• The NPR Politics Podcast

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  • Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.
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Episodes
  • You Should Pay Attention To The Virginia Governor's Race

    Oct 22 2021
    The off-year election is the first test of how people are feeling ahead of a consequential midterm season for the Biden administration. And will the Justice Department prosecute Trump ally Steve Bannon for ignoring an order to appear before Congress?

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, WVTF reporter Jahd Khalil, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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    25 mins
  • What Will Survive Negotiations In Biden's Trillion-Plus Dollar Social Programs Bill?

    Oct 21 2021
    The White House continues to negotiate with Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona over the president's social programs package. Core climate and community college provisions are on the chopping block, but the bill is still expected to come in at well over a trillion dollars.

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
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    14 mins
  • Will Democrats Change The Senate Rules To Pass Voting Rights Legislation?

    Oct 20 2021
    Another high-profile voting rights push has failed because it did not attract enough Republican support to reach the de facto 60-vote threshold needed to pass legislation through the Senate. Will Democrats change the rules to pass their civil rights legislation with a simple majority?

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, politics and racial justice correspondent Juana Summers, and White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe.

    Connect:
    Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
    Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
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    Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.
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    13 mins

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