Hour 1 segment 1: A Minnesota woman wins a Swedish reality show. Former WCCO Radio personality Cory Hepola announces he will run for governor as part of the Andrew Yang founded Forward Party.
Hour 1 segment 2: More thoughts on Cory Hepola campaign announcement.
Hour 1 segments 3/4: Matt is joined by national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about last night’s State of the Union speech and reactions to the speech.
Hour 2 segment 1: Carrie Mitchell is our Democrat of the Day who will be running for the newly configured 33B house seat which includes portions of the northeast metro.
Hour 2 segment 2: The importance of this year’s legislative races.
Hour 2 segments 3/4: The MN-COVID-19 update. MN Republicans are (admirably) in support of a bill that would increase state funding to fight ALS. But Matt wonders where the will to fight ALS is when it comes to fighting COVID.