NPR Politics Podcast

NPR Politics Podcast

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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups, quick takes on news of the day, and reporting from the campaign trail, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening this election year. You just have to keep up with us.

Episodes

President Trump Overseas  

Headlines on Russian meddling continue at home. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Special Counsel Appointed For Russia Probe  

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller will investigate Russia's meddling in last year's election, and any possible collusion by the Trump campaign. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

"I hope you can let this go."  

The implications of President Trump's reported request to then-FBI Director James Comey, plus the President's upcoming overseas trip. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday May 11  

Fallout from the firing of FBI Director Comey continues, and congressional reporter Scott Detrow calls in from the road after a tense town hall. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey  

This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Sally Yates Testifies  

What we learned from the former acting Attorney General during Monday's hearing of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 4  

The House votes on health care. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 27  

A shutdown deadline deferred as the 100th day approaches. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations. Take our podcast survey at npr.podcastingsurvey.com.

Shutdown Deadline Approaches On Trump's 100th Day  

Plus latest news on an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weeky Roundup: Thursday, April 20  

Georgia's 6th, Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders on the road, and what's changing under Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.*Correction: In an earlier version of this podcast, we said that Planned Parenthood offers mammograms. While it does do breast cancer screenings and makes referrals for mammograms, Planned Parenthood does not do mammograms at its clinics.

North Korea, Georgia's 6th, Trump's Taxes  

Vice President Pence visits the Korean peninsula, the special election in Georgia, and the President's tax returns. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 13  

A week of notable policy reversals from President Trump. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Listener Mail: Monday, April 10  

Your questions, answered. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and editor and correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

US Strikes Syria  

The question now is what comes next. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, April 6  

The Senate goes nuclear while tensions rise after the use of chemical weapons in Syria. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

"Unmasking"  

Plus the nuclear option and rumors the GOP healthcare effort may not be dead. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro, with NPR national security correspondent Mary Louise Kelly. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local pubilc radio station at npr.org/stations.

Listener Mail - Sunday, April 2  

Your questions, answered. This episode: Congressional reporter/host Scott Detrow, White House Correspondent Scott Horsley and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 30  

The Senate Intelligence Committee's first hearing on Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. This episode: host/White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local pubilc radio station at npr.org/stations.

Trump Targets Environmental Regulations  

Plus this week's cancelled hearing in the House Intelligence Committee. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Friday, March 24  

This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

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