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Honoring Dr. King’s life and legacy, 50 years later

Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., SiriusXM honors his life and legacy with special programming.

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Honoring Dr. King’s life and legacy, 50 years later

Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., SiriusXM honors his life and legacy with special programming.

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WATCH: Sen. Al Franken on Kathy Griffin, his ‘toxic’ Senate co-worker + more

Is being a U.S. senator as fun as working on Saturday Night Live? Nah. But it’s “the best job I ever had,” Franken says.

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WATCH: Sen. Al Franken on Kathy Griffin, his ‘toxic’ Senate co-worker + more

Is being a U.S. senator as fun as working on Saturday Night Live? Nah. But it’s “the best job I ever had,” Franken says.

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Why is the protective press pool so important? Look to unexpected events like 9/11

History proves that sometimes the most routine events, like a visit to an elementary school, can end up as moments of unmatched significance.

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Why is the protective press pool so important? Look to unexpected events like 9/11

History proves that sometimes the most routine events, like a visit to an elementary school, can end up as moments of unmatched significance.

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Barney Frank: Eliminate superdelegates; Biden for Secretary of Defense

Should the Democrats do away with superdelegates? Barney Frank certainly thinks so. “We should make a strong recommendation that ex officio delegates should be eliminated,” Fmr. Rep. Frank told Ari Rabin-Havt Thursday. “There’s nothing super about them.” Ex officio delegates … Continued

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Barney Frank: Eliminate superdelegates; Biden for Secretary of Defense

Should the Democrats do away with superdelegates? Barney Frank certainly thinks so. “We should make a strong recommendation that ex officio delegates should be eliminated,” Fmr. Rep. Frank told Ari Rabin-Havt Thursday. “There’s nothing super about them.” Ex officio delegates … Continued

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President Obama: ‘I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.’

President Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Clinton’s team released a video where the president praises Clinton for her historic campaign to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. This endorsement comes just hours after the president met with Clinton’s primary challenger Sen. Bernie … Continued

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President Obama: ‘I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.’

President Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Clinton’s team released a video where the president praises Clinton for her historic campaign to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. This endorsement comes just hours after the president met with Clinton’s primary challenger Sen. Bernie … Continued

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Sen. Barbara Boxer talks about chaos in Nevada and channeling her inner toughness

When Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the stage in the midst of a “massively out of control” crowd at the Nevada Democratic Convention, she tried to channel her inner “Art of Tough.” The California Senator had attended the convention at … Continued

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Sen. Barbara Boxer talks about chaos in Nevada and channeling her inner toughness

When Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the stage in the midst of a “massively out of control” crowd at the Nevada Democratic Convention, she tried to channel her inner “Art of Tough.” The California Senator had attended the convention at … Continued

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz defends superdelegates

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz defended the superdelegate system during an interview on The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley Wednesday. Wasserman Schultz argued that well-known “grassroots activists” could beat Democrats who have “paid their dues” in low turnout elections if … Continued

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz defends superdelegates

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz defended the superdelegate system during an interview on The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley Wednesday. Wasserman Schultz argued that well-known “grassroots activists” could beat Democrats who have “paid their dues” in low turnout elections if … Continued

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George W. and Laura Bush smoked together in the White House + more secrets

We’re getting an amazing peek into life in the White House through the lens of our country’s first ladies, thanks to Kate Andersen Brower’s new book, First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies. First up, a scene that seems … Continued

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George W. and Laura Bush smoked together in the White House + more secrets

We’re getting an amazing peek into life in the White House through the lens of our country’s first ladies, thanks to Kate Andersen Brower’s new book, First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies. First up, a scene that seems … Continued

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Jane Sanders: Clinton campaign is ‘more undermining than we had ever seen before’

Jane Sanders says the Hillary Clinton campaign is distorting and misrepresenting her husband’s record. “The Clinton campaign has been a lot more undermining than we had ever seen before,” the wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told SiriusXM POTUS host … Continued

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Jane Sanders: Clinton campaign is ‘more undermining than we had ever seen before’

Jane Sanders says the Hillary Clinton campaign is distorting and misrepresenting her husband’s record. “The Clinton campaign has been a lot more undermining than we had ever seen before,” the wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told SiriusXM POTUS host … Continued

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5 surprising sleep tips from Arianna Huffington (like sleep without your spouse!)

After teaching Americans how to Thrive, Arianna Huffington is leading The Sleep Revolution. The media maven stopped by The Michael Smerconish Program recently to chat about her new book, sharing advice on how to make the most of your night. … Continued

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5 surprising sleep tips from Arianna Huffington (like sleep without your spouse!)

After teaching Americans how to Thrive, Arianna Huffington is leading The Sleep Revolution. The media maven stopped by The Michael Smerconish Program recently to chat about her new book, sharing advice on how to make the most of your night. … Continued

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Larry Wilmore: Trump is a ‘shallow fool’

The host of Comedy Central’s Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore stopped by SiriusXM’s fish bowl and shared some characteristically tart observations on the state of the race for president. “I have never seen such shallowness put on display and rewarded … Continued

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Larry Wilmore: Trump is a ‘shallow fool’

The host of Comedy Central’s Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore stopped by SiriusXM’s fish bowl and shared some characteristically tart observations on the state of the race for president. “I have never seen such shallowness put on display and rewarded … Continued

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Which Marco Rubio will show up to this week’s debate?

