FYI Politics with Brett Johnson

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.

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FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – August 12, 2020

Recapping Primary Tuesday in Minnesota.

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – August 7, 2020

Walker Orenstein and Adam Rizzieri are Brett’s guests today.

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – August 6, 2020

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson. Today Brett and Hamline University political science professor David Schultz break down the CD5 DFL primary between Ilhan Omar and Antone Melton Meaux. Also a conversation with Santita Jackson who will be hosting our new weekday morning show from 6-8 AM next week!

FYI Politics With Brett Johnson – August 5, 2020

Jacob Frey and Tim Walz clash over when the National Guard was deployed during the riots; Antone Melton-Meaux hit with a campaign finance complaint from the DFL, but Ilhan Omar isn’t exactly clean as a whistle either in the campaign finance department; early voting.

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – August 3, 2020

What happens if RBG is unable to stay on the court before November? Why Brett thinks it may work better in the long run if Trump appoints someone rather than allows voters to decide like in 2016. Other miscellaneous news including Speedway bought out again, and the Bottineau Blue Line extension may be dead.

Replays of interviews with Minnesota CD5 candidates, DFL challenger Antone Melton-Meaux and incumbent Ilhan Omar.

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – July 29, 2020

Some unpleasant surprises hidden in the new coronavirus stimulus package; the DNC says it plans to unveil its “most progressive platform” ever released; infighting between Republicans in CD7.

FYI Politics Presents: Rock the Vote Native Style – July 28, 2020

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – July 24, 2020

US Senate candidate Paula Overby and Professor David Schultz join Brett today.

FYI Politics with Brett Johnson – July 23, 2020

Canada rules that the US is no longer a safe country for refugees under their agreement, and Brett decries our inhumane treatment of refugees as well as discusses one reason of how this came to happen.