The Political Junkie: Primary Elections, Trump As A Diplomat, And More

May 18, 2018

Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman speaks to supporters in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, after winning the primary election against Brad Ashford. She will challenge U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., after the congressman claimed the seat from Democrats two years ago.
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Female candidates swept primary elections in Pennsylvania and Nebraska this week. Will this wave continue into the November midterm elections? And Wednesday’s teacher rally in Raleigh is part of a wave of teacher protests in red states. What impact could this have on the midterms?

Host Frank Stasio talks to Political Junkie Ken Rudin for his takes on these political stories and more, including Donald Trump’s foreign policy strategy and a recent report from the Senate Intelligence Committee.