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Get LIVE Florence updates from The Weather Channel on SiriusXM

As a public service to those in the path of Tropical Storm Florence, SiriusXM and The Weather Channel are teaming up to provide a live simulcast of The Weather Channel on SiriusXM channel 145 From Thursday, 9/12 at 6 am ET through Saturday, 9/14 at 12 pm ET.

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Get LIVE Florence updates from The Weather Channel on SiriusXM

As a public service to those in the path of Tropical Storm Florence, SiriusXM and The Weather Channel are teaming up to provide a live simulcast of The Weather Channel on SiriusXM channel 145 From Thursday, 9/12 at 6 am ET through Saturday, 9/14 at 12 pm ET.

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Spend your weekend remembering Ronald Reagan and/or Bill Clinton

Tune in this weekend for specials on two of our influential presidents.   Ronald Reagan Weekend on SiriusXM Patriot Ch. 125 Airs Saturday Feb. 21 at 8pm ET and replays all weekend SiriusXM Patriot’s Ronald Reagan Special features commentary from Mike … Continued

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Spend your weekend remembering Ronald Reagan and/or Bill Clinton

Tune in this weekend for specials on two of our influential presidents.   Ronald Reagan Weekend on SiriusXM Patriot Ch. 125 Airs Saturday Feb. 21 at 8pm ET and replays all weekend SiriusXM Patriot’s Ronald Reagan Special features commentary from Mike … Continued

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Presidential scandals, little-known facts and more all week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

It’s not just President’s Day here at SiriusXM Insight. It’s President’s WEEK. Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is bringing us five days of little-known presidential facts, behind-the-scenes peeks and — of course — scandals. Tune in at 9 am ET … Continued

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Presidential scandals, little-known facts and more all week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

It’s not just President’s Day here at SiriusXM Insight. It’s President’s WEEK. Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is bringing us five days of little-known presidential facts, behind-the-scenes peeks and — of course — scandals. Tune in at 9 am ET … Continued

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We are the news: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Can Brian Williams return to network news? Just one of the many imponderables debated this week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124. Also under consideration: Did President Obama head-fake the nation on gay marriage, as alleged … Continued

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We are the news: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Can Brian Williams return to network news? Just one of the many imponderables debated this week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124. Also under consideration: Did President Obama head-fake the nation on gay marriage, as alleged … Continued

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Can Brian Williams ever make a comeback?

Veteran news anchor Aaron Brown spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program about Brian Williams, and whether he can ever rehabilitate his image after the recent scandal that led to his six-month suspension from NBC. “He needs a full-throated, no-bull apology. That … Continued

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Can Brian Williams ever make a comeback?

Veteran news anchor Aaron Brown spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program about Brian Williams, and whether he can ever rehabilitate his image after the recent scandal that led to his six-month suspension from NBC. “He needs a full-throated, no-bull apology. That … Continued

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Smerconish explains why he canceled an anti-vaccine guest

In the month of January, 102 people in the U.S. were reported to have measles, according to the CDC. This comes 15 years after measles was considered eliminated from the country. Most of this year’s cases are traced back to an … Continued

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Smerconish explains why he canceled an anti-vaccine guest

In the month of January, 102 people in the U.S. were reported to have measles, according to the CDC. This comes 15 years after measles was considered eliminated from the country. Most of this year’s cases are traced back to an … Continued

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Romney is out, but plenty more to talk about: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Mitt Romney said Friday he’s probably not going to run for president, after all. That leaves about 20 other potential candidates to cull through, but we’ve got nothing but time these days. In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason on … Continued

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Romney is out, but plenty more to talk about: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Mitt Romney said Friday he’s probably not going to run for president, after all. That leaves about 20 other potential candidates to cull through, but we’ve got nothing but time these days. In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason on … Continued

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Mike Huckabee tries to clarify Jay Z-Beyonce ‘pimp’ comment from book

There are 272 pages in Mike Huckabee’s new book, God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy, but there’s one passage everyone wants to talk about. “Beyonce is incredibly talented – gifted, in fact. She has an exceptional set of pipes and can … Continued

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Mike Huckabee tries to clarify Jay Z-Beyonce ‘pimp’ comment from book

There are 272 pages in Mike Huckabee’s new book, God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy, but there’s one passage everyone wants to talk about. “Beyonce is incredibly talented – gifted, in fact. She has an exceptional set of pipes and can … Continued

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70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: A look back through Churchill’s eyes

On January 27, 1945, the concentration camps of Auschwitz were liberated from Nazi control. Today, hundreds of Auschwitz survivors attended a ceremony in southern Poland to commemorate 70 years since liberation. In 2007, Michael Smerconish discussed his own visit to Auschwitz … Continued

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70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: A look back through Churchill’s eyes

On January 27, 1945, the concentration camps of Auschwitz were liberated from Nazi control. Today, hundreds of Auschwitz survivors attended a ceremony in southern Poland to commemorate 70 years since liberation. In 2007, Michael Smerconish discussed his own visit to Auschwitz … Continued

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Meet a man who sets his thermostat at 45 degrees

How low can you go? Ken Ilgunas says for him it’s 45 degrees — in his home. Ilgunas chatted with Michael Smerconish about his chilly environment after publishing his New York Times’ Op-Ed, This Cold House. The writer was living in a … Continued

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Meet a man who sets his thermostat at 45 degrees

How low can you go? Ken Ilgunas says for him it’s 45 degrees — in his home. Ilgunas chatted with Michael Smerconish about his chilly environment after publishing his New York Times’ Op-Ed, This Cold House. The writer was living in a … Continued

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Get latest updates as Northeast braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

The National Weather Service says a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” is expected to hit the Northeast, from New Jersey to Maine, with the biggest blows to Boston and its surrounding suburbs. The nor’easter may bring more than 24 inches of snow and … Continued

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Get latest updates as Northeast braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

The National Weather Service says a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” is expected to hit the Northeast, from New Jersey to Maine, with the biggest blows to Boston and its surrounding suburbs. The nor’easter may bring more than 24 inches of snow and … Continued

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The State of the Union: Optimism or naivete?

The economy is better and we should be optimistic, according to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. But is it that simple? Many economic indicators — including the unemployment rate — are positive, but Obama still proposed … Continued

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The State of the Union: Optimism or naivete?

The economy is better and we should be optimistic, according to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. But is it that simple? Many economic indicators — including the unemployment rate — are positive, but Obama still proposed … Continued

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How much of American Sniper is actually true?

With six Oscar nominations and over $100 million made during its opening weekend, American Sniper is drawing a lot of attention to the story of the late Chris Kyle, who is portrayed by Bradley Cooper in the movie. Based on Kyle’s autobiography … Continued

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How much of American Sniper is actually true?

With six Oscar nominations and over $100 million made during its opening weekend, American Sniper is drawing a lot of attention to the story of the late Chris Kyle, who is portrayed by Bradley Cooper in the movie. Based on Kyle’s autobiography … Continued

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Will sexism and ageism dominate the conversation during the 2016 presidential race?

John Fugelsang says he never knew how sexist the country was until Hillary Clinton became first lady. And as it looks more and more like Clinton will run for president in 2016, Fugelsang and his guests are bracing themselves for the … Continued

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Will sexism and ageism dominate the conversation during the 2016 presidential race?

John Fugelsang says he never knew how sexist the country was until Hillary Clinton became first lady. And as it looks more and more like Clinton will run for president in 2016, Fugelsang and his guests are bracing themselves for the … Continued

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Oscars 2015: ‘Is that how Hollywood sees black women?’

Welcome to the whitest Oscars since 1998. Among some of the biggest snubs by the Academy this year is Ava DuVernay, the director of Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma. Karen Hunter on Urban View listed off past notable Oscar-winning roles played by black actresses: … Continued

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Oscars 2015: ‘Is that how Hollywood sees black women?’

Welcome to the whitest Oscars since 1998. Among some of the biggest snubs by the Academy this year is Ava DuVernay, the director of Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma. Karen Hunter on Urban View listed off past notable Oscar-winning roles played by black actresses: … Continued

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Rob Reiner: Hillary Clinton ‘probably the most qualified person to ever be president’

Director Rob Reiner believes in Hillary Clinton. “At a minimum, she’s probably the most qualified person ever to be the president of the United States given her background,” he told John Fugelsong on SiriusXM Insight Thursday. When it comes to a possible Clinton-Bush … Continued

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Rob Reiner: Hillary Clinton ‘probably the most qualified person to ever be president’

Director Rob Reiner believes in Hillary Clinton. “At a minimum, she’s probably the most qualified person ever to be the president of the United States given her background,” he told John Fugelsong on SiriusXM Insight Thursday. When it comes to a possible Clinton-Bush … Continued

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Get Right with Gravy: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A jumble of new political books heralds the coming campaign season: Sen. Marco Rubio’s American Dreams and Gov. Mike Huckabee’s God, Gun, Grits and Gravy are among the first to arrive. Will anyone read them? Does anyone need to? In … Continued

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Get Right with Gravy: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A jumble of new political books heralds the coming campaign season: Sen. Marco Rubio’s American Dreams and Gov. Mike Huckabee’s God, Gun, Grits and Gravy are among the first to arrive. Will anyone read them? Does anyone need to? In … Continued

