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

Covering 2016 As A Muslim  

Reporter Asma Khalid reflects on covering the 2016 election as a Muslim woman. With host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Sarah McCammon, 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: Live In Cambridge  

This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in Cambridge, Massachusetts in conjunction with the Harvard Institute of Politics' quadrennial campaign managers conference. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Plus a special announcement about the future of the podcast. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Monday, November 28  

Catching up on post-Thanksgiving news, including Trump's false voter fraud allegations and his latest cabinet appointees, plus the death of Fidel Castro. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Announcing a Live Show!  

We'll be recording the podcast live in Cambridge, MA on Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 PM. Join us! Go to nprpresents.org for tickets and information.

Weekly Roundup: Tuesday, November 22  

An early Thanksgiving-week roundup. Trump's business entanglements, latest cabinet appointments, and tips for talking politics during the holidays. This episode: host/campaign reporter Tamara Keith, reporter Asma Khalid, 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.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 17  

The Trump transition, Steve Bannon, and "normalization." This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Sarah McCammon, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and media correspondent David Folkenflik. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

The Election Of Donald Trump  

A special episode on Donald Trump, how he won the presidency, and what his victory means for the future of our country and the future of our politics. This episode, your entire NPR Politics Podcast team: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign reporter Sarah McCammon, editor/correspondent Ron Elving, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, political editor Domenico Montanaro, campaign reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, 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.

Trump, Obama Meet at the White House  

This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, 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.

Trump's Victory: The Day After  

This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley, with campaign reporters Tamara Keith and Sarah McCammon. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Donald Trump Elected President  

This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, 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.

Tuesday, November 8  

It's Election Day. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, and congressional correspondent Susan Davis...plus Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Monday, November 7  

One day to go. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, and political editor Domenico Montanaro, with stories from campaign reporter Sarah McCammon and white house correspondent Tamara Keith. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Sunday, November 6  

Two days to go. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, 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.

Listener Mail  

Two days to go. This episode was recorded Friday (check back for a new episode early Sunday night) with host/congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and congressional correspondent Ailsa Chang. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Polls  

Pollster Courtney Kennedy of the Pew Research Center joins the podcast to talk about polls — what they can (and can't) tell us about the race. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Friday, November 4  

Four days to go. This episode, host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Jessica Taylor, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Thursday, November 3  

Five days to go. This episode: host/campaign reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Wednesday, November 2  

Six days to go. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, and congressional correspondent Susan Davis. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Tuesday, November 1  

Seven days to go. This episode: host/campaign reporter Scott Detrow, campaign reporter Asma Khalid, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Monday, October 31  

Eight days to go. (And Happy Halloween.) This episode: host/campaign reporter Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro, with justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

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