The GOP presidential candidates meet again for another debate — this time at the University of Miami, ahead of the winner-take-all Florida and Ohio votes, where 99 and 66 delegates are at stake. You can hear the showdown on our CNN … Continued

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Which Marco Rubio will show up to this week’s debate?

The GOP presidential candidates meet again for another debate — this time at the University of Miami, ahead of the winner-take-all Florida and Ohio votes, where 99 and 66 delegates are at stake. You can hear the showdown on our CNN … Continued

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What’s at stake this Super Tuesday?

Delegates are still being tallied after a big Super Tuesday showing by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, with each of the front runners winning seven states. On the GOP side, 661 total delegates were at stake. Democrats Hillary Clinton and … Continued

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What’s at stake this Super Tuesday?

Delegates are still being tallied after a big Super Tuesday showing by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, with each of the front runners winning seven states. On the GOP side, 661 total delegates were at stake. Democrats Hillary Clinton and … Continued

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Hear about Trump ‘going profane,’ SCOTUS importance + more from GOP candidates

Three Republican candidates made stops at the famous Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday, as “Live Free or Die” state residents cast their ballots in the country’s first primary. “When Donald [Trump] is losing, he gets rattled. He … Continued

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Hear about Trump ‘going profane,’ SCOTUS importance + more from GOP candidates

Three Republican candidates made stops at the famous Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday, as “Live Free or Die” state residents cast their ballots in the country’s first primary. “When Donald [Trump] is losing, he gets rattled. He … Continued

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On the ground in New Hampshire: Live coverage of the first 2016 primary

Follow along for SiriusXM Politics’ live coverage of the New Hampshire Primary!

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On the ground in New Hampshire: Live coverage of the first 2016 primary

Follow along for SiriusXM Politics’ live coverage of the New Hampshire Primary!

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And the winner of our very important New Hampshire breakfast food election is…

Wakey wakey, eggs and bakey! And politics. Lots of politics. We took over the famous Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Feb. 8th and 9th for two important reasons: 1) It’s a hotbed for politics, with visits from major candidates … Continued

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And the winner of our very important New Hampshire breakfast food election is…

Wakey wakey, eggs and bakey! And politics. Lots of politics. We took over the famous Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Feb. 8th and 9th for two important reasons: 1) It’s a hotbed for politics, with visits from major candidates … Continued

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NYU doc: We should postpone the Summer Olympics because of Zika

It’s time to postpone the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, NYU Langone Medical Center’s Dr. Art Caplan says. “Are you really going to try and run the Olympics this August in the middle of a public health emergency when the … Continued

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NYU doc: We should postpone the Summer Olympics because of Zika

It’s time to postpone the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, NYU Langone Medical Center’s Dr. Art Caplan says. “Are you really going to try and run the Olympics this August in the middle of a public health emergency when the … Continued

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‘Making a Murderer’ prosecutor addresses 5 big questions we all have

Anyone who spent the final days of 2015 glued to a screen for an emotional binge of Netflix’s Making a Murderer is left with many questions. POTUS host and lawyer Michael Smerconish asked former Calumet Country District Attorney Ken Kratz to … Continued

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‘Making a Murderer’ prosecutor addresses 5 big questions we all have

Anyone who spent the final days of 2015 glued to a screen for an emotional binge of Netflix’s Making a Murderer is left with many questions. POTUS host and lawyer Michael Smerconish asked former Calumet Country District Attorney Ken Kratz to … Continued

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Halloween politics: Is Trump a “zombie frontrunner”?

Republican political operative Mike Murphy, lately running the Right to Rise super-PAC supporting Jeb Bush’s moribund presidential campaign, recently dubbed Donald Trump a “false zombie frontrunner.” “He’s dead politically, he’ll never be president of the United States, ever,” Murphy told … Continued

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Halloween politics: Is Trump a “zombie frontrunner”?

Republican political operative Mike Murphy, lately running the Right to Rise super-PAC supporting Jeb Bush’s moribund presidential campaign, recently dubbed Donald Trump a “false zombie frontrunner.” “He’s dead politically, he’ll never be president of the United States, ever,” Murphy told … Continued

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Jeb Bush on Redskins’ team name: ‘I don’t think they should change it’

Over the last few years, the Washington Redskins have seen their team name surrounded by controversy, many feeling it is insensitive toward Native Americans. On the new SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. show, The Arena, Republican presidential candidate and former Governor Jeb Bush defended the team’s use … Continued

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Jeb Bush on Redskins’ team name: ‘I don’t think they should change it’

Over the last few years, the Washington Redskins have seen their team name surrounded by controversy, many feeling it is insensitive toward Native Americans. On the new SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. show, The Arena, Republican presidential candidate and former Governor Jeb Bush defended the team’s use … Continued

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The Cocaine Congressman: Where is he now?

Trey Radel was a Republican lawmaker from Florida busted in 2013 buying an 8-ball of cocaine in Washington, DC. During his brief stint in Congress, Radel was noted for quoting Public Enemy on the floor of the House and maintaining … Continued

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The Cocaine Congressman: Where is he now?

