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Another day at the office: Obama’s former right-hand man tells all

Forget about your cubicle. For a few lucky people, work involves helicopter rides around the Egyptian pyramids and shooting hoops with the president. For six years, Reggie Love was one of those people. Love served as President Barack Obama’s aide, first on … Continued

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Another day at the office: Obama’s former right-hand man tells all

Forget about your cubicle. For a few lucky people, work involves helicopter rides around the Egyptian pyramids and shooting hoops with the president. For six years, Reggie Love was one of those people. Love served as President Barack Obama’s aide, first on … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

News, Politics, Religion

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

News and Issues, Politics

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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