Maria and Alice are joined by the man Politico has billed as the "oracle of Democratic midterm optimism," Simon Rosenberg weighs in on what he sees as a potential blue wave in November. The founder of New Democrat Network has been reading the political tea leaves and sees a bright future for democrats, even with the low presidential poll numbers and inflation concerns. The podcast duo also looks at the fallout of the Kansas abortion vote and how it may motivate voters through the fall. In this week's meaningful moment, they share words of inspiration from the late, great sportscasting legend Vin Scully.