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Political Party Live

Political Party Live

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Recorded in front of live audiences across the state of Iowa, Political Party Live features leading political and cultural voices in the Hawkeye state discussing important and timely issues.
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Ep. 18 - Thinking BIG with Bernie Sanders

1:24:29 | Jun 20th

On his repeat effort for the presidency, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined the crew to talk about the big issues facing Americans. The interview covers his thoughts on universal healthcare, his support of workers across the country striking for a...Show More
Ep. 17 - Breaking the Box: A Conversation w/ Julián Castro

1:42:24 | Apr 22nd

For their fourth episode of the Iowa caucus season, the crew sits down with former Obama Administration cabinet official, Julián Castro for an in-depth discussion about his candidacy for president. The live-recorded event took place at the historic M...Show More
Ep. 16 - Beto's Big Day

1:05:45 | Mar 19th

It was Beto Day across America, following Beto O'Rourke's announcement that he would enter the race for president. One day after his announcement, the Political Party Live! crew sat down with the three term Congressman at RAYGUN in Cedar Rapids for h...Show More
EP. 15 - #YangGang at the Yacht

1:20:15 | Mar 17th

For our second episode of the caucus season, the crew sat down with entrepreneur, social activist, and candidate for president Andrew Yang for a lively discussion at the legendary Yacht Club in Iowa City. We heard Yang’s views on criminal justice ref...Show More
Ep. 14 - The Kickback w/ Kamala

1:07:54 | Feb 25th

The Political Party Live! kicks off its third season with an interview of Sarah Ziegenhorn, Executive Director and Founder of the Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition and special guest US Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic Candidate for President. The live p...Show More
Episode 13 - Should the College Dropout Go Back to School? (8/16/2018)

1:33:28 | Aug 21st, 2018

The crew returns with a special “Back to School,” episode where they pay tribute to Aretha Franklin and highlight her legacy of advocacy for civil rights. The trio unpacks a dynamic primary season in Iowa – which included a hotly contested gubernator...Show More
Episode 12 - With Senator Jeff Merkley

38:49 | Jun 12th, 2018

Recorded by: Siya Mali of KRUI's Homeland to Heartland In our first episode recorded live at KRUI studios, we were joined by special guest Sen. Jeff Merkely from Oregon. Sen. Merkley recently made national headlines when he attempted to inquire abou...Show More
Episode 11: Part 1

44:49 | Jun 1st, 2018

Recorded on the stage of the Englert Theatre; co-hosts Simeon Talley, Misty Rebik and Stacey Walker catch up on life, the way forward for progressives in electoral politics and of course the Laurel vs. Yanny debate.
Ep.10- Deidre DeJear 2:23:18

1:19:22 | Mar 12th, 2018

At Cortado Cafe In Iowa City For their season two debut, the trio discusses the recent shooting in Parkland, Florida and how a group of courageous high school students might be changing the political landscape when it comes to standing up to the NRA...Show More
EP. 9 Progress, Protest and Patriotism: A Conversation with Jason Kander

45:25 | Dec 11th, 2017

Progress, Protest and Patriotism: Background Checks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wqOApBLPio We close out 2017 with a forward looking discussion featuring Jason Kander, President of Let America Vote. Jason is one of the youngest people ever to...Show More
Episode 8 - Syllabus Week

1:11:10 | Sep 3rd, 2017

On this episode, the crew kicks off the school year by visiting with University of Iowa alum and progressive activist Zach Wahls for a smart discussion on the recent terrorist attack in Charlottesville and an emboldened white supremacist movement in ...Show More
Episode 7 - Protest to Power

1:14:29 | Jul 26th, 2017

The trio returns to Des Moines to co-host the Revolution Iowa Annual State Convention After Party in partnership with Iowa CCI Action Fund. The group chats with CCI organizer Jack Reardon about the healthcare crisis in America and Eli Shepherd of Iow...Show More
Episode 6 - A Conversation With Rep. Liz Bennett 6/3/2017

26:16 | Jul 21st, 2017

The trio sat down with Iowa State Representative Liz Bennett, a Democrat representing Cedar Rapids - the second largest city in the Hawkeye state - to discuss campaign mechanics, authenticity, identity politics and other topics.
Episode 5 - Stranger Than Fiction

1:13:13 | Jun 2nd, 2017

http://www.communitybondproject.org/ On this episode, hosts Simeon Talley, Misty Rebik, and Stacey Walker do another Damage Report and discuss the controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey. Next the group chats about dystopian literature and ...Show More
Episode 4 - Buyers Remorse

1:03:46 | Mar 27th, 2017

Live from Des Moines Social Club, the crew interviews newly elected Iowa Democratic Party Chair Derek Eadon, after doing another Damage Report on Trump's proposed budget to cut funding for the arts, Meals on Wheels and other critical programs. They ...Show More
Episode 3-Damage Report

43:38 | Mar 13th, 2017

Episode 3: Damage Report In the first segment, the co-hosts discuss the impact of Trump's disastrous first few months in office and assess whether attempting impeachment is even worth it. In the second segment, the trio speaks with State Senator Joe...Show More
Episode 2 - Live At The Mill 1 31 2017

51:53 | Feb 14th, 2017

What's Next for the Progressive Movement? For their first live-recorded episode, co-hosts Misty Rebik, Simeon Talley, and Stacey Walker sit down with Suzanna De Baca, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, and Corey Hickner-Johnso...Show More