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The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

Latest Episodes

The 2020 Battleground Map—With 90 Days Left.

The latest NPR analysis of the Electoral College has several states shifting in Biden's favor, and he now has a 297-170 advantage over Trump.

14 MIN8 h ago
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The 2020 Battleground Map—With 90 Days Left.

Weekly Roundup: July 31st

The economic contraction last quarter was the worst in the country's history. And the president's claims about mail-in voting are misleading.

26 MIN3 d ago
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Weekly Roundup: July 31st

Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

The president tweeted the proposal just after a report showed the U.S. economy shrank by one-third, the worst contraction in history. Legally, rescheduling the election would require changing a law that dates back to 1845.And, Asma Khalid reports from Duval County in Florida, which could support a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time since Jimmy Carter.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and campaign correspondent Asma Khalid.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.

14 MIN4 d ago
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Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

Who will Joe Biden pick to serve as his running mate? What factors might he be considering?

14 MIN5 d ago
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Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

Can The GOP Unite Behind Their Coronavirus Plan?

Senate Republicans have a proposal for the next round of coronavirus aid, but its unclear whether it can win the support of a majority of the caucus.

12 MIN6 d ago
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Can The GOP Unite Behind Their Coronavirus Plan?

There Are Fewer Than 100 Days Left Till Election Day. Here's The State Of The Race.

Biden leads in a race that has become all about the pandemic, despite all that's happened in Trump's term. But there's still a lot that could change in 100 days.

14 MIN1 w ago
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There Are Fewer Than 100 Days Left Till Election Day. Here's The State Of The Race.

Weekly Roundup: July 24th, 2020

President Trump cancels GOP convention events over pandemic concerns. Those concerns also worry parents who had hoped to see their kids return to school.

27 MIN1 w ago
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Weekly Roundup: July 24th, 2020

After Crackdown In Portland, Trump And Barr Tout Federal Police

Following questionable federal police practices in Portland, President Trump is touting an increased role for federal officers across the country.

13 MIN1 w ago
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After Crackdown In Portland, Trump And Barr Tout Federal Police

Trump Wants To Change Who Counts When Dividing Up Seats In Congress

Trump is seeking a change to census protocol that would protect white political power. He also gave a coronavirus briefing that encouraged mask-wearing.

13 MIN1 w ago
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Trump Wants To Change Who Counts When Dividing Up Seats In Congress

Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

Democrats are thriving with suburban voters, which used to be a key part of the Republican coalition. Is it a blip or indicative of a long-term realignment?

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

Latest Episodes

The 2020 Battleground Map—With 90 Days Left.

The latest NPR analysis of the Electoral College has several states shifting in Biden's favor, and he now has a 297-170 advantage over Trump.

14 MIN8 h ago
Comments
The 2020 Battleground Map—With 90 Days Left.

Weekly Roundup: July 31st

The economic contraction last quarter was the worst in the country's history. And the president's claims about mail-in voting are misleading.

26 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: July 31st

Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

The president tweeted the proposal just after a report showed the U.S. economy shrank by one-third, the worst contraction in history. Legally, rescheduling the election would require changing a law that dates back to 1845.And, Asma Khalid reports from Duval County in Florida, which could support a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time since Jimmy Carter.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and campaign correspondent Asma Khalid.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.

14 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

Who will Joe Biden pick to serve as his running mate? What factors might he be considering?

14 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

Can The GOP Unite Behind Their Coronavirus Plan?

Senate Republicans have a proposal for the next round of coronavirus aid, but its unclear whether it can win the support of a majority of the caucus.

12 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Can The GOP Unite Behind Their Coronavirus Plan?

There Are Fewer Than 100 Days Left Till Election Day. Here's The State Of The Race.

Biden leads in a race that has become all about the pandemic, despite all that's happened in Trump's term. But there's still a lot that could change in 100 days.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
There Are Fewer Than 100 Days Left Till Election Day. Here's The State Of The Race.

Weekly Roundup: July 24th, 2020

President Trump cancels GOP convention events over pandemic concerns. Those concerns also worry parents who had hoped to see their kids return to school.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Weekly Roundup: July 24th, 2020

After Crackdown In Portland, Trump And Barr Tout Federal Police

Following questionable federal police practices in Portland, President Trump is touting an increased role for federal officers across the country.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
After Crackdown In Portland, Trump And Barr Tout Federal Police

Trump Wants To Change Who Counts When Dividing Up Seats In Congress

Trump is seeking a change to census protocol that would protect white political power. He also gave a coronavirus briefing that encouraged mask-wearing.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Trump Wants To Change Who Counts When Dividing Up Seats In Congress

Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

Democrats are thriving with suburban voters, which used to be a key part of the Republican coalition. Is it a blip or indicative of a long-term realignment?

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

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