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About the show

The Get More Smarter Podcast is Colorado’s only progressive political podcast, hosted by two seasoned political veterans with decades of experience in local, state, and national politics. The Podcast is a production of ColoradoPols.com and ProgressNow Colorado the state’s largest progressive political blog and larget multi-issue advocacy organization

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About the hosts

Ian Silverii

Ian Silverii

Host

Ian Silverii is the Executive Director of ProgressNow Colorado, the state’s largest online progressive advocacy organization. Silverii is a veteran campaign strategist and former Executive Director of the House Majority Project in Colorado. He served as Chief of Staff to State House Speaker Dickie Lee Hullinghorst during the 70th General Assembly in Colorado.

Jason Bane

Jason Bane

Host

Jason Bane is a former award-winning journalist who has spent the past decade working for progressive political and policy solutions, from labor unions (SEIU) to environmental organizations (Western Conservation Foundation, Western Resource Advocates). He is also the founder of Colorado’s oldest and most popular political website, ColoradoPols.com.

50: Future Taiwanese Lobbyist Cory Gardner

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast Senate Republicans keep shouting O’Doyle Rules as their car flies off the coronavirus cliff, We find our second favorite US Senator boning up on his mandarin in preparation for his next job, QAnon makes it to the White House, we weigh the relative merits of a little spray-paint against all of the horrible things visited upon this nation since 2016, and we interview yet another Jason Bane marking the first time the podcast has gone INTERNATIONAL!

49: Q-Donkulous

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast it’s less than 100 days til the biggest election ever ever ever, Senate Republicans want everyone to become homeless and then sweep them off the streets, we find Cory Gardner not in Washington doing his job, but at a ridiculous photo op with handbag designer and black bean enthusiast, Ivanka Trump, 9News fires an antifascist (and it’s not Ian this time), Aurora Mayor and vanquished former congressman Mike Coffman reminds us why we worked so hard to beat him in 2018, we play a new game, and the podcast turns one year old!

48: The Boebert Report (ft. David Ortiz)

Pandemic-Presidential-Pardoning-Pence-Pandering-Vice President-Picking-Palooza! Another edition of the Boebert Report, we can’t seem to find our second favorite US Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner AND we interview David Ortiz, Democratic Candidate for State House in Littleton and Centennial who is running against a dude with an impossible to not snicker at name.