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Shadow Politics with Senator Michael D. Brown

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Shadow Politics is a grass roots talk show giving a voice to the voiceless. For more than 200 years the people of the Nation's Capital have ironically been excluded from the national political conversation. With no voting member of either house of Congress, Washingtonians have lacked the representation they need to be equal and to have their voices heard. Shadow Politics will provide a platform for them, as well as the millions of others nationwide who feel politically disenfranchised and disconnected, to be included in a national dialog.

We need to start a new conversation in America, one that is more inclusive and diverse and one that will lead our great nation forward to meet the challenges of the 21st century. At Shadow Politics, we hope to get this conversation started by bringing Americans together to talk about issues important to them. We look forward to having you be part of the discussion so call in and join the conversation. America is calling and we're listening… Shadow Politics is about America hearing what you have to say. It's your chance to talk to an elected official who has spent more than 30 years in Washington politics. We believe that if we start a dialog and others add their voices we will create a chorus. Even if those other politicians in Washington don't hear you — Senator Brown will. He's on a mission to listen to what America has to say and use it to start a productive dialog to make our democracy stronger and more inclusive. If we are all part of the solution we can solve any problem.

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Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting

Shadow Politics , April 26, 2020 Guest, Karl A Racine, DC Attorney General
Shadow Politics , April 19, 2020 Guest, Matthew Fienup Ph.D.
Shadow Politics , April 5, 2020 Guests, Ed Bales and Sean R Francis
Shadow Politics , March 29, 2020 Guest, Ed Lazere, Former Executive Director of DC Fiscal Policy Institute.
Shadow Politics , March 22, 2020 with Senator Michael Brown and Maria Sanchez discussing the Corona Virus - Covid 19
Shadow Politics , March 15, 2020 Guest, Dr Catherine Crosland
Shadow Politics , March 8, 2020 Guest, Harry Jaffe
Shadow Politics , March 1, 2020 Guest, Bill Mosley
Shadow Politics , February 23, 2020 Guest, Anne Anderson, Chair of the League of Women Voters-DC Committee for Full Rights for DC Citizens
Shadow Politics , February 16, 2020 Guest, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman for the District of Columbia
Shadow Politics , February 9, 2020 with Senator Michael Brown and Maria Sanchez, The Iowa Caucuses 2020 - First-in-the-Nation
Shadow Politics , January 26, 2020 Guest, Joe Sestak
Shadow Politics , January 19, 2020 Guest, Adam Eidinger
Shadow Politics , January 12, 2020 Guest, William Ruger, VP for Research and Policy at Charles Koch Institute and VP, Foreign Policy at Stand Together
Shadow Politics , December 29, 2019 Guest, Joe Madison, recent inductee into the Radio Hall of Fame
Shadow Politics , December 8, 2019 with Senator Michael Brown and Maria Sanchez discussing climate change, Trump impeachment and DC Statehood
Shadow Politics , November 24, 2019 Maria Sanchez interviews guest, Dr Brian Lima, Cardiac Surgeon and author of Heart to Beat
Shadow Politics , November 17, 2019 Guest, Walter Smith
Shadow Politics , November 10, 2019 Guests, Hector Rodriguez and Matthew J. Cary
Shadow Politics , November 3, 2019 Guest, Adam Wunische
Senator Michael D. Brown
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Democractic Senator of the District of Columbia, Talk Show Host and Full Representation Activist

Over the past 33 years Senator Brown has been involved in many national and local political campaigns, including six Presidential campaigns. He has also been involved in the past ten consecutive Democratic National Conventions including being an Obama super-delegate in 2008 and 2012. Last November he was reelected with 207,000 votes, that's more votes than eight other United States Senators who are now serving in congress. In addition, he was on the staff of the Democratic National Committee and was a community activists and neighborhood commissioner in his hometown of Washington, DC. Senator Brown is a graduate of the University of Maryland. In 2008 Barack Obama said that, Even without a vote, Senator Brown has always been a strong advocate for the rights of DC residents. As a shadow senator, Brown receives no pay from the government, receives no budget from the government, and cannot vote on matters before the Senate. While he does not have an office in the United States Senate, the Government of the District provides him with an office in City Hall. His office is totally funded by contributions from DC taxpayers. Brown lobbies the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives on behalf of the citizens of the District in their attempt to gain full representation in Congress, self-determination, and eventually admittance to the union as a state. As shadow senator, Brown also works with the District's delegate, mayor, and council to advance the interest of local residents on Federal issues. Brown is a member of the Democratic Party.


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