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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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
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Despite a very successful 2018, female candidates are still being questioned whether they can win -- or if they’re “likable.” Kelly Dittmar of the...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving joins Ken for a review of the year, highlights and lowlights. Sarah Binder of George Washington University previews the 116th Con...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • 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: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Political analyst Stu Rothenberg and USA Today commentary editor Jill Lawrence join Ken to remember those in the political world who died this year...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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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