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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

Power Politics From The Hill For 02-17-18

2/17/2018
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On Power Politics, The Hill’s Alexis Simendinger talks with two Californians, father and son, who made politics and U.S. governance the family business. During separate conversations, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and son Rep. Jimmy Panetta discussed threats abroad and at home, immigration, budget woes, and Democrats’ political messaging.

Duration:00:51:14

PM View From The Hill For 02-16-18

2/16/2018
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In today's Hillcast PM View, your daily evening update on what went down in Washington: A major development in the Russia investigation; Trump faces another scandal over an affair; and Mitt Romney makes it official: He’s running for Senate. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Olivia Beavers, Jordan Fabian, and Ben Kamisar about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:23:15

AM View From The Hill For 02-16-18

2/16/2018
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Today on AM View: A look at the next steps for the immigration debate in the Senate, with The Hill’s managing editor, Ian Swanson; also, a preview of this weekend’s Power Politics podcast, with guests Rep. Jimmy Panetta and his father, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. In separate conversations, the father-son duo from California talked about threats abroad and at home, mammoth national debt projections, and the Democratic Party’s political messaging.

Duration:00:12:40

PM View From The Hill For 02-15-18

2/15/2018
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Congress, once again, faces calls to act on gun violence and Steve Bannon may face Contempt of Congress charges after stonewalling lawmaker questions. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Olivia Beavers about what happened today in Washington.

Duration:00:12:31

AM View From The Hill For 02-15-18

2/15/2018
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Today on AM View: Mitt Romney postponed his plans today to announce his Senate bid in Utah in deference to Florida's tragic school shooting Wednesday. Before his change of plans, Kevin Madden, former adviser and spokesman for the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, talked about why the ex-Massachusetts governor wants to re-enter politics; later, the opioid epidemic is gaining federal focus, officials agreed during a Wednesday newsmaker event convened by The Hill.

Duration:00:14:14

PM View From The Hill For 02-14-18

2/14/2018
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The Senate finally starts to move on immigration, but a lot of plans are still competing; the GOP is begging candidates who said no to a Senate run to reconsider; and the White House is sitting on LGBT protection regulations. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Jordain Carney, Scott Wong, and Lydia Wheeler about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:19:31

AM View From The Hill For 02-14-18

2/14/2018
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Today on AM View: The Hill’s Jordan Fabian discusses the shifting White House narrative about an ex-aide’s security clearance and the impact on Chief of Staff John Kelly; later, a look at two big hurdles the Senate will face if immigration legislation emerges.

Duration:00:11:38

PM View From The Hill For 02-13-18

2/13/2018
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FBI Director Christopher Wray contradicts the White House’s timeline on former White House staff secretary Rob Porter; Calls for the government to replace food stamps with food-box deliveries raise an outcry; and retiring lawmakers eye lucrative positions on K Street. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Morgan Chalfant and Megan Wilson, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ Elizabeth Wolkomir about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:19:28

AM View From The Hill For 02-13-18

2/13/2018
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Today on AM View: Blair Levin of the Brookings Institution talks about challenges for rural broadband in President Trump’s infrastructure plan; later Danielle Root, voting rights manager at the Center for American Progress, explains why five states received an “F” grade in a new report about election security concerns.

Duration:00:19:18

PM View From The Hill For 02-12-18

2/12/2018
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Trump ignores Congress with his $4.4 trillion budget request; the Trump infrastructure plan is finally out, though it has its skeptics; and America’s economy is facing a yawning skills gap. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Mallory Shelbourne, Naomi Jagoda, and Reid Wilson about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:18:53

AM View From The Hill For 02-12-18

2/12/2018
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Today on AM View: WIRED’s Garrett Graff discusses the “known knowns” of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation; plus a look at the upcoming Senate immigration floor debate, and President Trump’s “infrastructure week.”

Duration:00:22:49

Power Politics From The Hill For 02-10-18

2/10/2018
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This week on Power Politics, The Hill’s Alexis Simendinger is joined by Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd, who talks about his push for a bipartisan DACA deal; his case for a so-called smart wall on the border; and his candid thoughts about his party’s future.

Duration:00:26:51

PM View From The Hill For 02-09-18

2/9/2018
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Who won and lost from the budget deal; the unsure path forward on immigration; and why surface temperature is more interesting than it sounds. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Scott Wong, Jordain Carney, and Tim Cama about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:22:50

AM View From The Hill For 02-09-18

2/9/2018
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Today on AM View: a brief update on Thursday’s efforts to avert a government shutdown; later, former aide to President Obama, Christopher Lu, joins us to discuss White House security clearance procedures, a controversy in the news this week.

Duration:00:14:54

PM View From The Hill For 02-08-18

2/8/2018
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A vote to prevent another shutdown goes down to the wire; new spending on top of tax cuts is expected to explode the debt; and North Korea looms over the Olympic games. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Sylvan Lane and Rebecca Kheel about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:15:51

AM View From The Hill For 02-08-18

2/8/2018
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Today on AM View: Joshua Peck, co-founder of Get America Covered, discusses surprisingly stable Obamacare enrollments in state-run exchanges this year; later, PM View host Niv Elis discusses his “Deep Dive” podcast about tax cuts and corporate choices.

Duration:00:19:29

PM View From The Hill For 02-07-18

2/7/2018
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The Senate has a deal to fund the government, but the House is still unsure; Democrats look to push back on Republican Gerrymandering; and regulators look to impose some rules on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Host Niv Elis talks to The Hill’s Alex Bolton, Ben Kamisar, and Ali Breland about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:18:36

Deep Dive: What the GOP tax law means for inequality

2/7/2018
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In this special Deep Dive episode of HillCast, we look at the GOP corporate tax cut and examine how much ends up in the hands of workers, how much in the hands of investors, and what it all means for inequality. Host Niv Elis talks to Ben Cook, the CEO of LASIK company Vision Group Holdings, about how he intends to spend the tax windfall, as well as Wharton Business School Accounting professor Jennifer Blouin and Lenore Palladino, a Senior Economist at the left-leaning Roosevelt Institute.

Duration:00:19:24

AM View From The Hill For 02-07-18

2/6/2018
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Today on AM View: Jordan Fabian discusses a Democrat-authored House memo now in the hands of President Trump. Later, politics reporter Lisa Hagen joins the program to talk about growing concerns among the Missouri GOP about the race to unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill.

Duration:00:16:19

PM View From The Hill For 02-06-18

2/6/2018
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Congress closes in on a deal to avert a shutdown; the 2020 Census has some serious problems; and we demystify how some controversial immigration programs actually work. Host Niv Elis talks to the Hill’s Melanie Zanona, Lydia Wheeler, and Rafael Bernal about what happened today on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:20:44

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