Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Up and at ’Em with Jack and Ben

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast


Mark Dayton

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    Episode 397

    Fewer Babies Means Bad Economy

    Governor Dayton and federal tax conformity.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Mar 19 2018Monday, March 19, 2018

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    Episode 338


    Republican attorney general candidate Doug Wardlow.

    Guest: Doug Wardlow

    Mon Dec 18 2017Monday, December 18, 2017

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    Episode 331

    Franken for Vulcanis Rex

    Very full show this morning. Al Franken is resigning (probably).

    Guests: Mark Drake, John Spry‚ Ph.D., Jason Quick, and Matt Dean

    Thu Dec 7 2017Thursday, December 7, 2017

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    Episode 290


    Tim Walz and the NRA.

    Guest: David Osmek

    Mon Oct 9 2017Monday, October 9, 2017

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    Episode 280

    Fleet and Farm and Farm and Fleet

    Reaction over Mark Dayton’s veto mediation impasse.

    Guests: Kurt Daudt and Paul Gazelka

    Mon Sep 25 2017Monday, September 25, 2017

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    Episode 267

    The First Annual Harold Stassen Memorial MnGOP Gubernatorial Forum

    Seven Republican candidates face off at the Minnesota State Fair

    Guests: Jeffrey Wharton, Christopher Chamberlin, Phillip Parrish, David Osmek, Jeff Johnson, Keith Downey, and Matt Dean

    Wed Sep 6 2017Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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    Episode 261


    The Minnesota Senate’s accomplishments last session.

    Guests: Paul Gazelka and Rob Doar

    Thu Aug 31 2017Thursday, August 31, 2017

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    Episode 217

    A Series of Gross Errors

    Howard Root finds all the errors Jack and Ben made in yesterday’s show.

    Guests: Michael Lafaive and Howard Root

    Tue Jun 27 2017Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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    Episode 216

    Taxpayer-Funded Pizza Parties

    Rail transit, the Met Council, and local government aid.

    Guests: Derek Brigham, Don Grant, and Scott Schulte

    Mon Jun 26 2017Monday, June 26, 2017

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    Episode 215

    Brain Snacks

    John Spry gives National Public Radio a piece of his mind.

    Guests: Paul Jacob and John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Jun 23 2017Friday, June 23, 2017

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    Episode 210

    Dynamic Shoulders

    Traffic congestion on a Transportation T’friday.

    Guest: Frank Pafko

    Fri Jun 16 2017Friday, June 16, 2017

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    Episode 208

    Fruit Around the Nut

    Rants about Dayton’s veto of the state legislature’s funding.

    Guests: Claire Leiter and David Osmek

    Wed Jun 14 2017Wednesday, June 14, 2017