Political Junkie Ken Rudin On "Fire And Fury" At White House Cody Drabble Monday, January 8, 2018 | 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 he recaps the fallout over Michael Wolff's tell-all "Fire And Fury," as well as some house and senate races in 2018 to watch.