A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government related space news and resource items that I found of interest:

Webcasts:

** Space Policy Edition: After the Midterms—Looking Ahead with Marcia SmithThe Planetary Society

http://dcs.megaphone.fm/PPY3112576613.mp3?key=bd5b3b9afd456246ad33a065cfeec235&listener=a4d8e73f-1b9d-488b-952a-9cffadbd3176

** Why The US Took So Long To Replace Space Shuttle’s Crew CapabilityScott Manley