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Ten Years Later, Ned Lamont's Challenge to the Political Establishment

May 10, 2016

Ten years ago, Democratic political newcomer Ned Lamont launched a bid to unseat his party’s incumbent U.S. senator. He defeated Joe Lieberman in the primary and brought national political attention to Connecticut. But 2006 was also the year that our show launched. This hour, we look back at that campaign with Lamont and talk about what has happened in the state and country since then. 

We also talk to an author who took somewhat illegal hike across the United States. He followed the path of the Keystone XL pipeline and got a first-hand look at property rights in the Midwest.

GUESTS:

  • Ned Lamont - Founder of Lamont Digital Systems and former Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in 2006 and governor in 2010
  • Ken Ilgunas - Journalist and author of Trespassing Across America: One Man's Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland

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Lydia Brown contributed to this show.