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We take you inside POLITICO, where journalists break news, work sources and pull back the curtain on politics and policy. Fast. Short. Daily.

Latest Episodes

The final showdown

They’re done. No more debates. POLITICO’s Anita Kumar breaks down the key moments from the final face-off between President Trump and Joe Biden — and what it all means for voters with just 11 days until the election. Plus, remdesivir becomes the first Covid treatment to win full approval from federal regulators. And Bernie Sanders is eyeing a Labor secretary gig in a possible Biden administration. Anita Kumar is a White House correspondent and associate editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Trump, Biden get their do-over: Key moments from the final debate Trump comes out strong. But is it too late?

11 min1 d ago
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The final showdown

How the U.S. fell behind the world on Covid

European nations are shutting down. Countries in Asia are tentatively resuming normal life after taking swift action at the start of the pandemic. The U.S.? That's a different story. POLITICO’s Carmen Paun and Dan Diamond break down the state of Covid across the globe. Plus, Trump and Biden meet one last time tonight. And the USPS watchdog criticizes the agency over cost-cutting measures. Carmen Paun is a global health reporter for POLITICO. Dan Diamond is health policy reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more in the Global Pulse newsletter.

13 min2 d ago
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How the U.S. fell behind the world on Covid

The fight for Pennsylvania

It’s the state that sealed Trump’s victory in 2016. Now it could spell the end of his presidency. POLITICO’s Holly Otterbein breaks down where things stand in the fight for Pennsylvania. Plus, several states are setting up their own coronavirus vaccine reviews. And lawmakers across the aisle praise the DOJ’s antitrust suit against Google. Holly Otterbein covers the 2020 race for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Obama goes full throttle for Biden Trump, in Pennsylvania, faces an old foe: Obama

13 min3 d ago
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The fight for Pennsylvania

Lindsey Graham's last stand

He's been in the Senate since 2003, but this year could be his last. POLITICO's Andrew Desiderio traces Lindsey Graham's transformation from a moderate Republican known for working across the aisle to a staunch defender of President Trump — and explains why that's put him at risk of losing his seat this November. Plus, the government's watchdog will probe whether Trump officials interference with the CDC and FDA's Covid response. And Trump attacks Biden for trusting scientists. Andrew Desiderio is a congressional reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Lindsey Graham runs for his life

14 min4 d ago
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Lindsey Graham's last stand

Why Trump could still win

With Biden ahead in both the polls and fundraising and Trump's message all over the place, things aren't looking great for the President's reelection efforts. But that doesn't mean the campaign is over yet. POLITICO's Charlie Mahtesian breaks down the state of the race — and why Trump still has a path to keep the White House. Plus, McConnell schedules two votes on his narrow coronavirus relief proposal. And several European countries institute new Covid restrictions. Charlie Mahtesian is the senior politics editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: How Biden destroyed Trump’s TV ad ‘death star’ Trump starts to articulate a painful reality: He could lose in 2020

13 min5 d ago
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Why Trump could still win

Let's TikTalk about the Gen Z vote

Generation Z, which includes voters 18-23 years old, makes up one-tenth of the electorate. Gen Z turnout? That’s another story. POLITICO’s Rishika Dugyala breaks down the issues younger voters care about — and how the two campaigns are trying to win them over online. Plus, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings come to a close. And Florida Republicans close in on a Democratic voter registration advantage. Rishika Dugyala is a digital strategy editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more from POLITICO's Gen Z Rising project: Anti-Trump, but not fully for Biden: Will Gen Z vote?

14 min1 w ago
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Let's TikTalk about the Gen Z vote

How reality TV beat Trump on Covid safety

The new season of "The Bachelorette" is here — and coronavirus safety is front and center with contestants tested several times in an isolated bubble. POLITICO’s Dan Diamond breaks down the show’s health protocols and how they stack up against the White House. Plus, Barrett’s confirmation hearings wrap up today. And new polling shows Biden with a significant lead in Georgia. Dan Diamond is health policy reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more in the POLITICO Pulse newsletter, which Dan Diamond co-authors with Adam Cancryn.

