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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.

  1. 1.
    Congress Returns With A Long To-Do List11/12/2018
    16:17
  2. 2.
    Election Night Hasn't Ended Just Yet11/09/2018
    20:26
  3. 3.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 811/08/2018
    33:01
  4. 4.
    After Election Night, Trump Lashes Out; Pelosi Offers An Olive Branch11/07/2018
    24:24
  5. 5.
    Democrats Win Control Of The House; Republicans Expand Senate Majority11/07/2018
    25:36
  6. 6.
    Midterm Update: Republicans & Democrats Make Their Final Pitches To Voters11/05/2018
    21:42
  7. 7.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 111/01/2018
    34:57
  8. 8.
    Midterm Update: What You Should Pay Attention To On Election Night10/31/2018
    16:47
  1. 9.
    Midterm Update: Trump Pivots To Immigration; Where The Parties Put Their Money10/30/2018
    23:22
  2. 10.
    Feds Charge Man With Mailing Improvised Bombs To President Trump's Critics10/26/2018
    12:41
  3. 11.
    New NPR Poll Shows Trump is Key Factor in Midterms10/26/2018
    15:25
  4. 12.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 2510/25/2018
    33:56
  5. 13.
    Apparent 'Pipe Bombs' Mailed To Clinton, Obama And CNN10/24/2018
    14:56
  6. 14.
    Midterm Update: Voter Suppression In Georgia; Trump Stumps For Former Rival In TX10/23/2018
    26:02
  7. 15.
    U.S. Government Charges Russian With Interference In The 2018 Midterm Elections10/19/2018
    13:21
  8. 16.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 1810/18/2018
    39:02
  9. 17.
    A Saudi Journalist Disappears in Turkey And Sets Off A Diplomatic Crisis 10/16/2018
    20:54
  10. 18.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 1110/11/2018
    35:55
  11. 19.
    Nikki Haley Resigns As U.N. Ambassador; Kavanaugh Debuts On The Supreme Court10/09/2018
    18:15
  12. 20.
    Kavanaugh Has The Votes To Be Confirmed To The Supreme Court10/06/2018
    17:20
  13. 21.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 410/04/2018
    36:37
  14. 22.
    President Trump Mocks Ford; FBI Investigates Accusations Against Kavanaugh10/03/2018
    19:20
  15. 23.
    The Lasting Political Impact of The Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings09/29/2018
    16:26
  16. 24.
    Kavanaugh & His Accuser Blasey Ford Testify About Sexual Misconduct Allegations09/28/2018
    25:58
  17. 25.
    Senate Committee Reviews New Allegations Against Kavanaugh; Trump Defends His Nominee09/27/2018
    20:35
  18. 26.
    Kavanaugh Again Accused of Sexual Misconduct; Rosenstein Remains Deputy AG For Now09/24/2018
    23:00
  19. 27.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 2009/21/2018
    41:22
  20. 28.
    Trump Escalates Trade War With China; China Retaliates09/18/2018
    16:50
  21. 29.
    Allegations Against Kavanaugh Cause Political Turmoil, Echoes of Anita Hill09/18/2018
    18:10
  22. 30.
    Manafort Pleads Guilty & Kavanaugh Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct09/14/2018
    14:40
  23. 31.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 1309/13/2018
    36:48
  24. 32.
    NPR Poll: Midwest Abandons Trump, Democrats Chances Balloon Ahead of Midterms09/12/2018
    15:23
  25. 33.
    Obama Takes On Trump In First Midterm Campaign Speech09/07/2018
    13:52
  26. 34.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 609/06/2018
    40:35
  27. 35.
    Kavanaugh Hearing Day 2: SCOTUS Nominee Defends Dissents On Abortion, Gun Control09/06/2018
    20:52
  28. 36.
    Midterm Update: Ayanna Pressley's Upset Victory Shows Power Of Women Of Color09/05/2018
    15:00
  29. 37.
    Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Day One; New Book Details A Chaotic White House09/05/2018
    27:07
  30. 38.
    John McCain Honored By Obama, Bush, & Others At Washington Funeral09/01/2018
    18:57
  31. 39.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 3008/30/2018
    31:36
  32. 40.
    WH Counsel Don McGahn To Resign; Plus, FL's Governor's Race Is 2018's Bernie v. Trump08/29/2018
    22:06
  33. 41.
    Midterm Update: Arizona, Florida, & Oklahoma Hold Primary Elections08/27/2018
    16:42
  34. 42.
    Sen. John McCain, Former Presidential Nominee And Prisoner Of War, Dies At 8108/26/2018
    25:25
  35. 43.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 2308/23/2018
    39:13
  36. 44.
