The Axe Files with David Axelrod
The Axe Files with David Axelrod
The Institute of Politics & CNN
Ep. 430 — Heidi Heitkamp
1 hour 8 minutes Posted Feb 18, 2021 at 2:00 am.
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While former US Senator Heidi Heitkamp was growing up in Mantador, North Dakota, her family made up one tenth of the town’s population. She took the lessons she learned from her small-town upbringing to the Senate, where she served as a rare Democrat from a deep-red state willing to work across the aisle with then-President Donald Trump. Former Sen. Heitkamp joined David to talk about rural America’s emotional attachment to Trump, the energy industry and climate change, why she couldn’t vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the passing of conservative radio star Rush Limbaugh.  

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