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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign

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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign

    What is the Republican party without Trump? Politics Weekly Extra

    What is the Republican party without Trump? Politics Weekly Extra

    This week, Jonathan Freedland speaks to the former labor secretary under Bill Clinton, Prof Robert Reich. They discuss whether Republicans can emerge from Trump’s shadow or whether those loyal to Trumpism will soldier on. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 24 min
    Sunak's spending review and Christmas 'baubles': Politics Weekly podcast

    Sunak's spending review and Christmas 'baubles': Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart, Richard Partington and Rafael Behr discuss the chancellor’s spending review, and England’s move from lockdown back to a tiered system. Plus, Peter Walker, Polly Toynbee and Tim Bale look back through the history of civil wars in the Labour party. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 37 min
    Can Biden and Harris unite the Democrats?: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    Can Biden and Harris unite the Democrats?: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    How progressive is too progressive? Jonathan Freedland and Maanvi Singh discuss how Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will need to think long and hard as they embark on a bid to unify the moderates of the Democratic party and those further left. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 21 min
    Starmer ends Corbyn's run as Labour MP: Politics Weekly podcast

    Starmer ends Corbyn's run as Labour MP: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jessica Elgot and Michael Savage discuss the latest on Corbyn, Johnson’s self-isolation and lockdown restrictions in Scotland. Patrick Wintour reports on a trip to Moscow by a Foreign Office minister. Plus Salma Shah and Jason Stein describe what it is like to be a spad in times of crisis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 41 min
    What is Donald Trump up to?: Politics Weekly Extra

    What is Donald Trump up to?: Politics Weekly Extra

    As Donald Trump battens down the hatches and refuses to accept his election loss, Jonathan Freedland and Richard Wolffe look back at how others around him are responding. Are they helping or hindering his efforts?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 25 min
    Vaccine hope and Brexit gloom: Politics Weekly podcast

    Vaccine hope and Brexit gloom: Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart, Simon Murphy and Lisa O’Carroll recap a busy week in Westminster. Libby Brooks, Steven Morris and Rory Carroll update us on how the devolved nations have approached the second wave. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks to the chair of the education select committee, Robert Halfon.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 47 min

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