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The NPR Politics Podcast

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The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

Latest Episodes

White House: This Week Could Be Toughest Yet

In this episode, the NPR team discusses Trump's endorsement of a coronavirus drug still undergoing evaluation. Also, how lawmakers are legislating remotely.

13 MIN14 h ago
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White House: This Week Could Be Toughest Yet

Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 3rd

In this episode, the NPR team talks about how political nominating conventions may be impacted by the coronavirus and answers your political questions.

28 MIN3 d ago
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Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 3rd

Nearly Ten Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment In The Last Two Weeks

In this episode, the NPR team talks through the lastest weekly unemployment numbers report and what the government is doing to help those out of work.

14 MIN4 d ago
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Nearly Ten Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment In The Last Two Weeks

How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

In this episode, the team talks through the coronavirus outbreak response in Tennessee and Colorado as governors figure out the best way to combat the pandemic.

15 MIN5 d ago
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How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

Should abortion count as an essential medical service during the coronavirus outbreak? States disagree, prompting court fights. And lawmakers differ on what a fourth round of rescue legislation should look like. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national correspondent Sarah McCammon.

15 MIN6 d ago
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Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the latest White House coronavirus outbreak guidance, which extends social distancing measures through April.

14 MIN1 w ago
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President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

A record number of Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week as the coronavirus hammered the economy. It's nearly five times the levels seen during the Great Recession. Plus, President Trump has hit his highest approval rating since becoming president – 47%, according to an average of the polls. That's an increase of nearly 3 points over the last two weeks. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

27 MIN1 w ago
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Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the nature of running for office.

14 MIN1 w ago
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Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down what is in the coronavirus emergency relief bill, which could pass the Senate as soon as Wednesday.

13 MIN1 w ago
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Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the last sticking points holding up a deal on a multi-trillion dollar coronavirus aid package.

11 MIN1 w ago
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As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

Latest Episodes

White House: This Week Could Be Toughest Yet

In this episode, the NPR team discusses Trump's endorsement of a coronavirus drug still undergoing evaluation. Also, how lawmakers are legislating remotely.

13 MIN14 h ago
Comments
White House: This Week Could Be Toughest Yet

Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 3rd

In this episode, the NPR team talks about how political nominating conventions may be impacted by the coronavirus and answers your political questions.

28 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 3rd

Nearly Ten Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment In The Last Two Weeks

In this episode, the NPR team talks through the lastest weekly unemployment numbers report and what the government is doing to help those out of work.

14 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Nearly Ten Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment In The Last Two Weeks

How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

In this episode, the team talks through the coronavirus outbreak response in Tennessee and Colorado as governors figure out the best way to combat the pandemic.

15 MIN5 d ago
Comments
How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

Should abortion count as an essential medical service during the coronavirus outbreak? States disagree, prompting court fights. And lawmakers differ on what a fourth round of rescue legislation should look like. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national correspondent Sarah McCammon.

15 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the latest White House coronavirus outbreak guidance, which extends social distancing measures through April.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

A record number of Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week as the coronavirus hammered the economy. It's nearly five times the levels seen during the Great Recession. Plus, President Trump has hit his highest approval rating since becoming president – 47%, according to an average of the polls. That's an increase of nearly 3 points over the last two weeks. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the nature of running for office.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down what is in the coronavirus emergency relief bill, which could pass the Senate as soon as Wednesday.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the last sticking points holding up a deal on a multi-trillion dollar coronavirus aid package.

11 MIN1 w ago
Comments
As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter
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