Every Thursday, Nicole Sandler chats with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC about politics. Today they focus in on the Texas primary results and Democrats who joined with Republicans to gut Dodd-Frank, and more.
After a look at what's news, we welcome Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC back to the show to talk politics. Today: who is less popular - Paul Ryan or Nancy Pelosi? Also, Primary Season Is Far More Important Than The DCCC Wants You To Think It Is
Al Franken today was accused of sexual harassment by an LA radio personality. On today's show, I weighed in on the fact that it's not a partisan issue, though some on the right are trying to make it one. One thing Franken has done that few others in his position have is apologize. It's Thursday, so Howie Klein joins in from Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk about what happened in Oklahoma Tuesday when a progressive ran for the state senate, and how congressional Democrats keep making the same mistakes.
It's a new week. Today, Joel Silberman returns from a week away to give us his take on the latest news from the campaign trail. And we'll check in with a political operative, David Keith, to see what he can tell us from the field.