More Women Announcing Run In 2020 Presidential Race, UW System President On Flooding And Building Repairs

Air Date:
Heard On The Morning Show
Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, left, addresses a snowy rally where she announced she is entering the race for president Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. (Jim Mone/ AP Photo)

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar became the fifth woman to officially announce her run for the 2020 presidential race last weekend. We talk about what all of these bids could mean for women in politics and the race ahead. We also hear from UW Systems President Ray Cross about budget priorities and building repairs.

Featured in this Show

  • Could 2020 Be The Year Of The Woman…President?

    On Sunday, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced her bid for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election — the fifth woman to officially throw her hat into the ring. After a historic year for women in politics, we look at the challenges and opportunities ahead for these candidates.

  • UW System Update With President Ray Cross

    UW-Madison experienced flooding and burst pipes in 28 university buildings after the polar vortex. UW System President Ray Cross joins us to discuss the $1.9 billion request for repairs and renovations, other budget priorities, and the news coming out of the state’s public universities.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lara Brown Guest
  • Ray Cross Guest

Related Stories