The NPR Politics Podcast 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.
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#DemsSoWhite? Kamala Harris' Exit Raises Hard Questions About Race And Power

The Democratic Party faces the prospect of a debate in two weeks with only white candidates onstage. Earlier, they had the most diverse presidential candidate field in history. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political correspondent Asma Khalid, and political reporter Juana Summers.

#DemsSoWhite? Kamala Harris' Exit Raises Hard Questions About Race And Power

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Judiciary Hearing Opens Final Act Of Democrats' Trump Impeachment Saga

A panel of four constitutional law scholars are trying to put the allegations against Trump in a historical and legal context. Three of the professors support impeachment, one is opposed. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, national security editor Phil Ewing, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

Judiciary Hearing Opens Final Act Of Democrats' Trump Impeachment Saga

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Democrats Release Impeachment Report; Kamala Harris Drops Out Of 2020 Race

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee unveiled the report summarizing their case for impeachment on Tuesday. Plus, California Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the presidential race, citing a lack of funds. This episode: political correspondent Asma Khalid, political correspondent Scott Detrow, national security editor Phil Ewing, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

Democrats Release Impeachment Report; Kamala Harris Drops Out Of 2020 Race

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Judiciary Takes Up Impeachment As House Intelligence Panel Prepares To Release Report

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will reveal his findings in the impeachment probe, and the House Judiciary plans a hearing with experts on constitutional grounds for impeachment. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Tim Mak, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

Judiciary Takes Up Impeachment As House Intelligence Panel Prepares To Release Report

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How To Run For Office

In this special collaboration with NPR's Life Kit the NPR Politics team breaks down what are key steps for running for office. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter Miles Parks, and editor & correspondent Ron Elving.

How To Run For Office

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How To Vote In An Election

In this special collaboration with NPR's Life Kit the NPR Politics team breaks down how to get ready for election day. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter Miles Parks, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

How To Vote In An Election

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How To Spot Misinformation

In this special collaboration with NPR's Life Kit the NPR Politics team breaks down what misinformation is and how you can spot it. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter Miles Parks, and national security editor Philip Ewing.

How To Spot Misinformation

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Is Running For President

Bloomberg announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination, saying Trump "represents an existential threat to our country and our values." The businessman is a late entrant to a crowded field. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political correspondent Scott Detrow, and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben.

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Is Running For President

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Trump Fires Navy Secretary; Will Allow Eddie Gallagher to Retire As Navy SEAL

President Trump has repeatedly intervened on behalf of the Navy SEAL recently convicted of misconduct. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, Election Security editor Phil Ewing, and National Political correspondent Mara Liasson.

Trump Fires Navy Secretary; Will Allow Eddie Gallagher to Retire As Navy SEAL

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Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 22

After a full week jam-packed with impeachment inquiry hearings we look back at the major moments that shaped what will happen next. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspodent Franco Ordoñez, Congressional correspondent Claudia Grisales, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 22

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