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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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
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Janet Hook of the L.A. Times offers her analysis of Tuesday’s final Democratic presidential debate before next month's Iowa caucuses. Jonathan S...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Jessica Taylor of NPR and the Cook Political Report talks about the lawmakers who are up for re-election this year and who may have to cast some di...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Two former congressmen -- Tom Davis, Republican of Virginia, and Martin Frost, Democrat of Texas discuss their book which explains what's wrong wit...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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Carol Anderson, a professor at Emory University, discusses her book, “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy.” J...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, Political analyst Stu Rothenberg and USA Today commentary editor Jill Lawrence join host Ken Rudin to remember those in the political wo...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on the aftermath of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s decision to make his own choice to fil...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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We listen back to a 2015 interview with William Ruckelshaus who recalls the Saturday Night Massacre in 1973 when he and Attorney General Elliot Ric...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Carol Anderson, a professor at Emory University, discusses her book, “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy.” J...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving sizes up the winners and losers from the ten Democratic presidential candidates who debated this week in Atlanta. Ohio Democrat...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post says there are some roadblocks for new presidential candidates like former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Greg Giroux of Bloomberg sifts through Tuesday's election results. Former New Jersey Senator Bob Torricelli reflects on his career which came to...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Colin Moore at the University of Hawaii discusses the possible motivation for congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s attacks on her party establishment incl...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Jim Rosapepe, who served with Congressman Elijah Cummings in the state legislature, remembers his friend, a man dedicated to decency and honor. ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Vermont Public Radio's Bob Kinzel recaps the fourth Democratic debate. Jessica Taylor of NPR assesses the role President Trump will play in the ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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James Rogan, a former Republican member of Congress from California talks about the backlash he faced after he fought to impeach President Clinton....

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, Nan Whaley, talks about guns, Trump, and what’s to come for 2020. Frank Bowman of the University of Missouri Law Schoo...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:58