Best Politics podcasts — Latest in US and world politics (Updated February 2018; image)
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Real Time with Bill Maher
Weekly+
 
Download and watch full episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher including his New Rules and Overtime segments with his guest panelists. New episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher air Fridays at 10, only on HBO.
 
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NBC Meet the Press
Daily+
 
NBC News' Meet the Press is the longest-running television show in history, celebrating its 70th anniversary. If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.
 
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NPR Politics Podcast
Weekly+
 
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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FiveThirtyEight Politics
Weekly+
 
Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
 
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Pod Save America
Weekly+
 
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
 
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The Skepticrat
Monthly
 
Covering politics from the far center
 
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Political Gabfest
Weekly
 
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by iTunes listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
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The Rubin Report
Weekly+
 
Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report. Real conversations, unfiltered rants, and one on one interviews with some of the most interesting names in news and entertainment. Comedians, authors, and influencers join Dave each week to break down the latest in politics and current events. Real people, real issues, real talk.New episodes every Friday!
 
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Vox's The Weeds
Weekly+
 
Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Dara Lind, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not a podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.
 
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Keepin' it 1600
Weekly+
 
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — host a biweekly Ringer podcast to discuss the political world, analyze the Trump presidency, and welcome commentary from journalists and politicians.
 
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Trumpcast
Weekly+
 
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Jacob Weisberg, chairman of Slate, along with Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie, and writers Virginia Heffernan and Josh King, will be talking to journalists, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
 
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Chapo Trap House
Weekly+
 
Podcast by Chapo Trap House
 
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Left, Right & Center
Weekly
 
Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features three of the most insightful news analysts anywhere. Click on the "comments" link below to post your thoughts and comments.
 
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The New Yorker: Politics and More
 
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
 
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Congressional Dish
Monthly+
 
Congressional Dish is a weekly podcast highlighting corporate influence in the bills passed by Congress.
 
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Common Sense with Dan Carlin
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Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.
 
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The Run-Up
Weekly+
 
The election is over. But the story has just begun. Michael Barbaro, who has covered the last two presidential races for the Times, hosts our twice-weekly conversation about the biggest stories and surprises coming out of the campaign. The show features Times political reporters, Opinion columnists and data analysts. You’ll also hear interviews with key players on the political scene. It’s the access and authority The New York Times does best.
 
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POLITICO's Nerdcast
Weekly
 
POLITICO's top reporters dive into the political landscape, the latest numbers that matter, and detail what's really happening behind closed doors. They're people who spend Friday nights poring over poll numbers or the latest Federal Election Commission reports — so if you want to understand how the modern politics game is played, this is the podcast for you. New episodes every Friday, hosted by Scott Bland.
 
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My History Can Beat Up Your Politics
 
Today's political debates, particularly on cable news, talk radio and blog comments can be limiting. In this podcast, Bruce Carlson applies as much history as possible to the politics of today.
 
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The More Perfect Union
Weekly
 
Light, humorous roundtable discussion of news and politics by real people across the political spectrum. Real debate without the hate!
 
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FT World Weekly
Weekly
 
Each week, we focus on one of the major international stories making headlines, drawing upon the Financial Times's team of foreign correspondents and analysts to make sense of world events. Presented by Gideon Rachman and produced by Hannah Murphy.
 
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So That Happened
Weekly
 
An inside-the-beltway show that's truly for beltway outsiders. Each week the HuffPost Politics team offers an entertaining alternative to the Sunday shows you've stopped watching. Along with their outside the beltway guests, join Arthur Delaney and Elise Foley as they analyze the news of the week and explain why it should matter to you.
 
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State of the Union with Jake Tapper
 
Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.
 
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The Hagmann Report
Daily
 
The Hagmann Report provides listeners information about current events and historical topics that transcend the political right-left paradigm and delve into the real issues behind the sugar-coated news. This unique, father-son detective duo uses their investigative abilities and resources to aggressively research and report on issues left untouched by the corporate media and those that exist beyond the scope of the non-traditional media. The show addresses many issues once considered mere fo ...
 
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FT Politics
Weekly
 
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
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FP's The Editor's Roundtable (The E.R.)
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s editors triage the big issues of the day with emergency room-like urgency and some mayhem. Pulling from FP’s impressive roster of contributors, the panel’s collective varies from week to week. Foreign Policy is the world’s leading media organization dedicated to providing leaders in business, finance, and government with real time insight and analysis into global affairs. As authoritative as it is dedicated to challenging wisdom, FP is unique in its ability to bri ...
 
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With Friends Like These
Weekly
 
Ana Marie Cox, political columnist and culture critic, sits down with liberals and conservatives, pastors, writers, activists, and other people you should know for an open, funny, in-depth conversation about what divides us - a show about listening instead of arguing.
 
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POLITICO's Off Message
Weekly
 
POLITICO takes you behind the scenes with Washington's power players to uncover what's really driving politics and policy in the nation’s capital. Hosted by Isaac Dovere.
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
 
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TALKING POLITICS
Weekly
 
Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Each Thursday, in Cambridge, David Runciman will talk to his regular panel along with novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers - and even a few politicians - and ask them what they think is going on... Democracy is feeling the strain everywhere. What might happen next? How bad could it get? As it unfolds, TALKING POLIT ...
 
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1947: The Meet the Press Podcast
 
1947 is a new podcast from NBC News, featuring Chuck Todd, Moderator of "Meet the Press." 1947 features in-depth conversations with notable figures to go beyond politics. Each episode showcases a single conversation, centered on a guest who has been invited to discuss art, culture, news and of course, politics.
 
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The United States of Anxiety
Monthly+
 
The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars introduces you to people who have been battling to shape America’s political culture for decades. We profile culture warriors, past and present, who have influenced debates over race, religion, science, sexuality, gender and more. We connect those debates to real people, with real stakes in the outcome. We’re filling in the blanks – aiming to answer questions you didn’t even know you had – and we’re asking, what are you willing to fight for? WNYC St ...
 
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The Pollsters
Weekly
 
Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture.Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealin ...
 
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Political Wire Conversations
Monthly
 
Engaging interviews and discussions of elections and the political issues of the day
 
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Quorum Call
Weekly
 
No one knows Capitol Hill and the corridors of Washington power like National Journal, and now NJ brings you Quorum Call—a weekly podcast on Congress, policy, and politics. Hosted by National Journal's veteran reporting team, new episodes of Quorum Call will be available every Monday.
 
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The Ticket 2016
Weekly
 
The Ticket: A Presidential Podcast from The Texas Tribune and KUT News. Each Week KUT's Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root provide a rundown of the week's campaign actions and bring you interviews with people who make a living working on, covering or commenting on the campaigns.
 
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PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
 
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's news.
 
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KPFA - Letters and Politics
Weekly+
 
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
 
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Majority 54
Monthly+
 
Jason Kander is an army veteran from Kansas City, Missouri and the first millennial elected to statewide office in the United States. He's traveling the country to help the 54% of us who didn't vote for Donald Trump talk to those of us who did about the most divisive issues in our country.
 
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Can He Do That?
Weekly
 
Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his family’s continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, “Can He Do That?” features original reporting that will illum ...
 
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Slate Politics – Spoken Edition
 
Your daily politics update, brought to you by Slate. Hear more Slate articles at Slate.com/Voice. Want to hear a daily selection of the magazine’s best stories? Learn more at slate.com/voice A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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The Impact
Monthly+
 
In Washington, the story often ends when Congress passes a law. For The Impact, that’s where our story begins. We focus on the human consequences of policy-making, what happens in the real world after the government, non-profits, even academic institutions start doing something differently. The Impact looks at policies that work — and policies that need some work — as they make their way out into the real world, with many surprises along the way.
 
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CNN's The Daily DC
Weekly+
 
CNN has the best political director in the business and every morning Monday through Friday David Chalian will lay out what you need to know from the world of politics.
 
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The Global Politico
Weekly
 
Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backstage in a world disrupted, interviewing leaders in Washington — and around the globe — who can help us understand an international scene that can seem like it’s spinning out of control. The podcast will skip the punditry to feature candid, revealing, news-making conversations about global politics with those who are helping shape it.
 
