Best Politics podcasts — Latest in US and world politics (Updated April 2018; image)
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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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
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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
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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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Vox's The Weeds
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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
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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
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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 the writer Virginia Heffernan, 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
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Podcast by Chapo Trap House
 
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.
 
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
 
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Congressional Dish
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A podcast highlighting corporate influence on the bills passed by Congress. www.congressionaldish.com Follow @JenBriney on Twitter
 
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
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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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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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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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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 ...
 
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
 
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Can He Do That?
Weekly
 
Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. From a record-setting staff turnover rate to unpredictable policy decisions to an ongoing investigation into his campaign, each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: "Can He Do That?"Led by interim host Martine Powers, the podcast features Washington Post reporters and experts to illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency. And wha ...
 
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Majority 54
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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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CNN's The Daily DC
Daily
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
 
Chris Hayes delivers the biggest news and political stories of the day with a commitment to in-depth reporting that consistently seeks to hold our leaders accountable for their actions. Join him as he has brings the nation’s officials, legislators, policymakers, and local activists to the table to address key issues affecting communities across America.
 
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CNN Debates
Rare
 
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.
 
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
 
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.
 
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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Is the Senate trending away from Republicans? CNN Political Director David Chalian analyzes new quarterly fundraising totals and recent polling data to examine the likelihood that control of the Senate might be in play in the fall.
 
The mentally ill account for nearly 40% of those incarcerated in Rikers Island. Alisa Roth, former reporter at Marketplace, a Soros justice fellow and the author of Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness (Basic Books, 2018), reports on the nationwide problem of the criminalization of mental illness and the strain it puts on the ...…
 
Rodney Carmichael, NPR's hip-hop writer, comments on what Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer means for hip-hop and black artists generally. With DAMN. Kendrick Lamar proves he’s a profound composer and musician. His Pulitzer opens up a new world of opportunity for all sorts of musical artists. It shines a light on an area of the field that does not ofte ...…
 
After news broke that CIA director (and nominee for Secretary of State) Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong-un, David Kang, professor of international relations, business, and East Asian languages and cultures and director of the Korean Studies Institute and the Center for International Studies at the University of Souther ...…
 
*Stimulating Political Talk*
 
Brigid Bergin, the City Hall and politics reporter for WNYC and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News talk about Gov. Cuomo's announcement that he will use his pardon power to restore voting rights to up to 35,000 New Yorkers on parole for felonies.
 
Actor Michael Balogun tells his story of spending much of his young life in and out of prison to hosts Oonagh Ryder and Sam Swann. The first part of a two-parter, looking at the factors leading to imprisonment and how we could do things differently.
 
Cardi B has attracted a parade of right-wing supporters over the past week for deciding to have a baby while her rapid rise to superstardom is still accelerating. Anti-abortion websites are posting gleeful recaps of an exchange the hip-hop artist had with radio host Charlamagne Tha God last Tuesday, when she said she “kinda sort of” considered ...…
 
Today we are in conversation about the civil war in Colombia with guest Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno, she is the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance [1]. Previously, she held several positions at Human Rights Watch, including as the organization's senior Americas researcher, covering Colombia and Peru, and as the co-director of its ...…
 
Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision to retire after this year and endorse Kevin McCarthy as his successor normally would mean that the California Republican would be the odds-on favorite to become either the next speaker or the next House minority leader (depending how the GOP does in November). But Seung Min Kim of the Washington Post says with the e ...…
 
As another scandal breaks over allegations from the former FBI chief James Comey that Donald Trump is 'morally unfit', Gideon Rachman and Demetri Sevastopulo look back at the US president's first year in office and the challenges that lie ahead
 
Tonight's broadcast is an extended Pre-Show: A Grab Bag of Stories and Topics and Fantastic Calls, Because we deserve to chill from time to time. Tonight will be good, tomorrow (Thursday) is going to be filled with interesting topics and good guests, and Friday night is 4/20...sooo...ya know?Some of the topics tonight include: European 'Soverei ...…
 
Hannity, Comey, Barbara Bush and Cardi B
 
As President Trump ramps up attacks on the special counsel, GOP leaders stonewall a bill to protect Robert Mueller. Then, a look at the history of shady deals done by Trump's fixer - and it may have the White House worried. Plus, why Trump pulled the plug on new Russia sanctions and why more Republicans are finding the exit.…
 
