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Trump Rakes In Money For Re-Election Campaign

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
One of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles waits to be driven into place in front of the Lincoln Memorial for President Donald Trump's 'Salute to America' event on Independence Day.

This week, President Trump obtained a massive amount of money for his re-election campaign.  After the first round of Democratic candidate debates, Senators Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren recieved top grades, according to a poll of voters.

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Keiffer talks with analysts about the debate aftermath, Trump's campaigning and Fourth of July plans along with other polictical headlines. 

Also, we continue our series of interviews about the leadership of 2020 candidates with a home state view of John Hickenlooper, former govenor of Colorado. 

Guests include: 

  • Rachel Caufield, professor of political science at Drake University
  • Chris Larimer, professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Megan Verlee, public affairs reporter for Colorado Public Radio 

Katherine Perkins is IPR's Program Director for News and Talk
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River