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The New Washington
Weekly
 
This limited-run series of interviews from the producers of "The Daily" takes you inside Trump’s Washington. From July through December of 2017, "The New Washington" delivered interviews with the political character you wanted to hear from most that week, with analysis and commentary from Michael Barbaro, Carl Hulse and their colleagues in the D.C. bureau of The New York Times.
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
Daily+
 
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
 
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CNN Debates
Monthly
 
From Town Halls to Political Debates, CNN hosts open forums that give our audience the chance to hear directly from the people shaping their world. Politicians and newsmakers alike answer the tough questions from CNN's top anchors and political experts. Subscribe to get the full, unedited audio from these special events.
 
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Washington Week (audio) | PBS
Weekly+
 
For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
 
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FOX News Sunday Audio Podcast
Daily+
 
From the policy debates to the political fights, today's top newsmakers make sure they sit down with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, which airs weekly on Fox News Channel.
 
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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
 
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FOX News Sunday Audio PodcastBy podcast@foxnewsradio.com (FOX News Channel).
 
First, Jake discusses the law enforcement response to the Parkland shooting in a contentious interview with the Sheriff of Broward County, Scott Israel. Then, Senator Chris Murphy joins Jake to discuss the law enforcement failings and the potential for future gun control legislation. Next, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Ad ...…
 
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NBC Meet the Press
 
This Sunday on Meet The Press: exclusive interviews with Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.). Panel: Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, CBN Host David Brody, New York Times Pentagon Correspondent Helene Cooper and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute.…
 
This is a special episode, recorded in front of a live audience at the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square in Cleveland on Friday, February 23. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Asma Khalid and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org ...…
 
The Mexican War, current U.S. politics, Mexican history are all topics Bruce joins Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers and Dr. Benjamin Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State University, hosts of the Road to Now Podcast in Mexico where they discuss Mexico relations in front of a live audience. But first a little commentary about Benito Juarez. Thanks ...…
 
Utah Governor Gary Herbert explains why he doesn't mind Romney's flip-flop on taking Trump's endorsement, the gun law changes he'd like to see, and why Utah is chasing another shot at hosting the Olympics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
The May government has finally decided what it wants from Brexit. But will it fly in Brussels? Plus, did Jeremy Corbyn receive an unfair hearing from the media over the Czech spy scandal? With George Parker, Miranda Green and Jim Pickard of the Financial Times, plus Matt Zarb-Cousin. Presented by Sebastian Payne. Produced by Anna Dedhar.…
 
It’s Friday Night! Another week is gone. How quickly it goes when you have something to look forward to every night, am I right? On tonight’s show we bring on The Amazing Lucas for the first time! Lucas is a body-builder and social commentator who has his own channel on Youtube that you should check out. Round and round it goes; where it stops, ...…
 
Plus, the Left, Right & Center panel picks up the national debate on gun violence.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Josh Barro, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Rich Lowry).
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to WIRED's Editor-in-Chief, Nick Thompson, and the Director of the Center for Media & Citizenship at the University of Virginia, Siva Vaidhyanathan, about all the issues that have plagued Facebook for the past several years and how the company is reacting after the Mueller indictments just one week ago. Learn more about ...…
 
The struggle over security clearances continues.
 
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Washington Week (audio) | PBS
 
The conversation around the gun debate continues.
 
7:00pm Doug & Joe Hagmann cover important news and currenty events 8:00pm Jeff Crouere, Columnist at Townhall.com & Author of “America’s Last Chance” Host of Ringside Politics on WGSO 990am. 8:30pm Kimberly Morin, The Heartland Institute 9:00pm Alicia Powe, Contributor at World Net Daily & Independent DC journalist - Live from CPAC 9:30pm Ben S ...…
 
There are also some good ideas discussed. All of them are about guns. German Lopez joins Dara and Matt to talk about gun control in the wake of the Parkland shooting.
 