Trey Radel was a Republican lawmaker from Florida busted in 2013 buying an 8-ball of cocaine in Washington, DC. During his brief stint in Congress, Radel was noted for quoting Public Enemy on the floor of the House and maintaining … Continued

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Cecil the lion’s death spurs conflicted conversations about hunting for sport

Cecil the lion was killed by an American hunter in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Authorities say the killing was illegal, as Cecil, who was part of a research project and wore a GPS collar, was lured out of a protected … Continued

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Cecil the lion’s death spurs conflicted conversations about hunting for sport

Cecil the lion was killed by an American hunter in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Authorities say the killing was illegal, as Cecil, who was part of a research project and wore a GPS collar, was lured out of a protected … Continued

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Politics and Pluto: Julie Mason’s top stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we covered the historic nuclear deal with Iran and its orbiting political issues, NASA’s glorious Plutonic fly-by, Donald Trump, and a minor eruption in White House press … Continued

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Politics and Pluto: Julie Mason’s top stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we covered the historic nuclear deal with Iran and its orbiting political issues, NASA’s glorious Plutonic fly-by, Donald Trump, and a minor eruption in White House press … Continued

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District Attorney in Bill Cosby case talks about Quaaludes testimony

Newly-released records of a 2005 testimony show that Bill Cosby admitted to getting Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with and gave one woman, Andrea Constand, Benadryl. The documents stem from a civil lawsuit brought by Constand in Pennsylvania. … Continued

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District Attorney in Bill Cosby case talks about Quaaludes testimony

Newly-released records of a 2005 testimony show that Bill Cosby admitted to getting Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with and gave one woman, Andrea Constand, Benadryl. The documents stem from a civil lawsuit brought by Constand in Pennsylvania. … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts, guests and listeners reflect on SCOTUS’ marriage equality decision

The Supreme Court of the United States permanently ended the long-fought debate over marriage equality on Friday with a 5-to-4 vote making the right to same-sex marriage Constitutional. Following the news — which came appropriately during the 46th anniversary of … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts, guests and listeners reflect on SCOTUS’ marriage equality decision

The Supreme Court of the United States permanently ended the long-fought debate over marriage equality on Friday with a 5-to-4 vote making the right to same-sex marriage Constitutional. Following the news — which came appropriately during the 46th anniversary of … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, a 12-year-old listener and others weigh in on Confederate flag

In the wake of the racially motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine black people dead in a historic black church, some are debating whether the Confederate flag should still be flying over state Capitol buildings in South Carolina. … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, a 12-year-old listener and others weigh in on Confederate flag

In the wake of the racially motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine black people dead in a historic black church, some are debating whether the Confederate flag should still be flying over state Capitol buildings in South Carolina. … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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Get pep: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Jeb Bush hasn’t even announced his presidential bid yet, and already the Washington Post has a story about how the campaign went off the rails — before it even started. “It’s June, for crying out loud,” the candidate lamented, on … Continued

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Get pep: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Jeb Bush hasn’t even announced his presidential bid yet, and already the Washington Post has a story about how the campaign went off the rails — before it even started. “It’s June, for crying out loud,” the candidate lamented, on … Continued

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Smerconish Book Club: Is John Corey headed to TV?!

SiriusXM POTUS’s Michael Smerconish hosted the latest installment of Smerconish Book Club with New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and his novel, Radiant Angel – the latest thriller in the John Corey series. They talked about how DeMille writes (spoiler … Continued

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Smerconish Book Club: Is John Corey headed to TV?!

SiriusXM POTUS’s Michael Smerconish hosted the latest installment of Smerconish Book Club with New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and his novel, Radiant Angel – the latest thriller in the John Corey series. They talked about how DeMille writes (spoiler … Continued

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Michael Smerconish delivers the only commencement speech graduates need

It’s graduation season! Former presidents, the current first lady and other movers and shakers are delivering commencement speeches all over the country. Michael Smerconish says he’s feeling a little left out because no one has asked him to speak … … Continued

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Michael Smerconish delivers the only commencement speech graduates need

It’s graduation season! Former presidents, the current first lady and other movers and shakers are delivering commencement speeches all over the country. Michael Smerconish says he’s feeling a little left out because no one has asked him to speak … … Continued

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Get your war on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Iraq — it’s always with us. On the presidential campaign trail, candidates kept flubbing a (pointless) hypothetical question about the 2003 invasion. In Congress, lawmakers were reauthorizing some iteration of the PATRIOT Act, while President Obama bristled at questions about his … Continued

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Get your war on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Iraq — it’s always with us. On the presidential campaign trail, candidates kept flubbing a (pointless) hypothetical question about the 2003 invasion. In Congress, lawmakers were reauthorizing some iteration of the PATRIOT Act, while President Obama bristled at questions about his … Continued

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Remember the fallen and honor the living with SiriusXM

SiriusXM will commemorate our nation’s fallen service men and women of all generations this Memorial Day by broadcasting Taps across every music, sports, talk and entertainment channel. The one-minute solemn observance will be broadcast at approximately 12 pm ET on Memorial Day, … Continued

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Remember the fallen and honor the living with SiriusXM

SiriusXM will commemorate our nation’s fallen service men and women of all generations this Memorial Day by broadcasting Taps across every music, sports, talk and entertainment channel. The one-minute solemn observance will be broadcast at approximately 12 pm ET on Memorial Day, … Continued

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It’s not over: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

It was so fun this week hosting SiriusXM colleague Michelangelo Signorile in the Press Pool with Julie Mason. Mike, host of his own show from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Progress Channel 127, has a new book out called It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, … Continued

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It’s not over: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

It was so fun this week hosting SiriusXM colleague Michelangelo Signorile in the Press Pool with Julie Mason. Mike, host of his own show from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Progress Channel 127, has a new book out called It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, … Continued

Health, Lifestyle

What the heck is the paleo diet?!

