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More changes: Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

Paul Manafort is out. I guess Trump has opted for others to man the fort….cc: @davidaxelrod @alexwagner — Mark Leibovich (@MarkLeibovich) August 19, 2016 In a move that reinforces the power changes within Donald Trump’s camp, campaign chairman Manafort submitted … Continued

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More changes: Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

Paul Manafort is out. I guess Trump has opted for others to man the fort….cc: @davidaxelrod @alexwagner — Mark Leibovich (@MarkLeibovich) August 19, 2016 In a move that reinforces the power changes within Donald Trump’s camp, campaign chairman Manafort submitted … Continued

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Trump names Stephen Bannon campaign chief exec: ‘I want to win’

Donald Trump is shaking things up. Stephen K. Bannon, who was the regular host of SiriusXM Patriot‘s Breitbart News Daily*, has been named as Donald Trump’s campaign chief executive. Bannon is “temporarily stepping down from his role with Breitbart News to … Continued

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Trump names Stephen Bannon campaign chief exec: ‘I want to win’

Donald Trump is shaking things up. Stephen K. Bannon, who was the regular host of SiriusXM Patriot‘s Breitbart News Daily*, has been named as Donald Trump’s campaign chief executive. Bannon is “temporarily stepping down from his role with Breitbart News to … Continued

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John McLaughlin dies at 89

John McLaughlin, host of the long-running show, “The McLaughlin Group,” died on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. The show, which McLaughlin also helped to create and executive produce, announced his passing in a message on their Facebook page. … Continued

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John McLaughlin dies at 89

John McLaughlin, host of the long-running show, “The McLaughlin Group,” died on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. The show, which McLaughlin also helped to create and executive produce, announced his passing in a message on their Facebook page. … Continued

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Living beneath the waves for a record-setting broadcast

It’s fitting that the week of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ classic song, Yellow Submarine, John Fugelsang decided to take his yellow (well, gold) submersible out to “live beneath the waves” for four hours. He experienced “life in the land of submarines,” broadcasting his radio show … Continued

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Living beneath the waves for a record-setting broadcast

It’s fitting that the week of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ classic song, Yellow Submarine, John Fugelsang decided to take his yellow (well, gold) submersible out to “live beneath the waves” for four hours. He experienced “life in the land of submarines,” broadcasting his radio show … Continued

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Ari Rabin-Havt: Trump’s economic speech is ‘standard Republican BS’

After one of his toughest weeks on the campaign trail, Donald Trump hoped to refocus the conversation by delivering a major economic speech at the Detroit Economic Club in Michigan Monday. “The idea that [the speech] is going to completely … Continued

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Ari Rabin-Havt: Trump’s economic speech is ‘standard Republican BS’

After one of his toughest weeks on the campaign trail, Donald Trump hoped to refocus the conversation by delivering a major economic speech at the Detroit Economic Club in Michigan Monday. “The idea that [the speech] is going to completely … Continued

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SiriusXM takes broadcasting under the sea

John Fugelsang’s “Tell Me Everything” explores new depths in Bermuda.

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SiriusXM takes broadcasting under the sea

John Fugelsang’s “Tell Me Everything” explores new depths in Bermuda.

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Is Paul Ryan helping Hillary Clinton’s campaign? His primary challenger thinks so

After a Republican National Convention aimed at uniting the Grand Ol’ Party, Donald Trump opted to not endorse Speaker Paul Ryan in his bid for re-election telling the Washington Post’s Philip Rucker that, “he’s not quite there yet.” The other half … Continued

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Is Paul Ryan helping Hillary Clinton’s campaign? His primary challenger thinks so

After a Republican National Convention aimed at uniting the Grand Ol’ Party, Donald Trump opted to not endorse Speaker Paul Ryan in his bid for re-election telling the Washington Post’s Philip Rucker that, “he’s not quite there yet.” The other half … Continued

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What didn’t we see and hear during the made-for-TV conventions?

“It wasn’t about the bowl. It wasn’t about the room. It was about the TV product, which was as pristine as possible.”

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What didn’t we see and hear during the made-for-TV conventions?

“It wasn’t about the bowl. It wasn’t about the room. It was about the TV product, which was as pristine as possible.”

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Obama on Clinton: ‘There has never been a man or woman … more qualified’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly

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Obama on Clinton: ‘There has never been a man or woman … more qualified’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly

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Bill Clinton: Hillary is the ‘best darn change maker I’ve ever met’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly-day-2Continued

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Bill Clinton: Hillary is the ‘best darn change maker I’ve ever met’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly-day-2Continued

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Bernie Sanders: ‘This election must be about bringing us together’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly-day-1

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Bernie Sanders: ‘This election must be about bringing us together’

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia all week, covering every angle of the Democratic National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor. https://storify.com/SXMPolitics/demsinphilly-day-1

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Donna Brazile: Out of this convention, the party needs to unify behind Clinton

As interim chairwoman Donna Brazile takes the reigns of the Democratic National Committee, she tells SiriusXM Progress‘ Ari Rabin-Havt that her priority coming out of the convention is uniting the party behind Hillary Clinton. On what has been a contentious first day … Continued

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Donna Brazile: Out of this convention, the party needs to unify behind Clinton

As interim chairwoman Donna Brazile takes the reigns of the Democratic National Committee, she tells SiriusXM Progress‘ Ari Rabin-Havt that her priority coming out of the convention is uniting the party behind Hillary Clinton. On what has been a contentious first day … Continued

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Democrats host ‘United Together’ theme as DNC chair resigns

Wasserman Schultz was booed while speaking at a delegation breakfast Monday morning.

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Democrats host ‘United Together’ theme as DNC chair resigns

Wasserman Schultz was booed while speaking at a delegation breakfast Monday morning.

