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Barney Frank: Eliminate superdelegates; Biden for Secretary of Defense

Should the Democrats do away with superdelegates? Barney Frank certainly thinks so. “We should make a strong recommendation that ex officio delegates should be eliminated,” Fmr. Rep. Frank told Ari Rabin-Havt Thursday. “There’s nothing super about them.” Ex officio delegates … Continued

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Barney Frank: Eliminate superdelegates; Biden for Secretary of Defense

Should the Democrats do away with superdelegates? Barney Frank certainly thinks so. “We should make a strong recommendation that ex officio delegates should be eliminated,” Fmr. Rep. Frank told Ari Rabin-Havt Thursday. “There’s nothing super about them.” Ex officio delegates … Continued

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Watch Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan play ‘How well do you know your Catholic spouse?’ with Cardinal Dolan

It’s almost 12 years too late for Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to play The Newlywed Game — so Cardinal Timothy Dolan challenged them to a Catholic version of the quiz during SiriusXM’s Town Hall. The devout comedian and his executive-producer wife … Continued

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Watch Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan play ‘How well do you know your Catholic spouse?’ with Cardinal Dolan

It’s almost 12 years too late for Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to play The Newlywed Game — so Cardinal Timothy Dolan challenged them to a Catholic version of the quiz during SiriusXM’s Town Hall. The devout comedian and his executive-producer wife … Continued

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Bill Clinton, future first cat of the United States?

What will we call Bill Clinton if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency? First man? First dude? First cat? The latter is precisely what Nashville Mayor Megan Barry‘s husband decided to call himself after his wife took office. “[Bill Clinton] will have to do … Continued

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Bill Clinton, future first cat of the United States?

What will we call Bill Clinton if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency? First man? First dude? First cat? The latter is precisely what Nashville Mayor Megan Barry‘s husband decided to call himself after his wife took office. “[Bill Clinton] will have to do … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Lewis Black, Don Lemon, Aasif Mandvi and more!

The first week of my new daily show featured everything from famous comedians like Lewis Black to famous Muslims like Congressman Keith Ellison – plus everything in between. The show even made news with my interview of CNN’s Don Lemon … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Lewis Black, Don Lemon, Aasif Mandvi and more!

The first week of my new daily show featured everything from famous comedians like Lewis Black to famous Muslims like Congressman Keith Ellison – plus everything in between. The show even made news with my interview of CNN’s Don Lemon … Continued

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Nigel Farage: The European Union project has failed

“We now have our independence day,” U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “People power can beat the establishment if they try hard enough.” In a shocking vote, the United Kingdom passed Brexit, a referendum to remove the … Continued

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Nigel Farage: The European Union project has failed

“We now have our independence day,” U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “People power can beat the establishment if they try hard enough.” In a shocking vote, the United Kingdom passed Brexit, a referendum to remove the … Continued

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#DemocraticSitIn: “we’re getting into some good trouble”

“By sitting in, we’re really standing up for the rest of America,” Rep. John Lewis, an iconic civil rights figure, declared Thursday after ending the nearly 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives. Lewis led the charge … Continued

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#DemocraticSitIn: “we’re getting into some good trouble”

“By sitting in, we’re really standing up for the rest of America,” Rep. John Lewis, an iconic civil rights figure, declared Thursday after ending the nearly 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives. Lewis led the charge … Continued

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Rubio on seeking re-election: I changed my mind

Just over a month after Marco Rubio tweeted out, “I have only said like 10000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” he reversed his position Wednesday announcing his decision to seek re-election for his Senate seat in Florida. I … Continued

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Rubio on seeking re-election: I changed my mind

Just over a month after Marco Rubio tweeted out, “I have only said like 10000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” he reversed his position Wednesday announcing his decision to seek re-election for his Senate seat in Florida. I … Continued

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Clinton campaign manager laughs at state of Trump campaign

#TrumpSoPoor began trending on the internet after staggering new numbers released by both presidential campaigns showed Donald Trump with a shockingly low war chest containing $1.3 million (Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has more than $42 million). On the campaign payrolls, Trump … Continued

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Clinton campaign manager laughs at state of Trump campaign

#TrumpSoPoor began trending on the internet after staggering new numbers released by both presidential campaigns showed Donald Trump with a shockingly low war chest containing $1.3 million (Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has more than $42 million). On the campaign payrolls, Trump … Continued