    Trump's Attorney Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty & Paul Manafort Found Guilty By Jury08/22/2018
    24:03
  37. 45.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 1608/16/2018
    33:08
  38. 46.
    Midterm Update: First Transgender Gubernatorial Nominee & #MeToo Enters A New Era08/15/2018
    21:05
  39. 47.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman Secretly Records The President; Plus Tuesday's Primaries08/13/2018
    27:17
  40. 48.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 908/09/2018
    39:17
  41. 49.
    Midterm Update: Tuesday's Primaries Raise Questions About Trump's Influence08/08/2018
    20:48
  42. 50.
    What to Watch For In Tuesday's Elections08/06/2018
    20:33
  43. 51.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 208/02/2018
    42:23
  44. 52.
    Facebook Removes Accounts Involved In Deceptive Political Influence Campaign07/31/2018
    17:27
  45. 53.
    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Goes To Trial07/30/2018
    18:21
  46. 54.
    Hundreds Of Families Still Separated As Reunification Deadline Passes07/27/2018
    14:34
  47. 55.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 2607/26/2018
    34:08
  48. 56.
    Cohen Leaks Secret Recording Of Trump & New NPR Poll After Trump-Putin Summit 07/25/2018
    24:15
  49. 57.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 1907/19/2018
    43:23
  50. 58.
    Trump Walks Back Comments At Putin Summit & DOJ Charges Russian Operative07/17/2018
    23:05
  51. 59.
    President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit07/16/2018
    19:11
  52. 60.
    Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election07/13/2018
    14:39
  53. 61.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 1207/12/2018
    50:19
  54. 62.
    Trump Names Brett Kavanaugh For Supreme Court07/10/2018
    17:34
  55. 63.
    EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Amid Scandals07/05/2018
    15:06
  56. 64.
    Weekly Roundup: Tuesday, July 307/03/2018
    37:42
  57. 65.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 2806/28/2018
    33:17
  58. 66.
    The Supreme Court's Swing Voter Justice Anthony Kennedy Retires06/27/2018
    22:56
  59. 67.
    Midterm Update: 28-year-old Latina Defeats Establishment Democrat In Primary Upset06/27/2018
    18:29
  60. 68.
    Analysis: The Impact Of The Supreme Court's Decision To Uphold Trump's Travel Ban06/26/2018
    18:33
  61. 69.
    The Supreme Court Rules On Racial Gerrymander & Tuesday's Primaries06/25/2018
    21:04
  62. 70.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 2106/21/2018
    46:32
  63. 71.
    Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations06/20/2018
    17:49
  64. 72.
    The Trump Administration's Family Separation Border Policy Explained06/18/2018
    21:34
  65. 73.
    Fact Check: Trump's Freewheeling Friday 06/15/2018
    18:42
  66. 74.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 1406/14/2018
    44:34
  67. 75.
    Midterm Update: Tuesday's Primaries Underscore That The GOP Is Trump's Party Now06/13/2018
    20:12
  68. 76.
    At A Historic Summit, President Trump Praises Kim's Commitment To Denuclearize06/12/2018
    21:51
  69. 77.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 706/07/2018
    48:37
  70. 78.
    Midterm Update: "Super Tuesday" Primaries Results06/06/2018
    17:12
  71. 79.
    Supreme Court On A Baker V. Same-Sex Couple, Trump Exerts Executive Privilege, & Tuesday's Primaries06/04/2018
    22:14
  72. 80.
    NPR Politics Live From Charlotte: The Midterms Showdown06/02/2018
    27:48
  73. 81.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 3105/31/2018
    47:07
  74. 82.
    The Supreme Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Case & President Trump Threatens New Tariffs On China05/29/2018
    20:14
  75. 83.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 2405/24/2018
    45:47
  76. 84.
    Midterm Update: First Black Woman Nominated For Governor & Other Tuesday Primaries Takeaways05/23/2018
    19:51
  77. 85.
    Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics & Tuesday's Primaries05/21/2018
    26:22
  78. 86.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 1705/17/2018
    41:47
  79. 87.
    Senate Releases More Details on Trump Jr. And Russian Lawyer Meeting & Tuesday's Primaries Takeaways05/16/2018
    24:20
  80. 88.
    One Year Of Robert Mueller As Special Counsel05/15/2018
    30:00
  81. 89.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 1005/10/2018
    45:10
  82. 90.
    Midterm Update: May 8th Primaries Takeaways05/09/2018
    21:29
  83. 91.
    President Trump Says The U.S. "Will Withdraw" From The Iran Nuclear Deal05/09/2018
    20:21
  84. 92.
