River to River's "Home State View" series helps us understand how the presidential candidates are viewed as leaders in the states they call home. Host Ben Kieffer interviews journalists who have spent years covering the candidates. We get the little-known details about each hopeful's history. Click the "play" button to listen.
The Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson joins River to River host Ben Kieffer to talk about former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh. Pearson highlights how Walsh was elected in a largely democratic district, his career as a talk radio personality, how Walsh's view of Donald Trump has evolved and how Walsh used to have aspirations to be an actor.