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The NPR Politics Podcast

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

Latest Episodes

How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

In this episode, the team talks through the coronavirus outbreak response in Tennessee and Colorado as governors figure out the best way to combat the pandemic.

15 MIN12 h ago
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How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

Should abortion count as an essential medical service during the coronavirus outbreak? States disagree, prompting court fights. And lawmakers differ on what a fourth round of rescue legislation should look like. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national correspondent Sarah McCammon.

15 MIN1 d ago
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Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the latest White House coronavirus outbreak guidance, which extends social distancing measures through April.

14 MIN2 d ago
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President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

A record number of Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week as the coronavirus hammered the economy. It's nearly five times the levels seen during the Great Recession. Plus, President Trump has hit his highest approval rating since becoming president – 47%, according to an average of the polls. That's an increase of nearly 3 points over the last two weeks. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

27 MIN5 d ago
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Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the nature of running for office.

14 MIN6 d ago
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Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down what is in the coronavirus emergency relief bill, which could pass the Senate as soon as Wednesday.

13 MIN1 w ago
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Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the last sticking points holding up a deal on a multi-trillion dollar coronavirus aid package.

11 MIN1 w ago
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As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

Tempers Flare In Coronavirus Aid Negotiations

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the tense Senate negotiations as the body attempts to pass a massive coronavirus aid package.

14 MIN1 w ago
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Tempers Flare In Coronavirus Aid Negotiations

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 20

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the draft stimulus package in the Senate and the allegations of financial impropriety against Sen. Richard Burr.

25 MIN1 w ago
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Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 20

White House Touts Coronavirus Treatments, As FDA Warns They May Be Months Away

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the announcement of possible treatments for the coronavirus and the severe economic impacts of the outbreak.

14 MIN1 w ago
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White House Touts Coronavirus Treatments, As FDA Warns They May Be Months Away

Latest Episodes

How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

In this episode, the team talks through the coronavirus outbreak response in Tennessee and Colorado as governors figure out the best way to combat the pandemic.

15 MIN12 h ago
Comments
How Tennessee and Colorado Are Responding to Pandemic

Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

Should abortion count as an essential medical service during the coronavirus outbreak? States disagree, prompting court fights. And lawmakers differ on what a fourth round of rescue legislation should look like. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national correspondent Sarah McCammon.

15 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Pandemic Opens A New Front In The Battle Over Abortion Access

President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the latest White House coronavirus outbreak guidance, which extends social distancing measures through April.

14 MIN2 d ago
Comments
President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidance Through April

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

A record number of Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week as the coronavirus hammered the economy. It's nearly five times the levels seen during the Great Recession. Plus, President Trump has hit his highest approval rating since becoming president – 47%, according to an average of the polls. That's an increase of nearly 3 points over the last two weeks. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

27 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 27

Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the nature of running for office.

14 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Joe Biden, Retail Politician, Tries His Hand At Virtual Campaigning

Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down what is in the coronavirus emergency relief bill, which could pass the Senate as soon as Wednesday.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Senate and White House Announce Deal On Coronavirus Package

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the last sticking points holding up a deal on a multi-trillion dollar coronavirus aid package.

11 MIN1 w ago
Comments
As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

Tempers Flare In Coronavirus Aid Negotiations

In this episode, the NPR team discusses the tense Senate negotiations as the body attempts to pass a massive coronavirus aid package.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Tempers Flare In Coronavirus Aid Negotiations

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 20

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the draft stimulus package in the Senate and the allegations of financial impropriety against Sen. Richard Burr.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 20

White House Touts Coronavirus Treatments, As FDA Warns They May Be Months Away

In this episode, the NPR team breaks down the announcement of possible treatments for the coronavirus and the severe economic impacts of the outbreak.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
White House Touts Coronavirus Treatments, As FDA Warns They May Be Months Away

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