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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Trump braces for challenges to emergency declaration

2/15/2019
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Damian Paletta on the details of President Trump's emergency declaration. Anthony Faiola on the continuing political battle in Venezuela. Plus, Geoffrey A. Fowler on Marie Kondo-ing your digital life.

Duration:00:24:21

Why President Trump is declaring a national emergency

2/14/2019
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Josh Dawsey on Trump’s plans to avoid another shutdown but still declare a national emergency. Rosalind S. Helderman on how Paul Manafort lied to investigators. And what “I love you” means literally.

Duration:00:21:48

A smaller refund this year? That doesn’t mean your taxes went up.

2/13/2019
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Heather Long explains why your tax refund may be smaller this year. Lenny Bernstein on organ transplant oversight in the United States. And Sarah Kaplan with a sweet farewell to the Mars rover Opportunity.

Duration:00:31:07

There’s a deal to avert a government shutdown — but is Trump on board?

2/12/2019
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Josh Dawsey on whether we’re heading for another shutdown. Juliet Eilperin on how late-term abortions have become political. And a Post reader on what John Dingell’s death meant to him.

Duration:00:23:15

Loyal bulldog, furious fixer: The two Michael Cohens

2/11/2019
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Paul Schwartzman on the path that led Michael Cohen to Donald Trump. Lena Sun on the preventable measles outbreak in Washington state. And Anna Fifield on China’s “leftover women.”

Duration:00:27:46

Jeff Bezos takes on the National Enquirer

2/8/2019
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Marc Fisher on the evolution of Jeff Bezos’s tabloid scandal — and its potential political implications. Plus, Geoff Edgers on how Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. changed pop culture. And, Ellen McCarthy on the job that shaped Nancy Pelosi’s speakership.

Duration:00:26:19

Charges of racism and sexual assault upend Va. politics

2/7/2019
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Fenit Nirappil on the mounting scandals engulfing Virginia’s state government. Michael E. Miller on the diminishing threat of MS-13 to the nation. Plus, Kolin Pope on how to create an emoji.

Duration:00:25:23

Elizabeth Warren apologizes for Native American heritage claims

2/6/2019
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to The Post’s Annie Linskey after her apology for claims of Native American heritage. Plus, Karen DeYoung on the Trump administration’s approach to peace in Afghanistan. And just how many pets do Americans have?

Duration:00:25:01

The selective investigation of North Carolina’s alleged voter fraud

2/5/2019
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Amy Gardner reports on how prosecutors deal with voter fraud in North Carolina. Vanessa Williams looks at the Democrat responding to Trump’s State of the Union address. Plus: Luisa Beck on a vanished communist era -- revived in nursing homes.

Duration:00:26:41

How Trump’s lifetime appointments are reshaping federal courts

2/4/2019
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President Trump installs a record number of appeals court judges, Ann Marimow reports. Shane Harris dissects the White House feud with its own intelligence agencies. Plus: Roxanne Roberts on how the “designated survivor” came to be.

Duration:00:21:04

For black boys who don’t want to play in the NFL

2/1/2019
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Today, Matt Viser on what separates Cory Booker from the 2020 pack. Former New England Patriot Martellus Bennett on looking beyond sports for black boys. And Peter Holley on the trouble with an e-scooter getaway.

Duration:00:21:34

How an assault victim sought justice when the system failed her

1/31/2019
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How one assault victim fought back against a successful D.C. chef. The tumultuous relationship between President Trump and Michael Bloomberg. And, what it feels like in the polar vortex.

Duration:00:28:07

What does Huawei have to do with the U.S.-China trade war?

1/30/2019
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Anna Fifield and Devlin Barrett break down how charges against the Chinese tech firm Huawei influence U.S. and Chinese relations. Plus, Aaron C. Davis on how some people who worked during the shutdown won’t be seeing a paycheck.

Duration:00:19:39

Why the polar vortex is really a symptom of global warming

1/29/2019
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Why record-breaking low temperatures aren’t evidence against global warming. Plus: Ian Shapira on former U.S. spies now in Congress and Nia Decaille on a rapper redefining black motherhood.

Duration:00:21:02

They only had each other. Then one became a mass shooter.

1/28/2019
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The brother of the confessed Parkland shooter wrestles with his responsibility to his only family member. After a Trump club fired about a dozen undocumented workers, they’re fighting back. And a love triangle that questions “in sickness and in health."

Duration:00:28:15

The shutdown is over — for now. What happens next?

1/25/2019
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As a 35-day partial government shutdown comes to a close, Paul Kane explains why President Trump finally gave in to pressure. And Rosalind S. Helderman spells out the significance of the latest indictment in the Russia probe.

Duration:00:16:41

A diplomatic crisis in Venezuela

1/24/2019
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Carol Morello on why Venezuela may be on the verge of a coup. Abby Ohlheiser on how the Mall standoff went viral. Plus, Angela Fritz on the privatization of weather forecasts.

Duration:00:21:25

Senate shutdown votes are ‘fundamentally designed not to pass’

1/23/2019
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Seung Min Kim on stalled legislative efforts to end the seemingly never-ending shutdown. Moriah Balingit on the state of public school systems in light of the Los Angeles teachers’ strike. Plus, how international trade wars hit small-town America.

Duration:00:20:00

544 days in an Iranian prison

1/22/2019
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The Washington Post’s columnist Jason Rezaian on his imprisonment in Iran. Eugene Scott on how Kamala Harris’s identity is shaping her presidential campaign. Plus, a postcard from a ghost town.

Duration:00:27:23

One civil rights icon is ‘trying to demystify the hero thing’

1/21/2019
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Six decades after Minnijean Brown became one of the Little Rock Nine, one of the first nine black students to desegregate a high school in Little Rock, Ark., she has a new mission: showing the world just how scared she was as it happened.

Duration:00:10:35