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Politics Podcast: The Aftermath Of Orlando

Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut spoke on the Senate floor on Wednesday, where he demanded a vote on gun control measures.
Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut spoke on the Senate floor on Wednesday, where he demanded a vote on gun control measures.

The NPR Politics team is back for its weekly roundup of political news, and in this episode the team discusses the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando: Democratic and Republican responses to the shooting, why Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with NRA is a big deal, and the filibuster by Senate Democrats that wasn't exactly a real filibuster.

The team also answers some listener questions and talks about the things they cannot let go this week.

Heard on the podcast:

  • Why Are There Errors in the White House Logo, and How Did They Get There? (Adweek)
  • President Obama's remarks on Trump's response to Orlando shooting
  • Meet Emperor Trumpatine
  • On the podcast:

  • Campaign Reporter Sam Sanders
  • White House Correspondent Tamara Keith
  • Campaign Reporter Sarah McCammon
  • Political Editor Domenico Montanaro
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