Dr. Oz’s Biggest Political Challenge Lies Ahead

As Pennsylvania approaches its Midterm elections this Fall, both Democrats and Republicans are vying for retiring Republican Senator Pat Toomey’s seat. Earlier this month, Dr. Mehmet Oz was declared the Pennsylvania GOP Senate nominee in the hotly contested primary race against his opponent, Dave McCormick. Dr. Oz joins the Rundown to discuss how he’s trying to unite Republican voters through his campaign, his reaction to support from former President Trump amid the January 6th hearings, and how he plans on taking on his Democratic opponent, PA Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.

There is a slow-building water crisis in the U.S., as evidenced by dramatic images showing sections of America’s largest reservoir in Lake Mead completely dry. Amid concerns about “megadrought” conditions facing the American West, on Tuesday the Department of the Interior announced a $26 million to help boost water efficiency. Resident writer at University of New Mexico’s Utton Center, John Fleck joins the podcast to break down how water usage can be reduced as states face dire water shortages. Later, Associate Director of Research and Education at the California Water Institute, Laura Ramos joins to explain what a megadrought is and what solutions to water shortages look like.

Plus, commentary by Republican strategist Colin Reed.