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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: September 4, 2008

Los Angeles, CA - No state budget could mean no health care for thousands of Californians who rely on "safety net" clinics. The enduring budget impasse is especially detrimental to programs that are dependent on Medi-Cal, the state's health care program for the needy. Howard Kahn, CEO of L.A. Care ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - While John McCain accepts his GOP nomination today, another presidential candidate will be rallying nearby. Not Barack Obama, but independent candidate Ralph Nader. Nader and his California running mate, Matt Gonzalez, are demanding that their better-known rivals open up the debates s ...Read More

Seattle, WA – The cleanup isn't quite complete from last year's floods in Western Washington, and already state and federal agencies are worried about how to pay for damages when this year's fall rainy season hits. A panel of experts meeting in Seattle last night agreed the timing of the most ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN - Today, as the Republican National Convention wraps up in Minnesota, Ralph Nader and other notable independent and third-party leaders will rally their supporters. Washington State is one of the strongholds for the perennial presidential candidate, who in July qualified to be on Was ...Read More

Boise, ID – New strategies for fighting wildfires in Idaho are paying off. A new report from the Idaho Conservation League says land managers are no longer ordering that all fires be battled, but instead are allowing some to burn, as long as they don't endanger people or property. Timothy In ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The Republican National Convention in St. Paul wraps up tonight with an acceptance speech by presidential nominee John McCain. Last night, delegates heard from his choice for vice president, Alaska governor Sarah Palin. Earlier this week, President Bush addressed the convention ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA – It's the big speech tonight at the Republican National Convention as John McCain officially accepts the nomination. There are some things to listen for, according to economist Dr. Stephen Herzenberg with the Keystone Research Center. He says polls show the economy is the numbe ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Senator John McCain accepts the Republican presidential nomination tonight, and Minnesotans are being encouraged to listen closely to his speech. Economist Heidi Shierholz with the Economic Policy Institute says recent U.S. Census Bureau reports show many Americans have seen th ...Read More

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