The Matt McNeil Show
Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 3pm to 4pm. Matt has been living most of his life in the state of his birth. He's a husband, a father of three, a veteran, and a broadcaster. He's worked in radio for over 25 years, starting with Armed Forces Radio in Nuremberg, Germany. He currently lives in Hopkins.
On his show Matt talks politics from a Democrat/Progressive perspective, but he'll also venture into parenting, religion, entertainment, sports, gardening, business, cooking, and many other subjects. He interviews politicians, political insiders, authors, pundits, entertainers, and artists, and loves talking to the listeners.
Besides being on air, you can read his thoughts at the 'Progressive Citizen X' blog.
Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day, Dan Solon who is running in 34A (the retiring Joyce Peppin’s seat). Also why Democrats need a candidate to run in every race. And Connie Rutledge gives us a preview of the upcoming Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire on Saturday at the State Fairgrounds.
Erik Paulsen is finally having what he calls “town hall” meetings today. Also Matt on how the GOP legislature tried to force Mark Dayton’s hand. And Jeff Stein on national politics including Jeff Sessions and Roseanne.
Matt speaks with former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe about Trum…errrr the NFL’s new policy on kneeling during the national anthem. Also Cheryl Youakim (MN-46B) is the Democrat of the Day and fills us in on the end of last week’s disastrous legislative session.
Jeff Brand joins as the Democrat of the Day. Jeff Stein joins to talk NFL, Trump, Tomi Lahren, and much more.
Trace Beaulieu aka Dr. Clayton Forrester from Mystery Science Theater 3000 joins the program. Then Ruth Richardson running for MN State House 52-B joins to be today’s Democrat of the Day!
Matt speaks with DFL House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman about the close to last night’s legislative session. Also why Trump is a terrible negotiator.
Matt talks about yet another school shooting, this time in Texas. Then, the dispute between Mark Dayton and the GOP legislature on education funding. Also Democrat of the day is MN-16B candidate Mindy Kimmel.