Best political podcasts we could find (Updated September 2017)
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FiveThirtyEight Politics
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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
 
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Politics Politics Politics
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Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.
 
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FT Politics
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Discussion and analysis of U.K. and U.S. politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Sebastian Payne presents weekly episodes on Westminster matters. Demetri Sevastopulo and Courtney Weaver host the Washington instalments.
 
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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.
 
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TALKING POLITICS
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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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Pienaar's Politics
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John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster
 
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Slate's Political Gabfest
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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. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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Powerhouse Politics
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Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.
 
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The Guardian UK: Politics Weekly
 
The Guardian's political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
 
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Politics : NPR
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NPR's expanded coverage of U.S. and world politics, the latest news from Congress and the White House, and elections.
 
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KPFA - Letters and Politics
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Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
 
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The Political Party
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Podcast by The Political Party
 
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Slate Politics – Spoken Edition
 
Your daily politics update, brought to you by Slate. 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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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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Political Wire Conversations
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Engaging interviews and discussions of elections and the political issues of the day
 
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New Books in Political Science
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Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
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Politics Done Right
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This is the progressive program that will take the mystery out of politics. This is the program that will encourage you to make sure government becomes we the people. Whether you are Liberal, Conservative or otherwise you get to air your point of view.
 
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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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Irish Times Inside Politics
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The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests. Also on this channel: Inside Story, an occasional series examining major news stories and how we cover them.
 
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WooCast's Politics & Polls
Weekly
 
WooCast is a podcast series produced by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
 
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Pantsuit Politics Podcast
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A podcast where a woman from the right and a woman from the left accessorize the news with a fresh perspective. Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced perspective to discussions about politics and current events.
 
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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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HuffPost Politics – Spoken Edition
 
Follow American politics, keep up with the hottest political debates, and share your thoughts and opinions on the political news that matters to you. 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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Reuters Politics – Spoken Edition
 
Reuters is your politics news source for up to the minute, impartial political news coverage on the leaders, policies and agendas that shape our world. 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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What Am Politics?
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When it comes to understanding political issues, Richie is a self confessed toddler. That’s why he’s enlisted the help of Steve, his politically savvy drinking buddy, to help him understand how government effects our everyday lives and our interactions with each other. Join them, as they break down big political issues into comedic bite size bits and try to figure out, what am politics?
 
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Power and Politics
Daily
 
Get daily access to the movers and shakers when we interview the country's most influential figures, from politicians to writers to leaders from all parts of the country.
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
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A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
 
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Masters in Politics
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Under the leadership of Bloomberg Washington Bureau Chief Megan Murphy, veteran political TV news producers Betsy Fischer Martin and Tammy Haddad explore the tradecraft of politics with candidates, strategists and fellow journalists, including regular reporting and analysis from Bloomberg contributors.
 
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Party Politics
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A political podcast hosted by two political science professors, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University. They’ll provide you with up-to-date politics and policy conversations for your next cocktail party and it’ll make you sound really smart!
 
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Partly Political Broadcast
Weekly
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.tiernandouieb.co.uk
 
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Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu
 
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resis ...
 
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Politics and Reality Radio
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Joshua Holland talks politics with academics, newsmakers and progressive journalists.
 
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TEDTalks News and Politics
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Seeing the world beyond news headlines: politicians, journalists and researchers share their insights onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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Australian politics live podcast
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Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
 
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Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg Unfiltered | Hunting | Conservation | Politics | Tactics
 
Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg Unfiltered is a podcast covering hunting politics, public lands, and conservation topics; even a few things you didn’t need to know. The best hunters you’ve never heard of join Randy to answer questions from the Hunt Talk web forum, share ideas, reveal tactics, and give perspectives unique to public land hunting.
 
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Patterson in Pursuit: Philosophy | Politics | Religion
 
Interviews with intellectuals from across the globe. Topics include philosophy, religion, science, politics, economics, and everything else that's important to humans. Steve Patterson is a philosopher working outside of academia, and he is currently traveling the world to interview people in the pursuit of truth.
 
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Birkbeck Politics
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The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
 
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Dumb, Gay Politics
Weekly
 
Join Julie Goldman (the gay) and Brandy Howard (the dumbass) as they dissect this week's political news. The podcast with lots of feelings, but no actual facts. New episodes every Tuesday!
 