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Dick Cavett on Bill Cosby: ‘It’s a case of extreme mental pathology’

In 1970, comedy legends Dick Cavett and Bill Cosby hosted the Emmy Awards together. Fast forward to 2015, and Cosby has become the target of award show digs as a result of recent sexual assault allegations from multiple women: Cavett sat … Continued

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Dick Cavett on Bill Cosby: ‘It’s a case of extreme mental pathology’

In 1970, comedy legends Dick Cavett and Bill Cosby hosted the Emmy Awards together. Fast forward to 2015, and Cosby has become the target of award show digs as a result of recent sexual assault allegations from multiple women: Cavett sat … Continued

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Serial case prosecutor Kevin Urick: You don’t learn anything from Sarah Koenig’s podcast

Kevin Urick, the prosecutor in the murder case that put Adnan Syed behind bars for life, spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program Thursday. Urick, who was a notable missing voice in the 12-episode Serial series, weighed in on the podcast that … Continued

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Serial case prosecutor Kevin Urick: You don’t learn anything from Sarah Koenig’s podcast

Kevin Urick, the prosecutor in the murder case that put Adnan Syed behind bars for life, spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program Thursday. Urick, who was a notable missing voice in the 12-episode Serial series, weighed in on the podcast that … Continued

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SiriusXM is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. all weekend

Tune into SiriusXM Insight this weekend for the best conversations about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and continuing discussions around civil rights today. Aspen Institute Radio: Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at 1 pm ET on SiriusXM Insight Ch. … Continued

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SiriusXM is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. all weekend

Tune into SiriusXM Insight this weekend for the best conversations about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and continuing discussions around civil rights today. Aspen Institute Radio: Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at 1 pm ET on SiriusXM Insight Ch. … Continued

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Has Jeb Bush moved closer to the center?

While the “will he/she run?” speculation never truly takes a rest, things are really revving up for the 2016 election season, especially among the prospective GOP candidates. Mitt Romney looks to be assembling a campaign team, Mike Huckabee gave up his Fox News … Continued

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Has Jeb Bush moved closer to the center?

While the “will he/she run?” speculation never truly takes a rest, things are really revving up for the 2016 election season, especially among the prospective GOP candidates. Mitt Romney looks to be assembling a campaign team, Mike Huckabee gave up his Fox News … Continued

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Get inspired: 4 Joel Osteen quotes for an open heart and a focused mind

We’re only into the second week of January, and some are already facing the New Year’s resolutions slump. Lucky for us, Joel Osteen Radio is here to keep us motivated and positive all year round. Check out these inspirational quotes and … Continued

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Get inspired: 4 Joel Osteen quotes for an open heart and a focused mind

We’re only into the second week of January, and some are already facing the New Year’s resolutions slump. Lucky for us, Joel Osteen Radio is here to keep us motivated and positive all year round. Check out these inspirational quotes and … Continued

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Mon Dieu: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Happy New Year! Congress is back. And so is terrorism, partisanship, gridlock, sorrow, crying — and for at least one formerly prominent politician, a likely trip to the hoosegow. In the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week on SiriusXM’s … Continued

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Mon Dieu: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Happy New Year! Congress is back. And so is terrorism, partisanship, gridlock, sorrow, crying — and for at least one formerly prominent politician, a likely trip to the hoosegow. In the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week on SiriusXM’s … Continued

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Former Senator Bob Graham calls for release of 28 pages detailing Saudi Arabian involvement in 9/11

The recent horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo’s staff in Paris has ignited discussions about acts of organized violence. Former senator Bob Graham is currently calling for the Obama administration to release 28 classified pages of a 2003 congressional report on 9/11, … Continued

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Former Senator Bob Graham calls for release of 28 pages detailing Saudi Arabian involvement in 9/11

The recent horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo’s staff in Paris has ignited discussions about acts of organized violence. Former senator Bob Graham is currently calling for the Obama administration to release 28 classified pages of a 2003 congressional report on 9/11, … Continued

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‘Show the cartoon,’ says Pulitzer Prize winner after Paris terrorist attack

Yesterday in Paris, members of the editorial staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper, gathered for their usual weekly editorial meeting when assailants entered the building and began shooting. Angered by the publication’s portrayal of the prophet Muhammad and Islamic … Continued

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‘Show the cartoon,’ says Pulitzer Prize winner after Paris terrorist attack

Yesterday in Paris, members of the editorial staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper, gathered for their usual weekly editorial meeting when assailants entered the building and began shooting. Angered by the publication’s portrayal of the prophet Muhammad and Islamic … Continued

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Talk the Talk: SiriusXM to launch SiriusXM Insight

Remember that one really cool teacher you had in high school? Or that delightfully uncensored professor who turned you into a great debater? Imagine having that same kind of inspiring, totally candid input at your disposal on the regular – without … Continued

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Talk the Talk: SiriusXM to launch SiriusXM Insight

Remember that one really cool teacher you had in high school? Or that delightfully uncensored professor who turned you into a great debater? Imagine having that same kind of inspiring, totally candid input at your disposal on the regular – without … Continued

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Ciao, 2014: Julie Mason’s top political stories

What, you say — still hungover from those 2014 midterms? Well you better start rehydrating: The 2016 Iowa caucuses are just a little over a year away. But before we get a snootful of presidential campaign politics, let’s pause and … Continued

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Ciao, 2014: Julie Mason’s top political stories

What, you say — still hungover from those 2014 midterms? Well you better start rehydrating: The 2016 Iowa caucuses are just a little over a year away. But before we get a snootful of presidential campaign politics, let’s pause and … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about the … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about the … Continued

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The Best of 2014: On Demand

With all the exclusive concerts, breaking news, celebrity interviews, live sports coverage and entertainment headlines over the past year, we totally understand that you may not have heard all of it. Lucky for you, there’s SiriusXM On Demand. Now you can … Continued

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The Best of 2014: On Demand

With all the exclusive concerts, breaking news, celebrity interviews, live sports coverage and entertainment headlines over the past year, we totally understand that you may not have heard all of it. Lucky for you, there’s SiriusXM On Demand. Now you can … Continued

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Our 7 favorite inspirational quotes from Joel Osteen Live this year

When you’re feeling down on your luck, struggling to make things work or just living the regular challenges of life, a few words of encouragement can be all you need to stay positive. And if there’s one man we know who … Continued

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Our 7 favorite inspirational quotes from Joel Osteen Live this year

When you’re feeling down on your luck, struggling to make things work or just living the regular challenges of life, a few words of encouragement can be all you need to stay positive. And if there’s one man we know who … Continued

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‘Meet the Press’ coming to SiriusXM starting this Sunday

Airing on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch. 124, Sundays at 10 am ET.   It was announced today that SiriusXM will begin to audio-cast America’s longest running television news program Meet The Press with NBC News Political Director and Host Chuck Todd. Hailed as the … Continued

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‘Meet the Press’ coming to SiriusXM starting this Sunday

Airing on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch. 124, Sundays at 10 am ET.   It was announced today that SiriusXM will begin to audio-cast America’s longest running television news program Meet The Press with NBC News Political Director and Host Chuck Todd. Hailed as the … Continued

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Obfuscation nation: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel, we puzzled over President Obama’s general disengagement on the CIA torture report, shared secrets with Frank Warren, and noted Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s continued extreme political makeover. … Continued

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Obfuscation nation: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel, we puzzled over President Obama’s general disengagement on the CIA torture report, shared secrets with Frank Warren, and noted Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s continued extreme political makeover. … Continued

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Senate Torture Report: Former C.I.A. official Jose Rodriguez speaks out to Smerconish

The Senate recently released a report on the C.I.A.’s Use of Torture. Specifically, the report addressed the interrogation techniques used during the Bush administration in order to ensure the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden and to stop other … Continued

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Senate Torture Report: Former C.I.A. official Jose Rodriguez speaks out to Smerconish

The Senate recently released a report on the C.I.A.’s Use of Torture. Specifically, the report addressed the interrogation techniques used during the Bush administration in order to ensure the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden and to stop other … Continued

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The Battle of the Bulge: A History of Heroism to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot

Two-Hour Special Airing Saturday 12/13 at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 December 1944: In one last, desperate act of war, the Germans attempted to reach the city of Antwerp and split the Allied Forces. In honor of … Continued

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The Battle of the Bulge: A History of Heroism to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot

Two-Hour Special Airing Saturday 12/13 at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 December 1944: In one last, desperate act of war, the Germans attempted to reach the city of Antwerp and split the Allied Forces. In honor of … Continued

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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … Continued

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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … Continued

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UVA frat house rape allegations “entirely credible” – Rolling Stone’s Sabrina Rubin Erdley on Smerconish

Earlier this year, the U.S Department of Education released the names of 55 colleges and universities facing investigations under Title IX. This amendment protects those participating in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discrimination based on … Continued

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UVA frat house rape allegations “entirely credible” – Rolling Stone’s Sabrina Rubin Erdley on Smerconish

Earlier this year, the U.S Department of Education released the names of 55 colleges and universities facing investigations under Title IX. This amendment protects those participating in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discrimination based on … Continued

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Yahoo! News launches on SiriusXM POTUS

