Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a town ravaged by the opioid epidemic, Embedded takes you where the news is happening.
January 6: Inside The Capitol Siege
You may have seen fragments of footage from the siege on the Capitol. Now, hear from those who lived it.
Essential Mitch: The Judges
Mitch McConnell has consistently rejected the rules and norms that once guided Supreme Court nominations. He says he's taken his cue from the Democrats.
Essential Mitch: The Interview
Embedded heads to the U.S. Senate for an in-depth conversation with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Essential Mitch: The Trump Question
This week, Embedded takes a look at how Mitch McConnell managed four years of the Trump Presidency with shrewdness and surprising success.
Essential Mitch: The Money, Part 2
A lot of us don't pay much attention to money in politics. But Mitch McConnell does. And unlike most politicians, he speaks bluntly in favor of more political spending, not less. That stance led to a long battle with one Senator, who fought McConnell harder than just about anyone else.
Essential Mitch: The Money, Part 1
Mitch McConnell has no problem with money in politics. In fact, his view is the more the better. This week, Embedded digs into Mitch McConnell's long and singularly focused effort to keep the money pipeline open and flowing into American politics.