We meet a first-term Congressmen who has come to politics from another profession. Dr. Raul Ruiz is an ER physician who grew up in a migrant community in California's Coachella Valley. He's eager to join the Democrats on Capitol Hill.
Guest Host Sean Cole speaks with Cryn Johannsen, who is an activist on student debt issues. She threw out a question in her blog about whether anyone had suicidal feelings, and was alarmed at how many people wrote saying they did.
With news of tear gas use in various Occupy demonstrations, Dick speaks with former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper, who oversaw the decision to tear gas a huge crowd during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999.