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We take you inside POLITICO, where journalists break news, work sources and pull back the curtain on politics and policy. Fast. Short. Daily.

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Episodes

Could angry parents decide Virginia?

10/27/2021
In a potential preview of the 2022 midterms, Republican Glenn Youngkin is trying to harness parental frustration in his bid to become governor of Virginia. POLITICO’s Michael Stratford reports. Plus, the FCC votes to halt China Telecom operations in America. And the U.S. plans to defer 33 million Covid vaccine doses to Africa. Michael Stratford is an education reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio....

Duration:00:11:15

Facebook fights back

10/26/2021
Facebook is fighting bitterly to save its image. But as POLITICO’s Emily Birnbaum reports, the company isn’t up against your average whistleblower. Plus, the Biden administration rolls out new rules for international travelers. And the U.S. Education Department aims to ‘stop’ Florida from pulling federal aid over school mask mandates. Emily Birnbaum is a tech lobbying and influence reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer...

Duration:00:10:47

The chopping block

10/25/2021
Democrats hope to have a deal on their spending plan by the end of the week. POLITICO’s Anthony Adragna breaks down which provisions are facing the chopping block as the party tries to win over moderates. Plus, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen expects inflation to linger into next year. And the CDC’s Rochelle Walensky says you can trick-or-treat. Anthony Adragna is a Congress reporter and author of Congress Minutes. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive...

Duration:00:12:33

Inside New York’s mayoral debate

10/22/2021
Ever wonder what it’s like to moderate a debate? POLITICO New York’s Sally Goldenberg shares her experience putting questions to Democratic frontrunner Eric Adams and Republican Curtis Sliwa in their first one-on-one matchup. Plus, the Fed cracks down on trading by top officials. And Gov. DeSantis calls for a special session to fight Biden’s vaccine mandate. Sally Goldenberg is the City Hall bureau chief for POLITICO New York. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is...

Duration:00:11:56

An unofficial guide to boosters

10/21/2021
From mixing and matching to what age groups are approved, POLITICO’s Lauren Gardner breaks down the latest on boosters. Plus, the director of the NIH decries unproven Covid origin theories. And California Gov. Newsom signs an order to ease supply chain issues. Lauren Gardner is an FDA reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Raghu Manavalan is a senior...

Duration:00:12:11

Could Dems lose it all in Virginia?

10/20/2021
The governor’s mansion isn’t the only thing on the line in November. Republicans could also take back control of the State House. POLITICO’s Liz Crampton reports. Plus, Facebook will pay up to $14.3M to settle claims it discriminated against U.S. workers. And DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas tests positive for Covid. Liz Crampton is a state policy reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is...

Duration:00:11:12

Bitcoin's big week

10/19/2021
Federal regulators are letting the cryptocurrency move one step closer to legitimacy. POLITICO's Kellie Mejdrich reports. Plus, the State Department's Inspector General launches investigations into the end of diplomatic operations in Afghanistan. And Trump sues the Jan. 6 committee. Kellie Mejdrich is a financial services reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of...

Duration:00:11:39

WTH is happening in Congress?

10/18/2021
Infrastructure, reconciliation and debt ... oh my! POLITICO's Congress editor Elana Schor breaks down the latest from the Hill. Plus, Transportation Secretary Buttigieg warns some supply chain problems will persist into 2022. And Dr. Fauci tamps down concerns about the Covid booster review process. Elana Schor is POLITICO's Congress editor. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO...

Duration:00:12:45

A Christmas crisis?

10/15/2021
President Biden is trying to ease supply chain issues as Republicans latch onto looming shortages ahead of the holidays. POLITICO’s Steven Overly reports. Plus, the FDA’s vaccine panel endorses Moderna’s booster shot for elderly people and others at high risk. And Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vows to sue the Biden administration over vaccine mandates. Steven Overly cover global trade for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO...

Duration:00:12:33

What to expect when the vax mandate drops

10/14/2021
President Biden's vaccine mandate is inching its way closer to reality. POLITICO's Rebecca Rainey looks at what'll happen when it takes effect. Plus, the Department of Justice opens a civil rights probe into youth correctional facilities in Texas. And the Education Department settles a union lawsuit over debt forgiveness. Rebecca Rainey is a labor reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is...

