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Mike Church isn’t a fan of The First Lady’s nutrition plan

First Lady Michelle Obama has been in the media recently for pushing her new US nutrition label plan–and SiriusXM’s Patriot Mike Church isn’t happy about it. Church expressed his disdain for not only the First Lady’s new nutrition label proposal … Continued

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Mike Church isn’t a fan of The First Lady’s nutrition plan

First Lady Michelle Obama has been in the media recently for pushing her new US nutrition label plan–and SiriusXM’s Patriot Mike Church isn’t happy about it. Church expressed his disdain for not only the First Lady’s new nutrition label proposal … Continued

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‘It is a legacy vote,’ Arizona Congressman tells President Obama not to support Keystone XL Pipeline

Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona’s 3rd District didn’t mince words when he told President Obama to act against the Keystone XL Pipeline in order to preserve his legacy. “This Congress for the last six years and until the end of … Continued

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‘It is a legacy vote,’ Arizona Congressman tells President Obama not to support Keystone XL Pipeline

Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona’s 3rd District didn’t mince words when he told President Obama to act against the Keystone XL Pipeline in order to preserve his legacy. “This Congress for the last six years and until the end of … Continued

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‘Dick Cheney has no right to criticize Obama foreign policy,’ says Major General

Major General Paul D. Eaton, who served more than 30 years in the United States Army in combat and post-combat assignments in Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Wednesday morning to discuss … Continued

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‘Dick Cheney has no right to criticize Obama foreign policy,’ says Major General

Major General Paul D. Eaton, who served more than 30 years in the United States Army in combat and post-combat assignments in Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Wednesday morning to discuss … Continued

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‘I’m not ashamed to say that I cried’: Italian trans activist Vladimir Luxuria detained in Sochi and removed from Olympic Park

Those watching the Olympic Games on television sets across the world are sure to see majestic mountains, bedazzled twirlers, and dedicated athletes going for the gold. However, what has garnered some particular attention during Sochi’s winter games are what those … Continued

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‘I’m not ashamed to say that I cried’: Italian trans activist Vladimir Luxuria detained in Sochi and removed from Olympic Park

Those watching the Olympic Games on television sets across the world are sure to see majestic mountains, bedazzled twirlers, and dedicated athletes going for the gold. However, what has garnered some particular attention during Sochi’s winter games are what those … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts weigh in on Michael Dunn and the ‘Loud Music Trial’

Yet another conversation of racism and gun violence takes the nation by storm only a few months after George Zimmmerman’s acquittal, when the verdict came in this weekend for the “Loud Music Trial.” Last week, Michael Dunn’s jury was hung on … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts weigh in on Michael Dunn and the ‘Loud Music Trial’

Yet another conversation of racism and gun violence takes the nation by storm only a few months after George Zimmmerman’s acquittal, when the verdict came in this weekend for the “Loud Music Trial.” Last week, Michael Dunn’s jury was hung on … Continued

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Doctor reveals frightening ‘misconception’ about addiction

The Michael Smerconish Program airs weekdays from 9 am – 12 pm ET on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch.  124.  For maybe a decade, heroin use stayed constant across the United States, according to Dr. Marvin Seppala, Chief Medical Officer at Hazelden Addiction … Continued

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Doctor reveals frightening ‘misconception’ about addiction

The Michael Smerconish Program airs weekdays from 9 am – 12 pm ET on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch.  124.  For maybe a decade, heroin use stayed constant across the United States, according to Dr. Marvin Seppala, Chief Medical Officer at Hazelden Addiction … Continued

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Sochi Olympics: Openly gay journalist reports from the ground

With all the anticipation leading up to this year’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Journalists are finally on the ground and reporting back on what it’s like. This week on The Michelangelo Signorile Show, Charley Walters, an openly gay … Continued

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Sochi Olympics: Openly gay journalist reports from the ground

With all the anticipation leading up to this year’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Journalists are finally on the ground and reporting back on what it’s like. This week on The Michelangelo Signorile Show, Charley Walters, an openly gay … Continued

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Sochi talk curdles yet again: Chobani Yogurt denied access to Olympic games

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to begin tomorrow, host city Sochi, Russia is not only the town, but the talk of it too. The latest development is Chobani Yogurt’s denial of access to Sochi. The company is currently … Continued

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Sochi talk curdles yet again: Chobani Yogurt denied access to Olympic games

