races, and how Pennsylvania's new congressional map will affect the midterms.

Feb 12, 2018

Dan Newhauser and Alex Rogers regroup with Adam Wollner to discuss the fallout from the two-year budget deal and preview this week's battles over immigration and infrastructure.

Feb 5, 2018

Alex Rogers and Dan Newhauser join Adam Wollner to discuss the next federal funding deadline, the prospects for an immigration deal, Rep. Devin Nunes' memo and why so many Republican committee chairs are headed for the exits.

Jan 29, 2018

Josh Kraushaar and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss the latest immigration negotiations, President Trump's upcoming State of the Union address, whether lawmakers will take action to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, the uptick in activity in the special election Pennsylvania's 18th district, and House Appropriations Committee chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen's decision to retire.

Jan 22, 2018

Josh Kraushaar and Dan Newhauser join Adam Wollner to discuss the political and policy fallout from the government shutdown.

Jan 16, 2018

Dan Newhauser and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss whether Congress can avoid a government shutdown this week, as well as how President Trump's latest vulgar comments will effect immigration negotiations. Kyle Trygstad and Ally Mutnick also stop by to break down the latest developments on the 2018 campaign trail.

Jan 8, 2018

George Condon and Josh Kraushaar join Adam Wollner to discuss the fallout from Michael Wolff's explosive new book "Fire and Fury," including what's next for president's ostracized former strategist Steve Bannon. They also break down the GOP's legislative goals for 2018 and explore what kind of senator Mitt Romney would be.

Jan 2, 2018

Adam Wollner, Dan Newhauser, and Alex Rogers preview all the major policy issues lawmakers will tackle in the new year, from the budget to immigration to health care.

Dec 26, 2017

Adam Wollner, Josh Kraushaar, Kyle Trygstad, and Hanna Trudo break down Hotline's inaugural 2020 Democratic presidential power rankings.

Dec 18, 2017

Dan Newhauser and Casey Wooten join Adam Wollner to discuss the final steps for the GOP tax bill, whether lawmakers will be able to avoid a government shutdown, and Paul Ryan's future. Later, Brendan Bordelon makes his podcast debut to break down the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality regulations.

Dec 11, 2017

Josh Kraushaar, Kyle Trygstad and Kimberly Railey join Adam Wollner to preview Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama. They also break down the latest developments in the Minnesota and Tennessee Senate races.

Dec 4, 2017

Casey Wooten and Alex Rogers regroup with Adam Wollner to break down the Senate's late-night vote in favor the GOP's tax bill and preview the biggest hurdles remaining for the legislation. They also provide an update on the latest spending negotiations as the government aims to avoid a shutdown this week.

Nov 27, 2017

Casey Wooten and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to break down where the Senate stands on tax reform legislation ahead of a possible vote this week. They also discuss the long list of items on Congress' to-do list before the end of the year.

Nov 20, 2017

Josh Kraushaar and Kimberly Railey join Adam Wollner to discuss the political fallout from the sexual harassment allegations against Roy Moore and Sen. Al Franken, as well as the mistrial in Sen. Robert Menendez's bribery case.

Nov 13, 2017

Kyle Trygstad and Ally Mutnick join Adam Wollner to discuss the lessons both parties can learn from the Democrats' big election night in Virginia last week, how latest wave of House Republican retirements could affect the 2018 landscape, and the fallout from the sexual misconduct allegations made against Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore. Casey Wooten also provides an update on tax reform as the House prepares to vote on its legislation this week.

Nov 6, 2017

Josh Kraushaar and Zach Cohen join Adam Wollner to preview Tuesday's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey. Casey Wooten also stops by to break down the House GOP's tax reform plan.

Oct 30, 2017

Josh Kraushaar and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss the fallout from the first charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as well as Sen. Jeff Flake's decision not to seek reelection in 2018. Casey Wooten also stops by to provide an update on the GOP's tax reform efforts.

Oct 23, 2017

Josh Kraushaar and Kimberly Railey join Adam Wollner to discuss how much Republican candidates running in 2018 should worry about Steve Bannon, whether congressional leadership will be a bigger drag on the GOP than President Trump in the midterms and House Democrats' fundraising success.

Oct 16, 2017

George Condon, Erin Durkin, and Casey Wooten join Adam Wollner this week to discuss President Trump's decisions to kick Obamacare subsidy payments and the Iran deal to Congress, as well as preview the Senate's upcoming budget resolution vote, a major step in the GOP's efforts to overhaul the tax code.

Oct 10, 2017

Casey Wooten and Dan Newhauser join Adam Wollner to break down the biggest political and policy hurdles facing congressional Republicans as they attempt to overhaul the tax code. Then, Ally Mutnick and Kimberly Railey stop by to discuss the impact of the latest re-election announcements from members of Congress ahead of the 2018 midterms.

Oct 2, 2017

Casey Wooten and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss congressional Republicans moving on to tax reform after failing to repeal Obamacare. Josh Kraushaar also stops by to break down what Roy Moore's victory in the Alabama GOP Senate primary and Sen. Bob Corker's retirement mean for the direction of the Republican Party.

Sep 25, 2017

This week, Adam Wollner, Josh Kraushaar, and Alex Rogers break down the GOP's last-gasp effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Later, Kimberly Railey joins to preview Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama.

Sep 18, 2017

George Condon and Alex Rogers join Adam Wollner to discuss President Trump's outreach to congressional Democrats and the latest GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Then, Kyle Trygstad and Ally Mutnick stop by to break down the Hotline's ranking of the 15 House seats most likely to flip party control in 2018.

Sep 11, 2017

Adam regroups with Dan and Alex to discuss the ramifications of President Trump's unexpected spending deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Then, Ally joins to break down the decisions from swing-district Republican Reps. Dave Reichert, Charlie Dent and Dave Trott to retire at the end of the term.

Sep 5, 2017

With Congress back in Washington after the August recess, Adam, Alex, and Dan discuss the looming fiscal deadlines facing members, the Trump administration's DACA announcement and the president's worsening relations with Republican senators.

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