The race for the White House is well under way, and our political caucus told us who was real and who was just an illusion. On the panel were Weymouth Republican Sen. Bob Hedlund (@SenBobHedlund), Dorchester Democratic Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry (@ldforry) and Boston Globe columnist Scot Lehigh (@GlobeScotLehigh). (Starts at 0:47)

WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen (@JaredWGBH) introduces us to the new director of the MFA. (Starts at 11:18)

When Boston closed the bridge to Long Island in October, a number of rehab programs shut down with it. So is the city’s effort to help those displaced been adequate? Jim Braude discusses the issues surrounding the opiate and addiction crisis with Hand Delivered Hope founder Lynnel Cox and Victory Programs President Jonathan Scott. (Starts at 13:40)

Plus, we met our latest “Greater Bostonian,” who’s offering Boston Public School students a lesson, through improv. (Starts at 21:12)