    Midterm Update: May 8th Primaries Look Ahead05/07/2018
    21:45
  85. 93.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 305/03/2018
    44:52
  86. 94.
    Comedian Responds To Criticism After Controversial Remarks At The White House Correspondents' Dinner04/30/2018
    24:26
  87. 95.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 2604/27/2018
    49:19
  88. 96.
    Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban04/25/2018
    23:03
  89. 97.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 1904/20/2018
    46:28
  90. 98.
    Comey Tells NPR The FBI 'Would Be Worse Today' If Not For His Actions04/17/2018
    25:09
  91. 99.
    President Trump Announces Air Strikes On Syria04/14/2018
    20:05
  92. 100.
    More On Mueller, Zuckerberg And Landscape For 2018 Elections04/13/2018
    43:19
  93. 101.
    Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-Election04/11/2018
    20:04
  94. 102.
    Zuckerberg Faces Congress And FBI Raids Properties of Trump Lawyer04/11/2018
    50:24
  95. 103.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 504/05/2018
    50:13
  96. 104.
    Trump Turns Focus Back To Immigration; Citizenship Question On Census Ignites Controversy04/03/2018
    38:41
  97. 105.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 2903/29/2018
    40:50
  98. 106.
    McMaster Out As National Security Adviser, Bolton In03/23/2018
    18:47
  99. 107.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 2203/22/2018
    51:50
  100. 108.
    McCabe Fired, Trump Escalates Attacks On Mueller 03/19/2018
    31:14
  101. 109.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 1503/15/2018
    38:43
  102. 110.
    Democrat Apparent Winner In Pennsylvania Special Election03/14/2018
    18:34
  103. 111.
    Trump Fires Tillerson, Taps Pompeo As Secretary Of State03/13/2018
    28:47
  104. 112.
    Democrats Hoping For Upset In Pennsylvania Special Election03/12/2018
    18:44
  105. 113.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 803/08/2018
    49:04
  106. 114.
    Takeaways From Texas, As Midterms Kick Off03/07/2018
    26:51
  107. 115.
    Primary Season Kicks Off With Texas03/05/2018
    26:59
  108. 116.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 103/02/2018
    43:59
  109. 117.
    Big Week At Supreme Court On Immigration, First Amendment02/28/2018
    31:05
  110. 118.
    NPR Politics Live From Cleveland02/24/2018
    31:24
  111. 119.
    Parkland Students Bring Gun Debate Front And Center02/23/2018
    50:37
  112. 120.
    Grand Jury Indicts Russians Linked To Interference In 2016 Election02/16/2018
    22:35
  113. 121.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 1502/16/2018
    45:28
  114. 122.
    Mixed Messages In Trump's Response To Abuse Allegations02/13/2018
    36:43
  115. 123.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 802/09/2018
    42:35
  116. 124.
    Scramble To Redraw Congressional Maps In PA, Avert Another Shutdown In DC02/06/2018
    23:56
  117. 125.
    GOP Releases Memo Alleging FBI Surveillance Abuses02/02/2018
    20:02
  118. 126.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 102/01/2018
    50:20
  119. 127.
    Trump Plays To Base, Calls For Unity In State Of The Union01/31/2018
    38:59
  120. 128.
    Trump To Deliver First State Of The Union01/29/2018
    24:47
  121. 129.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 2501/26/2018
    54:09
  122. 130.
    Senate Reaches Deal To End Shutdown01/22/2018
    26:10
  123. 131.
    Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Pass Spending Bill01/20/2018
    21:49
  124. 132.
    President Trump, One Year In01/19/2018
    1:02:51
  125. 133.
    Trump Comments Threaten DACA Deal01/16/2018
    31:21
  126. 134.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 1101/12/2018
    43:05
  127. 135.
    Trump Tweets About Mental Stability Fuel Conversation About Fitness01/09/2018
    31:19
  128. 136.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 401/05/2018
    43:04
  129. 137.
    What's Next For Congress In 201801/02/2018
    30:34
  130. 138.
    2017 Roundup: Thursday, December 2812/28/2017
    37:53
  131. 139.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 2112/22/2017
    45:20
  132. 140.
    Tax Bill Heads To Vote; Politics Heat Up Around Russia Investigation12/18/2017
    33:12
  133. 141.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 1412/15/2017
    44:02
  134. 142.
    In Huge Upset, Doug Jones Wins Election In Alabama12/13/2017
    32:25
  135. 143.
    Race Tight On Eve Of Election In Alabama12/11/2017
    30:44
  136. 144.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 7 12/07/2017
    41:35
  137. 145.