14 min1 w ago
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How reality TV beat Trump on Covid safety

The GOP’s big bet on Barrett

With President Trump’s reelection prospects looking slimmer by the day, Republican groups and lawmakers are hedging their bets on Amy Coney Barrett as the future of conservatism. POLITICO’s Gabby Orr breaks down what this week’s confirmation hearings have revealed about Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court — and how she became the GOP’s Plan B. Plus, a drug maker is pausing its coronavirus antibody trial over safety concerns. And the High Court rejects a challenge to Planned Parenthood funding. Gabby Orr is a White House reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Writing off Trump, GOP allies focus on one last big win

14 min1 w ago
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The GOP’s big bet on Barrett

Why election night could be a nightmare for Trump

President Trump has demanded to know the results of the election on November 3, despite the fact that it could be days until we know the winner. But if there is a clear winner on election night, it’ll almost certainly be bad news for Trump. POLITICO’s Zach Montellaro breaks down the electoral math. Plus, Amy Coney Barrett answers questions from Senators today. And Facebook bans posts denying the Holocaust. Zach Montellaro is a campaign reporter for POLITICO and author of the Morning Score newsletter. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: How Biden could end 2020 on election night — and why Trump’s path is unlikely

13 min1 w ago
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Why election night could be a nightmare for Trump

No vaccine, no cure … no problem?

First it was hydroxychloroquine. Then it was a vaccine before the election. Now it’s a “miracle” antibody cocktail. POLITICO’s Sarah Owermohle breaks down the science behind President Trump’s latest coronavirus obsession — and why we shouldn’t get our hopes up. Plus, it’s unclear whether the next debate will happen. And Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gets reprimanded for violating ethics laws. Sarah Owermohle covers drug policy for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Trump is promising free antibody treatments for everyone. It won’t be that simple.

15 min2 w ago
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No vaccine, no cure … no problem?

Latest Episodes

The final showdown

They’re done. No more debates. POLITICO’s Anita Kumar breaks down the key moments from the final face-off between President Trump and Joe Biden — and what it all means for voters with just 11 days until the election. Plus, remdesivir becomes the first Covid treatment to win full approval from federal regulators. And Bernie Sanders is eyeing a Labor secretary gig in a possible Biden administration. Anita Kumar is a White House correspondent and associate editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Trump, Biden get their do-over: Key moments from the final debate Trump comes out strong. But is it too late?

11 min1 d ago
Comments
The final showdown

How the U.S. fell behind the world on Covid

European nations are shutting down. Countries in Asia are tentatively resuming normal life after taking swift action at the start of the pandemic. The U.S.? That's a different story. POLITICO’s Carmen Paun and Dan Diamond break down the state of Covid across the globe. Plus, Trump and Biden meet one last time tonight. And the USPS watchdog criticizes the agency over cost-cutting measures. Carmen Paun is a global health reporter for POLITICO. Dan Diamond is health policy reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more in the Global Pulse newsletter.

13 min2 d ago
Comments
How the U.S. fell behind the world on Covid

The fight for Pennsylvania

It’s the state that sealed Trump’s victory in 2016. Now it could spell the end of his presidency. POLITICO’s Holly Otterbein breaks down where things stand in the fight for Pennsylvania. Plus, several states are setting up their own coronavirus vaccine reviews. And lawmakers across the aisle praise the DOJ’s antitrust suit against Google. Holly Otterbein covers the 2020 race for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Obama goes full throttle for Biden Trump, in Pennsylvania, faces an old foe: Obama

13 min3 d ago
Comments
The fight for Pennsylvania

Lindsey Graham's last stand

He's been in the Senate since 2003, but this year could be his last. POLITICO's Andrew Desiderio traces Lindsey Graham's transformation from a moderate Republican known for working across the aisle to a staunch defender of President Trump — and explains why that's put him at risk of losing his seat this November. Plus, the government's watchdog will probe whether Trump officials interference with the CDC and FDA's Covid response. And Trump attacks Biden for trusting scientists. Andrew Desiderio is a congressional reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Lindsey Graham runs for his life

