The snow, the Ironworkers, and GOP presidential hopefuls


Guests: John Bolaris, Jeremy Roebuck and Kathie Obradovich

We get an update on three stories in the news. We’ll start off measuring the snow totals and talking about the challenges of weather predicting with JOHN BOLARIS of Then, we hear about the recent conviction of former-Ironworkers Union head, Joseph Dougherty, who used violence and intimidation to strengthen the union’s hold on local construction projects. JEREMY ROEBUCK, courts reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer joins Marty to talk about the case. And finally, all GOP eyes were in Des Moines this weekend where Republican presidential hopefuls took the stage at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Joining us to recap the events is Des Moines Register political columnist KATHIE OBRADOVICH.

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