NPR Politics Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 314
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

Episodes (314)

  • NPR Interviews President Barack Obama
    NPR Interviews President Barack Obama
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    Published: 19 Dec 2015 Duration: 15:30
    Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep and NPR Visuals editor Kainaz Amaria join political editor Domenico Montanaro and Politics Podcast host Sam Sanders to talk about what it's like to interview a sitting President at the White House, as Stev... Read more →
    Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep and NPR Visuals editor Kainaz Amaria join political editor Domenico Montanaro and Politics Podcast host Sam Sanders to talk about what it's like to interview a sitting President at the White House, as Stev... Read more →

  • Introducing the NPR Politics Podcast
    Introducing the NPR Politics Podcast
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    Published: 9 Nov 2015 Duration: 02:29
    This election year, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's going on. You just have to keep up with us.
    This election year, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's going on. You just have to keep up with us.

  • Mixed Messages In Trump's Response To Abuse Allegations
    Mixed Messages In Trump's Response To Abuse Allegations
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 36:03
    By many accounts, the White House is still in turmoil after the resignation last week of a top aide over domestic abuse allegations. Over the weekend, President Trump took to Twitter to issue what looked to many to be a defense of Rob Porte... Read more →
    By many accounts, the White House is still in turmoil after the resignation last week of a top aide over domestic abuse allegations. Over the weekend, President Trump took to Twitter to issue what looked to many to be a defense of Rob Porte... Read more →

  • Quick Take: Race/Whiteness In 2016
    Quick Take: Race/Whiteness In 2016
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    Published: 24 May 2016 Duration: 22:20
    Gene Demby, lead correspondent for NPR's Code Switch team — which covers race, identity, and culture — joins the podcast to discuss how whiteness is shaping our politics this election year. This episode, host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, ... Read more →
    Gene Demby, lead correspondent for NPR's Code Switch team — which covers race, identity, and culture — joins the podcast to discuss how whiteness is shaping our politics this election year. This episode, host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, ... Read more →

  • The Election Of Donald Trump
    The Election Of Donald Trump
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    Published: 11 Nov 2016 Duration: 51:23
    A special episode on Donald Trump, how he won the presidency, and what his victory means for the future of our country and the future of our politics. This episode, your entire NPR Politics Podcast team: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, ... Read more →
    A special episode on Donald Trump, how he won the presidency, and what his victory means for the future of our country and the future of our politics. This episode, your entire NPR Politics Podcast team: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, ... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 27
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 27
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    Published: 28 Apr 2017 Duration: 53:36
    A shutdown deadline deferred as the 100th day approaches. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More cove... Read more →
    A shutdown deadline deferred as the 100th day approaches. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More cove... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 10
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 10
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    Published: 10 Aug 2017 Duration: 34:26
    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/... Read more →
    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/... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 26
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 26
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    Published: 26 Oct 2017 Duration: 41:42
    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 th... Read more →
    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 th... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 29
    Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 29
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    Published: 29 Jan 2016 Duration: 31:47
    Two stories dominated politics this week: Donald Trump's feud with Fox News over the latest GOP debate, and the countdown to the 2016 Iowa caucuses. This episode, from Des Moines, Iowa Public Radio host Clay Masters joins podcast host Tamar... Read more →
    Two stories dominated politics this week: Donald Trump's feud with Fox News over the latest GOP debate, and the countdown to the 2016 Iowa caucuses. This episode, from Des Moines, Iowa Public Radio host Clay Masters joins podcast host Tamar... Read more →

  • Quick Take: When Athletes Endorse
    Quick Take: When Athletes Endorse
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    Published: 2 May 2016 Duration: 14:23
    Just ahead of Tuesday's pivotal Indiana state primary, Donald Trump is campaigning in the state with ex-Indiana Hoosiers college basketball coach Bob Knight. Trump has also collected a number of endorsements from professional athletes and c... Read more →
    Just ahead of Tuesday's pivotal Indiana state primary, Donald Trump is campaigning in the state with ex-Indiana Hoosiers college basketball coach Bob Knight. Trump has also collected a number of endorsements from professional athletes and c... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 5
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 5
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    Published: 5 May 2016 Duration: 39:04
    The GOP grapples with Donald Trump's apparent victory in the party's primary, what the general election could look like, and some special info about seeing the NPR Politics Podcast live. This episode, host/White House correspondent Tamara K... Read more →
    The GOP grapples with Donald Trump's apparent victory in the party's primary, what the general election could look like, and some special info about seeing the NPR Politics Podcast live. This episode, host/White House correspondent Tamara K... Read more →

  • Food Politics
    Food Politics
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    Published: 8 Aug 2016 Duration: 22:45
    Now that the conventions are well behind us, the candidates are back out on the trail, where food lurks around every corner. Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast from WNYC studios, joins the NPR Politics team to talk about the perils o... Read more →
    Now that the conventions are well behind us, the candidates are back out on the trail, where food lurks around every corner. Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast from WNYC studios, joins the NPR Politics team to talk about the perils o... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Live In Cambridge
    Weekly Roundup: Live In Cambridge
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    Published: 2 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:04:28
    This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in Cambridge, Massachusetts in conjunction with the Harvard Institute of Politics' quadrennial campaign managers conference. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, host/White ... Read more →
    This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in Cambridge, Massachusetts in conjunction with the Harvard Institute of Politics' quadrennial campaign managers conference. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, host/White ... Read more →

  • Weeky Roundup: Thursday, April 20
    Weeky Roundup: Thursday, April 20
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    Published: 21 Apr 2017 Duration: 52:00
    Georgia's 6th, Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders on the road, and what's changing under Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, justice correspon... Read more →
    Georgia's 6th, Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders on the road, and what's changing under Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, justice correspon... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 22
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 22
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    Published: 22 Jun 2017 Duration: 49:01
    Senate Republicans unveil their health care plan, and former podcast co-host Sam Sanders stops by. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and ... Read more →
    Senate Republicans unveil their health care plan, and former podcast co-host Sam Sanders stops by. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and ... Read more →

  • Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 17
    Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 17
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    Published: 18 Dec 2015 Duration: 35:31
    This week: the final GOP debate of the year, Hillary Clinton talks foreign policy, and Carly Fiorina eats dog treats. Plus a hint of something special on the podcast this weekend. This episode: Tamara Keith, White House correspondent; Sam S... Read more →
    This week: the final GOP debate of the year, Hillary Clinton talks foreign policy, and Carly Fiorina eats dog treats. Plus a hint of something special on the podcast this weekend. This episode: Tamara Keith, White House correspondent; Sam S... Read more →

  • President Barack Obama
    President Barack Obama
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    Published: 21 Dec 2015 Duration: 41:48
    Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Barack Obama at the White House. It's a wide-ranging conversation covering his administration's ISIS strategy, national identity, and the President's legacy entering his final year in ... Read more →
    Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Barack Obama at the White House. It's a wide-ranging conversation covering his administration's ISIS strategy, national identity, and the President's legacy entering his final year in ... Read more →

  • Polls
    Polls
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    Published: 5 Nov 2016 Duration: 27:44
    Three days to go. Pollster Courtney Kennedy of the Pew Research Center joins the podcast to talk about polls — what they can (and can't) tell us about the race. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Danielle K... Read more →
    Three days to go. Pollster Courtney Kennedy of the Pew Research Center joins the podcast to talk about polls — what they can (and can't) tell us about the race. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Danielle K... Read more →

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