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Political Trade Secrets: Winning Campaigns | Elections | Politics
 
On Political Trade Secrets we take an inside look at campaigns and politics. We pull back the curtain, look under the hood and investigate how good candidates run for office and win elections. Each week on our free podcast we’ll offer some of the best insight into politics, campaigns and elections – with big name guests and key insider information into the world of running for office and political campaigns.
 
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The Bill Show: Politics This Week/ thebillshow.net
 
The Bill Show surveys both political stories and political satire from the US election scene. Commentary from a progressive point of view with a unique ex-pat prespective.
 
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Sky News - All Out Politics
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The Sky News political team provides in-depth context and analysis around the big issues in politics in the UK and beyond.
 
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SAGE Political Science & International Relations
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Political Science & International Relations. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
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Bunker Politics
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Bunker Politics is a weekly chronicling of liberal fear in this new, exciting, utterly terrifying political era in which we are forced to live. Every episode, hosts Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott discuss the newest events which cause them to fear for the continued existence of the planet, whether it’s massive corruption, irreparable climate change, or your normal everyday trampling of human rights. Join Ivan and Red in the bunker as they strive to stay informed and keep some kind of sense of h ...
 
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SarahTalk - Critical - Political - LGBT Positive
 
LGBT-Positive Talk Radio
 
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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie
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Essential political news, analysis and history with veteran political analyst Ken Rudin.
 
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Examining Politics
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A daily look at the latest twist and turns in politics from the newsroom of the Washington Examiner.
 
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Political News and Views!
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Political News and Views! The Choice is yours! 'LIVE' Show that takes a close look at political news stories happening across America and the World. Shared with a view of one man's liberal perspective. Tune in for a exciting and informative show!
 
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The Politics Guys
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If you're tired of liberals and conservatives screaming at each other and you're looking for reasoned, civil political debate and analysis, The Politics Guys is here to help. Every week, a liberal political scientist and a conservative attorney discuss the latest political news, going beyond the stale, partisan talking points so often parroted by party hacks. The show also features regular interviews with guests from the political arena who weigh in with their unique perspectives on current ...
 
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American Frank Political Podcast
 
Progressive, patriotic and populist, American Frank pushes sensible values and policy while analyzing the latest political and culture news. Host Vas Jacobs has a decade long work history in politics, organizing and advocacy. Enjoy daily episodes of approximately 30 minutes and contact Vas at vas@americanfrank.com[Music by http://audionautix.com/Music by Chris Zabriskie "Prelude No. 14"Music by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 " Blown Away" "Broken Reality ...
 
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Uncut Politics
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Daily Political News from a frustrated American!!!
 
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Inside Story with Marty Griffin
 
Gov Wolf talks Amazon
 
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The Breakfast Club
 
Tuesday 9/19 - Today on the show we had Macklemore come by where he spoke about his new album, speaking out on politics and more. Also Charlamagne gave "Donkey of the Day" to Chanel West Coast because she she tried convincing a producer on the show "Love and Hip Hop" to work with her by stating that she is up there with the biggest rappers when ...…
 
David Chalian, CNN's political director, on President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations; his focus on the threats from North Korea and the Iran nuclear deal, and his articulation of what the "America First" philosophy means on the world stage.
 
Pratidwani is an echo of the common mans feelings and contemporary issues with political, economic and cultural dimensions. Experts, academics and qualified persons join on this platform and analyse the situations, issues to bring out truths from headlines and behind peoples voice runs like stream in this group discussion charting different cou ...…
 
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The Brad and Britt Show
 
Support us by shopping at our Amazon® store: Shop.BradandBritt.com or support us directly via PayPal or Venmo We found out some interesting things about Paul Manafort, did Trump "firewall" himself from Manafort's dealings with Russia, Spicer "regrets" attacking reporters over inauguration numbers, Bill O'Reilly returns (sort of), another ugly F ...…
 
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Adventure Travel, Far East: Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, National Geographic
 
https://www.patreon.com/FarEastAdventureTravel Check out the offers on my Patreon page to become a sponsor and patron of Far East Adventure Travel!Follow me on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/johnsaboeofficial/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/fareastadventuretravel/ What a thrill it was to watch the giant feast offering for the hungry gho ...…
 
Wharton’s Philip Tetlock discusses the widening chasm between science-based political forecasting and the sound bites from pundits that often miss the mark.
 
