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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Alex Whiting of Harvard Law School discusses whether the charges against Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort bring the investigations closer to Preside...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Jon Meacham on his remarkable biography of our 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush, pulling insights from years of intimate interviews and a...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Luke Ramseth of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger explains what was behind Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s eight-point victory over Democratic former ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Chuck Hagel, the former two-term senator from Nebraska and Secretary of Defense under President Obama, walks us through his improbable political ca...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Susan MacManus of the University of South Florida reports on the suspicion and vitriol taking place in Florida, where races for the Senate and gove...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving breaks down all the 2018 midterm wins and losses. Bob Livingston, a Louisiana Republican who once headed the Appropriations Commi...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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-- Republican strategist Vin Weber and Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg on the backdrop of the election, key races to watch, and their significan...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Marvin Kalb, the former CBS and NBC newsman discusses his new book "Enemy of the People" which focuses on Donald Trump's antipathy for the press. ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post assesses President Trump’s interview on CBS' "60 Minutes" last Sunday. Mal Leary of Maine Public Radio reports ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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This week we take a look at the iconic year of 1968, focusing on the three-way race for president, featuring interviews with: Ken Khachigian, ba...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis Public Radio discuss how Senator Claire McCaskill (D) and her GOP challenger, Josh Hawley, are handling...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving tells us what we learned during the primary season and offers some observations about who benefits on Election Day. Jill Castella...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Robert Barnes of the Washington Post deconstructs last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kav...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Elaine Kamarck, a former Democratic insider who is now at the Brookings Institution, argues the new rules limiting the role of superdelegates is go...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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We remember the life, career, and legacy of John McCain, the Arizona Republican senator who died last Saturday at the age of 81. Mike Murphy was ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Ted Van Dyke, Hubert Humphrey's top adviser, talks about how the vice president was boxed in by President Johnson on LBJ's war policy, making disse...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Randy Gorbman of radio station WXXI reports on the arrest of Chris Collins, a leading Republican congressman from New York who was arrested last we...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Nathan Gonzales of Inside Elections analyzes the special election in Ohio's 12th congressional district. John Lawrence of the University of Califor...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
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Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College on Congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio who’s running to head up the Republican party in the House, plus the lat...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:58