“To hell with this diet!” Well, we’ve all said that before. Jeb Bush declared it recently while eating some of his favorite blueberry pie — a decadent dessert that doesn’t mesh with his paleo diet. “What the heck is the … Continued

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What the heck is the paleo diet?!

“To hell with this diet!” Well, we’ve all said that before. Jeb Bush declared it recently while eating some of his favorite blueberry pie — a decadent dessert that doesn’t mesh with his paleo diet. “What the heck is the … Continued

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Barney Frank assumed he’d have a celibate life

Things have certainly changed for Barney Frank since his childhood of the 1940s and ’50s. The former congressman talked about his personal and political life (and his new memoir, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage) on The … Continued

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Barney Frank assumed he’d have a celibate life

Things have certainly changed for Barney Frank since his childhood of the 1940s and ’50s. The former congressman talked about his personal and political life (and his new memoir, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage) on The … Continued

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‘Inside VEEP’ special gives a sneak peek into the new season (and we hear that Justice Scalia watches the show)

We finally get to see Selina Meyer in action as president when VEEP returns this coming Sunday! Ahead of the season premiere, SiriusXM POTUS host Julie Mason sat down with some of the cast and crew to talk shop. Check … Continued

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‘Inside VEEP’ special gives a sneak peek into the new season (and we hear that Justice Scalia watches the show)

We finally get to see Selina Meyer in action as president when VEEP returns this coming Sunday! Ahead of the season premiere, SiriusXM POTUS host Julie Mason sat down with some of the cast and crew to talk shop. Check … Continued

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Should we get rid of Daylight Saving Time?

Hear about health concerns, the reality of energy savings and “the insanity of switching twice a year” on The Michael Smerconish Program.

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Should we get rid of Daylight Saving Time?

Hear about health concerns, the reality of energy savings and “the insanity of switching twice a year” on The Michael Smerconish Program.

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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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70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: A look back through Churchill’s eyes

On January 27, 1945, the concentration camps of Auschwitz were liberated from Nazi control. Today, hundreds of Auschwitz survivors attended a ceremony in southern Poland to commemorate 70 years since liberation. In 2007, Michael Smerconish discussed his own visit to Auschwitz … Continued

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70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: A look back through Churchill’s eyes

On January 27, 1945, the concentration camps of Auschwitz were liberated from Nazi control. Today, hundreds of Auschwitz survivors attended a ceremony in southern Poland to commemorate 70 years since liberation. In 2007, Michael Smerconish discussed his own visit to Auschwitz … Continued

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Foxcatcher’s Mark Shultz taps out on criticizing the film’s accuracy

This cinematic season has thrived on movies that are based on true events: The Theory of Everything. Selma. The Imitation Game. The list goes on. As a result, film critics and other passionate moviegoers have scrutinized just how accurately these films … Continued

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Foxcatcher’s Mark Shultz taps out on criticizing the film’s accuracy

This cinematic season has thrived on movies that are based on true events: The Theory of Everything. Selma. The Imitation Game. The list goes on. As a result, film critics and other passionate moviegoers have scrutinized just how accurately these films … 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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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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‘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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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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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … Continued

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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … 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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‘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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‘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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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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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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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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SiriusXM’s coverage of the Israel/Gaza conflict

As the approximately two-month long current Israel/Gaza conflict continues, SiriusXM hosts were joined by various guests to discuss their viewpoints on the situation. Foreign policy expert for Newsweek and award-winning Italian/Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal joined SiriusXM POTUS Politics‘ Michael Smerconish on … Continued

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SiriusXM’s coverage of the Israel/Gaza conflict

As the approximately two-month long current Israel/Gaza conflict continues, SiriusXM hosts were joined by various guests to discuss their viewpoints on the situation. Foreign policy expert for Newsweek and award-winning Italian/Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal joined SiriusXM POTUS Politics‘ Michael Smerconish on … 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

Smerconish takes you inside the Central Intelligence Agency’s private museum

Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox from Yahoo! News toured the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) private museum at the CIA’s headquarters in Langley, Va. and joined Michael Smerconish of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics to talk all about his … Continued

Smerconish takes you inside the Central Intelligence Agency’s private museum

Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox from Yahoo! News toured the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) private museum at the CIA’s headquarters in Langley, Va. and joined Michael Smerconish of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics to talk all about his … 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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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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Left, Right and Center: SiriusXM hosts comment on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that under Obamacare, for-profit employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. SiriusXM Progress, Patriot, and POTUS Politics provided plenty of coverage prior to and after the Supreme Court’s … Continued

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Left, Right and Center: SiriusXM hosts comment on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that under Obamacare, for-profit employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. SiriusXM Progress, Patriot, and POTUS Politics provided plenty of coverage prior to and after the Supreme Court’s … Continued

Celebrate Father’s Day on Raw Dog, SiriusXM STARS, EW Radio, Kids Place Live, Elvis Radio + More

Father’s Day is coming up (Sunday 6/15) and SiriusXM will be showing dad some serious love! Check out what we have planned below! Pete Dominick’s Father’s Day Special Sunday 6/15 at 9 am ET, 2 pm ET and 9 pm ET on … Continued

