Politics Podcasts

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Pod Save America

449 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 64.8K 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-b******t conversation about politics...
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Verdict with Ted Cruz

58 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29.5K ratings
Join Senator Ted Cruz and co-host Michael Knowles as they break down the most important news stories of the day and reveal what they mean for you. On "Verdict with Ted Cruz,” you will go behind the...
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Lovett or Leave It

174 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 20.6K 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

195 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 18.6K 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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FiveThirtyEight Politics

328 episodes - Latest episode: about 4 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 16.1K ratings
Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

21 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 8.4K 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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Pod Save the People

187 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 8K ratings
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De’Ara Balenger. Then he sits down for deep conversa...
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Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

143 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6.8K 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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With Friends Like These

183 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.1K ratings
Is the path to hell really paved with Good Intentions?   In “With Friends Like These: Good Intentions”, host Ana Marie Cox will introduce people and organizations who set out to make positive chan...
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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

179 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 5.4K 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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587 episodes - Latest episode: about 6 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 5.3K 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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119 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.3K 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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Trump, Inc.

84 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keep...
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America Dissected: Coronavirus

57 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will ke...
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Words Matter

207 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. As hosts of Words Matter, Katie Barlow and Joe Lockhart believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective real...
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Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick | Law, justice, and the courts

184 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.9K ratings
A show about the law and the nine Supreme Court justices who interpret it for the rest of America.
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AM Joy

83 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days 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 shapi...
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Rational Security

148 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
A weekly discussion of national security and foreign policy matters hosted by Shane Harris of the Washington Post and featuring Brookings scholars Tamara Cofman Wittes, Benjamin Wittes, and Susan H...
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129 episodes - Latest episode: about 7 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Pop Culture Without The Propaganda. THE FIRST EVER CONSERVATIVE POP CULTURE SHOW! Watch Every Day At 4PM ET on Instagram @POPlitics🌴 🌟 🇺🇸 💖Hosted by @RealAlexClark and Powered by Turning Point USA
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88 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
The Hodgetwins known for their political humor from social media discuss current political events in the greatest country ever created. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hodgetwins/support
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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

342 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 hours ago - ★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com,...
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Worst Year Ever

73 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
2020 isn't going to be fun for anybody, left, right, or center. What many call the Most Important Election of Our Lifetime is going to be exhausting, ugly, angry, and probably at least a little rac...
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The Topical

184 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
The Topical is the daily podcast from The Onion and Onion Public Radio, and the only podcast brave enough to ask: What if the news had sound effects? Join host Leslie Price each day as he barely sc...
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Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

66 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, dives deep into the strategy of winning the White House. Plouffe’s guests are campaign insiders, state directors, digital experts, and othe...
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Impeachment, Explained

17 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
We are living through history, but keeping up with the unending stream of revelations, statements, tweets, and disputes is already difficult enough. If we’re going to understand this inquiry–and th...
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Tom Fitton's Weekly Update Podcast

47 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
The official podcast for Judicial Watch--a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. Through our ed...
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Article II: Inside Impeachment

59 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 981 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 Korn...
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Politics War Room with James Carville & Al Hunt

105 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 966 ratings
Master political strategist James Carville and revered journalist Al Hunt convenes a war room each week to discuss the battle for the soul of the nation!  Join them as they gather the sharpest mind...
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Rubicon: The Impeachment of Donald Trump

14 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 957 ratings
The impeachment of Donald Trump is one of the biggest political stories of our lifetimes. It's a test of whether accountability, election integrity, and the rules of our democracy can withstand the...
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Advisory Opinions

91 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 890 ratings
Advisory Opinions is a new podcast from The Dispatch. Hosts David French and Sarah Isgur have a weekly conversation about the law, culture, and why it matters.