Unfortunately, knowing Kerry Washington’s glorious Scandal wardrobe inside and out does not make you an expert on politics. Neither does having all seven seasons of The West Wing memorized. Fortunately, if talking politics usually makes you feel like this as opposed to … Continued

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Yahoo! News launches on SiriusXM POTUS

Unfortunately, knowing Kerry Washington’s glorious Scandal wardrobe inside and out does not make you an expert on politics. Neither does having all seven seasons of The West Wing memorized. Fortunately, if talking politics usually makes you feel like this as opposed to … Continued

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Jesse Ventura confirms intention to run for president in 2016 on Leiberman Live

A little over a year ago on The Howard Stern Show, Jesse Ventura spoke with Howard about his intention to run for president in 2016 – with Howard as his running mate. “I won’t do it if you don’t do … Continued

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Jesse Ventura confirms intention to run for president in 2016 on Leiberman Live

A little over a year ago on The Howard Stern Show, Jesse Ventura spoke with Howard about his intention to run for president in 2016 – with Howard as his running mate. “I won’t do it if you don’t do … Continued

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‘Wake up Americans!’ Caller praises President Obama’s immigration plan

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama announced that he was taking executive action towards immigration reform, bypassing Congress and saving five million illegal immigrants from the threat of deportation. “We are and always will be a nation of immigrants … What makes … Continued

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‘Wake up Americans!’ Caller praises President Obama’s immigration plan

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama announced that he was taking executive action towards immigration reform, bypassing Congress and saving five million illegal immigrants from the threat of deportation. “We are and always will be a nation of immigrants … What makes … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts and guests weigh in on allegations against Bill Cosby

The rape allegations against the man acclaimed for portraying America’s favorite father figure have started a media storm. Multiple women recently came forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them at different points throughout his entertainment career. Then Janice Dickinson, the … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts and guests weigh in on allegations against Bill Cosby

The rape allegations against the man acclaimed for portraying America’s favorite father figure have started a media storm. Multiple women recently came forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them at different points throughout his entertainment career. Then Janice Dickinson, the … Continued

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Bet you didn’t know: The London cab driver test is a tough one

The best part about taking an exam you’ve prepared for is the relief you feel once you’ve completed it and passed. That is of course unless you’re an aspiring cab driver from London and you take The Knowledge exam. The Knowledge … Continued

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Bet you didn’t know: The London cab driver test is a tough one

The best part about taking an exam you’ve prepared for is the relief you feel once you’ve completed it and passed. That is of course unless you’re an aspiring cab driver from London and you take The Knowledge exam. The Knowledge … Continued

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Michael Chertoff’s 5 Things You Should Know When Shopping Online

By Michael Chertoff, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group, a premier global advisory firm focused exclusively on the security and risk management sector. This holiday season the National Retail Federation has predicted that American’s will spend as much … Continued

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Michael Chertoff’s 5 Things You Should Know When Shopping Online

By Michael Chertoff, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group, a premier global advisory firm focused exclusively on the security and risk management sector. This holiday season the National Retail Federation has predicted that American’s will spend as much … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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No Hero: SEAL TEAM 6’s Mark Owen on The Michael Smerconish Program

Mark Owen aka Matthew Bissonnette (or rather, Matthew Bissonnette aka Mark Owen) recently spoke up about his newest memoir, No Hero, on The Michael Smerconish Program. After the release of No Easy Day back in 2012, Owen’s intentions for coming … Continued

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No Hero: SEAL TEAM 6’s Mark Owen on The Michael Smerconish Program

Mark Owen aka Matthew Bissonnette (or rather, Matthew Bissonnette aka Mark Owen) recently spoke up about his newest memoir, No Hero, on The Michael Smerconish Program. After the release of No Easy Day back in 2012, Owen’s intentions for coming … Continued

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Gratitude and observance: SiriusXM honors Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, SiriusXM’s Patriot, Progress, Indie, and Road Dog Trucking channels will honor those who have served our country in both the past and present. Specials will feature guests and discussions that are not to be missed. Live at … Continued

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Gratitude and observance: SiriusXM honors Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, SiriusXM’s Patriot, Progress, Indie, and Road Dog Trucking channels will honor those who have served our country in both the past and present. Specials will feature guests and discussions that are not to be missed. Live at … Continued

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The price for patriotism: Navy SEAL Brandon Webb clears up Rob O’Neill rumors on Wilkow

Navy SEAL Brandon Webb recently sat down with Andrew Wilkow on SiriusXM Patriot to clear up some controversy. Ex-SEAL Rob O’Neill recently identified himself as the shooter who killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011. His decision to go public … Continued

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The price for patriotism: Navy SEAL Brandon Webb clears up Rob O’Neill rumors on Wilkow

Navy SEAL Brandon Webb recently sat down with Andrew Wilkow on SiriusXM Patriot to clear up some controversy. Ex-SEAL Rob O’Neill recently identified himself as the shooter who killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011. His decision to go public … Continued

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So That Happened: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Welcome to our new “insect overlords” in the Senate, tweeted one friend; others were gloating — vindication, mandate, permanent Republican majority! In either case, a very few voters delivered major change to Washington Tuesday night — or did they? As … Continued

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So That Happened: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Welcome to our new “insect overlords” in the Senate, tweeted one friend; others were gloating — vindication, mandate, permanent Republican majority! In either case, a very few voters delivered major change to Washington Tuesday night — or did they? As … Continued

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9 Incredible quotes from former Navy SEAL Brett Jones’ interview with The Morning Jolt’s Larry Flick

OUT Q’s Larry Flick had the honor of interviewing former Navy SEAL Brett Jones recently on The Morning Jolt, to discuss Jones’ new book PRIDE, which chronicles Jones’ life as the first openly gay Navy SEAL. Below are the nine best one-liners from Jones’ interview. … Continued

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9 Incredible quotes from former Navy SEAL Brett Jones’ interview with The Morning Jolt’s Larry Flick

OUT Q’s Larry Flick had the honor of interviewing former Navy SEAL Brett Jones recently on The Morning Jolt, to discuss Jones’ new book PRIDE, which chronicles Jones’ life as the first openly gay Navy SEAL. Below are the nine best one-liners from Jones’ interview. … Continued

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‘If you don’t vote, you don’t count,’ First Lady Michelle Obama talks tomorrow’s midterm elections

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama called into Urban View’s Joe Madison, urging all Americans to partake in tomorrow’s essential midterm elections. From Women’s Issues to the importance of every single vote, the First Lady said, “now is the time that the American people get to … Continued

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‘If you don’t vote, you don’t count,’ First Lady Michelle Obama talks tomorrow’s midterm elections

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama called into Urban View’s Joe Madison, urging all Americans to partake in tomorrow’s essential midterm elections. From Women’s Issues to the importance of every single vote, the First Lady said, “now is the time that the American people get to … Continued

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6 reasons President Obama says it’s so important to vote in the midterm elections

President Barack Obama recently spoke with SiriusXM’s Urban View host Joe Madison to discuss the urgency of the American people taking part in tomorrow’s midterm elections. Below are six key reasons Obama says voting is so important. 1. “We have a congress that has been … Continued

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6 reasons President Obama says it’s so important to vote in the midterm elections

President Barack Obama recently spoke with SiriusXM’s Urban View host Joe Madison to discuss the urgency of the American people taking part in tomorrow’s midterm elections. Below are six key reasons Obama says voting is so important. 1. “We have a congress that has been … Continued

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Spooky: Julie Mason’s top political stories

I covered the White House during the whole Valerie Plame saga, and once tried (with zero success) to joke with Scooter Libby in an elevator. I always thought Valerie Plame seemed cool — and this week I had the chance … Continued

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Spooky: Julie Mason’s top political stories

I covered the White House during the whole Valerie Plame saga, and once tried (with zero success) to joke with Scooter Libby in an elevator. I always thought Valerie Plame seemed cool — and this week I had the chance … Continued

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Pastor Frank Schaefer on The Michelangelo Signorile Show: ‘I will never be silent again.’

Michelangelo Signorile airs weekdays at 3pm ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127 Where do we stand now on LGBT Christians? Pastor Frank Schaefer, who was dispatched last year after officiating his gay son’s wedding, recently visited  Michelangelo Signorile from SiriusXM Progress and discussed what … Continued

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Pastor Frank Schaefer on The Michelangelo Signorile Show: ‘I will never be silent again.’

