Today on Boston Public Radio:

Chuck Todd offered his post-debate debrief, following Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence. He also touched on other headlines around the November election, including President Donald Trump’s threat that he will opt out of a forthcoming virtual town hall debate. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News.

Chuck Todd on BPR | Oct. 8, 2020

Then, we opened lines to talk with you about your impressions of Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate.

Andrea Cabral talked about the West Roxbury resident who was stopped by ICE officers while out jogging, and a recent decision by the Department of Justice to sidestep policy keeping prosecutors from taking steps that could interfere with elections. She also weighed in on whether the president can legally deduct tens of thousands of dollars in haircuts from his taxes. Cabral is the former Suffolk County Sheriff and Secretary of Public Safety, and current CEO of Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | May 14, 2020

John Paul Moran discussed his views on climate change, LGBT rights, political partisanship, and more, in a conversation about his campaign for Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District. Moran is a Republican, currently running to replace Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton.

John Paul Moran on BPR | Oct. 8, 2020

Next, we opened lines to talk with listeners about President Donald Trump’s decision, announced Thursday, to opt out of a virtual presidential debate against Democratic challenger former Vice President Joe Biden.

Maura Healey offered her impressions on Wednesday night's vice presidential debate, discussed the ways her office is addressing the threat of voter suppression in the November election, and responded to listener questions and comments as part of our monthly “Ask the AG” series. Healey is the attorney general for the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Maura Healey on BPR | Oct. 8, 2020