We talk to Sunday Times political editor Tim Shipman, author of the definitive insider accounts of three years of turmoil in British politics: All Out War and Fall Out. He tells us about what drives the bloodletting in the Tory Party, how Theresa May survived the general election fiasco and the difference between Tory leakers and Labour leakers ...…
 
7:00pm Doug & Joe Hagmann cover the latest news from the speculation of criminal chrges for the discredited leadership of the FBI and Obama administration. 7:30pm Brannon Howse of Worldview Weeksend Joins us to talk about the censorship and oppression facing the Christians and Alternative media. 8:00pm Michael Tyrrell, founder of Wholetones joi ...…
 
CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down three major political headlines out of the White House today: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow at odds over Syria sanctions, CIA Director Mike Pompeo's secret meeting with leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, and President Trump contr ...…
 
In his first interview after being fired by President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey sat down with ABC's George Stephanopoulos to tell his side of the story and to promote the release of his new book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership." George joins Jon and Rick to give his personal take on the interview and on James C ...…
 
Mike Pompeo's confirmation fight for Secretary of State, and protecting Robert Mueller. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Mohammed Al Samawi, interfaith activist and author of The Fox Hunt: A Refugee's Memoir of Coming to America (William Morrow, 2018), reflects on how strangers of different faiths helped him escape Aden during Yemen's ongoing war. → Event: With The Forward's Daniel Friedman on 4/24 at 6:30 pm 685 Third Avenue, 25th floor. More info and tickets here.…
 
How do you make friends as an adult? Tobin Low and Kathy Tu, co-hosts and co-managing editors of the WNYC podcast Nancy, talk about the third season of their podcast Nancy and the launch of their month-long engagement project on making queer friends.
 
The city removed a statue of the controversial gynecologist J. Marion Sims from its perch in Central Park Tuesday. Barron Lerner, bioethicist, historian of medicine and internist at New York University’s Langone Medical Center and the author of The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics (Beacon Press, 2014), and Harri ...…
 
Emily Bazelon, staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, and the Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School, breaks down the weeks legal news from the FBI raid on the office of Trump's personal lawyer to SCOTUS cases on tax collection and immigration.…
 
Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn. Part 3 of 3. All it takes is complacency to enable the dirty work of an authoritarian regime. Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - Jill Eikenberry; TOM - Larry Pine; ANNETTE - Claudia She ...…
 
Join us as we remember 9/11 and the unity we shared as a country, complete with Republicans and Democrats singing God Bless America on the steps of the capital to the divisive nature of today. Learn how we as Small Business Owners and Supporters can use our Power of Small Business to help reunify America around a just cause. And most importantl ...…
 
ALTOONA, Iowa—Eric Garcetti wanted a do-over. “Well, not a do-over,” he clarified, “but I thought of a better way to say it.” It being an answer to the question of why the mayor of Los Angeles was in Iowa. “I’m not here looking for a new job for me, I’m looking for more new jobs for Americans,” Garcetti told reporters after touring a carpenters ...…
 
Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn. Part 2 of 3. As drinks and hors d’oeuvres are consumed, small talk evolves into more sinister topics. Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - Jill Eikenberry; TOM - Larry Pine; ANNETTE - Cla ...…
 
Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn. Part 1 of 3. A group of writers and actors reunite to celebrate a collaboration from their past. But the world is now very different. And so are they Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - ...…
 
Today we talk to Joshua B. Freeman about factories, their history, how they developed, how they shape capitalism and how they have shaped our world. Joshua B. Freeman is a Distinguished Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY. He is the author of several books including American Empire and Working-Class New York, ...…
 
Says Whovians, we've been waiting for this moment for all our lives. Mr "Says Who" himself, Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, burst into the news this week. And it wasn't just a one-and-done kinda thing. Nope, Maureen's original boyfriend came with all the plot twists and surprise reveals of a good mystery novel. Dan can barely even speak, Maureen's ...…
 
In the first half of tonight’s show we kick off with some thoughts on the biggest headlines…not necessarily the stories, but the headlines themselves. Every day we’re reminded of what we’re up against with the media so thoroughly entrenched in the same power structure as our Politicians, Lawyers, and Judges. So we're dragging the waters again, ...…
 
Tonight on The Last Word, Lawrence reports that the law firm representing President Trump in the Michael Cohen legal proceedings is led by two lawyers who called for the appointment of a special counsel after Trump fired James Comey. Plus Lawrence and his guests discuss how CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met in North Korea with Kim Jong Un o ...…
 
The former Attorney General tells Chris Hayes he's thinking about making a run for the White House in 2020. Holder also reacts to President Trump's attacks on the Justice Department, James Comey's new book, and the news that Barbara Bush has passed away at the age of 92.
 