Michelangelo Signorile airs weekdays at 3pm ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127 Where do we stand now on LGBT Christians? Pastor Frank Schaefer, who was dispatched last year after officiating his gay son’s wedding, recently visited  Michelangelo Signorile from SiriusXM Progress and discussed what … Continued

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Left, Right and Center: Tuesday’s election night coverage with SiriusXM

In honor of next Tuesday’s midterm elections, SiriusXM’s  Progress, Patriot, and POTUS channels will be airing live coverage, each station featuring key guests who will weigh in on the debate while giving some perspective to the polls as the results come in. Voters Decide – … Continued

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Left, Right and Center: Tuesday’s election night coverage with SiriusXM

In honor of next Tuesday’s midterm elections, SiriusXM’s  Progress, Patriot, and POTUS channels will be airing live coverage, each station featuring key guests who will weigh in on the debate while giving some perspective to the polls as the results come in. Voters Decide – … Continued

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Icons: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Longtime ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton joined the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week on SiriusXM’s POTUS, Ch. 124, to discuss her career and 41 years at the network. Ann is retiring from her job and will … Continued

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Icons: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Longtime ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton joined the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week on SiriusXM’s POTUS, Ch. 124, to discuss her career and 41 years at the network. Ann is retiring from her job and will … Continued

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‘Ebola is a political crisis not a medical crisis,’ says LA Times journalist Doyle McManus

This week on the Michael Smerconish program, LA Times journalist Doyle McManus joined the POTUS host to explain his take on the Ebola story, saying that rather than seeing it as an epidemic, we should position it as a political story. … Continued

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‘Ebola is a political crisis not a medical crisis,’ says LA Times journalist Doyle McManus

This week on the Michael Smerconish program, LA Times journalist Doyle McManus joined the POTUS host to explain his take on the Ebola story, saying that rather than seeing it as an epidemic, we should position it as a political story. … Continued

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Joel Osteen talks about dealing with doubt in SiriusXM kick-off with fans

Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria recently joined SiriusXM for Joel Osteen Radio to the excitement of their church and even their more secular fans. Because who couldn’t use a little inspiration now and again? And to kick things off … Continued

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Joel Osteen talks about dealing with doubt in SiriusXM kick-off with fans

Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria recently joined SiriusXM for Joel Osteen Radio to the excitement of their church and even their more secular fans. Because who couldn’t use a little inspiration now and again? And to kick things off … Continued

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Russell Brand wants to start a revolution: ‘Sometimes it takes a crisis for us to awaken.’

Airing Friday 10/24 at 2 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy Hits, Ch. 99. Russell Brand is a man of many talents: The English comedian, advocate and author debuted his newest book Revolution this month, and he sat down with Ron Bennington for an … Continued

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Russell Brand wants to start a revolution: ‘Sometimes it takes a crisis for us to awaken.’

Airing Friday 10/24 at 2 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy Hits, Ch. 99. Russell Brand is a man of many talents: The English comedian, advocate and author debuted his newest book Revolution this month, and he sat down with Ron Bennington for an … Continued

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: ‘Ferguson is another example of white supremacy’

This week on the Karen Hunter Show, psychologist and Cress Theory of Color Confrontation author Dr. Frances Cress Welsing joined the Karen Hunter Show to break down how white supremacy is alive and well in America today, citing the current … Continued

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: ‘Ferguson is another example of white supremacy’

This week on the Karen Hunter Show, psychologist and Cress Theory of Color Confrontation author Dr. Frances Cress Welsing joined the Karen Hunter Show to break down how white supremacy is alive and well in America today, citing the current … Continued

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Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit: Meet today’s titans of technology, business + media

Airs Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie, Ch. 102 In a one-hour special to air on Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie (Ch. 102), SiriusXM invites you to listen in on the first-ever Vanity Fair New … Continued

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Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit: Meet today’s titans of technology, business + media

Airs Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie, Ch. 102 In a one-hour special to air on Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie (Ch. 102), SiriusXM invites you to listen in on the first-ever Vanity Fair New … Continued

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Chris Rock to Touré: ‘How to NOT get your ass kicked by the police’

When he’s not busy securing Paramount movie deals, actor and comedian extraordinaire Chris Rock is probably doing stand-up specials on HBO or hosting the BET Awards. Yep, needless to say, the man is busy. But lucky for us, Rock took … Continued

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Chris Rock to Touré: ‘How to NOT get your ass kicked by the police’

When he’s not busy securing Paramount movie deals, actor and comedian extraordinaire Chris Rock is probably doing stand-up specials on HBO or hosting the BET Awards. Yep, needless to say, the man is busy. But lucky for us, Rock took … Continued

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Going viral: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Remember when President Obama called it “unlikely” that “someone with ebola would reach our shores”? Neither do we. It was just over two weeks ago. This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason, we compiled our list of ebola … Continued

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Going viral: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Remember when President Obama called it “unlikely” that “someone with ebola would reach our shores”? Neither do we. It was just over two weeks ago. This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason, we compiled our list of ebola … Continued

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Food for Thought with Touré kicks off this weekend on SiriusXM Progress

Six-week series airing 10/4 – 11/8 from 8 am to 10 am ET on SiriusXM Progress. Food for Thought with Touré will start each weekend with a fresh take on the week’s events. Touré and his guests will have in-depth, … Continued

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Food for Thought with Touré kicks off this weekend on SiriusXM Progress

Six-week series airing 10/4 – 11/8 from 8 am to 10 am ET on SiriusXM Progress. Food for Thought with Touré will start each weekend with a fresh take on the week’s events. Touré and his guests will have in-depth, … Continued

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Righteous Radio: Rabbi Cosgrove’s favorite Yom Kippur ritual

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. It is the day when forgiveness is asked of God. This year, leading up to Yom Kippur, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove spoke on … Continued

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Righteous Radio: Rabbi Cosgrove’s favorite Yom Kippur ritual

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. It is the day when forgiveness is asked of God. This year, leading up to Yom Kippur, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove spoke on … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson: Spanking kids “may be a matter of degree”

American civil rights activist and Baptist minister Reverend Jesse Jackson was invited onto The Agenda to share his thoughts on the Adrian Peterson situation after the Minnesota Vikings running back was recently arrested for child abuse when he hit his 4-year-old son with … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson: Spanking kids “may be a matter of degree”

American civil rights activist and Baptist minister Reverend Jesse Jackson was invited onto The Agenda to share his thoughts on the Adrian Peterson situation after the Minnesota Vikings running back was recently arrested for child abuse when he hit his 4-year-old son with … Continued

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Satellite radio visionary Martine Rothblatt addresses transgender issues on the Signorile Show

Not only is she the critically acclaimed author of Virtually Human: The Promise –and the Peril – of Digital Immortality, but transgender activist Martine Rothblatt is also one of the visionaries behind satellite radio. Rothblatt recently spoke on the Michelangelo Signorile Show … Continued

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Satellite radio visionary Martine Rothblatt addresses transgender issues on the Signorile Show

Not only is she the critically acclaimed author of Virtually Human: The Promise –and the Peril – of Digital Immortality, but transgender activist Martine Rothblatt is also one of the visionaries behind satellite radio. Rothblatt recently spoke on the Michelangelo Signorile Show … Continued

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Senator Rand Paul calls president’s ISIS response ‘illegal’ and in violation of the Constitution

Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey recently stated that he would consider sending U.S. ground forces into Iraq to combat ISIS, if necessary. His is a heavy statement, considering the last few years’ efforts to extract American troops from the … Continued

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Senator Rand Paul calls president’s ISIS response ‘illegal’ and in violation of the Constitution

Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey recently stated that he would consider sending U.S. ground forces into Iraq to combat ISIS, if necessary. His is a heavy statement, considering the last few years’ efforts to extract American troops from the … Continued

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7 facts you need to know about The Middle East Map to understand the current situation

As the violent situation in The Middle East continues to escalate, it may be confusing to fully grasp what is happening without understanding the historical context and the events that led us to where we are today. “When we talk about America’s challenges in The Middle … Continued

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7 facts you need to know about The Middle East Map to understand the current situation

As the violent situation in The Middle East continues to escalate, it may be confusing to fully grasp what is happening without understanding the historical context and the events that led us to where we are today. “When we talk about America’s challenges in The Middle … Continued

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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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Immigration attorney reports ‘unneccessary cruelty’ toward women and children at border detention centers

Danielle Rosche is an immigration attorney who recently volunteered at a border detention facility. She says she saw cruelty against women waiting to have their claims heard that is “astounding” and “incredibly upsetting” to have occur in The United States today. … Continued

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Immigration attorney reports ‘unneccessary cruelty’ toward women and children at border detention centers

Danielle Rosche is an immigration attorney who recently volunteered at a border detention facility. She says she saw cruelty against women waiting to have their claims heard that is “astounding” and “incredibly upsetting” to have occur in The United States today. … Continued

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David Webb gets the ‘Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi’

Airing Monday 9/8 at 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Tonight, The David Webb Show has an in-studio interview with Mark “Oz” Geist, Krist “Tanto” Paronto, John “Tig” Tiegen, and Mitch Zuckoff co-authors of 13 HOURS: The Inside … Continued

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David Webb gets the ‘Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi’

Airing Monday 9/8 at 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Tonight, The David Webb Show has an in-studio interview with Mark “Oz” Geist, Krist “Tanto” Paronto, John “Tig” Tiegen, and Mitch Zuckoff co-authors of 13 HOURS: The Inside … Continued

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Convictions: Julie Mason’s top political stories

In a bitter twist to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s historic corruption conviction, it appeared McDonnell may lose his pension under a 2011 law McDonnell signed stripping felons of certain state benefits. It was one more indignity at the end … Continued

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Convictions: Julie Mason’s top political stories

In a bitter twist to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s historic corruption conviction, it appeared McDonnell may lose his pension under a 2011 law McDonnell signed stripping felons of certain state benefits. It was one more indignity at the end … Continued

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Game on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A Republican in a chicken suit was arrested in New Hampshire. With the news elsewhere so relentlessly bad — Islamic State, Russian incursion into Ukraine, Syria imploding — it’s a relief sometimes to take a break from worrying about stepped-up … Continued

