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We're raising the profiles of next generation progressive candidates and organizations. Subscribe to our podcast and weekly newsletter, and follow us on social media @MillenPolitics or online at http://join.millennialpolitics.co

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We're raising the profiles of next generation progressive candidates and organizations. Subscribe to our podcast and weekly newsletter, and follow us on social media @MillenPolitics or online at http://join.millennialpolitics.co

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Episodes

Kim Olson on Why Agriculture Commissioners Matter

9/22/2018
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Col. Kim Olson, the Democratic Nominee for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, joined us on the podcast to discuss why agriculture is so important to the American economy and the American people.

Duration:00:29:11

"The Other Mandela": Mandela Barnes is Black, Alive, and Wisconsin's Next Lieutenant Governor

9/20/2018
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Despite false reports of his death, race, and ballot status, Mandela Barnes won the Democratic nomination for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor.

Duration:00:25:59

The Primaries Are Over. What's Next for the Democratic Party?

9/18/2018
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Data for Progress co-founder Sean McElwee and Washington Post political reporter Dave Weigel came onto the podcast to discuss the Democratic primaries.

Duration:00:34:26

Another Amazing Race for Justin Kanew in Tennessee's 7th

9/13/2018
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Justin Kanew, best known for his two stints on The Amazing Race, is now running the race of his life to flip Tennessee's 7th blue for the first time since 1980.

Duration:00:25:41

Rashida Tlaib Will Be America’s First Palestinian-American Congresswoman

9/10/2018
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With no general election opponents, MI-13 Democratic nominee Rashida Tlaib will be America's first Palestinian-American and Muslim-American Congresswoman.

Duration:00:31:02

Can Dana Nessel Become Michigan's First Democratic Attorney General Since 2003?

9/6/2018
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No Democrat has been elected Attorney General of Michigan since 1998. That could all change in November with Dana Nessel.

Duration:00:37:26

Will New Mexico Re-Elect Maggie Toulouse Oliver as Secretary of State?

9/3/2018
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New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver joined us on the podcast to discuss election integrity and voting rights.

Duration:00:28:03

Can Kevin de León Defeat Dianne Feinstein?

8/30/2018
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Kevin de León, who earned the California Democratic Party nomination, is challenging four-term Democratic incumbent Senator Dianne Feinstein from the left.

Duration:00:39:54

Why Colin Allred's Fresh Approach is Winning in Texas

8/27/2018
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Colin Allred is a civil rights lawyer running for Congress to continue his civil rights work. But first, he'll have to beat TX-32's 20-year incumbent Republican.

Duration:00:40:17

Can Stephany Rose Spaulding Turn CO-05 Blue For the First Time Ever?

8/25/2018
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Colorado's 5th congressional district went to Donald Trump by 24 points and has never been represented by a Democrat before. But Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is running an unapologetically progressive campaign to flip CO-05 blue for the first time ever.

Duration:00:41:14

Will Ryan Watts Be NC-06's First Democratic Congressman Since 1985?

8/23/2018
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No Democrat has won election to the House of Representatives in North Carolina's 6th since 1982. 28-year-old Democratic nominee Ryan Watts is hoping to change that in November.

Duration:00:44:58

Can Lorie Burch Become Texas' First Openly LGBTQ Congresswoman?

8/20/2018
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Lorie Burch, the Democratic nominee for Congress in TX-03, is ready to become the first openly LGBTQ member of Texas' congressional delegation.

Duration:00:37:05

Congressman Jim McGovern Voted Against Founding ICE in 2002. Now He's Ready to Abolish ICE.

8/18/2018
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Congressman Jim McGovern, who voted against the foundation of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in 2002, joined us on the podcast to discuss how all of his fears about ICE have come true and why we need to abolish the agency entirely.

Duration:00:30:08

The National Democratic Training Committee Trains Candidates Anytime, Anywhere

8/16/2018
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The National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC) is rebuilding the Democratic Party from the ground-up by training grassroots candidates anytime, anywhere.

Duration:00:24:17

Can Gubernatorial Candidate David Garcia Turn Arizona Blue?

8/14/2018
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For years now, Democrats have hoped to flip the diversifying state of Arizona. Polls show that one Democratic candidate is uniquely suited to win the governor's race: David Garcia.

Duration:00:39:07

FL-18 Candidate Pam Keith Isn't Shy About Her Electoral Ambitions

8/11/2018
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Pam Keith, one of two Democratic candidates for Congress in Florida's 18th, joined us on the podcast to discuss her underdog campaign and why it's important for women to run for office.

Duration:00:30:39

Can Social Justice Activist Kelly Fryer Become America's First Openly Lesbian Governor?

8/9/2018
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Kelly Fryer is a social justice advocate and Democrat running for Governor of Arizona. If elected, she would become America's first openly lesbian governor. She joined us to discuss her potentially historic candidacy, the #AbolishICE movement, and the social construction of borders.

Duration:00:26:10

Democrats Lost Over 1,000 Seats Under Barack Obama. LaunchProgress is Winning Them Back with Young, Progressive Candidates.

8/6/2018
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Under Barack Obama, Democrats lost over 1,000 seats nationwide. LaunchProgress Executive Director Arielle Swernoff joined us on the podcast to discuss how LaunchProgress is fighting to win back those seats with young, progressive candidates.

Duration:00:25:52

Talking Immigration with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Deb Haaland

8/4/2018
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In a special two-part interview episode of the podcast, we spoke with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, the first member of Congress to join the call to #AbolishICE, and Deb Haaland, the Democratic nominee for Congress in NM-01, about immigration and the #AbolishICE movement.

Duration:00:35:24

Civility Will Not Save Us: A Conversation with Kristin Mink, the Mom who confronted Scott Pruitt, and Mathew Rodriguez, author of "Civility is Not Queer"

8/2/2018
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Kristin Mink, the mom who confronted Scott Pruitt, and Mathew Rodriguez, author of "Civility is Not Queer," say that civility won't save us from Trump and the GOP.

Duration:00:39:43