Celebrate Father’s Day on Raw Dog, SiriusXM STARS, EW Radio, Kids Place Live, Elvis Radio + More

Father’s Day is coming up (Sunday 6/15) and SiriusXM will be showing dad some serious love! Check out what we have planned below! Pete Dominick’s Father’s Day Special Sunday 6/15 at 9 am ET, 2 pm ET and 9 pm ET on … Continued

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‘Passion wins primaries,’ SiriusXM host says about Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat

Written by Benazir Wehelie and Sydney Goldberger.  SiriusXM Hosts Ari Rabin-Havt and Michael Smerconish provided coverage this morning regarding House majority leader Eric Cantor’s loss to Tea Party-backed economics professor, David Brat. Prior to one of the most shocking primary upsets … Continued

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‘Passion wins primaries,’ SiriusXM host says about Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat

Written by Benazir Wehelie and Sydney Goldberger.  SiriusXM Hosts Ari Rabin-Havt and Michael Smerconish provided coverage this morning regarding House majority leader Eric Cantor’s loss to Tea Party-backed economics professor, David Brat. Prior to one of the most shocking primary upsets … Continued

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The vapors: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Less than five months out from the midterm elections, things are not looking great for the Obama administration. It’s fairly standard second-term drams, but the vexation at the White House is palpable. President Obama is trying to battle back — … Continued

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The vapors: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Less than five months out from the midterm elections, things are not looking great for the Obama administration. It’s fairly standard second-term drams, but the vexation at the White House is palpable. President Obama is trying to battle back — … Continued

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Departures lounge: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Fridays are almost never slow, easy days in politics. Friday is where they bury all the bad news, and Friday was the day President Obama ushered his embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki out the door. It was also the … Continued

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Departures lounge: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Fridays are almost never slow, easy days in politics. Friday is where they bury all the bad news, and Friday was the day President Obama ushered his embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki out the door. It was also the … Continued

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D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary + David Webb with veterans in Normandy, Tom Brokaw and more

It’s been 70 years since the allied invasion of Normandy that paved the way for victory against Nazi Germany (6/6, 1944), and SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb is going to the shores of France to witness the commemoration, and speak … Continued

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D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary + David Webb with veterans in Normandy, Tom Brokaw and more

It’s been 70 years since the allied invasion of Normandy that paved the way for victory against Nazi Germany (6/6, 1944), and SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb is going to the shores of France to witness the commemoration, and speak … Continued

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In Memorium: Taps, Medal of Honor recipients + the history of Memorial Day

Today is the day each year when we, as a nation, stop to remember the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. While for many of us, this weekend brings in the … Continued

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In Memorium: Taps, Medal of Honor recipients + the history of Memorial Day

Today is the day each year when we, as a nation, stop to remember the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. While for many of us, this weekend brings in the … Continued

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Dems gone wild: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It’s true that Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 mocks Democrats a lot. Their love of working groups, artisanal cheese, sustainable development, craft cocktails, symposia and bicycle sharing programs indeed grow tedious. BUT — … Continued

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Dems gone wild: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It’s true that Julie Mason, host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 mocks Democrats a lot. Their love of working groups, artisanal cheese, sustainable development, craft cocktails, symposia and bicycle sharing programs indeed grow tedious. BUT — … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Brain injury: Julie Mason’s top political stories

OMG, Karl Rove said what? The take-down artist formerly known as Bush’s brain was back in singular form this week, being sorry-not sorry he suggested Hillary Clinton may be suffering the lingering aftereffects of a 2012 concussion. The claim, debunked … Continued

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Brain injury: Julie Mason’s top political stories

OMG, Karl Rove said what? The take-down artist formerly known as Bush’s brain was back in singular form this week, being sorry-not sorry he suggested Hillary Clinton may be suffering the lingering aftereffects of a 2012 concussion. The claim, debunked … Continued

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on 1st Wave, Classic Rewind, SiriusXM STARS, The Message + more

Mother’s Day is on the horizon (Sunday 5/11) and SiriusXM is ready! (Are you? If not, better click your way over to our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Ya slacker.) Here’s a quick look at what’s in store: Classic Rewind is … Continued

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on 1st Wave, Classic Rewind, SiriusXM STARS, The Message + more

Mother’s Day is on the horizon (Sunday 5/11) and SiriusXM is ready! (Are you? If not, better click your way over to our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Ya slacker.) Here’s a quick look at what’s in store: Classic Rewind is … Continued

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Bad bad boys come with me: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Does the GOP have a behavioral issue? In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason, we considered the latest headlines but concluded that really it’s a percentages deal with Republicans and if there were more Democrats in Congress, they’d be … Continued

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Bad bad boys come with me: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Does the GOP have a behavioral issue? In this week’s Press Pool with Julie Mason, we considered the latest headlines but concluded that really it’s a percentages deal with Republicans and if there were more Democrats in Congress, they’d be … Continued

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Boom: Julie Mason’s top political stories

There is no organizing theme to politics these days. The kissing congressman remains parts unknown, some new guy was nominated by Republican voters in Florida to replace the cocaine congressman. Meanwhile, Congress remains on recess — but they are back … Continued

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Boom: Julie Mason’s top political stories

There is no organizing theme to politics these days. The kissing congressman remains parts unknown, some new guy was nominated by Republican voters in Florida to replace the cocaine congressman. Meanwhile, Congress remains on recess — but they are back … 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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Boston Marathon Bombing: How the Tsarnaev brothers were caught

