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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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Mike Church slams Obama’s AIDS relief money: ‘We’re broke!’

Two years ago on World AIDS Day, President Obama pledged to put $35 million toward AIDS prevention and treatment. In a recent speech, Obama revisited that promise and initiated a matching program for those who donate money toward the cause. … Continued

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Gov. Scott Walker on Patriot Forum: “Americans need to hear our plan.”

Recently, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stopped by SiriusXM Patriot for an exclusive edition of the Patriot Forum moderated by Stephen K. Bannon. What was on topic? His new book, Unintimidated: A Governor’s story and a Nation’s challenge. The book itself … Continued

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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