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Wall Street donors want to keep Elizabeth Warren off presidential ticket

Progressives want Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to round out Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket, but there is one bull of a hurdle standing in her way. “[Wall Street donors] do not like, surprise, surprise, the idea of Elizabeth Warren as vice … Continued

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Wall Street donors want to keep Elizabeth Warren off presidential ticket

Progressives want Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to round out Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket, but there is one bull of a hurdle standing in her way. “[Wall Street donors] do not like, surprise, surprise, the idea of Elizabeth Warren as vice … Continued

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Alexander Skarsgard on assault rifles: ‘I don’t think civilians should have them’

The man who murdered 49 people in a gay Orlando nightclub legally purchased the semi-automatic rifle he used during the June 12 massacre. The tragedy has reignited a familiar political debate in America over gun control. Legend of Tarzan actor … Continued

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Alexander Skarsgard on assault rifles: ‘I don’t think civilians should have them’

The man who murdered 49 people in a gay Orlando nightclub legally purchased the semi-automatic rifle he used during the June 12 massacre. The tragedy has reignited a familiar political debate in America over gun control. Legend of Tarzan actor … Continued

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Corey Lewandowski out as Trump campaign manager

Donald Trump parted ways with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday following weeks of slipping poll numbers and scrutiny by many members of the Republican party. The decision comes exactly one month before the Republican National Convention is set to begin … Continued

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Corey Lewandowski out as Trump campaign manager

Donald Trump parted ways with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday following weeks of slipping poll numbers and scrutiny by many members of the Republican party. The decision comes exactly one month before the Republican National Convention is set to begin … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show expands to 5 days a week!

There’s going to be a Muslim hosting a show on SiriusXM radio five days a week! (That screaming you are hearing is from Trump supporters.) That’s right, starting Monday, June 20 my weekly show will be expanded to five days … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show expands to 5 days a week!

There’s going to be a Muslim hosting a show on SiriusXM radio five days a week! (That screaming you are hearing is from Trump supporters.) That’s right, starting Monday, June 20 my weekly show will be expanded to five days … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley bring 60 Broadway and pop stars together to benefit Orlando shooting victims

As James Corden put it at the Tonys, “hate will never win.” That’s the message that inspired musical director and SiriusXM On Broadway and Stars host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, who are married, to bring together some of the biggest stars … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley bring 60 Broadway and pop stars together to benefit Orlando shooting victims

As James Corden put it at the Tonys, “hate will never win.” That’s the message that inspired musical director and SiriusXM On Broadway and Stars host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, who are married, to bring together some of the biggest stars … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: LGBT and Muslims team up to fight hate!

  First, I wanted to share some big news: Instead of being your your MBFF (“Muslim Best Friend Forever”) just one day a week, I will be there for you five days a week. That’s right, starting this Monday, June … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: LGBT and Muslims team up to fight hate!

  First, I wanted to share some big news: Instead of being your your MBFF (“Muslim Best Friend Forever”) just one day a week, I will be there for you five days a week. That’s right, starting this Monday, June … Continued

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Michelangelo Signorile to LGBT community: ‘Keep pushing forward, keep demanding full equality’

“It’s not over.” The ongoing fight for LGBT rights in the United States and the continuing struggle for equality has been reignited in the media following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. “It’s yet another attack on a LGBT space, a … Continued

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Michelangelo Signorile to LGBT community: ‘Keep pushing forward, keep demanding full equality’

“It’s not over.” The ongoing fight for LGBT rights in the United States and the continuing struggle for equality has been reignited in the media following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. “It’s yet another attack on a LGBT space, a … Continued

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Pres. Obama: there is no magic to the phrase “radical Islam”

Two days after the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, President Obama convened a meeting with his National Security Council as part of the administration’s “regular effort to review and intensify our campaign to destroy the terrorist group ISIL.” In remarks … Continued

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Pres. Obama: there is no magic to the phrase “radical Islam”

Two days after the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, President Obama convened a meeting with his National Security Council as part of the administration’s “regular effort to review and intensify our campaign to destroy the terrorist group ISIL.” In remarks … Continued

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Rep. Grayson: “one man, using one weapon killed 50 people in 5 minutes”

“I woke up this morning in a fit of rage,” Andy Cohen said Monday on Radio Andy when speaking about the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people are confirmed dead, and another 53 were injured in the worst mass shooting in … Continued

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Rep. Grayson: “one man, using one weapon killed 50 people in 5 minutes”

“I woke up this morning in a fit of rage,” Andy Cohen said Monday on Radio Andy when speaking about the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people are confirmed dead, and another 53 were injured in the worst mass shooting in … Continued

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Clinton: ‘We cannot contain this threat, we must defeat it.’

