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Alaska, Hawaii... Puerto Rico? A Look At One Governor's Commitment To Statehood

Fifty-eight years; fifty states; one governor's commitment to change. This hour: statehood for Puerto Rico -- is it in the cards? We consider what lies ahead for the island under its new leader, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.

But first: President Donald Trump isjust hours away from announcing his first-ever U.S. Supreme Court nominee. Who will it be? We take a look at some potential candidates with Reuters correspondent Ayesha Rascoe.


  • Ayesha Rascoe - White House Correspondent for Reuters
  • Dánica Coto - Caribbean-based reporter and editor for the Associated Press
  • Charles Venator-Santiago - Assistant professor with a joint appointment to UConn’s Department of Political Science and El Instituto program
  • Adrean Enrique Rodriguez - Recent Graduate from Central Connecticut State University; Staff Representative for labor union CSEA SEIU

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.

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