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 Pagitt speaks with Aaron Brown of Minnesota Brown about the wide open CD8 DFL primary. Then your calls as you make your pitch on who you’re voting for in tomorrow’s DFL governor primary.
Doug has Richard Painter in studio for the whole hour as we take your calls and questions!
Doug Pagitt speaks with CD5 candidate Patricia Torress Ray. Also Doug speaks with James Lamond, senior policy advisor at the Center for American Progress and the Moscow Project about the Paul Manafort trial. They discuss the trial details and how it fits into the larger Russia investigation.
Doug takes your calls on the CD5 race as well as thoughts on the Richard Painter/Tina Smith race.
In the first half of today’s show Doug and Brett talk about the Pawlenty/Johnson debate and dispute between Richard Painter and the DFL. In the second half we talk with our Astrophysacist Paul Wallace about flat earthers, conspiracy theories, and the lake discovered on Mars.
Doug Pagitt speaks with Alex Thornton, senior director of tax policy at the Center for American Progress about Trump proposing yet another tax cut for the rich. Also why Trump calling American citizens traitors is so dangerous.