Latest podcasts on US politics

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7 Nov 2017
11 min

The Monocle Daily - Major mayor players: 

Off-year elections in the US include a spate of mayoral contests across the country; we check in on three of the most exciting ones.

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17 Oct 2017
7 min

The Globalist - What next for Hillary Clinton?: 

Monocle 24 regular James D Boys on what the defeated Democrat’s focus will be once she returns to the US from her book tour.

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17 Oct 2017
7 min

The Globalist - What next for Hillary Clinton?: 

Monocle 24 regular James D Boys on what the defeated Democrat’s focus will be once she returns to the US from her book tour.

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27 Sep 2017
8 min

The Monocle Daily - “Big Luther” loses out: 

As Trump’s candidate is beaten in an Arizona primary, we ask what it means for the administration.

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14 Aug 2017
11 min

The Globalist - How Trump got it wrong: 

Brian Klaas discusses the weekend’s deadly political violence in Virginia and the state of the far-right in the US.

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9 Aug 2017
9 min

The Monocle Daily - Fire and fury: 

Kelsey Davenport, director for nonproliferation policy at the Arms Control Association in the US discusses the realities of the North Korean missile standoff.

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27 Jul 2017
10 min

Midori House - Where is Obama?: 

With his signature policy facing an uncertain future why isn’t the former president speaking out?

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26 Jul 2017
10 min

The Monocle Daily - War of words: 

Thomas Page McBee describes what effect Donald Trump’s comments on US military service will have for the transgender community.

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26 Jul 2017
9 min

The Globalist - Trump v Sessions: 

We speak to the LSE’s Brian Klass about the deteriorating relationship between president Trump and attorney general Jeff Sessions.

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13 Jul 2017
9 min

The Globalist - Inbox inquiry: 

Jacob Parakilas, deputy head of the US and the Americas Programme at Chatham House, on the scandal that continues to engulf Donald Trump Jr – and, by association, his father.

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12 Jul 2017
8 min

The Briefing - The Trumps and Russia: 

Mary Dejevsky, who has worked as a foreign correspondent in Washington and Moscow, gives us her take on the Trump-Russia affair.

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11 Jul 2017
11 min

The Monocle Daily - Donald Jr's smoking gun?: 

We take stock as a series of emails suggests the president’s son leapt at the chance to gather damaging information about Hillary Clinton from a Russian lawyer.

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28 Oct 2017

The Foreign Desk - Who really runs the White House?: 

As commander in chief of the US and so-called leader of the free world, President Trump has achieved surprisingly little during his time in office. However, the country is still running and decisions are being made – but by whom? Andrew Mueller is joined by former US Senate aide Tom Nichols, chief national correspondent for ‘The Boston Globe’ Annie Linskey and former mayor of Minneapolis RT Rybak.

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29 Jul 2017
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Trump: 42 months to go: 

Donald Trump’s first six months in the Oval Office have given us plenty to talk about. His policies aren’t passing, his tweets keep coming – and what about that wall? But accusations against him and his closest allies are building, so how long can it last?

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16 Aug 2017
5 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 78: President Pence?: 

Donald Trump is taking a battering from “many sides”. The investigation into alleged meddling in the US presidential election has intensified; key aides have resigned or been sacked; and Trump has failed to convincingly condemn violence perpetrated by white supremacists. So, could Mike Pence be preparing for a tilt at the presidency?

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