Political Junkie (Minisodes)

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Republicans now control both houses for the first time since 2006. Paul Kane of the Washington Post joins us to talk about the attempted rebellion...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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Speculation about Hillary Clinton's next presidential run has been going on for months. After this week, we can add Jeb Bush and Rick Santorum to t...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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There is still the specter of the shutdown of the George Washington Bridge that may ultimately damage New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's hopes of get...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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In most cases, we know the difference between a good president and a bad one. But how do historians see them? Robert Merry, a longtime journalist w...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:59
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Republicans learned what they needed to do to score big electoral victories in 2014, and now it seems they've also learned that shutting down the g...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Politico's Lauren French discusses President Obama's immigration order, and how Republicans, in lieu of an immigration bill of their own, might thw...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Even though the Democrats suffered major losses on November 4, they returned Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid to their respective House and Senate leade...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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2014 was a record-breaking election for women in Congress... but don't rush to declare it "The Year of the Woman" just yet. Debbie Walsh, director ...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The results are in. It's good news for the Republican Party. And a sweeping repudiation of President Obama and the Democrats. In the Senate, a new...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Republican strategist Vin Weber and Democrat pollster Anna Greenberg lay out what's at stake on November 4th, and what it might mean for the final ...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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It's not just candidates whom we're voting for (or against!) this year. It's also hundreds of ballot initiatives, propositions and referenda that ...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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If politics can get you sick, and Ebola can get you very sick, then what happens when Ebola and politics collide? Both parties are pointing finger...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The Supreme Court's decision not to make a decision regarding same-sex marriage has effectively kept the rulings favoring such marriages intact. R...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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With five weeks (and counting) to go to the November midterms, one Senate race that was not supposed to give the Democrats heartburn -- the one in ...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Ken Rudin may be bedridden with bronchitis and no voice, but the Political Junkie show must go on. Neal Conan subs this week. And what a busy wee...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The so-called war on women is popping up in debates and campaign commercials around the country. Political Junkie host Ken Rudin and Colorado polls...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The race is getting very interesting in an unexpected place. Three-term GOP Sen. Pat Roberts and his independent opponent, Greg Orman debated in fr...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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If we’re in New Hampshire, there’s no way we can avoid talking 2016 presidential politics. Political Junkie host Ken Rudin's in the studios of New...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin and New York Times Washington correspondent Carl Hulse discuss the president's vacation woes, and whether they reflect a...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The political bombshell of the week was the indictment of Rick Perry on two felony charges of abusing his power and office. It came as the Texas g...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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