NEWS, POLITICS

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

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

MOVIES, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS, POLITICS

‘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

NEWS, POLITICS

‘Dick Cheney has no right to criticize Obama foreign policy,’ says Major General

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NBA, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS, SPORTS

Maybe the New York Knicks should sign Arne Duncan

He finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds and six assists en route to an MVP award in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, played college ball at Harvard, nearly earned a spot on the Boston Celtics’ roster in the late 1980s … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Awkward zone: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

This week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel saw a number of political types hopefully casting around for reconciliation on different fronts but finding mostly sorrow, or butterflies. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida made news when he … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

‘I’m not ashamed to say that I cried': Italian trans activist Vladimir Luxuria detained in Sochi and removed from Olympic Park

Those watching the Olympic Games on television sets across the world are sure to see majestic mountains, bedazzled twirlers, and dedicated athletes going for the gold. However, what has garnered some particular attention during Sochi’s winter games are what those … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS, WHAT'S ON

SiriusXM hosts weigh in on Michael Dunn and the ‘Loud Music Trial’

Yet another conversation of racism and gun violence takes the nation by storm only a few months after George Zimmmerman’s acquittal, when the verdict came in this weekend for the “Loud Music Trial.” Last week, Michael Dunn’s jury was hung on … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

On ruthlessness: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Last week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS, Ch. 124, we contemplated the many shades of ruthlessness in politics. It’s a trait so often in bold evidence and yet not what a politician especially wants to … Continued