Beers with Blois

Beers with Blois

Beers with Blois

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Hosted by WCCO Radio’s Blois Olson, Beers with Blois tries a different approach rather than polarized and partisan.. Instead, Olson hosts conversations over a refreshing beverage aims to bring out a personal side of guests for Minnesotans to relate.
  1. July 10, 2020
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    Rep. Rena Moran and Rep. Tony Albright
    Season 3, Ep. 2 - On the latest Beers with Blois Bipartisan series, Rep. Rena Moran of St. Paul and Rep. Tony Albright of Prior Lake discuss how they have forged a strong working relationship despite different…
  2. July 01, 2020
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    Rep. Heather Edelson and Rep. Dave Baker gettin' alo…
    Season 3 Episode 1 - Beers with Blois:  A bipartisan beer with DFLer Heather Edelson and Republican Dave Baker. Edelson and Baker discuss how even though they are in different parties they connected to work on…
  3. April 21, 2020
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    Sen. Matt Little
    DFL State Senator Matt Little the top target for Republicans in 2020 shares his "secret sauce" for campaign success.
  4. April 17, 2020
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    Rep. Pete Stauber
    Rep. Pete Stauber talks mining, COVID-19, and hockey over a cold one on a Friday afternoon.
  5. March 31, 2020
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    Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent
    New Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent discusses why she challenged Sen. Tom Bakk to be minority leader, what the underlying issues are in the caucus, how the DFL could take back the Senate and where she would s…
  6. March 30, 2020
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    5th district congressional candidate Antone Melton-M…
    At Midtown Global Market, DFL candidate for Congress Antone Melton-Meaux discusses why he's challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar and how he would bring a different approach to DC
  7. March 11, 2020
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    Sen. Roger Chamberlin quotes Madonna!
    Senate Tax Chair State Sen. Roger Chamberlain discusses his suburban district and his approach to representing the swing district, as well as how Minnesota's economy will be challenged in the future, and his th…
  8. March 09, 2020
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    Rep. Greg Davids
    State Rep. Greg Davids could be the longest serving Republican after the 2020 election. On Beer's with Blois the veteran lawmaker talks about which DFLers he likes to work with, how the culture of the legislatu…
  9. February 28, 2020
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    Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat
    Retiring Hennepin County Commissioner Mke Opat discusses how the county board has changed in his nearly 30 years on the board from his new passion for "The Wishbone", to Target Field and what needs to happen to…
  10. February 20, 2020
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    Former Justice Alan Page and Fed. Reserve Pres. Neel…
    Former MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Mpls. Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari chat about the proposed Constitutional Amendment on education and how they decided to push it forward
  11. February 18, 2020
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    Former Congressman Jason Lewis
    Former Congressman Jason Lewis shares thoughts on how he can defeat Sen. Tina Smith and the conversations and issues he's seeing emerge in Greater Minnesota
  12. February 17, 2020
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    State Sen.Nick Frentz
    State Sen. Nick Frentz shares a cold one with Blois at Number 4 in Mankato to discuss the recent DFL leadership shake-up, the issue of health care in his district and how guns are divisive but illustrative depe…
  13. February 12, 2020
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    DFL congressional candidate Dan Feehan
    DFL candidate for Congress Dan Feehan shares a beer with Blois to talk about why he's running again, how he feels Rep. Jim Hagedorn is doing, and what campaigning with a newborn in the house means.
  14. February 04, 2020
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    State Auditor Julie Blaha.mp3
    From 10K Brewing in downtown Anoka, State Auditor Julie Blaha drinks a flight of beer and discusses how State Auditor engages with local governments, identifies trends in government finance, and which local gov…
  15. January 28, 2020
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    Sen Steve Cwodzinski
    At Fat Pants Brewing in Eden Prairie, Sen. Steve Cwodzinski discusses the issues that voters in his district bring to his attention when he's in the community, and as a teacher what classes he thinks every kid…
  16. January 17, 2020
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    Secretary of State Steve Simon
    Secretary of State Steve Simon sits down with Blois at Steel Toe in St. Louis Park to discuss the Presidential Primary, election security, Ranked Choice Voting and the other issues that have nothing to do with…
  17. January 13, 2020
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    Former Lt. Governor Michelle Fischbach
    At the Parkview Grille in Litchfield, former Lieutenant Governor Michelle Fischbach sits down over a Surly Furious with Blois to discuss why she wants to go to Washington and what issues will differentiate her…
  18. October 31, 2019
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    Sen Karin Housley
    In the east metro, Sen. Karin Housley talks about elder care reform, the decision not to run for the U.S. Senate, and hockey over a beer and a local seltzer from Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater.
  19. October 29, 2019
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    Rep Brad Tabke
    From Badger Hill Brewing in Shakopee first-term Rep. Brad Tabke discusses politics in a swing district, surprises in his first term, and transportation.
  20. October 25, 2019
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    Sen Dick Cohen
    From Dual Citizen brewery Sen. Dick Cohen talks about major legislation he's helped pass and current dynamics within the Senate including his challenge from fmr. Rep. Erin Murphy.

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