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RNC Day 4: Trump takes the stage, promises ‘I am your voice’

The SiriusXM Politics team was live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention. And now, we’re heading to Philly for the DNC. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes … Continued

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RNC Day 4: Trump takes the stage, promises ‘I am your voice’

The SiriusXM Politics team was live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention. And now, we’re heading to Philly for the DNC. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes … Continued

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Rudy Giuliani calls Ted Cruz a ‘disloyal Republican’ for not endorsing Trump

Ted Cruz is sticking by his decision to congratulate but not endorse his party’s nominee at the Republican National Convention, and Rudy Giuliani is questioning his loyalty to the party.

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Rudy Giuliani calls Ted Cruz a ‘disloyal Republican’ for not endorsing Trump

Ted Cruz is sticking by his decision to congratulate but not endorse his party’s nominee at the Republican National Convention, and Rudy Giuliani is questioning his loyalty to the party.

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Live RNC coverage: Pence, Cruz take spotlight Wednesday night

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor.

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Live RNC coverage: Pence, Cruz take spotlight Wednesday night

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for behind-the-scenes video and unique views of the convention floor.

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Politicos, celebs & delegates kick off RNC in Cleveland

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention.

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Politicos, celebs & delegates kick off RNC in Cleveland

The SiriusXM Politics team is live in (and around) the Q in Cleveland all week, covering every angle of the Republican National Convention.

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A look back at ’96 convention: Clinton, gun control & ‘American people want their country back’

The Republican party platform mission clearly stated “the American people want their country back” (sound familiar?)

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A look back at ’96 convention: Clinton, gun control & ‘American people want their country back’

The Republican party platform mission clearly stated “the American people want their country back” (sound familiar?)

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Meet Trump’s VP pick, Gov. Mike Pence

Donald Trump made history as the first presidental candidate to announce a running mate on his favorite social media platform, Twitter.

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Meet Trump’s VP pick, Gov. Mike Pence

Donald Trump made history as the first presidental candidate to announce a running mate on his favorite social media platform, Twitter.

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Sen. Murphy on combating the NRA: it’s remarkable the amount of progress we’ve made in 4 years

“We’re at a pivotal moment right now, and I think that’s why you’ve seen more Republicans than ever breaking with the gun lobby,” Senator Chris Murphy told Ari Rabin-Havt during a special SiriusXM Progress forum on gun violence in Washington, … Continued

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Sen. Murphy on combating the NRA: it’s remarkable the amount of progress we’ve made in 4 years

“We’re at a pivotal moment right now, and I think that’s why you’ve seen more Republicans than ever breaking with the gun lobby,” Senator Chris Murphy told Ari Rabin-Havt during a special SiriusXM Progress forum on gun violence in Washington, … Continued

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SiriusXM at RNC & DNC: Convention coverage like you’ve never heard before

Perhaps no one else has as much experience and expertise when it comes to covering political conventions than legendary Dan Rather.

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SiriusXM at RNC & DNC: Convention coverage like you’ve never heard before

Perhaps no one else has as much experience and expertise when it comes to covering political conventions than legendary Dan Rather.

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Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president

“I intend to do everything I can to make certain [Hillary Clinton] will be the next president of the United States,” Bernie Sanders declared before a crowd Tuesday at his first Hillary Clinton rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A little under … Continued

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Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president

“I intend to do everything I can to make certain [Hillary Clinton] will be the next president of the United States,” Bernie Sanders declared before a crowd Tuesday at his first Hillary Clinton rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A little under … Continued

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Fmr. NYPD Detective: We’re dealing with the assassination of five police officers

“We’re dealing with the assassination of five police officers,” former New York City Police Department detective Bo Dietl told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “This was a trained professional. This guy had military experience. … what is the motive behind it? Is it … Continued

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Fmr. NYPD Detective: We’re dealing with the assassination of five police officers

“We’re dealing with the assassination of five police officers,” former New York City Police Department detective Bo Dietl told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “This was a trained professional. This guy had military experience. … what is the motive behind it? Is it … Continued

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Alton Sterling family attorney: We’re very thankful for cell phone video

“If not for the cell phone video, I don’t think that much would have come out of this,” Edmond Jordan, the family attorney of Alton Sterling, told Mark Thompson. “The story would have been simply that he reached for a gun, … Continued

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Alton Sterling family attorney: We’re very thankful for cell phone video

“If not for the cell phone video, I don’t think that much would have come out of this,” Edmond Jordan, the family attorney of Alton Sterling, told Mark Thompson. “The story would have been simply that he reached for a gun, … Continued

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FBI director offers ‘unusual transparency,’ recommends no charges against Clinton

The FBI is recommending no criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her use of a personal email server concluding that “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.” FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday delivered surprise remarks with “unusual transparency” … Continued

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FBI director offers ‘unusual transparency,’ recommends no charges against Clinton

The FBI is recommending no criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her use of a personal email server concluding that “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.” FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday delivered surprise remarks with “unusual transparency” … Continued

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Aspen Ideas Festival: Colorado, cannabis and chats

Sen. Cory Booker threatening to “kick your a**,” Gov. John Hickenlooper serenading the crowd with song and Rep. Chellie Pingree explaining how she slaughters animals on her farm? Welcome to Aspen Ideas Festival. With the picturesque Colorado mountains serving as the backdrop, … Continued

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Aspen Ideas Festival: Colorado, cannabis and chats

Sen. Cory Booker threatening to “kick your a**,” Gov. John Hickenlooper serenading the crowd with song and Rep. Chellie Pingree explaining how she slaughters animals on her farm? Welcome to Aspen Ideas Festival. With the picturesque Colorado mountains serving as the backdrop, … 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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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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Bill Clinton, future first cat of the United States?