FP’s former Editor-in-Chief makes her first appearance on the E.R. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Subscribe today for access to all premium episodes!https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
In 1991 Anita Hill accused her former colleague Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. In the tense confirmation hearings that followed, Thomas denied all the charges and was confirmed to the Supreme Court. Journalist Jill Abramson covered the story then, and has now revisited the allegations in New York Magazine where she argues that Thomas sho ...…
 
In case you missed them, hear three of our favorite segments from the week: Robert Reich 'Make America Good Again' (First) | The Making of a Black Feminist (Starts 36:46) | Why White Women Voted Trump (Starts 55:25) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
Vegas Tenold, journalist and the author of Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America (Nation Books, 2018), talks about what he learned embedding himself in three white nationalist extremist groups over seven years. Tenold says that white nationalist groups, both old and new, are fueled by "a conspiratoria ...…
 
Edward-Isaac Dovere, chief Washington correspondent for POLITICO, breaks down how President Trump, lawmakers, and the NRA are responding to National pressure to strengthen gun laws. Pls explain if Rubio's claim that there is no difference between AR-15 and many rifles bc they can be modified to to become automatic. This sounds dubious NRA decep ...…
 
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The Kojo Nnamdi Show: The Politics Hour
 
D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.…
 
Playright, actress and professor Anna Deavere Smith examines how Americans are using social movements to push for political change today -- speaking out against gun violence following the Parkland shooting and addressing sexual harassment with the #MeToo movement. She also opens up about her new HBO film, "Notes From the Field," based on 250 in ...…
 
This week NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses the nationwide student movement for stronger gun laws, and the various questions now facing students and teachers regarding safety, protest, and responsibility. The Mayor says he supports New York City students who want to participate in the March walkout (with parent's ...…
 
Washington insider and former Clinton political director Doug Sosnik joins the Nerdcast to walk listeners through his latest analysis of the 2018 map. Doug explains why Donald Trump’s unpopularity and significant demographic shifts in once-solid Republican suburbs has given Democrats an opportunity—more perishable than many observers realize—to ...…
 
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the U.S. from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Author and professor Jeffrey Rogers Hummel joins Dave for President’s Week to discuss Lincoln’s life and presidency. It’s President’s Week on The Rubin Report! 5 shows on 5 presidents in 5 days.
 
On the off chance that gun control legislation of some kind passes in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas massacre, we’ll have the kids, and only the kids, to thank.
 
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Don't Worry About The Government
 
In this installment, Chris thanks Steven for all of his work on the show & presses onward, discussing the tragedy in Parkland, the prospects for gun reform, Milo selling Alex Jones’ supplements, and the Internet Research Agency. Episode 351 By the way, if you want to donate to the show… Monthly Subscription Options $5.00 : $5.00 USD – monthly$1 ...…
 
On February 14, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17. One week after the horrific mass shooting, the victims' classmates, parents and community members attended a nationally televised CNN town hall moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper.
 
POLITICO reporters discuss the gun control debate that has taken hold of the country following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last week and how the students' energy could impact policy in Washington. Plus, the panel tackles the scandal and subversion surrounding Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, the last cabinet holdover from ...…
 
On this week’s pod, The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) joins Ana to talk about Mitt Romney’s return to politics and what it was like covering Romney’s Presidential run as the other Mormon on the bus. From there, the conversation turns to Mormon conservatism and its unique attitude towards Donald Trump, the history of the LDS Church, a ...…
 
Photo by Bytmonas/iStock / Getty Images The conversation on guns in this country is changing. We talk about a particularly intense day this week filled with listening sessions, marches, and town halls. We then spoke with Jeremy Hays and Eve Pearlman, cofounders of Spaceship Media, about dialogue journalism and their new project The Many. This s ...…
 
Tonight we have Rob Corrado in studio, making his Thursday night visit. We’ll just take a gauge of this week’s events in the first half. In the second half we’ve got Justin Trudeau in India, and Timeline to Murderous Robots. But actually what happens is we take a bunch of calls in the second half and the Robots will be saved until tomorrow. Sti ...…
 
Dahlia Lithwick talks to Adam Winkler, author of Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America, about the current state of the gun debate. Plus, Mary Beth Tinker, of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, joins us for an inspiring message on student free speech. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon ...…
 
