The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment.
Coronavirus Weekend Updates, Political Junkie Ken Rudin04/05/2020
Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins the show with the latest in the presidential race and how the coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the political landscape.
Political Junkie: National Response To COVID-1923/03/2020
President Trump’s response in recent weeks to the COVID-19 crisis has been praised by Gov. Newsom as federal aid has been approved. Ken Rudin discusses the ever-changing response as more information on the virus is revealed.
Political Junkie Ken Rudin On The Presidential Race And More09/03/2020
Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins the show as the presidential race marches on. Another big day of primaries is ahead, along with the next Democratic presidential debate.
Political Junkie Ken Rudin On Super Tuesday02/03/2020
The landscape for Super Tuesday has changed. Saturday, former VP Joe Biden won South Carolina. Sunday, Pete Buttigieg dropped out. Meanwhile voters in over a dozen states cast primary ballots, including California, in this high stakes delegate race.
The Presidential Race Moves West18/02/2020
Another week, another news cycle. With the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary in the rear view mirror, all eyes are now trained on the Nevada caucuses, the South Carolina primary and the more than a dozen primaries on Super Tuesday, March 3.
Political Junkie On Week Two Of The Impeachment Trial27/01/2020
The rules were set. The House impeachment managers presented their 24-hour opening statement. The President’s lawyers outlined their defense. What will this week hold? The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, shares his perspective.
Political Junkie On Start Of Impeachment Trial21/01/2020
As President Donald Trump officially enters his final year of his first term, he may be facing the biggest challenge of his presidency to date: his impeachment trial in the US Senate. It begins today.
The Political Junkie: Drone Strike Aftermath, Impeachment And Campaign 202006/01/2020
The news moves so fast, it’s hard to know what to focus on. But the last few days have changed that to concern the US and Iran could go to war. Impeachment and Campaign 2020 now seem to pale in importance. The Political Junkie discusses it all.
Political Junkie Ken Rudin On Impeachment And The Presidential Race02/12/2019
It’s been another blockbuster news cycle. The House Intelligence Committee conducted five days of public hearings. Now it’s on to the Judiciary. And where are the Democratic candidates in the polls? Ken Rudin joins us for his monthly conversation.
Political Junkie On The View From DC & Trump Vs. California04/11/2019
In his monthly installment on Insight, Political Junkie Ken Rudin analyses the news from Washington, from the impeachment inquiry to how the presidential candidates are doing to Trump versus the State of California.