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National Political Update


The latest news out of our nation’s capital. We’ll discuss the response to Hurricane Harvey, the president’s suggestion that he might cause a government shut-down, and the latest on tax reform and Obamacare repeal.

Guests:  Dante Chinni, Director of the American Communities Project at George Washington University; he writes the Politics Counts blog for The Wall Street Journal

Rebekah Metzler, breaking news editor for CNN Politics; she began her journalism career as a political reporter covering local news, elections and the state legislature for the Lewiston Sun Journal and MaineToday Media

Ron Schmidt, political science professor at University of Southern Maine