What will we call Bill Clinton if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency? First man? First dude? First cat? The latter is precisely what Nashville Mayor Megan Barry‘s husband decided to call himself after his wife took office. “[Bill Clinton] will have to do … Continued

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Bill Clinton, future first cat of the United States?

What will we call Bill Clinton if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency? First man? First dude? First cat? The latter is precisely what Nashville Mayor Megan Barry‘s husband decided to call himself after his wife took office. “[Bill Clinton] will have to do … Continued

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Nigel Farage: The European Union project has failed

“We now have our independence day,” U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “People power can beat the establishment if they try hard enough.” In a shocking vote, the United Kingdom passed Brexit, a referendum to remove the … Continued

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Nigel Farage: The European Union project has failed

“We now have our independence day,” U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage told Stephen K. Bannon Friday. “People power can beat the establishment if they try hard enough.” In a shocking vote, the United Kingdom passed Brexit, a referendum to remove the … Continued

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#DemocraticSitIn: “we’re getting into some good trouble”

“By sitting in, we’re really standing up for the rest of America,” Rep. John Lewis, an iconic civil rights figure, declared Thursday after ending the nearly 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives. Lewis led the charge … Continued

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#DemocraticSitIn: “we’re getting into some good trouble”

“By sitting in, we’re really standing up for the rest of America,” Rep. John Lewis, an iconic civil rights figure, declared Thursday after ending the nearly 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives. Lewis led the charge … Continued

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Rubio on seeking re-election: I changed my mind

Just over a month after Marco Rubio tweeted out, “I have only said like 10000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” he reversed his position Wednesday announcing his decision to seek re-election for his Senate seat in Florida. I … Continued

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Rubio on seeking re-election: I changed my mind

Just over a month after Marco Rubio tweeted out, “I have only said like 10000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” he reversed his position Wednesday announcing his decision to seek re-election for his Senate seat in Florida. I … Continued

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Clinton campaign manager laughs at state of Trump campaign

#TrumpSoPoor began trending on the internet after staggering new numbers released by both presidential campaigns showed Donald Trump with a shockingly low war chest containing $1.3 million (Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has more than $42 million). On the campaign payrolls, Trump … Continued

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Clinton campaign manager laughs at state of Trump campaign

#TrumpSoPoor began trending on the internet after staggering new numbers released by both presidential campaigns showed Donald Trump with a shockingly low war chest containing $1.3 million (Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has more than $42 million). On the campaign payrolls, Trump … Continued

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Wall Street donors want to keep Elizabeth Warren off presidential ticket

Progressives want Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to round out Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket, but there is one bull of a hurdle standing in her way. “[Wall Street donors] do not like, surprise, surprise, the idea of Elizabeth Warren as vice … Continued

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Wall Street donors want to keep Elizabeth Warren off presidential ticket

Progressives want Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to round out Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket, but there is one bull of a hurdle standing in her way. “[Wall Street donors] do not like, surprise, surprise, the idea of Elizabeth Warren as vice … Continued

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Alexander Skarsgard on assault rifles: ‘I don’t think civilians should have them’

The man who murdered 49 people in a gay Orlando nightclub legally purchased the semi-automatic rifle he used during the June 12 massacre. The tragedy has reignited a familiar political debate in America over gun control. Legend of Tarzan actor … Continued

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Alexander Skarsgard on assault rifles: ‘I don’t think civilians should have them’

The man who murdered 49 people in a gay Orlando nightclub legally purchased the semi-automatic rifle he used during the June 12 massacre. The tragedy has reignited a familiar political debate in America over gun control. Legend of Tarzan actor … Continued

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Corey Lewandowski out as Trump campaign manager

Donald Trump parted ways with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday following weeks of slipping poll numbers and scrutiny by many members of the Republican party. The decision comes exactly one month before the Republican National Convention is set to begin … Continued

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Corey Lewandowski out as Trump campaign manager

Donald Trump parted ways with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday following weeks of slipping poll numbers and scrutiny by many members of the Republican party. The decision comes exactly one month before the Republican National Convention is set to begin … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley bring 60 Broadway and pop stars together to benefit Orlando shooting victims

As James Corden put it at the Tonys, “hate will never win.” That’s the message that inspired musical director and SiriusXM On Broadway and Stars host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, who are married, to bring together some of the biggest stars … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley bring 60 Broadway and pop stars together to benefit Orlando shooting victims

As James Corden put it at the Tonys, “hate will never win.” That’s the message that inspired musical director and SiriusXM On Broadway and Stars host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, who are married, to bring together some of the biggest stars … Continued

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Michelangelo Signorile to LGBT community: ‘Keep pushing forward, keep demanding full equality’

“It’s not over.” The ongoing fight for LGBT rights in the United States and the continuing struggle for equality has been reignited in the media following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. “It’s yet another attack on a LGBT space, a … Continued

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Michelangelo Signorile to LGBT community: ‘Keep pushing forward, keep demanding full equality’

“It’s not over.” The ongoing fight for LGBT rights in the United States and the continuing struggle for equality has been reignited in the media following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. “It’s yet another attack on a LGBT space, a … Continued

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Pres. Obama: there is no magic to the phrase “radical Islam”

Two days after the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, President Obama convened a meeting with his National Security Council as part of the administration’s “regular effort to review and intensify our campaign to destroy the terrorist group ISIL.” In remarks … Continued

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Pres. Obama: there is no magic to the phrase “radical Islam”

Two days after the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, President Obama convened a meeting with his National Security Council as part of the administration’s “regular effort to review and intensify our campaign to destroy the terrorist group ISIL.” In remarks … Continued

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Rep. Grayson: “one man, using one weapon killed 50 people in 5 minutes”

“I woke up this morning in a fit of rage,” Andy Cohen said Monday on Radio Andy when speaking about the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people are confirmed dead, and another 53 were injured in the worst mass shooting in … Continued

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Rep. Grayson: “one man, using one weapon killed 50 people in 5 minutes”

“I woke up this morning in a fit of rage,” Andy Cohen said Monday on Radio Andy when speaking about the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people are confirmed dead, and another 53 were injured in the worst mass shooting in … Continued

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Clinton: ‘We cannot contain this threat, we must defeat it.’

