Episode #332: Who for #2?

It was a disastrous primary day on Tuesday for Georgia: not because of who won or who lost, but it was a day where many voters, especially in black and poor areas, were forced to wait in line for hours and hours because of voting machines that weren’t working. Also, many people who requested absentee ballots never received them. All of that leads Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to question whether these problems will be fixed in time for the November general election.  

NPR’s Ron Elving returns to the Political Junkie to size up all the potential running mates for Joe Biden.

And, with it being 14 years ago this week that the late Robert Byrd broke the all-time Senate seniority record, Donald Ritchie, the former Senate historian, joins us to talk about Byrd’s remarkable career.

Music used in this podcast: 

Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel

Playing Fair by Rayy Dubb

I Predict by the Sparks

Congratulations, Tom Dewey by Sherman & Larsen

Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver

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