Political Junkie (Minisodes)

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Hillary Clinton's not known as someone who says whatever she’s thinking, certainly not when it has the potential to make headlines … or create wave...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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On the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation, Political Junkie host Ken Rudin chats with John Dean, former White House counsel ...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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With less than a hundred days to go before Election Day, host Ken Rudin decided to bring Cook Political Report analyst Jennifer Duffy on the show t...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Not all the fights we talk about on the Political Junkie are at the ballot box. Some are in court -- as we saw this week, in the latest attempt by...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Ken Rudin reports abroad from Alaska with a new trivia question, and a familiar song and dance from those on the left -- that Ruth Bader Ginsburg s...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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With recent news of Scott Walker's on-again, off-again (and on-again?) PAC collusion scandal, the success of Lawrence Lessig's MayDay PAC, and the ...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Immigration reform's dead -- at least for this year. Republicans blame President Obama for the stalemate, saying they don't trust him to follow the...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Two weeks ago we were astonished that Eric Cantor, a well-situated House incumbent from Virginia, could get defeated in his primary. Now we're ast...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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In next week's primaries, Oklahoma Republicans are battling among themselves for the seat being vacated by Sen. Tom Coburn, who is quitting in midt...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Political Junkie host Ken Rudin and Bloomberg political reporter Greg Giroux break down Eric Cantor's shocking loss, Lindsey Graham's sigh of relie...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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Political Junkie host Ken Rudin and Washington Post political reporter Aaron Blake talk Tuesday's primary results in Mississippi, California, and N...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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With 7 states holding primaries on Tuesday, June 3, the Political Junkie focuses on California, where Jerry Brown is the odds-on favorite to win a ...

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  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The big primaries of the week were the Senate contests in Kentucky and Georgia. Al Cross of the Louisville Courier Journal talks about the Bluegra...

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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It's going to be a long primary season. So maybe we should decide right now that the strength and influence of the Tea Party should not be determi...

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  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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At long last, the 2014 primaries have arrived, in earnest. Judging by the results in Ohio and North Carolina, it was a great week for the GOP estab...

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  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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So how do you run your campaign in 2014 if you're a Democrat and your president's job approval numbers are not so good? That's the question host K...

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  • Added: May 01, 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: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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With the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, comparisons between LBJ and Barack Obama are being made. Johnson, who left office in 1969 ...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. FEC decision has eliminated even more restrictions on the amount citizens can contribute to federal political cam...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act is past, and now comes the fun part: the political recrimination and finger-pointing. Janet Ho...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
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