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Battleground with David Plouffe & Steve Schmidt
David Plouffe and Steve Schmidt are friends, former rivals and two of the top strategic minds in America. They understand American politics better than almost anyone because, when they were running presidential campaigns, they had to make momentous decisions almost every single day. In Battleground, they'll draw on 50+ years of combined experience inside campaigns and in government to break down how the Democrats and Republicans are fighting for votes. They’ll dissect the opposing parties’ game plans to explain exactly what they’re doing, why they’re doing it, and why it is – or isn't –...
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4.8 stars from 860 ratings
Stop the soundtrack!
You’ve got great content - you don’t need this soundtrack of eerie music. Let the pundits pundit!
meistermb via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/23/20
It’s sad listening, because it’s all too true. Steve is very good at making poignant points about the terrible things happening to this country because of the Trump cult. I can see from the comments that Steve is getting under the skin of the Trump cult. It’s not “biased” to recognize what Trump...Read full review »
e-frances via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/23/20
Boringly Biased
Take away from first episode: Conservative Cubans and Venezuelans are easily triggered with the "bogeyman" spectre of Socialism and Authoritarianism...but Puerto Ricans are sophisticated voters who know better what's at stake. Huh?Read full review »
Ferfpants via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/23/20
Recent Episodes
David Plouffe and Steve Schmidt are joined by Rick Wilson and Steve Schale, two of the top political strategists in the Sunshine State, and they discuss the ultimate electoral battleground – Florida. The quartet dissects the Trump and Biden strategies in Florida, puzzles over the Trump campaign's...
Published 09/21/20
In the first episode of Battleground, David Plouffe and Steve Schmidt dissect the upcoming presidential contest – the most important election America has faced since 1864. The two former foes turned friends discuss Biden's changes in Florida and Pennsylvania, Trump's attempts to turn Minnesota...
Published 09/14/20
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