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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: 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|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Brent Woodcox||It was a neck-straining Tuesday in the world of politics. Among the headlines were convictions for two of the president's closest confidants, a panel of judges ruling to block two North Carolina ballot questions, and more fervent debate over confederate||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Constitutional Amendments, A Congressional Race, And Former Governors Unite||Lawsuits challenging proposed changes to the state constitution, forecasts that show one North Carolina Congressional race in a dead heat, and former governors convening to assail state lawmakers. Even with the General Assembly and U.S. Congress out of||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation with WRAL's Laura Leslie||This year's session at the General Assembly felt, at times, like a blur. WRAL Capitol Bureau Chief Laura Leslie joins the podcast to discuss the pace of the Legislature, some of the most significant measures, and how policy may influence the already||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Wrapping Up The Short Legislative Session||The Republican-controlled General Assembly wrapped up its short session Friday, passing an adjusted budget in time for the start of the fiscal year, above the objections of Democrats and Governor Roy Cooper’s veto.||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Jonathan Kappler||Lawmakers are expected to send forth multiple proposed constitutional amendments in the coming days. Jonathan Kappler, Executive Director of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation, joins the podcast to discuss the electoral effects of those possible changes.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation with Lauren Horsch||It's been a frenetic week at the North Carolina General Assembly. Legislators have had multiple late nights of deliberations as they work to end the short session by the end of the month. Among a cluttered list of issues are rape kits, individual proper||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: Budgets, Ballots And Baseball||Budgets, ballots and baseball are among the topics on this week's politics podcast. WUNC Political Reporter Rusty Jacobs and Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii discuss the Governor's veto of lawmakers state spending plan, motivations behind a proposed||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Week Of Budget Debates In NC||Lawmakers engaged in some heated debate during budget week at the North Carolina General Assembly. The conversation over education funding, local earmarks, and missed opportunities carries over into this week's review of politics.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: 'Living Wage' For State Employees||Republican lawmakers are rolling out a "living wage" provision as part of the state budget. It would apply to full-time permanent state employees, and is sure to be a stumping point on the campaign trail later this fall.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis week in NC Politics: Teachers And Apple||On this week's episode of the WUNCPolitics podcast, host Rusty Jacobs has an extended conversation about the aftermath of the Teacher Rally, possible incentives for Apple, and the coming budget discussions in the General Assembly.||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Jason deBruyn||Primaries are less than a week away and even though Democrats hope this year’s mid-term elections will be swept up in a blue wave, flipping GOP congressional districts in North Carolina will still be a tall order. WUNC’s Data Reporter Jason DeBruyn||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Rob Schofield And Becki Gray||Democrats suing Republican legislative leaders over a law canceling judicial primaries this year subpoenaed records from the North Carolina GOP, which, this week, turned up memos outlining the state Republican Party's strategy targeting political||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With David McLennan||On this week's episode of the WUNCPolitics Podcast, Politics Reporter Rusty Jacobs sits down with Meredith College Political Science Professor David McLennan , who also directs Meredith Poll. The two talk about the races for U.S. Congress in North||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWUNCPolitics Podcast: A Conversation With Patrick Woodie||Patrick Woodie is President and CEO of the NC Rural Center, and is nearly complete with an 80-county road trip across the state. He sits down for this week's episode of the WUNCPolitics Podcast to discuss broadband, healthcare, and improving the quality||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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