Episode 96: A surprisingly close Congressional race in deep red Kansas and a world of trouble. (Above: Kansas City.) Spencer Platt / Getty Images

Dan Savage, Rich Smith, and Eli Sanders talk about pretty much everything this week: Syria, Sean Spicer’s Holocaust Misremembrance Day, United Airlines, the upcoming Tax Marches, the Mayor of Seattle’s balls…

But the brightest spot is something that happened in a largely unnoticed special election for a Kansas Congressional seat. It’s a political story that will lift your resistance spirits, even if it doesn’t end exactly as Democrats wanted.

Plus, as always, the music of Ahamefule J. Oluo.