The worst mass shooting in U.S. history took place in the early hours Sunday morning at a gay club in Orlando, Fla. 50 people are dead and another 53 are wounded after a 29-year-old gunman opened fire at Pulse Nightclub. … Continued

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Clinton: ‘We cannot contain this threat, we must defeat it.’

The worst mass shooting in U.S. history took place in the early hours Sunday morning at a gay club in Orlando, Fla. 50 people are dead and another 53 are wounded after a 29-year-old gunman opened fire at Pulse Nightclub. … 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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“I will be honored to vote for the first woman President of the United States”

“Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” Hillary Clinton declared in front of a crowd filled with supporters and her entire Brooklyn campaign staff. Tuesday night, the final six states held their primaries (Washington, D.C. votes on June … Continued

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“I will be honored to vote for the first woman President of the United States”

“Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” Hillary Clinton declared in front of a crowd filled with supporters and her entire Brooklyn campaign staff. Tuesday night, the final six states held their primaries (Washington, D.C. votes on June … Continued

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Cory Booker: Trump is ‘trying to insinuate and instigate fear mongering’

The importance of the final “super” primary day of the election season has been diminished after “an Associated Press survey of Democratic superdelegates” released Monday determined that Hillary Clinton had secured enough support to become the presumptive Democratic nominee. While Bernie … Continued

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Cory Booker: Trump is ‘trying to insinuate and instigate fear mongering’

The importance of the final “super” primary day of the election season has been diminished after “an Associated Press survey of Democratic superdelegates” released Monday determined that Hillary Clinton had secured enough support to become the presumptive Democratic nominee. While Bernie … Continued

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‘Muhammad Ali reminded us of who we could be’

Legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali died on Friday at the age of 74. His refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, stance on racial integration during the civil rights movement and conversion from Christianity to Islam caused Ali to … Continued

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‘Muhammad Ali reminded us of who we could be’

Legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali died on Friday at the age of 74. His refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, stance on racial integration during the civil rights movement and conversion from Christianity to Islam caused Ali to … Continued

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Trump University documents reveal high-pressure selling techniques

New documents paint a blunt and revealing picture of the marketing and sales techniques used by Trump University staffers. On Tuesday, numerous testimonies and “playbooks” were made public after Southern California District Judge Gonzalo Curiel granted a request made by … Continued

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Trump University documents reveal high-pressure selling techniques

New documents paint a blunt and revealing picture of the marketing and sales techniques used by Trump University staffers. On Tuesday, numerous testimonies and “playbooks” were made public after Southern California District Judge Gonzalo Curiel granted a request made by … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Marcia Clark says Robert Kardashian thought O.J. Simpson was guilty in the end: ‘I could see the trouble in his eyes’

The trial of the century divided the country across lines of race and sex in the 1990s — and split today’s most famous family. When O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, Robert Kardashian served on … Continued

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Marcia Clark says Robert Kardashian thought O.J. Simpson was guilty in the end: ‘I could see the trouble in his eyes’

The trial of the century divided the country across lines of race and sex in the 1990s — and split today’s most famous family. When O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, Robert Kardashian served on … 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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Anthony Weiner scandal captured in a new documentary

It was supposed to be a film about redemption—the rebirth of a political figure who had fallen from political grace in a new-age social media scandal. Instead, the documentary Weiner ends in the same way that it had before with yet another series … Continued

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Anthony Weiner scandal captured in a new documentary

It was supposed to be a film about redemption—the rebirth of a political figure who had fallen from political grace in a new-age social media scandal. Instead, the documentary Weiner ends in the same way that it had before with yet another series … Continued

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Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

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Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

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Remembering legendary reporter Morley Safer

Morley Safer, legendary CBS News correspondent, died Thursday at the age of 84. Safer made a name for himself during the Vietnam War for his coverage that brought the horrors of the war into the living rooms of everyday Americans. For … Continued

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Remembering legendary reporter Morley Safer

Morley Safer, legendary CBS News correspondent, died Thursday at the age of 84. Safer made a name for himself during the Vietnam War for his coverage that brought the horrors of the war into the living rooms of everyday Americans. For … Continued

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Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … Continued

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Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … 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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Maria Menounos calls keeping Hamilton on the $10 because of the musical ‘ridiculous’

Feminists fighting to add influential women from history to American currency got good and bad news Wednesday. Yes, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced his plan to replace controversial President Andrew Jackson with famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 … Continued

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Maria Menounos calls keeping Hamilton on the $10 because of the musical ‘ridiculous’

Feminists fighting to add influential women from history to American currency got good and bad news Wednesday. Yes, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced his plan to replace controversial President Andrew Jackson with famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 … 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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Petitions to free Steven Avery & Brendan Dassey ‘miss the mark,’ directors say

If you’ve watched Making A Murderer, you have an opinion about the convictions of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. The popularity of the documentary has led to countless interviews with key players, pontificating by pundits and — of course — … Continued

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Petitions to free Steven Avery & Brendan Dassey ‘miss the mark,’ directors say

If you’ve watched Making A Murderer, you have an opinion about the convictions of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. The popularity of the documentary has led to countless interviews with key players, pontificating by pundits and — of course — … Continued

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Dumb Luck Radio: An Idiot’s Guide to Newfound Billions

