Hour 1: The Justice Department will seek the longest prison sentence in any U.S. Capitol riot case against former New York City police officer Thomas Webster. Reaction to Clarence Thomas’s wife, Ginni Thomas, trying to overturn 2020 election results in Wisconsin. Alaska of all places votes Democrat in a Congressional special election. Extreme abortion legislation continues to hurt Republicans electoral prospects. And a look at fairs and events around Minnesota and Wisconsin this weekend.
Hour 2: Is there any hope for the Vikings and Gopher football teams this fall? Going through the anti-abortion history of Minnesota Republican candidates for statewide offices. Will Minnesota Republicans try to pass local ordinances to ban abortions? Support for labor unions in the US is at a 57 year high. The Minnesota Nurses Association announces a strike of more than 15,000 nurses around the state. The Minnesota Reformer reports Crow Wing County officials approve some of activists’ demands for election changes. And dancing to close out the short week!