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The Delco Young Democast features news, interviews, tomfoolery, and the conversations that we want to hear about politics and society. Covering everything from Media to Harrisburg to Washington DC. Brought to you by the Delaware County (PA) Young Democrats.

The Delco Young Democast features news, interviews, tomfoolery, and the conversations that we want to hear about politics and society. Covering everything from Media to Harrisburg to Washington DC. Brought to you by the Delaware County (PA) Young Democrats.
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The Delco Young Democast features news, interviews, tomfoolery, and the conversations that we want to hear about politics and society. Covering everything from Media to Harrisburg to Washington DC. Brought to you by the Delaware County (PA) Young Democrats.

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Episodes

Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address - March 4th, 1933

7/17/2019
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Mike reads the 1933 Inaugural Address of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which is still shockingly relevant to Democrats 86 years later. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:00:11:20

Delaware County Democratic Convention Special Coverage

2/25/2019
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Mike and almost 900 of his closest friends attend the Delco Democratic Convention at Harrah's in Chester. Recorded live on Sunday 2/24/19. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:01:44:55

A Fire Side-Chat with Barbarann Keffer

2/13/2019
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Mike sits down with Barbarann Keffer, Democratic candidate for Mayor of Upper Darby Township, to talk about growing up in a politically mixed household, getting involved in the community, sharing responsibilities between school districts and municipalities, The Millbourne Thing, and that notorious Harvard-Maine basketball rivalry. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:00:25:45

Episode 26 - Kingdom Hearts 3 Ruined This Podcast

2/4/2019
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Mike, Amanda, and Brian sit down in the Podcast Oubliette to talk about some of the dozens of recent campaign parties, the pros and cons of open primaries, flashbacks to petition season nightmares, whether County Council should actually tell people what they're doing, the complete lack of cell phone reception at the Government Center in Media, discover Mike's absolutely psychotic mad scientist laugh at 38:42 of the show, correct a thing they got extremely wrong, take an uncharacteristically...

Duration:01:05:26

Episode 25 Shutdown Special

1/22/2019
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Mike, Amanda, and Pasquale sit down to discuss celebrities having opinions, Congress starting to look a little bit like America, how one very specific military family is coping with Trump's government shutdown, basic middle school civics, the Delco Republican Party's new chairman failing upward, whether Speaker Pelosi has us in her AirPods, jokes specifically directed at single individuals, and Mike's hair. Then, Brian tags in to tell a few military stories, talk about using "West West...

Duration:01:46:32

Episode 24 - Peace And Blessings, 2018

1/3/2019
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Mike, Pasquale, and Michel sit down for the last time in 2018 to talk about the best, worst, busiest, and most absurd moments of the year, go over one of the infinite reasons that no-bid 911 services contract was a bad idea, tell Mike who's actually running for office in Delco, and avoid giving the residents of Chester any more unwanted advice. Then, Amanda joins the crew for discussions about what we hope Millennials kill in 2019, where they hide the IT department in the state capitol,...

Duration:01:26:31

Episode 23 with Michel Lee

12/18/2018
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Mike, Amanda, and Michel sit down for a conversation about the local elections coming up in 2019, what a State Representative's office actually does, how to get people the help they need, what we're going to do with our $25 tax cut, respond to Councilman Brian Zidek's statement on Delco's Corruption Tax, and remember former Delaware County Democratic Chair Cliff Wilson. Plus, we have another increasingly inaccurate conversation about What Did Millennials Kill This Week?, everyone talks...

Duration:01:20:07

Episode 22 Election Wrap-up

11/18/2018
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Mike, Amanda, and Pasquale sit down for a conversation about the November 6th election, voter turnout vs. voter suppression, the cost of living in Washington DC, and vodka neat. Then, "honorary" Young Democrat Brian talks about the Delco Dems Veterans' Caucus and how he's chosen to continue his service, we have kind of a dark conversation about what millennials did and did not kill this week, Mike invites the audience to his wake, and Pasquale accidentally stumbles upon his life's...

Duration:01:15:50

Episode 21 with Gwen McCullough

10/16/2018
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Mike and Amanda sit down with Gwen McCullough from the Haverford Democrats and Delco Young Dems, to talk about the Delco Coalition for Prison Reform, and how she balances activism with electoral politics. Then, the gang discusses Scott Wagner's seriously concerning public meltdown, township employees caught on camera, "What Did Millennials Kill This Week?", the strength of Delaware County's yard sign game, whether rock bottom actually exists in 2018, and plumbing gone terribly, terribly...

