Rep. Ron Kind on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Supreme Court nominee, Pandemic shopping habits

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Democratic Representative Ron Kind joins the show to share his thoughts on the invasion of Ukraine and the U.S. response. We also learn more about President Biden’s pick to be the next Supreme Court justice. Plus, a retail expert talks with us about whether shopping habits like buying in bulk could stick around after the pandemic.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Representative Ron Kind Guest
  • Charley Jacobs Guest
  • Nancy Wong Guest

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