It almost has all the trappings of a joke – a Democrat and Republican visit northern Colorado together. But that was the case late last week when Senator Michael Bennet and 4th District Congressman Cory Gardner teamed up. It’s one of the items that KUNC’s Brian Larson and Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff are discussing.
In the summer of 1981, The Go-Go's released Beauty and the Beat, a record that would become the first No. 1 album for an all-female band that wrote its own songs and played its own instruments. And believe it or not, that hasn't happened again since.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined a growing chorus of top Democrats on Saturday calling for the resignation of Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner, who is at the center of a sexting scandal. Host Rachel Martin speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, about this story and others from the past week.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting neighboring Pakistan to ask that nation's prime minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani, to support peace talks with the Taliban and eliminate militant strongholds on the border.