Politics Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.


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July 28th, 2016

It's been a month since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union and although there is along way to go before that actually happens, talks about what happens next have begun. These talks include ensuring the future of Europe and the European Union and creating stronger trade ties with countries like Australia.

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July 28th, 2016

It's finally official, Hilary Rodham Clinton is the Democratic nominee for the 2016 Presidential election. She is the first ever female candidate to head a major party ticket and a such has 'broken through the glass ceiling'. But just how successful will she be and how united is the Democratic party behind her?

The terms of reference for the Royal Commission into abuses in juvenile detention have been announced, and confirm it will only look at events in the Northern Territory.

Delegates at the Democratic National Convention nominated Hillary Clinton as the party's candidate for President, making her the first woman at the top of the ticket for a major party in the United States.