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Hello Hello

By BGP Audio
Navigating the political climate can be difficult. We believe that being an informed member of society is important. Our mission as a political news and political discussion podcast is to help inform teens, college students, and adults to become better informed citizens.
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EP. - 43 "Israel and Palestine"
Foreign Policy Week, Day 5: In this special episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the conflict between Israel and Palestine, attempts at peace, the Oslo Accords, the threat of Hamas extremism, and the likelihood of a one or two state solution. This week, Hello Hello is discussing Foreign Policy every day! Check us out each day this week to learn about foreign policy around the world. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
10:21
April 23, 2021
EP. - 42 "Iran"
Foreign Policy Week, Day 4: In this special episode, Adam and Jesse discuss foreign policy in Iran, including recent conflicts with Israel, with a focus on the nuclear issue.  This week, Hello Hello is discussing Foreign Policy every day! Check us out each day this week to learn about foreign policy around the world. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
11:14
April 22, 2021
EP. - 41 "Russia"
Foreign Policy Week, Day 3: In this special episode, Adam and Jesse discuss foreign policy in Russia, the rumors of Russia paying Afghan militants with links to to the Taliban for killing U.S. troops, as well as 2020 election interference. Adam also discusses the Russian troops recently placed around Ukraine's borders, and the possibilities of conflicts there. This week, Hello Hello is discussing Foreign Policy every day! Check us out each day this week to learn about foreign policy around the world. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
14:28
April 21, 2021
EP. - 40 "Afghanistan"
Foreign Policy Week, Day 2: In this special episode, Adam and Jesse discuss foreign policy in Afghanistan, the United States' relationship with Afghanistan, the war in Afghanistan, and the news that President Biden will have troops out of Afghanistan by September 11, 2021. This week, Hello Hello is discussing Foreign Policy every day! Check us out each day this week to learn about foreign policy around the world. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
12:22
April 20, 2021
EP. - 39 "Foreign Policy Week"
This week, Hello Hello is discussing Foreign Policy every day! This is the first episode, discussing what foreign policy is and what to expect in the upcoming series of episodes. Check us out each day this week to learn about foreign policy around the world. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
07:48
April 19, 2021
EP. - 38 "The Vaccine"
In this Bonus Episode, Adam and Jesse talk about the COVID-19 Vaccine, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, the fears, risks, and value of getting vaccinated, and their personal experiences with the vaccine.  Want to learn more about COVID-19 Vaccines? Check out the CDC's information by clicking here. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
15:23
April 17, 2021
EP. - 37 "2024"
This week, Adam and Jesse discuss the possible candidates in the 2024 election, the likelihood of President Biden running for a second term, VP Kamala Harris' chance at the presidency, along with the many people vying for the Republican nomination. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
25:08
April 12, 2021
EP. - 36 "An Interview with a Party Switcher"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse talk with Jesse Higgins, a college student who has changed from a more conservative Republican to a liberal Democrat as a result of the events of 2020. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
20:34
March 22, 2021
EP. - 35 "Covid One Year Later" Pt. 2
In this episode, Adam and Jesse continue to discuss the events of the past year, focusing on the Coronavirus pandemic from August 2020 through March 2021. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
27:55
March 18, 2021
EP. - 34 "Covid One Year Later" Pt. 1
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the events of the last year, focusing on the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic through August 2020.   Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
40:46
March 15, 2021
EP. - 33 "State Supreme Courts"
In this episode, the last in a three part series on local government, Adam and Jesse discuss the role of state supreme courts in our political  landscape. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
06:59
March 13, 2021
EP. - 32 "State Legislatures"
In this episode, the second in a three part series on local government, Adam and Jesse discuss the role of state legislatures in our political landscape. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
11:59
March 8, 2021
EP. - 31 "Governors"
In this episode, the first of a three part series on local government, Adam and Jesse discuss the role of Governors in our political landscape. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
16:53
February 22, 2021
EP. - 30 "Census"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the 2020 Census and Gerrymandering. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted  by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and  producer.
15:53
February 1, 2021
EP. - 29 "46"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the first days of Biden's presidency, and what to expect in the coming months. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer. The audio at the beginning and end of today's episode is gathered from "President Biden 2021 Inaugural Ceremony" on CSPAN, whose footage and audio is provided  by the U.S.  government for public use. The speaker at the beginning is President Biden, and the clip at the end is Inaugural Poet, Amanda Gorman.
25:38
January 25, 2021
EP. - 28 "Inauguration"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss inaugurations and discuss the last acts of Trump's presidency as well as the first acts of Biden's presidency.   Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com  Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .  Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.  The audio at the end of today's episode is gathered from "President Reagan's Farewell Address" on CSPAN, whose footage and audio is provided by the U.S.  government for public use.