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to begin tomorrow, host city Sochi, Russia is not only the town, but the talk of it too. The latest development is Chobani Yogurt’s denial of access to Sochi. The company is currently … Continued

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‘They’re not telling us nothing,’ says West Virginia man on water contamination

Following a massive chemical spill by Freedom Industries into the water supply in Charleston, West Virginia, it is still unclear what exactly spilled, and it is also unclear if proper tests have been conducted. The last ‘do not use’ ban … Continued

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‘They’re not telling us nothing,’ says West Virginia man on water contamination

Following a massive chemical spill by Freedom Industries into the water supply in Charleston, West Virginia, it is still unclear what exactly spilled, and it is also unclear if proper tests have been conducted. The last ‘do not use’ ban … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

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Gabriel Sherman: ‘Roger Ailes is a brilliant director in theatre production against Obamacare’

Gabriel Sherman, contributing editor at New York Magazine, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress Thursday morning to discuss his latest book, The Loudest Voice in the Room. The book paints an unflattering portrait of Roger Ailes’ tenure … Continued

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Gabriel Sherman: ‘Roger Ailes is a brilliant director in theatre production against Obamacare’

Gabriel Sherman, contributing editor at New York Magazine, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress Thursday morning to discuss his latest book, The Loudest Voice in the Room. The book paints an unflattering portrait of Roger Ailes’ tenure … Continued

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

Out at the Olympics: The Road to Sochi Airing Friday, 1/17 at 2 pm ET on OutQ Rebroadcasts Saturday 1/18 at 10 am ET; Sunday 1/19 at 7 pm ET With the Sochi Olympics just around the corner, gold medal Olympic … Continued

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

Out at the Olympics: The Road to Sochi Airing Friday, 1/17 at 2 pm ET on OutQ Rebroadcasts Saturday 1/18 at 10 am ET; Sunday 1/19 at 7 pm ET With the Sochi Olympics just around the corner, gold medal Olympic … Continued

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Jim Cramer ‘antithetical’ to ‘fatcats,’ favors income equality

Jim Cramer, eccentric host of CNBC’s Mad Money and author of the newly published book Get Rich Carefully, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda early Friday morning to discuss Wall Street, the Fed, the finance industry, and the sometimes … Continued

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Jim Cramer ‘antithetical’ to ‘fatcats,’ favors income equality

Jim Cramer, eccentric host of CNBC’s Mad Money and author of the newly published book Get Rich Carefully, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda early Friday morning to discuss Wall Street, the Fed, the finance industry, and the sometimes … Continued

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Chairman of Merrill Lynch Int’l: Golden parachutes are ‘morally reprehensible,’ ‘abhorrent’

Winthrop “Win” Smith Jr., Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, has a new book out, hoping to remind the world of the good Merrill Lynch formerly did in the financial industry. In an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on … Continued

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Chairman of Merrill Lynch Int’l: Golden parachutes are ‘morally reprehensible,’ ‘abhorrent’

Winthrop “Win” Smith Jr., Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, has a new book out, hoping to remind the world of the good Merrill Lynch formerly did in the financial industry. In an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on … Continued

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Mayor of Jersey City: How to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, responded to the GOP cuts to unemployment benefits that went into place on January 1 the only way he knew how: by training his constituents right out of high school in order … Continued

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Mayor of Jersey City: How to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, responded to the GOP cuts to unemployment benefits that went into place on January 1 the only way he knew how: by training his constituents right out of high school in order … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison interviews Michelle Obama

Airing Thursday, December 19 at 8:20 am ET on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM Urban View. Rebroadcasting 12/19 at 10:20 pm ET; 12/20 at 9:40 am and 11:40 pm ET; 12/21 a 5:40 am ET and 12/22 at 6:40 … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison interviews Michelle Obama

Airing Thursday, December 19 at 8:20 am ET on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM Urban View. Rebroadcasting 12/19 at 10:20 pm ET; 12/20 at 9:40 am and 11:40 pm ET; 12/21 a 5:40 am ET and 12/22 at 6:40 … Continued

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Sandy Hook One Year Later: Continuing the Conversation

On Friday, December 14, 2012, 20 children and six educators were lost in one of the worst mass shootings this country has ever seen. Nearly one year later, the promises we made as a country to the memories of those … Continued

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Sandy Hook One Year Later: Continuing the Conversation

On Friday, December 14, 2012, 20 children and six educators were lost in one of the worst mass shootings this country has ever seen. Nearly one year later, the promises we made as a country to the memories of those … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top five political stories of the week!

