A News and Politics podcast featuring León Krauze and Jamelle Bouie
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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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In this Plus preview, Leon Krauze talks to Vox’s German Lopez about the severe state of the opioid crisis, drug smuggling, a response ot the State of the Union, and how to effectively stop the flow of drugs into the U.S.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Enjoy our live show, recorded Feb. 7 at the Ace Hotel Theater in downtown Los Angeles and featuring a conversation with Virginia Heffernan, Leon Krauze, and Jamelle Bouie.  Special guests: Comedians Andy Kindler and Jake Johannsen, and our very own Trump impersonator John Di Domenico. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Virginia Heffernan talks to Anthony Cormier from BuzzFeed News about the chain of bombshell news stories his team has published this month and the Mueller team’s response to his reporting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Mar 14th, 2016
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Feb 9th, 2019
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