Politically Inclined brings you inside the biggest political stories impacting Pennsylvania and the nation, courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's team of award-winning reporters. Episodes drop every other week.
info_outline Meet the progressive challenging Pa.'s longest-serving congressman 05/12/2020
Meet the progressive challenging Pa.'s longest-serving congressman Jerry Dickinson is a Pitt law professor and activist looking to make Western Pennsylvania a leader in health care reform, clean energy and racial equity. But first, he must unseat Rep. Mike Doyle, a Democrat who has represented the Pittsburgh region since 1995. With the 2020 election upended by COVID-19, Dickinson is looking to cause a huge primary upset.
info_outline Congressman Mike Doyle 04/24/2020
Congressman Mike Doyle Congressman Mike Doyle, whose district includes the city of Pittsburgh, stops by the show to discuss how Congress is attempting to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Doyle spoke with the Post-Gazette's Julian Routh and Dnaiel Moore shortly before casting his vote in favor of a $484 billion House bill to fund small businesses, hospitals and testing efforts.
info_outline Local campaigns navigate a suddenly empty trail 04/07/2020
Local campaigns navigate a suddenly empty trail With social distancing practices putting town halls and rallies on hold, politicians are finding new ways to reach voters. Could the COVID-19 pandemic actually help boost the profile of these local races? The Post-Gazette's Julian Routh and Daniel Moore speak with Matt Merriman-Preston, a political and campaign consultant with Lawrenceville-based Ampersand Consulting.
info_outline How COVID-19 could reshape Pennsylvania's elections 03/24/2020
How COVID-19 could reshape Pennsylvania's elections As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, questions surround Pennsylvania's April 28 primary. The Post-Gazette's Julian Routh and Daniel Moore speak with Chris Deluzio, the policy director for Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security. Should Pennsylvania delay its primary election? Can it?
info_outline Allegheny County Councilperson Bethany Hallam 03/10/2020
Allegheny County Councilperson Bethany Hallam For the debut episode of Politically Inclined, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Julian Routh and Daniel Moore speak with Bethany Hallam, a Democrat serving as an Allegheny County Councilperson, at-large. Hallam successfully ran a progressive campaign in 2019 to unseat a 19-year incumbent, pledging to "bring the voice of the people to Council." But where does that leave her in a region historically defined by political dynasties? This interview was recorded March 5, 2020.
info_outline Introducing: Politically Inclined by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 03/03/2020
Introducing: Politically Inclined by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Welcome to Politically Inclined, a new politics podcast by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Take a look inside the biggest political stories impacting Pennsylvania and the nation, courtesy of the Post-Gazette's team of award-winning reporters.