Duration:00:12:47

‘Hunger Games’-meets-musical chairs in West Virginia

10/13/2021
West Virginia has three incumbent members of Congress. But it’s losing a seat to redistricting. POLITICO’s Ally Mutnick reports. Plus, Southwest and American airlines say their workers will have to get vaccinated despite Gov. Abbott’s order banning vaccine mandates. And a divided Supreme Court considers who can defend abortion restrictions. Ally Mutnick is a campaigns reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO...

Duration:00:10:58

The ‘tip of the iceberg’ for Facebook

10/12/2021
Facebook has been in hot water before. But this time could be different. POLITICO’s Alexandra LeVine reports. Plus, 24 countries plan to join a pledge led by the U.S. and E.U. to reduce methane emissions. And Merck asks the FDA for emergency use approval of experimental Covid pill. Alexandra LeVine is a tech reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio....

Duration:00:12:13

Presenting Tradeoffs: Can Democrats Reconcile Their Health Policy Differences?

10/11/2021
Congressional Democrats’ blockbuster spending bill could include some historic health reforms, but major political hurdles remain. POLITICO reporter Alice Miranda Ollstein joins the health policy podcast Tradeoffs to discuss the tough health policy compromises facing Democratic lawmakers. Guest: Alice Miranda Ollstein, health care reporter, POLITICO This episode was hosted by Dan Gorenstein, produced by Leslie Walker and mixed by Andrew Parrella.

Duration:00:14:00

An international struggle for power

10/8/2021
The US and China are locked in a power competition. POLITICO’s Alex Ward breaks down what he learned from conversations with lawmakers and experts about where the feud is headed. Plus, a new POLITICO-Harvard poll shows most Americans support vaccine mandates for schoolkids. And the Senate confirms three of Biden's Education Department nominees. Alex Ward is a national security reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of...

Duration:00:11:33

What to know about at-home testing

10/7/2021
The White House has announced a new investment in at-home Covid testing. POLITICO’s David Lim breaks down everything you should know about rapid tests — and how much of a game changer the new push could be. Plus, Biden closes in on a pick to lead the FDA. And the former No. 2 of Trump’s Justice Department sits for an interview with the Jan. 7 committee. David Lim is a health reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of...

Duration:00:12:22

The most important elections you're not thinking about

10/6/2021
Sure, congressional elections are important. But 36 states will also decide who becomes governor in 2022. POLITICO's Zach Montellaro reports. Plus, the chair of the SEC warns that defaulting on the national debt would shock markets. And a federal appeals court blocks a California law limiting private jails. Zach Montellaro covers voting rights and state politics for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament...

Duration:00:11:53

The biggest week yet for the Jan. 6 probe

10/5/2021
The House effort to unearth Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 secrets has shifted into overdrive. POLITICO’s Kyle Cheney reports. Plus, a top State Department adviser resigns. And Sen. Warren calls the SEC to probe the Fed on insider trading. Kyle Cheney is a legal affairs reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO...

Duration:00:11:39

How trauma and Trump mobilized AAPI voters

10/4/2021
A year of violence and fear has reshaped the way Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders look at themselves and politics. POLITICO’s Rishika Dugyala breaks down the key takeaways from a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Plus, Fauci sees hope in Merck’s new Covid drug. And Trump says he’d beat DeSantis in a potential GOP primary. Rishika Dugyala is a digital strategy editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio....

Duration:00:12:19

The ghost of Cuomo remains in Albany

10/1/2021
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is promising big reforms in the aftermath of Andrew Cuomo’s resignation. But in Albany, change is easier said than done. POLITICO New York’s Anna Gronewold reports. Plus, two top privacy staffers resign from the FTC. And the House Judiciary Committee approves a sweeping marijuana legalization bill. Anna Gronewold co-authors POLITICO's New York Playbook. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny...

Duration:00:12:58

A crucial moment in the pandemic

9/30/2021
Holidays and cold weather are coming. That could be bad for the Covid situation. POLITICO’s Erin Banco reports. Plus, the CDC urges pregnant people to get vaccinated. And top privacy lawmakers demand help from Biden administration. Erin Banco is a health reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio....

Duration:00:13:11