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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.

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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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

Your Questions On The Tax Bill, Answered

11/20/2017
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With just six weeks left of 2017, Republicans are still aiming to pass major tax legislation before the end of the year. This episode: your questions about what's in the tax bill. With host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:31:02


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 16

11/16/2017
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The House passed the tax bill, and it's now on to the Senate. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified again before Congress. And there are new allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama, and now against Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken. Also, can't let it go. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson and national political correspondent...

Duration: 00:42:20


McConnell Says Moore Should Quit Senate Race; GOP Moving Forward With Tax Plan

11/13/2017
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Five women have now come forward and accused Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, of pursuing relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s, including one who was just 14 at the time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today said Moore should step aside. Also, the similarities and differences in the House and Senate tax plans. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, political reporter...

Duration: 00:34:36


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 9

11/9/2017
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Election Night 2017 was a good one for Democrats in Virginia and beyond. President Trump is about halfway through his five-country Asia trip. And on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are trying to get ahead of the issues of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Also, can't let it go. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and national political reporter Mara Liasson, with a special appearance...

Duration: 00:45:47


On Eve Of Election, Virginia Governor's Race Looks Tight

11/6/2017
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Tomorrow is Election Day, and one of the most closely-watched races is the one for governor in Virginia. It's been contentious, it's tight, and it's seen as a bellwether. Also, President Trump's response to Sunday's mass shooting at a church in Texas. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and special guest national desk reporter Sarah McCammon. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at...

Duration: 00:27:37


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 2

11/2/2017
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House Republicans today released the first draft of their highly anticipated tax bill. President Trump is calling for changes to the diversity visa program after a terrorist attack in New York left eight people dead. And lawyers for Facebook, Twitter and Google testified on Capitol Hill this week about the role their platforms played in Russia's efforts to disrupt the 2016 election. And, can't let it go. This episode: guest host/congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter...

Duration: 00:46:48


First Charges Come Out Of Mueller's Russia Investigation

10/30/2017
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Two former Trump campaign officials — including one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort — have been indicted on 12 counts, including conspiracy to launder money. And a former foreign policy advisor to the campaign, George Papadopolous, pleaded guilty earlier this month to making false statements to the FBI about his contacts with Russians during the campaign. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, justice correspondent Carrie...

Duration: 00:38:52


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 26

10/26/2017
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President Trump declared a public health emergency over the opioid epidemic. Republicans passed a budget resolution, and will release their tax bill next week. And what NPR's Embedded podcast is learning about Trump and his advisors from their pre-White House years. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, and congressional correspondent Susan Davis, along with special guest Kelly McEvers of...

Duration: 00:41:54


Flake To Leave Senate, Says "I Will Not Be Complicit Or Silent"

10/24/2017
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In a surprise announcement Tuesday, Jeff Flake of Arizona became the second Republican senator to announce he will not seek re-election in 2018. Flake delivered a blistering critique of President Trump on the Senate floor saying, "there are times where we must risk our careers in favor of our principles. Now is such a time." This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at...

Duration: 00:18:54


NPR Politics Live From Chicago

10/23/2017
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This is a special episode, recorded in front of a live audience at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago on Sunday night, October 22. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley and editor-correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:23:29


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 19

10/19/2017
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Former president George W. Bush gave a speech that everybody seems to be talking about, plus the controversy surrounding Trump's communication with gold star families and...of course...health care. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, 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: 00:42:22


Bannon Declares War On GOP; Trump And McConnell: "We're Fighting For The Same Thing"

10/16/2017
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Breitbart head and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon says this is "a season of war against a GOP establishment." And in the last few days, President Trump has made a couple of big moves that essentially dump big, thorny policy issues right in Congress' lap — namely, the Iran deal and healthcare. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at...

Duration: 00:29:08


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 12

10/12/2017
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President Trump signed an executive order on healthcare, intended to increase insurance options and lower costs, but critics say it could erode protections for those who need them most. Trump is also expected to announce whether or not he'll recertify the Iran deal by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in the corruption trial of Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). And, can't let it go. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara...

Duration: 00:35:42


Trump Takes Harder Line On Immigration And DACA, Feuds With Senator Bob Corker

10/10/2017
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President Trump sent Congress a long list of immigration changes that he says must be included in any plan to legalize DREAMers — including funding for the wall. The EPA is officially moving to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. And tensions are escalating further between Trump and Republican Senator Bob Corker. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org....

Duration: 00:26:13


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 5

10/5/2017
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In the aftermath of the massacre in Las Vegas, there seems to be one narrow area of possible consensus emerging on gun control: regulating or banning bump stocks. Two weeks after Hurricane Maria, the majority of Puerto Rico is still without power and drinking water. And Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a press conference to address reports he called President Trump a moron and considered resigning. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott...

Duration: 00:47:43


Trump Calls Las Vegas Shooting "An Act Of Pure Evil"

10/2/2017
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At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 were wounded in Las Vegas Sunday night when a gunman fired on an outdoor concert from high above. It is the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, justice department reporter Ryan Lucas 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: 00:20:41


Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 28

9/28/2017
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More than a week after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico is still without power and drinking water, and there is growing criticism that the Trump administration has been slow to respond. Repeal-and-replace is dead - again - and Republicans are turning their attention to tax overhaul. And the Senate candidate backed by President Trump and Mitch McConnell lost in Alabama. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith and national political...

Duration: 00:44:47


Obamacare Repeal Efforts, Revised Travel Ban and Trump's NFL Controversy

9/25/2017
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Republicans' Obamacare repeal efforts are still alive, but hanging by a thread. Also, a revised travel ban and the President's comments on the NFL. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Scott Horsley and congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration: 00:27:51


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...

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

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