Put yourself in these shoes: You’re driving through the streets of your hometown trying to unwind after a tough day at work. You pull over to text a friend, when two armed men who the entire city is looking for jump … Continued

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Boston Marathon Bombing: How the Tsarnaev brothers were caught

Put yourself in these shoes: You’re driving through the streets of your hometown trying to unwind after a tough day at work. You pull over to text a friend, when two armed men who the entire city is looking for jump … 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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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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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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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

This Week On Demand: Seth MacFarlane, Nancy Pelosi & More

Tune in as Entertainment Weekly Radio presents a very special Town Hall event with Family Guy mastermind Seth MacFarlane. Plus, The Press Pool’s Julie Mason welcomes House Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for a new edition of SiriusXM’s Leading Ladies series … Continued

This Week On Demand: Seth MacFarlane, Nancy Pelosi & More

Tune in as Entertainment Weekly Radio presents a very special Town Hall event with Family Guy mastermind Seth MacFarlane. Plus, The Press Pool’s Julie Mason welcomes House Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for a new edition of SiriusXM’s Leading Ladies series … 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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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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Donald Trump’s ‘Yes men’ give Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins a big ‘NO’

Buzzfeed Senior Editor McKay Coppins published an uproarious post just last week titled 36 Hours on the Fake Campaign Trail with Donald Trump. Upon seeing Coppins’ piece regarding his own recalled resolution, Trump took to Twitter, calling Coppins and Buzzfeed … Continued

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Donald Trump’s ‘Yes men’ give Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins a big ‘NO’

Buzzfeed Senior Editor McKay Coppins published an uproarious post just last week titled 36 Hours on the Fake Campaign Trail with Donald Trump. Upon seeing Coppins’ piece regarding his own recalled resolution, Trump took to Twitter, calling Coppins and Buzzfeed … Continued

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Doctor reveals frightening ‘misconception’ about addiction

The Michael Smerconish Program airs weekdays from 9 am – 12 pm ET on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch.  124.  For maybe a decade, heroin use stayed constant across the United States, according to Dr. Marvin Seppala, Chief Medical Officer at Hazelden Addiction … Continued

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Doctor reveals frightening ‘misconception’ about addiction

The Michael Smerconish Program airs weekdays from 9 am – 12 pm ET on SiriusXM POTUS, Ch.  124.  For maybe a decade, heroin use stayed constant across the United States, according to Dr. Marvin Seppala, Chief Medical Officer at Hazelden Addiction … 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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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SiriusXM’s Patriot and POTUS analyze the Chris Christie scandal

“People are socially tolerant and fiscally conservative.” How they’ll be able to tolerate New Jersey governor Chris Christie is still questionable. Especially as the plot thickens in the bridge scandal. Now Christie is under investigation for possibly misusing Hurricane Sandy relief … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Patriot and POTUS analyze the Chris Christie scandal

“People are socially tolerant and fiscally conservative.” How they’ll be able to tolerate New Jersey governor Chris Christie is still questionable. Especially as the plot thickens in the bridge scandal. Now Christie is under investigation for possibly misusing Hurricane Sandy relief … Continued

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Smerconish Program: Polar vortex is tied to global warming

Baby it’s freezing outside! And it’s not just the Northeast that has been experiencing these below-normal temps. The all-too-famous polar vortex has swept the nation, practically leaving us all in a very frigid state. So what’s going on? To give … Continued

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Smerconish Program: Polar vortex is tied to global warming

Baby it’s freezing outside! And it’s not just the Northeast that has been experiencing these below-normal temps. The all-too-famous polar vortex has swept the nation, practically leaving us all in a very frigid state. So what’s going on? To give … 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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Host-to-Host: Pete Dominick interviews Michael Smerconish

What happens when two radio powerhouses meet? Nothing less than a lot of in-depth commentary and a lot of deliberating. This is exactly what happened when SiriusXM Indie Radio host Pete Dominick welcomed the POTUS channel’s Michael Smerconish onto his show. … Continued

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Host-to-Host: Pete Dominick interviews Michael Smerconish

What happens when two radio powerhouses meet? Nothing less than a lot of in-depth commentary and a lot of deliberating. This is exactly what happened when SiriusXM Indie Radio host Pete Dominick welcomed the POTUS channel’s Michael Smerconish onto his show. … 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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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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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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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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Celebrating Veterans Day on SiriusXM

Today, like most Americans both at home and abroad, we are honoring our nation’s veterans here at SiriusXM. All day long, military related topics were prevalent on air –  ranging from revolutionary historic figures to current heroes and what role … Continued

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Celebrating Veterans Day on SiriusXM

Today, like most Americans both at home and abroad, we are honoring our nation’s veterans here at SiriusXM. All day long, military related topics were prevalent on air –  ranging from revolutionary historic figures to current heroes and what role … Continued

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Andrew Cohen debates the death penalty on POTUS

How does a lively discussion on baseball turn into a debate on the death penalty? We found out Thursday when Andrew Cohen from The Atlantic and CBS’s 60 Minutes stopped by The Michael Smerconish Program on POTUS. Cohen came by … Continued

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Andrew Cohen debates the death penalty on POTUS

How does a lively discussion on baseball turn into a debate on the death penalty? We found out Thursday when Andrew Cohen from The Atlantic and CBS’s 60 Minutes stopped by The Michael Smerconish Program on POTUS. Cohen came by … Continued

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No Labels Radio: “We’re just gonna talk about the real world, and the real issues that confront us”

The countdown to the premiere of No Labels Radio on SiriusXM POTUS, hosted by Former Governor of Utah and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, is almost over. Tomorrow’s debut show, airing from 10 am to 11 am ET, will feature several … Continued

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No Labels Radio: “We’re just gonna talk about the real world, and the real issues that confront us”

The countdown to the premiere of No Labels Radio on SiriusXM POTUS, hosted by Former Governor of Utah and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, is almost over. Tomorrow’s debut show, airing from 10 am to 11 am ET, will feature several … Continued

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Is Governor Chris Christie a Halloween hater?

