Political Junkie: Funds, Ads, Powell And Plumbers In this week's edition of the Political Junkie, listeners and guests weigh in on Obama's record-breaking fund raising and Gen. Colin Powell's endorsement of the Democratic presidential nominee. Also: McCain's relationship with "Joe the Plumber."
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Political Junkie: Funds, Ads, Powell And Plumbers

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Political Junkie: Funds, Ads, Powell And Plumbers

Political Junkie: Funds, Ads, Powell And Plumbers

Political Junkie: Funds, Ads, Powell And Plumbers

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In this week's edition of the Political Junkie, listeners and guests weigh in on Obama's record-breaking fund raising and Gen. Colin Powell's endorsement of the Democratic presidential nominee. Also: John McCain's relationship with "Joe the Plumber."

Guests:

Ken Rudin is NPR's political editor, writes the "Political Junkie" column, and has a weekly podcast called "It's All Politics".

Vin Weber is a former Republican member of the House of Representatives (Minnesota, 1981-1993), and now a Republican strategist and lobbyist

Tad Devine is the president of Devine Mulvey communications firm, and was the chief political consultant of Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign.