The United States of America is now gearing up for the 2020 presidential election. Presidential candidates have been named, and debates as well as election polls have started rolling. Will Donald Trump remain as POTUS for a second term? Or will we see a new US president? Will he/she be a Democrat or Republican? These and more you'll find out by tuning in to podcasts.
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You'd be glad to know there are a bunch of podcasts about the 2020 US presidential election. Featuring news, interviews and analyses, these podcasts will keep you updated, starting from the polls and debates, to the primaries and caucuses, up to the national conventions, and finally the main event – the Election Day on November 3rd. Apart from that, you can get to know more about the presidential candidates and their platforms, as well as hear post-election updates from these podcasts.
We've gathered the top election 2020 podcasts here so you can start following them. Enjoy and witness as the United States chooses its new commander-in-chief and decides for its future!
Follow The Washington Post’s coverage of the 2020 election with this collection of episodes from across our audio programming, including "Post Reports," "Can He Do That?" and "The Daily 202's Big Idea."
On "Can He Do That?" The president is reportedly considering pardoning himself and his family for potential future Justice Department charges. And where does recent news of a “bribery-for-pardon” scheme fit into a president's limitations on pardon power?โดย The Washington Post
How President Trump might use the $170 million he’s raised to challenge election results. Infighting muddies the future of the Democratic Party. And, how the pandemic has complicated shared custody agreements.โดย The Washington Post
From "The Daily 202" podcast, The recount of presidential ballots in Wisconsin’s two largest counties reconfirmed Sunday that Biden beat President Trump in the key swing state by more than 20,000 votes.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast, President Trump effectively surrendered his three-week protest of the election results on Monday night by giving the green light for the government's official transition process to begin.โดย The Washington Post
From "The Daily 202" podcast, President Trump is using the power of his office to try to reverse the results of the election. He is orchestrating a far-reaching pressure campaign to persuade Republican officials to overturn the will of voters.โดย The Washington Post
This week on the "Can He Do That?" podcast, Professor Jeremi Suri offers an example from history with lessons for today. Plus, reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb on the implications of Trump's approach to the virus for Biden's incoming team.โดย The Washington Post
The votes have been (mostly) counted, and though Joe Biden is clearly the president-elect, there are still more steps and potential obstacles for that to become official. Plus, why more men are dying of covid-19.โดย The Washington Post
A look at how key groups voted in this election: from Latinos in Texas and the women who went for President Trump to the Black voters who pushed President-elect Joe Biden across the finish line.โดย The Washington Post
From the "Post Reports" podcast: How Republicans are using election wins to justify their approach to the pandemic. The CDC’s latest on why you should wear a mask. And, the coronavirus response in Africa.โดย The Washington Post
On "Can He Do That?" Experts are concerned that the president's unwillingness to start a transition threatens our country’s safety by denying President-elect Joe Biden resources. Shane Harris explains the risks when a smooth transition is blocked.โดย The Washington Post
Campaign strategists and the public were led to believe that Democrats were headed for a wave. Election results have told a different story, just as they did four years ago. And the next steps for a promising coronavirus vaccine.โดย The Washington Post
On "Post Reports," White House reporter Josh Dawsey on what’s going on behind the bold claims from the president that he will stay for four more years. Plus, Juliet Eilperin on Biden's plans to tackle climate change, and what could stand in his way.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast, Attorney General Bill Barr gave federal prosecutors the green light on Monday to pursue any allegations of “vote tabulation irregularities” before results are certified.โดย The Washington Post
President-elect Joe Biden prepares a transition to the White House — and readies a team to combat a surging pandemic. And for future leaders, the hope and promise of Kamala Harris. Read more: Joe Biden is projected to be the next president of the United States. But, as politics writer Matt Viser reports, the president-elect faces some Trump-sized r…
On "The Daily 202" podcast: the Trump administration, in keeping with the president’s failure to concede the election, has no immediate plans to sign paperwork officially turning over millions of dollars to President-elect Joe Biden's transition team.โดย The Washington Post
On "Post Reports," Biden renews calls for patience as key states swing in his favor. Meanwhile inside the White House, President Trump is by turns angry and despondent. But no matter what happens next, it’s clear: Trumpism is here to stay.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast: Democratic nominee Joe Biden overtook President Trump in Georgia early Friday morning as the state’s Democratic-leaning counties reported more absentee ballots, gaining Biden a small lead.โดย The Washington Post
Why the Trump campaign is mounting legal challenges in swing states. What the election reveals about the urban-rural divide. And why Wall Street likes the sound of gridlock in Washington.โดย The Washington Post
On the "Can He Do That?" podcast. Will the Trump campaign's suits stop vote counting or overturn results? Election law expert Edward Foley explains how the Trump team's fight in the courts could shape the final outcome.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast: as Trump’s rhetoric grew more aggressive over the course of the day, Biden’s electoral position only strengthened — and states including Michigan and Wisconsin fell into his column.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast: President Trump said the ongoing vote count in Georgia, Pennsylvania and other key battleground states amounted to “a major fraud on our nation,” and he vowed to file lawsuits to stop it.โดย The Washington Post
From Kenosha, Wis., to Greenville, N.C., voters are anxiously heading to the polls on the last day of the 2020 general election. How voters have navigated the process of casting a ballot this year. And what to watch for on this election night.โดย The Washington Post
Chris Anderson is a Florida election official. In the weeks leading up to Nov. 3, he has been trying to administer an election safely, securely and as smoothly as possible. The tools of his trade: 101,000 Q-tips from a local Dollar Tree, a phone constantly pinging with text messages, and an election supervisor’s prayer that begs, “We don’t care who…
What we can learn from a Supreme Court decision on mail-in ballots in Wisconsin. The states where most voters still can’t vote by mail. And why it’s easier to vote from space than from your own home. Read more: On Monday night, the Supreme Court rejected a request to extend Wisconsin’s deadline for counting mail-in ballots. Justice Brett M.Kavanaug…
On "The Daily 202" podcast: There are four emergency requests pending at the court — two involving election procedures in the battleground states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast: the presidential campaign was roiled anew this weekend by a fresh outbreak of the coronavirus at the White House that infected at least five top aides or advisers to Vice President Pence.โดย The Washington Post
From "Post Reports" — What record-breaking early-voter turnout means for Democrats and Republicans. How one election official is handling the “tsunami” of ballots in her Texas county. Plus, the latest on foreign election interference.โดย The Washington Post
On "The Daily 202" podcast, In their final debate, President Trump tried to cast Joe Biden as a scandal-plagued politician and Biden sought to portray Trump as a demagogue who criminally abused immigrants and mishandled the coronavirus pandemic.โดย The Washington Post
On the "Can He Do That?" podcast, races across the country will have implications for the future of our electoral landscape and matter for the power of the next president. Reporter Dave Weigel on the 2020 races you should be watching.โดย The Washington Post
From the "Post Reports" podcast — President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off in their final presidential debate on Thursday. Political reporter Amy B Wang explains what to expect.โดย The Washington Post