After cancelling Halloween two years in a row, it’s hard not to wonder if Gov. Chris Christie (D-NJ) is a Halloween Scrooge. While last year he had to cancel because of Hurricane Sandy and the year before it was because … Continued

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Is Governor Chris Christie a Halloween hater?

After cancelling Halloween two years in a row, it’s hard not to wonder if Gov. Chris Christie (D-NJ) is a Halloween Scrooge. While last year he had to cancel because of Hurricane Sandy and the year before it was because … Continued

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Rep. George Milled (D-CA): Healthcare.gov “failed”

“Lifelong” Democrat George Miller tells P.O.T.U.S. host Jon Decker of his and his constituents’ frustration with Obamacare signup site healthcare.gov. “The flow of information isn’t as it should be between the consumer, the government and the healthcare companies that eventually … Continued

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Rep. George Milled (D-CA): Healthcare.gov “failed”

“Lifelong” Democrat George Miller tells P.O.T.U.S. host Jon Decker of his and his constituents’ frustration with Obamacare signup site healthcare.gov. “The flow of information isn’t as it should be between the consumer, the government and the healthcare companies that eventually … Continued

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Bill Richardson on the Budget: We need a mediator

SiriusXM POTUS host Julie Mason was joined by former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson who gave his thoughts on the recent budget crisis, offering suggestions on how reaching an agreement could be made easier. “I think the relationships, the personal … Continued

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Bill Richardson on the Budget: We need a mediator

SiriusXM POTUS host Julie Mason was joined by former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson who gave his thoughts on the recent budget crisis, offering suggestions on how reaching an agreement could be made easier. “I think the relationships, the personal … Continued

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Robert Costa on misconceptions about House Republicans

Robert Costa, the Washington editor for the National Review and a political analyst on CNBC, called in to the Michael Smerconish Program Monday to defend his recent article in the Washington Post, “Five Myths About the House Republicans.” Costa wrote people have a … Continued

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Robert Costa on misconceptions about House Republicans

Robert Costa, the Washington editor for the National Review and a political analyst on CNBC, called in to the Michael Smerconish Program Monday to defend his recent article in the Washington Post, “Five Myths About the House Republicans.” Costa wrote people have a … Continued

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Right vs. Left: The government shutdown from every perspective

As the government shut down trudges on and the Affordable Care Act is passed anyway, SiriusXM hosts on both sides of the aisle spoke with officials about the situation. Last night, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) spoke with SiriusXM Patriot host … Continued

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Right vs. Left: The government shutdown from every perspective

As the government shut down trudges on and the Affordable Care Act is passed anyway, SiriusXM hosts on both sides of the aisle spoke with officials about the situation. Last night, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) spoke with SiriusXM Patriot host … Continued

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This Week On Demand: It’s a SiriusXM Town Hallapalooza!

Close out September and kick off October with a slew of huge celebrities sitting down for intimate conversations with select groups of SiriusXM subscribers – it’s SiriusXM’s Town Hall Series, On Demand. Robin Williams Entertainment Weekly Radio Robin Williams answers … Continued

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This Week On Demand: It’s a SiriusXM Town Hallapalooza!

Close out September and kick off October with a slew of huge celebrities sitting down for intimate conversations with select groups of SiriusXM subscribers – it’s SiriusXM’s Town Hall Series, On Demand. Robin Williams Entertainment Weekly Radio Robin Williams answers … Continued

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Russian expert breaks down Putin’s NYT op-ed piece

Russian and Eurasian scholar, and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Stephan Sestanovich isn’t so much criticizing Russian President Vladmir Putin’s New York Times op-ed discouraging U.S. military action in Syria, as he is Putin’s inability to put his … Continued

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Russian expert breaks down Putin’s NYT op-ed piece

Russian and Eurasian scholar, and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Stephan Sestanovich isn’t so much criticizing Russian President Vladmir Putin’s New York Times op-ed discouraging U.S. military action in Syria, as he is Putin’s inability to put his … Continued

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Andrea Mitchell: Until you meet Castro, you don’t understand Havana

For anyone who follows the news, Andrea Mitchell is a woman to be reckoned with, whether you like her or not. She’s traveled the world, challenging American and world leaders alike, not to mention her battle with breast cancer. When … Continued

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Andrea Mitchell: Until you meet Castro, you don’t understand Havana

For anyone who follows the news, Andrea Mitchell is a woman to be reckoned with, whether you like her or not. She’s traveled the world, challenging American and world leaders alike, not to mention her battle with breast cancer. When … Continued

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Police, politicians respond to stop-and-frisk ruling

A federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department’s practice of stopping and frisking people suspected of criminal activity violated the Constitution by amounting to “indirect racial profiling” of young black and Hispanic men in disproportionate numbers. Stop-and-frisk … Continued

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Police, politicians respond to stop-and-frisk ruling

A federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department’s practice of stopping and frisking people suspected of criminal activity violated the Constitution by amounting to “indirect racial profiling” of young black and Hispanic men in disproportionate numbers. Stop-and-frisk … Continued

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Was a fine enough punishment for Riley Cooper?