22:12
January 20, 2021
EP. - 27 “The Last Two Weeks”
In this episode, Adam and Jesse cover the news of the past two weeks (including the riot at the Capitol)and discuss the final two weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.  Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted  by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and  producer. The audio at the end of today's episode is gathered from various videos on CSPAN this past week, whose footage and audio is provided by the U.S. government for public use.
28:29
January 11, 2021
EP. - 26 "New Year's Countdown"
In this special episode, Adam and Jesse discuss their top 10 political events of 2020 along with some honorable mentions. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer. The audio at the end of today's episode is from "Shuttle to Station Sounds and Sound Bites" by DudeAwesome on Freesound used under creative commons.
07:47
December 31, 2020
Christmas Bonus
In this short bonus episode, Adam presents a parody of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas". 
02:56
December 21, 2020
EP. - 25 "Executive Orders"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss Executive Orders and their power within the presidency. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .
18:09
December 15, 2020
EP. - 24 "What's the Matter with Kansas?"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the history of Kansas government and its bizarre three party system. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com   Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .   Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by  Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and  producer.
20:08
December 7, 2020
News Update 11/30/20
This week, Adam and Jesse are taking a break in preparation for finals. Hello Hello will return next week as scheduled. 
03:16
November 30, 2020
EP. - 23 "Talking Politics in the Holidays"
In this episode, special guests Blake Gladson and Paige Sherraden join Adam and Jesse for an interview on how to discuss politics at the dinner table during the holiday season.  Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com   Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .   Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by  Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and  producer.
37:42
November 23, 2020
EP. - 22 "Transition of Power"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the history of the transition of power, as well as the current transition from the Donald Trump Administration and how it will affect President Elect Joe Biden's administration. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast .  Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
18:20
November 16, 2020
EP. - 21 "Georgia"
In this episode, Adam discusses the election in Georgia, including the close Presidential race and the Senate race runoffs. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
13:34
November 9, 2020
EP. - 20.5 "Hello Hello, President Biden"
In this clip, the hosts announce the winner of the 2020 election, Joe Biden, and track his path to victory in the electoral college. Did you enjoy this clip? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
02:09
November 7, 2020
EP. - 20 "An Update on the Results"
In this short episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the current standings of the 2020 election.  UPDATE: As of the publishing of this episode, Joe Biden has officially won the state of Michigan. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
10:26
November 4, 2020
EP. - 19 "The Battle For The Presidency"
In  this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the 2020 election. They discuss what will happen if President Donald Trump is re-elected and what would happen if Joe Biden is elected. Adam gives his predictions for who will win and what days the results will be released.  Please vote and remember to be courteous to all, no matter who wins the presidency.  Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
26:46
November 2, 2020
EP. - 18 "Jorgensen and Hawkins"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the large third party candidates in the 2020 election. They discuss Green Party nominee, Howie Hawkins and Libertarian nominee, Jo Jorgensen, what they believe and their chances of winning the 2020 US Presidential Election. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
16:53
October 26, 2020
EP. - 17 "The Race for the Senate"
In  this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the senate races for the 2020 election. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
20:56
October 22, 2020
EP. - 16 "The House Races"
In  this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the house races for the 2020 election. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
14:03
October 19, 2020
EP. - 15 "China and Coronavirus"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss China's role in the spread of coronavirus, as well as the trade war with China, and the issues the current and next administration will face in relation to both China and the coronavirus. Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
14:59
October 15, 2020
EP. - 14 "Misinformation"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss misinformation, how social media has enabled election interference, and how the 2020 presidential candidates plan to resolve this problem.  Did you enjoy this episode? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio. It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer.
19:43
October 12, 2020
EP. - 13 "The Executive Branch"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse end the mini-series about the branches of the U.S. government, discussing the Executive branch and its functions. Did you enjoy this miniseries? Let us know at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast . Hello Hello Podcast is made by BGP Audio.  It is written and hosted by Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard, with Jesse Sheppard as editor and producer. 
17:50
October 8, 2020
EP. - 12 "The Judicial Branch"
In this, the second episode of a three-part series on the branches of the U.S. government, Adam and Jesse discuss the Judicial Branch and how it operates.
15:29
October 5, 2020
EP. - 11 "The Legislative Branch"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the functions of the legislative branch of the U.S. government. View our live coverage of the Presidential Debates on our Instagram page, @hellohellopodcast as the debates occur. Email us at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com with any comments, questions or concerns. Instagram: @hellohellopodcast Writers/Hosts: Adam Moore and Jesse Sheppard Edited and Produced by Jesse Sheppard (BGP Audio), 2020 All Rights Reserved.