Exactly a week after 17 of their teachers and classmates were shot and killed, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida traveled to Tallahassee to meet with lawmakers, and urge them to take action on guns. Others went to the White House for a listening session with President Trump. And still others took part in a ...…
 
7:00pm News: with Douglas J Hagmann & Joe Hagmann covers the latest news and current events. 8:00pm Laura Loomer, Florida update, Parkland Shooting 8:30pm Melissa Zaccaria, aka The Honey Bee 9:00pm Keith Hanson, Host of The Keith Hanson Show 9:30pm Craig “Saw Man” Sawyer, vets4childrescue.org Click HERE for show website Click HERE for News & Sh ...…
 
John Dickerson and David Plotz are joined by Annie Lowrey, of The Atlantic, to discuss the power of students organizing against gun violence, the Mueller indictments, and Mitt Romney’s newest campaign. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestpl ...…
 
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Pod Save America
 
In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, a new student movement is born, the Republican/NRA conspiracy nuts go crazy, and Republican politicians start feeling the pressure. Then Jon and Tommy talk to comedian Billy Eichner about Glam Up the Midterms, his new effort to register young voters.
 
More than a year into Donald Trump's first year in office, the world has seen what seems to be a fundamental shift in U.S. policy towards Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Last week Margie was in Vegas. She lost some money, lost track of time, and lost the episode we recorded. Did you miss us? Tweet us at @ksoltisanderson @margieomero @thepollsters. Poll Of The Week: Axios & Driverless Cars Trump: HP Average Pew on agency popularity Guns: WP/ABC on Guns Quinnipiac on Guns Sexual Harassment USA Today on Sexual Har ...…
 
As the population ages and more people would like to grow old in their homes, E Tammy Kim, freelance writer and fellow at The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, reports for Bloomberg Businessweek on the challenges in our home-care infrastructure, from paying for it to the working conditions for caregivers.…
 
Following last night's CNN town hall with survivors of the Parkland shooting, David Chalian, CNN's Political Director, discusses how the national conversation on gun control is evolving, examines if President Trump's policy statements will lead to action, and elaborates on a significant shift in Senator Marco Rubio's position on the gun debate.…
 
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FT World Weekly
 
The US president is being outplayed by special investigator Robert Mueller’s chess moves, but unless the Republican Party turns against him, his presidency still looks secure. Gideon Rachman discusses whether the special investigator's patience will pay off in the end with the FT's Ed Luce and Geoff Dyer.…
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
Every year The Southern Poverty Law Center issues a report which tracks hate groups in America. The most recent report identifies 954 hate groups – an increase of 4 percent from their 2016 findings. Richard Cohen president of the Southern Poverty Law Center talks about what groups made the list, criteria, and takes calls.…
 
Teachers and students call in to talk about how their feeling, reacting and maybe organizing since the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland Florida. Former middle school teacher in Texas. Teachers with guns —>more opportunities for students to access guns! Also who’s to say all teachers are “good guys”? We ...…
 
In a CNN Town Hall meeting with students asking for gun control Senator Marco Rubio cited New York's 2012 SAFE Act as an example of why banning assault weapons is not a realistic measure in reducing gun violence. He said that people could easily change a legal gun into an illegal assault weapon by "[taking] the plastic tip off of it," and that ...…
 
John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the U.S from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Author Brian Domitrovic joins Dave for President’s Week to discuss JFK’s life and presidency. It’s President’s Week on The Rubin Report! 5 shows on 5 presidents in 5 days.
 
On Thursday morning, Donald Trump addressed the country about Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left at least 17 dead and 15 injured, many of them children. Trump blamed the carnage in part on the shooter’s “mental health” and on kids feeling alone. He also called on Americans to “work together to create a culture in our cou ...…
 
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KPFA - Letters and Politics
 
Today Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Timothy Snyder [1] about the new threats our political order faces and how we might stop it from happening. Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. His ...…
 
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The New Yorker: Politics and More
 
What does the Trump Organization's unorthodox business conduct reveal about the Administration's political troubles with Special Counsel Robert Mueller? Adam Davidson joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how the Trump family's financial ties to Russian oligarchs led to extraordinarily risky behavior during the campaign and the current questions a ...…
 
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