Political Junkie: Hurricane Relief, Bannon's Interview, Sept. 11 Cody Drabble Monday, September 11, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. This week, Rudin discusses the Trump administration's handling of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the deal the White House cut with Democrats, Steve Bannon's interview with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes, and the anniverary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.