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.
Amelie and Paris talk about this week in the White House: Syria, Ukraine, impeachment, and several critical court cases.
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.
Amelie and Paris discuss critical Supreme Court decisions made in 2019.
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.
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.
Amelie and Paris summarize the first set of Democratic primary debates.
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.
We interview Josie Urrea, a high school senior and the current Vice President of the Anne Arundel County School Board
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
We discuss her first term and policy with State Senator Sarah Elfreth, the youngest woman ever elected to the Maryland Senate.
We discuss 8 of the lesser-known Democrats running for President
We interview Rida Alvi, the newest Student Member of the Board and the first hijabi to hold the position.
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.
We interview the founders of Our Minds Matter Movement for our second episode in our sub-series "Young People in Politics"
We discuss the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, President Trump’s 2020 Campaign, the Mueller Report, and Ilhan Omar’s recent controversy.