It was another great week for politics in Washington — well, maybe not for everyone. Here are some of the top stories from The Press Pool with Julie Mason on P.O.T.U.S Channel 124. 1) The GOP attracted a lot of … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top five political stories of the week!

It was another great week for politics in Washington — well, maybe not for everyone. Here are some of the top stories from The Press Pool with Julie Mason on P.O.T.U.S Channel 124. 1) The GOP attracted a lot of … Continued

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Jim Kessler of Third Way defends criticism of Elizabeth Warren

Jim Kessler, the Senior Vice President for Policy and a co-founder of Third Way (a Washington, DC-based public policy think tank), joined Ari Rabin-Havt Friday morning on The Agenda to defend his Wall Street Journal op-ed, co-written with Jon Cowan … Continued

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Jim Kessler of Third Way defends criticism of Elizabeth Warren

Jim Kessler, the Senior Vice President for Policy and a co-founder of Third Way (a Washington, DC-based public policy think tank), joined Ari Rabin-Havt Friday morning on The Agenda to defend his Wall Street Journal op-ed, co-written with Jon Cowan … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin calls GOP ‘delusional,’ ‘neanderthals’

“We have an extra layer of misery,” Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) told Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning. The Congresswoman is referring to Gov. Scott Walker’s delay of Medicaid expansion, forcing many who can’t afford it … Continued

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Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin calls GOP ‘delusional,’ ‘neanderthals’

“We have an extra layer of misery,” Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) told Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning. The Congresswoman is referring to Gov. Scott Walker’s delay of Medicaid expansion, forcing many who can’t afford it … Continued

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Not enough women (or respect for women) in STEM field, says Emily Graslie

Following a viral video aimed at exposing sexism and the extra barriers for women in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields, Emily Graslie, host of The Brain Scoop on YouTube, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress … Continued

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Not enough women (or respect for women) in STEM field, says Emily Graslie

Following a viral video aimed at exposing sexism and the extra barriers for women in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields, Emily Graslie, host of The Brain Scoop on YouTube, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress … Continued

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Amazon drone deliveries? Ari Rabin-Havt isn’t buying it.

Thirty years ago we never would have imagined the prevalence of cellphones let alone iPhones, reading tablets and electronic mail. And now it looks like we’re moving one step closer to a Jetsons-esque future after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed … Continued

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Amazon drone deliveries? Ari Rabin-Havt isn’t buying it.

Thirty years ago we never would have imagined the prevalence of cellphones let alone iPhones, reading tablets and electronic mail. And now it looks like we’re moving one step closer to a Jetsons-esque future after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed … Continued

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SiriusXM Remembers JFK: Martha Stewart, Bob Edwards, Cousin Brucie and more

Airing all week on POTUS All week long on POTUS, SiriusXM  hosts are remembering the life and death of John F. Kennedy. On a special edition of SiriusXM Remembers, some of our hosts including Martha Stewart, Bob Edwards, Tim Farley, Joe … Continued

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SiriusXM Remembers JFK: Martha Stewart, Bob Edwards, Cousin Brucie and more

Airing all week on POTUS All week long on POTUS, SiriusXM  hosts are remembering the life and death of John F. Kennedy. On a special edition of SiriusXM Remembers, some of our hosts including Martha Stewart, Bob Edwards, Tim Farley, Joe … Continued

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Who’s to blame for the Affordable Care Act website problems?

Since the launch of the Affordable Care Act last month, the program’s website has come under a lot of fire for not doing its job. SiriusXM hosts took listener calls and talked to experts about the issue, asking the big … Continued

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Who’s to blame for the Affordable Care Act website problems?

