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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 ...
 
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As a retired Army Lt. Colonel, Lutheran Pastor and candidate for Congress and State Senate, George Scott has some stories to tell. In this episode, he'll reflect on a life of service and give us an in-depth look at the shifting demographics and political winds in Dauphin and Cumberland counties. Sharing lessons learned from the last four years, he …
 
On this episode, Bill talks with author Faust Ruggiero about his book "The Fix Yourself Handbook" ( https://amzn.to/2PYthyL ). The award-winning Fix Yourself Handbook presents the Process Way of Life, a step-by-step program that can transform your life into one that is happy, healthy, purposeful, and content. Who we are is the product of the interp…
 
In 2018, Katie Muth made history as one of the youngest women ever to be elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate. In her first foray into electoral politics, she beat an incumbent first elected in 2003. She shares with us what motivated her to run in 2017, how she built a grassroots army that knocked on over 100,000 doors in 2018 and what it will …
 
n honor of Women’s History Month, Renee Shaw talks to Kentucky student and author Prisha Hedau, who published her book PANDEMIC 2020 last fall, written when she was just 9 years old. Next, former social studies teachers Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard talk about their book Bluegrass Bold: Stories of Kentucky Women for use in Kentucky classroom…
 
Today, we're sitting down with two all star activists. First, we welcome Jack DiPrimio, a senior at Upper Darby High School who served as a team leader and top phone banker for the Biden campaign. We then sit down with Jamie Perrapato, the Executive Director of Turn PA Blue which has knocked on 200,000 doors, written a million postcards, made 4 mil…
 
In this special edition episode, we are taking a break from electoral politics and talking to Stephanie Zarecky from the South Hills of Pittsburgh. She set up Senator Bob Casey's press shop in his first term and is now a mom, an advocate, and an avid listener of the podcast. Recently, she got to know Senator Casey and her former colleagues in a ver…
 
Colleen Guiney and Dan Muroff, the Chair and Vice Chair of the Delaware County Democratic Committee, join us. In this episode, they discuss how they rebuilt the county party aiming to win races up and down the ballot rivaling the organized GOP machine. We explore the diversity of the county, the process of unifying after the Presidential primary an…
 
On this first half of this episode, Bill talks with former CBS TV reporter Kari Alexander (no relation). Kari talks about her podcast and website http://www.KaritheLight.com.Kari The Light focuses on all things positive to brighten your day and light up the world around you. Meet regular folks doing extraordinary things, hear fantastic stories, get…
 
On our last Lehigh Valley episode, we're chatting with the Northampton County Executive. We discuss the political landscape of the county and do a geographic and demographic deep dive into this perpetually purple region as we try to figure out why it flipped from Obama to Trump to Biden--and what lies in store for this crucial county.…
 
On this episode, Bill talks with mental health advocate Michelle E. Dickinson. Michelle is a very passionate mental health advocate, a TED speaker, and a published author of a memoir entitled​ Breaking Into My Life​. She goes first and sees herself as the bridge that helps people get comfortable with their mental health so that they reach out and g…
 
On episode five, we’re joined by Paul Anthony, the business manager and financial secretary of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 375. IBEW was the first labor union to endorse President Joe Biden during his run for the US Senate in 1972, and has consistently supported him throughout the entirety of his political career…
 
Ruchita Agrawal, M.D., associate chief medical officer for Seven Counties Services in Louisville, and Joseph Bargione, Ph.D., a former lead psychologist for 25 years with Jefferson County Public Schools and a leader with the Bounce Coalition, discuss mental health and wellness issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among young people.…
 
On episode four, we're chatting with Katie Gladstone, the campaign manager for Congresswoman Susan Wild's successful 2020 campaign. She'll break down the political divides of the Lehigh Valley and explain what it was like to recruit, train and manage a team during the pandemic in a D+1 district.By Ari Mittleman
 
On episode two, Pulitzer Prize winning author and New Yorker contributing writer Eliza Griswold discusses her unique trajectory as a journalist from war zones to Washington County, PA. An expert on reporting from rural America and the development of the Marcellus Shale, Griswold breaks down the role the debate over fracking and PA’s growing rural-u…
 
On episode three, Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jonathan Tamari sheds light on the 2020 election and where he thinks the Commonwealth is headed in 2022. Tamari interviewed over 100 different Pennsylvanians across diverse counties for his piece fittingly titled “The Divided States of Pennsylvania.” In today’s episode, he shares what made this the m…
 
On this inaugural episode of Pennsylvania Kitchen Table Politics our host, Ari Mittleman, sits down with top Pennsylvania pollster Professor Chris Borick. The Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion that he runs is the Commonwealth’s most respected non-partisan polling outfit. Prof. Borick will help us understand how the polls were so wrong …
 
On this episode, Bill talks with author Timothy Caulfield about his new book "Your Day, Your Way - The Fact And Fiction Behind Your Daily Decisions". https://www.amazon.com/Your-Day-Way-Fiction-Decisions-ebook/dp/B086SWPW6C. Bill's then talks with Adriana Gavazzoni about her new book " Sketches of Life" https://www.amazon.com/-/es/Sketches-Life-Gav…
 
Renee Shaw talks with Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, who also serves as secretary of the state Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on students as well as priorities for the Beshear Administration to improve education funding and boost school and career readiness.…
 
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