Political Junkie: Athletes Speak Out Against Trump Cody Drabble Monday, September 25, 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 weighs in on sports stars speaking out, the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and Jared Kushner's use of a private email account to do public business.