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

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Ken Klukowski: Supreme Court took ‘modest’ approach on Voting Rights Act

Ken Klukowski was on The David Webb Show Tuesday and spoke about Chief Justice John Roberts’ Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder. Klukowski discussed the the pre-clearance system created in the 1960s. Listen … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

LISTEN: BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner explains DOMA repeal

BuzzFeed senior political and legal reporter Chris Geidner talked about the Defensive of Marriage Act (DOMA) repeal with Julie Mason from SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics on Wednesday. Geidner explained what it means now that Section 3 of DOMA was struck down. Listen … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

SPECIAL REPORT: Sex trafficking survivor shares her story

Withelma “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew hasn’t had an easy life. Forced into sex slavery at 10 years old after bouncing between foster homes, she finally escaped at 17 when an advocate helped her to get out and realize her potential. In a … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Senator Rand Paul draws the line on NSA surveillance of citizens

During The Mike Church Show on SiriusXM Patriot, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the recent leak when whistle blower Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA is surveilling citizens’ online activities. Paul cited a recent senate hearing where Director of National Intelligence, … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

Smerconish Asks Listeners, ‘Should Interns Be Paid?’

To pay or not to pay your interns, that is the question many companies face when bringing students temporarily into their ranks. In some industries, companies pay quite well (think Google’s approximately $20,000 per summer), but in entertainment and media it’s … Continued