House Speaker Robert DeLeo (@SpeakerDeLeo) breaks down what did and didn't get done on Beacon Hill for the break, and why. Plus, his thoughts on the Democratic National Convention experience.

Writer and actress Marianne Leone (@LeoneMarianne) is behind the piece which recently appeared in the Globe, titled "Donald Trump Doesn't Have A Clue About My Son." She joins Jim to share her family's story, and how the candidate's attitude toward the disabled has had a very personal effect on them all.

Boston police are turning to music, in hopes of helping officers better relate to kids in communities of color. Stephanie Leydon explores.

The experts have spoken, and they say we media types aren't doing too well when it comes to covering substantive issues on the campaign trail. Jim poses his solution.