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Stay up to date with the insider’s perspective on today’s news from the nation’s capital to the campaign trail with HillCast, the twice-daily podcast from The Hill, Washington’s most-read political news source. Journalists Alexis Simendinger and Niv Elis provide a behind-the-scenes view of the latest breaking developments, drilling deep to get to the heart of what’s happening, and why it matters to you.

Stay up to date with the insider’s perspective on today’s news from the nation’s capital to the campaign trail with HillCast, the twice-daily podcast from The Hill, Washington’s most-read political news source. Journalists Alexis Simendinger and Niv Elis provide a behind-the-scenes view of the latest breaking developments, drilling deep to get to the heart of what’s happening, and why it matters to you.
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Stay up to date with the insider’s perspective on today’s news from the nation’s capital to the campaign trail with HillCast, the twice-daily podcast from The Hill, Washington’s most-read political news source. Journalists Alexis Simendinger and Niv Elis provide a behind-the-scenes view of the latest breaking developments, drilling deep to get to the heart of what’s happening, and why it matters to you.

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Episodes

AM View From The Hill For 12-13-17

12/13/2017
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Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in Alabama’s hard-fought Senate special election, defying the conservative politics of a deeply red state. The Hill’s Jordain Carney also reports for AM View that a new senator is to be named in Minnesota today.

Duration: 00:14:46


PM View From The Hill For 12-12-17

12/12/2017
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Alabama votes; President Trump feuds with a potential 2020 candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.); and Republicans race to finish their tax bill. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Ben Kamisar, Amie Parnes, and Alex Bolton about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:23:10


AM View From The Hill For 12-12-17

12/12/2017
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Alabama polls open for the much-watched Senate special election. Matt Glassman, a senior fellow with Georgetown University, explains to AM View host Alexis Simendinger why voter turnout is key in a contest that could have implications for 2018.

Duration: 00:15:41


PM View From The Hill For 12-11-17

12/11/2017
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Terrorism returns to New York City; All eyes are on Alabama ahead of tomorrow’s special election; and the vote to end Net Neutrality approaches. Host Niv Elis talks to Terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman and The Hill’s Ben Kamisar and Ali Breland about what happened today in politics.

Duration: 00:20:23


AM View From The Hill For 12-11-17

12/11/2017
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Sexual misconduct accusations roil the political zeitgeist from Alabama’s Senate outcome awaited on Tuesday, to the halls of Congress. AM View tees up the week, with host Alexis Simendinger.

Duration: 00:10:51


Power Politics From The Hill For 12-09-17

12/9/2017
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On this week's HillCast Power Politics Podcast, former White House Economic Advisor Gene Sperling discusses the Trump Administration's tax policies. In an interview with The Hill's Alexis Simendinger, Sperling discusses the Democrats' political talking points heading into the midterms, what it's like to watch the Trump Administration work to undo policies he helped craft, and more.

Duration: 00:38:52


PM View From The Hill For 12-08-17

12/8/2017
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Capitol Hill holds its breath for more potential sexual misconduct news; Cyberthreats hit local government; and we introduce a new segment: One Boring Thing. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Scott Wong, Morgan Chalfant, and Timothy Cama about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:19:51


AM View From The Hill For 12-08-17

12/8/2017
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A government shutdown may have been averted Thursday, but Congress and the White House postponed decisions, including how to fund defense and whether to help Dreamers. The Hill’s Ellen Mitchell talks about the Pentagon’s continued budget frustrations with host Alexis Simendinger.

Duration: 00:13:00


PM View From The Hill For 12-07-17

12/7/2017
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Senator Al Franken resigns amidst sexual harassment allegations; the Senate’s political makeup may be changing; and conservatives move to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Ben Kamisar and Jonathan Easley about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:21:38


AM View From The Hill For 12-07-17

12/7/2017
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President Trump and congressional leaders are to meet ahead of a Friday shutdown deadline. And senators from both parties backed big changes to the Dodd-Frank law, The Hill’s Sylvan Lane tells host Alexis Simendinger.

Duration: 00:14:15


PM View From The Hill For 12-06-17

12/6/2017
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Democrats call for Franken to resign; Trump changes longstanding US policy on Jerusalem; and Republicans grapple with how to avoid a shutdown. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Jordain Carney, Niall Stanage, and Melanie Zanona about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:17:05


AM View From The Hill For 12-06-17

12/6/2017
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Alabama’s Roy Moore welcomed support from Washington, including national party funding and President Trump’s cheerleading. What’s the state of the fascinating Senate contest with just days to go? Host Alexis Simendinger discusses the latest with The Hill’s campaign reporter Ben Kamisar on AM View.

Duration: 00:16:21


PM View From The Hill For 12-05-17

12/5/2017
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Trump readies a big announcement on Jerusalem; Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) steps down amid sexual harassment claims; and how the economic expansion has left rural America behind. Host Niv Elis talks to Brookings expert Natan Sachs, and The Hill’s Mike Lillis and Reid Wilson about what happened today in Washington.

Duration: 00:23:21


AM View From The Hill For 12-05-17

12/5/2017
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Listen: President Trump tests his executive say-so and political influence, and today’s latest news.

Duration: 00:14:20


PM View From The Hill For 12-04-17

12/4/2017
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President Trump backs controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore; Democrats scramble for a strategy ahead of a potential shutdown; and the Supreme Courts prepares a milestone case on LGBT rights. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Jonathan Easley, Alex Bolton, and Lydia Wheeler about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:21:41


AM View From The Hill For 12-04-17

12/4/2017
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Official Washington this week attempts to put final touches on a massive GOP tax measure, and both parties search for ways to keep the government funded after Friday. AM View also talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, Democrat from Washington state, and brings listeners more of the morning’s news.

Duration: 00:21:35


Power Politics For 12-02-17

12/2/2017
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Interview with the House Majority Leader, Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Host Alexis Simendinger and The Hill's National Correspondent, Reid Wilson, ask him about the tax reform bill, sexual harassment policy on Capitol Hill, and the 2018 elections.

Duration: 00:45:57


PM View From The Hill For 12-01-17

12/1/2017
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A huge breakthrough in the special council’s Russia investigation; Senate GOP secures tax votes; and who is Mike Pompeo, the man who may become Secretary of State. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Alex Bolton, Katie Bo Williams, and Morgan Chalfant about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:19:31


AM View From The Hill For 12-01-17

12/1/2017
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As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation marches on, consultants and lobbyists are studying how former allies of Donald Trump’s ended up in legal jeopardy, in part through their business activities with international clients. During Friday’s AM View hosted by Alexis Simendinger, The Hill’s Megan Wilson explains how others who represent foreign agents are being cautious.

Duration: 00:14:30


PM View From The Hill For 11-30-17

11/30/2017
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s future is once again in doubt; the GOP tax plan steams ahead; and Congress seeks more time to avert a government shutdown. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Jordan Fabian, Naomi Jagoda, and Cristina Marcos about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:16:46

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