Political Junkie Ken Rudin: Trump's Trip To California Cody Drabble Monday, March 12, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Richard Drew / AP 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. Rudin recaps a weekend of politics, including a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, plus President Trump's trip to California this week. Also, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faces tough questions about gun restrictions near schools.