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The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

1,088 podcast episodes


The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.

Episodes1 - 10 of 1088 episodes


The Docket: The Rise And Fall Of The Voting Rights Act Of 1965

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was born from the civil rights movement of the '50s and '...

16 minutes
Jul 29, 2021

Sixty-Six Percent Of Alabamians Still Need The Shot. Can Tommy Tuberville Help?

The White House says it is "following the science" on masks after the CDC issued new gu...

14 minutes
Jul 28, 2021

Four Police Officers Detailed The Ugly Violence And Racism Of The Capitol Riot

The officers — Pfc. Harry Dunn and Sgt. Aquilino Gonell of the U.S. Capitol Police, and...

17 minutes
Jul 27, 2021

Some 6300 New Migrants Arrived At The Southern Border Every Day Of June

Customs and Border Protection reported encounters with 188,829 migrants and asylum-seek...

12 minutes
Jul 26, 2021

Weekly Roundup: July 23rd

A hearing next week featuring testimony by Capitol Police officers will be held without...

26 minutes
Jul 23, 2021

The First $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal Vote Failed. It Doesn't Really Matter.

A group of 21 senators from both parties but out a statement that they're close to a de...

13 minutes
Jul 22, 2021

A Heartbreaking Rise In COVID Cases Has People Worried Restrictions Will Return

Coronavirus cases are on the rise in parts of the United States and there have been new...

13 minutes
Jul 21, 2021

These Two Sites Explain How Facebook Outrage Reshaped Media

Ben Shapiro's conservative commentary and news aggregation site The Daily Wire is a dom...

14 minutes
Jul 20, 2021

What Does Federal Court Ruling Mean For DACA Program?

President Joe Biden's primary policy initiatives, his trillion-dollar infrastructure an...

14 minutes
Jul 19, 2021

Black Rebellion: Mass Violence And The Civil Rghts Movement

Elizabeth Hinton's book America On Fire explores how aggressive policing sparked thousa...

14 minutes
Jul 17, 2021