Political Junkie Discusses Alabama Senate Race, Allegations Against Sen. Franken Cody Drabble Monday, November 20, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on nominations on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.Carolyn Kaster / AP Photo 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. Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins to discuss the tumultuous Alabama Senate Race and sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Al Franken.