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The Best Political Podcasts for Liberals (2019)

When conservative voices dominate the radio waves, it's more important than ever to get your news from diverse sources. We've found the best podcasts available right now from news sources that value research, expert opinions, and progressive values, and made them really easy to listen to. Listen to "Progressive Talk Radio" in the Scout FM apps, or ask your Alexa to "open Progressive Talk Radio."

1. NPR Politics Podcast

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.

Apr 19, 2019
Democrats And Republicans Pivot After The Mueller Report
A day after the release of the redacted Mueller report Democrats and Republicans are treating the findings as a "choose your own adventure."
2. FiveThirtyEight Politics

Apr 18, 2019
Emergency Podcast: The Mueller Report
The podcast team reacts to the release of the redacted Mueller report.
3. Stay Tuned with Preet

Apr 19, 2019
The Mueller Report
Analyzing the newly released Mueller report.
4. The Daily

This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

Apr 19, 2019
The Mueller Report Is Released
Two years and 448 pages later, a redacted version of the Mueller report has been made public.
5. Up First

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.

6. Pod Save America

Apr 18, 2019
“This is the end of my presidency."
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report is finally public, and it’s not great.
7. Vox's The Weeds

Apr 18, 2019
Maybe collusion, probably obstruction
The special counsel's main findings on collusion with Russian election interference and obstruction of justice.
9. Democracy Now!

Apr 19, 2019
The Mueller Report
A look at all the information in the Mueller Report on Trump-Russia ties, obstruction, and more.
10. The Josh Marshall Podcast

Apr 9, 2019
The All-American Conspiracy Theory
Where do all of these insane conspiracies come from?
11. All In with Chris Hayes

Apr 19, 2019
The redacted Mueller Report is finally released
Senators Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar on this lawless mobster president.
12. NBC Meet the Press

Apr 14, 2019
Kellyanne Conway on Immigration
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway discusses the White House's immigration policies.
13. 1A

Apr 19, 2019
The Friday News Roundup for April 19, 2019
Parts of the Mueller report are finally made public. And new rules for asylum seekers could keep thousands in jail.
14. The Ezra Klein Show

Jan 17, 2019
Sean Decatur doesn’t see a free speech crisis on campus
Sean Decatur is the president of Kenyon College, the first African-American to hold the job. He doesn't see a 'free speech crisis' on campus
15. Mueller Time

Special Counsel Mueller's counterintelligence investigation. Progressive politics.

16. Abe Lincoln's Top Hat

Politics! We know you love them just as much as we do. Join political commentator Ben Kissel and radio man Marcus Parks each week as they discuss what's going on in politics and the world of social issues.

18. Inside the Hive with Nick Bilton

Apr 19, 2019
The Mueller Bombshell Hiding in Plain Sight
It appears Attorney General William Barr wasn’t being truthful about the Mueller report.
19. Political Gabfest

Apr 18, 2019
This is Terrible. This is the End of My Presidency.
The release of the Mueller Report, Trump’s refusal to respond to Congressional subpoenas, and the resurgence of measles.
20. Can He Do That?

Apr 18, 2019
The Mueller report, unpacked
After nearly two years, America finally gets its first look at Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.
22. More Perfect

Radiolab’s More Perfect is a series about the Supreme Court. More Perfect explores how cases inside the rarefied world of the Supreme Court affect our lives far away from the bench.

Dec 4, 2018
The Most Perfect Album: Episode 9
At this moment, we have 27 Amendments to our Constitution. What will be the 28th?
25. Pod Save the People

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

Apr 16, 2019
Look for Unlikely Allies
Georgetown's reparations fund, the new Black Maternal Health Caucus, life sentences without parole, and “proactive policing.”
27. SE Cupp's Weekend Warriors

Each week, SE and a rotating cast of experts discuss and debate the most pressing foreign policy issues facing the US: from the crisis in Syria to North Korea's nuclear weapons and Russian election meddling.

28. SE Cupp Unfiltered

S.E. Cupp brings her distinct outlook and a searing honesty on contemporary issues, with a focus on the white-hot intersection of politics, the media and policy.

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