13 episodes

Exploring the history and culture of American politics

The Hill's History-Cast The Hill

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    • 4.5, 20 Ratings

Exploring the history and culture of American politics

    Introducing Hillcast

    Introducing Hillcast

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    • 2 min
    Ep. 12: The August Recess

    Ep. 12: The August Recess

    Wouldn’t it be nice to take a month off work? Congress is required to do so by law. The House and Senate are about to bolt D.C. for their annual August recess, but don’t expect a lot of members to head to the beach.

    • 10 min
    Ep. 11: Our Favorite Vices

    Ep. 11: Our Favorite Vices

    The vice presidency was a constitutional afterthought. Now it's a hugely powerful office, for the right incumbent. We take a look at the office Mike Pence has inherited, and what he plans to do with it.

    • 21 min
    Ep. 10: Women Come to Washington

    Ep. 10: Women Come to Washington

    A century ago, Jeannette Rankin made history by becoming the first woman to serve in Congress. She was an instant star, though she was more likely to show up in the society pages than in the news section.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 08: Chivalry in the Capitol

    Ep. 08: Chivalry in the Capitol

    Duels, bullwhips, Southern honor and the legacy of Pocahontas all collide in this week’s episode, in which we look back at the murder of a congressman inside the Capitol building.

    • 10 min
    Ep. 07: Putting the 'Special' in Special Elections

    Ep. 07: Putting the 'Special' in Special Elections

    Why every political reporter in America is obsessed with Butte, Montana, and Atlanta, Georgia — and what these special elections tell us about next year’s midterms.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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claw your eyes out - frustration provoking False stories and half truths.

don't bother - its not even interesting lies, just lazy rants- without independent investigation

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Well done!

Very interesting behind the scenes look!

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Great concept

This is a great idea for a podcast and I can't wait to see where it goes! It's very cool to hear from real people involved in politics.

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