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Dan Primack

Dan Primack is the business editor at Axios, and author of the daily Pro Rata newsletter and podcast covering deals and deal-makers from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. He previously was a senior editor at Fortune and an editor-at-large with Reuters. Primack is one of the top journalists followed by CEOs (#14!) and most-trusted reporters on his beat.l
Recent episodes featuring Dan Primack
All Eyes on Impeachment?
Axios Pro Rata
Today is Day 2 of the impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill, where we’ll hear testimony from former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. But live TV viewership for Wednesday’s hearing fell short of several recent hearings — like Comey’s 2018 hearing and the Cohen hearing in February this year. Dan unpacks the latest on impeachment with Axios Executive Editor Mike Allen. Plus: Apple bans vaping apps and a big debate over domains.
Deval Patrick is Running
Axios Pro Rata
Deval Patrick announced today that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, months after announcing he wouldn’t. Dan dives in with Axios Political Reporter Alexi McCammond on how Patrick — a former civil rights lawyer, two-term Massachusetts governor, and Bain Capital businessman — will perform in the race. Plus: Silicon Valley’s latest immigration controversy and Boomers bash back.
Apple Blames the Algorithm, Part 2
Axios Pro Rata
Yesterday’s show looked at gender discrimination allegations against the Apple Card, issued by Goldman Sachs, which has denied making gender-based decisions. Today, Dan unpacks the controversy with Carey Halio, CEO of Goldman Sachs Bank USA. Plus: the rise of data antitrust and a rough start for Disney+.
Billionaires Battle Back
Axios Pro Rata
Billionaires appear terrified of a Warren presidency — but the idea of taxing the rich isn’t new. Dan dives in to the politics of wealth taxes and the prospect of billionaire Mike Bloomberg joining the presidential field with Axios CEO Jim VandeHei. Plus: new troubles for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger and the real meaning of a life sentence.
The Fight Over TikTok
Axios Pro Rata
Earlier this week, TikTok faced scrutiny in a congressional hearing and Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn called TikTok “China’s best detective” in a letter to its CEO. Dan digs in to TikTok and data privacy with Senator Blackburn. Plus: Facebook and Google consider new political ad rules and big money for former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.
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