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

Major General Paul D. Eaton, who served more than 30 years in the United States Army in combat and post-combat assignments in Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Wednesday morning to discuss … Continued

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

Major General Paul D. Eaton, who served more than 30 years in the United States Army in combat and post-combat assignments in Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Wednesday morning to discuss … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Wintry mix: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Winter drags on in Washington and with it comes a bumper crop of slush and ice this week: Bill O’Reilly of FOX News had a testy interview with President Obama; the White House was cross about the news media’s handling … Continued

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Wintry mix: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Winter drags on in Washington and with it comes a bumper crop of slush and ice this week: Bill O’Reilly of FOX News had a testy interview with President Obama; the White House was cross about the news media’s handling … Continued

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Clay Aiken explains why he’s running for Congress

Clay Aiken recently announced that he is running for Congress in North Carolina’s second district and, according to SiriusXM Progress host Ari Rabin-Havt, his announcement video was “one of the most impressive campaign announcements” he had ever seen. “Your personal … Continued

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Clay Aiken explains why he’s running for Congress

Clay Aiken recently announced that he is running for Congress in North Carolina’s second district and, according to SiriusXM Progress host Ari Rabin-Havt, his announcement video was “one of the most impressive campaign announcements” he had ever seen. “Your personal … Continued

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Lawmakers behaving badly: Julie Mason’s top political stories!

In ye olden times when the Republic was newish, the president delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in an atmosphere of solemnity, probity and sobriety. This year was more like a brawl. There … Continued

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Lawmakers behaving badly: Julie Mason’s top political stories!

In ye olden times when the Republic was newish, the president delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in an atmosphere of solemnity, probity and sobriety. This year was more like a brawl. There … Continued

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State of the Union: Coverage from all angles

Here at SiriusXM, where we make sure to represent every aspect of the political landscape, the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 28 is the perfect opportunity to look at politics in America from every angle. Beginning at … Continued

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State of the Union: Coverage from all angles

Here at SiriusXM, where we make sure to represent every aspect of the political landscape, the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 28 is the perfect opportunity to look at politics in America from every angle. Beginning at … Continued

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Libido edition: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week!

So much for the Republican Party unifying behind an establishment vision of outreach and inclusion. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee unleashed a rant on the Republican National Committee winter meeting that blew up the collective skirts of Washington, and momentarily … Continued

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Libido edition: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week!

So much for the Republican Party unifying behind an establishment vision of outreach and inclusion. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee unleashed a rant on the Republican National Committee winter meeting that blew up the collective skirts of Washington, and momentarily … Continued

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State of the Union preview

President Obama is set to deliver his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 28 at 9 pm ET. This week, Jared Rizzi, host of the POTUS channel’s Week at the White House, looked at some of the … Continued

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State of the Union preview

President Obama is set to deliver his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 28 at 9 pm ET. This week, Jared Rizzi, host of the POTUS channel’s Week at the White House, looked at some of the … Continued

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Mike Church says ‘do more’ to overturn Roe vs. Wade

The March for Life was yesterday in Washington D.C., bet you didn’t know that did you? That’s because there was virtually zero coverage of the event. Shocker. In this clip Mike explains that while showing up to the rallies and … Continued

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Mike Church says ‘do more’ to overturn Roe vs. Wade

The March for Life was yesterday in Washington D.C., bet you didn’t know that did you? That’s because there was virtually zero coverage of the event. Shocker. In this clip Mike explains that while showing up to the rallies and … Continued

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Movie vs. Reality: American Hustle and the ABSCAM Scandal

Unscripted with Chuch Todd airs on Saturdays at 9 am ET on P.O.T.U.S.  You may not have known this (or maybe you did), but American Hustle is based on real events from the 1970s and 1980s when the FBI staged … Continued

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Movie vs. Reality: American Hustle and the ABSCAM Scandal

Unscripted with Chuch Todd airs on Saturdays at 9 am ET on P.O.T.U.S.  You may not have known this (or maybe you did), but American Hustle is based on real events from the 1970s and 1980s when the FBI staged … Continued

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‘They’re not telling us nothing,’ says West Virginia man on water contamination

Following a massive chemical spill by Freedom Industries into the water supply in Charleston, West Virginia, it is still unclear what exactly spilled, and it is also unclear if proper tests have been conducted. The last ‘do not use’ ban … Continued

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‘They’re not telling us nothing,’ says West Virginia man on water contamination

Following a massive chemical spill by Freedom Industries into the water supply in Charleston, West Virginia, it is still unclear what exactly spilled, and it is also unclear if proper tests have been conducted. The last ‘do not use’ ban … Continued

