Ken Rudin takes political stock The Daily Circuit 9:45 AM · Mar 17, 2014 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol October 2, 2009 in Washington, DC. A new Internet craze, spawned by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart, involves adding a musical soundtrack to a McConnell political ad. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Listen Story audio 12min 1sec The bipartisan deal on unemployment benefits. The #McConnelling craze. Hillary Clinton's 2016 prospects. Those are the kinds of stories Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, follows every day. Rudin joins The Daily Circuit every Monday with his unique take on the biggest political stories.