Minnesota Progressive Repartee
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!
Monday - Doug Pagitt
Tuesday - Doug Pagitt
Wednesday - Hunter Hawes & Erik Nelson
Thursday - Brett Johnson
Friday - Richard Painter & Doug/Brett/Hunter
Doug talks about the importance of volunteering and contributing to political campaigns. Also medicare changes have a lot of Minnesota seniors nervous. Daniel Romero of MIRAC joins us to talk about why the Minneapolis City Council is not passing municipal IDs. And the CFO of Wells Fargo thinks there’s too much negative press about his…
Doug speaks with Robert Pilot of Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake (Saturdays at 2pm on AM 950) about the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. By the end of September, Minneapolis officials want to clear the large homeless encampment just north of East Phillips Park at Hiawatha and Cedar Avenues and start the process of connecting…
Doug Pagitt speaks with Kip Hedges of 15 Now Minnesota about their effort to get a $15 minimum wage in St. Paul. Also hypocrisy from the MN GOP and having a congressional candidate (Pete Stauber) having trouble distinguishing between his government and campaign email accounts.
Doug Pagitt and callers task about their memories of 9/11 and how the time between 2001 and 2018 doesn’t seem that long. Also does polling matter anymore after pollsters so badly missed 2016?
Doug talks about the unfortunate parade float accident involving Republican candidates. Also why are big box stores saying their properties values are lower than what they’re assessed?
Doug Pagitt speaks with Jake Faleschini, Director of the Courts Program with Legal Progress at the Center for American Progress, who attended the Kavanaugh hearing today. Also why voting for a DFL governor affects the state supreme court like a president affects the federal supreme court. Then Doug tries to figure out why Randy in…
Doug Pagitt talks about Amy Klobuchar’s comments from Sunday about regretting voting to get rid of the filibuster in 2013. Also thoughts on day 1 of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. And then an interview with CD2 candidate Angie Craig.