NEWS AND ISSUES

Alan Dershowitz on Zimmerman verdict: “Serious prosecutorial misconduct”

Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz took time from his vacation to talk with Michael Smerconish and give his view on the George Zimmerman case. Arguing that the charges were off from the beginning, Dershowitz was particularly critical of the prosecution. … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Congress faced with tough decisions on rising student loan interest rates

American students are taking on more and more debt to finish their educations, a crisis that some say could be as bad as–or worse than–the 2009 collapse of the housing bubble. And politicians are facing tough decisions to try to … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Former Sen. Olympia Snowe on what it was like being one of only nine women in the Senate

Throughout her forty years in public service, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) has stood up for equality and bipartisanship. But when Snowe served in the Senate, she was one of only nine female senators. On SiriusXM Leading Ladies with Julie … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

LISTEN: Lack of summer jobs affecting teen drop-out rates?

Halfway through the summer, many teens are still sitting around without anything to do. Secretary of Labor Seth Harris addressed the lack of summer jobs for youth with Joe Madison on SiriusXM Urban View. President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, NFL, SPORTS

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, TRAFFIC/WEATHER

Dr. Robert Shapiro talks climate change with Tim Farley

Dr. Robert Shapiro, chairman and co-founder of Sonecon, talked about the politics and economics of climate change with Tim Farley Wednesday on SiriusXM’s POTUS. Shapiro gave insight on how to solve the problems of global warning and climate change. He … Continued

COLLEGE BASKETBALL, NEWS AND ISSUES, SPORTS

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie discusses Rutgers basketball scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio Tuesday. Christie shared his opinion on former Rutgers University men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, who was fired after a video of him abusing his players at practice was … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood avoids DOMA question

At the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival, Pete Dominick asked United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). LaHood told Dominick he preferred not to talk about the Supreme Court ruling. … Continued