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Game on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A Republican in a chicken suit was arrested in New Hampshire. With the news elsewhere so relentlessly bad — Islamic State, Russian incursion into Ukraine, Syria imploding — it’s a relief sometimes to take a break from worrying about stepped-up … Continued

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Paul Ryan: Immigration reform is an issue of national security

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) came to the SiriusXM studios to sit down with SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb and one of the topics they couldn’t help but broach, and is likely to be a big issue during the 2016 presidential … Continued

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Paul Ryan: Immigration reform is an issue of national security

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) came to the SiriusXM studios to sit down with SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb and one of the topics they couldn’t help but broach, and is likely to be a big issue during the 2016 presidential … Continued

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General Colin Powell: Social media, cable news, American apathy are ‘letting democracy down’

Whether it’s the 24-hour cable news cycle, social media or simply that Americans are unwilling to take a stand against a broken system, General Colin Powell says the American government is perhaps the worst he’s ever seen it. In his interview … Continued

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General Colin Powell: Social media, cable news, American apathy are ‘letting democracy down’

Whether it’s the 24-hour cable news cycle, social media or simply that Americans are unwilling to take a stand against a broken system, General Colin Powell says the American government is perhaps the worst he’s ever seen it. In his interview … Continued

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En fuego: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A common refrain on the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week: Remember when August was a slow news month? It used to be safe for journalists and presidents to be like lawmakers and take long, desultory vacations in August. … Continued

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En fuego: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A common refrain on the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week: Remember when August was a slow news month? It used to be safe for journalists and presidents to be like lawmakers and take long, desultory vacations in August. … Continued

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Where are black men getting their positive parenting role models?

Airing Sunday, August 24th at 10 am and 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Urban View  During the second edition of Cocoa Conversations, SiriusXM Urban View‘s Shawna Renee sat down with a panel of community leaders to present Cocoa Conversations: In His Image. … Continued

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Where are black men getting their positive parenting role models?

Airing Sunday, August 24th at 10 am and 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Urban View  During the second edition of Cocoa Conversations, SiriusXM Urban View‘s Shawna Renee sat down with a panel of community leaders to present Cocoa Conversations: In His Image. … Continued

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Rep. Paul Ryan, other guests weigh in on Ferguson situation with SiriusXM politics hosts

Since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., there have been about 10 days of protests in the the community, many of which have turned violent. Various conflicting accounts of the killing have … Continued

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Rep. Paul Ryan, other guests weigh in on Ferguson situation with SiriusXM politics hosts

Since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., there have been about 10 days of protests in the the community, many of which have turned violent. Various conflicting accounts of the killing have … Continued

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SiriusXM’s coverage of the Israel/Gaza conflict

As the approximately two-month long current Israel/Gaza conflict continues, SiriusXM hosts were joined by various guests to discuss their viewpoints on the situation. Foreign policy expert for Newsweek and award-winning Italian/Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal joined SiriusXM POTUS Politics‘ Michael Smerconish on … Continued

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SiriusXM’s coverage of the Israel/Gaza conflict

As the approximately two-month long current Israel/Gaza conflict continues, SiriusXM hosts were joined by various guests to discuss their viewpoints on the situation. Foreign policy expert for Newsweek and award-winning Italian/Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal joined SiriusXM POTUS Politics‘ Michael Smerconish on … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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O Captain, my Captain: SiriusXM remembers Robin Williams

Robin Williams once said, “I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” With the passing of Williams at the age of 63 at his Northern California home on Monday, SiriusXM … Continued

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O Captain, my Captain: SiriusXM remembers Robin Williams

Robin Williams once said, “I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” With the passing of Williams at the age of 63 at his Northern California home on Monday, SiriusXM … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison: Police have declared an open season for killing black men

On SiriusXM’s Urban View, The Black Eagle, Joe Madison, got down to brass taxes over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, who was planning to begin college classes today, … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison: Police have declared an open season for killing black men

On SiriusXM’s Urban View, The Black Eagle, Joe Madison, got down to brass taxes over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, who was planning to begin college classes today, … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

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Back to Iraq: Julie Mason’s top stories

President Obama on Thursday announced airstrikes and humanitarian assistance in Iraq, but he assured Americans the U.S. will not get dragged back into war. Lawmakers — who left the city a week earlier for a five-week recess — were split … Continued

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Back to Iraq: Julie Mason’s top stories

President Obama on Thursday announced airstrikes and humanitarian assistance in Iraq, but he assured Americans the U.S. will not get dragged back into war. Lawmakers — who left the city a week earlier for a five-week recess — were split … Continued

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NIAID Director Anthony Fauci discusses Ebola vaccine

Today, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a health emergency, as the virus has caused 932 fatalities in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of August 4, 2014. Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director of the National Institute of … Continued

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NIAID Director Anthony Fauci discusses Ebola vaccine

Today, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a health emergency, as the virus has caused 932 fatalities in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of August 4, 2014. Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director of the National Institute of … Continued

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Star Jones tells Randi Zuckerberg who she doesn’t waste her time with

Attorney, television personality, and the president of The National Association of Professional Women, Star Jones, stopped by Randi Zuckerberg’s new SiriusXM Business Radio show, Dot Complicated, to talk about how she, as a public figure, deals with the nasty side … Continued

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Star Jones tells Randi Zuckerberg who she doesn’t waste her time with

Attorney, television personality, and the president of The National Association of Professional Women, Star Jones, stopped by Randi Zuckerberg’s new SiriusXM Business Radio show, Dot Complicated, to talk about how she, as a public figure, deals with the nasty side … Continued

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Impeachy: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It was no one’s finest hour in Washington this week, as Secretary of State John Kerry failed at everything and the Obama administration whipped up partisan froth over an illusory impeachment threat. The Republican-led House prepared to leave on a … Continued

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Impeachy: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It was no one’s finest hour in Washington this week, as Secretary of State John Kerry failed at everything and the Obama administration whipped up partisan froth over an illusory impeachment threat. The Republican-led House prepared to leave on a … Continued

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Randi Zuckerberg and guests ‘like’ and ‘dislike’ new apps

Randi Zuckerberg’s Dot Complicated airs Wednesdays at noon ET on Business Radio. Remember when you had one phone in your entire house and only your rich neighbor owned a computer … which ran exclusively in DOS!? You may not be old … Continued

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Randi Zuckerberg and guests ‘like’ and ‘dislike’ new apps

Randi Zuckerberg’s Dot Complicated airs Wednesdays at noon ET on Business Radio. Remember when you had one phone in your entire house and only your rich neighbor owned a computer … which ran exclusively in DOS!? You may not be old … Continued

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Just Jenny slams Stephen A. Smith’s Ray Rice comments

SiriusXM’s Stars‘ Just Jenny took up the debate surrounding ESPN Sportscaster Stephen A. Smith’s recent comments on the Ray Rice suspension, and she did not mince words. But not all of her callers agreed with her. Ray Rice, a Baltimore Ravens … Continued

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Just Jenny slams Stephen A. Smith’s Ray Rice comments

SiriusXM’s Stars‘ Just Jenny took up the debate surrounding ESPN Sportscaster Stephen A. Smith’s recent comments on the Ray Rice suspension, and she did not mince words. But not all of her callers agreed with her. Ray Rice, a Baltimore Ravens … Continued

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Is the New York Times pro-pot?

Is The New York Times pro-pot? Editorial Board member David Firestone joined The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics to discuss his publication’s recent editorial series about it. The New York Times Editorial Board published the series High Time: An Editorial Series on Marijuana Legalization in … Continued

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Is the New York Times pro-pot?

Is The New York Times pro-pot? Editorial Board member David Firestone joined The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics to discuss his publication’s recent editorial series about it. The New York Times Editorial Board published the series High Time: An Editorial Series on Marijuana Legalization in … Continued

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Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson: “I’m a big fan of Vice President Biden”

Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson spoke with SiriusXM Progress‘ Michelangelo Signorile during Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, MI about Vice President Joe Biden and the issue of transgender rights moving forward. Robinson discusses Vice President Biden’s progressive stance regarding the rights of … Continued

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Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson: “I’m a big fan of Vice President Biden”

Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson spoke with SiriusXM Progress‘ Michelangelo Signorile during Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, MI about Vice President Joe Biden and the issue of transgender rights moving forward. Robinson discusses Vice President Biden’s progressive stance regarding the rights of … Continued

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World on fire: Julie Mason’s top political stories

So much roiling: Iraq, the border, Ukraine, Gaza, Iran, Syria. So far North Korea is staying pretty quiet — but that never lasts. Foreign policy dominated the talk this week on the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS … Continued

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World on fire: Julie Mason’s top political stories

So much roiling: Iraq, the border, Ukraine, Gaza, Iran, Syria. So far North Korea is staying pretty quiet — but that never lasts. Foreign policy dominated the talk this week on the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS … Continued

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SiriusXM Patriot’s Mike Church says president Obama is impeachable

SiriusXM Patriot Host Mike Church, of The Mike Church Show, discusses why he believes Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte is wrong about impeachment being reserved for instances of criminal wrongdoing. Over the weekend, Goodlatte revealed to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that the Judiciary … Continued

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SiriusXM Patriot’s Mike Church says president Obama is impeachable