Admit it: Even if you don’t usually “play the numbers,” you’ve daydreamed just a bit about winning that $1.4 billion Powerball jackpot. Or maybe you’re going all in and heading up the office pool, counting down the minutes until Wednesday … Continued

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Dumb Luck Radio: An Idiot’s Guide to Newfound Billions

Admit it: Even if you don’t usually “play the numbers,” you’ve daydreamed just a bit about winning that $1.4 billion Powerball jackpot. Or maybe you’re going all in and heading up the office pool, counting down the minutes until Wednesday … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan offers his take on Starbucks’ red holiday cups

All week long, Starbucks’ annual red holiday cups have been in the news, thanks in part to a video posted by former Evangelical Pastor Joshua Feuerstein. Feuerstein is among those who are angry, taking Starbucks’ redesign of the red cups – … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan offers his take on Starbucks’ red holiday cups

All week long, Starbucks’ annual red holiday cups have been in the news, thanks in part to a video posted by former Evangelical Pastor Joshua Feuerstein. Feuerstein is among those who are angry, taking Starbucks’ redesign of the red cups – … Continued

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‘It goes both ways.’ Lance Bass clarifies comment about being ‘touched inappropriately’ during *NSYNC days

As the media whirlwind picks up over comments he made on The Meredith Vieira Show about being “touched inappropriately,” Radio Andy host Lance Bass clarified what happened to him when he was a teen. “I want to make sure that what I said today … Continued

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‘It goes both ways.’ Lance Bass clarifies comment about being ‘touched inappropriately’ during *NSYNC days

As the media whirlwind picks up over comments he made on The Meredith Vieira Show about being “touched inappropriately,” Radio Andy host Lance Bass clarified what happened to him when he was a teen. “I want to make sure that what I said today … Continued

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Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel: Pope Francis comes to America!

The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129) has wall-to-wall coverage of Pope Francis’ visit. Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel will be LIVE 6am to 11pm Monday September 21st through Sunday September 27th and covering the below events (all times are Eastern): Saturday, … Continued

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Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel: Pope Francis comes to America!

The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129) has wall-to-wall coverage of Pope Francis’ visit. Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel will be LIVE 6am to 11pm Monday September 21st through Sunday September 27th and covering the below events (all times are Eastern): Saturday, … Continued

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5 artists who called out politicians and companies for using their songs

The band Survivor were none too pleased when they found out that their song Eye of the Tiger was played during Kim Davis’ rally after being released from jail for refusing to give out marriage licenses to same-sex couples. “NO! We … Continued

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5 artists who called out politicians and companies for using their songs

The band Survivor were none too pleased when they found out that their song Eye of the Tiger was played during Kim Davis’ rally after being released from jail for refusing to give out marriage licenses to same-sex couples. “NO! We … 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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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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‘We are going to win,’ says attorney in SCOTUS marriage equality case

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. While 37 states (and Washington D.C.) currently recognize marriage equality, SCOTUS’ decision on the matter could bring freedom to marry for all same-sex couples in the … Continued

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‘We are going to win,’ says attorney in SCOTUS marriage equality case

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. While 37 states (and Washington D.C.) currently recognize marriage equality, SCOTUS’ decision on the matter could bring freedom to marry for all same-sex couples in the … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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Presidential scandals, little-known facts and more all week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

It’s not just President’s Day here at SiriusXM Insight. It’s President’s WEEK. Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is bringing us five days of little-known presidential facts, behind-the-scenes peeks and — of course — scandals. Tune in at 9 am ET … Continued

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Presidential scandals, little-known facts and more all week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

It’s not just President’s Day here at SiriusXM Insight. It’s President’s WEEK. Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is bringing us five days of little-known presidential facts, behind-the-scenes peeks and — of course — scandals. Tune in at 9 am ET … Continued

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Get latest updates as Northeast braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

The National Weather Service says a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” is expected to hit the Northeast, from New Jersey to Maine, with the biggest blows to Boston and its surrounding suburbs. The nor’easter may bring more than 24 inches of snow and … Continued

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Get latest updates as Northeast braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

The National Weather Service says a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” is expected to hit the Northeast, from New Jersey to Maine, with the biggest blows to Boston and its surrounding suburbs. The nor’easter may bring more than 24 inches of snow and … 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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Serial case prosecutor Kevin Urick: You don’t learn anything from Sarah Koenig’s podcast

Kevin Urick, the prosecutor in the murder case that put Adnan Syed behind bars for life, spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program Thursday. Urick, who was a notable missing voice in the 12-episode Serial series, weighed in on the podcast that … Continued

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Serial case prosecutor Kevin Urick: You don’t learn anything from Sarah Koenig’s podcast

Kevin Urick, the prosecutor in the murder case that put Adnan Syed behind bars for life, spoke on The Michael Smerconish Program Thursday. Urick, who was a notable missing voice in the 12-episode Serial series, weighed in on the podcast that … Continued

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SiriusXM is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. all weekend

Tune into SiriusXM Insight this weekend for the best conversations about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and continuing discussions around civil rights today. Aspen Institute Radio: Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at 1 pm ET on SiriusXM Insight Ch. … Continued

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SiriusXM is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. all weekend

Tune into SiriusXM Insight this weekend for the best conversations about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and continuing discussions around civil rights today. Aspen Institute Radio: Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at 1 pm ET on SiriusXM Insight Ch. … Continued

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Has Jeb Bush moved closer to the center?

While the “will he/she run?” speculation never truly takes a rest, things are really revving up for the 2016 election season, especially among the prospective GOP candidates. Mitt Romney looks to be assembling a campaign team, Mike Huckabee gave up his Fox News … Continued

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Has Jeb Bush moved closer to the center?

