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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252 Pieces

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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
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Rick Hasen who writes the Election Law Blog lists the problems with some states postponing their primaries due to the coronavirus outbreak and sugg...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Mike Dennison of the Montana Television Network says the entrance of Steve Bullock into the Montana Senate race gives Democrats a chance at a much-...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Amy Chance of the Sacramento Bee assesses California’s decision to participate in Super Tuesday. Michael McDonald of the United States Election ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post analyzes the final Democratic debate before the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday. Jeff Tiberii of WUN...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Susan Page of USA Today talks about the memorable lines, what we learned, and who benefited from the no-holds-barred Democratic debate in Las Vegas...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Dave Weigel of the Washington Post sums up the results of Tuesday's primary and tries to explain where the race for the Democratic nomination goes ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving on whether the disastrous Monday night in Iowa could end that state’s hold on first in the nation status. Tom Griscom, a longti...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College on whether the John Bolton manuscript lead to testimony in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Debbie Walsh of Rutgers University on the dust-up between Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders about whether a woman can beat Presid...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 53:58