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40: What the B#ck?

This week, two polls in a row spell doom for our second favorite US Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, everything is totally under control with the coronavirus as cases mount well past a million, Republicans still want to kill Obamacare (even though it’s one of the few things actually helping during this pandemic), the chairman of the Colorado Republican Party commits at least one crime, a white-supremacist-terrorist-anti-virus protestor’s plot to throw pipe bombs at FBI agents, and the state budget is totally f#cked …BUT OTHER THAN THAT, EVERYTHING IS COOL.

39: U.F.Oh, who even cares?

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast…we talk about UFOs!…also, the latest on coronavirus, Cory Gardner poppin’ bottles, a potential ballot initiative nightmare this November, and an update on a couple of important stories that we’ve discussed before. House Majority Leader Alec Garnett joins us later to talk about how and when the legislature will return to work.

38: Rep. Joe Neguse Gets More Smarter

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast…the coronavirus is still a thing; election laws are merely suggestions; and Colorado Republicans are shooting first and aiming later. We also have a long discussion with Congressman Joe Neguse of CD-2 who tells us what it’s like in Congress with everyone wearing masks and how we’re moving forward with the next few rounds of coronavirus legislation.

37: Getting Coronavirus to Own the Libs

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast…first quarter fundraising numbers for federal campaigns are out, and there’s big news…Republican House Minority Leader Patrick Neville might be the worst person in Colorado…and Republicans can’t yell at the coronavirus so they’re shaking their fists at the people trying to keep us safe.

36: Gov. John Hickenlooper Gets More Smarter

36: Gov. John Hickenlooper Gets More Smarter

Former-Governor John Hickenlooper, now a candidate for US Senate in Colorado, calls in from his campaign bunker to tell us what it's like to campaign in the age of coronavirus and much more. Hosts: Jason Bane | Ian...

35: COVID Conspiracies

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast…we’ll talk with House Majority Leader Alec Garnett for the latest on what the legislature is not doing…we’ll discuss how Republicans are digging themselves one hell of a hole with their wacky coronavirus responses…your hosts make a feeble attempt to support a coronavirus conspiracy argument…and we’ll explain why 2010 Cory Gardner would be perplexed by himself today.

34: Federal Response to COVID-19 (ft. Congressman Ed Perlmutter)

Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CD-7) informs us about the congressional response to the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Also, Ian Silverii's back! Rep. Perlmutter's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RepPerlmutter/Rep. Perlmutter's...

33: Caucuses and Coronavirus

Colorado had a caucus, and nobody came; House Majority Leader Alec Garnett joins us again to talk about the Colorado legislature and how his dog’s name ended up in state statute; the presidential primary narrows to Bernie and Biden; the coronavirus shakes up politics; we try to figure out what in the hell is wrong with Ken Buck; and we find Cory hiding out at a bougie billionaire’s champagne party.

32: Super Tuesday Spectacular

This week on the Get More Smarter Podcast…holy crap was that a Super Tuesday. That’s where we spend most of our time today, but we also check in on some more odd behavior by Colorado Republicans (44:48); we’ll look at Cory Gardner’s 2020 campaign narrative (39:53);...

31: Surveys, Sausage Making, and Sanders (ft. Fawn Bolak)

31: Surveys, Sausage Making, and Sanders (ft. Fawn Bolak)

We get some fascinating new polling insights from Fawn Bolak (1:10), House Majority Leader Alec Garnett is back to take us through the latest in legislative sausage making (14:16),  President Trump makes a bananas visit to Colorado Springs (35:27), we’re feeling...