The Philadelphia Eagles fined Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of their wide receiver yelling a racial slur at security during a Kenny Chesney concert, but many football players and fans don’t think the punishment was enough. Philadelphia-based ESPN reporter … Continued

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Was a fine enough punishment for Riley Cooper?

The Philadelphia Eagles fined Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of their wide receiver yelling a racial slur at security during a Kenny Chesney concert, but many football players and fans don’t think the punishment was enough. Philadelphia-based ESPN reporter … Continued

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Middle East peace talks could lead to ‘conceptual breakthrough’

Peace talks between Israel and Palestine will resume this month, Secretary of State John Kerry announced last week. Last time the two states sat down in 2010, talks only lasted three weeks before breaking down. But this time around, Kerry … Continued

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Middle East peace talks could lead to ‘conceptual breakthrough’

Peace talks between Israel and Palestine will resume this month, Secretary of State John Kerry announced last week. Last time the two states sat down in 2010, talks only lasted three weeks before breaking down. But this time around, Kerry … Continued

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Pakistani report calls bin Laden raid an ‘act of war’

Last year, Zero Dark Thirty dramatized the U.S. mission to kill Osama bin Laden for the big screen. While the film detailed American efforts throughout the 10 years leading up to bin Laden’s death, the Pakistani side of the story … Continued

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Pakistani report calls bin Laden raid an ‘act of war’

Last year, Zero Dark Thirty dramatized the U.S. mission to kill Osama bin Laden for the big screen. While the film detailed American efforts throughout the 10 years leading up to bin Laden’s death, the Pakistani side of the story … Continued

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Congress faced with tough decisions on rising student loan interest rates

American students are taking on more and more debt to finish their educations, a crisis that some say could be as bad as–or worse than–the 2009 collapse of the housing bubble. And politicians are facing tough decisions to try to … Continued

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Congress faced with tough decisions on rising student loan interest rates

American students are taking on more and more debt to finish their educations, a crisis that some say could be as bad as–or worse than–the 2009 collapse of the housing bubble. And politicians are facing tough decisions to try to … Continued

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Former Sen. Olympia Snowe on what it was like being one of only nine women in the Senate

Throughout her forty years in public service, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) has stood up for equality and bipartisanship. But when Snowe served in the Senate, she was one of only nine female senators. On SiriusXM Leading Ladies with Julie … Continued

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Former Sen. Olympia Snowe on what it was like being one of only nine women in the Senate

Throughout her forty years in public service, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) has stood up for equality and bipartisanship. But when Snowe served in the Senate, she was one of only nine female senators. On SiriusXM Leading Ladies with Julie … Continued

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Dr. Robert Shapiro talks climate change with Tim Farley

Dr. Robert Shapiro, chairman and co-founder of Sonecon, talked about the politics and economics of climate change with Tim Farley Wednesday on SiriusXM’s POTUS. Shapiro gave insight on how to solve the problems of global warning and climate change. He … Continued

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Dr. Robert Shapiro talks climate change with Tim Farley

Dr. Robert Shapiro, chairman and co-founder of Sonecon, talked about the politics and economics of climate change with Tim Farley Wednesday on SiriusXM’s POTUS. Shapiro gave insight on how to solve the problems of global warning and climate change. He … Continued

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LISTEN: Are gay marriages more equal?

Just five days after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, the federal government has granted the first green cards based on same-sex marriages, while gay marriage ceremonies have already resumed in California. After … Continued

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LISTEN: Are gay marriages more equal?

Just five days after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, the federal government has granted the first green cards based on same-sex marriages, while gay marriage ceremonies have already resumed in California. After … Continued

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LISTEN: BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner explains DOMA repeal

BuzzFeed senior political and legal reporter Chris Geidner talked about the Defensive of Marriage Act (DOMA) repeal with Julie Mason from SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics on Wednesday. Geidner explained what it means now that Section 3 of DOMA was struck down. Listen … Continued

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LISTEN: BuzzFeed’s Chris Geidner explains DOMA repeal

BuzzFeed senior political and legal reporter Chris Geidner talked about the Defensive of Marriage Act (DOMA) repeal with Julie Mason from SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics on Wednesday. Geidner explained what it means now that Section 3 of DOMA was struck down. Listen … Continued

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LISTEN: Michael Smerconish Discusses Over-the-Counter Contraception

On Monday, The New York Times reported that the Obama administration “decided to stop trying to block over-the-counter availability” of Plan B One-Step, a morning-after contraceptive pill, for women and girls regardless of age. President Barack Obama had previously opposed … Continued

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LISTEN: Michael Smerconish Discusses Over-the-Counter Contraception

On Monday, The New York Times reported that the Obama administration “decided to stop trying to block over-the-counter availability” of Plan B One-Step, a morning-after contraceptive pill, for women and girls regardless of age. President Barack Obama had previously opposed … Continued

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