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Power Play
Power Play

Power Play is POLITICO's new weekly transatlantic podcast hosted by renowned British journalist Anne McElvoy. It takes listeners inside the minds of those who wield power... more

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Shut up and listen: The election 'fixer' has some advice for Biden, Macron and Sunak

Election fever is gripping both sides of the North Atlantic. As Britain heads into the final weeks of a long... more

20 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
Don’t abandon the center, warns UK Chancellor

It takes a brave — some may say reckless — leader to call a general election when trailing in the... more

13 Jun 2024 · 23 minutes
Trump's plan to end the Ukraine war: Bankrupt Putin's regime

The conviction of Donald Trump in a criminal trial in New York has electrified the race for the White House.... more

06 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
As the Rafah crisis deepens, could Gaza war threaten the US-UK relationship?

Ahead of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, host Anne McElvoy asks Jane Hartley, United States ambassador to the... more

30 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Navalny’s fight for a democratic Russia survives, insists key ally

Host Anne McElvoy talks to Leonid Volkov, who was Alexei Navalny's long-serving chief of staff and campaign manager, about his... more

23 May 2024 · 19 minutes
NATO needs to bend its rules to help Ukraine. Here’s why.

This week's edition of Power Play comes from the Copenhagen Democracy Summit, where host Anne McElvoy talks to President Zelenskyy’s... more

16 May 2024 · 24 minutes
Kevin McCarthy on his enemies and making peace with Trump after being ousted as House Speaker

Among the business leaders, philanthropists and other luminaries attending this year's Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles are politicians... more

09 May 2024 · 26 minutes
Trump, Xi and how the China-US relationship faces a reset

Elbridge Colby is a hot pick to be Donald Trump's national security adviser if the former president returns to the... more

02 May 2024 · 30 minutes
Putin wants to divide the US and Britain. Is it working?

"America will always defend democracy in its hour of need. We tell our allies: we will stand with you. We... more

26 Apr 2024 · 31 minutes
Israel-Iran conflict: Biden and Trump vie for answers

How will responses to the confrontation between Israel, its allies and Iran redefine the line that divides Donald Trump and... more

18 Apr 2024 · 31 minutes
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Shut up and listen: The election 'fixer' has some advice for Biden, Macron and Sunak
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