37 episodes

Hosted by WCCO Radio’s Blois Olson, Beers with Blois tries a different
approach rather than polarized and partisan.. Instead, Olson hosts
conversations over a refreshing beverage aims to bring out a personal side of
guests for Minnesotans to relate.
 
 

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Hosted by WCCO Radio’s Blois Olson, Beers with Blois tries a different
approach rather than polarized and partisan.. Instead, Olson hosts
conversations over a refreshing beverage aims to bring out a personal side of
guests for Minnesotans to relate.
 
 

    House Minority Leader Susan Kent

    House Minority Leader Susan Kent

    New House Minority Leader Susan Kent discusses why she challenged Sen. Tom Bakk to be minority leader, what the underlying issues are in the caucus, how the DFL could take back the Senate and where she would spend a weekend in Minnesota."

    • 27 min
    5th district congressional candidate Antone Melton-Meaux

    5th district congressional candidate Antone Melton-Meaux

    At Midtown Global Market, DFL candidate for Congress Antone Melton-Meaux discusses why he's challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar and how he would bring a different approach to DC

    • 30 min
    Sen. Roger Chamberlin quotes Madonna!

    Sen. Roger Chamberlin quotes Madonna!

    Senate Tax Chair State Sen. Roger Chamberlain discusses his suburban district and his approach to representing the swing district, as well as how Minnesota's economy will be challenged in the future, and his thoughts on social media's impact on our kids and he quotes Madonna. From White Bear's Big Wood Brewery.

    • 34 min
    Rep. Greg Davids

    Rep. Greg Davids

    State Rep. Greg Davids could be the longest serving Republican after the 2020 election. On Beer's with Blois the veteran lawmaker talks about which DFLers he likes to work with, how the culture of the legislature works, and what's important to him in the upcoming bonding bill.

    • 40 min
    Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat

    Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat

    Retiring Hennepin County Commissioner Mke Opat discusses how the county board has changed in his nearly 30 years on the board from his new passion for "The Wishbone", to Target Field and what needs to happen to start construction on the next transit corridor

    • 35 min
    Former Justice Alan Page and Fed. Reserve Pres. Neel Kashkari

    Former Justice Alan Page and Fed. Reserve Pres. Neel Kashkari

    Former MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Mpls. Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari chat about the proposed Constitutional Amendment on education and how they decided to push it forward

    • 35 min

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Insightful discussion

At a time when the airwaves seem full of bloviating commentators, Blois Olson takes the political discourse to a new level with this casual and insightful chat with policy makers. A strong addition to the Minnesota political chattersphere.

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