Latest Episodes

“On a Mission from God”

We sit down with Frederick Clarkson who wrote a lengthy piece in Salon Magazine about the history of State Senator Mastriano's religious faith. 

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Campaign Finance Breakdown w/ Cat McParland

We unpackage the Federal Election Commission filings and discuss the record fundraising across Pennsylvania this cycle. 

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Grassroots Jewish Organizing

Dating to before 1776, there has been a thriving Jewish community in Pennsylvania. In November, Pennsylvania could very well elect a Jewish Governor. We sit down with the leadership...

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“Comes Across as a Cult Guy”

Over Memorial Day weekend, David Siders from Politico visited rural Franklin County. He wanted to see the community where State Senator Doug Mastriano lives. We go in depth with...

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Pennsylvania Post-Roe

We sit down with three elected leaders in Harrisburg to discuss the policy and political landscape ahead. They each flipped seats in the Philadelphia suburbs in 2018 and reflect...

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Pennsylvania and Guns

We sit down with CeasefirePA – the Commonwealth’s leader advocating for an end to gun violence. We talk about the latest debates over gun violence prevention in Harrisburg, the...

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Behind The Mic

Jake Schwartz

Production Assistant

Jake is a Senior at American University in Washington D.C. where he is studying Political Science and International Relations…

Ari Mittleman​

Ari Mittleman

Show Host
Ari Mittleman is a native of the Lehigh Valley and real estate investor in Philadelphia. He now works in Washington

Sarah McGrath

Production Assistant

Originally from the Philadelphia suburbs, Sarah McGrath is currently a first year student at Brown University…

Kira Halma

Production Assistant

Kira is a junior at Temple University in Philadelphia where she studies Political Science and Global Studies and serves…

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