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Political Junkie on tit-for-tat tariffs

6/18/2018
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President Donald Trump is striking out at China and Canada with tariffs, attempting to level the playing field for U.S. producers. Host Kerri Miller spoke with Political Junkie Ken Rudin about trade policy and more.

Duration:00:15:50

Political Junkie: Trump tweets that he can pardon himself

6/4/2018
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President Trump made headlines this morning by tweeting that he has the power to pardon himself. Ken Rudin, the host of the Political Junkie podcast talked about how presidents have used that power in the past.

Duration:00:16:10

Political Junkie talks North Korea summit

5/29/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin talked to MPR News host Chris Farrell about the on-again-off-again North Korea and all the latest news from Washington DC.

Duration:00:13:22

Political Junkie on primaries, Mueller and trade

5/21/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin discussed recent primaries, the Robert Mueller investigation and trade negotiations with MPR News host Chris Farrell.

Duration:00:13:43

Political Junkie on North Korea

5/14/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses President Trump's positive polling on international affairs.

Duration:00:14:47

Political Junkie on presidential lawyers

5/7/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin analyzed what President Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani may or may not have said over the weekend.

Duration:00:16:13

Political Junkie on the White House Correspondent's Dinner

4/30/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin joined the program to talk about the White House Correspondent's Dinner and Michelle Wolf's comments about Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Duration:00:15:15

Political Junkie on third parties and James Comey

4/16/2018
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Ken Rudin said he could hardly blink during the interview between Comey and George Stephanopoulos.

Duration:00:16:00

Political Junkie on tariffs and trade

4/9/2018
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Ken Rudin joined host Kerri Miller to talk all things politics, as he usually does. This time, they discussed President Trump's back and forth with China on tariffs.

Duration:00:17:21

Why suburban women voters aren't a monolithic voting bloc

4/2/2018
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Political Junkie host Ken Rudin and assistant professor Kelly Dittmar joined host Kerri Miller to talk about why some of these women voted for President Trump and how they feel about it now. Dittmar is in the political science department at Rutgers, Camden campus.

Duration:00:48:51

Political Junkie talks White House lawyers, Stormy Daniels and gun control

3/26/2018
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Ken Rudin was joined by Chris Farrell to talk about Stormy Daniels' interview on "60 Minutes," regarding her alleged sexual encounter with President Trump while he was a private citizen. They also spoke about the seemingly constant personnel turnover in the White House and the March for Our Lives events that took place all over the country this weekend.

Duration:00:15:52

Political Junkie talks economy and White House firings

3/19/2018
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined the program to talk about recent staff changes at the White House. He spoke to host Kerri Miller.

Duration:00:13:41

Is America alienating its allies?

3/12/2018
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Michael Wahid Hanna joined Kerri Miller for a discussion about America's complicated relationships with foreign allies. Does "America First" rhetoric weakens America's position as a global leader? Wahid Hanna is a senior fellow at the Century Foundation. Before Wahid Hanna joined the conversation, Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, discussed the week's political news.

Duration:00:47:48

Political Junkie: Rebuttal to the Nunes memo, the future of Feinstein and gun control

2/26/2018
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Stephanie Curtis spoke to Political Junkie podcast host Ken Rudin about the latest political news.

Duration:00:14:19

Political Junkie on Russian meddling and the shooting in Parkland, Florida

2/19/2018
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Ken Rudin, the host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined host Mike Mulcahy.

Duration:00:11:06

Junkie talks West Wing departures

2/12/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin joined host Kerri Miller for their weekly politics discussion.

Duration:00:12:59

Political Junkie on the Nunes memo

2/5/2018
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MPR News host Stephanie Curtis spoke to Ken Rudin, the host of the Political Junkie podcast, about the memo written by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. The memo raises questions about the legitimacy of the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Rudin spoke about the contents of the memo the Democratic response.

Duration:00:13:21

Political Junkie on what's happening with DACA

1/29/2018
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Ken Rudin joined host Kerri Miller for his weekly segment about politics, but this time a third guest joined to talk about DACA. Alan Gomez covers immigration for USA Today. He spoke to Kerri and Ken about what we can expect from Congress in the next few days.

Duration:00:49:48

The Political Junkie talks government shutdown

1/22/2018
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Ken Rudin joined the program as usual, but this time he chatted with MPR's political editor Mike Mulchay about the government shutdown that has stretched into its third day.

Duration:00:12:48

Political Junkie talks DACA and government shutdown

1/16/2018
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Ken Rudin of the podcast, Political Junkie, joined guest host Chris Farrell to talk politics.

Duration:00:15:35