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News & Politics Podcasts

An honest and intelligent journey through the political and social landscape of the country.

An honest and intelligent journey through the political and social landscape of the country.

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United States

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An honest and intelligent journey through the political and social landscape of the country.

Language:

English


Episodes

A Reflection of an Election: What are the campaign challenges in the Trump era?

12/6/2018
This week, my guest is Joe Trippi, Partner with Trippi, Norton and Rossmeissl, Democratic Strategist, CNN Contributor. Trippi has been in the business of campaigning since the 70s. His client list includes, but not limited to, races for Tom Bradley, Ted Kennedy, Doug Wilder, John Edwards, Jerry Brown and Gary Hart. Recently, Trippi was the architect of Doug Jones' victory in Alabama, as well as campaign manager for Mike Espy in Mississippi. We will compare and contrast both campaigns and...

Duration:01:06:23

The 1960s vs. 2010s: What can we learn from the past to ensure a better future?

11/22/2018
Tonight, we will compare and contrast the country’s history on the impact of politics and race. The political history of athletes like Muhammad Ali, Tommy Smith and John Carlos is embedded in US history, but what can we learn from their plight in the wake of protests by Colin Kapernick and the NFL? Guest: Dr. Nathan Hare, Founder of the Black Think Tank, Sociologist, Activist, Scholar

Duration:00:17:22

CONGRESS: What should we expect with the newly elected Congress in January?

11/15/2018
What should we expect with the newly elected Congress in January? Will newly elected Congress provide a check and balance with current administration? The U.S. Virgin Islands were struck by two Category 5 hurricanes last year, so aren't we hearing about the recovery efforts? What is happening in Florida and Georgia with the election results? Guest: Michael McQuerry, Communication Director for Representative Stacey Plaskett.

Duration:01:09:11

ABOUT LAST NIGHT: What happened in the midterms? Now what?

11/8/2018
Does the Democrats have any goals after winning the House? Is there a ground game or new messaging? What is the political future of Beto O'Rourke and Andrew Gillum? Does the nation have 'Georgia on their mind?' What happens now that Sessions is out?

Duration:01:05:10

THE MIDTERMS: WITH 6 DAYS TO GO, WHO'S WINNING WITH THE ELECTORATE?

11/1/2018
The midterm elections are heating up. Each candidate is making their closing argument on why they are the best fit for the job. So, who's winning the Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts prior to the midterms? What is the current political climate? Why is it important to vote? Guest: Scott Lindsay, Senior Adviser for Tennessee's Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate, Karl Dean.

Duration:01:04:26