Since the launch of the Affordable Care Act last month, the program’s website has come under a lot of fire for not doing its job. SiriusXM hosts took listener calls and talked to experts about the issue, asking the big … Continued

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Celebrating Veterans Day on SiriusXM

Today, like most Americans both at home and abroad, we are honoring our nation’s veterans here at SiriusXM. All day long, military related topics were prevalent on air –  ranging from revolutionary historic figures to current heroes and what role … Continued

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Celebrating Veterans Day on SiriusXM

Today, like most Americans both at home and abroad, we are honoring our nation’s veterans here at SiriusXM. All day long, military related topics were prevalent on air –  ranging from revolutionary historic figures to current heroes and what role … Continued

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Barbara Buono on Chris Christie: He’s ‘left the middle-class and poor crippled’

With the state of New Jersey sitting on the highest rate of unemployment in the region and facing a barrage of economic and social issues, State Sen. Barbara Buono (D-NJ), who is running for governor, said she is pushing for … Continued

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Barbara Buono on Chris Christie: He’s ‘left the middle-class and poor crippled’

With the state of New Jersey sitting on the highest rate of unemployment in the region and facing a barrage of economic and social issues, State Sen. Barbara Buono (D-NJ), who is running for governor, said she is pushing for … Continued

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Elizabeth Cook remembers Lou Reed

Rock & roll lost a true legend this weekend when singer-songwriter Lou Reed died at the age of 71. Reed, a guitarist and singer for the Velvet Underground and later a solo artist, influenced artists of many different genres and … Continued

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Elizabeth Cook remembers Lou Reed

Rock & roll lost a true legend this weekend when singer-songwriter Lou Reed died at the age of 71. Reed, a guitarist and singer for the Velvet Underground and later a solo artist, influenced artists of many different genres and … Continued

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Rep. George Milled (D-CA): Healthcare.gov “failed”

“Lifelong” Democrat George Miller tells P.O.T.U.S. host Jon Decker of his and his constituents’ frustration with Obamacare signup site healthcare.gov. “The flow of information isn’t as it should be between the consumer, the government and the healthcare companies that eventually … Continued

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Rep. George Milled (D-CA): Healthcare.gov “failed”

“Lifelong” Democrat George Miller tells P.O.T.U.S. host Jon Decker of his and his constituents’ frustration with Obamacare signup site healthcare.gov. “The flow of information isn’t as it should be between the consumer, the government and the healthcare companies that eventually … Continued

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Piers Morgan tells Howard why he doesn’t like Bill O’Reilly

CNN’s Piers Morgan didn’t hold back his true feelings toward Fox News host Bill O’Reilly during his appearance Wednesday on the Howard Stern Show. Morgan told Howard the story of one of his first encounters with O’Reilly; an encounter that … Continued

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Piers Morgan tells Howard why he doesn’t like Bill O’Reilly

CNN’s Piers Morgan didn’t hold back his true feelings toward Fox News host Bill O’Reilly during his appearance Wednesday on the Howard Stern Show. Morgan told Howard the story of one of his first encounters with O’Reilly; an encounter that … Continued

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Robert Costa on misconceptions about House Republicans

Robert Costa, the Washington editor for the National Review and a political analyst on CNBC, called in to the Michael Smerconish Program Monday to defend his recent article in the Washington Post, “Five Myths About the House Republicans.” Costa wrote people have a … Continued

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Robert Costa on misconceptions about House Republicans

Robert Costa, the Washington editor for the National Review and a political analyst on CNBC, called in to the Michael Smerconish Program Monday to defend his recent article in the Washington Post, “Five Myths About the House Republicans.” Costa wrote people have a … Continued

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Patriot vs. Progress: Hosts debate Obamacare

Things just got reasonable here at SiriusXM when SiriusXM  Patriot host David Webb and SiriusXM Progress host Mark Thompson sat down to discuss the pros and cons of Obamacare. Not only did they both hosts make valid points, but they … Continued

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Patriot vs. Progress: Hosts debate Obamacare

Things just got reasonable here at SiriusXM when SiriusXM  Patriot host David Webb and SiriusXM Progress host Mark Thompson sat down to discuss the pros and cons of Obamacare. Not only did they both hosts make valid points, but they … Continued

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What’s On: This IS radio Clash, Aziz doesn’t feel the Sting and 3 days of the Colon

The Clash Town Hall Premiers Friday 3 pm ET on 1st Wave Interrupting all programs. This is Radio Clash from pirate satellite… 1st Wave’s Richard Blade moderates an exclusive Town Hall with Mick Jones and Paul Simonon (plus a phone-in … Continued

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What’s On: This IS radio Clash, Aziz doesn’t feel the Sting and 3 days of the Colon

The Clash Town Hall Premiers Friday 3 pm ET on 1st Wave Interrupting all programs. This is Radio Clash from pirate satellite… 1st Wave’s Richard Blade moderates an exclusive Town Hall with Mick Jones and Paul Simonon (plus a phone-in … Continued

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Congressman reporting from Capitol Hill right after shots are fired

Rep.Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was on the air with Andrew Wilkow of SiriusXM’s The Patriot mere moments after shots were reported near the capitol building in Washington. Gohmert talks about how the government shutdown has affected  access to tourist destinations in the nation’s … Continued

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Congressman reporting from Capitol Hill right after shots are fired

Rep.Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was on the air with Andrew Wilkow of SiriusXM’s The Patriot mere moments after shots were reported near the capitol building in Washington. Gohmert talks about how the government shutdown has affected  access to tourist destinations in the nation’s … Continued

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LISTEN: ‘Success’ in Afghanistan? Major General says yes.

