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Original. Unbiased. Fact based. That’s what you get with the latest political news from The Associated Press. The AP’s Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace offers fresh insights and observations as she talks with newsmakers, reporters and editors on the biggest stories of the week. It’s the news you need from the ground up as America prepares to vote in Election 2020. Subscribe and stand by!

Original. Unbiased. Fact based. That’s what you get with the latest political news from The Associated Press. The AP’s Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace offers fresh insights and observations as she talks with newsmakers, reporters and editors on the biggest stories of the week. It’s the news you need from the ground up as America prepares to vote in Election 2020. Subscribe and stand by!

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Original. Unbiased. Fact based. That’s what you get with the latest political news from The Associated Press. The AP’s Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace offers fresh insights and observations as she talks with newsmakers, reporters and editors on the biggest stories of the week. It’s the news you need from the ground up as America prepares to vote in Election 2020. Subscribe and stand by!

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Episodes

Fight Night in Las Vegas

2/21/2020
Wednesday night's Democratic debate was the most combative yet, with all the candidates going after billionaire Michael Bloomberg. The former New York City mayor made his debate stage debut in Nevada, taking major blows from all his opponents despite the fact that the he isn't even on the ballot for this Saturday's caucuses. AP's Nevada Political Reporter Michelle Price joins Julie Pace to break down the debate and gives us a look at what to expect on Saturday.

Duration:00:16:16

It's Your Turn, Nevada

2/19/2020
The state of Nevada is set to hold its own caucuses this Saturday, just three weeks after the disastrous Iowa caucuses. Democrats are on edge, scrambling to avoid a repeat of Iowa, but could they be making things more complicated the second time around? AP’s Election Security Reporter, Christina Cassidy joined Julie Pace to break down what to expect from Nevada.

Duration:00:16:37

What Actually Happened in Iowa?

2/14/2020
2020 election season is underway with one caucus and one primary already behind us. But we've yet to report on final results out of the disastrous Iowa Caucuses that have left the Democratic party reeling. We take an in depth look at how things went wrong with AP reporter, Ryan Foley, who was on the ground in Iowa on caucus day.

Duration:00:13:13

New Hampshire Has Spoken

2/12/2020
Bernie Sanders emerged victorious in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. But his victory was razor thin, raising questions about his ability to beat out the more moderate candidates. Now, the campaigns head to Nevada and South Carolina where black and Latino voters finally have their say in the Democratic race. Plus, is there still a path to nomination for former Vice President Joe Biden? AP political editor Steven Sloan, joins Julie Pace to break down the New Hampshire results and how...

Duration:00:12:41

Now to New Hampshire

2/6/2020
After Monday's disastrous Iowa Caucuses, we still don’t have all the results. But, the race continues as the candidates head to New Hampshire. AP Political reporter, Hunter Woodall, sits down with Julie Pace to discuss how candidates are gearing up for next week's New Hampshire primaries.

Duration:00:13:00

Caucus Chaos

2/4/2020
Last night's long awaited Iowa Caucuses were meant to be a bench mark in the start to the 2020 Presidential Election, giving a first glimpse of where democratic voters stand. Instead, we left Iowa with no results. AP's Iowa Political Reporter, Tom Beaumont, joins Julie Pace as they try and make sense of the chaos that ensued last night.

Duration:00:12:53

The Last One Before Iowa

1/30/2020
It's our last episode before Monday's Iowa Caucuses. Julie Pace gets an inside look into the polling system with AP's Director of Public Opinion Research, Emily Swanson ahead of Monday's vote.

Duration:00:16:48

Trump's Plan For Iowa

1/28/2020
All eyes are on Democrats ahead of next week's Iowa caucuses, but there's a Republican caucus happening as well. President Trump may not have real competition, but he’s looking to use the caucuses to test his campaign’s organizational strength and draw some attention away from the Democrats. AP White House reporter Jill Colvin gives Julie Pace an inside look at the Trump campaign's ground game in Iowa.

Duration:00:14:18

Let The Voting Begin

1/24/2020
With less than two weeks until the Iowa Caucuses, millions of voters in other states are already free to starting voting for their pick to take on President Trump as the Democratic Nominee. AP's California Political Reporter Kathleen Ronayne joins Julie Pace to discuss the early voting that is already underway and how this could help billionaire candidate Michael Bloomberg.

