The Matt McNeil Show
Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. 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.
Eli Yokley is a senior reporter at Morning Consult covering politics and campaigns.
Brett Johnson fills in for Matt. The first half of the first hour focuses on Ron DeSantis’s sending immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard; Eli Yolkley of Morning Consult joins the show to discuss the upcoming midterms; Brett is joined by MinnPost’s Peter Callaghan for the first half of the second hour with discussion of the Southwest…
Russia grows desperate; Brett Favre update as Mississippi official pleads guilty in fraud scandal; Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha returns to the show; Michigan candidate says women’s suffrage was a major mistake; Pat Driscoll is Democrat of the Day; COVID update; alcohol-related deaths and other drug deaths in Minnesota have spiked.
Pat Driscoll is the DFL-endorsed candidate for House District 41A.
Auditor Blaha joins to discuss the fallout from the Feeding Our Future scandal.
Hour 1: The Minnesota Reformer reports some Minneapolis residents aren’t happy that off-duty Minneapolis police officers are guarding construction sites for a company owned by Tim Michels, a Trump-style Republican who’s running for governor of Wisconsin. Republicans getting extra cozy with police. Busting cell phone thefts. Next Matt is joined by national political expert Jeff…
Matt is joined by Philip Bither · Senior Curator, Performing Arts at the Walker Art Center. They preview some of the fall shows they have coming up at the Walker.
Matt is joined by national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about Trump’s mounting legal troubles, including a the NY AG suing Trump, problems for Vladimir Putin and more.
Russ Feingold warns of the right’s goal to change the Constitution; Feeding Our Future scandal; John Huot is Democrat of the Day; Max Nesterak of the Minnesota Reformer joins Brett today.
Max Nesterak is the deputy editor of the Reformer and reports on labor and housing.