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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

    Labour braces for the EHRC report: Politics Weekly podcast

    Labour braces for the EHRC report: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee look at the potential fallout from the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report into Labour. Katy Balls from The Spectator and Will Tanner from the thinktank Onward look at why now is a tipping point for the Conservatives. Plus: Rajeev Syal speaks to Chris Bryant of the commons select committee on standards. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 50 min
    A much calmer affair - so who won US presidential debate night?: Politics Weekly Extra

    A much calmer affair - so who won US presidential debate night?: Politics Weekly Extra

    As the two US presidential candidates left the stage in Tennessee after the final debate of the campaign, Jonathan Freedland and Richard Wolffe talk through the biggest moments of the night. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 25 min
    US election Guardian Live event: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    US election Guardian Live event: Politics Weekly Extra podcast

    In this bonus episode, Jonathan Freedland hosts a panel with Daniel Strauss, Lauren Gambino and Richard Wolffe, on the latest from the US election campaign. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 45 min
    The government of 'no deal': Politics Weekly podcast

    The government of 'no deal': Politics Weekly podcast

    Heather Stewart and Peter Walker run through a cantankerous week in Westminster. Rajeev Syal speaks to the chair of the women and equalities committee, Caroline Nokes. Plus, Heather chats to the comedian and former Labour party member Matt Forde about his new book, Politically Homeless. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 49 min
    How will the election affect US relations with allies?: Politics Weekly Extra

    How will the election affect US relations with allies?: Politics Weekly Extra

    As reports suggest that No 10 Downing Street has been preparing for Trump’s exit from the White House, Jonathan Freedland and Rafael Behr look at how the election might affect America’s relationship with the rest of the world. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 24 min
    England's tug of war on Covid-19 restrictions: Politics Weekly podcast

    England's tug of war on Covid-19 restrictions: Politics Weekly podcast

    Jessica Elgot and Helen Pidd break down the three-tier risk system now in place in England. Lisa O’Carroll and Mujtaba Rahman look at the latest Brexit negotiations. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks to Meg Hillier MP, chair of the public accounts committee. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod

    • 38 min

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