Minnesota Progressive Repartee
Doug Pagitt, Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host our daily repartee from 4-5 PM. What does repartee mean? Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. And each day during our repartee we bring you the latest on Minnesota politics and interviews from news makers along with your calls. It's progressive radio without the pledge drives or tote bags!
Doug and Brett talk about a MinnPost article that explains the ramifications of Minnesota losing a Congressional seat after the 2020 census. Also the city of St. Paul wants to eliminate library late fees…is that the right thing to do? And Steve Morse of the MN Environmental Partnership talks about local environment issues.
Doug Pagitt and Brett talk about what Republicans fear a Democratic controlled House might investigate. Also should politicians become more personable when they campaign? And the importance of civic mindedness.
Paul Wallace Astro-physicist talks about water on the moon. Senator John Marty criticizes outgoing U of M President’s million dollar exit package.
Doug speaks with Alicia Donahue who attended the Erik Paulsen/Dean Phillips debate. Also it’s not a good day for the Trump administration as Paul Manafort was found guilty and Michael Cohen reached a plea deal.
Doug Pagitt speaks with Ian Bratlie, a staff attorney with the Minnesota ACLU about why the Nobles, MN county sheriff’s office is in hot water for detaining immigrants. Then Erik Paulsen and Dean Phillips are debating tomorrow and it will cost you $60 to attend. And then Doug shares his thoughts on why PACs and…