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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 awards a massive government contract – to himself

10/18/2019
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David Fahrenthold scrutinizes the president’s decision to award a major government contract — to himself. U.S. star Rose Lavelle discusses the future of women’s soccer. And Sonia Rao shares what indie studio A24 is doing right.

Duration:00:31:53

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggles to balance truth and free speech

10/17/2019
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Tony Romm examines what Facebook sees as its role in policing speech ahead the 2020 election. Jenna Portnoy and Paul Kane recount the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah Cummings. And Simon Denyer on the cultural tradition behind Japan’s dolphin hunt.

Duration:00:26:40

A Democratic debate, in the shadow of impeachment

10/16/2019
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Amber Phillips shares her takeaways from the fourth Democratic presidential debate. Aaron Davis explains the ascent of the U.S. ambassador to the E.U. And Keith Alexander describes how D.C. changed during the reign of drug kingpin Rayful Edmond III.

Duration:00:29:27

Some colleges are tracking students before they even apply

10/15/2019
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Douglas MacMillan explains how colleges track potential students before they even apply. Alex Andrejev follows a video-game designer’s path from refugee to CEO. And Louisa Loveluck on the young people who feel locked out of Iraq’s political system.

Duration:00:28:04

As U.S. military plans pullout, a stunning unraveling in Syria

10/14/2019
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Missy Ryan talks about how the fight in Syria connects to U.S. diplomacy. Michelle Ye Hee Lee on the army of consultants behind Trump’s reelection campaign. Plus, Scott Wilson on the unpopular way California utility companies are fighting wildfires.

Duration:00:28:24

Why a suburb's integrated schools are still failing black students

10/11/2019
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Laura Meckler goes back to her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio, to try to understand why integration efforts in schools there are still not closing the achievement gap. And Steve Mufson reports on Jane Fonda’s plan to protest inaction on climate change.

Duration:00:27:44

How China called foul on American businesses

10/10/2019
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Jeanne Whalen examines how Western businesses are bowing to political pressure from China. Samantha Schmidt on how a vulnerable community of transgender sex workers takes care of its own. And Luisa Beck unpacks the implications of a shooting in Germany.

Duration:00:25:54

‘Not so much a legal document as a political screed’

10/9/2019
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Karoun Demirjian tracks how the White House has pushed back against impeachment. Anna Fifield explains a new phase in China’s forcible assimilation of its Uighur population. And Ben Guarino on the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Duration:00:26:59

The fallout of a U.S. troop withdrawal from northern Syria

10/8/2019
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Ishaan Tharoor on what the withdrawal of troops from Syria means for the Kurds. Eli Rosenberg reports from the picket line of the United Auto Workers strike. And Caroline Kitchener on the stakes of a Supreme Court case focused on LGBT discrimination.

Duration:00:27:47

Inside the Republican reckoning over Trump’s possible impeachment.

10/7/2019
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Phil Rucker on how the impeachment inquiry into the president is paralyzing the GOP. Anton Troianovski reports on what climate change means in Siberia. And voices from the Hong Kong protest movement.

Duration:00:29:51

Why every Jessica you know is turning 30

10/4/2019
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The Lily’s Caroline Kitchener explores what it’s like to turn 30 in 2019. Plus, David Betancourt on the best “Joker.”

Duration:00:26:35

The story of Hunter Biden’s dealings in Ukraine

10/3/2019
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Michael Kranish looks into Hunter Biden’s dealings in Ukraine. Julie Zauzmer rides along with two pastors working to revive shrinking churches. Plus, Jemar Tisby on the burden of forgiveness for black Americans.

Duration:00:25:45

How the White House rehabilitated Saudi Arabia’s reputation after the death of Jamal Khashoggi

10/2/2019
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John Hudson examines the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, one year after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Nick Miroff on an interview with DHS’s isolated acting chief. And Mike Ruane with a newly discovered audio recording of the D-Day invasion.

Duration:00:31:14

Uber says safety is its first priority. Employees aren’t so sure.

10/1/2019
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Greg Bensinger on Uber’s company-centric safety policies. Matt Zapotsky examines how Attorney General William Barr fits into the impeachment inquiry. And Anne Midgette remembers opera singer Jessye Norman.

Duration:00:29:14

How 2020 Democrats are navigating the impeachment inquiry

9/30/2019
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Sean Sullivan tracks how Democratic presidential candidates are responding to the impeachment inquiry. Wesley Lowery unpacks the argument for reparations. And Anna Fifield explains how pork prices are overshadowing China’s national day celebrations.

Duration:00:28:14

50 years, three presidents: How impeachment inquiries change the nation

9/27/2019
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Chief political correspondent Dan Balz on covering two presidential impeachment inquiries. And Elahe Izadi examines the rarefied place in pop culture that “Saturday Night Live’s” Kenan Thompson occupies.

Duration:00:26:15

The ‘highly detailed and arresting’ whistleblower complaint against Trump

9/26/2019
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Shane Harris takes us through the newly released whistleblower complaint. Juliet Eilperin on the conflicted attitudes of oil and gas executives toward climate change. And Laura Reiley digs into the religious debates behind plant-based meat and shrimp.

Duration:00:27:54

‘A piece of a broader narrative’: Trump’s call at the center of whistleblower complaint

9/25/2019
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Shane Harris examines the rough transcript of Trump’s call to Ukraine. Greg Miller unpacks the shadow agenda pursued by Rudolph W. Giuliani in Ukraine. And Samantha Schmidt on the future of the Boy Scouts.

Duration:00:27:15

Impeachment inquiry launched against Trump: How we got here

9/24/2019
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Politics reporter Aaron Blake explains House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to move forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Trump, bringing an end to an extended debate within the Democratic Party.

Duration:00:19:26

‘It’s going to be an enormous battle’: Black college students fight for voting access in Texas

9/24/2019
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Amy Gardner on a case of alleged racial bias in the administration of a local election in Texas. Jerry Brewer examines where the NFL went wrong with Antonio Brown. And Aaron Gregg tracks the military funding diverted for President Trump’s border wall.

Duration:00:26:23