Ken Rudin's Political Junkie

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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies, and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country.

Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country. Politicians, journalists and experts of all stripes join Ken to share smart analysis and rich historical context behind the issues shaping our national dialogue today.

Whether you're a seasoned political junkie or a casual observer of politics, you’ll enjoy hearing informed conversation about national and regional campaigns, deep dives into noteworthy moments in political history, and intriguing tidbits of political trivia. Political Junkie is the show that aims to make politics accessible, engaging, and -- dare we say it -- fun.

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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is the essential show for anyone who is curious and passionate about politics ... which includes most of us. Each week, veteran political analyst Ken Rudin explores policy debates, campaign strategies and the newsmakers making it happen in Washington and in state capitols across the country. Politicians, journalists and experts of all stripes join Ken to share smart analysis and rich historical context behind the issues shaping our national dialogue today.Whether you're a seasoned political junkie or a casual observer of politics, you’ll enjoy hearing informed conversation about national and regional campaigns, deep dives into noteworthy moments in political history, and intriguing tidbits of political trivia. Political Junkie is the show that aims to make... Show full description


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Aaron Blake of the Washington Post recaps what might happen if President Trump were to take action against Robert Mueller, Attorney General Jeff Se...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Wornie Reed, a professor at Virginia Tech who was with Dr. Martin Luther King in the 1963 March on Washington discusses his legacy, the lessons he ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Longtime reporter Gary Eichten talks about Eugene McCarthy’s lonely challenge to President Johnson and his sense of betrayal after Robert Kennedy e...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College discusses the lesson to be learned from the Republican loss in Pennsylvania's 18th District special electi...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Jon Delano, the political editor for KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, analyzes the results from Tuesday's special election in Pennsylvania's 18th District wh...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times talks politics, guns, and reality as the Sunshine State prepares for a major midterm election season. Bob Mondel...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Harry Wilson of Roanoke College reminds us that while previous mass shootings may have moved public opinion, they haven't moved lawmakers.  And he ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Katie Meyer of radio station WITF talks about the political ramifications of the new congressional map drawn by the Democratic-controlled Pennsylva...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Chris Whipple, author of "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency," talks about the current imbroglio involvin...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Last week, the House Intelligence Committee released a controversial document which alleges surveillance abuses by the FBI. Aaron Blake of the Wash...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal offers her analysis of President Trump’s State of the Union speech. Nathan Gonzales, the editor/publisher of...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Roll Call's Lindsey McPherson and Simone Pathe talk about the next step in funding the government and how politics plays into all of it. Brigid Ha...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Former Ohio Governor Bob Taft remembers his grandfather, Mr. Republican, Senator Robert A. Taft. John Dickerson, the host of "Face the Nation” has...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Mike Tackett of the New York Times explores the significance of the new book "Fire and Fury," which has not only claimed the political power of Ste...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Ron Elving helps explain the surreal nature of 2017 and what we might possibly expect for 2018. Mark Zdechlik of Minnesota Public Radio give...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Former Pennsylvania Rep. Marjorie Margolies (D) recalls the pressures and conflicts she went through before casting the deciding vote that passed P...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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Political analyst Stu Rothenberg and USA Today's Jill Lawrence join Ken Rudin to celebrate and honor some of the more distinguished politicians and...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR's Mara Liasson talks about Doug Jones' upset victory in Alabama’s senate race and what it means for Democratic morale and the 2018 midterm elec...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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John Conyers is out, Al Franken is on his way out, but other members of Congress are staying put. Carl Hulse of the New York Times explains the dis...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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Jennifer Brooks of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports on the inappropriate touching accusations against Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Brian Lyma...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 53:58