NEWS, POLITICS

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

NEWS, POLITICS, POP CULTURE, TV

Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

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