Controversial former Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in Las Vegas over the weekend to accept an award from a conservative political organization and kick off a series of speaking engagements with a common theme of supporting President Donald Trump’s agenda.Arpaio has been in the news a lot lately after he was pardoned by Preside ...…
 
I was not raised in religion. My interest in spirituality is entirely self-motivated. When I was seven years old, I asked to attend a Vacation Bible School, so I could ask questions like "Is Mother Nature God's wife?" MENTIONED IN THE SHOW The Magicians Drawing Down the Moon - Margot Adler The Jungle Book (1967) God’s Eye Trust in Me - Siouxsie ...…
 
Have you ever joked with a little boy about whether he has a girlfriend? Did your birds-and-bees talk include the words, "a mommy and a daddy?"The way we talk to kids can reinforce gender binaries, stereotypes, and heteronormativity. And of course, "having the talk" means something else entirely for black parents.That's why journalist Jenn Jack ...…
 
President Trump to the UN: "'Rocket Man is on a suicide mission" https://t.co/QKu1rnlax3 https://t.co/5TfmbFiyHR Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910157055838781441
 
Waiting for Trump to criticize Russia's record of political repression, human rights abuse, and rampant corruption. I know it's coming soon. Read more >> https://twitter.com/DavidCornDC/status/910149721276260353
 
Host Alan Jarand talks about what is happening around the state of Illinois, from politics to agriculture policy. The program features a variety of high-profile guests and expert commentators. If it happens in Illinois, you will hear about it on this hour-long talk show.
 
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Basement Jams Music Podcast
 
We welcome back Paul Egly for his 4th guest spot on Basement jams. He talks about the new A Threat To The Enemy album, Political Correctness, dying on the road, and european touring stories. Check it out. Download Here https://basementjamsorg.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/paul-egly.mp3
 
Tuesday, Utah reporter Rod Decker is our guest. Decker just retired after 37 years at Utah CBS affiliate KUTV Channel 2, and he’s got a lot of stories to tell. Decker is known for his unique delivery and for jumping head-long into a story, whether it meant antics to get the viewers’ attention or blunt questions to get a politician’s answer. We’ ...…
 
Tuesday, Utah reporter Rod Decker is our guest. Decker just retired after 37 years at Utah CBS affiliate KUTV Channel 2, and he’s got a lot of stories to tell. Decker is known for his unique delivery and for jumping head-long into a story, whether it meant antics to get the viewers’ attention or blunt questions to get a politician’s answer. We’ ...…
 
Guilt:The Sacred Cow - Guilt is an idol of the church as much as the sacred cows of India or the golden calves of Egypt ever were. How is it that not everyone who says “Lord, Lord”, will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven? Join us in unmasking the Devil’s best kept secret for those hungry to get rid of their sin. "Because There Is A War For Your ...…
 
Trump: The US seeks stronger trade and business ties, but "this trade must be fair and it must be reciprocal" https://t.co/K6O11QK65p Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910154181297786880
 
Trump: "Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure" https://t.co/HftVkWF1N0 Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910152640159461379
 
Trump: "We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela” Read more >> https://twitter.com/ZekeJMiller/status/910150913486151680
 
Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana (Forbes) // University of Maryland pharmacy school cancels plans to train medical marijuana workers (Baltimore Sun) // Chart: More growers lower wholesale prices in Colorado’s recreational mar ...…
 
Trump slams North Korea's Kim Jong Un at #UNGA: "Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime" https://t.co/GHN9LJzHo4 Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910149329050066944
 
Trump at #UNGA: "It is time for North Korea to realize that the denuclearization is it's only acceptable future" https://t.co/7JhOqS8VKl Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910149503818375168
 
President Trump threatened to ‘"totally destroy" North Korea in a speech addressing the U.N. General Assembly https://t.co/XyoXMhhTr7 Read more >> https://twitter.com/nytpolitics/status/910149435098886144
 
Tension between Trump's avowal that we will accept values, etc of other sov nations and harshly attacking Iran for its political system Read more >> https://twitter.com/RichLowry/status/910148279178006528
 
President Trump at U.N.: "I want to thank China and Russia for joining the vote to impose sanctions" on North Korea https://t.co/FcMh6vhsiN Read more >> https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/910148438645501954
 
About the lecture:This lecture will elaborate the ways in which a constitution is not a mere set of rules-of-the-game but is rather the formulation of a “way of life,” and that requires stable aspects of character in the citizens that are the condition for the success of the constitution.About the speaker:William B. Allen, Emeritus Professor of ...…
 
In a classic radio discussion, radio veteran Chuck Morse and the late Dr. Samuel L. Blumenfeld discuss American politics and culture. Issues include congressional gridlock, the cause of racism, and the regressive agenda of the left.
 
‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop https://t.co/lalrxznSsq Read more >> https://twitter.com/nytpolitics/status/910146213063819265
 
Trump at #UNGA: As POTUS, "I will always put America first," just like you should always put your countries first https://t.co/7j7DgGoR1B Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910145932154548224
 
Great essay on the difficulties of writing political fiction in an era where reality has become so absurd: https://t.co/uJkbgpAqNb Read more >> https://twitter.com/ezraklein/status/910145627241291810
 
Are both Republicans and Democrats finished? Are Democrats going to shift from identity politics to economic justice for all as suggested by John Judis? Instead of the parties adapting, are they going to be taken over? Have the parties diluted their brand? Fox News Contributor and former Howard Dean campaign manager, Joe Trippi joins Dan and Am ...…
 
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93.7 KLBJ-FM Dudley and Bob with Matt Morning Show
 
We finally calm down and catch up on the latest news. Plus Dale comes up wtih a fun a idea for a racist game!
 
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Dudley and Bob with Matt Morning Show | KLBJ-FM *NEW*
 
We finally calm down and catch up on the latest news. Plus Dale comes up wtih a fun a idea for a racist game!
 
President Trump touts US economic growth and military spending and says it has done well since Election Day https://t.co/zhfNj64KoP Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910144490966536193
 
President Trump welcomes world leaders to New York City as he delivers his first speech to the #UNGA https://t.co/d85ILZIoEy Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910143156661956608
 
JUST IN: In his Senate testimony, Trump's lawyer is set to deny colluding with Russia https://t.co/jBzbYpfNpH https://t.co/H3UbaIk0qF Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910142522181214209
 
From SNL to "The Handmaid’s Tale," shows with a political — and anti-Trump — viewpoint ruled the day at the Emmys https://t.co/FItxvewdlp Read more >> https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/910138931315904513
 
President Trump has a long history with the United Nations — and it involves marble https://t.co/bzTJ9BNzZ1 https://t.co/gxbvEMuda3 Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910138163720531968
 
Trump Sets Stage for 'Big Day' at UN Ahead of Speech - via @brookefoxnews https://t.co/BXwzFl8ucn Read more >> https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/910134183997165568
 
President Trump suggests that the US will have military parade on July 4 https://t.co/OJB6dwf9Yv https://t.co/BPj3xefgzo Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910133936302542848
 
President Trump will deliver his address to the United Nations today. Follow along for live updates https://t.co/Huu8nAjwzk #UNGA https://t.co/Y5um .. Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910126859626668033
 
Today a U.S. Senate committee will consider Jon Huntsman's nomination to be the Ambassador to Russia.
 
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Tea with Queen and J.
 
Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking politics, pop-culture and liberation over tea. Drink up!On this episode… Why do men love cheating but hate extortion? Are public apologies abusive? And if your Black solidarity is limited to Black men, then it ain’t solidarity. This week’s hot list: #drawing while Black, Jemele Hill & ESPN, race in ...…
 
President Trump sets his sights on Iran and North Korea in his address to the UN https://t.co/V0DyA0iD8N https://t.co/ivDTaF1OOI Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910115266406879232
 
Why President Trump will be the big winner in next week's Alabama Senate race | Analysis by CNN's Chris Cillizza https://t.co/sEP6C2iK3u https://t. .. Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910111520738160641
 
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Daily News Roundup
 
September 19, 2017Mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 70s. HURRICANE JOSE PUTS NJ ON COASTAL FLOOD WATCH AS STORM CHURNS OFF COASTNew Jersey is no longer under a tropical storm watch now that the storm is expected to pass further off shore, but coastal flood watches remain in effect. NJ.com says forecasters have also scaled back the amount of ...…
 
Andrew suddenly got an urge to read THE INCREDIBLE HULK 1-6 from 1962 and have a look and why this character didn't originally find an audience. Along the way there are ponderings on why no-one cared that Banner had blonde hair, politics in super heroes and the uselessness of Rick Jones. Fun for all. Feedback for this show can be sent to: heyki ...…
 
President Trump says the US pays too much to the UN. Well, it's complicated https://t.co/gcVAxqhGdO https://t.co/umgwbaHdp0 Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/910107715845976065
 
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