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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 All Eyes on the Presidency | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 618

February has been a tumultuous month in politics. From acquittal, the State of the Union, Iowa, New Hampshire, and two intense primary debates, Paris and Amelie give a brief overview of everything that happened in the last month. 

 Caucuses and Capitol Hill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 646

Amelie and Paris are back this week to break down two topics that have dominated the news cycle: Impeachment and the Iowa caucuses. They also discuss events that may have flown under your radar including a key Supreme Court case, President Trump's foreign policy, and the March for Life.

 NATO, NAFTA, and Jerrold Nadler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 551

This week, Paris and Amelie discuss the articles of impeachment and how they relate to the hearings last month. They also discuss the changing demographics in the 2020 election as the Iowa caucuses approach. Lastly, they summarize key events from the...

 Taxes, Teachers, and Impeachment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 641

We discuss the Chicago teacher's strike, a formalized impeachment inquiry, President Trump's tax returns, and updates on the 2020 primary.

 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


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