Political Junkie (Minisodes)

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Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington sums up the reasons for Vice President Joe Biden to take himself out of the mix for 2016, a...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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The Democrats held their first debate and, as expected, the differences among the candidates over foreign policy played a major role. Jane Harman, ...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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The five Democratic presidential candidates take center stage for their first debate next Tuesday in Las Vegas. Jill Lawrence of USA Today tells u...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Who's the best person to talk about the meaning of Speaker John Boehner's resignation, the ideological pressures in the House, and what change Kevi...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Televised presidential debates, as we know them, began in 1960 with Kennedy and Nixon. Alan Schroeder, a journalism professor at Northeastern Unive...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) offers his analysis of the last GOP presidential debate.

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Inez Tenenbaum, the former South Carolina state superintendent of education and the Democratic Senate nominee in 2004, is a leader in the South Car...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Kathie Obradovich, the political columnist for the Des Moines Register, breaks down the latest Iowa poll numbers and helps explain what things are ...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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The death of Julian Bond has robbed us of one of the most dynamic and charismatic figures in the history of the civil rights movement. Joia Jeffer...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Because we're on vacation this week, we decided to pick one of your favorite segments from the past to keep you entertained until we get back. Dou...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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The first Republican debate is over and guess who we're still talking about? That's right. Despite the litany of unflattering things Donald Trump...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Thursday night in Cleveland, all eyes will be on ten Republicans as they participate in the first debate of the 2016 election cycle. Former Minneso...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Steve Yaccino of Bloomberg Politics showcases the field of Republican presidential hopefuls, a week before the first debate and talks about what th...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Frank Newport, the editor in chief of the Gallup organization, visits the Political Junkie this week to explain the meaning of Trump, what it says ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in the presidential race, having made it official this week. He's number 15, if you're keeping score as to how many...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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The Republican presidential field, currently at 14, will grow to 17 within the next month. And in New Hampshire, site of the first-in-the-nation p...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Another day, another Republican in the race for president. This week it's Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey. Not long ago he was perceiv...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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All eyes, including that of SCOTUS Blog editor Amy Howe, are on the Supreme Court, as it prepares to end its term with a historic civil rights case...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 08:57
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The lines are drawn in the Democratic skirmish over the Pacific rim trade bill: President Obama is for it. House Democrats are not. But where is t...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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He has the most money and the highest name ID. Next up for Jeb Bush: An official declaration of candidacy on June 15th. Jonathan Martin of the New...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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