Political Junkie Goes West: Trump Responds To Hurricane Harvey Cody Drabble Monday, August 28, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. This week, Ken Rudin recaps the federal government's response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the pardon of Joe Arpaio, and a potential decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.