Full episode 642: The Impossible Dream Act Four It’s Our Prerogative Share a clip ByZoe Chace The government shuts down, and Flake tries to get the senate to ignore what the White House wants. Unsuccessfully. Yet he presses on. (10 minutes) Song:“Some Days” by Sturgill Simpson More in PoliticsView all 652: ICE Capades July 20, 2018 Act One: We'll Talk About It in the Car Anita was separated from her son at the border a month ago. 649: It's My Party and I'll Try If I Want To June 22, 2018 Act One When Jeff Beals learned who was going to run in the Democratic primary for NY-19, he was disappointed. 649: It's My Party and I'll Try If I Want To June 22, 2018 Act Two Beals is running against six other candidates, many of whom say they, too, are progressive. More by Zoe ChaceView all 642: The Impossible Dream Apr. 6, 2018 Act Three: When the Cat’s Away, the Mouse, He Can Run Around Senator Jeff Flake breaks from the plan and speaks openly about the bipartisan DACA proposal to the media before the president has a chance to sell the deal himself. 642: The Impossible Dream Apr. 6, 2018 Act Two: Flakes Second At Bat — Now With the President Senator Jeff Flake goes to the White House and discovers a president who seems to be very open to doing whatever immigration deal the senate brings him. 642: The Impossible Dream Apr. 6, 2018 Act One: The Bluff Senator Jeff Flake tries use his newfound leverage to get a commitment to bring DACA to the Senate floor in exchange for his vote for the Republican tax bill.