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Filibustered

Two incoming college freshmen who met at the U.S. Senate Youth Program -- Morgan Edwards & Robert Nishimwe -- have a weekly freewheeling discussion about politics. Call it a filibuster, if you will. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

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"Art of the deal"

The U.S./North Korea meeting is in jeopardy, Trump calls immigrants "animals," another tragic mass shooting occurs, and one GOP congressman comes up with a ludicrous way to discredit climate science. Music: Ryan Little - "Amusement Park" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "Dawn" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "West Coast" (CC BY 4.0), Broke For Free - "Something Elated" (CC BY 3.0 US), Loyalty Freak Music - "Monarch of the Street" (CC0 1.0)--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

25mins

24 May 2018

Rank #1

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"America, don't have sex"

The Stormy Daniels saga continues, Trump decides that nuclear war isn't so bad, Mike Pence praises Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and the Trump administration announces support for abstinence-only sex education. Then Morgan and Rob join Vogue-published author and future astronaut Sam O'Sullivan to talk about her recent endeavors and NASA.Music: Ryan Little - "Amusement Park" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "Dawn" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "West Coast" (CC BY 4.0), Broke For Free - "Something Elated" (CC BY 3.0 US), Loyalty Freak Music - "Monarch of the Street" (CC0 1.0)--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

30mins

10 May 2018

Rank #2

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"The housewives of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue"

Kanye West goes off the deep end, Trump's lies are tallied up, Trump writes his own medical report, and Michelle Wolf sparks controversy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Then Morgan and Rob join fellow Senate Youth alum Connor Solimano to talk about Vermont current events. Music: Ryan Little - "Amusement Park" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "Dawn" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "West Coast" (CC BY 4.0), Broke For Free - "Something Elated" (CC BY 3.0 US), Loyalty Freak Music - "Monarch of the Street" (CC0 1.0) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

34mins

4 May 2018

Rank #3

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"Since when is committing a crime criminal?"

Trump admits to collusion and claims you need ID at the grocery store, while Marco Rubio proposes a ludicrous family leave plan and the NRA backs 3D-printed guns. Then Morgan talks with Alec Ross -- tech entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and former senior advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Music: Ryan Little - "Amusement Park" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "Dawn" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "West Coast" (CC BY 4.0), Broke For Free - "Something Elated" (CC BY 3.0 US), Loyalty Freak Music - "Monarch of the Street" (CC0 1.0)--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

33mins

10 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Can we just sleep for one night, please?

Trump threatens nuclear war via Twitter, pays off a Playboy model, and decimates farmers as a result of his trade war. Then Morgan joins Maryland State Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins to discuss Maryland politics. Music: Ryan Little - "Amusement Park" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "Dawn" (CC BY-SA 4.0), Ryan Little - "West Coast" (CC BY 4.0), Broke For Free - "Something Elated" (CC BY 3.0 US), Loyalty Freak Music - "Monarch of the Street" (CC0 1.0)--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filibustered/support

25mins

25 Jul 2018

Rank #5