24 episodes

David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, digs into what the candidates are trying to accomplish in their messaging, why they are making the campaign stops they are, whether they can recover from crisis…and what is their pathway to the Democratic Nomination….then from there, the road to the White House. Plouffe’s guests are the campaign managers, the state directors, the field organizers on the ground - they don’t have opinions about what is happening, they know what is happening.

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David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, digs into what the candidates are trying to accomplish in their messaging, why they are making the campaign stops they are, whether they can recover from crisis…and what is their pathway to the Democratic Nomination….then from there, the road to the White House. Plouffe’s guests are the campaign managers, the state directors, the field organizers on the ground - they don’t have opinions about what is happening, they know what is happening.

    Heavyweight Battle in Nevada

    Heavyweight Battle in Nevada

    Jon Ralston has covered politics in Nevada for more than 30 years and will be one of the moderators of Wednesday’s Democratic Debate. Jon shares his deep knowledge of Nevada politics, and what he hopes to get from the candidates on Wednesday.

    • 40 min
    A Winner in New Hampshire

    A Winner in New Hampshire

    David presents an update on New Hampshire, covering Sanders narrow victory over Buttigieg, as well as all the action heading into Nevada, South Carolina, and beyond.

    • 13 min
    Steve Schmidt on New Hampshire and the general

    Steve Schmidt on New Hampshire and the general

    David explains where the campaigns stand coming out of Iowa’s delayed results as the candidates head to New Hampshire. Then, Steve Schmidt joins David to talk about New Hampshire, a state he knows well and The Lincoln Project, whose mission is to defeat President Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box. Schmidt is a national political strategist who previously worked for President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    • 47 min
    The Managers Speak

    The Managers Speak

    The campaign mangers for Sanders, Biden, Warren and Buttitigeg join to talk Iowa, the other early states and what the race may look like in March. 

    • 1 hr 53 min
    John Kerry’s warnings

    John Kerry’s warnings

    Secretary John Kerry, a former Iowa caucus winner, talks the end game in Iowa, from a nominee who has been there, the challenges of beating an incumbent President and why the stakes are so high in this election, starting with climate.

    • 50 min
    Iowa draws closer and a check in with the #yanggang

    Iowa draws closer and a check in with the #yanggang

    David breaks down the race with two and a half weeks until Iowa. Then, Zach Graumann, Campaign Manager at Yang2020 joins to talk about the #YangGang, Andrew Yang’s path to the White House and the importance of having fun.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

simon from perth ,

My favourite podcast right now

Thanks for an informative and entertaining podcast David. As an American political junkie based in Australia, I’m really enjoying it!

SolarGoat ,

Such great brain food

Loving these stella interviews by David down here in Tasmania. C’mon America!! Get back on track. Let your experiment with crazy land be over now

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