It's All Politics

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NPR political analysts Ken Rudin and Ron Elving delve into the week's political news and analysis.

New York legalizes same-sex marriage, Michele Bachmann officially joins the Republican presidential fray, federal budget talks continue to founder, and Rod Blagojevich is convicted on 17 of 20 corruption counts, join NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin and special guest star National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson.
The President announces a force reduction in Afghanistan, Congress questions Libya involvement, Jon Huntsman declares, and redistricting drama!  Join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Republican candidates debate in New Hampshire, Rick Perry prognostication, Obama and Boehner hit the links, and Weiner finally resigns, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro.
Anthony Weiner confesses his digital indescretions, John Edwards indicted, the President's numbers flag with disappointing economic reports, and some actual GOP contenders will debate on Monday, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Anthony Weiner's twitter scandal, the House votes down a higher debt limit, Romney announces, and Palin goes on tour, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
A Democratic win in NY-26, the Ryan budget doesn't pass the Senate, Mich Daniels won't run in 2012, and Sarah Palin moves to Arizona, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum gaffe it up, Romney's star shines by comparison, Herb Kohl retires, a surprising result in CA-36, and powerful men behaving badly in a JUMBO-sized podcast, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
The debt ceiling rhetoric war rages on, President Obama talks immigration in Texas, and Newt Gingrich tweets his Presidential intentions, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and special guest NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley.
Bin Laden killed by Navy Seals, Republicans set to debate in South Carolina, Mike Pence makes the least surprising announcement of the season, and Ensign bids adieu to the Senate, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
The President releases his birth certificate, Ron Paul may run, Haley Barbour won't, and John Ensign resigns, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Gary Johnson is the first official 2012 Presidential contender; Trump continues to gain steam; Jan Brewer vetoes Birther Bill; and we remember William Donald Schaefer, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
A last-minute compromise averts a government shutdown, dueling budget plans for FY '12, the changing role of the Tea Party, and Trump sets a date for his big announcement, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving, Political Editor Ken Rudin, and special guest star Andrea Seabrook!
A government shutdown looms (or does it?), Paul Ryan proposes a bold 2012 budget, the Wisconsin judicial election heads for a recount, and President Obama's muted re-election announcement, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Presidential speeches on Libya and energy policy, Tea Party Protesters come to Washington as another budget deadline looms, and we remember Geraldine Ferraro, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and National Political Correspondent Don Gonyea.
Congress feels left out of the Libya no-fly decision, an exploratory committee for Tim Pawlenty, Health Care turns 1, and Claire McCaskill flies too close to the sun, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Congress kicks the budget can down the road, Miami-Dade County recalls its Mayor, and Sharron Angle returns! Join NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin and Special Guest Podcaster Mara Liasson.
NPR in the news, GOP hopefuls talk faith in Iowa, Ensign to retire, and we remember David Broder, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Newt Gingrich and Buddy Roemer explore running for President, Sen. Akaka announces his retirement, and Chris Dodd will head the MPAA, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Public employees rally in the Midwest, the federal budget deadline approaches, Thune won't run in '12, and victory for Rahm, join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.
Obama and lawmakers wrestle with the budget, GOP hopefuls attend CPAC, Kyl to retire, and will Rahm avoid a runoff? Join NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Ken Rudin.