SiriusXM Patriot Host Mike Church, of The Mike Church Show, discusses why he believes Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte is wrong about impeachment being reserved for instances of criminal wrongdoing. Over the weekend, Goodlatte revealed to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that the Judiciary … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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Secrets: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we delved into some international intrigue with Iranian arms dealers and undercover ops; We snuck a peak at President Obama’s secret schedule and gasped audibly about … Continued

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Secrets: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we delved into some international intrigue with Iranian arms dealers and undercover ops; We snuck a peak at President Obama’s secret schedule and gasped audibly about … Continued

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Leah Remini talks splitting with Scientology + her new reality show, It’s All Relative

Actress/producer Leah Remini joined SiriusXM OutQ and SiriusXM Stars‘ Wake Up with Taylor to promote her new TLC reality show, It’s All Relative, and provide some insight into her split with the Church of Scientology. Remini spoke with OutQ’s Larry Flick about her … Continued

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Leah Remini talks splitting with Scientology + her new reality show, It’s All Relative

Actress/producer Leah Remini joined SiriusXM OutQ and SiriusXM Stars‘ Wake Up with Taylor to promote her new TLC reality show, It’s All Relative, and provide some insight into her split with the Church of Scientology. Remini spoke with OutQ’s Larry Flick about her … Continued

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No Borders with Mario Mancuso to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125

Airing Saturday 7/12 at 1 pm and 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Replaying Sunday 7/12 at 1 pm ET SiriusXM Patriot is airing a new special this weekend! Hosted by Mario Mancuso, No Borders will share powerful stories and … Continued

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No Borders with Mario Mancuso to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125

Airing Saturday 7/12 at 1 pm and 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Replaying Sunday 7/12 at 1 pm ET SiriusXM Patriot is airing a new special this weekend! Hosted by Mario Mancuso, No Borders will share powerful stories and … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: CAN ANYONE SAY HOBBY LOBBY?

If you weren’t familiar with the arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby before, after listening to even a moment of SiriusXM Progress 127 this week, you know who they are now. And “who” is exactly the right way to refer … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: CAN ANYONE SAY HOBBY LOBBY?

If you weren’t familiar with the arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby before, after listening to even a moment of SiriusXM Progress 127 this week, you know who they are now. And “who” is exactly the right way to refer … Continued

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Left, Right and Center: SiriusXM hosts comment on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that under Obamacare, for-profit employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. SiriusXM Progress, Patriot, and POTUS Politics provided plenty of coverage prior to and after the Supreme Court’s … Continued

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Left, Right and Center: SiriusXM hosts comment on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that under Obamacare, for-profit employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. SiriusXM Progress, Patriot, and POTUS Politics provided plenty of coverage prior to and after the Supreme Court’s … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A BIG WEEK IN NEWS

Tons of news breaking this week and SiriusXM Progress was there breaking it all down, getting expert opinions and of course taking your calls. On Tuesday, Sen. Thad Cochran barely held onto his seat, fighting off his Tea Party challenger … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A BIG WEEK IN NEWS

Tons of news breaking this week and SiriusXM Progress was there breaking it all down, getting expert opinions and of course taking your calls. On Tuesday, Sen. Thad Cochran barely held onto his seat, fighting off his Tea Party challenger … Continued

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Back to Iraq: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Another international crisis dominated politics in Washington this week. President Obama’s decision to send 300 “military advisors” to Iraq also flushed some members of the previous administration out of their bunkers – notably irascible former Vice President Dick Cheney. In … Continued

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Back to Iraq: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Another international crisis dominated politics in Washington this week. President Obama’s decision to send 300 “military advisors” to Iraq also flushed some members of the previous administration out of their bunkers – notably irascible former Vice President Dick Cheney. In … Continued

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Stand Up! With Pete Dominick’s Environment Week

Starting Monday June 23 on Indie, Ch. 104. All week Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from the Student Climate Conservation Congress at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The program is a partnership between the Green Schools Alliance … Continued

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Stand Up! With Pete Dominick’s Environment Week

Starting Monday June 23 on Indie, Ch. 104. All week Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from the Student Climate Conservation Congress at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The program is a partnership between the Green Schools Alliance … Continued

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‘You hate cowboys, too!’ Mike Church takes on the revocation of the Redskins’ team name

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board–yeah we had no idea that existed either–revoked the Redskins’ right to the name because of its hurtful nature. But Mike wants to know since when is it okay for the feds to tell you what … Continued

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‘You hate cowboys, too!’ Mike Church takes on the revocation of the Redskins’ team name

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board–yeah we had no idea that existed either–revoked the Redskins’ right to the name because of its hurtful nature. But Mike wants to know since when is it okay for the feds to tell you what … Continued

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‘I would’ve immediately started bringing the troops home:’ Ron Paul on what he would have done if he’d won the presidency

Former Congressman and Presidential Candidate Ron Paul talks to us about what he would have done in Iraq, had he won the 2012 GOP nomination and presidency. As you can guess, it is far from the course of action we … Continued

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‘I would’ve immediately started bringing the troops home:’ Ron Paul on what he would have done if he’d won the presidency

Former Congressman and Presidential Candidate Ron Paul talks to us about what he would have done in Iraq, had he won the 2012 GOP nomination and presidency. As you can guess, it is far from the course of action we … Continued

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‘[Hillary Clinton]… is by far the best qualified person… to be president of the United States,’ says Howard Dean

Former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean joined Ari Rabin-Havt this morning on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda to discuss the present situation in Iraq and how it might impact the presidential elections in 2016, especially if Hillary Clinton decides to run. “Hillary Clinton, … Continued

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‘[Hillary Clinton]… is by far the best qualified person… to be president of the United States,’ says Howard Dean

Former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean joined Ari Rabin-Havt this morning on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda to discuss the present situation in Iraq and how it might impact the presidential elections in 2016, especially if Hillary Clinton decides to run. “Hillary Clinton, … Continued

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

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‘Passion wins primaries,’ SiriusXM host says about Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat

Written by Benazir Wehelie and Sydney Goldberger.  SiriusXM Hosts Ari Rabin-Havt and Michael Smerconish provided coverage this morning regarding House majority leader Eric Cantor’s loss to Tea Party-backed economics professor, David Brat. Prior to one of the most shocking primary upsets … Continued

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‘Passion wins primaries,’ SiriusXM host says about Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat

Written by Benazir Wehelie and Sydney Goldberger.  SiriusXM Hosts Ari Rabin-Havt and Michael Smerconish provided coverage this morning regarding House majority leader Eric Cantor’s loss to Tea Party-backed economics professor, David Brat. Prior to one of the most shocking primary upsets … Continued

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Progress this week: Flip flopping on Berghdal, big Koch money, and Viagra vs. birth control

Have you heard the name Bowe Bergdahl? If you tuned in to SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127, this week you couldn’t miss it. The young sergeant was finally released after being held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. In exchange for … Continued

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Progress this week: Flip flopping on Berghdal, big Koch money, and Viagra vs. birth control

Have you heard the name Bowe Bergdahl? If you tuned in to SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127, this week you couldn’t miss it. The young sergeant was finally released after being held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. In exchange for … Continued

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The vapors: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Less than five months out from the midterm elections, things are not looking great for the Obama administration. It’s fairly standard second-term drams, but the vexation at the White House is palpable. President Obama is trying to battle back — … Continued

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The vapors: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Less than five months out from the midterm elections, things are not looking great for the Obama administration. It’s fairly standard second-term drams, but the vexation at the White House is palpable. President Obama is trying to battle back — … Continued

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Departures lounge: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Fridays are almost never slow, easy days in politics. Friday is where they bury all the bad news, and Friday was the day President Obama ushered his embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki out the door. It was also the … Continued

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Departures lounge: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Fridays are almost never slow, easy days in politics. Friday is where they bury all the bad news, and Friday was the day President Obama ushered his embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki out the door. It was also the … Continued

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Oprah Radio pays tribute to Maya Angelou with 8-hour marathon Saturday

Airing Saturday 5/31 from 9 am to 5 pm ET on Oprah Radio The connection of a years-long relationship between Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou was clearly a special one, but perhaps none of us knew how special until Oprah … Continued

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Oprah Radio pays tribute to Maya Angelou with 8-hour marathon Saturday

Airing Saturday 5/31 from 9 am to 5 pm ET on Oprah Radio The connection of a years-long relationship between Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou was clearly a special one, but perhaps none of us knew how special until Oprah … Continued

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D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary + David Webb with veterans in Normandy, Tom Brokaw and more

It’s been 70 years since the allied invasion of Normandy that paved the way for victory against Nazi Germany (6/6, 1944), and SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb is going to the shores of France to witness the commemoration, and speak … Continued

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D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary + David Webb with veterans in Normandy, Tom Brokaw and more

It’s been 70 years since the allied invasion of Normandy that paved the way for victory against Nazi Germany (6/6, 1944), and SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb is going to the shores of France to witness the commemoration, and speak … Continued

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Pete Dominick presents Aspen Ideas Radio 2014

Airing Saturday 5/31 at 9 am ET on Indie Reairing Saturday 5/31 at 9 pm ET and Sunday For the 10th anniversary of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Indie presents Aspen Ideas Radio with SiriusXM Host Pete Dominick. The program takes … Continued

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Pete Dominick presents Aspen Ideas Radio 2014

