Political Junkie (Minisodes)

Series produced by Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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Additional Files

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Our long national nightmare is over! Political Junkie Ken Rudin and NPR's Senior Political Editor Ron Elving team up this week to tackle the world ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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With less than a week to go before the 2013 elections, Political Junkie Ken Rudin speaks to Stu Rothenberg, the editor and publisher of the Rothenb...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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The 2013 Elections are over, and though the winners aren't a surprise, some of the insights are. Political Junkie Ken Rudin talks to NPR's Mara Lia...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Ken Rudin welcomes back his old friend from NPR's Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan, to the Political Junkie. They talk about the emergence of Ch...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin talks with Wall Street Journal congressional correspondent Siobhan Hughes about the changing fortunes on Capitol Hill. D...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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The word of the week is “nuclear,” and the latest Political Junkie show is all over it. First, Political Junkie host Ken Rudin talks with Cameron ...

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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We know for certain that President Obama pardoned a turkey this Thanksgiving. But is Healthcare.gov a turkey as well? Host Ken Rudin speaks with W...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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Republicans in Congress were prepared to agree to a fairly innocuous budget deal with the Democrats with little fuss. But many conservatives were n...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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2014 is an election year, with control of the House and Senate at stake. Host Ken Rudin talks to political analyst Stu Rothenberg about what to wa...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Nelson Mandela's passing brought this week's Political Junkie show back to the mid-1980s, when Washington was split over how to deal with the South...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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Continuing where he left off in 2013, Chris Christie remains the most talked about Republican in the country ... only this time he may not like wha...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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This week on The Political Junkie, we review President Obama's speech on NSA surveillance with Josh Gerstein of POLITICO. And with the State of the...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The State of the Union is... strong. And so is this week's Political Junkie! Former Clinton speechwriter Paul Glastris joins us with an assessmen...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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President Obama told us about the state of the union... now it's time to hear about the state of the states. Political Junkie host Ken Rudin talks...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The decision by the House Republican leadership to postpone any discussion about getting an immigration bill on the floor has had its greatest poli...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Another vote -- this time on raising the debt ceiling -- and other fissure exposed inside the GOP. Carl Hulse of the New York Times talks to Polit...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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What's the matter with Kansas? Well, we learn that Sen. Pat Roberts, seeking a fourth term this year, may not have an actual residence in the stat...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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It's official: primary season has begun. With the midterm election fast approaching, Political Junkie host Ken Rudin sits down with regular guest a...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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A big victory for the GOP in a special Florida congressional seat highlights this week's Political Junkie. Host Ken Rudin speaks with Adam Smith o...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Scott Brown's likely entry into the New Hampshire Senate race livens up a campaign that Republicans had thought was a lost cause ... though he stil...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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