FYI Politics with Brett Johnson
Weekdays 2-3 PM
Join Brett Johnson weekdays 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.
Brett begins today’s FYI Politics by sharing a few of the less coherent takes coming out of the IA and NH primaries. What might happen at a contested national convention. Brett explains Minnesota’s highly confusing and unique hybrid primary/caucus system. Is it right to be collecting the voter data at primaries? What could the potential…
On today’s FYI politics with Brett Johnson, a closer look at the current state of the Enbridge pipeline. Why does the Minnesota congress have 201 seats? David Schultz joins Brett to discuss what the big story out of the New Hampshire primary is. And is this Deja Vu or is 2020 just 2016 all over…
Brett talks about today’s New Hampshire Primary, how well the economy is really doing, and the early developments at the Minnesota State Legislature.
FYI Politics with Brett Johnson for February 10, 2020
Brett begins today’s show with an interview with two nurses currently involved in a likely labor strike at Health Partners. Is Romney really absolved of all his ugly behavior with a simple vote for impeachment against Trump? Why you should never trust any group that includes ‘capital’ or ‘brotherhood’ in their name.
Brett opens the show with an interview of Aaron Brown to talk unions in northern Minnesota. How do we balance good jobs with environmental concern? Later in the show dentist, Scott Shamblott. explains his special event to give back to people who can’t afford dental work.
On this episode of FYI Politics, Brett interviews David Schulz to discuss the Senate impeachment hearings. What is the story behind this "shadowy" app used by the DNC in Iowa’s caucuses? Noah Kulwin from The Outline calls in to report on his finidings about the mysterious company behind the app, ACRONYM.
Brett discusses the latest from the Iowa Caucus disaster.
Brett speaks with Vote Common Sense and old 950 friend Doug Padgett and then with Social Security advocate Max Richman, along with other topics today.