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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered.

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered.
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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered.

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Episodes

544 days in an Iranian prison

1/22/2019
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The Washington Post’s columnist Jason Rezaian on his imprisonment in Iran. Eugene Scott on how Kamala Harris’s identity is shaping her presidential campaign. Plus, a postcard from a ghost town.

Duration:00:27:23

One civil rights icon is ‘trying to demystify the hero thing’

1/21/2019
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Six decades after Minnijean Brown became one of the Little Rock Nine, one of the first nine black students to desegregate a high school in Little Rock, Ark., she has a new mission: showing the world just how scared she was as it happened.

Duration:00:10:35

Who owns the Women’s March?

1/18/2019
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Kimberly Kindy on federal prison workers who aren’t getting enough support during the partial government shutdown. Marissa Lang on the tensions surrounding the Women’s March. Plus, the career troubles of R&B singer Chrisette Michele.

Duration:00:25:15

The Founding Fathers never planned for the Trump International Hotel

1/17/2019
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David Fahrenthold on a government watchdog report questioning the constitutionality of Trump’s D.C. hotel lease. William Booth on Britain's many attempts to leave the European Union. Plus, the history of the border wall.

Duration:00:19:07

Kirsten Gillibrand wants you to know her name

1/16/2019
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Jenna Johnson on the gradual policy shifts of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), newly announced presidential hopeful. Sudarsan Raghavan on the struggle to survive for many in Yemen. Plus, the sounds of healthy and unhealthy snow.

Duration:00:25:06

Does Beto O’Rourke have something to say?

1/15/2019
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Jenna Johnson talks to Beto O’Rourke after his bid for U.S. Senate. Matt Zapotosky on the confirmation hearing for an attorney general nominee. Plus, Drew Harwell on how his YouTube search for “RBG” yielded unexpected results.

Duration:00:26:17

Trump’s secrecy around Putin talks are ‘part of a much broader pattern’

1/14/2019
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Greg Miller on the president keeping notes from meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin to himself. Darryl Fears on an executive order that may thin millions of acres of forests. Plus, the hit musical “Hamilton” makes its way to Puerto Rico.

Duration:00:20:02

Why R. Kelly’s accusers were rarely heard — until now

1/11/2019
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Geoff Edgers dives into the history of sexual misconduct claims against R. Kelly. Tim Carman questions the value of his food column, the $20 Diner. And an unlikely advocate emerges for personal tech.

Duration:00:20:44

Border 101

1/10/2019
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As President Trump continues to press his case for a wall, Maria Sacchetti dispels misinformation about the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, Nicolás Maduro begins his second term as president of Venezuela.

Duration:00:22:11

Meanwhile, in the Mueller investigation

1/9/2019
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While the shutdown drama continues, it’s been a big week in the special counsel investigation. Plus, the administration quietly considers a rollback of civil rights protections. Plus, a former Marine’s new mission: find his old hat.

Duration:00:20:14

No exit: Trump’s shutdown strategy

1/8/2019
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Reporter Robert Costa on what is happening the behind the scenes as the budget stalemate shows no sign of abating. Plus, Christopher Mooney on how a spike in carbon emissions couldn’t have come at a worse time.

Duration:00:21:59

To build border wall, Trump considers national emergency powers

1/7/2019
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President Trump is threatening to call a national emergency to build a border wall. Post reporter David Nakamura explains whether that’s possible, or even legal. Plus, tech reporter Geoffrey Fowler takes us on a ride with a self-driving car.

Duration:00:21:42

The confounding case of alleged spy Paul Whelan

1/4/2019
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Shane Harris tells the story about a former Marine being detained in Russia on suspicion of spying. Annie Linskey on how the “likability” question will affect female 2020 candidates. Plus, voices from the government shutdown.

Duration:00:22:36

New Congress, same old shutdown

1/3/2019
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Seung Min Kim explains how Congress might tackle the shutdown. Colby Itkowitz on whether the new Congress is as diverse as it seems. Plus, Ian Shapira on history, heritage and hatred.

Duration:00:22:04

Dysfunction junction: Why we have a ‘do nothing’ Congress

1/2/2019
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Paul Kane on why Congress can’t function. Drew Harwell explains the disturbing use of artificial intelligence to put real-life women’s faces in fake-porn videos. Plus, Sarah Kaplan on NASA making its most distant visit to an object in our solar system.

Duration:00:27:34

102 Americans on what unites us

1/1/2019
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Book critic Carlos Lozada declares his pick for the most memorable book of the last year. And Americans share what they believe unites our often-divided country.

Duration:00:18:39

Goodbye, 2018. Hello, 2020.

12/31/2018
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Annie Linskey tells us about Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren throwing her hat in the presidential ring. The Washington Post’s Style section selects what’s in and what’s out for 2019. Plus, the origin story of a pop classic.

Duration:00:21:05

After Mollie Tibbetts’s politicized death, an unlikely kindness

12/28/2018
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The death of Mollie Tibbetts became an immigration talking point, but reporter Terrence McCoy tells the unlikely story of immense kindness in the aftermath of a tragedy. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on how to leave Facebook.

Duration:00:25:05

All aboard the market roller coaster

12/27/2018
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Heather Long breaks down the tumultuous markets. Julie Zauzmer shares her story on Jews being paid to move to Alabama. Plus, Tom Cruise and video interpolation.

Duration:00:22:59

The story behind a global e-scooter recall

12/26/2018
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Peter Holley investigates the dangers of e-scooters. Philip Rucker debriefs on the president’s surprise trip to Iraq over this tumultuous holiday. Plus, Chuck Culpepper revisits a Kentucky town haunted by a high school football loss from 25 years ago.

Duration:00:22:22