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Serial

36 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 58.1K ratings
Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and chara...
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Pod Save America

363 episodes - Latest episode: about 10 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 57.9K ratings
Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-bullshit conversation about politics...
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Bag Man

18 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24.6K ratings
Is it possible for an American Vice President to carry out a criminal enterprise inside the White House and have nobody remember? To have one of the most brazen political bribery scandals i...
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Lovett or Leave It

135 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 18.8K ratings
Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest new...
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Pod Save the World

157 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 17.1K ratings
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Sa...
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1619

7 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 15.3K ratings
In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the ...
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Louder With Crowder

244 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13.9K ratings
Steven Crowder brings you news, entertainment and politics with the most politically incorrect show on the web. Guests, rants, sketches, your calls ... it's whatever.
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Crimetown

51 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.9K ratings
Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season ...
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Radiolab Presents: More Perfect

33 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 12.8K ratings
From the producers of Radiolab, a series about how the Supreme Court got so supreme.
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Caliphate

12 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 11.8K ratings
In the war on terror, who is it that we’re really fighting? “Caliphate” follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The New York Times, on her quest to understand ISIS. For more in...
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Real Time with Bill Maher

481 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 11.1K ratings
Download and watch full episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher including his New Rules and Overtime segments with his guest panelists. New episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher air Fridays at 10, on...
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The Thing About Pam

14 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 10K ratings
Two days after Christmas, 2011, Russ Faria came home from game night to find his wife, Betsy, dead. He was soon charged and convicted of her murder. But Russ Faria insisted he did not kill ...
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MSNBC Rachel Maddow (video)

35 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 9.4K ratings
Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountabi...
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22 Hours: An American Nightmare

15 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
It was a case nightmares are made of. A D.C. power couple, their 10-year-old son and housekeeper held hostage for nearly 24 hours and murdered inside a burning D.C. mansion. WTOP examines the compl...
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The Tony Kornheiser Show

449 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 7.3K ratings
"The Tony Kornheiser Show" (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, wh...
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Undisclosed

349 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 7.3K ratings
The Undisclosed podcast investigates wrongful convictions, and the U.S. criminal justice system, by taking a closer look at the perpetration of a crime, its investigation, the trial, and ultimate v...
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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

19 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 7.3K ratings
Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you th...
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Keep It!

114 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, and Aida Osman are joined by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, ...
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What A Day

53 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6K ratings
What A Day cuts through all the chaos and crimes to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the...
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The Teacher's Pet

19 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 5.9K ratings
Lyn and Chris Dawson appear to have the perfect marriage. He's a star footballer and popular high school teacher. She's a devoted wife and mother. They share a beautiful home above Sydney's norther...
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On the Media

147 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 5.8K ratings
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transp...
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Ripper Magoos with Bob Menery

17 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.8K ratings
Straight from the booth to the podcast universe Bob Menery and Peter present “Ripper Magoos!” A raw, unfiltered, R-rated dive into the weeks most prevalent sports and entertainment topics. ...
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Borrowed Future

9 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 5.8K ratings
There’s a massive student loan crisis in America. Millions have found themselves buried beneath a mountain of debt. This podcast series explores the lies we believe about college and digs into the ...
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Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

102 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.6K ratings
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast start...
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Today, Explained

490 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 5.1K ratings
News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more. Produ...
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Trumpcast

535 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psyc...
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Hysteria

78 episodes - Latest episode: about 24 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
Each week, political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan is joined by a bicoastal squad of funny, opinionated women to talk through everything from reproductive rights to romcoms. They break do...
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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

140 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.7K ratings
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil ...
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Court Junkie

123 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.6K ratings
Imagine being wrongfully convicted for a crime you didn't commit, or imagine your child's killer is still on the loose even though there's enough evidence for an arrest. I want to help shine light ...
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Majority 54

26 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4.6K ratings
Jason Kander is an army veteran from Kansas City, Missouri and the first millennial elected to statewide office in the United States. He's traveling the country to help the 54% of us who didn't vo...