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

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 16  

President Trump holds a press conference. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, 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.

Russia Controversy Deepens For Trump White House  

The intelligence community is reportedly investigating election-year contact between Trump campaign operatives and Russian intelligence officials. Plus Trump expresses openness to a one-state solution in the Israeli/Palestine conflict, and Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder looks endangered. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and national security correspondent Mary Louise Kelly. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Michael Flynn Resigns  

President Trump's National Security Advisor steps down. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, 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 LIVE: Friday, February 10  

News of the week, plus we ask what's next for President Trump. Recorded Friday night at the Warner Theater in Washington DC, in partnership with member station WAMU. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, reporter Sam Sanders, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, political editor Domenico Montanaro, 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.

Sessions Confirmed, Gorsuch's Comments, Yemen Raid  

This episode was recorded prior to the latest court ruling on President Trump's travel ban. Jeff Sessions is sworn in as Attorney General, Neal Gorsuch's remarks behind closed doors, plus the fallout from the military raid in Yemen. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, 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.

Trump's Travel Ban Halted  

What happens next. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, 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 - Sunday, February 5  

Your questions, answered. This episode: host/White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, 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: Thursday, February 2  

President Trump's cabinet is filling out, while democrats continue to grapple with what form their opposition will take. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, 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.

Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court  

Who he is, and what happens now. This episode: host/White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Susan Davis, editor/correspondent Ron Elving, and legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg. 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 Immigration and Refugee Ban  

This episode: host/White House reporter Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, political editor Domenico Montanaro, 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: Friday, January 27  

It was a busy week. Quick disclaimer: This episode was recorded at 3PM EST, when we were unable to discuss the President's executive action temporarily banning immigration from Muslim-majority countries because details had not yet been released. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Susan Davis, and political reporter Asma Khalid. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Latest News, Listener Mail - Plus a Special Announcement  

Congressional reporter Scott Detrow is our new co-host! This episode: Scott with host/White House reporter Tamara Keith and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Plus departing host Sam Sanders shares a few tips. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

First Trump Administration Press Briefing; Women's March  

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

The Inauguration of Donald Trump  

@realDonaldTrump takes over @POTUS. This episode: host/reporter Sam Sanders, White House reporter Tamara Keith, 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.

Obama's Final Press Conference; Senate Hearings Continue  

This episode: host/White House reporter Tamara Keith, political reporter Asma Khalid, and congressional reporter Susan Davis. 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 Poll Numbers Low; Stress of Foreign Leaders High  

Plus the latest Senate hearings and a few listener questions. This episode: host/reporter Sam Sanders, political reporter Danielle Kurtlzleben, 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.

Announcing a live show!  

Join us in Washington, DC on Friday, February 10th for a live taping of the podcast. Go to nprpresents.org for tickets and more.

Trump's Press Conference, Tillerson's Hearing  

Donald Trump's first press conference in 167 days — on the same day as his pick Secretary of State Rex Tillerson begins his Senate Confirmation Hearing. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Susan Davis, and editor/corrspondent. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Obama's Farewell, Russian Intel Reports, Senate Hearings  

Tuesday was a tsunami of political news. This episode: host/campaign reporter Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, 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, January 5  

Intelligence officials testify about Russian hacking on Capitol Hill, and the Obamacare showdown looms. This episode: host/reporter Sam Sanders, White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter 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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