The worst mass shooting in U.S. history took place in the early hours Sunday morning at a gay club in Orlando, Fla. 50 people are dead and another 53 are wounded after a 29-year-old gunman opened fire at Pulse Nightclub. … Continued

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Clinton: ‘We cannot contain this threat, we must defeat it.’

The worst mass shooting in U.S. history took place in the early hours Sunday morning at a gay club in Orlando, Fla. 50 people are dead and another 53 are wounded after a 29-year-old gunman opened fire at Pulse Nightclub. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Can Comedy Defeat Donald Trump?

On my LIVE show Saturday we will be talking about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, mutiny in GOP against Trump, Ramadan, and can comedy be the thing that slays the mighty Trump?! What exactly is the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement? … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Can Comedy Defeat Donald Trump?

On my LIVE show Saturday we will be talking about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, mutiny in GOP against Trump, Ramadan, and can comedy be the thing that slays the mighty Trump?! What exactly is the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement? … Continued

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President Obama: ‘I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.’

President Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Clinton’s team released a video where the president praises Clinton for her historic campaign to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. This endorsement comes just hours after the president met with Clinton’s primary challenger Sen. Bernie … Continued

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President Obama: ‘I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.’

President Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Clinton’s team released a video where the president praises Clinton for her historic campaign to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. This endorsement comes just hours after the president met with Clinton’s primary challenger Sen. Bernie … Continued

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“I will be honored to vote for the first woman President of the United States”

“Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” Hillary Clinton declared in front of a crowd filled with supporters and her entire Brooklyn campaign staff. Tuesday night, the final six states held their primaries (Washington, D.C. votes on June … Continued

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“I will be honored to vote for the first woman President of the United States”

“Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” Hillary Clinton declared in front of a crowd filled with supporters and her entire Brooklyn campaign staff. Tuesday night, the final six states held their primaries (Washington, D.C. votes on June … Continued

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Cory Booker: Trump is ‘trying to insinuate and instigate fear mongering’

The importance of the final “super” primary day of the election season has been diminished after “an Associated Press survey of Democratic superdelegates” released Monday determined that Hillary Clinton had secured enough support to become the presumptive Democratic nominee. While Bernie … Continued

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Cory Booker: Trump is ‘trying to insinuate and instigate fear mongering’

The importance of the final “super” primary day of the election season has been diminished after “an Associated Press survey of Democratic superdelegates” released Monday determined that Hillary Clinton had secured enough support to become the presumptive Democratic nominee. While Bernie … Continued

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‘Muhammad Ali reminded us of who we could be’

Legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali died on Friday at the age of 74. His refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, stance on racial integration during the civil rights movement and conversion from Christianity to Islam caused Ali to … Continued

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‘Muhammad Ali reminded us of who we could be’

Legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali died on Friday at the age of 74. His refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, stance on racial integration during the civil rights movement and conversion from Christianity to Islam caused Ali to … Continued

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Stacey Dash wants to run for president in 2020, explains that awkward Oscars moment

Another celebrity just pulled a Kanye West. Stacey Dash threw her hat into the ring for the 2020 presidential race Monday on Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy. (Here’s hoping it’s Dionne’s iconic Clueless topper.) “Is there a chance of … Continued

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Stacey Dash wants to run for president in 2020, explains that awkward Oscars moment

Another celebrity just pulled a Kanye West. Stacey Dash threw her hat into the ring for the 2020 presidential race Monday on Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy. (Here’s hoping it’s Dionne’s iconic Clueless topper.) “Is there a chance of … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muhammad Ali, America’s First Muslim Hero

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we will be talking the sad passing of Muhammad Ali on Friday night, people still feeling the Bern big time, look back at Donald Trump’s horrible history of demonizing minority groups that dates back … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muhammad Ali, America’s First Muslim Hero

