The X-Ray Podcast

About The X-Ray

The X-Ray is a podcast that analyzes the biggest issues facing our democracy through conversations with newsmakers, thought leaders, and experts.

About The X-Ray

The X-Ray is a podcast with a fresh take on political power: Who wants it? Who wields it? And why? 

Through compelling conversations and analysis with politicians, media, and experts, The X-Ray dissects how power really works in Washington, DC. Big ideas to change the world and naked power plays. Villains and heroes. Talkers and doers. DC’s big cast of characters making decisions for 330 million people – the ultimate power play.  

Listen to The X-Ray wherever you get your podcasts! 

The Host

Fernando Espuelas

Fernando Espuelas is a political journalist in Washington, DC. He specializes in covering power – who wants it, who wields it, and why.

Espuelas has contributed opinion journalism to CBS News, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News, France 24, Hearst Television & Radio, The Hill, The Huffington Post, iHeart, NPR News, MSNBC, La Opinión, Sky News, Spotify, Univision, and many other platforms. 

Espuelas was previously host of the daily politics program “The Fernando Espuelas Show” on Univision Radio and the weekly “Decision 2020 with Fernando Espuelas” for Univision News.  Espuelas was also the producer and host of national politics TV show “Matter of Fact with Fernando Espuelas.” Espuelas is the first American Latino to host a mainstream national TV Sunday politics program. 

Espuelas was previously the host and managing editor of the national, bilingual radio talk show “Fernando Espuelas.”  The top rated Latino talk-radio program in the country, the show was produced and broadcast daily from Washington by Univision.  

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