January 26, 2011 On today's Talk of the Nation, Ken Rudin and the guests assess the State of the Union, the story of a woman jailed for sneaking her kids into a school outside their district, reunions with long-lost siblings, and Kathy Bates.
November 3, 2010 Former President George W. Bush says that Kanye West's insinuation that he is a racist, made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, still stings today -- and that the episode was the "all-time low" point of his presidency.
November 3, 2010 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie weighs in on the results of last night's midterm election. In our second hour, what happens now, and looking ahead to 2012.
October 26, 2010 In today's first hour of Talk of the Nation: "elite," "extreme" and other political code words, and Sec. of Transportation Ray LaHood. In our second hour, aging in prison, and a mini political junkie.
A home going up in Springfield, Ill., earlier this month.
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September 21, 2010 While housing starts rose, the gain was mostly from construction of apartments and condos, not the much larger single-family home market.
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September 14, 2010 Just a few words about what we plan on doing here at NPR's It's All Politics blog. Our goal is to cover and analyze political news from around the nation and the policies that affect politics.
August 25, 2010 Today's Talk lineup includes political junkie Ken Rudin with primary results, Bones creator Kathy Reichs on forensic anthropology on TV and in real life, and Ultrinsic.com's Jeremy Gelbart on students betting on grades online.
October 24, 2008 If the day is stressful, then go with the flow, until you find a laugh around the bend. We did it today.
October 21, 2008 Two Views of the Presidential Election
October 10, 2008 Racial tones become louder in presidential race.
October 8, 2008 Analyze this: The 2nd Presidential Debate.
January 4, 2008 Were you surprised, or swayed, by yesterday's results in Iowa?
December 13, 2007 I'd like to hear how YOU think leaders should grapple with the question of accountability with the intelligence agencies...
September 5, 2007 If ever a day begged for a political junkie segment, this is it. We planned to talk a little bit about Senator Larry Craig's resignation, and then
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