US politics podcasts

US election 2020: what if Trump refuses to concede?

Trump has repeatedly stated that he may refuse to accept defeat in the coming election. As...

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Can the US avoid another Trump?

Former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes has travelled the world looking for clues to how the US came to...

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Trump, Brexit and the rise of populism | Today in Focus podcast

It has become the political buzzword of the decade: populism is said to explain political...

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Trump and the media: will 2020 be different?

Ed Pilkington hears from some of the most influential journalists in the US on how hard lessons...

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Inside Trump's Facebook campaign – podcast

Guardian US tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong spent a year analysing Trump’s Facebook campaign. She...

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Is Kanye West seriously running for president?

The rapper has entered the race for the White House invoking his religious beliefs. Prof Josef...

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Can Kamala Harris help Joe Biden win the US presidency?

Kamala Harris is the first Indian American and the first black woman to run for US vice-president...

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Is democracy in America under threat?

As the US election draws closer, the Guardian’s Ed Pilkington hears from civil leaders on...

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Former model Amy Dorris accuses Donald Trump of sexual assault

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the former model Amy Dorris talked to Lucy Osborne...

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The growing influence of the QAnon conspiracy theory – podcast

The Guardian US tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong discusses the rise of QAnon, a wide-ranging and...

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US election 2020: an ugly fight in the critical swing state of Florida

Oliver Laughland, the Guardian’s US southern bureau chief, discusses his recent road trip...

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US election 2020: how Covid-19 reached the White House

Donald Trump spent the weekend in hospital after developing symptoms following a positive test...

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US election 2020: how Covid-19 reached the White House

Donald Trump spent the weekend in hospital after developing symptoms following a positive test...

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US election 2020: who is supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett?

Today is the start of the confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett, a deeply conservative judge...

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US election 2020: why are so many Americans being denied a vote?

Millions of American voters will be unable to cast their ballot in this year’s presidential...

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US election 2020: can we trust the polls?

The Guardian US data editor, Mona Chalabi, casts a sceptical eye over the US polling industry...

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US election 2020: Can the Democrats win back trust in Ohio?

The race in Ohio has long been a reliable guide to the US election: the state’s winner...

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US election 2020: who are the voters sticking with Trump?

Donald Trump faces a major challenge to repeat the swing states victory he achieved in 2016. The...

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How will Joe Biden reset US relations with the world?

Joe Biden will enter the White House in 2021 facing numerous domestic crises. But as Patrick...

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Trump, the death penalty and its relationship with America’s racist history

This week, Donald Trump sanctioned the execution of the only woman on federal death row: Lisa...

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