Airing Saturday 5/31 at 9 am ET on Indie Reairing Saturday 5/31 at 9 pm ET and Sunday For the 10th anniversary of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Indie presents Aspen Ideas Radio with SiriusXM Host Pete Dominick. The program takes … Continued

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Hear Maya Angelou’s comments on Kenya, Donald Sterling controversy

As the nation and the world mourn the loss of one of our greatest authors, activists and human rights advocates, hosts on SiriusXM Urban View are memorializing Dr. Maya Angelou with commentary, clips and celebrity eulogies throughout the day. “So sorry to hear about the … Continued

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Hear Maya Angelou’s comments on Kenya, Donald Sterling controversy

As the nation and the world mourn the loss of one of our greatest authors, activists and human rights advocates, hosts on SiriusXM Urban View are memorializing Dr. Maya Angelou with commentary, clips and celebrity eulogies throughout the day. “So sorry to hear about the … Continued

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Actress Glenn Close advocates for mental health awareness in light of recent UCSB shooting

Who knew that in addition to being an award-winning actress, Glenn Close is also an advocate for mental health awareness? Close spoke with Dr. Michael Aronoff yesterday on Doctor Radio’s Psychiatry Show about everything from her family’s history of mental … Continued

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Actress Glenn Close advocates for mental health awareness in light of recent UCSB shooting

Who knew that in addition to being an award-winning actress, Glenn Close is also an advocate for mental health awareness? Close spoke with Dr. Michael Aronoff yesterday on Doctor Radio’s Psychiatry Show about everything from her family’s history of mental … Continued

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Mike Church responds to plea from father of one of Elliot Rodger’s victims

We have yet another act of random killing by an individual who seemed totally detached from society. Elliot Rodger went off and killed six people to get back at what he saw as a world that hated him. Below, Mike listens to the emotional plea … Continued

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Mike Church responds to plea from father of one of Elliot Rodger’s victims

We have yet another act of random killing by an individual who seemed totally detached from society. Elliot Rodger went off and killed six people to get back at what he saw as a world that hated him. Below, Mike listens to the emotional plea … Continued

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In Memorium: Taps, Medal of Honor recipients + the history of Memorial Day

Today is the day each year when we, as a nation, stop to remember the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. While for many of us, this weekend brings in the … Continued

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In Memorium: Taps, Medal of Honor recipients + the history of Memorial Day

Today is the day each year when we, as a nation, stop to remember the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. While for many of us, this weekend brings in the … Continued

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Dems gone wild: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It’s true that Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 mocks Democrats a lot. Their love of working groups, artisanal cheese, sustainable development, craft cocktails, symposia and bicycle sharing programs indeed grow tedious. BUT — … Continued

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Dems gone wild: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It’s true that Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 mocks Democrats a lot. Their love of working groups, artisanal cheese, sustainable development, craft cocktails, symposia and bicycle sharing programs indeed grow tedious. BUT — … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Rudy Giuliani reacts to 9/11 Memorial Museum, describes its ‘most searing image’

9/11 occurred more than a decade ago, and memories of the attacks continue to bring up feelings of pain and distress for anybody who remembers the day’s horrifying events. For those who lived in New York City in 2001, the … Continued

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Rudy Giuliani reacts to 9/11 Memorial Museum, describes its ‘most searing image’

9/11 occurred more than a decade ago, and memories of the attacks continue to bring up feelings of pain and distress for anybody who remembers the day’s horrifying events. For those who lived in New York City in 2001, the … Continued

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Brain injury: Julie Mason’s top political stories

OMG, Karl Rove said what? The take-down artist formerly known as Bush’s brain was back in singular form this week, being sorry-not sorry he suggested Hillary Clinton may be suffering the lingering aftereffects of a 2012 concussion. The claim, debunked … Continued

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Brain injury: Julie Mason’s top political stories

OMG, Karl Rove said what? The take-down artist formerly known as Bush’s brain was back in singular form this week, being sorry-not sorry he suggested Hillary Clinton may be suffering the lingering aftereffects of a 2012 concussion. The claim, debunked … Continued

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The Catholic Channel’s Fr. Jonathan talks sexuality on OutQ with his gay sister

Father Jonathan Morris, the program director for The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, was recently a guest on SiriusXM’s OutQ channel with his sister Anne Marie, who is gay. Along with OutQ host Xorje Olivares, Father Jonathan and Anne Marie discussed … Continued

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The Catholic Channel’s Fr. Jonathan talks sexuality on OutQ with his gay sister

Father Jonathan Morris, the program director for The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, was recently a guest on SiriusXM’s OutQ channel with his sister Anne Marie, who is gay. Along with OutQ host Xorje Olivares, Father Jonathan and Anne Marie discussed … Continued

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Bad bad boys come with me: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Does the GOP have a behavioral issue? In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason, we considered the latest headlines but concluded that really it’s a percentages deal with Republicans and if there were more Democrats in Congress, they’d be … Continued

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Bad bad boys come with me: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Does the GOP have a behavioral issue? In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason, we considered the latest headlines but concluded that really it’s a percentages deal with Republicans and if there were more Democrats in Congress, they’d be … Continued

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Boom: Julie Mason’s top political stories

There is no organizing theme to politics these days. The kissing congressman remains parts unknown, some new guy was nominated by Republican voters in Florida to replace the cocaine congressman. Meanwhile, Congress remains on recess — but they are back … Continued

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Boom: Julie Mason’s top political stories

There is no organizing theme to politics these days. The kissing congressman remains parts unknown, some new guy was nominated by Republican voters in Florida to replace the cocaine congressman. Meanwhile, Congress remains on recess — but they are back … Continued

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‘We’ve got to give them rumble from the people,’ says Ralph Nader

Politician and author Ralph Nader is not shocked by recent headlines about unemployment and a shrinking American middle class. In fact, Nader recently visited The Michael Smerconish Program to discuss his new book Unstoppable, when he provided a few choice words about … Continued

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‘We’ve got to give them rumble from the people,’ says Ralph Nader

Politician and author Ralph Nader is not shocked by recent headlines about unemployment and a shrinking American middle class. In fact, Nader recently visited The Michael Smerconish Program to discuss his new book Unstoppable, when he provided a few choice words about … Continued

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StandUP with Pete Dominick looks back at Boston Marathon bombings one year later

On April 15, 2013, athletes, running enthusiasts, and their friends and families eagerly approached Boylston Street to celebrate those who would cross the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. But an event that should have ended in photo finishes … Continued

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StandUP with Pete Dominick looks back at Boston Marathon bombings one year later

On April 15, 2013, athletes, running enthusiasts, and their friends and families eagerly approached Boylston Street to celebrate those who would cross the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. But an event that should have ended in photo finishes … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII

This week, SiriusXM brings you straight to Vatican City with exclusive coverage of the upcoming canonization of both Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Celebrate this historic event with the Catholic Channel’s “Making of a Saint” and other exclusive broadcasts … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII

This week, SiriusXM brings you straight to Vatican City with exclusive coverage of the upcoming canonization of both Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Celebrate this historic event with the Catholic Channel’s “Making of a Saint” and other exclusive broadcasts … Continued

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What a prize: Julie Mason’s top political stories

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this past week and like most everyone else in news and politics, Julie Mason was geeked up waiting to hear if the Washington Post and Guardian newspapers would win for their coverage of Edward Snowden’s … Continued

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What a prize: Julie Mason’s top political stories

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this past week and like most everyone else in news and politics, Julie Mason was geeked up waiting to hear if the Washington Post and Guardian newspapers would win for their coverage of Edward Snowden’s … Continued

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Boston Marathon Bombing: How the Tsarnaev brothers were caught

Put yourself in these shoes: You’re driving through the streets of your hometown trying to unwind after a tough day at work. You pull over to text a friend, when two armed men who the entire city is looking for jump … Continued

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Boston Marathon Bombing: How the Tsarnaev brothers were caught

Put yourself in these shoes: You’re driving through the streets of your hometown trying to unwind after a tough day at work. You pull over to text a friend, when two armed men who the entire city is looking for jump … Continued

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Celebrate Easter with The Message, Praise + The Catholic Channel

Easter Sunday is just around the corner (Sunday, April 20), and SiriusXM is ready! Beginning Sunday morning, Christian singer-songwriter Kristian Stanfill will play worship songs on The Message. Meanwhile, starting on Thursday, April 17, the Catholic Channel will feature an … Continued

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Celebrate Easter with The Message, Praise + The Catholic Channel

Easter Sunday is just around the corner (Sunday, April 20), and SiriusXM is ready! Beginning Sunday morning, Christian singer-songwriter Kristian Stanfill will play worship songs on The Message. Meanwhile, starting on Thursday, April 17, the Catholic Channel will feature an … Continued

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Civil rights, scapegoats, and social media: Unscripted brings us up to speed

From Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ recent resignation to Buzzfeed’s growing role in political coverage, Unscripted with Chuck Todd left no story unscrutinized in this week’s news cycle. Todd ventured to Austin, Texas, last week for a Civil Rights … Continued

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Civil rights, scapegoats, and social media: Unscripted brings us up to speed

From Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ recent resignation to Buzzfeed’s growing role in political coverage, Unscripted with Chuck Todd left no story unscrutinized in this week’s news cycle. Todd ventured to Austin, Texas, last week for a Civil Rights … Continued

