Sens. Warren And Markey Shape The Start Of 2020
It's been a week of Massachusetts senators taking center stage, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren making a previously unannounced appearance at the National Indian Women Honor Luncheon in Washington, D.C., and Sen. Ed Markey joining forces with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to introduce the Green New Deal. Meanwhile, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a quick vote to put Democrats on-the-record about the Markey-AOC proposal as it gains criticism from the right, hesitancy from the center, and praise from the left.

To discuss how these local leaders are shaping the beginning of the 2020 race, Jim Braude was joined by former Republican candidate for Senate Beth Lindstrom and former Democratic candidate for Massachusetts’ 3rd district Steve Kerrigan.

Gloucester Takes A New Approach To Drug Use In Its Library
Police in Gloucester pioneered a novel approach to help people with addiction. Now, some former officers are bringing the lessons they learned from dealing with drug abuse to the local library. Tina Martin reports.

Are Aliens Really Out There? This Harvard Astronomer Says They Might Be
A lot of people believe there's intelligent life out there, but when a top Harvard University astronomer with four books and more than 700 publications on space says he thinks so, too — it might be time to listen.

Jim Braude was joined by Prof. Avi Loeb, chair of Harvard University’s Astronomy Department.

IMHO: The First Dog
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the oddity of President Donald Trump saying he’s "too busy" to own a dog.