Government News Podcasts

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Stay Tuned with Preet

334 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29.9K ratings
Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice.
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No Agenda

143 episodes - Latest episode: about 7 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.6K ratings
A show about politics with No Agenda, by Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak
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John Solomon Reports

197 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Award-winning investigative journalist John Solomon, who helped unravel the bogus Russia collusion scandal, gives you his exclusive reporting and big newsmaker interviews every Tuesday and ...
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AM Joy

96 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the c... The Glenn Show artwork The Glenn Show

77 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
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Article II: Inside Impeachment

64 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 989 ratings
The latest developments on the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What's happening in Washington and why it matters for the nation. Powered by NBC News journalists. Hosted by Steve Kornacki, Na...
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Jacobin Radio

630 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 900 ratings
Podcasts from Jacobin magazine
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KQED's Forum

1,153 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 432 ratings
KQED's live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and th...
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At Liberty

163 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 413 ratings
At Liberty is a weekly podcast from the ACLU that explores the biggest civil rights and civil liberties issues of the day. A production of ACLU, Inc.
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Noam Chomsky

164 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 177 ratings
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Richard Helppie's Common Bridge

109 episodes - Latest episode: about 12 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 147 ratings
The problems we have in the country are solvable, but not solvable the way we’re approaching them today, because of partisan politics. Richard Helppie, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist...
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Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten

21 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 115 ratings
Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten features compelling long-form conversations with exceptional thinkers and doers on the most important ideas and issues of our time, and all time. Discussions focus on ...
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Just Ask the Question Podcast

94 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 96 ratings
Just Ask the Question is a unique and provocative look at the news in today’s headlines. Playboy White House correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem hosts a conversation with new...


44 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 91 ratings
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161 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 72 ratings
Host Thoko Moyo speaks with leading experts in public policy, media, and international affairs about their experiences confronting the world's most pressing public problems.
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Conservative Minds

76 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 68 ratings
Welcome to Conservative Minds – a podcast about conservative ideas and thinkers. We explore what it means to call yourself a conservative, where conservatism has been, and where it's going. Each we...
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Montana Lowdown

77 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 62 ratings
Montana Lowdown features in-depth conversations with top newsmakers, journalists, politicians, and experts about significant issues facing America's "last best place."  Veteran award-winning journ...
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Direct Examination Podcast

86 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
Direct Examination: The South Carolina Lawyer Podcast is a podcast by lawyers about law and legal issues in South Carolina. Hosted by Joseph Bias, Dayne Phillips, and Amber Fulmer. Contact us at Di...
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World News This Week

60 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 44 ratings
ABC News' award-winning news magazine program recapping the world's most compelling news stories from the past week.
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RJ Politics

93 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
The Las Vegas Review-Journal's Rory Appleton and Steve Sebelius spend their days talking to voters and politicians, often landing exclusive interviews with some of the biggest names in politics. On...
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Under The Arch

40 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
ArchCity Defenders and Action St. Louis present the premiere collaborative podcast, "Under The Arch." Your hosts Blake Strode, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders, and Kayla Reed, Director of ...
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Foreign Affairs Inbox

28 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 34 ratings
Nonpartisan analyses of critical foreign affairs issues, the challenges they entail and options for the international community. Produced by George Washington University's Elliott School of Interna...
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Make America Better Now

70 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
Hosted by Citizen Koala Monet, Make America Better Now is a make-your-own-manifesto podcast built in real-time, with micro episodes on topics at the intersection of democracy and capitalism. By joi...
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American State of Mind

25 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
Elections, global pandemics, conspiracy theories; what are we to do with such things? Political narratives and current events can shape our mental health. At the same time, our mental health can sh...
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127 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
What the hell is wrong with America?!?! Scott and Matt will tell you. But they'll also tell you what makes it so great, from the Founding Fathers to the X-Files to a Chick-Fil-A and a Chipotle on e...
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Branching Out with The Acorn Newspapers

69 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29 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

40 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 28 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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Model Citizen

16 episodes - Latest episode: 30 days ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
MODEL CITIZEN is an interview podcast that explores big, new ideas in politics and policy with captivating original thinkers ... premised on the idea that we have a duty as citizens and neighbors t...
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What's Next, Los Angeles? with Mike Bonin

9 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★ - 27 ratings
Los Angeles is at a turning point. We are living in a defining moment. What happens next is up to us. Over the past year, problems and challenges have shaken this city -- and tremendous opportuniti...
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IS: Off the Page

13 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
IS: Off the Page brings policymakers, academics, and practitioners into conversation about security issues of global importance. In each episode, we will discuss a recent piece of research publishe...