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Brandi Kruse

Host, unDivided Podcast

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Brandi Kruse is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and political commentator. After nearly a decade with the FOX affiliate in Seattle she left to launch unDivided, an independent political show and podcast that gives a voice to Americans who feel silenced by the fringes of both parties. Brandi is a Minnesota native and graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska. She spends her free time enjoying the beautiful outdoors with her fiancé and two rescue dogs.

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A Republican Reset

Crosscut Festival 2023
Tue May 2, 2023 | 2:00pm

Will Hurd is a former United States Representative from Texas and a member of the Republican party. His new book, American Reboot, argues that we needs to move beyond the partisan gridlock that characterizes American politics. Can we overcome extreme policy and cultural divides to do this? Is there even a path within the Republican party to moderation?


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Featuring: Will Hurd, Brandi Kruse

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The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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