Best Democratic Primary Podcasts (2021)
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In November 2020, all roads really did lead to and through Pennsylvania. Besides for providing its crucial 20 electoral votes, suburban counties like Delaware and Chester highlighted exactly how Biden-Harris won–while more rural counties like Fayette and Lawrence, which Trump-Pence improved in, show the epitome of the Democratic problem. This podcast looks at the shifting tides in every corner of the Commonwealth, but it does so through an untraditional lens. We won’t just be interviewing el ...
 
The controlling theme of our Podcasts is that we are all children of God who is no respecter of persons. We are all created equal by God. The primary purpose of a democratic republic is to protect that equality, making all laws equal to all citizens all the time. We need to return to the vision of our forefathers that "certain truths are self evident, that among our inalienable rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. If we are to survive as a republic, we must hold firm to th ...
 
Hosted by Tina-Desiree Berg, MA in Philosophy. The District 34 Podcast builds on the idea that local action creates national results. From the inside of the Democratic party to the forces pushing it left, the 34th Congressional District of California has developed into a hot bed of advocacy and an incubator of new political voices. We tell the stories of activists on the ground. This is the podcast for those looking to get inspired, get involved, and get informed about progressive politics. ...
 
NewsRadio 740 KTRH is an AM News/Talk radio station owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. Houston's Morning News broadcasts with 50,000 watts 24-hours a day, serves the Houston metropolitan area , and streams worldwide. KTRH debuted in April, 1922 and is the South Texas Primary entry point station for the Emergency Alert System. Be sure to listen to Houston's Morning News from 5-8a.m. for the latest news weather and traffic information.
 
At the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future, we bring together top Republicans and Democrats to transcend partisan divisions and explore solutions to our most pressing national and global challenges. Join veteran strategists Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy along with other Center staff and major voices in the Bully Pulpit for fun conversations that advance civil dialogue and practical politics. When President Theodore Roosevelt coined the phrase bully pulpit, bully meant “wonderful”; and R ...
 
Laurie’s Chinwags are podcasts of her articles and are part of our new effort to provide IFI subscribers with another way to access information and ideas. We will be making these podcasts available for her new articles as well as select articles from the past on topics of pressing importance. The primary focus of these podcasts is sexuality, particularly how leftist views of sexuality harm the public good. Laurie examines the flaws in the specious secular arguments used to normalize homosexu ...
 
Wish you could just talk to the 2020 candidates one-on-one and decide for yourself which one deserves your vote? Join the New York Times editorial board at the table with the candidates as you've never heard them. Listen as each Democratic contender makes the case as to why they can win the race against Donald Trump. Learn how the editorial board came to make their endorsement, to better help you make yours. For full transcripts of each interview, visit nytimes.com/endorsements.
 
The Ticket: A Presidential Podcast from The Texas Tribune and KUT News. Each Week KUT's Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root provide a rundown of the week's campaign actions and bring you interviews with people who make a living working on, covering or commenting on the campaigns.
 
A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
 
Let’s face it: You’re tired of the same old political podcasts. Liberal, conservative, Democrat, Republican—it doesn’t matter. There’s a million out there, and you already know what everyone’s going to say even before the episode starts. Until now.Luna Talks with Anna Paulina is a new weekly podcast that promises to offer listeners a fresh face and fearless insight on the most important issues affecting our country and the broader world. This is an all-inclusive conservative show unafraid to ...
 
Allan and Jackson Love America is an independent progressive radio podcast online every Monday. Bringing their unique rapport to the week's progressive political news, Allan and Jackson discuss topics such as the 2012 election, presidential politics, gay rights, arsonist squirrels, atheism, voting rights, health care, dwarf tossing, the economy and who really killed Whitney Houston. Bring together two political junkies, current political events, witty banter, and crazy special guests...and y ...
 
Hancock and Kelley are the odd couple of politics. Hancock, a Republican, and Kelley, a Democrat, are political consultants who used to lob grenades at each other when they were executive directors of their political parties. But there was no animosity when they joust on-air. No yelling. No personal attacks. No name-calling. While they disagree on most everything political, they have become friends. They counter each other calmly, often with humor. Off the air, they give each other personal ...
 
I’m not much of a Lefty or a progressive. I’ve never considered myself to be a democratic socialist. I tend to be suspicious of large groups of people who assemble under any banner to do virtually anything. Yet I’m excited about Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. And while I plan to vote for Bernie in the Maryland primary, this podcast is NOT intended to evangelize for him. Rather, I’ll be exploring exactly why voters and volunteers are so excited about Bernie’s candidacy — and how his ca ...
 
Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers reveali ...
 
The SmartAlec Podcast is your regular update on Colorado politics. House Majority Leader Alec Garnett has teamed up with the Get More Smarter Podcast hosts, seasoned politicos Jason Bane of ColoradoPols.com and Ian Silverii of ProgressNow Colorado, to talk through the most newsworthy issues of the day. In a news cycle too often dominated by distant stories in Washington DC, The SmartAlec Podcast keeps you informed on the local Colorado issues that affect you the most. Check out the full epis ...
 
This is the most diverse year in Oscars history, and thanks to a new UCLA study, we now know why. According to UCLA's bi-annual Hollywood Diversity Report, which for 2021 is subtitled "Pandemic In Progress," Hollywood made enormous strides last year with regard to inclusion for women and people of color both in front of, and behind, the camera. The report usually covers only theatrical releases, but (like the Academy Awards) this year it also includes streaming to account for the way audienc ...
 
The Dueling Patriots radio show is an honest talk about American Politics and dedicated to the critical evaluation of the US government. The show is hosted by award winning author Marcus Blake and guests are dueling patriots from all sides, liberals, conservatives, and libertarians. We're here to talk politics, promote ideas, and say the things that main stream media is afraid to say. We welcome anybody to have an honest conversation about American politics and our society with the Dueling P ...
 
