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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Donald Trump, defying expectations, finished off his miraculous climb to the Republican presidential nomination this week in Cleveland.  We were th...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Stephen Hess of the Brookings Institution remembers the 1952 convention in Chicago when Sen. Everett Dirksen (R-Ill.) lashed out former presidentia...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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GOP strategist Mike Murphy insists there's a chance, the Republican convention will back the effort to free the delegates to vote their conscience....

  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Robert Barnes of the Washington Post lays out the key Supreme Court decisions of the past week on topics including abortion and immigration and how...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Jennifer Steinhauer of the New York Times talks about whether the Senate votes this week on gun legislation were actually about guns, or about poli...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Elizabeth Zechmeister, a political science professor at Vanderbilt University, talks about how Republicans (and male candidates) often benefit poli...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Superdelegate Martha Fuller Clark of New Hampshire broke with the pack to endorse Bernie Sanders and she's on the show to explain why. Steve Terre...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Neal Conan makes his monthly visit to the Political Junkie with analysis and observations on the 2016 presidential election. Barry Goldwater Jr.,...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
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Ron Rapoport, a professor and William & Mary College offers his analysis on a the viability of a third part option for 2016. Jay Newton-Small, a c...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Laura Meckler of the Wall Street Journal reports on how Sanders is now talking about bringing his challenge all the way to the convention in Philad...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post explains the rise of Donald Trump and how he proved all the experts -- including the media -- wrong.  Cathleen...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Brian Howey, publisher of a non-partisan website covering Indiana politics breaks down last week’s primary results. Jennifer Duffy of The Cook Pol...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Tom Rath, a longtime GOP operative from New Hampshire and a veteran of Rules Committee skirmishes talks about convention rules.   Joel Goldstein, ...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Democratic consultant Mark Mellman says Hillary Clinton’s big win in the New York primary makes it clear Bernie Sanders will not be able to find th...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
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Liz Benjamin host of a political show on Time Warner Cable News in New York talks about what's at stake in next week’s primary. North Carolina Gov...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Elaine Kamarck of the Brookings Institution discusses her new book explaining why our presidential nominating system came to be. We talk with aut...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Republican strategist Ed Goeas offers some insight as to what’s going on with the GOP and upcoming convention in July. Julia Azari of Marquette U...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Richard Winger of Ballot Access News talks about the state filing deadlines for any would-be independent presidential candidate. Stephen Hess of t...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Giroux of Bloomberg Government analyzes the latest in the presidential campaign. Robert Barnes of the Washington Post gives us the lowdown on...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Susan MacManus of the University of South Florida and Howard Wilkinson of Cincinnati's WVXU talk about the March 15th primaries in their respective...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:59