Pocket-Sized Politics show

Pocket-Sized Politics

Summary: Pocket-Sized Politics is a podcast where co-hosts and young voters Amelie and Paris provide a balanced review of the news in 10 minutes or less, weekly. When not discussing the happenings on Capitol Hill, they interview legislators and activists leading change within their community.

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  • Artist: Amelie Halleman & Paris Sistilli
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 What do Syria, Ukraine, and 5 Court Cases All Have in Common? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 682

Amelie and Paris talk about this week in the White House: Syria, Ukraine, impeachment, and several critical court cases.

 The Winners and Losers of Debate Night #3 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 826

Amelie and Paris discuss each candidate's performance during the third round of Democratic debates. They also analyze the discussion around the main issues of the night and each candidate's stance.

 The Supreme Court in 2019 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 576

Amelie and Paris discuss critical Supreme Court decisions made in 2019.

 McConnell vs. McGrath in 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 591

Amelie and Paris talk about what has been happening on Capitol Hill and in the Democratic primary in the last week and then review the heavily anticipated Kentucky race in 2020 between Mitch McConnell and Amy McGrath.

 The Emergency Spending Bill, Census, and Fourth of July | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 560

Amelie and Paris talk about the emergency spending bill and the deep divisions within the Democratic Party under Speaker Pelosi's leadership, as well as the controversial citizenship census question, and President Trump's Salute to America.

 The First Democratic Primary Debates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 764

Amelie and Paris summarize the first set of Democratic primary debates.

 Facial Recognition and Competition on the Campaign Trail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 596

Amelie and Paris discuss the potential detriments of facial recogniton technology as well as what the Democratic frontunners have been doing on the campaign trail.

 Young People in Politics: Josie Urrea | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 726

We interview Josie Urrea, a high school senior and the current Vice President of the Anne Arundel County School Board

 Foreign Policy and the Opioid Trial | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 550

We discuss news from overseas including Theresa May's resignation to instability in the Middle East. We also discuss the first major opioid trial currently occuring in Oaklahoma

 Interview with State Senator Sarah Elfreth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 856

We discuss her first term and policy with State Senator Sarah Elfreth, the youngest woman ever elected to the Maryland Senate.

 Lesser-Known Democrats in 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 622

We discuss 8 of the lesser-known Democrats running for President

 Young People In Politics: Rida Alvi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 835

We interview Rida Alvi, the newest Student Member of the Board and the first hijabi to hold the position.

 The Fed, Measles, and Gun Control | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 618

We discuss what has happened on Capitol Hill in the last week: the Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve, and the lingering repercussions of Otto Warmbier's death. They then address larger issues the country is facing: the growing anti-vaxx movement and the need for fewer guns in schools.

 Young People in Politics: Our Minds Matter Movement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 882

We interview the founders of Our Minds Matter Movement for our second episode in our sub-series "Young People in Politics"

 Polarization Within Party Lines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 579

We discuss the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, President Trump’s 2020 Campaign, the Mueller Report, and Ilhan Omar’s recent controversy.


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