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  • 17 minutes 5 seconds
    RNC Day 1: J.D. Vance Is Trump's Vice Presidential Pick
    We're reporting from Milwaukee, Wisc., where the Republican National Convention kicked off by officially nominating Donald Trump and J.D. Vance as their 2024 ticket. Also: Trump is free, for now, of another set of criminal charges. And Biden came out swinging in an interview with NBC News.

    This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, campaign correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    16 July 2024, 5:55 am
  • 13 minutes 55 seconds
    Update: Trump Assassination Attempt & Biden Oval Address
    President Biden addressed the nation from the Oval Office. He used the remarks to again decry political violence, which he said has no place in American democracy.

    The alleged shooter, who was killed by the Secret Service, has been identified by law enforcement as Thomas Mathew Crooks, a 20-year-old from Bethel Park, Pa., a town south of Pittsburgh. The motive behind the attack is not yet understood.

    This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, senior White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez.

    A note to our NPR Politics Podcast+ supporters: We've postponed publishing this weekend's bonus episode, but we'll reschedule and drop it in the feed soon. As always, thank you for being an NPR Politics Podcast+ listener!

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    15 July 2024, 3:43 am
  • 10 minutes 49 seconds
    Donald Trump Safe After Shooting During Pennsylvania Rally
    The former president was rushed off the stage by the Secret Service. Trump said in a statement on his platform Truth Social a bullet grazed his right ear. The Secret Service said the shooter was killed and two spectators were critically wounded. President Biden made remarks decrying political violence, and then spoke to former President Trump.

    This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and campaign correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    14 July 2024, 3:18 am
  • 22 minutes 3 seconds
    Roundup: Dems Fret; GOP Prepares; Majestic Mustaches
    After this week's NATO summit in Washington, D.C., President Joe Biden held a rare, solo press conference to try and allay concerns over his mental fitness. It came as a new NPR/PBS News/Marist Poll has him in a statistical dead heat with former President Trump to win in November.

    Plus, Republicans get ready to hold their convention in Milwaukee. We look at what to expect.

    And, the facial hair of politicians — and NPR personalities.

    This episode: national political correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    12 July 2024, 8:02 pm
  • 14 minutes 58 seconds
    Trump Wants To Make The Presidency More Powerful. Here's How.
    Often frustrated by Washington bureaucracy and red tape in his first term, former President Trump aims to make the presidency more powerful if he wins in November. Here's how he plans to do it.

    This episode: national political correspondents Sarah McCammon and Susan Davis, and senior national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    11 July 2024, 8:44 pm
  • 14 minutes 1 second
    Is Project 2025 Trump's Plan For A 2nd Term? It's Complicated
    What is Donald Trump's plan for a second term? He's got ideas of his own, the Republican party has released a platform document — but the most comprehensive set of policy ideas have been put together in a document called Project 2025. Here's what it says.

    This episode: national political correspondent Sarah McCammon, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    10 July 2024, 7:55 pm
  • 13 minutes 34 seconds
    Biden, Defiant, Is Not Going Anywhere But The Campaign Trail
    Over the weekend, a number of high-level congressional Democrats called for the president to step back from the ticket. He sent a letter on Monday that said, in short, fat chance. And, for now, it appears that Biden has largely stopped the bleeding.

    This episode: national political correspondent Sarah McCammon, senior White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and congressional reporter Barbara Sprunt.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    9 July 2024, 8:27 pm
  • 16 minutes 37 seconds
    More Election Stakes: AI Weapons And North Korean Cybercrime
    Amid a frenetic campaign newscycle, we take a look at some of the very real challenges that the next president will have to tackle during their four-year term including AI-guided weaponry and a complex web of North Korean cybercrime.

    This episode: national political correspondent Sarah McCammon, cybersecurity correspondent Jenna McClaughlin, and national security correspondent Greg Myre.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    8 July 2024, 7:34 pm
  • 20 minutes 33 seconds
    Roundup: Dems Ask, Is Biden's Time Up? DOJ Post-SCOTUS Fears
    With Congress returning to Washington next week and more lawmakers raising the possibility that President Biden should step down from the ticket, the president's ABC interview and weekend events will be closely watched by Democrats looking for a clear path forward.

    And after the Supreme Court ruled that presidents cannot be prosecuted for the work that makes up the core responsibilities of the office, some Department of Justice staff are worried that presidents could order them to do unethical or illegal things.

    This episode: senior White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    5 July 2024, 7:18 pm
  • 9 minutes 57 seconds
    Trading Stock, Congressional Style
    Our friends at the Indicator from Planet Money caught up with congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh to talk about her reporting on how members of Congress and their families trade stock. Then, in classic style, the Indicator team tried their hands at doing so themselves.

    We will be back in your feeds Friday with the weekly roundup.

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    4 July 2024, 7:00 am
  • 14 minutes 12 seconds
    Biden Struggles With Dems; Trump Fundraising Hits Highs
    As President Joe Biden continued to face fallout from his poor performance at the CNN Presidential Debate — including calls from fellow Democrats to drop out of the race — former President Donald Trump raised a lot of money, had his New York criminal sentencing delayed & won an immunity case at the U.S. Supreme Court.

    This episode: senior White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior political editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and senior national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

    The podcast is produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our intern is Bria Suggs. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

    Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

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    3 July 2024, 8:33 pm
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