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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably.

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The Rest Is Politics The Rest Is Politics

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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably.

October Election Tour - buy tickets:
www.aegpresents.co.uk/event/the-rest-is-politics

Twitter:
@RestIsPolitics

Instagram:
@restispolitics

Email:
restispolitics@gmail.com

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    JOE BIDEN DROPS OUT

    JOE BIDEN DROPS OUT

    What happens next as Joe Biden withdraws from the 2024 US presidential race? Should the Democrats have an open convention? Would Kamala Harris be able to take on Donald Trump?

    Rory and Alastair and joined by Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci in today’s episode as they answer all these questions and more. 

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    Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell
    Social Producer: Jess Kidson
    Assistant Producer: India Dunkley
    Producer: Fiona Douglas + Nicole Maslen
    Senior Producer: Dom Johnson
    Head of Content: Tom Whiter
    Exec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport
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    • 49 min
    The Week Trump Won?

    The Week Trump Won?

    What does Trump’s new running mate mean for the direction of the Republican Party? Have the Democrats given up on a 2024 win? Is there anything now that can stand in Trump’s way?

    Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci as they answer all these questions and more on The Rest Is Politics US.

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    Video Editor: Jake Liascos
    Social Producer: Jess Kidson
    Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas
    Producer: Nicole Maslen
    Senior Producer: Dom Johnson
    Head of Content: Tom Whiter
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    • 46 min
    Is Labour's King's Speech bold enough?

    Is Labour's King's Speech bold enough?

    What legislation did Keir Starmer's government put forward in the state opening of Parliament? Do the bills go far enough? Where does Labour go from here? Alastair is joined by Robert Peston and Steph McGovern from The Rest Is Money in a crossover episode to discuss everything that was announced in the King’s Speech.

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    Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell

    Social Producer: Jess Kidson

    Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas

    Producer: Nicole Maslen, Ross Buchanan

    Senior Producer: Dom Johnson

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    • 41 min
    Trump’s VP, Labour vs. China, and the King’s Speech

    Trump’s VP, Labour vs. China, and the King’s Speech

    How has a man who once called Trump ‘America’s Hilter’ now become his running mate? What does a Labour government mean for UK-China relations? Will China define how Gaza will be governed in the future?

    Join Rory Stewart and Alastair Campbell for the latest episode of The Rest Is Politics, where they answer all these questions and more.

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    Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell
    Social Producer: Jess Kidson
    Assistant Producer: Fiona Douglas
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    Senior Producer: Dom Johnson
    Head of Content: Tom Whiter
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    • 52 min
    Trump Assassination Attempt: The Aftermath

    Trump Assassination Attempt: The Aftermath

    Will the Trump rally shooting change the course of the US election? Are we entering an era of further political violence and polarisation? What goes on behind the scenes in the secret service when someone tries to assassinate a former president?

    Join Rory and Alastair as they answer all this and more in an emergency episode of The Rest Is Politics.

    Watch the livestream version on catch-up: https://www.youtube.com/live/Y0OwsWUbmOw?si=F2E95MwqoS1wxAG1

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    Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell
    Social Producer: Jess Kidson
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    Senior Producer: Dom Johnson
    Head of Content: Tom Whiter
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    • 40 min
    DONALD TRUMP SHOT

    DONALD TRUMP SHOT

    Has Donald Trump’s attempted assassination won him the race? Are we descending into an era of new political violence? What can we expect from the Republican National Convention next week? 

    Join Katty Kay and Anthony Scaramucci for this emergency episode of The Rest Is Politics US.

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    Video Editor: Teo Ayodeji-Ansell
    Social Producer: Jess Kidson
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    Head of Content: Tom Whiter
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    • 29 min

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