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Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday 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, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday 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, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
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Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday 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, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.

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Episodes

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on ‘cautious’ Democrats, White House turnover

12/10/2018
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NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including how Democrats are reacting to the Mueller team’s latest court filings, the president’s search for a chief of staff and the important dynamics playing out in state legislatures.

Duration:00:07:52

Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg on George H.W. Bush and the GOP’s evolution

12/3/2018
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Lisa Desjardins sits down with NPR’s Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections to discuss the week in politics, including the political legacy of President George H.W. Bush, the evolution of the Republican Party and what the new House Democratic majority needs to accomplish.

Duration:00:05:32

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Mississippi Senate race

11/26/2018
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As the year's final election approaches, Lisa Desjardins reports on the controversy surrounding Mississippi's Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith as she takes on Democrat Mike Espy. Then, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to analyze the election's outlook and dwindling opposition to Rep. Nancy Pelosi's becoming House speaker.

Duration:00:09:30

How Pelosi battle reflects Democratic frustration over leadership ‘bottleneck’

11/19/2018
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Two weeks after Election Day, Democrats have increased their gains in the House, but Republicans secured additional victories in Senate and governors' races. Were these results indicative solely of sentiment toward President Trump, or broader ideological trends? And what's the outlook for Nancy Pelosi? Amy Walters of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Duration:00:07:33

Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg on election process vs. outcome

11/12/2018
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The initial despondency of Democrats on election night receded once the full scope of their House victory became clear -- although disappointments remained. In Politics Monday, NPR’s Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections join John Yang to discuss election results, the president's reaction and when vote counting becomes ‘messy.’

Duration:00:07:08

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on midterm election wild cards to watch

11/5/2018
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Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss what they’re watching going into Tuesday’s midterm elections.

Duration:00:09:01

Tamara Keith and Susan MacManus on what Florida’s midterms mean for Trump in 2020

10/29/2018
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Tamara Keith of NPR and Florida political expert Susan MacManus join Judy Woodruff in Tampa for a special Politics Monday. They discuss Trump’s strategy in the “Sunshine State”, his response to recent violence and voters’ concerns about the direction of the country.

Duration:00:06:47

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the president’s campaign focus on ‘Trump country’

10/22/2018
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President Trump is ramping up efforts to turn out his base for the midterm elections. That’s meant rallies in deep red districts as opposed to winning over suburban moderates. Will the strategy work? NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report weigh in on Trump’s approval rating, latest midterm polling, and his recent comments on the migrant caravan.

Duration:00:06:51

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on President Trump’s shifting campaign strategy

10/15/2018
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Amy Walter and Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to weigh in on President Trump’s shifting campaign strategy, voter enthusiasm, Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test release and what may lie ahead in 2020.

Duration:00:07:53

Tamara Keith and Shawna Thomas on the Kavanaugh election effect

10/8/2018
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Tamara Keith of NPR and Shawna Thomas of VICE News join Judy Woodruff to discuss how Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court could affect voter enthusiasm in the midterm elections, plus the races that are up for grabs in swing districts.

Duration:00:07:35

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Brett Kavanaugh and midterm voter enthusiasm

10/1/2018
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NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report sit down with Lisa Desjardins to discuss how the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight may motivate voters to go to the polls in November, some robust midterm election fundraising by Democrats and President Trump’s announcement of a new trade pact.

Duration:00:08:55

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on GOP support for Kavanaugh, Rod Rosenstein’s future

9/24/2018
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Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to discuss how the midterm elections are shaping up, how allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh impacts Republicans and questions swirling around Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after it was reported that he expected to get fired by President Trump on Monday.

Duration:00:08:24

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Kavanaugh allegations fallout

9/17/2018
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NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from The Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the political significance of a Senate hearing to air sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, plus a new poll showing whether voters think elections are fair and the midterm lookout for Democrats picking up the Senate.

Duration:00:05:47

Amy Walter and Shawna Thomas on 2018’s final primaries, Obama on the campaign trail

9/10/2018
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Amy Walter from The Cook Political Report and Shawna Thomas of Vice News join Lisa Desjardins discuss the last week of primary voting before the midterm elections, President Obama making his presence felt on the campaign trail, plus the tightening race between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

Duration:00:07:54

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Kavanaugh’s hearings, McCain’s funeral

9/3/2018
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Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join John Yang to break down what to expect at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, and the dynamics of upcoming Democratic primary races, plus Sen. John McCain’s funeral and the outlook for bipartisanship.

Duration:00:08:29

What McCain’s death means for the Arizona senate race

8/27/2018
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The loss of Sen. John McCain, a six-term Arizona Republican, sparked national mourning this weekend for a man considered an American military and political hero. But McCain’s passing also changes the landscape of a heated campaign in his adopted home state. Amy Walter from The Cook Political Report and NPR's Tamara Keith join John Yang to analyze the political implications of McCain's death.

Duration:00:06:58

Amy Walter and Eliana Johnson on Trump’s midterm influence, Kavanaugh’s confirmation campaign

8/20/2018
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Amy Walter from The Cook Political Report and Eliana Johnson from Politico join Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s impact on Republican midterm campaigns and how Democrats are responding, plus conservatives outspending liberals in promoting the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:07:35

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Omarosa’s allegations

8/13/2018
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Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss an explosive new book from Omarosa Manigault Newman about her time in the Trump White House, the political impact of extremist views about race at the anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, plus another round of primary elections.

Duration:00:07:28

Tamara Keith and Eliana Johnson on Trump’s meeting tweet, Paul Manafort on trial

8/6/2018
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Tamara Keith of NPR and Eliana Johnson of Politico join Nick Schifrin to discuss President Trump’s explanation of a 2016 meeting in Trump Tower related to the Russia probe, the testimony of former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in the Paul Manafort case, the president’s endorsement of Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and more.

Duration:00:08:28

Amy Walter and Susan Page on Trump’s shutdown threat, GOP midterm concerns

7/30/2018
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Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today join Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s suggestions that he might force a government shutdown over his immigration demands and the potential political fallout for Republicans in the midterm elections, plus Sen. Rand Paul’s decision to vote to approve Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:08:04