Political Junkie (Minisodes)

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With Bernie Sanders winning Michigan against the odds, and with Donald Trump having a great day despite the growing Dump Trump movement, the campai...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The battle for control of the Senate is starting to heat up, and this week's primaries gave us the first indication of what the voters are saying. ...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Greg Giroux of Bloomberg News and Al From, the founder and former CEO of the Democratic Leadership Council discuss the history of Super Tuesday and...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 08:58
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Things have become decidedly negative in the GOP contest, which is not surprising. But it doesn't come close to what we've seen in past Palmetto S...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The New Hampshire primary is over and the results are landslide victories for the so-called anti-establishment "outsiders" -- Donald Trump on the R...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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One candidate who once had dreams of being president was Gary Bauer, a Republican who made appeals to religious conservatives in 2000. Sixteen yea...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 08:58
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Just days to go before the 2016 Iowa caucuses and who better to bring us up to speed on what's going on than Kathie Obradovich, the political colum...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Throughout his long career Sargent Shriver was the ultimate optimist, seeing the good in people. He was the first head of the Peace Corps, architec...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Jon Meacham joins the program to discuss his new biography of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president who soared in popularity in the aftermath of the...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Crying in politics is not as rare as it once was -- President Obama shed a tear or two this week discussing school children victims of gun violence...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Former Vice President Walter Mondale talks about his run for president in 1984, everything from choosing Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman on a ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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In the last Political Junkie for 2015, Abby Livingston of the Texas Tribune reviews last Saturday's Democratic debate in New Hampshire, where Hilla...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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We're just two months away from Iowa and New Hampshire, which leads to the question: Why do we care so much about Iowa and New Hampshire? And how ...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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With the specter of homegrown terrorism and gun violence in the headlines, and some (one?) presidential candidates said to be employing tactics tha...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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If you think the planet is heating up, wait until you see what happens when President Obama and the Republicans clash over the policy proposals aft...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Former Vice President Walter Mondale talks about his run for president in 1984, including his decision to choose Geraldine Ferraro as the first wom...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Kathie Obradovich, a political columnist for the Des Moines Register was one of the panelists at the second Democratic presidential debate and she ...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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For all the talk about dynasties and a potential Bush vs. Clinton match-up in 2016, Stephen Hess of the Brookings Institution has a new book about ...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Donald Trump, whose lead in the polls appears a bit unsteady, will be hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend but it's not always in every politic...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Two brilliant political strategists, Vin Weber (R) and Anna Greenberg (D) size up their respective presidential fields and share their observations...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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