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The Political Junkie: Has the Mueller report changed anything?

4/22/2019
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Now that the Mueller report has been released to the public, is it changing people's minds?

Duration:00:16:45

The Political Junkie: President Trump, Bernie Sanders and the rise of Mayor Pete

4/15/2019
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President Trump comes to Minnesota today for a roundtable discussion on tax cuts and the U.S. economy. MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with the Political Junkie about the tax cuts and why many Americans seem unhappy about them.

Duration:00:15:59

What does Kirstjen Nielsen's departure mean for U.S. immigration policy?

4/8/2019
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President Trump says there is a crisis at the border between the United States and Mexico. How do residents describe what is happening there?

Duration:00:48:50

The Political Junkie: Closing the southern border, subpoena for the Mueller report and Pete Buttigieg

4/1/2019
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Can President Trump really close the Southern border? That plus the latest on the Mueller report in this Monday's Political Junkie segment.

Duration:00:14:45

The Political Junkie: The Mueller report is done. Now what?

3/25/2019
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's report is finished, but that's not the end of the story. What comes next? Meanwhile, is there a chance we might get rid of the Electoral College?

Duration:00:14:21

The Political Junkie: The palatability of Beto O'Rourke

3/18/2019
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The political junkie offers his take on the week's big political headlines, from President Trump's first veto to Beto O'Rourke and New Zealand's commitment to reform of its gun laws.

Duration:00:15:30

The Political Junkie: Who is running and who is not

3/12/2019
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Even in a presidential field that's already crowded, there's much speculation about who will run and who won't. The Political Junkie stopped in to help us keep everything straight.

Duration:00:16:59

The Political Junkie: What came from the Cohen hearings?

3/4/2019
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The Michael Cohen hearings lasted over seven hours. Picking up on the most important parts can be difficult. The Political Junkie is here to help you make sense of it all.

Duration:00:15:40

The Political Junkie: What could come from Cohen's testimony

2/25/2019
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Michael Cohen is set to testify publicly in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday. What information could come from his testimony? What might happen away from public view?

Duration:00:16:49

The Political Junkie: Are presidential candidates from the Midwest electable?

2/11/2019
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Amy Klobuchar announced that she will be running for president. Will her Midwestern roots give her an advantage in states like Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan that went for Trump in 2016?

Duration:00:15:35

The Political Junkie: The qualities of good leadership

2/4/2019
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What are the qualities of a good political leader? Are our government leaders exhibiting the qualities of good leadership?

Duration:00:16:13

The Political Junkie: The developing landscape of the 2020 election

1/28/2019
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The RNC backed Trump's bid for re-election in 2020. More democrats have been announcing their intentions to run. Ken Rudin talked about everything that's happened in politics this past week.

Duration:00:12:45

Political Junkie: Talking political tribalism

1/14/2019
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The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, joined MPR News host to talk about tribalism in politics and how people make decisions based on their party.

Duration:00:44:35

Political Junkie: Does the president set the moral tone for our country?

1/7/2019
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The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to run down the week's biggest political headlines.

Duration:00:15:21

The Political Junkie: Most consequential political stories of 2018

1/3/2019
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The political junkie, Ken Rudin, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to talk about 2018's most consequential political stories.

Duration:00:28:31

Political Junkie: Threats of a government shutdown

12/17/2018
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MPR News host Euan Kerr sat down with Ken Rudin to run down the big headlines in political news this week. This week they talked about Trump's threats of a government shutdown if the border wall isn't funded, Mick Mulvaney being named acting chief of staff for Trump, and more.

Duration:00:15:02

Political Junkie: How healthcare was utilized in the election

11/12/2018
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MPR News Host Kerri Miller runs down the week in politics with Ken Rudin, host of The Political Junkie Podcast. This week they discussed the outcome of the midterm elections and healthcare.

Duration:00:15:47

Political Junkie: Election Eve

11/5/2018
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On election eve, MPR News host Kerri Miller chatted with Ken Rudin about what races are tightest around the country.

Duration:00:18:32

Political Junkie

10/29/2018
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MPR News Host Kerri Miller runs down the week in politics with Ken Rudin, host of The Political Junkie Podcast.

Duration:00:12:42

Political Junkie: How campaigns are using funding

10/22/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller and Ken Rudin sat down to talk about campaign financing and early voting

Duration:00:17:26