In The Pickle Barrel is a place to talk about politics,issues and events taking place in the United States of America and places around the world that affect this great country. Whether in the North, South East or West we face major problems. Small towns, big cities, industrial areas, the farm lands across this nation are struggling. In the Pickle Barrel is where the politics, social issues, or any topic that we as Americans should be concerned about is fair game. A long time ago, I decided ...
 
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Tonight, from 7-9 PM EST, the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City will square off on issues facing the city, and who would be the best choice to guide NYC through its next chapters. Brian Lehrer will be asking some questions as a panelist, along with moderator Errol Louis from NY1, and THE CITY's Josefa Velasquez. To hear some of Brian…
 
Jason Shuman has been working in New York as a VC for the past six years, and is currently a Partner at Primary Venture Partners, where he focuses his investing activities on marketplace startups, consumer tech, and prosumer acquisition models. In college, Jason launched a direct-to-consumer footwear company that sold hand-sewn boat shoes and drivi…
 
On Thursday, President Biden surprised many Americans – including some of his own staff – by declaring the unmasking of America. The CDC issued new guidelines saying that vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors or out – and even Mitch McConnell chimed in, saying he felt free at last. What are the politics of this moment, and what are…
 
The famous song from Mary Poppins, "Spoonful of Sugar" has an interesting connection to the polio vaccine. Back in the ’60s, during the production of Mary Poppins, the songwriter’s son was frightened of the polio vaccine. But when the school placed the vaccine on a sugar cube, he took the vaccine without a problem. This inspired Richard and Robert …
 
Abortion. Not exactly a topic for dinner conversation, but a topic that's critical to what kind of society we want to have. For this podcast, Anna tells you what the media and our public schools don't want you to hear. She digs into the troubled history of Planned Parenthood and eugenics and reveals some heartbreaking truths about abortion and mino…
 
Progressive activists around New Jersey were watching this week a local non-partisan election over a small town mayor. They were hoping that the slate of Kate Delany, Bill Johnson and Jen Rossi in Collingswood would create a crack in the wall of the party machine run by George Norcross. It didn't work out that way. Listen to WNYC's Nancy Solomon br…
 
It’s a curious phenomenon that racists rarely see their own racism—the plank in their own eyes. That was true during the long, torturous days of slavery. It was true during the long torturous days of Jim Crow laws. It was true during the Civil Rights era. And it’s true now. No, it’s not conservatives who are spreading racism while remaining blithel…
 
First, Chris discusses the new CDC guidance with Dr. Richard Besser. Then, Chris discusses developments in a pair of investigations into some of Trump's allies with Asha Rangappa. Chris wraps up the show with Harry Enten on the potential lasting impact of the Colonial Pipeline gas shortage. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, vis…
 
Student test scores were already trending upward before former Gov. Chris Christie stripped the Camden school board of its power in 2013 and installed a state-appointed superintendent. These are the findings in a new report by the left-leaning think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective. Julia Sass Rubin helped author the study and says the state need…
 
When it comes to public education in the pandemic, some of the most searing images have been students sitting outside McDonalds trying to get Wi-Fi, or siblings taking turns with a parent’s iPhone to do their homework. The pandemic made the digital divide vivid, and now politicians and activists say they’re committed to finding solutions…
 
Elex Michaelson, Fox 11 News co-anchor, is joined by journalist Todd Purdum, strategists Rachel Bitcoffer and Mark Mellman, and Shaniqua McClendon, political director at Crooked Media, to discuss whether Democrats will lose seats and legislative control in the midterms and which candidates are shaping the race for the presidency in 2024. Featuring:…
 
In February 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy, after facing a growing number of sex abuse lawsuits. And over the course of the last year, the bankruptcy case has grown to be one of the biggest -- and most expensive -- sexual abuse cases in history. More than 80,000 people have filed claims in this bankruptcy case against the Boy …
 
Eight of the leading Democratic candidates running to become New York City mayor are scheduled to take part in the first televised debate of the campaign season on Thursday, May 13th. Broadcast on NY1 and WNYC from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the debate is the first of three that have been planned by the Campaign Finance Board. WNYC/Gothamist reporter Liz Ki…
 
California wildfires are dangerous, but they don’t have to be deadly. Don Butz, Lakeside Fire chief and San Diego Fire Safe Council president, says we can protect ourselves by following simple steps from American Red Cross’ Ready, Set, Go plan. We cover everything from managing gardens to assembling supply kits. This is a special fourth bonus episo…
 
Native Californians used fire to fight fire for thousands of years, but European settlers banned it in the early 1900s. Since then, mismanagement, development, and now climate uchange have increased wildfires and the need for widespread evacuations. But host Warren Olney learns that state and federal governments are gradually reviving ancient pract…
 
First, Chris discusses the vote on Rep Cheney's with Rep. Adam Kinzinger. Then, Chris goes one-on-one with CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. Chris wraps up the show with Rep. Adam Schiff on Biden's plans to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses amid Colonial Pipeline gas shortages. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn…
 
Under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy, public water systems will have ten days to tell customers of any elevated lead levels in their tap water. That's a significantly shorter timeframe than current federal standards, which give water systems sixty days to notify consumers. The state law also directs landlords to pass the information on to the…
 
Bars, restaurants, and delis will still have to stock straws. But they'll only be allowed to give them out to customers who ask for them. Eric Goldstein of the Natural Resources Defense Council says it will limit a key revenue source for plastics manufacturers. "There are many things we have to do to back off on our reliance on climate-altering fos…
 
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