14 min4 d ago
Comments
Lindsey Graham's last stand

Why Trump could still win

With Biden ahead in both the polls and fundraising and Trump's message all over the place, things aren't looking great for the President's reelection efforts. But that doesn't mean the campaign is over yet. POLITICO's Charlie Mahtesian breaks down the state of the race — and why Trump still has a path to keep the White House. Plus, McConnell schedules two votes on his narrow coronavirus relief proposal. And several European countries institute new Covid restrictions. Charlie Mahtesian is the senior politics editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: How Biden destroyed Trump’s TV ad ‘death star’ Trump starts to articulate a painful reality: He could lose in 2020

13 min5 d ago
Comments
Why Trump could still win

Let's TikTalk about the Gen Z vote

Generation Z, which includes voters 18-23 years old, makes up one-tenth of the electorate. Gen Z turnout? That’s another story. POLITICO’s Rishika Dugyala breaks down the issues younger voters care about — and how the two campaigns are trying to win them over online. Plus, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings come to a close. And Florida Republicans close in on a Democratic voter registration advantage. Rishika Dugyala is a digital strategy editor for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more from POLITICO's Gen Z Rising project: Anti-Trump, but not fully for Biden: Will Gen Z vote?

14 min1 w ago
Comments
Let's TikTalk about the Gen Z vote

How reality TV beat Trump on Covid safety

The new season of "The Bachelorette" is here — and coronavirus safety is front and center with contestants tested several times in an isolated bubble. POLITICO’s Dan Diamond breaks down the show’s health protocols and how they stack up against the White House. Plus, Barrett’s confirmation hearings wrap up today. And new polling shows Biden with a significant lead in Georgia. Dan Diamond is health policy reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more in the POLITICO Pulse newsletter, which Dan Diamond co-authors with Adam Cancryn.

14 min1 w ago
Comments
How reality TV beat Trump on Covid safety

The GOP’s big bet on Barrett

With President Trump’s reelection prospects looking slimmer by the day, Republican groups and lawmakers are hedging their bets on Amy Coney Barrett as the future of conservatism. POLITICO’s Gabby Orr breaks down what this week’s confirmation hearings have revealed about Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court — and how she became the GOP’s Plan B. Plus, a drug maker is pausing its coronavirus antibody trial over safety concerns. And the High Court rejects a challenge to Planned Parenthood funding. Gabby Orr is a White House reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Writing off Trump, GOP allies focus on one last big win

14 min1 w ago
Comments
The GOP’s big bet on Barrett

Why election night could be a nightmare for Trump

President Trump has demanded to know the results of the election on November 3, despite the fact that it could be days until we know the winner. But if there is a clear winner on election night, it’ll almost certainly be bad news for Trump. POLITICO’s Zach Montellaro breaks down the electoral math. Plus, Amy Coney Barrett answers questions from Senators today. And Facebook bans posts denying the Holocaust. Zach Montellaro is a campaign reporter for POLITICO and author of the Morning Score newsletter. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: How Biden could end 2020 on election night — and why Trump’s path is unlikely

13 min1 w ago
Comments
Why election night could be a nightmare for Trump

No vaccine, no cure … no problem?

First it was hydroxychloroquine. Then it was a vaccine before the election. Now it’s a “miracle” antibody cocktail. POLITICO’s Sarah Owermohle breaks down the science behind President Trump’s latest coronavirus obsession — and why we shouldn’t get our hopes up. Plus, it’s unclear whether the next debate will happen. And Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gets reprimanded for violating ethics laws. Sarah Owermohle covers drug policy for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Trump is promising free antibody treatments for everyone. It won’t be that simple.

15 min2 w ago
Comments
No vaccine, no cure … no problem?
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