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Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.

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Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.

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Brooks and Shields

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This is my favourite part of the Newshour ... Judy is my favourite host 👍👍

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iTunes Ratings

702 Ratings
Average Ratings
567
58
29
16
32

Brooks and Shields

By funkynassau - Nov 10 2019
Read more
This is my favourite part of the Newshour ... Judy is my favourite host 👍👍

I’m checking

By yoyoyizzio - Jun 07 2019
Read more
I UI’m sorry Juicy food huh I’m g Your HCHyxr Ed
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PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Shields and Brooks on public impeachment hearings, Kentucky election results

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's political news, including the impact of released impeachment inquiry transcripts, what we might learn from the upcoming public hearings, the possible entry of Michael Bloomberg into the 2020 presidential race and results from state elections in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Nov 08 2019

14mins

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Rank #2: Shields and Brooks on impeachment testimony, newest 2020 Democrats

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including whether public impeachment hearings are making President Trump more or less vulnerable, what stood out about the witnesses who testified so far, whether Trump's Ukraine dealings are surprising or "in character" and the latest dynamics among 2020 Democrats.

Nov 15 2019

13mins

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Rank #3: Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson on impeachment inquiry, withdrawal of Beto O'Rourke

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Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus and syndicated columnist Michael Gerson join Amna Nawaz to analyze the week's political news, including details emerging from witness depositions in the impeachment inquiry about President Trump's dealings with Ukraine, current public opinion on Trump and impeachment and 2020 campaign updates, including the withdrawal of Democrat Beto O'Rourke.

Nov 01 2019

9mins

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Rank #4: Shields and Brooks on Iran general's killing, 2020 Democrats' fundraising

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's political news, including the U.S. military's killing of elite Iranian general Qassam Soleimani and its potential repercussions and how fundraising and polling numbers are stacking up for 2020 Democrats a month before the Iowa caucuses.

Jan 03 2020

12mins

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Rank #5: Shields and Brooks on 2019 in review, 2020 predictions

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week's political news, including the battle between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over rules for a Senate impeachment trial, how the presidential primary race is shaping up among 2020 Democrats and the year's most surprising political developments.

Dec 27 2019

14mins

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Rank #6: Shields and Brooks on Trump's impeachment reaction, Democratic debate

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including risks for red-state Democrats who voted to impeach President Trump, how Trump reacted to impeachment, the potential for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to delay transmitting the articles to the Senate for trial and takeaways from the sixth Democratic debate.

Dec 20 2019

13mins

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Rank #7: Shields and Brooks on Trump's Syria 'blunder,' impeachment outlook

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's political news, including how the impeachment inquiry is affecting President Trump's support among Republicans, fallout from Trump's handling of northern Syria and the military advance by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the changing dynamics of the 2020 presidential race.

Oct 18 2019

14mins

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Rank #8: Introducing: Broken Justice

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We're briefly interrupting your regular podcast feed to offer a sample of our newest podcast series: Broken Justice. In 1997, Ricky Kidd was sentenced to life without parole for a double homicide he says he didn't commit. And, he argues, his court-appointed lawyer is the reason. In the U.S. justice system, everyone has the right to an attorney, even if you can't afford one. But what happens when your lawyer is overworked, underfunded and unable to do their job? From the PBS NewsHour, a look inside the crisis that is overwhelming Missouri's public defender system and what it means for serving justice in America.

Dec 09 2019

26mins

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Rank #9: Shields and Brooks on impeachment public opinion, shifting 2020 Democratic race

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including public opinion and legal debate in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, the shifting race among 2020 Democrats and what we're thankful for during this holiday week.

Nov 29 2019

11mins

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Rank #10: Shields and Brooks on impeachment hearing revelations, Democratic debate takeaways

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the biggest revelations and most compelling characters from impeachment hearings, whether they will change voters' minds about impeachment, how 2020 Democrats performed in their fifth debate and President Trump's moves on military justice.

Nov 22 2019

12mins

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