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Political Junkie (Minisodes)

Series produced by Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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Donald Trump has finally decided on a nominee for secretary of state, but it turns out that this may be the most controversial Cabinet appointee of...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KCCU Radio, WXXI, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Jeff Tiberii, a political reporter North Carolina public radio station WUNC, talks about the belated concession this week of Republican Governor Pa...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Even though it was Donald Trump who said he might not accept the results of the presidential election, it turns out that Jill Stein -- the Green Pa...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 5
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John Dickerson, the host of "Face the Nation," has a new book that is filled with his favorite political moments in history. He brings many of the...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Ray Suarez, formerly of the PBS NewsHour, remembers his friend and colleague Gwen Ifill, who passed away this week after battling cancer. She was...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The election is over and, in case you missed it, Donald Trump won. Lisa Desjardins of the PBS Newshour and Greg Giroux of Bloomberg explain what h...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The polls have tightened and both camps are pulling out all the stops. NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson and Aaron Blake, a political report...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 4
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In the aftermath of the anti-war protests at the 1968 Democratic convention, several protesters were arrested and tried for conspiracy. We revisit ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Former congressman Russ Carnahan reflects on the unimaginable tragedy that claimed the lives of his father, then Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, an...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The most surreal and vicious presidential debate is now in the history books, and it came in the wake of some lewd comments Donald Trump made in 20...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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NPR's Ron Elving makes a special visit to the Political Junkie to assess the presidential campaign, the media coverage and how much he misses worki...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The first presidential debate is in the books. Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post offers a complete analysis of the debate's high and low moments...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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With the first presidential debate just days away -- and anticipation growing -- we hear from communications specialist Ruth Sherman as to what Hil...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Bob Schieffer, the former host of CBS' Face the Nation, talks about how he prepared for his role as moderator in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 debates.

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Ron Klain, Al Gore's former chief of staff, talks about the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election, when the Supreme Court decided the oh-so-c...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Jon Meacham discusses his biography of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president who soared in popularity in the aftermath of the successful 1991 Gulf W...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Last month, Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party in history. Debbie Walsh of the Center for American Wome...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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John Dickerson, the host of "Face the Nation," has a new book that is filled with his favorite political moments in history.  He brings many of the...

Bought by KCCU Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WXXI, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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Republicans who fear that controversial comments made by Donald Trump will benefit his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, are now concerned that...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
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The conventions are over but the words linger on. What to make of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's acceptance speeches? Jennifer Mercieca of Texa...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 4