25 episodes

Moderate Party is a political podcast for Moderates, Centrists, and Independents. Each week, Hillari Lombard will be joined by conservatives, liberals, politicians, journalists, activists, educators, and any one else with a good idea on how to improve our Country. She will take an honest look at the week’s news and have inspiring conversations with top political thinkers — all while trying to add some energy to the Moderate Movement

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    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

Moderate Party is a political podcast for Moderates, Centrists, and Independents. Each week, Hillari Lombard will be joined by conservatives, liberals, politicians, journalists, activists, educators, and any one else with a good idea on how to improve our Country. She will take an honest look at the week’s news and have inspiring conversations with top political thinkers — all while trying to add some energy to the Moderate Movement

    What makes a moderate?

    What makes a moderate?

    In this week’s uniquely ranty episode, Hillari Lombard talks about the fallout from our Dobbs episode, dives into this positive, and productive, moment in American Politics, and rounds out the episode with an exploration of questions surrounding her identity as a moderate. Along the way is a conversation about political ideology and moderate political beliefs. […]

    • 29 min
    Extremism in the State House with David Pepper

    Extremism in the State House with David Pepper

    In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s recent controversial rulings, a lot of attention has been placed on State Legislatures all across the country. Congress is too divided to pass laws that meet the moment and the Supreme Court is exercising raw judicial power the role of the statehouse is becoming more consequential than ever. Justice Alito said topics like abortion should be sent back to the states; but when the statehouses are incubating extremism – who are we sending it back to? Hillari Lombard sits down with David Pepper, the author of Laboratories for Autocracy, to discuss the corruption and extremism plaguing state legislatures all across the country. They discuss the risk state legislatures pose to democracy and most importantly what we can all do to stop it.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Roe.

    Roe.

    Moderate Party Podcast is coming back one week earlier than expected for a bonus episode about the Supreme Courts decision to overturn Roe v Wade and end a half century of abortion rights in america.

    • 38 min
    Unbiased and Factual with Arjun Moorthy

    Unbiased and Factual with Arjun Moorthy

    Hillari Lombard sits down with Arjun Moorthy, CEO of the Factual, for a conversation about the Media and our weird relationship with it. Along the way, they discuss personal identity vs political action, trust, bias, and more! If you have thoughts about this episode or ideas for an upcoming episode, let us know by emailing […]

    • 1 hr
    Friday with Friends: Principles First with Julie Lombard

    Friday with Friends: Principles First with Julie Lombard

    In the first inaugural Friday with Friends episode, Hillari sits down with Julie Lombard, to discuss the Principles First Summit they attended last month. Along the way they discuss the history and future of the republican party, legacy, and what it takes to forgive. My inbox is always open! Share your thoughts, suggestions, and feedback at talk@moderatepartypodcast.com

    • 56 min
    What Comes Next with Michael Kimmage

    What Comes Next with Michael Kimmage

    Russian invaded Ukraine a month ago. Since then, Putin has waged a merciless war of aggression against their sovereign neighbor. A lot of media coverage is focused around current events — the war unfolding before our eyes. But this week, Hillari Lombard speaks with Michael Kimmage about what comes next, how this war ends, and […]

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

tripthroughyourwires ,

Fresh perspective - always learn something new

I like this podcast a lot. I always learn something new and it’s nice to be able to hear about politics without feeling like you’re being fed rhetoric or spin. MORE FOREIGN POLICY EPS PLEASE

possum1992 ,

Just what I’ve wanted to hear

I recently discovered this podcast and I really enjoy it. I was raised a conservative republican but like the host I’m tired of what has turned into hatred on both sides of the isle . I still hold my beliefs but I also know that this country was founded on compromise and we’ve forgotten how to do that now. I believe the middle ground is the right ground to stand on if anything ever gets accomplished again and this podcast holds to that belief.

FourthEstateBabe ,

Entertaining and hits the right questions

Political podcasts can get either boring or toxic but this one is promising. Host knows her stuff and is funny while she does it. She also doesn’t mess around with questions she asks her guests, either the right or the left. Podcast sticks to its name and keeps it in the middle.

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