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Judiciary Hearing Opens Final Act Of Democrats' Trump Impeachment Saga

12/4/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local...

Duration:00:14:38

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

12/3/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook...

Duration:00:14:59

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

12/2/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local...

Duration:00:13:38

How To Run For Office

11/29/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local public radio station.

Duration:00:15:47

How To Vote In An Election

11/28/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local public radio station.

Duration:00:14:49

How To Spot Misinformation

11/27/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local public radio station.

Duration:00:14:03

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Is Running For President

11/26/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support...

Duration:00:14:20

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

11/25/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local public radio station.

Duration:00:15:02

Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 22

11/22/2019
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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. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local...

Duration:00:29:31

Hill Calls Investigations A "Domestic Political Errand"; Holmes Details Trump Call

11/21/2019
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In what may be the final day of public hearings, members of Congress heard from a former White House policy insider and a foreign service officer who said he overheard a call with President Trump. In this episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your...

Duration:00:14:13

The 5th Democratic Debate Takeaways

11/21/2019
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The big question of the night was whether or not Mayor Pete Buttigieg would take heat from other candidates after rising in the polls in Iowa. After discussion about policies that haven't received much attention at previous debates, the attacks came. In this episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Juana Summers, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR...

Duration:00:16:24

Sondland Says Trump Conditioned White House Meeting on Announcement of Investigations

11/20/2019
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Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, tied President Trump directly to conditioning a meeting with the Ukrainian president with "a public statement from President Zelenskiy committing to investigations of Burisma and the 2016 election." In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Justice department correspondent Ryan Lucas. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook...

Duration:00:15:52

Takeaways From The Third Day Of Public Hearings In The Impeachment Inquiry

11/19/2019
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Four witnesses testified in the impeachment hearing. The first two were the first to testify with firsthand knowledge of the president's phone call with the Ukrainian president. The second two were called by Republicans to support their claims. In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and national security editor Phil Ewing. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook...

Duration:00:23:21

Impeachment Hearings & The 5th Democratic Debate: What To Watch For This Week

11/18/2019
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More hearings in the impeachment hearing are slated for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week. The cast breaks down what to watch for each day. Plus, the democratic candidates face-off for the fifth time on the debate stage Wednesday night. In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, national security editor Phil Ewing, and political correspondent Scott Detrow. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR...

Duration:00:20:40

Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 15

11/15/2019
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Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch described a pressure campaign to oust her from Kyiv. President Trump tweeted negatively about her during her hearing; Rep. Adam Schiff called it "witness intimidation." Plus, two 2020 candidates throw their name into the ring. In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join...

Duration:00:29:29

Pelosi Says Impeachment Inquiry Shows That Trump Engaged In Bribery

11/14/2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes that the impeachment inquiry currently underway has uncovered evidence that President Trump's actions amounted to bribery. In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and editor & correspondent Ron Elving. Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter. Find and support your local public radio station.

Duration:00:13:00

Takeaways From The First Public Hearing In Impeachment Inquiry

11/13/2019
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Mostly, the five hour hearing emphasized aspects of the narrative about the Ukraine affair that already have emerged from closed-door depositions. In this episode: Political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Justice Department correspondent Ryan Lucas. Related coverage: Impeachment Witness: Trump Asked Diplomat About Ukraine Investigations Connect: Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group. Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:17:56

The Impeachment Inquiry Public Hearings Begin Tomorrow: What You Need To Know

11/12/2019
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After weeks of closed-door depositions, Democrats are planning open hearings this week about the Ukraine affair. Here's where the story stands — and what's coming next. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Congressional reporter Claudia Grisales. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Duration:00:13:38

President Trump's Push for Black Voters Could Help Persuade Suburban Whites

11/11/2019
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The Trump campaign launched its "Black Voices for Trump" initiative in Atlanta last week, touting record low black unemployment and criminal justice reform. Experts say that while the push may not make a big difference among black voters, it could help to reassure suburban white voters concerned about Trump's rhetoric on race. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at...

Duration:00:16:03

NPR Politics Live From DC: The Road To 2020

11/9/2019
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This is a special episode, recorded in front of a live audience at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC on Friday, November 8th. The cast breaks down everything you need to know about who's running for president, and how impeachment affects the race. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at...

Duration:00:45:23