Today we are joined by Salon’s Senior Political Reporter Amanda Marcotte to examine her new book Troll Nation, how Trump, a man with peake, and resentment won the highest office in the land. She has covered the American right for years its a slice of America she knows well but grew up in a conservative Texan household with Fox News and Rush Lim ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View, to catch up about the latest surrounding the Michael Cohen story and why it may not be all the media is cooking it up to be. Plus, who are the two names we should be looking for as the investigation into the Trump organization moves forward? Steve Waltien and Asher Perlman ...…
 
In an interview with NPR, fired FBI Director James Comey defended his controversial decisions during the 2016 campaign. This episode: host/political reporter Asma Khalid, national political correspondent Mara Liasson and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station ...…
 
7:00pm Doug & Joe Hagmann cover the latest breaking news. 7:30pm Jim Hoft Editor and Chief of The Gateway Pundit will breakdown the bombshell information found in the OIG report dealing with corruption in the DOJ & FBI. 8:00pm LA Marzulli will be speaking at the Occupy 2018 conference this weekend and will share what we can expect. 9:00pm Stan ...…
 
Matt, Sarah and Dara work backward from James Comey through FBI history and discover an 18th-century demon hidden in the Constitution. No, really. References and further reading: Dara's piece on the tension between the rule of law and political leadership Recent PBS poll on how Americans view the FBI Max Weber, explained White paper on gender i ...…
 
James Comey's memoir on Trump and Clinton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Listen in on the jokes only Bill’s audience got to hear.
 
Lizz Winstead, comedian, writer, co-creator of Comedy Central’s "The Daily Show," and founder of Lady Parts Justice League, offers political commentary and gives her comedic take on the news. → EVENT: The Greatest Sh** Show on Earth on Tuesday Apr 17, 2018 at The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St. New York, NY. Doors at 7:00 PM, more info and tickets ...…
 
Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood and author of Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead (Touchstone, 2018), talks about a life in activism and politics. → EVENTS: Saturday, April 21st Book Revue 3:00 PM 313 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743 *Alice Hoffman, New York Times bestselling author of ...…
 
Fox News host Sean Hannity was revealed as Michael Cohen's mystery third client on Monday afternoon. CNN Political Director David Chailan examines why Hannity didn't disclose his legal ties to Cohen when reporting about President Trump's personal attorney last week, and why President Trump should continue to be concerned about the investigation ...…
 
"One Book, One New York" is a city-wide project where New Yorkers will read the same book at the same time. Julie Menin, the media and entertainment commissioner for New York City, and authors Jennifer Egan, Esmeralda Santiago, Imbolo Mbue, Hari Kunzru and Barry Jenkins (whose film "Moonlight" won an Academy Award), who is the screenwriter and ...…
 
Jonathan Lemire, White House reporter for the Associated Press and political analyst for MSNBC/NBC News, talks about the latest national political news of the day, including the Mueller probe into Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney, and the lawyer's ties to Sean Hannity.
 
A century or so in political time has passed since 2014’s Conservative Political Action Conference, but there were two speeches given over the course of that weekend that are perhaps worth remembering today. One was an immigrant-bashing midday address delivered by Donald J. Trump, then a sideshow act performing for the party fringe. The other w ...…
 
Comey renders his judgment on everyone, Cohen has a rough day in court, Hannity is Client #3, and Trump launches airstrikes. Then The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson talks to Jon about his piece, “The End Stage of the Trump Presidency.”
 
We are in conversation with Robert Reich [1] about the changes occurring to the US system with Donald Trump, and how administrations before him, including Democratic ones, helped pave the way for these changes. Robert Reich is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkele ...…
 
Jennifer Rubin has become a leading voice for conservative intellectuals who don’t fit comfortably in either political party—and sees the party she left behind as ‘immoral’ and ‘anti-American.’ “Republicans have permanently eliminated themselves from credibility to govern,” says Rubin, who writes the Washington Post's "Right Turn" blog. “You ca ...…
 
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