Historic Midterm Election Wins Plus an Interview with Vice President Kamala Harris

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ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio.

Keeping our elected officials accountable: What our newly elected governor and U.S. senator promised

Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s plan

  • Create good jobs
  • Fund our schools
  • Fight for Fifteen
  • Strengthen our unions
  • Protect the right to choose
  • Save our planet
  • Expand healthcare
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Defend our democracy
  • Cut everyday costs

Senator-elect John Fetterman’s plan

  • Preparing the next generation
  • Keeping our promise to veterans
  • Investing in rural communities
  • Respecting our seniors
  • Safeguarding our democracy
  • Delivering criminal justice reform
  • Building a humane, safe, and secure immigration system
  • Protecting women’s reproductive freedom
  • Guaranteeing health care
  • Legalizing cannabis
  • Securing LGBTQIA+ rights
  • Taking on crime
  • Fighting inflation and lowering costs
  • Promoting American energy and building a clean energy future
  • Supporting workers and the union’s way of life
  • Maintaining smart global leadership

In this special edition of Evening WURDs, Nick Taliaferro and Solomon Jones spoke with Vice President Kamala Harris about the importance of voting, police reform, affirmative action, student loan debt, diversity in education, and more.


This Week on The Source, Andrea Lawful Sanders led a forum comprised of Republicans and Democrats to present different perspectives that are relevant to the Black community. Topics included affirmative action, reproductive justice, unemployment, voting rights, and more.


Michael Sozan is a senior fellow with Center for American Progress. He joined Charles Ellison on Reality Check to discuss the attack on Paul Pelosi, husband of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The attack shows how extremist right-wing rhetoric puts lives at risk.



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WURD’s 2022 Election Guide

Voting resources: Where and how to vote  Find your polling location: https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx Know who you are voting for using this guide from Spotlight PA: https://www.spotlightpa.org/news/2022/09/pa-election-2022-mastriano-shapiro-governor-race-complete-guide/ Know your rights when it comes to voter intimidation: https://www.aclu.org/sites/default/files/field_pdf_file/kyr-voterintimidation-v03.pdf Plan out your ballot in advance using Committee of Seventy's BYOBallot tool: https://ballot.seventy.org/ Make sure to tune in for WURD's election day coverage to stay informed. Election prep with Nick Taliaferro Nick Taliaferro seeks out […]

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