Today on Boston Public Radio:
– Rep. Stephen Lynch called in to make his final pitch to primary voters, where he spoke about his views on Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and his regret for voting in favor of the Iraq War.
– Dr. Robbie Goldstein, an MGH physician and candidate for Massachusetts' 8th Congressional District, responded to criticisms from his opponent Rep. Stephen Lynch, discussed his opposition to the Hyde Amendment, and spoke on the importance of having members of Congress who trust science and hard data.
– We opened lines to hear your thoughts on the primary elections, and recent statements from President Trump drawing parallels between police brutality and golf.
– Carol Rose, executive director of the Massachusetts ACLU, talked about the threat that a stripped-down USPS poses to voter rights, and explained why she believes voter intimidation is a more pressing threat to U.S democracy than voter fraud.
– Rep. Joe Kennedy III called in to make his final campaign pitch to Massachusetts primary voters, and discussed why he envisions himself to be a more effective senator than Sen. Ed Markey.
– We opened lines to talk about primary day voting and mail-in ballots with listeners.
– Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of WGBH’s All Rev’d Up, reflected on the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman, and weighed in on last Friday’s Commitment March in Washington, D.C.
– CNN’s John King discussed President Trump’s scheduled Tuesday visit to Kenosha, Wis., and explained why Americans should expect delayed results in the general election.
– Alex Morse, Holyoke mayor and candidate for Massachusetts’ 1st Congressional District, offered his final pitch to voters, spoke on what he’s done with police reform in Holyoke, and reflected on the state's handling of a COVID-19 outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
– We returned to listeners for a third and final time, to hear your thoughts on mail-in voting and the state's primary elections.