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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Janet Hook of the Los Angeles Times discusses whether Robert Mueller’s decision to put President Trump’s future in the hands of Congress puts more ...

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News offers a history of abortion in politics. Todd Spangler of the Detroit Free Press discusses Michigan Congressma...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Mary Ziegler of the Florida State University of Law explains that Alabama’s new law banning all abortions is a major step on the way for the Suprem...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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With Joe Biden’s candidacy bringing back memories of the Hill-Thomas hearings, former Arizona senator Dennis DeConcini, a Democrat from the 1991 co...

  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Political strategist Phil Roeder sizes up how it looking for the Democrats in Iowa with nine months to go before the caucuses. Former Sen. Sam Nun...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Frank Bowman of the University of Missouri, author of a book about impeachment in the age of Trump, compares the current situation with that of Ric...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Kevin den Dulk of Calvin College explores American views of Islam, from 9/11 to the current day. Dave Weigel of the Washington Post tries to exp...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Frank Wilkinson of Bloomberg Opinion assesses a Joe Biden candidacy and suggests that he has other problems that could hold him back from the nomin...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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John Delaney, a former three-term congressman from Maryland talks about being the first to declare his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidenti...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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President Trump claims exoneration. Democrats say not so fast. Ken Walsh of U.S. News explains the politics of the Mueller Report. NPR's Cheryl Co...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Beto O'Rourke is in, and Joe Biden's entrance may be just weeks away.  Janet Hook of the Los Angeles Times lists their strengths and weaknesses. M...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Nathan Gonzales of Inside Elections discusses the growing polarization between the Democrats and Republicans ... and the possibility that voters ar...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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John Bennett of Roll Call gives us a review of President Trump’s week from the love at CPAC to demands for documents from the House Judiciary Commi...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post analyzes Wednesday's intense day of former fixer Michael Cohen's testimony before the House Government Oversight...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Chris Edelson, a professor of government at American University looks at President Trump's decision to bypass Congress to pay for the border wall. ...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Mark Rozell of George Mason University talks about whether Gov. Ralph Northam can survive politically in the wake of a race-based controversy, whic...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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Jonathan Karl, the chief White House correspondent for ABC News gives his assessment of President Trump's State of the Union message. Bob Holswo...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Carl Cannon of RealClear Politics assesses the history of independent presidential candidates and weighs what a Howard Schultz candidacy could do t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Janet Hook, national political reporter for the Los Angeles Times, sums up strengths and weaknesses of some of the leading Democratic candidates ru...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Ken Walsh of usnews.com assesses the damage of the nearly month-long partial government shutdown, both to the Republican Party and to the country. ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:58