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we will be talking the sad passing of Muhammad Ali on Friday night, people still feeling the Bern big time, look back at Donald Trump’s horrible history of demonizing minority groups that dates back … Continued

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Why Gloria Estefan won’t visit her native Cuba

Gloria Estefan won’t hold a concert in her homeland yet. Though the Grammy-winning music sensation was born in Cuba, the idea of visiting now that the United States has reestablished diplomatic ties with the politically suppressed, financially stratified nation is “tough for me,” … Continued

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Why Gloria Estefan won’t visit her native Cuba

Gloria Estefan won’t hold a concert in her homeland yet. Though the Grammy-winning music sensation was born in Cuba, the idea of visiting now that the United States has reestablished diplomatic ties with the politically suppressed, financially stratified nation is “tough for me,” … Continued

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Trump University documents reveal high-pressure selling techniques

New documents paint a blunt and revealing picture of the marketing and sales techniques used by Trump University staffers. On Tuesday, numerous testimonies and “playbooks” were made public after Southern California District Judge Gonzalo Curiel granted a request made by … Continued

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Trump University documents reveal high-pressure selling techniques

New documents paint a blunt and revealing picture of the marketing and sales techniques used by Trump University staffers. On Tuesday, numerous testimonies and “playbooks” were made public after Southern California District Judge Gonzalo Curiel granted a request made by … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Marcia Clark says Robert Kardashian thought O.J. Simpson was guilty in the end: ‘I could see the trouble in his eyes’

The trial of the century divided the country across lines of race and sex in the 1990s — and split today’s most famous family. When O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, Robert Kardashian served on … Continued

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Marcia Clark says Robert Kardashian thought O.J. Simpson was guilty in the end: ‘I could see the trouble in his eyes’

The trial of the century divided the country across lines of race and sex in the 1990s — and split today’s most famous family. When O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, Robert Kardashian served on … Continued

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Sen. Barbara Boxer talks about chaos in Nevada and channeling her inner toughness

When Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the stage in the midst of a “massively out of control” crowd at the Nevada Democratic Convention, she tried to channel her inner “Art of Tough.” The California Senator had attended the convention at … Continued

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Sen. Barbara Boxer talks about chaos in Nevada and channeling her inner toughness

When Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the stage in the midst of a “massively out of control” crowd at the Nevada Democratic Convention, she tried to channel her inner “Art of Tough.” The California Senator had attended the convention at … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: A Muslim colonel in the U.S. Air Force?!

On my LIVE show Saturday of this Memorial Day weekend we will be honoring the service of the women and men who are serving, or have served, in the U.S. military. Plus comedian Negin Farsad, author of the must read new book … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: A Muslim colonel in the U.S. Air Force?!

On my LIVE show Saturday of this Memorial Day weekend we will be honoring the service of the women and men who are serving, or have served, in the U.S. military. Plus comedian Negin Farsad, author of the must read new book … Continued

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Touring Washington D.C.’s treasured monuments

In honor of Memorial Day, Kids Place Live took a stroll around our nation’s Capital exploring the treasured monuments and memorials. With the help of a National Park Ranger, Kenny Curtis and Mindy Thomas explored the history and significance of … Continued

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Touring Washington D.C.’s treasured monuments

In honor of Memorial Day, Kids Place Live took a stroll around our nation’s Capital exploring the treasured monuments and memorials. With the help of a National Park Ranger, Kenny Curtis and Mindy Thomas explored the history and significance of … Continued

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Anthony Weiner scandal captured in a new documentary

It was supposed to be a film about redemption—the rebirth of a political figure who had fallen from political grace in a new-age social media scandal. Instead, the documentary Weiner ends in the same way that it had before with yet another series … Continued

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Anthony Weiner scandal captured in a new documentary

It was supposed to be a film about redemption—the rebirth of a political figure who had fallen from political grace in a new-age social media scandal. Instead, the documentary Weiner ends in the same way that it had before with yet another series … Continued

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Hear Hoda Kotb’s Gracie Award-winning piece on helping Kathie Lee Gifford cope with grief

SiriusXM supports strong, successful women, many of whom are being honored this week at the prestigious Gracie Awards. Host Hoda Kotb, talk producer Sharon Madison and imaging producer Joan Bishop, along with programs Village Folk Show with Mary Sue Twohy, Women@Work and … Continued

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Hear Hoda Kotb’s Gracie Award-winning piece on helping Kathie Lee Gifford cope with grief

SiriusXM supports strong, successful women, many of whom are being honored this week at the prestigious Gracie Awards. Host Hoda Kotb, talk producer Sharon Madison and imaging producer Joan Bishop, along with programs Village Folk Show with Mary Sue Twohy, Women@Work and … Continued

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Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

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Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

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Dean Obeidallah Show: A movie with a Muslim hero?!