While the “will he/she run?” speculation never truly takes a rest, things are really revving up for the 2016 election season, especially among the prospective GOP candidates. Mitt Romney looks to be assembling a campaign team, Mike Huckabee gave up his Fox News … 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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‘Show the cartoon,’ says Pulitzer Prize winner after Paris terrorist attack

Yesterday in Paris, members of the editorial staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper, gathered for their usual weekly editorial meeting when assailants entered the building and began shooting. Angered by the publication’s portrayal of the prophet Muhammad and Islamic … Continued

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‘Show the cartoon,’ says Pulitzer Prize winner after Paris terrorist attack

Yesterday in Paris, members of the editorial staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper, gathered for their usual weekly editorial meeting when assailants entered the building and began shooting. Angered by the publication’s portrayal of the prophet Muhammad and Islamic … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about the … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about 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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‘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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The Battle of the Bulge: A History of Heroism to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot

Two-Hour Special Airing Saturday 12/13 at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 December 1944: In one last, desperate act of war, the Germans attempted to reach the city of Antwerp and split the Allied Forces. In honor of … Continued

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The Battle of the Bulge: A History of Heroism to premiere on SiriusXM Patriot

Two-Hour Special Airing Saturday 12/13 at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 December 1944: In one last, desperate act of war, the Germans attempted to reach the city of Antwerp and split the Allied Forces. In honor of … 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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UVA frat house rape allegations “entirely credible” – Rolling Stone’s Sabrina Rubin Erdley on Smerconish

Earlier this year, the U.S Department of Education released the names of 55 colleges and universities facing investigations under Title IX. This amendment protects those participating in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discrimination based on … Continued

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UVA frat house rape allegations “entirely credible” – Rolling Stone’s Sabrina Rubin Erdley on Smerconish

Earlier this year, the U.S Department of Education released the names of 55 colleges and universities facing investigations under Title IX. This amendment protects those participating in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discrimination based on … 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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‘Wake up Americans!’ Caller praises President Obama’s immigration plan

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama announced that he was taking executive action towards immigration reform, bypassing Congress and saving five million illegal immigrants from the threat of deportation. “We are and always will be a nation of immigrants … What makes … Continued

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‘Wake up Americans!’ Caller praises President Obama’s immigration plan

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama announced that he was taking executive action towards immigration reform, bypassing Congress and saving five million illegal immigrants from the threat of deportation. “We are and always will be a nation of immigrants … What makes … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts and guests weigh in on allegations against Bill Cosby

The rape allegations against the man acclaimed for portraying America’s favorite father figure have started a media storm. Multiple women recently came forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them at different points throughout his entertainment career. Then Janice Dickinson, the … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts and guests weigh in on allegations against Bill Cosby

The rape allegations against the man acclaimed for portraying America’s favorite father figure have started a media storm. Multiple women recently came forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them at different points throughout his entertainment career. Then Janice Dickinson, the … Continued

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Bet you didn’t know: The London cab driver test is a tough one

The best part about taking an exam you’ve prepared for is the relief you feel once you’ve completed it and passed. That is of course unless you’re an aspiring cab driver from London and you take The Knowledge exam. The Knowledge … Continued

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Bet you didn’t know: The London cab driver test is a tough one

The best part about taking an exam you’ve prepared for is the relief you feel once you’ve completed it and passed. That is of course unless you’re an aspiring cab driver from London and you take The Knowledge exam. The Knowledge … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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No Hero: SEAL TEAM 6’s Mark Owen on The Michael Smerconish Program

Mark Owen aka Matthew Bissonnette (or rather, Matthew Bissonnette aka Mark Owen) recently spoke up about his newest memoir, No Hero, on The Michael Smerconish Program. After the release of No Easy Day back in 2012, Owen’s intentions for coming … Continued

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No Hero: SEAL TEAM 6’s Mark Owen on The Michael Smerconish Program

Mark Owen aka Matthew Bissonnette (or rather, Matthew Bissonnette aka Mark Owen) recently spoke up about his newest memoir, No Hero, on The Michael Smerconish Program. After the release of No Easy Day back in 2012, Owen’s intentions for coming … Continued

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Gratitude and observance: SiriusXM honors Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, SiriusXM’s Patriot, Progress, Indie, and Road Dog Trucking channels will honor those who have served our country in both the past and present. Specials will feature guests and discussions that are not to be missed. Live at … Continued

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Gratitude and observance: SiriusXM honors Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, SiriusXM’s Patriot, Progress, Indie, and Road Dog Trucking channels will honor those who have served our country in both the past and present. Specials will feature guests and discussions that are not to be missed. Live at … 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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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: ‘Ferguson is another example of white supremacy’

This week on the Karen Hunter Show, psychologist and Cress Theory of Color Confrontation author Dr. Frances Cress Welsing joined the Karen Hunter Show to break down how white supremacy is alive and well in America today, citing the current … Continued

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: ‘Ferguson is another example of white supremacy’

This week on the Karen Hunter Show, psychologist and Cress Theory of Color Confrontation author Dr. Frances Cress Welsing joined the Karen Hunter Show to break down how white supremacy is alive and well in America today, citing the current … Continued

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Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit: Meet today’s titans of technology, business + media

Airs Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie, Ch. 102 In a one-hour special to air on Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie (Ch. 102), SiriusXM invites you to listen in on the first-ever Vanity Fair New … Continued

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Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit: Meet today’s titans of technology, business + media

Airs Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie, Ch. 102 In a one-hour special to air on Saturday 10/18 at 12 pm ET on Indie (Ch. 102), SiriusXM invites you to listen in on the first-ever Vanity Fair New … 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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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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Immigration attorney reports ‘unneccessary cruelty’ toward women and children at border detention centers

Danielle Rosche is an immigration attorney who recently volunteered at a border detention facility. She says she saw cruelty against women waiting to have their claims heard that is “astounding” and “incredibly upsetting” to have occur in The United States today. … Continued