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First-hand account from a man who saw his mother’s murderer executed

The debate on the death penalty has been brought to light again even though it is being used less and less, even by states that have it. While discussing the recent shortage of the necessary drugs used in lethal injection … Continued

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First-hand account from a man who saw his mother’s murderer executed

The debate on the death penalty has been brought to light again even though it is being used less and less, even by states that have it. While discussing the recent shortage of the necessary drugs used in lethal injection … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason, we talked about the surveillance state, Jersey vengeance, Clinton vengeance, and the written works of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Although we’re more than two years out from the next presidential election, so … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason, we talked about the surveillance state, Jersey vengeance, Clinton vengeance, and the written works of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Although we’re more than two years out from the next presidential election, so … Continued

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Gabriel Sherman: ‘Roger Ailes is a brilliant director in theatre production against Obamacare’

Gabriel Sherman, contributing editor at New York Magazine, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress Thursday morning to discuss his latest book, The Loudest Voice in the Room. The book paints an unflattering portrait of Roger Ailes’ tenure … Continued

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Gabriel Sherman: ‘Roger Ailes is a brilliant director in theatre production against Obamacare’

Gabriel Sherman, contributing editor at New York Magazine, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress Thursday morning to discuss his latest book, The Loudest Voice in the Room. The book paints an unflattering portrait of Roger Ailes’ tenure … Continued

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

Out at the Olympics: The Road to Sochi Airing Friday, 1/17 at 2 pm ET on OutQ Rebroadcasts Saturday 1/18 at 10 am ET; Sunday 1/19 at 7 pm ET With the Sochi Olympics just around the corner, gold medal Olympic … Continued

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

Out at the Olympics: The Road to Sochi Airing Friday, 1/17 at 2 pm ET on OutQ Rebroadcasts Saturday 1/18 at 10 am ET; Sunday 1/19 at 7 pm ET With the Sochi Olympics just around the corner, gold medal Olympic … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan interviews Congressman Paul Ryan

What do a cardinal and a congressman have in common? Turns out quite a bit. Take Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for example. For both, its their Catholic faith and their Wisconsin roots that keep them grounded. To … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan interviews Congressman Paul Ryan

What do a cardinal and a congressman have in common? Turns out quite a bit. Take Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for example. For both, its their Catholic faith and their Wisconsin roots that keep them grounded. To … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top five political stories: Bridge set me up!

No polar vortex doldrums here. The first week back from the holidays was a political monsoon of vendettas and more. It’s what we live to cover in the Press Pool on SIRIUSXM’s POTUS, Ch. 124. Traffic studies: New Jersey Gov. … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top five political stories: Bridge set me up!

No polar vortex doldrums here. The first week back from the holidays was a political monsoon of vendettas and more. It’s what we live to cover in the Press Pool on SIRIUSXM’s POTUS, Ch. 124. Traffic studies: New Jersey Gov. … Continued

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Jim Cramer ‘antithetical’ to ‘fatcats,’ favors income equality

Jim Cramer, eccentric host of CNBC’s Mad Money and author of the newly published book Get Rich Carefully, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda early Friday morning to discuss Wall Street, the Fed, the finance industry, and the sometimes … Continued

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Jim Cramer ‘antithetical’ to ‘fatcats,’ favors income equality

Jim Cramer, eccentric host of CNBC’s Mad Money and author of the newly published book Get Rich Carefully, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda early Friday morning to discuss Wall Street, the Fed, the finance industry, and the sometimes … Continued

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Mike Church on marijuana: ‘There is still a stigma.’

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado taking a very public spotlight, the debate has resurfaced over whether the ban on the drug should be lifted for good. On a recent edition of SiriusXM Patriot‘s Mike Church Show, Church dove right … Continued

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Mike Church on marijuana: ‘There is still a stigma.’

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado taking a very public spotlight, the debate has resurfaced over whether the ban on the drug should be lifted for good. On a recent edition of SiriusXM Patriot‘s Mike Church Show, Church dove right … Continued

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Chairman of Merrill Lynch Int’l: Golden parachutes are ‘morally reprehensible,’ ‘abhorrent’

Winthrop “Win” Smith Jr., Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, has a new book out, hoping to remind the world of the good Merrill Lynch formerly did in the financial industry. In an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on … Continued

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Chairman of Merrill Lynch Int’l: Golden parachutes are ‘morally reprehensible,’ ‘abhorrent’

Winthrop “Win” Smith Jr., Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, has a new book out, hoping to remind the world of the good Merrill Lynch formerly did in the financial industry. In an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on … Continued

