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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

    Who Are The Women Under Consideration To Replace RBG?

    Who Are The Women Under Consideration To Replace RBG?

    "Most of them [the potential nominees] are young, and they've gone through the [nomination] process very recently," Trump said. He noted that one person he is considering for the vacancy is 38 years old and could be on the court for 50 years.

    Stay Up To Date: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Blog

    This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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    • 14 min
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Progressive Icon, Dead At 87

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Progressive Icon, Dead At 87

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.

    OUR COVERAGE:
    - Obituary, by Nina Totenberg
    - Live Blog and Latest News
    - Trump's Supreme Court Short-list
    - What Happened With Merrick Garland And Why It Matters Now (from 2018)

    This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, legal correspondent Nina Totenburg, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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    • 18 min
    Weekly Roundup: September 18th

    Weekly Roundup: September 18th

    A steady presidential race remains steady: Joe Biden's lead is in the high single-digits nationally. But Trump's messaging tying Joe Biden to socialism is finding purchase with Latino voters in Florida, a state that is essential to the president's re-election effort.

    This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, campaign reporter Juana Summers, White House reporter Franco Ordoñez, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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    • 25 min
    Bad News/Good News: Vaccine Access Months Away, But Masks Really Help

    Bad News/Good News: Vaccine Access Months Away, But Masks Really Help

    The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Congress that a widely-available vaccine probably won't be available until well into 2021. But he did say that masks are perhaps even more useful in preventing the spread. That will prove especially true if people are reluctant to take the vaccine.

    This episode: White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and science correspondent Joe Palca.

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    • 14 min
    Analysis: Biden Leads, But He's Still Short Of 270 Electoral Votes

    Analysis: Biden Leads, But He's Still Short Of 270 Electoral Votes

    Joe Biden maintains a lead in key states Trump won in 2016, but the race remains tight in Florida. Arizona and Georgia are toss-ups, and Texas is pink. And, the race is remarkably stable. Our reporting from across the country finds that a vanishingly small share of voters are persuadable. That makes the election primarily a turnout contest.

    This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, congressional editor Deirdre Walsh, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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    They Voted For Obama, Then Trump—Now What?

    They Voted For Obama, Then Trump—Now What?

    Understanding the motivation of voters in Michigan and Pennsylvania is key to understand the 2016 coalition that allowed President Trump to notch a decisive electoral college victory. Is Joe Biden doing enough to draw that support back to the Democratic column?

    This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, national political correspondent Don Gonyea, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and political reporter Abigail Censkey of WKAR in Michigan.

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