We’ve been in Afghanistan since October 7, 2001. That’s twelve years come Monday. But as a war-weary nation we’re having a hard time qualifying success in the region. Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, Deputy Chief of Staff, Joint Operations, International Security … Continued

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LISTEN: ‘Success’ in Afghanistan? Major General says yes.

We’ve been in Afghanistan since October 7, 2001. That’s twelve years come Monday. But as a war-weary nation we’re having a hard time qualifying success in the region. Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, Deputy Chief of Staff, Joint Operations, International Security … Continued

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Navy Yard survivor recounts terrifying experience

Monday, September 16, 2013 started off pretty typical for Navy Yard management analyst Denise Robinson. The mother of two left her house at 7 am and started off her day chatting with coworkers. The morning quickly turned from typical to … Continued

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Navy Yard survivor recounts terrifying experience

Monday, September 16, 2013 started off pretty typical for Navy Yard management analyst Denise Robinson. The mother of two left her house at 7 am and started off her day chatting with coworkers. The morning quickly turned from typical to … Continued

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Wilkow: Could Kenyan mall attack happen in America?

As the world watches the Nairobi, Kenya mall attack unfold, the scariest thing (besides the violence and loss of innocent life), is the location. “It’s basically proxy warfare 101,” Kerry Patton, a national security commentator and terror analyst, told SiriusXM Patriot‘s Andrew Wilkow.  “When … Continued

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Wilkow: Could Kenyan mall attack happen in America?

As the world watches the Nairobi, Kenya mall attack unfold, the scariest thing (besides the violence and loss of innocent life), is the location. “It’s basically proxy warfare 101,” Kerry Patton, a national security commentator and terror analyst, told SiriusXM Patriot‘s Andrew Wilkow.  “When … Continued

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“I don’t believe people snap,” criminal analyst on Navy Yard shooting

We are all too familiar with the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting. First chaos, then identification, followed by an attempt to answer that all-too elusive question–especially when the attacker doesn’t survive–“Why?” While there are still no clear answers, Criminal … Continued

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“I don’t believe people snap,” criminal analyst on Navy Yard shooting

We are all too familiar with the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting. First chaos, then identification, followed by an attempt to answer that all-too elusive question–especially when the attacker doesn’t survive–“Why?” While there are still no clear answers, Criminal … Continued

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Why Anthony Bourdain supports military action in Syria

While the United States hems and haws over military action in Syria, chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain made his stance clear on The Opie & Anthony Show. “If we bomb Syria, right, it’s completely against our national interests … Continued

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Why Anthony Bourdain supports military action in Syria

While the United States hems and haws over military action in Syria, chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain made his stance clear on The Opie & Anthony Show. “If we bomb Syria, right, it’s completely against our national interests … Continued

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Was a fine enough punishment for Riley Cooper?

The Philadelphia Eagles fined Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of their wide receiver yelling a racial slur at security during a Kenny Chesney concert, but many football players and fans don’t think the punishment was enough. Philadelphia-based ESPN reporter … Continued

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Was a fine enough punishment for Riley Cooper?

The Philadelphia Eagles fined Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of their wide receiver yelling a racial slur at security during a Kenny Chesney concert, but many football players and fans don’t think the punishment was enough. Philadelphia-based ESPN reporter … Continued

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Opinion: The real threat behind American embassy closings

The State Department’s decision to close 22 embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a threat from al Qaeda on Sunday has sparked a renewed discussion of terrorism in the region. Lawrence Korb, a senior fellow … Continued

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Opinion: The real threat behind American embassy closings

The State Department’s decision to close 22 embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a threat from al Qaeda on Sunday has sparked a renewed discussion of terrorism in the region. Lawrence Korb, a senior fellow … Continued

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Middle East peace talks could lead to ‘conceptual breakthrough’

