Today on Boston Public Radio:

Democratic U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-06) joined us to discuss the shakeups in Congress following the midterms in November. He also pushed for Congress to pass the Afghan Adjustment Act, which would make it easier for Afghan nationals who settled in the United States following the withdrawal from Afghanistan to stay in the country. Moulton served four combat tours in Iraq and was just reelected to a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Seth Moulton on BPR | Dec. 5, 2022

We opened our lines to hear from listeners about the challenges of building high-speed rail lines in Massachusetts.

Sean P. Murphy joined the show to talk about various consumer advocacy issues covered in his columns. Murphy is a columnist for the Boston Globe who writes “The Fine Print” every week.

Sean P. Murphy on BPR | Dec. 5, 2022

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III discussed former President Donald Trump’s faltering relationship with the Jewish community following his dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, in addition to Christian church services in Qatar and other religious issues of the day. Revs. Monroe and Price are the hosts of GBH’s All Rev’d Up podcast.

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III on BPR | Dec. 5, 2022

Jamie Morton, James Cooper and Alice Levine joined the show to talk about the end of their podcast “My Dad Wrote a Porno” after six seasons. Morton, Cooper and Levine are hosts of the hit U.K. podcast, “My Dad Wrote a Porno.”

Jamie Morton, James Cooper, and Alice Levine on BPR | Dec. 5, 2022

We closed the show with a call-in segment about self-checkout lines and the machines running them.