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we will be talking Scapegoats, Muslim action stars and — of course — Donald Trump. Plus Maz Jobrani, comedian and star of the new hilarious comedy film Jimmy Vestvood, will join me in studio to co-host … Continued

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Dean Obeidallah Show: A movie with a Muslim hero?!

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we will be talking Scapegoats, Muslim action stars and — of course — Donald Trump. Plus Maz Jobrani, comedian and star of the new hilarious comedy film Jimmy Vestvood, will join me in studio to co-host … Continued

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Remembering legendary reporter Morley Safer

Morley Safer, legendary CBS News correspondent, died Thursday at the age of 84. Safer made a name for himself during the Vietnam War for his coverage that brought the horrors of the war into the living rooms of everyday Americans. For … Continued

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Remembering legendary reporter Morley Safer

Morley Safer, legendary CBS News correspondent, died Thursday at the age of 84. Safer made a name for himself during the Vietnam War for his coverage that brought the horrors of the war into the living rooms of everyday Americans. For … Continued

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Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … Continued

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Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … Continued

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz defends superdelegates

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz defended the superdelegate system during an interview on The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley Wednesday. Wasserman Schultz argued that well-known “grassroots activists” could beat Democrats who have “paid their dues” in low turnout elections if … Continued

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz defends superdelegates

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz defended the superdelegate system during an interview on The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley Wednesday. Wasserman Schultz argued that well-known “grassroots activists” could beat Democrats who have “paid their dues” in low turnout elections if … Continued

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Did Donald Trump pose as publicists? Washington Post editor gives more details

Who is John Miller? And who is John Barron? An investigation by The Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher alleges both men are in fact the same person — presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Fisher spoke with Joe Madison on The … Continued

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Did Donald Trump pose as publicists? Washington Post editor gives more details

Who is John Miller? And who is John Barron? An investigation by The Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher alleges both men are in fact the same person — presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Fisher spoke with Joe Madison on The … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Students bullied for their faith

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we are talking are about Muslim students being bullied for their faith, if Jon Stewart could have prevented Donald Trump from being the GOP nominee and more. -Bullied for being Muslim. All of us had … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Students bullied for their faith

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we are talking are about Muslim students being bullied for their faith, if Jon Stewart could have prevented Donald Trump from being the GOP nominee and more. -Bullied for being Muslim. All of us had … Continued

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Does Donald Trump have mob ties in Atlantic City?

As his quest for the White House gains steam, Donald Trump’s attitude toward minorities, disputed finances and hand size have all been questioned by journalists. A stone still unturned? His alleged history with gangsters, according to author Tim O’Brien. O’Brien … Continued

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Does Donald Trump have mob ties in Atlantic City?

As his quest for the White House gains steam, Donald Trump’s attitude toward minorities, disputed finances and hand size have all been questioned by journalists. A stone still unturned? His alleged history with gangsters, according to author Tim O’Brien. O’Brien … Continued

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Actress Diane Guerrero on her parents’ deportation, immigration reform: ‘I definitely fell through the cracks’

Diane Guerrero is sick of hearing a certain presidential candidate‘s plan to deal with the immigration crisis. “We need immigration reform, not just for undocumented families, not just for people like me, but for this whole country so that we can have … Continued

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Actress Diane Guerrero on her parents’ deportation, immigration reform: ‘I definitely fell through the cracks’

Diane Guerrero is sick of hearing a certain presidential candidate‘s plan to deal with the immigration crisis. “We need immigration reform, not just for undocumented families, not just for people like me, but for this whole country so that we can have … Continued

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Wanda Sykes ‘wasn’t feeling’ Larry Wilmore calling Obama the n-word