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Immigration attorney reports ‘unneccessary cruelty’ toward women and children at border detention centers

Danielle Rosche is an immigration attorney who recently volunteered at a border detention facility. She says she saw cruelty against women waiting to have their claims heard that is “astounding” and “incredibly upsetting” to have occur in The United States today. … Continued

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David Webb gets the ‘Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi’

Airing Monday 9/8 at 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Tonight, The David Webb Show has an in-studio interview with Mark “Oz” Geist, Krist “Tanto” Paronto, John “Tig” Tiegen, and Mitch Zuckoff co-authors of 13 HOURS: The Inside … Continued

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David Webb gets the ‘Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi’

Airing Monday 9/8 at 9 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125 Tonight, The David Webb Show has an in-studio interview with Mark “Oz” Geist, Krist “Tanto” Paronto, John “Tig” Tiegen, and Mitch Zuckoff co-authors of 13 HOURS: The Inside … Continued

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Where are black men getting their positive parenting role models?

Airing Sunday, August 24th at 10 am and 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Urban View  During the second edition of Cocoa Conversations, SiriusXM Urban View‘s Shawna Renee sat down with a panel of community leaders to present Cocoa Conversations: In His Image. … Continued

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Where are black men getting their positive parenting role models?

Airing Sunday, August 24th at 10 am and 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Urban View  During the second edition of Cocoa Conversations, SiriusXM Urban View‘s Shawna Renee sat down with a panel of community leaders to present Cocoa Conversations: In His Image. … Continued

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Rep. Paul Ryan, other guests weigh in on Ferguson situation with SiriusXM politics hosts

Since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., there have been about 10 days of protests in the the community, many of which have turned violent. Various conflicting accounts of the killing have … Continued

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Rep. Paul Ryan, other guests weigh in on Ferguson situation with SiriusXM politics hosts

Since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., there have been about 10 days of protests in the the community, many of which have turned violent. Various conflicting accounts of the killing have … 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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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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O Captain, my Captain: SiriusXM remembers Robin Williams

Robin Williams once said, “I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” With the passing of Williams at the age of 63 at his Northern California home on Monday, SiriusXM … Continued

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O Captain, my Captain: SiriusXM remembers Robin Williams

Robin Williams once said, “I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” With the passing of Williams at the age of 63 at his Northern California home on Monday, SiriusXM … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison: Police have declared an open season for killing black men

On SiriusXM’s Urban View, The Black Eagle, Joe Madison, got down to brass taxes over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, who was planning to begin college classes today, … Continued

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SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison: Police have declared an open season for killing black men

On SiriusXM’s Urban View, The Black Eagle, Joe Madison, got down to brass taxes over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, who was planning to begin college classes today, … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

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NIAID Director Anthony Fauci discusses Ebola vaccine

Today, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a health emergency, as the virus has caused 932 fatalities in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of August 4, 2014. Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director of the National Institute of … Continued

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NIAID Director Anthony Fauci discusses Ebola vaccine

Today, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a health emergency, as the virus has caused 932 fatalities in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of August 4, 2014. Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director of the National Institute of … Continued

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Just Jenny slams Stephen A. Smith’s Ray Rice comments

SiriusXM’s Stars‘ Just Jenny took up the debate surrounding ESPN Sportscaster Stephen A. Smith’s recent comments on the Ray Rice suspension, and she did not mince words. But not all of her callers agreed with her. Ray Rice, a Baltimore Ravens … Continued

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Just Jenny slams Stephen A. Smith’s Ray Rice comments

SiriusXM’s Stars‘ Just Jenny took up the debate surrounding ESPN Sportscaster Stephen A. Smith’s recent comments on the Ray Rice suspension, and she did not mince words. But not all of her callers agreed with her. Ray Rice, a Baltimore Ravens … 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

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: CAN ANYONE SAY HOBBY LOBBY?

If you weren’t familiar with the arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby before, after listening to even a moment of SiriusXM Progress 127 this week, you know who they are now. And “who” is exactly the right way to refer … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: CAN ANYONE SAY HOBBY LOBBY?

If you weren’t familiar with the arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby before, after listening to even a moment of SiriusXM Progress 127 this week, you know who they are now. And “who” is exactly the right way to refer … 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

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A BIG WEEK IN NEWS

Tons of news breaking this week and SiriusXM Progress was there breaking it all down, getting expert opinions and of course taking your calls. On Tuesday, Sen. Thad Cochran barely held onto his seat, fighting off his Tea Party challenger … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A BIG WEEK IN NEWS

Tons of news breaking this week and SiriusXM Progress was there breaking it all down, getting expert opinions and of course taking your calls. On Tuesday, Sen. Thad Cochran barely held onto his seat, fighting off his Tea Party challenger … Continued

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Stand Up! With Pete Dominick’s Environment Week

Starting Monday June 23 on Indie, Ch. 104. All week Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from the Student Climate Conservation Congress at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The program is a partnership between the Green Schools Alliance … Continued

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Stand Up! With Pete Dominick’s Environment Week

Starting Monday June 23 on Indie, Ch. 104. All week Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from the Student Climate Conservation Congress at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The program is a partnership between the Green Schools Alliance … Continued

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‘You hate cowboys, too!’ Mike Church takes on the revocation of the Redskins’ team name

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board–yeah we had no idea that existed either–revoked the Redskins’ right to the name because of its hurtful nature. But Mike wants to know since when is it okay for the feds to tell you what … Continued

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‘You hate cowboys, too!’ Mike Church takes on the revocation of the Redskins’ team name

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board–yeah we had no idea that existed either–revoked the Redskins’ right to the name because of its hurtful nature. But Mike wants to know since when is it okay for the feds to tell you what … Continued

