Why donors are spending big in less-competitive midterm races
Nov 5, 2018

Why donors are spending big in less-competitive midterm races

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(U.S. Edition) We're on the eve of the most expensive midterm election ever, with $5 billion spent on national races. But most of that money isn't flowing to the most competitive races. We'll look at why. Then the view from China's import-export expo, where President Xi Jinping talked about the trade war and Chinese trade policy. Plus: once you capture carbon, what do you do with it? Today's show is sponsored by Forex and U.S. Bank. 


(U.S. Edition) We’re on the eve of the most expensive midterm election ever, with $5 billion spent on national races. But most of that money isn’t flowing to the most competitive races. We’ll look at why. Then the view from China’s import-export expo, where President Xi Jinping talked about the trade war and Chinese trade policy. Plus: once you capture carbon, what do you do with it? Today’s show is sponsored by Forex and U.S. Bank. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC