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Minnesota Progressive Repartee

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 18, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host the Repartee. On today’s show we talk about: ———————————————————————————————————————————————————Harm to Ongoing Matter———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 11, 2019

Doug and Brett host the Repartee and speak with Chris from the National Weather Service about why we’re getting this very strange April winter storm. Also Representative Ryan Winkler on the latest happenings at the state legislature.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 8, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host today’s Repartee. We talk about: Why Brett is not annoyed by the snow coming later this week What is the Minnesota Family Investment Program and why has it not had a funding increase since 1986 Why are Minnesotans worried about what out of towners think about our state whenever…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 3, 2019

Dpug welcomes Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin to talk about their tour coming to Minneapolis Friday called: Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence. Find event info at: BeatingGuns.com https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beating-guns-tour-minneapolis-mn-tickets-55056648919 Also Trump struggles to say “origins” and has no logic in deciding to cut funding to NGO’s in central America. And Doug…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 2, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host the Repartee today. Coming up: We speak with Sara Garcia from the Center for American Progress about a piece she wrote on how the NCAA is poorly serving it’s black male athletes. Democrats are largely writing off CD8 in 2020. Why and is this a good idea? Rumors that #DougWardlow will reemerge…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – April 1, 2019

Doug is your Repartee host today and talks about the impacts of the Final Four coming to Minneapolis. Also Governor Walz signs a bill regarding changes to snow days for schools. And state Senator Jason Isaacson (SD-42) joins to talk about the Senate committee on banned bills that took place today.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – March 27, 2019

It’s a special presentation of “It’s Mueller Time” with Richard Painter. He and Doug Pagitt take a deep dive into AG Barr’s version of the Mueller Report, including his conflicts of interest, the collusion and obstruction of justice issues, and the obvious reasons we need the full report.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – March 26, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes are your Rapateers today. We talk about: Democrats being asked if they’re capitalists. How should they respond? Social media privacy bills at the #MNLeg, including one that would protect you from giving your employer access to your accounts. One of the few reasonable GOP state Senators, Scott Jensen (SD-47), works to lower…

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Mueller Time With Richard Painter And Hunter Hawes – March 22, 2019

Richard Painter and Hunter Hawes talks Trump Impeachment including the emoluments clause, 25th amendment, high crimes and treason. Plus all of Trumps cronies and which indictments to expect.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – March 20, 2019

Doug Pagitt hosts the Repartee today and wonders why Minneapolis won’t lift their parking restrictions now that almost all the snow is gone. Also a conversation about the candidacy Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden among other contenders.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – March 12, 2019

First up our intro is a little different today thanks to the very talented rev. Jack from Minneapolis! Doug hosts the Repartee from DC today and talks about running into several congressional members on the street. Also how marijuana legalization failed in the state Senate. And what Doug might tell Nancy Pelosi should he meet…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – March 6, 2019

Doug is the Repartee host today and talks about some interesting Ash Wednesday facts. Also a conversation about why we need to increase the gas tax. And why Congress needs to move faster on impeaching Donald Trump.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – February 27, 2019

Doug hosts the repartee today and speaks with Carol and Ken from PNHPMN.org about how we move towards a single payer healthcare system. Then our big national story with Michael Cohen testifying before Congress. And Doug compares what’s happening now to Richard Nixon’s infamous “I’m not a crook” speech.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – February 26, 2019

Brett hosts today’s Repartee and gives the latest updates on the Cal Bahr controversy and the Clay County GOP Facebook page posting content comparing Bernie Sanders to Hitler. Also Graeme Wood of the Atlantic talks about Amy Klobuchar’s employee abuse allegations and her chances in 2020. Plus your calls on Klobuchar.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – February 25, 2019

Doug is our Repartee host today and is joined by Kevin Featherly, capitol reporter for MinnLawyer, as they talk about gun reform bills and the controversial comments by Rep. Cal Bahr about violence against gun reform supporters.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – February 6, 2019

Doug hosts the Repartee today and talks about all of Trump’s absurdities in last night’s State of the Union speech. Also your thoughts on a presidential bid from Amy Klobuchar. Then Hedy Walls of the YMCA’s Equity Innovation Center on the program opening in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – February 5, 2019

Slow road conditions, Hunter and Brett talk about how to drive in the snow. Senator Steve A. Cwodzinski joins the Repartee to talk about the special election, Labor Unions, Hands free driving bills, Marijuana and more. Alex Jones joins again as Brett and Hunter breakdown conspiracy theories.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 29, 2019

Doug hosts the repartee today and chats with callers about how people generations ago used to survive in the extremely cold weather. Then Doug speaks with Megan Tackney. She is the program manager for Pathways to Freedom which is led by Humanity United and the NoVo Foundation. They discuss how human trafficking is being prevented…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 28, 2019

Brett and Hunter host the Repartee. Nick Stumo joins to talk rural broadband. What can Democrats do to form a rural strategy. Marijuana legalization in Minnesota? Republican Scott Jensen cosigns a bill because of pressure from constituents, Hunter was at a town-hall with Jensen this weekend and fills in the information. Brett and Hunter actually…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 21, 2019

All three of our Repartee hosts are in for the first half of the show as Doug, Brett and Hunter reflect on MLK and some interesting facts about him that are largely ignored by the general public. Also Nekima Levy-Armstrong joins to talk about a forum on Wednesday called Driving While Black Mpls Public Forum,…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 16, 2019

Doug hosts today’s show and speaks with Asma Mohammed of RISE (Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment) about a women’s day rally in St. Paul today involving Muslim & Jewish Women of Minnesota (MJWMn). Also a conversation about how Minnesota is one of the fastest warming states in the country.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 15, 2019

Our 4 Pm show finally has an official name: The Minnesota Progressive Repartee. What does Repartee mean? A conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. On today’s show Steve Cwodzinski, MN state senate, dfl endorsed candidate state senate, Minnesota district 48.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – January 14, 2019

Our 4 Pm show finally has an official name: The Minnesota Progressive Repartee. What does Repartee mean? A conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. On today’s show Doug talks about how universal healthcare would free people from being tied to a job that gives them healthcare. Also your thoughts on Trump…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – January 8, 2019

Doug talks about the first day of the #MNLeg and speaks with Rep. Heather Edelson of 49A about what her first day as a state rep was like. Then a discussion about how Democrats and Republicans frame the health care and health insurance issues.

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – January 7, 2019

Segment 1: The difference between Roman and Orthodox Christmas. And an important ruling regarding protesting in MN. Segment 2: Doug and Brett share their thoughts on the movie “Vice” and Mary from Bloomington calls in about the delicious chocolates at Chocolat Celeste. Segment 3: More thoughts on Tim Walz being inaugurated as governor and how…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 26, 2018

Doug does a live broadcast from Chocolat Celeste! Visit the boutique: 652 Transfer Road, Suite 16A Saint Paul MN 55114 Phone: 651-644-3823 or 877-644-3823 Email: mary@chocolatceleste.com Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday: Noon to 4 PM

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 20, 2018

Hunter hosts today’s show and replays part of Doug Pagitt’s “interview” with nationally syndicated conservative talk show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Hunter and Brett discuss what “beta male” actually means (which is one of Jesse’s favorite insults). Plus gift ideas for your Trump supporting MAGA relatives. Then on a more serious note how legacy media…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 17, 2018

Doug Pagitt talks about why we’re on the verge of having yet another government shut down. Also your calls on a Texas judge ruling Obamacare unconstitutional. And Doug has an interesting proposal on a new plan for universal healthcare. Then Collin Peterson says he doesn’t “know a damn thing” about the war in Yemen.

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 12, 2018

Doug talks about how the endless Trump legal problems are distracting from how terrible he’s been on policy issues. Also Randy in Coon Rapids says everything is a witch hunt (ugh) and callers respond. Also news on the farm bill, the Wisconsin GOP-Scott Walker power grab, and the news quiz Doug and Brett take.

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 5, 2018

Doug speaks with Scott Ross of One Wisconsin Now about how Republicans were able to take power away from the incoming Governor and Attorney General. Then your thoughts on why Republicans are putting through sore loser legislation. Can they be held accountable? Do they care?

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – December 3, 2018

Doug reflects on the passing of George HW Bush and how different he is than modern Republicans. Also Democrats first bill when they take over the House is to reform ethics in Congress. Also what would a presidential run from Amy Klobuchar look like?

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – November 27, 2018

Phil Wolgin from CAP’s immigration policy team joins to talk about teargassing asylum seekers. Then Jenn Schualtz State Representative from Duluth joins to talk about gerrymandering. Where do the Minnesota DFL congress people stand on Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the house?

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – November 26, 2018

Hunter shares his thoughts on how to engage with family members around the holidays who you disagree with politically. Also why Trump starting a government TV channel might not be a bad thing. How Minnesota is a blue beacon of hope in a midwest surrounded by red. And how the electoral college in the long…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – November 19, 2018

Hunter talks about why Trump is a bad head of state. Also how Republican presidents seem to get worse and worse every time. Also Robert Pilot of I’m Awake reports live from a very unfortunate fire at the Wall of Forgotten Natives. And a movement to get more fast food places unionized.

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