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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Eugene Scott of the Washington Post weighs in with the latest scorecard of Joe Biden’s running mate hopefuls. MPR's Mark Zdechlik looks ahead to...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Lawrence Douglas, author of “Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020” discusses what President Trump might do if Joe Biden is d...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, the Democratic delegate from the District of Columbia, recounted her long relationship with the late Georgia C...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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We talk with former Virginia governor Douglas Wilder about his history-making political career. Carol Anderson of Emory University and author o...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Mal Leary of Maine Public Radio assesses whether Sen. Susan Collins' (R) votes to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh and acquit President Trump will c...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Neal Conan sorts out Joe Biden’s potential VP picks and predicts Susan Rice will get the call. Supreme Court expert Amy Howe weighs in on Chief J...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Nathan Gonzales of Inside Elections discusses the definite voting trends that have developed during the pandemic. Colorado pollster Floyd Ciruli ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Robert Barnes of the Washington Post talks about the landmark Supreme Court decision that ended job discrimination against gays and transgender peo...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution weighs in on the primary day nightmare in Georgia, with long lines and broken voting machines. ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Julian Zelizer of Princeton University weighs in on President Trump’s response to the nationwide demonstrations after the killing of a black man by...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Brian Lyman of the Montgomery Advertiser explains what's at stake in Alabama as former attorney general Jeff Sessions fights to reclaim the Senate ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Carl Hulse of the New York Times reports on how President Trump's attacks on President Obama, and the Bidens, have been met with approval by Senate...

  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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David Yalof of the University of Connecticut talks about the history of attorneys general and how they sometimes appears to favor the president ins...

  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Doug Koopman of Calvin University discusses Republican-turned-independent-turned Libertarian congressman Justin Amash of Michigan's probable presid...

  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution talks of politics and pandemic in the Peach State. Mal Leary of Maine Public Radio discusses ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Chris Lehane, Al Gore's press secretary during the 2000 election, weighs the usual pluses and minuses nominees look for in picking a VP. Curt Smi...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Janet Hook of the L.A. Times reviews the top political news of the week including the endorsements of Joe Biden by Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama,...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Bill Glauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel talks about the dilemma faced by Wisconsin voters who were told to stay home because of the coronavi...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Jonathan Karl, the chief White House correspondent for ABC News has a new book describing what it’s like to watch Donald Trump up close. Lou Canno...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 53:57
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Jack Ohman of the Sacramento Bee offers his observations of President Trump’s briefings on the coronavirus. Zach Montellaro of Politico on the p...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 53:58