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The NPR Politics Podcast

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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

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Clogs your feed

By orwaw - Aug 10 2019
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Why can’t NPR fix this? If you try to listen to one episode, over 160 episodes clog your feed.

Fun, lively, informative

By dudeddr - Jul 30 2019
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One of the few podcasts that keeps me informed and not falling asleep.

iTunes Ratings

14228 Ratings
Average Ratings
11666
1141
423
346
652

Clogs your feed

By orwaw - Aug 10 2019
Read more
Why can’t NPR fix this? If you try to listen to one episode, over 160 episodes clog your feed.

Fun, lively, informative

By dudeddr - Jul 30 2019
Read more
One of the few podcasts that keeps me informed and not falling asleep.
Cover image of The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

Updated 10 days ago

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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

Rank #1: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 8

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President Trump visited survivors of the shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday, to mixed reception. The team discusses what the president, members of Congress and the 2020 presidential candidates are considering to combat gun violence. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, political reporter Tim Mak, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis and White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 08 2019
32 mins
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Rank #2: In Fight With 'Chuck And Nancy,' Trump Says He'd Be 'Proud' To Shut Down Government

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In a testy and dramatic Oval Office exchange with Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer, President Trump made clear he would be "proud" to shut down the government in less than two weeks if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political editor Domenico Montanaro and Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Dec 11 2018
17 mins
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Rank #3: 'Hate Has No Place' In America, Trump Says After Deadly Shootings

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President Trump responded to the deadly weekend shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy and called for the death penalty for mass murderers and domestic terrorists. This episode: political reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political editor Domenico Montanaro and justice reporter Ryan Lucas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 05 2019
22 mins
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Rank #4: Trump's Attorney Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty & Paul Manafort Found Guilty By Jury

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, has pleaded guilty to eight counts in federal court. The counts related to campaign finance violations involved payments that were made to keep two women quiet during the 2016 campaign. And a federal jury found Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, guilty in eight counts of tax and bank fraud. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 22 2018
23 mins
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Rank #5: Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case of Trump v. Hawaii, better known as the travel ban case. Also the latest with DACA. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, national political correspondent Mara Liasson and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Apr 25 2018
22 mins
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Rank #6: Obama's Farewell, Russian Intel Reports, Senate Hearings

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Tuesday was a tsunami of political news. This episode: host/campaign reporter Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Jan 11 2017
33 mins
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Rank #7: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 1

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The Senate on Thursday approved a two-year budget deal that set new spending levels and boosted the nation's borrowing authority. Plus, the Senate confirmed thirteen new federal judges, meaning Trump has shaped a quarter of the federal bench nationwide. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 01 2019
31 mins
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Rank #8: The 2nd Democratic Debates: Night 2 Takeaways

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CNN hosted the second Democratic presidential debates, which was split into two nights because the sheer number of candidates running. In the second night, former Vice President Joe Biden was front and center as candidates spent most of the time attacking his proposed policies and track record. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 01 2019
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Rank #9: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 2

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Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, is in court, and his trial is wrapping up faster than predicted. And while the courtroom is a phone free zone, that hasn't kept the president from weighing in on the events from the outside. Plus, we examine how president's past and president influence the votes in a midterm election. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, political reporter Tim Mak, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and editor correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Aug 02 2018
42 mins
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Rank #10: Senate Releases More Details on Trump Jr. And Russian Lawyer Meeting & Tuesday's Primaries Takeaways

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The Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages related to an investigation of a meeting between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians. We sift through what the testimony tells us. Plus, women continue to be front and center in this year's primaries. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
May 16 2018
24 mins
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Rank #11: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 23

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This episode: host/editor/correspondent Ron Elving, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and political editor Domenico Montanaro, with justice correspondent Carrie Johnson and political reporter Jessica Taylor. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Feb 24 2017
46 mins
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Rank #12: The Third Presidential Debate

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The final debate of 2016. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
Oct 20 2016
36 mins
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Rank #13: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 5

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Intelligence officials testify about Russian hacking on Capitol Hill, and the Obamacare showdown looms. This episode: host/reporter Sam Sanders, White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Jan 05 2017
45 mins
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Rank #14: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 26

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President Trump's embattled nominee Ronny Jackson withdrew his name to serve as the head of the VA. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill with bipartisan support to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller if he is fired. The team also discusses the visit of French president Emmanuel Macron. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, editor and correspondent Ron Elving and Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Apr 27 2018
49 mins
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Rank #15: Trump's Former Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

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A federal judge sentenced Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen to three years in prison on Wednesday following Cohen's guilty pleas to a number of political and finance crimes. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Dec 12 2018
13 mins
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Rank #16: On The Trail With Pete Buttigieg

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In an ongoing series the NPR Politics Podcast is hitting the road and interviewing 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. This episode Tamara Keith and Iowa Public Radio's Clay Masters sit down with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to ask about why he's the best pick for president. This series is produced in collaboration with IPR and New Hampshire Public Radio.
May 21 2019
29 mins
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Rank #17: Democrats Win Control Of The House; Republicans Expand Senate Majority

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In what was considered a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency, Congress splits control between Democrats and Republicans. The win-win marks a shift in the levers of power in Washington. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Asma Khalid, congressional reporter Kelsey Snell and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Nov 07 2018
25 mins
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Rank #18: The 1st Democratic Debates: Night 2 Takeaways

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NBC hosted the first Democratic presidential debates, which was split into two nights because of the sheer number of candidates running. In the second night, race became the focus of the debate when Senator Harris challenged former Vice President Biden on his record. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Jun 28 2019
24 mins
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Rank #19: The Lasting Political Impact of The Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings

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With less than six weeks until the midterm elections, how will Kavanaugh's nomination process — with multiple allegations of sexual assault, an emotional day of testimony and a re-opened FBI investigation — mobilize Republican and Democrat voters? This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, political editor Domenico Montanaro and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Sep 29 2018
16 mins
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Rank #20: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 13

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A week of notable policy reversals from President Trump. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
Apr 14 2017
46 mins
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