13:48
September 28, 2020
EP. - 10 "Voting"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the USPS and absentee voting, along with the importance of registering to vote.
14:23
September 24, 2020
Season 2 Trailer
In this short trailer, we discuss the topics we'll explore in our Fall 2020 season, leading up to the 2020 presidential election.
00:57
September 23, 2020
EP. - 09 "RBG and the Future"
In this short episode, we discuss how the passing of Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will affect the future of the Senate races, as well as the likelihood of a new Supreme Court nominee being confirmed before the 2020 presidential election. Email us at hellohellopodcast@gmail.com with any questions, comments, corrections or concerns. Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast for more content, including live updates during the 2020 presidential debates.
12:04
September 19, 2020
EP. - 08 "Senate Races"
In this final episode, prerecorded in February of 2020, Adam and Jesse discuss the Senate Races of 2020, and the likely outcomes of the election. [This Episode Contains No Weekly Update] Follow us on Instagram @hellohellopodcast for fun surprises throughout 2020.
25:46
April 6, 2020
A Brief Update
This week, Jesse is out due to an injured arm. We discuss the future of Hello Hello, and Adam gives a brief weekly update on the Coronavirus.
05:42
March 30, 2020
EP. - 07 "Third Parties"
In this episode we discuss Third Parties, especially the Green Party and the Libertarian Party, including what the party believes about different political issues. Adam explains some issues with America's two party system.  In the weekly update, Jesse discusses Coronavirus as well as recent insider trading within the Senate.  Be sure to vote this political season. Your voice matters! A Note from our staff: Due to the Coronavirus, our college has gone online. While we have a few pre-recorded podcasts left, the future of Hello Hello Podcast is uncertain. We will be sure to have a few surprises in the mix in case these are our last episodes of this season! 
23:17
March 23, 2020
EP. - 06 "The Republican Party"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the political beliefs of the Republican Party, what political changes have occurred since the 2016 election, and answer a listener's question.  In the Main Segment, we discuss topics like Gun Control and Small Government. In the weekly update, we discuss COVID-19, and Harvey Weinstein's sentencing.
31:54
March 16, 2020
EP. - 05 "The Democratic Party"
In this special episode of a three-part series on political parties, Adam and Jesse discuss the basics of the Democratic Party.  Topics include: The difference between progressive and moderate democrats, Campaign finance reform and Citizens United, Immigration and the repeal of DACA, and the topics important to the democratic party, such as LGBT rights, equality, women's rights and civil rights. In the weekly update, we discuss the continuing spread of COVID 19; we also discuss the results of Super Tuesday.  Remember to vote, because YOUR voice matters!
28:48
March 9, 2020
EP. - 04 "Super Tuesday"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss Super Tuesday, as well as the current events of the past weeks.  Listen as Adam and Jesse explain the basics of the American political landscape and discuss events that affect the political climate. You can register to vote simply and quickly online or by mail. Just visit your Secretary of State's website to find out how registration works in your state. Remember, every vote counts! 
21:30
March 2, 2020
EP. - 03 "Presidents' Day"
In this short episode, Adam discusses the news of the past week, and we discuss Presidents' Day. Jesse makes Adam play a game to name the presidents, and Jesse discusses his school's kid genius.
10:57
February 17, 2020
EP. - 02 "First Ladies"
In this Episode, Adam recaps the political news of the week, including the impeachment results, the Iowa Caucus and the State of the Union Address. Jesse discusses the odd first ladies who weren't married to the President, James Buchanan, Dolley Madison and Jackie Kennedy. Adam discusses the legacies left by the recent first ladies, and their roles during their husband's term in office.  Email us at hellohellopodcast (at) gmail (dot) com with your political questions to be featured in a future episode!
38:25
February 10, 2020
EP. - 01 "Caucuses and Primaries"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse Discuss what Caucuses and Primaries are, and who we think will win the Democratic Nomination. In the Weekly Update, Adam Discusses The Impeachment Trials, Coronavirus, and World War III. 
24:00
February 2, 2020
EP. - 00 "Impeachment"
In this episode, Adam and Jesse discuss the process and history of impeachment in the United States. We also discuss the likelihood of President Trump's full removal from office. Skip to 6:07 if you listened to the teaser clip. 
21:58
December 22, 2019
Hello Hello Trailer - Meet the Hosts
In this trailer, we introduce the hosts of Hello Hello and discuss the goals for the podcast and the importance of being a politically informed citizen.
02:40
December 17, 2019