FYI Politics with Brett Johnson
Weekdays 2-3 PM
Join Brett Johnson Wednesdays-Fridays from 2-3 PM for a Minnesota political news talk show that covers more than just presidential politics. While the show will chronicle some of the underreported national news stories, Brett puts an extra emphasis on state and local government in Minnesota. It’s an area of that often gets little attention in the news cycle despite having a far bigger impact on your day-to-day life than what happens in Washington. So each day Brett will speak with journalists, political analysts, activists and politicians as we discuss how government affects you.
Todd Mikkelson takes over for Brett today. Todd talks about politics, COVID cases, and historical examples of uncompromising progressive politicians.
John Eligon of the New York Times and Aaron Brown of Minnesota Brown are Brett’s guests today.
Recapping the fallout from the new COVID restrictions imposed by the state government; Todd Mikkelson joins Brett to discuss campaign-related strategies and results.
Patrick Coolican of the Minnesota Reformer joins Brett for their Wednesday conversation; reaction to more virus restrictions coming from the state; Ali Fuhrman joins Brett for an interview.
Brett speaks with George Beck of Clean Elections Minnesota and former US attorney Bill Johnston.
Brett gives a coronavirus update, then discusses potential Biden cabinet members, possible Republican strategies to these choices, and why Democrats are still struggling downballot as it relates to the Georgia senate runoffs.
Brett speaks with Patrick Coolican about Amy Klobuchar, local Minnesota electoral races, and more!
Ellie Krug fills in for Brett and takes listener calls on what’s going on with the election.
Robert Pilot guest hosts; Joe Vitale and Audrey Thayer join Robert and Wendy.
Brett Johnson speaks with guests about the Presidential Election! Brett speaks about the disappointing results of the Democratic Party and tries to get to the bottom of why.