Duration:01:01:34

A Fire Side-Chat with Damien Christopher Warsavage

9/30/2018
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Mike talks with longtime Upper Darby resident and activist Damien Warsavage about his family's battle with substance abuse, the state of treatment and recovery in Delaware County, a brief history of Save Upper Darby Arts, and building bridges. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:00:48:53

Episode 20 with Samantha Newell

9/18/2018
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Mike and Amanda talk with Rutledge Borough Council member Samantha Newell, Delaware County's youngest elected official, about the amount of coffee required to keep a law student functioning, the glaring difference between Dave Delloso and Mary Hopper, former Upland Borough Council President Ed Mitchell's 29-year oopsie, construction sandals, and whether Halloween candy taxation is theft. Plus, we flip the script on"What Did Millennials Kill This Week," and Sam tells the most relatable story...

Duration:01:09:50

A Fire Side-Chat with John Fetterman

8/26/2018
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Mike, Amanda, and Pasquale speak with Mayor John Fetterman, Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. Recorded live at the Pennsylvania Young Democrats Convention on August 18th, 2018. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:00:52:18

Episode 19 Live From The PA Young Democrats Convention

8/20/2018
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Mike, Amanda, Pasquale, and a whole bunch of new and old friends visit the Pennsylvania Young Democrats Convention in Harrisburg, to discuss the city, the show, and where the Young Dems are headed. Thanks to Zainab Javed and Anthony Zarzycki for use of their presentations. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:01:47:43

Episode 18 with Catherine Coll

8/5/2018
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Mike and Amanda talk with activist and Lansdowne Democratic Committee member Catherine Coll about complementing activism with politics, the political history and present of Lansdowne, the Drexeline Conspiracy, advanced trolling techniques, and the chant you're supposed to do when a protester gets arrested. Plus, Mike takes absolutely zero responsibility for "What Did Millennials Kill This Week," and we get hungry at least a couple of times. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth,...

Duration:01:50:54

Episode 17

7/23/2018
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Mike, Amanda, Nicole, and Pasquale talk abut literal garbage man Scott Wagner disrespecting everyone, review County Council awarding more no-bid contracts to Republican donors, give the Delco GOP some unsolicited advice, take a different approach to "What Did Millennials Kill This Week," mutilate our bodies to fit into some red-bottom Louboutins, and finally, FINALLY sell out. Scott Wagner town hall audio courtesy of Sunrise Movement Pennsylvania (@PASunrise). Music: "Generation to...

Duration:01:21:26

Episode 16

7/10/2018
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Mike, Colleen, and Amanda sit down on a Very Special Episode of the Democast to talk about education funding and student activism, share coping strategies for the nightmare hellscape that is 2018, shout out state House campaigns, play "What Did Millennials Kill This Week," ask the audience for a suggestion, and admire Mike's intense vocal fry. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

Duration:01:28:45

Episode 15 Live From The Philadelphia Podcast Festival

6/24/2018
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Mike, Pasquale, and Amanda are joined by Philly Young Dems Secretary Tom Nardi to talk about how the Philly and Delco youth wings interact with the Democratic Party, cannabis policy, yet another completely predictable pipeline mishap, and using spreadsheets and abacuses to track billions of dollars. Plus, we play another round of "What Did Millennials Kill This Week," Amanda fulfills a lifelong dream, the gang argues semantics, and Pasquale's sister wins the podcast. Music: "Generation to...

Duration:01:02:27

Philly Pod Fest 2018: A Fire Side-Chat with American Immigrant

6/21/2018
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Mike talks with Miguel Dalmau from the American Immigrant podcast about his harrowing journey to America, finding common ground, and mastering the custodial arts. Subscribe to American Immigrant here, and come see BOTH our shows at Tattooed Mom on Sunday, June 24th, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Podcast Festival.

Duration:00:10:28

Philly Pod Fest 2018: A Fire Side-Chat with The Broad Street Line

6/19/2018
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Mike talks with Kris Domingo from The Broad Street Line podcast about the Eagles on and off the field, the LeBron Sweepstakes, and the right side of history. Subscribe to The Broad Street Line here, and come see BOTH our shows at Tattooed Mom on Sunday, June 24th, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Podcast Festival.

Duration:00:15:45

Episode 14

6/16/2018
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Mike, Amanda, and Pasquale discuss Amanda's week at Yale University for the Women's Campaign School, the continuing tone-deaf egotism of State Sen. Daylin Leach, some poll numbers that make us happy for once, a round of "What Did Millennials Kill This Week" with a Shyamalan plot twist, and the joys of Bluetooth connectivity. Come see us as part of the Philly Podcast Festival on Sunday, June 24th. More details here. Music: "Generation to Generation" by Tinmouth, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA...

Duration:01:08:12