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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered.
||CleanDoes Beto O’Rourke have something to say?||Jenna Johnson talks to Beto O’Rourke after his bid for U.S. Senate. Matt Zapotosky on the confirmation hearing for an attorney general nominee. Plus, Drew Harwell on how his YouTube search for “RBG” yielded unexpected results.||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump’s secrecy around Putin talks are ‘part of a much broader pattern’||Greg Miller on the president keeping notes from meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin to himself. Darryl Fears on an executive order that may thin millions of acres of forests. Plus, the hit musical “Hamilton” makes its way to Puerto Rico.||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy R. Kelly’s accusers were rarely heard — until now||Geoff Edgers dives into the history of sexual misconduct claims against R. Kelly. Tim Carman questions the value of his food column, the $20 Diner. And an unlikely advocate emerges for personal tech.||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBorder 101||As President Trump continues to press his case for a wall, Maria Sacchetti dispels misinformation about the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, Nicolás Maduro begins his second term as president of Venezuela.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeanwhile, in the Mueller investigation||While the shutdown drama continues, it’s been a big week in the special counsel investigation. Plus, the administration quietly considers a rollback of civil rights protections. Plus, a former Marine’s new mission: find his old hat.||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo exit: Trump’s shutdown strategy||Reporter Robert Costa on what is happening the behind the scenes as the budget stalemate shows no sign of abating. Plus, Christopher Mooney on how a spike in carbon emissions couldn’t have come at a worse time.||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo build border wall, Trump considers national emergency powers||President Trump is threatening to call a national emergency to build a border wall. Post reporter David Nakamura explains whether that’s possible, or even legal. Plus, tech reporter Geoffrey Fowler takes us on a ride with a self-driving car.||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe confounding case of alleged spy Paul Whelan||Shane Harris tells the story about a former Marine being detained in Russia on suspicion of spying. Annie Linskey on how the “likability” question will affect female 2020 candidates. Plus, voices from the government shutdown.||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Congress, same old shutdown||Seung Min Kim explains how Congress might tackle the shutdown. Colby Itkowitz on whether the new Congress is as diverse as it seems. Plus, Ian Shapira on history, heritage and hatred.||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDysfunction junction: Why we have a ‘do nothing’ Congress||Paul Kane on why Congress can’t function. Drew Harwell explains the disturbing use of artificial intelligence to put real-life women’s faces in fake-porn videos. Plus, Sarah Kaplan on NASA making its most distant visit to an object in our solar syst||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean102 Americans on what unites us||Book critic Carlos Lozada declares his pick for the most memorable book of the last year. And Americans share what they believe unites our often-divided country.||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoodbye, 2018. Hello, 2020.||Annie Linskey tells us about Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren throwing her hat in the presidential ring. The Washington Post’s Style section selects what’s in and what’s out for 2019. Plus, the origin story of a pop classic.||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfter Mollie Tibbetts’s politicized death, an unlikely kindness||The death of Mollie Tibbetts became an immigration talking point, but reporter Terrence McCoy tells the unlikely story of immense kindness in the aftermath of a tragedy. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on how to leave Facebook.||12/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll aboard the market roller coaster||Heather Long breaks down the tumultuous markets. Julie Zauzmer shares her story on Jews being paid to move to Alabama. Plus, Tom Cruise and video interpolation.||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe story behind a global e-scooter recall||Peter Holley investigates the dangers of e-scooters. Philip Rucker debriefs on the president’s surprise trip to Iraq over this tumultuous holiday. Plus, Chuck Culpepper revisits a Kentucky town haunted by a high school football loss from 25 years ago.||12/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA home for the holidays||This year, 10-year-old Kamiya Johnson will be home for the holidays. Post reporter Jessica Contrera says that Kamiya’s family was able to leave a D.C. shelter and find housing. Also, the history of gingerbread from Mary Beth Albright.||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Ben Carson is rolling back fair-housing enforcement||Tracy Jan reports on how Ben Carson’s HUD cut back on investigating housing discrimination. Lori Aratani explains why airplane bathrooms keep getting smaller. Plus, Geoffrey Fowler on the ever-rising costs of Apple products.||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘The sound and the fury’: Another week in the White House||As a shutdown nears, White House reporter Josh Dawsey recounts President Trump’s chaotic week. Senior editor Marc Fisher on the evolution of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Plus, how a bat cave could help stop a deadly disease.||12/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S. troops to leave Syria. Now what?||What it means for the U.S. to pull forces out of Syria. The fashion industry’s mixed messages to plus-size women. Plus, when Congress weighed a journey to the center of Earth.||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow a ‘law and order’ party embraced prison reform||The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill overhauling the federal prison system. What it takes to mend relationships between the police and communities. Plus, taking over holiday traditions.||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy President Trump is shutting down his charity||President Trump’s charity will shut down amid allegations that he used it for personal and political gain. In the second part of our Murder With Impunity series, the police perspective. And a retired school counselor has two and a half minutes of fame||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMurder With Impunity: Surrounded by homicide||A New Orleans mother who lost three children in homicides now fears for her last. Plus, a new report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee details how the Russians sought to influence the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump.||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen a 7-year-old dies on Border Patrol’s watch||A 7-year-old girl died after being taken into Border Patrol custody, reportedly from dehydration and exhaustion. Also, the U.S. responds to climate change at the U.N. summit. Plus, a homeless character on “Sesame Street” debuts.||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrexit: ‘The word you’re looking for is shambolic’||Now that Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote by her party, can she pull off Brexit? Also, what the new “Spider-Man” film means to an Afro-Latino critic. Plus, Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Cohen, sentenced Wednesday, says he's free from Trump||Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in federal prison. Google’s CEO visits the Post to discuss the tech giant’s future. Plus, why it’s maybe OK that First Lady Melania Trump doesn’t actually want to be the first lady.||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive from the Oval Office, it’s Tuesday afternoon!||President Trump faces off with Democratic lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in a nationally televised shouting match. How a flute player’s lawsuit illuminates the gender pay gap in America. Plus, 95 percent of the oldest Arctic ice has melted.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho wants to be White House chief of staff?||Just as special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation heats up, President Trump struggles to find a new chief of staff. Also, right-wing violence is up and left-wing attacks are down. Plus, this may be why your smart speaker can’t understand||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat one man’s death says about the asylum court system||Apple’s new heart-healthy tech might be better for the anxious and not the ailing. Also, a dead man’s children seek asylum in the same court that denied him.||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeal or no deal?: Theresa May’s Brexit standoff||A vote on Britain’s separation from the European Union, how veterans’ stay at Trump’s D.C. hotel (courtesy of Saudi Arabia) may have violated the Constitution, and a photojournalist reconnects with a subject gone viral.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe midterm election that's still not over||An investigation into possible election fraud in North Carolina, the dismantling of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and one former president says goodbye to another — his dad.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocrats set the stage (literally) for 2020||The Democratic National Committee struggles to find a big-enough stage for likely presidential candidates. Plus, the second and final installment of our series “An Affair. The Mob. A Murder.”||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrime Suspect, Part 1: An Affair. The Mob. A Murder.||One September morning a Post reporter gets a call with new information about a murder she covered 30 years ago. Plus, how climate change became a partisan issue in the United States.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing ‘Post Reports’||Here it is: the new daily podcast from the newsroom of The Washington Post. “Post Reports,” hosted by Martine Powers, will bring you all the reporting and insight you expect from The Post, but for your ears. Launching Dec. 3. Sign up now. Sound. Inf||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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