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SiriusXM’s Moral Monday discusses current legislation in North Carolina

On a special edition of Make It Plain, Mark Thompson broadcasted live from North Carolina’s Moral Monday Movement on SiriusXM Progress. The Moral Monday protests began last April, after the legislature — with a heavy Republican dominance — introduced a … Continued

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

Here are some of our favorite political stories from the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week: A Republican congressman from the Tea Party got arrested by the feds buying coke in Washington’s Dupont Circle. Marc Caputo, political reporter for … Continued

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SiriusXM commemorates the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination

Starting this week, SiriusXM is commemorating the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination with a series of special programming that pays homage to the late president with exclusive broadcasts featuring veteran journalists, interviews, memories and eye-witness accounts from this … Continued

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Hawaii governor celebrates marriage equality with Michaelangelo Signorile

Last week, the Hawaii state Senate passed a bill legalizing gay marriage, making it the 16th state in the country with marriage equality. For Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who has been a supporter for 20 years, the journey has been long. … Continued

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Andrew Wilkow broadcasts from a local bar

Where do people have real discussions about politics? Your average bar, of course. And that’s precisely where Andrew Wilkow headed recently for a special edition of his show The Wilkow Majority. What did he have in mind? ” [To] do … Continued

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ACLU to Obama Admin: ‘Abolish life without parole for nonviolent drug offenses’

Ezekial Edwards, Director of the Criminal Law Reform Project at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda  early Thursday morning to discuss the ACLU’s latest report, A Living Death: Life without Parole for Nonviolent Offenses. … Continued

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

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

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SiriusXM listener announces run for political office

Make It Plain Facebook administrator and loyal listener, Laura Hubka, has decided to run for the state representative in Iowa’s District 51, and she announced her candidacy today on the air! “If I can take the seat, it’s one great … Continued

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SiriusXM’s post-election day coverage

It’s Day One after The Gubernatorial Election 2013. As a result, there is a whirlwind of political questions, comments and predictions swirling through the airwaves of SiriusXM. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) had a lot to tell SiriusXM Patriot host Mike Church about … Continued

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Recurring mishaps in election voting?

Stepping out of the election booth, one should feel they’ve just completed their duty as an American citizen. However, just like in the past, it seems a long list of voting obstacles may have gotten in the way this election … Continued