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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups, quick takes on news of the day, and reporting from the campaign trail, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening this election year. You just have to keep up with us.

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Episodes

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 21

9/21/2017
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The policy and politics of the Republicans' latest effort to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act. Plus the latest on the Russia investigation and the unusually contentious Senate race in Alabama. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political editor Domenico Montanaro, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis and Justice Department reporter Ryan Lucas. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio...

Duration: 00:47:25


Trump at UN, GOP Pushes Health Care

9/19/2017
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President Trump gives a major speech at the United Nations General Assembly, while Republicans in the Senate battle a deadline to pass a new Obamacare replacement. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:28:34


Trump And Dems Talk DACA Deal, Sanders Pushes Medicare For All

9/14/2017
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President Trump and Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi say they have agreed to work out a deal to protect DREAMers. House Speaker Paul Ryan says a tax outline will be out soon and Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes for Medicare for all. This episode: Host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, Congressional reporter Scott Detrow and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public...

Duration: 00:44:49


Clinton Book Review And Irma Update

9/12/2017
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Hillary Clinton is back with a book to talk about "what happened." Also, an update on Hurricane Irma. This episode: Guest host/White House reporter Geoff Bennett, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:31:40


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 7

9/7/2017
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President Trump cut a surprising deal with Democrats on the debt ceiling. What it might mean for the GOP agenda — plus more on the President's DACA decision. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:45:30


Trump Ends DACA, Calls On Congress To Act

9/5/2017
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The Obama-era program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, granted legal protections for roughly 800,000 people. It will expire in six months. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:23:23


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 31

8/31/2017
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The President took two trips this week: one to Houston to see the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey; another to Missouri where he rallied for a tax overhaul. Plus, Congress returns. This episode: host/White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, Congressional reporter Scott Detrow, Congressional reporter Susan Davis, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. For information on how to help people affected by Harvey, visit https://n.pr/2wiX1bS. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at...

Duration: 00:34:56


Hurricane Harvey: How Does A Government Respond?

8/28/2017
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Texas continues to feel the affects of Hurricane Harvey as the Trump administration decides how it will respond. This episode: Host/Congressional reporter Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:32:06


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 24

8/24/2017
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The President's attacks on Republican Senators and Representatives this week may sabotage his plans for the fall. This episode: host/reporter Scott Detrow, White house correspondent Tamara Keith, Congressional reporter Susan Davis, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:40:40


President Trump: "We Are Not Nation-Building Again" In Afghanistan

8/22/2017
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In a primetime address, the President announced his strategy for Afghanistan. Instead of nation-building, "we are killing terrorists." This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and National Security editor Phil Ewing. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:29:20


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 17

8/17/2017
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Charlottesville — and the President's reaction — dominated the week. This episode: host/editor/correspondent Ron Elving, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:41:09


Opioid Emergency/Listener Mail

8/14/2017
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President Trump has said the opioid epidemic is an emergency but has yet to take formal action. Plus, some listener questions. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White house correspondent Tamara Keith, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:26:20


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 10

8/10/2017
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North Korea dominated the news this week, so NPR International Editor Will Dobson joins the podcast, with host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Geoff Bennett, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:34:41


Listener Mail

8/7/2017
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This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:15:30


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 3

8/3/2017
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The President's private calls with world leaders leak, while the White House focuses on the party base. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:40:21


Scaramucci Out/Listener Mail

7/31/2017
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Just two weeks after being named White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is leaving his position. Plus, some listener questions. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations. And check out https://nprontheroad.tumblr.com/ for photos from the...

Duration: 00:23:03


McCain Deals Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

7/28/2017
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In a moment of drama, Senator McCain bucked his party's leadership and voted against the "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act. This episode: Host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:24:31


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 27

7/27/2017
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Senate Republicans inch forward on health care. This episode Host/correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations. And check out https://nprontheroad.tumblr.com/ for photos from the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride...

Duration: 00:50:21


Jared Kushner: 'I Did Not Collude'

7/24/2017
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Plus Anthony Scaramucci takes over as White House communications director. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national security editor Phil Ewing, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:32:23


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 20

7/20/2017
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Senator John McCain's diagnosis, the GOP and health care, and the President's news-making interview. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:43:06

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