Duration:00:13:08

The Sprint to Iowa While Hurdling Impeachment

1/22/2020
Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar had planned to spend the next few days in Iowa with just two weeks left until the state's caucuses. Instead, they're stuck in Washington for President Trump's impeachment trial. AP's Iowa reporter Alexandra Jaffe joins Julie Pace to discuss how impeachment is affecting the race for Iowa.

Duration:00:11:36

One Iowa Democratic caucus, three different results?

1/16/2020
For the first time, the Iowa Democratic Party plans to release three different results from the presidential caucuses. AP's Election Decision Editor Stephen Ohlemacher sits down with Julie Pace to explain which numbers to watch on caucus night and how AP will declare a winner.

Duration:00:14:26

Last Chance For a Debate

1/14/2020
Democratic Presidential candidates have one more chance to hit the debate stage before the crucial Iowa caucuses next month. Meanwhile for some candidates, a looming impeachment trial is compromising their ability to campaign on the ground in Iowa. AP Iowa political reporter Tom Beaumont joins host Julie Pace letting you know what to watch for in this week's Iowa debate.

Duration:00:11:21

A One on One With Senator Cory Booker

1/9/2020
Sen. Cory Booker has been drawing good-sized crowds in Iowa, despite struggling to break into the top tier of candidates in polls. But with less than a month until the caucuses, and an impeachment trial looming in Washington, time may be running out for Booker's campaign. Sen. Booker joins host Julie Pace on Ground Game to discuss the challenges ahead.

Duration:00:20:42

Welcome to 2020

1/7/2020
2020 starts with a bang: Tensions with Iran spike, an impeachment trial looms over President Donald Trump and Democrats are less than a month away from facing voters for the first time. A top tier of candidates is vying for victory in Iowa, while others still in the race angle for a surprise. AP's National Political Editor Steven Sloan joins host Julie Pace to break it all down on “Ground Game.”

Duration:00:13:22

Mayor Pete’s Big Money Strategy

12/18/2019
South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has risen as an unlikely top tier candidate in the 2020 democratic presidential primary race. We go inside Mayor Pete's financial strategy with The AP's money & politics reporter Brian Slodysko. Then, we head to the Midwest for an update from Iowa's top Democratic Strategist, Sue Dvoskry, as candidates enter the home stretch ahead of the state's February caucuses.

Duration:00:23:37

The Articles of Impeachment

12/11/2019
Yesterday, House Democrats introduced two articles of impeachment against President Trump, alleging abuse of power and obstruction of congress regarding his interactions with Ukraine. We have the latest from AP congressional reporter Mary Clare Jalonick who has been covering the impeachment every step of the way. Then, we turn to the 2020 campaign checking in with the "Yang Gang" as Andrew Yang prepares for the next Democratic Debate as the only candidate of color.

Duration:00:23:29

And Then There Were 15

12/4/2019
Just two months away from Iowa Caucuses and we're saying goodbye to more Democratic Presidential campaigns, including California Senator Kamala Harris. This while President Trump arrived in London for the NATO Summit Tuesday kicking off his visit with a lot to say to reporters.

Duration:00:21:24

The Presidential Turkey Pardon

11/27/2019
Every Thanksgiving the U.S. president grants clemency to a pair of turkeys. AP White House Reporter Darlene Superville explains the politics behind the annual event. Plus, Julie is joined by Janet Scanlon, Senior Marketing Manager for The Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington D.C., where the two birds stay in the lap of luxury ahead of their visit with President Trump.

Duration:00:16:41

Can Democrats Win The South in 2020?

11/20/2019
Democrat John Bel Edwards won the Louisiana 2019 gubernatorial election, closely beating Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, holding the democrats only governorship in the deep south. So what does this mean for Democratic presidential candidates campaigning in Louisiana and other southern states ahead of 2020? AP National Race and Ethnicity Writer Errin Haine s and The AP's Atlanta-based National Political Reporter Bill Barrow break it down on this week's Ground Game.

Duration:00:24:40

A Decision For Dreamers?

11/13/2019
Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the Obama-era DACA program that protects nearly 700,00 immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. The AP's Supreme Court reporter Mark Sherman was in the room for the arguments and breaks it all down. Plus, the already crowded Democratic presidential field may be growing as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick both toy...

Duration:00:20:33