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Minnesota Progressive Repartee

Minnesota Progressive Repartee

Weekdays 4-5PM

It's 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!

Host schedule:
Monday - Doug Pagitt
Tuesday - Doug Pagitt
Wednesday - Hunter Hawes & Erik Nelson
Thursday - Brett Johnson
Friday - Richard Painter & Doug/Brett/Hunter

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 10, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes are on today’s Repartee. Coming up: How are Minnesota’s DFL house reps thinking about impeachment Collin Peterson has a new challenger. The guy has an interesting background on healthcare for vets. For some reason the Strib calls out the city Mpls for basically preventing landlords from discriminating against prospective tenants, Some…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 6, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host the Repartee. On the show: Gnats are invading Minnesota! Why are there so many and can you repel them? We speak with Mike McLean of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District. Should Democrats have two debates with all the candidates mixed? Or a "JV" and "varsity" debate? Brett and Hunter…

The Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 5, 2019

Today’s Minnesota Repartee is a Miercoles con los Muchachos as Hunter and Erik Host. Hunter updates the listeners on the state of his new stolen vehicle. We weigh in on the planned Cheer’s bar, scheduled to be built in the old Rudolph’s BBQ property, and the incendiary comments against Israelis by the owner over social…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 4, 2019

Today the Minnesota Progressive Repartee is guest hosted by the hosts of AM950’s own I’m Awake. Robert and Curtis begin the show discussing issues facing Minnesota’s Enbridge line. Guest Frank Bibeau joins them to talk about what is being done to oppose the proposed pipelines. Later in the show Hennepin Sheriff David Hutchinson joins the…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 30, 2019

Doug is back today and talks about how every year we seem to go down to the last minute at the legislature. We ask what could be done to fix this? Then Doug has mixed feelings about Robert Mueller’s press conference yesterday.  Should we be proud or annoyed with Mueller?

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 29, 2019

Hunter Hawes and Erik host this episodes of MPR. They discuss the recent Mueller release and what it does and doesn’t include. Hunter interviews Dr. Shamblott about his dentistry practices. Hunter cheers the return of St Paul’s street fair Grand Ol’ Days and finally the fellas dig into their thoughts on McConnell’s strategies for wrestling…

Ian Millhiser – MN Progressive Repartee – May 28, 2019

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 28, 2019

Brett Johnson and Erik Nelson host today’s Repartee. On the show: Ian Millhiser from ThinkProgress on how the SCOTUS is approaching the abortion issue. Ilhan Omar wants a reset of American foreign policy. Could she find an unlikely ally in Ted Cruz in at least one aspect? Emergency insulin funding didn’t make this year’s budget…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 23, 2019

Brett Johnson and Erik Nelson host today’s Repartee. On tap: A conversation with Cameron Easley of Morning Consult. We analyze: How Biden has built up such a big lead. Lack of crossover support among Bernie and Warren supporters. Has Mayor Pete stolen Beto’s thunder? The appetite for a “rock star” candidate. Can Amy make a comeback? #MNLeg news…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 22, 2019