Issues of Race Could Decide Closest Midterm Contests, Says New NAACP Poll
Issues of race could decide some of the closest contests in this year’s midterm elections, according to a recent poll from the NAACP. The group talked to voters from 61 of the most competitive races, finding that most voters of color believe that President Donald Trump has set race relations back. But will they turn out at the polls in large enough numbers to make a difference? And is either party fielding the right candidates to sway these groups? Adam Reilly, in for Jim Braude, was joined by Tanisha Sullivan, president of the NAACP's Boston Branch, and Rahsaan Hall, director of the racial justice program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, to discuss.

GOP Senate Candidate Beth Lindstrom Distances Herself From Trump But Says She Would Vote For Him In 2020
In what was supposed to be a debate between the three Republican candidates vying for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s seat, only Beth Lindstrom joined Jim Braude to discuss her candidacy. She distanced herself from President Trump and said that not being a career politician gives her an edge in the race.

Folk Legend Tom Rush On Five Decades Of Performing And His New Album, “Voices”
Folk legend Tom Rush has been writing and performing for more than 55 years now and, like a fine wine, he just keeps getting better with age. A few months ago, the New England native released his latest album, “Voices,” and it’s chock full of new material about life, love and Nashville, Tennessee. He joined Jim Braude earlier this summer, ahead of few shows in Massachusetts.