What is the possible motivation for congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s attacks on her party establishment, including Hillary Clinton? Plus, we consider one organization’s listing of the nation’s most popular governors, as well as the most unpopular. And we look back on the life of John Conyers, the disgraced former House member from Michigan who died last week.
Dayton, Ohio Mayor Nan Whaley joins Ken to talk about what needs to be done to curb gun violence in cities like hers, and her unnecessary feud with President Trump. Plus, we examine the differences between the impeachment situation faced by President Nixon 45 years ago and the one Trump is now up against. And a new book looks at how the GOP has abandoned its principles in order to stake out its loyalty to the president.
Former Democratic Congresswoman Leslie Byrne talks about what the possibility of impeaching President Trump means for her party. Plus, we discuss the shocking announcement by Rep. Joe Kennedy III that he will challenge Sen. Edward Markey in next year’s Massachusetts primary. And, could Corey Lewandowski get elected to the Senate in New Hampshire?
Despite gaffes and unsteady debate performances, Joe Biden is still atop the pack. We recap last week’s Democratic debate. Plus, author Bob Mann looks back on the so-called “Daisy ad,” considered to be one of the most notorious political attack ads of all time. And, as we remember the life of the beloved and respected journalist Cokie Roberts, we listen back to Ken’s conversation with her on the show from 2014.
North Carolina’s special election comes to a close. How jmuch of a role did President Trump play in Dan Bishop’s victory? Plus, we assess former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s challenge to President Trump in next year’s Republican primaries. And, on the anniversary of his death, we examine the career of George Wallace.
Democrats, minus some candidates, prepare to debate yet again. Will Joe Biden continue to hold onto his frontrunner status? Plus, with Congress back in session, we examine whether President Trump and Mitch McConnell will permit debate on new gun legislation. And we remember the senator who epitomized a bipartisan foreign policy — Henry “Scoop” Jackson.