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The WUNCPolitics Podcast is a free-flowing discussion of what we're hearing in the back hallways of the General Assembly and on the campaign trail across North Carolina.
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Special Live Conversation With Rep. David Price||Congressman David Price returns to the podcast to discuss some of what is playing out in the political landscape. He discussed a range of topics in front of a studio audience in Chapel Hill, on Thursday. Price weighed in on election fraud, his late frie||2/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Chuck McGrady||Chuck McGrady sits down for a conversation about some of the notable legislation he is pursuing this year at the North Carolina General Assembly. The Republican state representative from Henderson County has introduced a bill to establish independent||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With NPR's Don Gonyea||NPR Political Correspondent Don Gonyea is already on the 2020 campaign trail. This week he was in Iowa to watch the State of The Union and hear reaction from prospective voters. He joins the WUNCPolitics Podcast this week to discuss the Midwest, a new||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: The Opioid Epidemic In NC – And Across Europe||The effects of the opioid epidemic extend from small North Carolina communities, to countries around the world. Taylor Knopf of North Carolina Health News recently traveled to Europe for a reporting trip to better understand how other places have tried||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Checking In On Politics Elsewhere||With the North Carolina legislature convening at the end of the month, this episode of the WUNCPolitics Podcast checks in on some of what is happening elsewhere.||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics: A New NC Legislature Is Sworn In||A new legislature was sworn in this week and there are plenty of new elected officials. A total of 38 legislators are new to their posts and two of them join this week's podcast. Jim Burgin (H-Harnett) and Julie Von Haefen (D-Wake) join WUNC Capitol||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Rob Christensen||Rob Christensen has reported on, written about, and observed North Carolina politics for 45 years. The longtime journalist is retiring from the News & Observer this month. He joins this edition of the WUNCPolitics Podcast to reflect on country stores,||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Jason deBruyn||WUNC Data Reporter Jason de Bruyn joins this edition of the WUNCPolitics podcast. Among the topics discussed are an on-going investigation into alleged election fraud in the 9th Congressional District, as well as major job expansion announcement that le||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Alleged Election Fraud In NC's 9th Congressional District||North Carolina is again drawing the attention of the country for a rare political story. Alleged election fraud in Bladen and Robeson Counties has led to an investigation by state officials, and members of Congress stating a new election may be possible||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation with Lauren Horsch||There was plenty of North Carolina political news in Raleigh, and points beyond this week. Lauren Horsch of the NC Insider discusses legislative efforts to pass voter ID legislation, the divide over economic incentives, as well as the surprising stall o||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Election Recap With Jonathan Kappler||The 2018 midterm election is complete, and Jonathan Kappler provides a debrief on this episode of the podcast.||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: An In-Depth Look At NC's "Right Turn"||This week's WUNCPolitics Podcast takes a deep dive into a topic that's a decade in the making. “Right Turn” is a documentary-style podcast using archival interviews and conversations with key players to tell the story of the rise of the Republican P||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Bob Orr||Former North Carolina Supreme Court Associate Justice Bob Orr is the guest on this week's episode of the WUNCPolitics Podcast. Orr talks about judicial races on the midterm ballot, his continued frustrations with President Donald Trump, the chances he'l||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Pat McCrory||With the mid-term election less than three weeks away, former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is the guest on this week's WUNC Politics podcast. The 74th Executive of North Carolina covers an array of topics - including the lack of civility in our||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Florence Recovery And A UN Climate Change Report||As Florence recovery marches on across portions of North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper calls on the Legislature to appropriate a $750 million down payment. His request came the same week as a new report out from the United Nations on the short-term||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Colin Campbell||State lawmakers were civil and efficient during a one-day special session, when they approved the first steps of relief for victims of Florence. Meanwhile, a major political donor is under federal investigation, community leaders are discussing long-ter||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Chris Cooper||Testimony about sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, new campaign ads in competitive Congressional races, and the most Gerrymandered maps in the country. Chris Cooper, Professor and head of the Department of Political science and Public Affairs at Western||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Jim Morrill||North Carolinians are likely to feel the impacts of Hurricane Florence for years to come. On this episode of the WUNCPolitics Podcast, WUNC Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii talks with Charlotte Observer Reporter Jim Morrill about the influence the stor||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Taylor Knopf||Colleges campuses are again bustling and that means more young adults seeking mental health services. Taylor Knopf , a reporter with NC Health News, joins WUNC Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii to discuss the increasing demand on campus , as well as||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Rebecca Tippett||Since 1990, North Carolina's population has grown by more than 3.5 million residents. Rebecca Tippett , founding director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, discusses where the bulk of that growth can be found,||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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