Politics Podcasts

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Pod Save America

361 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 57.6K 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 - ★★★★★ - 24.5K 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

134 episodes - Latest episode: 2 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

156 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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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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Bill O’Reilly’s No Spin News and Analysis

369 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★ - 6.1K ratings
No Spin. Just Facts. Always looking out for you. Head to BillOReilly.com for more analysis.
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Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

101 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.5K 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

486 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 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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533 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days 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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77 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day 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

139 episodes - Latest episode: 3 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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Trump, Inc.

57 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.2K 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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Morning Joe

235 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 hours ago - ★★★★ - 3.8K ratings
Join Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist, for in-depth and informed discussions that help drive the day's political conversation. Top newsmakers, Washington insiders, journal...
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Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

69 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of t...
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Deadline: White House

54 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity ...
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America Dissected with Abdul El-Sayed

11 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
What really is up with anti-vaxxers? Can crystals actually heal you? Is loneliness making us sick? And who does our healthcare system really serve? In a new ten-part series from Crooked Media call...
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Post Reports

297 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Ma...
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Revolutionary Left Radio

163 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Discussing political philosophy, current events, activism, and the inevitable historical downfall of capitalism from a revolutionary leftist perspective.
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Radio Atlantic

125 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
We're living in historic times. The Atlantic is here to help you make sense of them. Each week, Atlantic editors and writers sit down with leading voices to explore what's happening in the world, h...
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Bannon's War Room

122 episodes - Latest episode: about 15 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon, Jason Miller (2016 Trump Senior Communications Advisor), and Raheem Kassam (former chief advisor to Nigel Farage) broadcast every day on the h...
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Whistlestop: Presidential History and Trivia

95 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make e...
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Talking Feds

55 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Talking Feds is a roundtable discussion that brings together some of the most well-known former prosecutors in the country for a dynamic and entertaining analysis of the most pressing questions in ...
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American Elections: Wicked Game

20 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, the citizens of the United States will cast ballots to elect their president, and it feels like the country couldn’t be more divided. America will have to e...
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Ordered Liberty

157 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 964 ratings
In a world where religion is more potent than culture, and culture is more potent than politics, David French and Alexandra DeSanctis are your guides to the debates and issues that matter most.
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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

114 episodes - Latest episode: about 13 hours ago - ★★★★ - 927 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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Power Corrupts

20 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 858 ratings
Does power corrupt? Absolutely. This is the podcast about the hidden—and often nefarious—forces that shape our world. Election rigging. Smuggling. Narcopolitics. Ransom. Conspiracy Theories. North ...
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Rubicon: The Impeachment of Donald Trump

11 episodes - Latest episode: about 4 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 849 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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Worst Year Ever

20 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★ - 774 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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Knowledge Fight

405 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 727 ratings
Each episode, Dan and Jordan take a look at some clips from that day's Alex Jones Show and struggle to make sense of what they find.
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Krassencast: Defending What's Left

23 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 653 ratings
The KrassenCast: Defending What's Left is a project from Brian and Ed Krassenstein. Together, they have been fighting to expose the obvious and sustained corruption from the President Trump adminis...