Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies, and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country.

Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country. Politicians, journalists and experts of all stripes join Ken to share smart analysis and rich historical context behind the issues shaping our national dialogue today.

Whether you're a seasoned political junkie or a casual observer of politics, you’ll enjoy hearing informed conversation about national and regional campaigns, deep dives into noteworthy moments in political history, and intriguing tidbits of political trivia. Political Junkie is the show that aims to make politics accessible, engaging, and -- dare we say it -- fun.

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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country. Politicians, journalists and experts of all stripes join Ken to share smart analysis and rich historical context behind the issues shaping our national dialogue today.Whether you're a seasoned political junkie or a casual observer of politics, you’ll enjoy hearing informed conversation about national and regional campaigns, deep dives into noteworthy moments in political history, and intriguing tidbits of political trivia. Political Junkie is the show that aims to make... Show full description


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Carl Hulse of the New York Times reviews Rex Tillerson's relationships with Vladimir Putin and Russia and speculates on what could be a difficult c...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Neal Conan assesses what has happened in the month since the presidential election. Tyler Bridges, the co-author of a new book on Louisiana's unpr...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Mike Haas, the administrator of the Wisconsin Election Commission, explains the Badger State presidential recount. Fidel Castro, the longtime Cuba...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Former Ohio Governor Bon Taft remembers his grandfather, Mr. Republican, Senator Robert A. Taft. John Dickerson, the host of "Face the Nation” has...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and 2004 presidential hopeful talks about the lessons of this year's campaign. George Edwards, a presiden...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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The election is over and, in case you missed it, Donald Trump won. Lisa Desjardins of the PBS NewsHour and Greg Giroux of Bloomberg explain what ha...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
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NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson and Aaron Blake, a political reporter with the Washington Post weigh the impact of early voting and the ef...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal lays out where the presidential race stands and what we can expect in the next week plus. Jon Ralston of the...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post on what the final presidential debate means for the campaigns. Hilde Restad of Bjørknes College in Oslo, Norway...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post tries to make sense of the very surreal and vicious second presidential debate. Mark Gersh of the National Co...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving makes a special visit to the Political Junkie to assess the presidential campaign. Senator Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican, ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post offers analysis of the first presidential debate. Laura Leslie of TV station WRAL in Raleigh explores the p...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Communications specialist Ruth Sherman weighs in on what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to do at their first debate to attract more voters. ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Alan Schroeder, an expert on presidential debates assesses Ronald Reagan's great lines in his 1980 debate with President Carter and 1984 with Walte...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Neal Conan returns for his monthly visit with an update on Clinton v. Trump. Dan Nowicki of the Arizona Republic talks about what's ahead for John...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Barry Goldwater Jr. recalls his father's 1964 presidential campaign and contrasts it with Donald Trump’s campaign. Larry Noble, the General Counsel...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
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Tom Lutz, author of “Crying: A Natural and Cultural History of Tears" explores the history of shedding tears in politics. Jay Newton-Small, a cor...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Debbie Walsh of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University reflects on both Hillary Clinton’s accomplishment as the first fem...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Giroux of Bloomberg sizes up the vulnerable Senate seats for 2016. Bob Holsworth, an expert in Virginia politics lists the potential successo...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Neal Conan is with us this week to assess how the Trump and Hillary Clinton campaigns are doing. Jennifer Mercieca of Texas A&M University sizes u...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:58