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Reconsiderations: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason saw a flowering spring bounty of delights: A new interview with Edward Snowden, the use of literature in spy craft, the return of Frank Rich after a long hiatus producing HBO’s Veep, a … Continued

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Reconsiderations: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason saw a flowering spring bounty of delights: A new interview with Edward Snowden, the use of literature in spy craft, the return of Frank Rich after a long hiatus producing HBO’s Veep, a … Continued

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Alex’s Wake: Martin Goldsmith traces his family’s history from the MS St. Louis to Auschwitz

In the spring of 1939, Martin Goldsmith’s grandfather Alex Goldschmidt, 60, and uncle Helmut Goldschmidt, 17, boarded the MS St. Louis, a luxury liner bound for Havana, Cuba with more than 900 Jewish passengers on board. Hoping to flee Nazi … Continued

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Alex’s Wake: Martin Goldsmith traces his family’s history from the MS St. Louis to Auschwitz

In the spring of 1939, Martin Goldsmith’s grandfather Alex Goldschmidt, 60, and uncle Helmut Goldschmidt, 17, boarded the MS St. Louis, a luxury liner bound for Havana, Cuba with more than 900 Jewish passengers on board. Hoping to flee Nazi … Continued

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Progressive leaders react to SCOTUS ruling on McCutcheon vs. FEC

Progressive leaders of unions, consumer advocacy groups, and government agencies came together on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning to express their extreme displeasure and disgust with the Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon vs. FEC. … Continued

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Progressive leaders react to SCOTUS ruling on McCutcheon vs. FEC

Progressive leaders of unions, consumer advocacy groups, and government agencies came together on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning to express their extreme displeasure and disgust with the Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon vs. FEC. … Continued

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This Week On Demand: 50 Cent Town Hall, GROUPLOVE and more

SiriusXM’s Town Hall series is back in full effect, featuring brand new installments with 50 Cent and George Lopez! Plus, bring your lucky paddle for a very special Alt-Nation Ping-Pong Throwdown with GROUPLOVE. Catch all this and more whenever you … Continued

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This Week On Demand: 50 Cent Town Hall, GROUPLOVE and more

SiriusXM’s Town Hall series is back in full effect, featuring brand new installments with 50 Cent and George Lopez! Plus, bring your lucky paddle for a very special Alt-Nation Ping-Pong Throwdown with GROUPLOVE. Catch all this and more whenever you … Continued

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Comebacks and comedowns: Julie Mason’s top political stories

President Obama’s second-term doldrums seem to be fomenting some reconsideration of his predecessor, former President George W. Bush. But is the Bush brand fully rehabbed? Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel, wasn’t so sure. In … Continued

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Comebacks and comedowns: Julie Mason’s top political stories

President Obama’s second-term doldrums seem to be fomenting some reconsideration of his predecessor, former President George W. Bush. But is the Bush brand fully rehabbed? Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel, wasn’t so sure. In … Continued

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Shake Shack CEO: You have to pay a competitive wage to get best people, low turnover

Randy Garutti, the CEO of Shake Shack, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress to explain how he’s breaking the stereotype of the typical fast food job: by creating a higher paying one. Garutti explained why you have to … Continued

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Shake Shack CEO: You have to pay a competitive wage to get best people, low turnover

Randy Garutti, the CEO of Shake Shack, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress to explain how he’s breaking the stereotype of the typical fast food job: by creating a higher paying one. Garutti explained why you have to … Continued

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Michael Petrilli on why college isn’t for everyone – and why we should stop pretending it is

Does everyone have a college career ahead of them? Michael Petrilli, Vice President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, says no. He stopped by the Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM POTUS to explain why. “There’s this big debate in the … Continued

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Michael Petrilli on why college isn’t for everyone – and why we should stop pretending it is

Does everyone have a college career ahead of them? Michael Petrilli, Vice President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, says no. He stopped by the Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM POTUS to explain why. “There’s this big debate in the … Continued

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This Week On Demand: SiriusXM Launches Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School

SiriusXM is proud to announce the launch of Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School. Broadcasting from The Wharton School’s historic Ivy League campus as well as Silicon Valley, the channel features a wide range of original shows hosted by … Continued

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This Week On Demand: SiriusXM Launches Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School

SiriusXM is proud to announce the launch of Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School. Broadcasting from The Wharton School’s historic Ivy League campus as well as Silicon Valley, the channel features a wide range of original shows hosted by … Continued

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General misbehavior: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This past week in politics on the Press Pool with Julie Mason was rich with prison stories, heavy tattoos, Cosmo centerfolds and an absconding first lady. Julie chatted with M.J. Lee of Politico on M.J.’s exclusive jailhouse interview with the … Continued

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General misbehavior: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This past week in politics on the Press Pool with Julie Mason was rich with prison stories, heavy tattoos, Cosmo centerfolds and an absconding first lady. Julie chatted with M.J. Lee of Politico on M.J.’s exclusive jailhouse interview with the … Continued

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The Case for affordable health care: “You often are on your own”

Though it may feel that way when we receive a chunk of change from our tax deductibles this time of year, there is no such thing as free money. If that were true, I would have my own personal ice … Continued

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The Case for affordable health care: “You often are on your own”

Though it may feel that way when we receive a chunk of change from our tax deductibles this time of year, there is no such thing as free money. If that were true, I would have my own personal ice … Continued

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Senator Harry Reid: Kick America’s Koch habit with Constitutional amendment

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continued his attacks on the Koch Brothers this morning on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt  on SiriusXM Progress when he said that the only solution to America’s Koch problem is a Constitutional amendment. “The American … Continued

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Senator Harry Reid: Kick America’s Koch habit with Constitutional amendment

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continued his attacks on the Koch Brothers this morning on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt  on SiriusXM Progress when he said that the only solution to America’s Koch problem is a Constitutional amendment. “The American … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Affordable Care Act + women of medicine

March is Women’s History Month, and Doctor Radio is celebrating with a look back at history’s Women of Medicine. Plus, Joe Madison sits down with members of the US Congress for an in-depth discussion on the Affordable Care Act. Don’t … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Affordable Care Act + women of medicine

March is Women’s History Month, and Doctor Radio is celebrating with a look back at history’s Women of Medicine. Plus, Joe Madison sits down with members of the US Congress for an in-depth discussion on the Affordable Care Act. Don’t … Continued

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Dreamers and screamers: Julie Mason’s top political stories

The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual gathering of thousands of Republican party activists in Washington. It’s a rally, a revival, a freak show, proving ground — so much. Beloved by political reporters and pundits, CPAC is beautiful. Julie … Continued

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Dreamers and screamers: Julie Mason’s top political stories

The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual gathering of thousands of Republican party activists in Washington. It’s a rally, a revival, a freak show, proving ground — so much. Beloved by political reporters and pundits, CPAC is beautiful. Julie … Continued

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How to sound smarter in 10 minutes or less

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a lot smarter than you, me, and anybody we know.

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How to sound smarter in 10 minutes or less

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a lot smarter than you, me, and anybody we know.

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CPAC 2014: SiriusXM Progress’ Ari Rabin-Havt weathers the storm

Ari Rabin-Havt, host of The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, braved the CPAC crowds Thursday to get the latest on conservative causes – straight from the horses’ mouths. Karen Moreau, Executive Director at the American Petroleum Institute, sat down with Ari … Continued

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CPAC 2014: SiriusXM Progress’ Ari Rabin-Havt weathers the storm

Ari Rabin-Havt, host of The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, braved the CPAC crowds Thursday to get the latest on conservative causes – straight from the horses’ mouths. Karen Moreau, Executive Director at the American Petroleum Institute, sat down with Ari … Continued

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Paul Ryan’s thumb on the scale in new audit of federal anti-poverty programs?

Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, thinks Paul Ryan had his thumb on the scale in his new “audit” of federal anti-poverty programs, where the Wisconsin Congressman claimed the War on Poverty has been … Continued

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Paul Ryan’s thumb on the scale in new audit of federal anti-poverty programs?

Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, thinks Paul Ryan had his thumb on the scale in his new “audit” of federal anti-poverty programs, where the Wisconsin Congressman claimed the War on Poverty has been … 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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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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Megaplex: Julie Mason’s top political movies

What makes great political cinema? Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 was joined by Ann Hornaday, film critic at the Washington Post, for an hour-long discussion about the top political movies of all time. … Continued

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Megaplex: Julie Mason’s top political movies

What makes great political cinema? Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 was joined by Ann Hornaday, film critic at the Washington Post, for an hour-long discussion about the top political movies of all time. … 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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Game changer: Magic Johnson talks Lebron James, business, and modern medicine on Hip-Hop Nation

NBA legend Magic Johnson paid a visit to Hip-Hop Nation‘s Ear Candy with Renada Romain, where he expounded on everything from the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest to his recent purchase of the L.A. Sparks. In addition, Johnson went on to … Continued

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Game changer: Magic Johnson talks Lebron James, business, and modern medicine on Hip-Hop Nation

NBA legend Magic Johnson paid a visit to Hip-Hop Nation‘s Ear Candy with Renada Romain, where he expounded on everything from the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest to his recent purchase of the L.A. Sparks. In addition, Johnson went on to … Continued

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