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Mayor of Jersey City: How to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, responded to the GOP cuts to unemployment benefits that went into place on January 1 the only way he knew how: by training his constituents right out of high school in order … Continued

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Mayor of Jersey City: How to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, responded to the GOP cuts to unemployment benefits that went into place on January 1 the only way he knew how: by training his constituents right out of high school in order … Continued

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Mike Church’s 10 politicians to watch in 2014

Mike Church, host of The Mike Church Show, airing weekdays at 6 am ET on SiriusXM Patriot, channel 125, counts down his top 10 politicians to look out for in 2014. To hear the complete broadcast, tune into The Mike … Continued

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Mike Church’s 10 politicians to watch in 2014

Mike Church, host of The Mike Church Show, airing weekdays at 6 am ET on SiriusXM Patriot, channel 125, counts down his top 10 politicians to look out for in 2014. To hear the complete broadcast, tune into The Mike … Continued

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Best of 2013: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the year

What a year! So many debacles to choose from. What was the criteria for this list, you ask? Just whatever we geeked out on the most this past year in the Press Pool. Our rule: If politicians can’t be honest, … Continued

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Best of 2013: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the year

What a year! So many debacles to choose from. What was the criteria for this list, you ask? Just whatever we geeked out on the most this past year in the Press Pool. Our rule: If politicians can’t be honest, … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison interviews Michelle Obama

Airing Thursday, December 19 at 8:20 am ET on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM Urban View. Rebroadcasting 12/19 at 10:20 pm ET; 12/20 at 9:40 am and 11:40 pm ET; 12/21 a 5:40 am ET and 12/22 at 6:40 … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison interviews Michelle Obama

Airing Thursday, December 19 at 8:20 am ET on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM Urban View. Rebroadcasting 12/19 at 10:20 pm ET; 12/20 at 9:40 am and 11:40 pm ET; 12/21 a 5:40 am ET and 12/22 at 6:40 … Continued

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Is Santa Claus white?

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves Wednesday night to discuss the defining issue of our time: Santa Claus’ race. Today on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, host Ari Rabin-Havt and panelists Christian Dorsey and Avis Jones-DeWeever respond to Kelly’s passionate … Continued

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Is Santa Claus white?

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves Wednesday night to discuss the defining issue of our time: Santa Claus’ race. Today on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, host Ari Rabin-Havt and panelists Christian Dorsey and Avis Jones-DeWeever respond to Kelly’s passionate … Continued

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Sandy Hook One Year Later: Continuing the Conversation

On Friday, December 14, 2012, 20 children and six educators were lost in one of the worst mass shootings this country has ever seen. Nearly one year later, the promises we made as a country to the memories of those … Continued

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Sandy Hook One Year Later: Continuing the Conversation

On Friday, December 14, 2012, 20 children and six educators were lost in one of the worst mass shootings this country has ever seen. Nearly one year later, the promises we made as a country to the memories of those … Continued

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

It was another great week for politics in Washington — well, maybe not for everyone. Here are some of the top stories from The Press Pool with Julie Mason on P.O.T.U.S Channel 124. 1) The GOP attracted a lot of … Continued

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

It was another great week for politics in Washington — well, maybe not for everyone. Here are some of the top stories from The Press Pool with Julie Mason on P.O.T.U.S Channel 124. 1) The GOP attracted a lot of … Continued

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Jim Kessler of Third Way defends criticism of Elizabeth Warren

Jim Kessler, the Senior Vice President for Policy and a co-founder of Third Way (a Washington, DC-based public policy think tank), joined Ari Rabin-Havt Friday morning on The Agenda to defend his Wall Street Journal op-ed, co-written with Jon Cowan … Continued

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Jim Kessler of Third Way defends criticism of Elizabeth Warren

Jim Kessler, the Senior Vice President for Policy and a co-founder of Third Way (a Washington, DC-based public policy think tank), joined Ari Rabin-Havt Friday morning on The Agenda to defend his Wall Street Journal op-ed, co-written with Jon Cowan … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin calls GOP ‘delusional,’ ‘neanderthals’

“We have an extra layer of misery,” Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) told Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning. The Congresswoman is referring to Gov. Scott Walker’s delay of Medicaid expansion, forcing many who can’t afford it … Continued

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Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin calls GOP ‘delusional,’ ‘neanderthals’

“We have an extra layer of misery,” Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) told Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning. The Congresswoman is referring to Gov. Scott Walker’s delay of Medicaid expansion, forcing many who can’t afford it … Continued

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