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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin on MPR News

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Political Junkie: How much does 'moral authority' matter to voters?

12/11/2017
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Ken Rudin joined host Kerri Miller to chat about the week's political news which included U.S. Senator Al Franken (MN-DFL) announcing his resignation.

Duration: 00:16:29


Political Junkie: Will the wave of sexual harassment allegations in Washington bring lasting change?

12/4/2017
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MPR News host Kerri Miller talked with Political Junkie Ken Rudin about the latest news surrounding sexual harassment in Washington, including Nancy Pelosi's call that Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) resign after several allegations of sexual misconduct. They also discussed President Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos from a far-right group in Britain. Later in the segment, MPR News digital producer Nancy Yang joined Kerri to read some recent mail from listeners, much of it about the ongoing...

Duration: 00:16:46


Political Junkie: Franken's apology spurs mixed reactions

11/29/2017
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Democratic Sen. Al Franken spoke to the media (including MPR News) on Sunday, in his first interviews since multiple allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him. MPR News host Kerri Miller talked with Political Junkie Ken Rudin about Franken's statements, and how recent sexual misconduct allegations against several politicians are reverberating in Washington.

Duration: 00:17:30


How do we move forward from here?

11/20/2017
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Ken Rudin joined MPR News host Kerri Miller and Bloomberg writer Megan McArdle to talk about the growing list of men accused of sexual misconduct. How do we as a community respond--and how do our political leanings temper our responses?

Duration: 00:48:54


The Political Junkie on Roy Moore and the GOP tax plans

11/13/2017
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined host Kerri for their weekly discussion about the latest political news.

Duration: 00:20:14


Political junkie on taxes, guns and the Mueller investigation

11/6/2017
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joined guest host Chris Farrell to talk about the whirlwind week in political news.

Duration: 00:15:21


Political Junkie on the Manafort indictment

10/30/2017
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joins Kerri Miller on Mondays to talk about the week's political news.

Duration: 00:18:12


Political Junkie on Gold Star Families, President George W. Bush's speech and tax reform

10/23/2017
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Ken Rudin joins us every week for conversations about the week's political news.

Duration: 00:18:36


Political Junkie: A jam-packed congressional schedule

9/5/2017
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MPR News host Tom Weber spoke to the Political Junkie, Ken Rudin about the latest headlines from Washington DC: President Trump's plans for DACA, and Congress's plans as they reconvene after a break in August.

Duration: 00:14:49


Political Junkie talks Charlottesville

8/16/2017
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Ken Rudin, host of The Political Junkie Podcast runs down the week in politics. This discuss turned to the President's reaction to white nationalists marching in Charlottesville over the weekend and rising racial tensions in the country.

Duration: 00:16:28


Political Junkie talks Spicer, Kushner and healthcare

7/24/2017
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, joins host Kerri Miller every Monday to chat about the week's political news.

Duration: 00:15:14


Political Junkie: Health care vote delayed again

7/17/2017
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Senator Mitch McConnell announced that the health care vote will be delayed until Senator McCain's health improves. But would his attendance guarantee a yes vote? MPR News Host Kerri Miller and Ken Rudin, host of The Political Junkie Podcast, discuss.

Duration: 00:17:11


Political junkie talks health care and Georgia's special election

7/11/2017
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Democrats lost a special election in Georgia yesterday that they desperately wanted to win. Republicans in Washington DC are cooking up a health care bill in secret. Political Junkie Ken Rudin analyzes this and all the latest political news with MPR News host Kerri Miller.

Duration: 00:14:41


Listen: The Political Junkie on health care

7/11/2017
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Senate Republicans are expected to call for a vote on their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act this week. Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, talks to MPR News host Kerri Miller about the upcoming vote.

Duration: 00:16:42


Political Junkie: Health care vote delayed, fight with media continues

7/11/2017
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Today the Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, lends us his wit and wisdom on the delayed healthcare bill and Trump's tirade against CNN. He spoke with MPR News host Tom Weber from New York.

Duration: 00:18:58


Listen: Political Junkie talks health care and Russia

7/11/2017
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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 GOP health care reform bill and President Trump's meeting with Putin at the G-20 summit.

Duration: 00:18:32


Political Junkie talks ethics, tweets and testimonies

6/12/2017
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin joined host Kerri Miller for their weekly conversation about the week's political news.

Duration: 00:16:58


Political Junkie talks about London, Paris and Comey hearing

6/5/2017
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MPR News host Kerri Miller is joined by Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast, each Monday to talk politics.

Duration: 00:14:38


Political Junkie: How are the international affairs after Trumps first trip abroad as President?

5/30/2017
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President Trump has returned from his first trip abroad since the election. He was greeted with a new revelation concerning his son-in-law's communications with Russia and the resignation of a White House communications director.

Duration: 00:19:45


The latest in politics with the Political Junkie

5/22/2017
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Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, joined the program for his weekly chat about politics.

Duration: 00:14:08

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