    Conyers Resigns, Trump And RNC Back Moore12/05/2017
    30:41
  138. 146.
    Flynn Pleads Guilty, Senate Gets Closer To Passing Tax Bill 12/02/2017
    27:15
  139. 147.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 3012/01/2017
    46:52
  140. 148.
    Senate To Vote On Tax Bill, Two Directors Claim Control Of CFPB11/27/2017
    36:28
  141. 149.
    Talking Politics At Thanksgiving, And A History Of The Turkey Pardon11/22/2017
    39:41
  142. 150.
    Your Questions On The Tax Bill, Answered11/20/2017
    31:24
  143. 151.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 1611/17/2017
    42:44
  144. 152.
    McConnell Says Moore Should Quit Senate Race; GOP Moving Forward With Tax Plan11/13/2017
    34:55
  145. 153.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 911/10/2017
    46:11
  146. 154.
    On Eve Of Election, Virginia Governor's Race Looks Tight11/06/2017
    28:00
  147. 155.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 211/02/2017
    47:15
  148. 156.
    First Charges Come Out Of Mueller's Russia Investigation10/30/2017
    39:15
  149. 157.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 2610/26/2017
    42:20
  150. 158.
    Flake To Leave Senate, Says "I Will Not Be Complicit Or Silent"10/24/2017
    19:14
  151. 159.
    NPR Politics Live From Chicago10/23/2017
    23:51
  152. 160.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 1910/19/2017
    42:44
  153. 161.
    Bannon Declares War On GOP; Trump And McConnell: "We're Fighting For The Same Thing"10/16/2017
    29:30
  154. 162.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 1210/12/2017
    36:03
  155. 163.
    Trump Takes Harder Line On Immigration And DACA, Feuds With Senator Bob Corker10/10/2017
    26:32
  156. 164.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 510/05/2017
    48:11
  157. 165.
    Trump Calls Las Vegas Shooting "An Act Of Pure Evil"10/02/2017
    20:59
  158. 166.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 2809/28/2017
    44:15
  159. 167.
    Obamacare Repeal Efforts, Revised Travel Ban and Trump's NFL Controversy09/25/2017
    27:29
  160. 168.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 21 09/22/2017
    46:36
  161. 169.
    Trump at UN, GOP Pushes Health Care09/19/2017
    28:03
  162. 170.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 1409/15/2017
    44:39
  163. 171.
    Clinton Book Review And Irma Update09/12/2017
    32:01
  164. 172.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 709/07/2017
    45:06
  165. 173.
    Trump Ends DACA, Calls On Congress To Act 09/05/2017
    23:47
  166. 174.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 3108/31/2017
    35:19
  167. 175.
    Hurricane Harvey: How Does A Government Respond?08/29/2017
    32:28
  168. 176.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 2408/24/2017
    41:04
  169. 177.
    President Trump: "We Are Not Nation-Building Again" In Afghanistan 08/22/2017
    29:44
  170. 178.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 1708/18/2017
    41:34
  171. 179.
    Opioid Emergency/Listener Mail08/14/2017
    26:43
  172. 180.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 10 08/10/2017
    35:01
  173. 181.
    Listener Mail 08/07/2017
    15:52
  174. 182.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 308/03/2017
    40:44
  175. 183.
    Scaramucci Out/Listener Mail 07/31/2017
    23:26
  176. 184.
    McCain Deals Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts 07/28/2017
    24:53
  177. 185.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 27 07/28/2017
    51:00
  178. 186.
    Jared Kushner: 'I Did Not Collude' 07/24/2017
    32:46
  179. 187.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 20 07/20/2017
    41:53
  180. 188.
    The GOP and Health Care: What's Next? 07/18/2017
    25:43
  181. 189.
    Reconstructing The 2016 Campaign After Trump Jr.'s Russia Meeting07/15/2017
    23:42
  182. 190.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 1307/13/2017
    43:59
  183. 191.
    'If it's what you say I love it' 07/11/2017
    21:19
  184. 192.
    Donald Trump Jr Meets Russian, POTUS Meets Putin 07/10/2017
    25:25
  185. 193.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 607/07/2017
    52:07
  186. 194.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 2906/29/2017
    41:59
  187. 195.
    SCOTUS on Travel Ban/CBO on Health Care 06/26/2017
    27:31
  188. 196.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 2206/22/2017
    48:47
  189. 197.
    Health Care/Listener Mail06/19/2017
    34:29
  190. 198.
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 15 06/15/2017
    29:07
  191. 199.
    GOP Baseball Practice Shooting 06/15/2017
    28:28
  192. 200.
    Jeff Sessions Testifies 06/14/2017
    29:01

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