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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin on MPR News

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Ken Rudin, an expert in American politics and campaign history, joins MPR News host Kerri Miller every week for a conversation about the latest on President Trump, Congress, and the American political scene.

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Ken Rudin, an expert in American politics and campaign history, joins MPR News host Kerri Miller every week for a conversation about the latest on President Trump, Congress, and the American political scene.

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Great Summary of Important Political Topics

By Rod Brown 4 - Jan 16 2018
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I really miss Ken on "Talk of the Nation". Glad he is investing the time for this podcast!

My favorite politics podcast

By Lgreyerb - Oct 31 2016
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Informative and often hilarious... By far the best political podcast option!

iTunes Ratings

112 Ratings
Average Ratings
87
9
5
6
5

Great Summary of Important Political Topics

By Rod Brown 4 - Jan 16 2018
Read more
I really miss Ken on "Talk of the Nation". Glad he is investing the time for this podcast!

My favorite politics podcast

By Lgreyerb - Oct 31 2016
Read more
Informative and often hilarious... By far the best political podcast option!

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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin on MPR News

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Ken Rudin, an expert in American politics and campaign history, joins MPR News host Kerri Miller every week for a conversation about the latest on President Trump, Congress, and the American political scene.

Rank #1: The Political Junkie: The palatability of Beto O'Rourke

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The political junkie offers his take on the week's big political headlines, from President Trump's first veto to Beto O'Rourke and New Zealand's commitment to reform of its gun laws.

Mar 18 2019

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Rank #2: The Political Junkie: What came from the Cohen hearings?

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The Michael Cohen hearings lasted over seven hours. Picking up on the most important parts can be difficult. The Political Junkie is here to help you make sense of it all.

Mar 04 2019

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Rank #3: The Political Junkie: Who is running and who is not

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Even in a presidential field that's already crowded, there's much speculation about who will run and who won't. The Political Junkie stopped in to help us keep everything straight.

Mar 12 2019

16mins

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Rank #4: The Political Junkie: What could come from Cohen's testimony

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Michael Cohen is set to testify publicly in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday. What information could come from his testimony? What might happen away from public view?

Feb 25 2019

16mins

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Rank #5: The Political Junkie: Are presidential candidates from the Midwest electable?

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Amy Klobuchar announced that she will be running for president. Will her Midwestern roots give her an advantage in states like Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan that went for Trump in 2016?

Feb 11 2019

15mins

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Rank #6: The Political Junkie: The qualities of good leadership

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What are the qualities of a good political leader? Are our government leaders exhibiting the qualities of good leadership?

Feb 04 2019

15mins

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Rank #7: The Political Junkie: The developing landscape of the 2020 election

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The RNC backed Trump's bid for re-election in 2020. More democrats have been announcing their intentions to run. Ken Rudin talked about everything that's happened in politics this past week.

Jan 28 2019

12mins

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Rank #8: Political Junkie: Talking political tribalism

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The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, joined MPR News host to talk about tribalism in politics and how people make decisions based on their party.

Jan 14 2019

44mins

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Rank #9: Political Junkie: Does the president set the moral tone for our country?

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The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to run down the week's biggest political headlines.

Jan 07 2019

15mins

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Rank #10: Political Junkie: Threats of a government shutdown

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MPR News host Euan Kerr sat down with Ken Rudin to run down the big headlines in political news this week. This week they talked about Trump's threats of a government shutdown if the border wall isn't funded, Mick Mulvaney being named acting chief of staff for Trump, and more.

Dec 17 2018

14mins

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