Peace talks between Israel and Palestine will resume this month, Secretary of State John Kerry announced last week. Last time the two states sat down in 2010, talks only lasted three weeks before breaking down. But this time around, Kerry … Continued

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Middle East peace talks could lead to ‘conceptual breakthrough’

Peace talks between Israel and Palestine will resume this month, Secretary of State John Kerry announced last week. Last time the two states sat down in 2010, talks only lasted three weeks before breaking down. But this time around, Kerry … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan calls in from World Youth Day in Rio

Catholics from all over the world flooded into Rio de Janeiro last week for World Youth Day, the celebration of the Catholic faith that takes place in a different city every three years. Among them was Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan calls in from World Youth Day in Rio

Catholics from all over the world flooded into Rio de Janeiro last week for World Youth Day, the celebration of the Catholic faith that takes place in a different city every three years. Among them was Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop … Continued

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LISTEN: Should Detroit cut pensions to pay $19B debt?

Detroit filed for bankruptcy last Thursday, and tough decisions for the city’s leaders are likely just beginning. To reduce the city’s $19 billion debt, bankruptcy could lead to cutting pensions for 20,000 employees, a step that has been challenged by … Continued

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LISTEN: Should Detroit cut pensions to pay $19B debt?

Detroit filed for bankruptcy last Thursday, and tough decisions for the city’s leaders are likely just beginning. To reduce the city’s $19 billion debt, bankruptcy could lead to cutting pensions for 20,000 employees, a step that has been challenged by … Continued

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Black leaders respond to not guilty verdict in Trayvon Martin case

When a jury declared George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin on Saturday, the nation felt an all-too familiar schism that came after months of building pressure over two of the most contentious issues in America–race and … Continued

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Black leaders respond to not guilty verdict in Trayvon Martin case

When a jury declared George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin on Saturday, the nation felt an all-too familiar schism that came after months of building pressure over two of the most contentious issues in America–race and … Continued

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LISTEN: Will Obama’s trip revitalize U.S. engagement in Africa?

While Michelle Obama has been documenting the first family’s trip to Africa on Instagram, others at home have been analyzing the long-term implications of the president’s visit to the continent–his first since a one-day trip to Ghana in 2009. Todd … Continued

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LISTEN: Will Obama’s trip revitalize U.S. engagement in Africa?

While Michelle Obama has been documenting the first family’s trip to Africa on Instagram, others at home have been analyzing the long-term implications of the president’s visit to the continent–his first since a one-day trip to Ghana in 2009. Todd … Continued

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Pakistani report calls bin Laden raid an ‘act of war’

Last year, Zero Dark Thirty dramatized the U.S. mission to kill Osama bin Laden for the big screen. While the film detailed American efforts throughout the 10 years leading up to bin Laden’s death, the Pakistani side of the story … Continued

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Pakistani report calls bin Laden raid an ‘act of war’

Last year, Zero Dark Thirty dramatized the U.S. mission to kill Osama bin Laden for the big screen. While the film detailed American efforts throughout the 10 years leading up to bin Laden’s death, the Pakistani side of the story … Continued

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LISTEN: Mike Mularkey talks about Justin Blackmon

Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey made an appearance on The SiriusXM Blitz Tuesday, and talked about the process of drafting players into the NFL with damaged reputations. Current Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was one of the topics … Continued

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LISTEN: Mike Mularkey talks about Justin Blackmon

Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey made an appearance on The SiriusXM Blitz Tuesday, and talked about the process of drafting players into the NFL with damaged reputations. Current Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was one of the topics … Continued

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LISTEN: Are gay marriages more equal?

Just five days after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, the federal government has granted the first green cards based on same-sex marriages, while gay marriage ceremonies have already resumed in California. After … Continued

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LISTEN: Are gay marriages more equal?

Just five days after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, the federal government has granted the first green cards based on same-sex marriages, while gay marriage ceremonies have already resumed in California. After … Continued

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Politicians, scientists debate Obama’s climate action plan on POTUS Politics

What is “the most contentious issue of our times”? According to Penn State professor Michael Mann, it’s climate change. Mann, the author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, sat down with Michael Smerconish on … Continued

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Politicians, scientists debate Obama’s climate action plan on POTUS Politics

What is “the most contentious issue of our times”? According to Penn State professor Michael Mann, it’s climate change. Mann, the author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, sat down with Michael Smerconish on … Continued

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