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Progressive leaders react to SCOTUS ruling on McCutcheon vs. FEC

Progressive leaders of unions, consumer advocacy groups, and government agencies came together on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning to express their extreme displeasure and disgust with the Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon vs. FEC. … Continued

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Senator Harry Reid: Kick America’s Koch habit with Constitutional amendment

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continued his attacks on the Koch Brothers this morning on The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt  on SiriusXM Progress when he said that the only solution to America’s Koch problem is a Constitutional amendment. “The American … Continued

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CPAC 2014: SiriusXM Progress’ Ari Rabin-Havt weathers the storm

Ari Rabin-Havt, host of The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, braved the CPAC crowds Thursday to get the latest on conservative causes – straight from the horses’ mouths. Karen Moreau, Executive Director at the American Petroleum Institute, sat down with Ari … Continued

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Paul Ryan’s thumb on the scale in new audit of federal anti-poverty programs?

Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, thinks Paul Ryan had his thumb on the scale in his new “audit” of federal anti-poverty programs, where the Wisconsin Congressman claimed the War on Poverty has been … Continued

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‘It is a legacy vote,’ Arizona Congressman tells President Obama not to support Keystone XL Pipeline

Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona’s 3rd District didn’t mince words when he told President Obama to act against the Keystone XL Pipeline in order to preserve his legacy. “This Congress for the last six years and until the end of … Continued

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

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‘I’m not ashamed to say that I cried': Italian trans activist Vladimir Luxuria detained in Sochi and removed from Olympic Park

Those watching the Olympic Games on television sets across the world are sure to see majestic mountains, bedazzled twirlers, and dedicated athletes going for the gold. However, what has garnered some particular attention during Sochi’s winter games are what those … Continued

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Sochi Olympics: Openly gay journalist reports from the ground

With all the anticipation leading up to this year’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Journalists are finally on the ground and reporting back on what it’s like. This week on The Michelangelo Signorile Show, Charley Walters, an openly gay … Continued

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Clay Aiken explains why he’s running for Congress

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

Sochi, the Olympics and LGBT rights

Whether it was Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, John Carlos and Tommy Smith raising a hand in the black power salute at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, or any number of other examples, protest has played a huge … Continued