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Political Junkie Ken Rudin

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House Speaker John Boehner told colleagues he will resign in October. The Republican leader faced a rebellion in his own party from tea party members who say Boehner is not conservative enough.

And presidential hopeful Donald Trump maintains his lead in a match-up of Republican candidates in an Elon University poll. But the same poll finds Democratic contender Hillary Clinton would defeat Trump in the general election.

State lawmakers set a new primary date: voters will head to the polls on March 15.

Host Frank Stasio talks with political junkie Ken Rudin about the latest in political news across the state and the nation.

Laura Lee was the managing editor of The State of Things until mid February 2017. Born and raised in Monroe, North Carolina, Laura returned to the Old North state in 2013 after several years in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. in political science and international studies from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2002 and her J.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law in 2007.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.