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Pantsuit Politics

For anyone discouraged by our current political discourse, Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers bring a nuanced and grace-filled perspective to discussions about politics and news.
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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 30, 2019

First up, we discuss current events, including the Chabad synagogue shooting, the coverage of Joe Biden compared to female Democratic candidates, and AG Barr's testimony. In the main segment, we have an in-depth conversation about impeachment and whether or not Congress should consider impeaching President Trump. Finally, we talk about Avengers: Endgame. Yes, there are spoilers, but don't worry! They are at the end of the show and can easily be skipped. 

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We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: The Politics Guys, Ritual, and Robinhood.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 26, 2019

 

Impeachment is a hot topic in the news right now. We'll be talking about it more on Tuesday's episode, but today we're covering the history, purpose, and process of impeachment. 

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Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us at Florence Christian Church in Florence, KY on April 27 for a discussion about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: the American Beverage Association and Pact.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 23, 2019

We discuss church tragedies around the world, including the hundreds dead in Sri Lanka, the fundraising to rebuild Notre Dame, and the churches which were burned in Louisiana. We also talk about Iran, John Bolton, and what's going on with our Middle Eastern diplomacy. During Compliment the Other Side, Beth compliments Minnesota women working on climate change and Sarah compliments Mitt Romney.

In our main segment, we break down the Mueller report. We read the whole thing and do our best to discuss it in a measured, thoughtful way. We also consider what actions may or should be taken as a result of the report. 

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us at Florence Christian Church in Florence, KY on April 27 for a discussion about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: the National Partnership for Women and Families, LegacyBox, and Headspace.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 19, 2019

We share our compelling conversation with Marianne Williamson, teacher, speaker, author, and, now, presidential candidate. We were honored to speak with her about a variety of issues facing America today. She shared her vision for the future of the country and how she envisions her part in that future. 

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Listen to our appearance on Chatologie or come see us at Florence Christian Church in Florence, KY on April 27 for a discussion about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: the American Beverage Association and Bombas

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 16, 2019

We discuss the impending release of the Mueller report, President Trump's plan to send immigrants to sanctuary cities, and the continued controversy around Ilhan Omar's comments about 9/11. We also check in on the 2020 primary, including thoughts on how the coverage of Mayor Pete Buttigieg contrasts with that of the women candidates. Then, we share our conversation with Marjorie Skiba, an American expat living in Denmark; she shares what it's like to move from America to a socialist country. Plus, Beth shares what she's ready and Sarah talks Game of Thrones. 

Compliment the Other Side: Texas State Rep. Jeff Leach and Nevada State Senators Nicole Canizzaro and Julia Ratti

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us at Florence Christian Church in Florence, KY on April 27 for a discussion about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: ThirdLove and Rothy's

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 12, 2019

We talk with Kansas House of Representatives member Stephanie Clayton, who switched political parties last year. Stephanie shares with us what that process looked like for her and her motivations behind it. Plus, the response of her constituents might surprise you. You can follow Rep. Clayton on Twitter @SSCJoCoKs.

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us at the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida tonight, April 12 or at Florence Christian Church in Florence, KY on April 27 for a discussion about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: the American Beverage Association and Express VPN

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 9, 2019

We follow-up on our conversation about Joe Biden from Friday's episode. His actions over the weekend have shifted Beth's position a bit. We also discuss the end of Kirstjen Nielsen's tenure at the Department of Homeland Security and Pete Buttigieg's comments on faith and morality. In our main segment, we share our conversation with Senator Maggie Hassan from our live event in at South Church in Portsmouth, NH. To finish out, we share the Q&A segment from the event. 

Thank you so much to Tom at the RiverRun Bookstore and the New Hampshire Women's Foundation for putting on such a great event on Friday evening. 

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us at the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: Ritual and HelloFresh.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 5, 2019

The conversation around Joe Biden's potential presidential campaign is getting contentious. We have some disagreements about it as well. We talk about all the distinct questions we believe we should be asking about a Biden candidacy. Plus, we talk about Kathy Griffin and how that picture has impacted her life and career.

Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH tonight or attend the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: the American Beverage Association and Quip.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

Apr 2, 2019

We're honored to be joined for the whole show by Rep. John Delaney, a Democratic candidate for president. He chats with us about healthcare, the border crisis, and the call for Rep. Schiff's resignation. We compliment all the other side and then Rep. Delaney shares the vision of his candidacy for president. Plus, outside of politics, we talk about his NCAA bracket and the great work his wife is doing. 

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Can't get enough Pantsuit Politics? Come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH on April 6 or attend the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12. You can also buy Pantsuit Politics merch!

We are so thankful to our wonderful patrons who support the show. If you'd like to join the ranks of our faithful supports and get access to bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Thanks to our sponsors: Beauty by Design, Robinhood, and Betabrand.

Our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), is available! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! We appreciate all of you who are spreading the word about the book to your local bookstores, libraries, and social circles.

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