Mitt Romney, Nancy Pelosi, and the Shutdown (with Tabitha Isner)

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We're talking about the shutdown, the newly inducted House of Representatives, and Mitt Romney's op-ed about the president. Plus, we share our inspiring conversation with Tabitha Isner.

Tabitha Isner Concession Speech

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Our Wish List for 2019

Happy New Year! Today, we're sharing our hopes for 2019. We are wishing for a lot of things in politics, science, and culture. Plus, we're sharing our Word of the Year for 2019.

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Lindsay James, Carri Hicks, and Erica McAdoo Return

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Our candidate follow-up interviews continue. Today, we're talking with state candidates from Iowa, Oklahoma, and North Carolina: Lindsay James, Carri Hicks, and Erica McAdoo.

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The Good News of 2018

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We know that sometimes turning on the news can be a brutal emotional experience. The positive things happening in the world can get swept up in the avalanche of things that worry or scare us. We wanted to take a step back and appreciate some of the wonderful things that happened this year. 

Good News in the Federal Government:

Cultural Good News:

Communities of Faith Protecting Others:

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I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening) - Chapter One

We're so thankful for each of you, our listeners. As a holiday gift, we're sharing the first chapter of our audiobook. We're so excited to share this work in its entirety with you in the new year, but, for now, we hope this whets your appetite for what is to come. 

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Trump's Legal Troubles and Candidate Follow-Ups

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Beth has read all the legalese surrounding the many legal jeopardies facing Trump world and breaks it down for us. Then, we share our follow-up conversations with Amy McGrath, Mary Throne, and Stephany Rose Spaulding. 

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Federal Budget Roadblocks and Government Contracts (with Ashley Cecere)

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We talk about legislative issues which are holding up the federal budget including: the farm bill, disaster funding, flood insurance, the Violence Against Women Act, and red flag laws. Then, we share our conversation with Ashley Cecere about how government contracts work.

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Pelosi in the Oval and VAratifyERA (with Kati Hornung)

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We discuss that Oval Office meeting and how gender shapes our commentary of it. Plus, Beth explains what in the world the war in Yemen has to do with the Farm Bill. Finally, we share our conversation with Kati Hornung of VAratifyERA about her work for equal rights in Virginia.

Sign the VAratifyERA petition.

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Updates from the Mueller Investigation and Tiffany Bond

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We're discussing Individual 1 and the latest updates from the Mueller investigation, plus sharing our follow-up conversation with Tiffany Bond, who ran for Congress as an Independent in Maine. Outside of politics, we're talking about the latest season of Top Chef

Compliment the Other Side: I’m a Democrat and a Feminist. And I Support Betsy DeVos’s Title IX Reforms.

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Following Up with Crystal Quade and Sarah Riggs Amico

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We catch up with Missouri legislator Crystal Quade and Georgia lieutenant governor candidate, Sarah Riggs Amico. They share their experiences since we last spoke with them, what life has been like post-election, and what comes next for them.

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President George H. W. Bush, Trade, and the Mueller Investigation

On today's episode, we're catching up on the news; there's been lots going on in the world as we had guest hosts last week. In our main segment, we remember President Bush, who passed away Friday. To close out, we talk about what we've loved watching lately: Netflix's The Bodyguard and Ralph Breaks the Internet

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Politics as a Side Hustle (with Mayor Brandi Harless)

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Sarah and Mayor Brandi Harless of Paducah, Kentucky share their personal experiences with the finances of local politics. They talk about the economics of making public office your side hustle and some policy ideas to help the current reality.

When Politics Is Your Side Hustle

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The Border, Ukraine, and the Automotive Industry (with Bryn Behrenshausen)

Beth and guest host Bryn talk about the news of the week, including the crisis at the border, news in Ukraine, and the status of the American automotive industry. 

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How We Tell America's Stories (Live from Gettysburg, PA)

We're sharing the live podcast we recorded last weekend in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. We talk extensively about how we discuss American stories like Thanksgiving and the Civil War. We also talk a little bit about the Georgia gubernatorial race and the response of Stacey Abrams to the results. Plus, we share the Q&A time with listeners at the event. 

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Nancy Pelosi, Female Leadership, and the Politics of Gratitude (with Diana Butler Bass)

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The holiday is fast approaching and we've brought back Diana Butler Bass to discuss the politics of Thanksgiving. Plus, we talk about Nancy Pelosi, Theresa May, and the contentious conversation around female leadership. We also share some thoughts about criminal justice reform and the potential new legislation around the issue. 

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Media Access and Election Reform

CNN is suing the White House over Jim Acosta's press credentials and the midterms have put a spotlight on the need for serious election reforms. We discuss media access and how the partisanship around our elections affects the process of winning and losing. 

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Sessions out. Whitaker in.

The President has appointed Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. We discuss what this means for the Mueller probe and for the newly-elected House majority. We also talk about the fires in California, the Thousand Oaks shooting, and our Veterans' Day gratitude moments.

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Whitaker as Acting Attorney General:

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Post-Election Reflections

For the first time ever over 100 women are going to Congress. In an avalanche of news, we're going to focus on the election We share our reflections on the midterm elections, including updates on all of "our" candidates. We also talk about the stories which have pushed the news cycle to move on from the election so quickly. 

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Election Day and Election Trends

In our first segment, we discuss the tragic yoga studio shooting in Florida. We're also sharing our thoughts about Iran on social media. In our main segment, we talk about Election Day and all the trends we've observed in this particular election cycle. 

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Midterm Voting and Women's Leadership in Both Parties (with Sarah Chamberlain and Swanee Hunt)

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The midterm elections are just around the corner. Today, we're sharing conversations with women leaders from both parties as you consider your options heading into the polls. 

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