Episode #35: Obamacare in court, Ga. GOP picks Perdue

Not all the fights heard on the Political Junkie are at the ballot box.  Some are in court — as we saw this week, in the latest attempt by opponents of the Affordable Care Act to gut the measure in the D.C. Circuit Court.  Julie Rovner, a senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, talks about …

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Episode #23: Wild politics in LA & ME, LBJ’s comeback

With the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act — and with the revived reputation of President Lyndon Johnson — comparisons between LBJ and Barack Obama are being made.  Johnson, who left office in 1969 with the cloud of Vietnam hanging over him, is remembered as a master tactician who, with huge Democratic majorities in Congress, pushed a …

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Episode #21: Next steps for ACA & scandalous Dems

The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act has passed, and now comes the fun part: the political recrimination and finger-pointing.  Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal joins Political Junkie host Ken Rudin to talk about how Obamacare will be with us to stay for the 2014 campaign season. And with a lot of scandal in the news this …

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