Wanda Sykes criticized Larry Wilmore for calling President Barack Obama “my n—-“ during the White House Correspondents Dinner — but joked she may have had something to do with the racial term slipping by event planners. “Larry Wilmore, with the n-word … Continued

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Wanda Sykes ‘wasn’t feeling’ Larry Wilmore calling Obama the n-word

Wanda Sykes criticized Larry Wilmore for calling President Barack Obama “my n—-“ during the White House Correspondents Dinner — but joked she may have had something to do with the racial term slipping by event planners. “Larry Wilmore, with the n-word … Continued

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Michael Moore says we need to take Donald Trump seriously: ‘He’s so good at the con’

When Donald Trump, a real estate mogul turned reality star who has never held elected office, announced his bid for president last June, much of the media treated him like a loud-mouthed diversion. Almost a year later, he’s the presumptive nominee … Continued

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Michael Moore says we need to take Donald Trump seriously: ‘He’s so good at the con’

When Donald Trump, a real estate mogul turned reality star who has never held elected office, announced his bid for president last June, much of the media treated him like a loud-mouthed diversion. Almost a year later, he’s the presumptive nominee … Continued

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Lezley McSpadden relives the day son Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police: ‘I felt like I died’

On Aug. 9, 2014, Lezley McSpadden’s life was changed forever when her son Michael Brown lost his. Brown, 18, was unarmed when he was shot by a white officer, and his town of Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in protests against allegations of … Continued

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Lezley McSpadden relives the day son Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police: ‘I felt like I died’

On Aug. 9, 2014, Lezley McSpadden’s life was changed forever when her son Michael Brown lost his. Brown, 18, was unarmed when he was shot by a white officer, and his town of Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in protests against allegations of … Continued

Books, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, News and Issues, Pop

Michael Brown’s mom Lezley McSpadden ‘cried’ when Beyonce asked her to be in Lemonade: ‘I appreciate her for being bold’

Though Lemonade has made tabloid headlines for its theme of infidelity, Beyonce’s visual album is largely a reflection on the struggles and strength of black women in America. Alongside celeb cameos by tennis star Serena Williams and actress/singer Zendaya are … Continued

Books, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, News and Issues, Pop

Michael Brown’s mom Lezley McSpadden ‘cried’ when Beyonce asked her to be in Lemonade: ‘I appreciate her for being bold’

Though Lemonade has made tabloid headlines for its theme of infidelity, Beyonce’s visual album is largely a reflection on the struggles and strength of black women in America. Alongside celeb cameos by tennis star Serena Williams and actress/singer Zendaya are … Continued

Entertainment, News and Issues, TV

The moment Tom Brokaw told his wife he had cancer

Beloved NBC anchor Tom Brokaw got a devastating piece of news in August 2014, when he learned he was battling a treatable but incurable form of blood cancer. The next day, he traveled to his family’s ranch in Montana to break … Continued

Entertainment, News and Issues, TV

The moment Tom Brokaw told his wife he had cancer

Beloved NBC anchor Tom Brokaw got a devastating piece of news in August 2014, when he learned he was battling a treatable but incurable form of blood cancer. The next day, he traveled to his family’s ranch in Montana to break … Continued

News and Issues

The Dean Obeidallah show: A Muslim vice presidential candidate?!

On my LIVE show Saturday morning I’ll be joined by Will Coley who is making history by being the first Muslim to seek the nomination for vice president of the United States. Coley is running with Darryl W. Perry for … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah show: A Muslim vice presidential candidate?!

On my LIVE show Saturday morning I’ll be joined by Will Coley who is making history by being the first Muslim to seek the nomination for vice president of the United States. Coley is running with Darryl W. Perry for … Continued

News and Issues

The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why are conservatives more outraged over film mocking Ronald Reagan than Trump’s bigotry?

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we talk political correctness, comedy, sexism and more. Can comedy about a minority group actually make people like that minority group?  Zarqa Nawaz, creator of the very popular Canadian sitcom,Little Mosque on the Prairie, the … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why are conservatives more outraged over film mocking Ronald Reagan than Trump’s bigotry?

On my LIVE show Saturday morning we talk political correctness, comedy, sexism and more. Can comedy about a minority group actually make people like that minority group?  Zarqa Nawaz, creator of the very popular Canadian sitcom,Little Mosque on the Prairie, the … Continued

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