Political Junkie: New Year, Same Government Shutdown Wednesday, January 2, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. geetarchurchy / Flickr Another day of the government shutdown is underway, but a new Congress steps in tomorrow. How might that change the picture for President Trump? Political Junkie Ken Rudin offer his analysis and shares what he thinks were the two most pivotal political events of 2018. We’ll also look ahead to 2019.