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Presidential

46 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released l...
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Resistance Live

121 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 258 ratings
Daily U.S. political updates for the Resistance, brought to you by Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin.
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Habeas Humor

57 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 132 ratings
Fun take on the law and other topics.
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How To Be American: The History of Immigration and Migration

32 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 110 ratings
These American stories are not in your standard history book. History tends to be reduced to key moments and celebrated names, and what’s often overlooked are the stories of the ordinary people, b...
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Aggressively Positive

67 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 109 ratings
Aggressively Positive is a positive news podcast brought to you by Adam Theroux of Good People Doing Good. We feature positive and inspiring news stories, uplifting and non conventional looks on li...
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This Week in Law (Audio)

10 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★ - 107 ratings
Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more. Although the show is no longer in production, you can en...
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Biden's Briefing

304 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★ - 103 ratings
What Joe wants you to know. Every day, Vice President Joe Biden looks to the news across the nation that's sparking conversation, sharing the articles and opinions that he's reading and might be of...
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Impeachcast

9 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 100 ratings
IMPEACHCAST is a new podcast hosted by former New York Assistant AG Tristan Snell, who led the prosecution of Trump University, and Jeff Kreisler, bestselling author and longtime political comedian...
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Capitol Confidential

60 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
The Capitol Confidential podcast is a weekly show from the Times Union that focuses on the policy, personalities and politics of New York's state government.
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Our LAPD Story

25 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
The LAPD is the third largest police department in the country, tasked with policing the second largest city in America, Los Angeles. With around 10,000 sworn police officers and nearly 3000 civili...
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Portland News Network

14 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 49 ratings
Your weekly Portland OR news pod, shining a spotlight on the vital issues impacting our city, and the journalists who break each story.
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Pocket-Sized Politics

33 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 47 ratings
Pocket-Sized Politics is a podcast where co-hosts and young voters Amelie and Paris provide a balanced review of the news in 10 minutes or less, weekly. When not discussing the happenings on Capito...
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Stated

16 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
2018 was a historic year for Democrats in state legislatures. We gained 8 new Democratic majorities, flipped 405 seats from red to blue, and elected 2,923 Democrats - 1,243 of whom were women. An...
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Force for Hire

25 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 31 ratings
Welcome to Force for Hire, where we will take you on a deep dive into the shadowy world of private military contracting. Hosts Michelle Harven and Desmon Farris will take listeners behind the scene...
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Long Time No See

11 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
In our world of 24-hour news cycles and constantly updating Twitter feeds, it's easy for important stories to drop off our radar. In MediaFile’s newest podcast, we bring “re-breaking” news coverage...
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YouPaidFor.IT - Where's The Money | Crowdfunding Political Accountability

8 episodes - Latest episode: almost 5 years ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
Where's The Money is a short podcast calling out politicians for their actions with our money, and informing the listeners about different campaigns currently being crowdfunded through YouPaidFor.IT .
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Branching Out with The Acorn Newspapers

37 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
Branching Out is a weekly podcast expanding on the stories published in the Acorn Newspapers. Reporters and editors will discuss the impact of the stories they report and delve deeper into the issu...
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Aspen Insight

30 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 23 ratings
Join host Amina Akhtar as she goes beyond the headlines to unpack complex policy topics and shine a light on leaders who are making a difference. Brought to you by the Aspen Institute.
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Middle East Focus

131 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 21 ratings
Weekly discussion of Middle East policy, arts, and culture, featuring experts from the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.
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NorCalxPodcast

62 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 21 ratings
NorCalX is a daily podcast dedicated to covering all the happenings of Northern California.From news, weather, social issues, health and the environment.In person interviews will be sprinkled in w...
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Politics: Meet Me in the Middle

32 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
In an age when saying the wrong thing in a Twitter post could leave you ghosted by onetime friends—or worse—we find our country torn apart at the political seams. But things don’t need to be this w...
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More Perfect AF

25 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
A podcast that follows the leadership of Seattle-based civic action organization Common Purpose in our quest to support a MORE PERFECT (AF) Union. Get a little about how the news of the week affe...
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Social Media and Politics

109 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
Social Media and Politics is a podcast bringing you innovative, first-hand insights into how social media is changing the political game. Subscribe for interviews and analysis with politicians, aca...
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O'Pod

65 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
Hear from Bostonians who are interested in moving this city forward. Tune in to listen to issues related to politics, government, all things Boston, and some pop culture. Hosted by Boston City Coun...
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It Never Hurts to Ask

16 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Chris is an inquisitive b*stard. He loves to ask questions. It Never Hurts to Ask is all about sitting down with fascinating, unique, and interesting people to ask questions, and see what we learn....
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GovCast

58 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days ago - ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
GovCast tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. Put on by Governm...
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How You Can Save The World: Sustainable Living and Social Activism

35 episodes - Latest episode: over 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Simple steps anyone can take to help improve the world's current environmental and political situation
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San Diego Decides

13 episodes - Latest episode: over 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
This is San Diego’s election podcast. Hosts Sara Libby and Jesse Marx break down individual races and ballot measures — and they dig into the mechanics of voting, state-level drama and more. Subscr...
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This Week in Law (Video)

10 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Join legal blogger (and trained attorney) Denise Howell discuss breaking issues in technology law, including patents, copyrights, and more. Although the show is no longer in production, you can en...
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Interrogative Podcast

3 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Two USMC Veterans conducting route recon through 2018 and beyond...
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