12 episodes

Join old pals and BBC journalists Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel for the latest gossip from the campaign trail of the 2020 US presidential election race.

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    • Government

Join old pals and BBC journalists Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel for the latest gossip from the campaign trail of the 2020 US presidential election race.

    Buffet Syndrome

    Buffet Syndrome

    All roads lead to coronavirus… but there is still some politics to talk about before we take break for a while. For more from Emily, Jon and Anthony, tune in to The Coronavirus Newscast on BBC Sounds, where they’ll be popping up.

    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 29 min
    Not-So-Sleepy Joe

    Not-So-Sleepy Joe

    A week after Joe Biden surged into the front-runner position, the former vice-president wins big on Mini Super Tuesday, the day six states held primary contests. Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch chew over the significance of the result and the impact Coronavirus is having on the presidential race.

    Editor: Dino Sofos
    Producer: Emma Close

    • 29 min
    Dow Dow deeper and Dow

    Dow Dow deeper and Dow

    In an emergency Americast, Maitlis and Sopes get together with Michelle Fleury, the BBC's New York Business Correspondent to talk about the fall in the stock market and what it could mean for the election.


    Producer: Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 18 min
    Warren is Out

    Warren is Out

    In our first emergency Americast, Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch mull over what Elizabeth Warren dropping out means for the Democratic presidential race.

    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 20 min
    Biden’s Back, ALRIGHT!

    Biden’s Back, ALRIGHT!

    Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch discuss Biden’s comeback and other highlights of the biggest night of primaries, Super Tuesday. With special guests Amy Dacey, former CEO of the Democratic National Committee, and the man who wrote speeches for George W. Bush, David Frum.

    • 41 min
    Berning Down the House

    Berning Down the House

    Who is Bernie Sanders? Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch are joined by Congressman Peter Welch and Lord Wood to discuss the Democrat frontrunner. Plus our first Americast quiz: Who said it, Bernie or Jeremy Corbyn?

    Producers: Ione Wells, Cristina Criddle and Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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Very entertaining and informational

Great that they mention Tulsi Gabbard tight at the end - great save !

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