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‘I would’ve immediately started bringing the troops home:’ Ron Paul on what he would have done if he’d won the presidency

Former Congressman and Presidential Candidate Ron Paul talks to us about what he would have done in Iraq, had he won the 2012 GOP nomination and presidency. As you can guess, it is far from the course of action we … Continued

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‘I would’ve immediately started bringing the troops home:’ Ron Paul on what he would have done if he’d won the presidency

Former Congressman and Presidential Candidate Ron Paul talks to us about what he would have done in Iraq, had he won the 2012 GOP nomination and presidency. As you can guess, it is far from the course of action we … Continued

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

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

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

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

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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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Progress this week: Flip flopping on Berghdal, big Koch money, and Viagra vs. birth control

Have you heard the name Bowe Bergdahl? If you tuned in to SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127, this week you couldn’t miss it. The young sergeant was finally released after being held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. In exchange for … Continued

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Progress this week: Flip flopping on Berghdal, big Koch money, and Viagra vs. birth control

Have you heard the name Bowe Bergdahl? If you tuned in to SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127, this week you couldn’t miss it. The young sergeant was finally released after being held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. In exchange for … Continued

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Oprah Radio pays tribute to Maya Angelou with 8-hour marathon Saturday

Airing Saturday 5/31 from 9 am to 5 pm ET on Oprah Radio The connection of a years-long relationship between Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou was clearly a special one, but perhaps none of us knew how special until Oprah … Continued

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Oprah Radio pays tribute to Maya Angelou with 8-hour marathon Saturday

Airing Saturday 5/31 from 9 am to 5 pm ET on Oprah Radio The connection of a years-long relationship between Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou was clearly a special one, but perhaps none of us knew how special until Oprah … 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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Pete Dominick presents Aspen Ideas Radio 2014

Airing Saturday 5/31 at 9 am ET on Indie Reairing Saturday 5/31 at 9 pm ET and Sunday For the 10th anniversary of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Indie presents Aspen Ideas Radio with SiriusXM Host Pete Dominick. The program takes … Continued

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Pete Dominick presents Aspen Ideas Radio 2014

Airing Saturday 5/31 at 9 am ET on Indie Reairing Saturday 5/31 at 9 pm ET and Sunday For the 10th anniversary of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Indie presents Aspen Ideas Radio with SiriusXM Host Pete Dominick. The program takes … Continued

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Hear Maya Angelou’s comments on Kenya, Donald Sterling controversy

As the nation and the world mourn the loss of one of our greatest authors, activists and human rights advocates, hosts on SiriusXM Urban View are memorializing Dr. Maya Angelou with commentary, clips and celebrity eulogies throughout the day. “So sorry to hear about the … Continued

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Hear Maya Angelou’s comments on Kenya, Donald Sterling controversy

As the nation and the world mourn the loss of one of our greatest authors, activists and human rights advocates, hosts on SiriusXM Urban View are memorializing Dr. Maya Angelou with commentary, clips and celebrity eulogies throughout the day. “So sorry to hear about the … Continued

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Actress Glenn Close advocates for mental health awareness in light of recent UCSB shooting

Who knew that in addition to being an award-winning actress, Glenn Close is also an advocate for mental health awareness? Close spoke with Dr. Michael Aronoff yesterday on Doctor Radio’s Psychiatry Show about everything from her family’s history of mental … Continued

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Actress Glenn Close advocates for mental health awareness in light of recent UCSB shooting

Who knew that in addition to being an award-winning actress, Glenn Close is also an advocate for mental health awareness? Close spoke with Dr. Michael Aronoff yesterday on Doctor Radio’s Psychiatry Show about everything from her family’s history of mental … Continued

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Mike Church responds to plea from father of one of Elliot Rodger’s victims

We have yet another act of random killing by an individual who seemed totally detached from society. Elliot Rodger went off and killed six people to get back at what he saw as a world that hated him. Below, Mike listens to the emotional plea … Continued

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Mike Church responds to plea from father of one of Elliot Rodger’s victims

We have yet another act of random killing by an individual who seemed totally detached from society. Elliot Rodger went off and killed six people to get back at what he saw as a world that hated him. Below, Mike listens to the emotional plea … Continued

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Rudy Giuliani reacts to 9/11 Memorial Museum, describes its ‘most searing image’

9/11 occurred more than a decade ago, and memories of the attacks continue to bring up feelings of pain and distress for anybody who remembers the day’s horrifying events. For those who lived in New York City in 2001, the … Continued

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Rudy Giuliani reacts to 9/11 Memorial Museum, describes its ‘most searing image’

9/11 occurred more than a decade ago, and memories of the attacks continue to bring up feelings of pain and distress for anybody who remembers the day’s horrifying events. For those who lived in New York City in 2001, the … Continued

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‘We’ve got to give them rumble from the people,’ says Ralph Nader

Politician and author Ralph Nader is not shocked by recent headlines about unemployment and a shrinking American middle class. In fact, Nader recently visited The Michael Smerconish Program to discuss his new book Unstoppable, when he provided a few choice words about … Continued

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‘We’ve got to give them rumble from the people,’ says Ralph Nader

Politician and author Ralph Nader is not shocked by recent headlines about unemployment and a shrinking American middle class. In fact, Nader recently visited The Michael Smerconish Program to discuss his new book Unstoppable, when he provided a few choice words about … Continued

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StandUP with Pete Dominick looks back at Boston Marathon bombings one year later

On April 15, 2013, athletes, running enthusiasts, and their friends and families eagerly approached Boylston Street to celebrate those who would cross the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. But an event that should have ended in photo finishes … Continued

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StandUP with Pete Dominick looks back at Boston Marathon bombings one year later

On April 15, 2013, athletes, running enthusiasts, and their friends and families eagerly approached Boylston Street to celebrate those who would cross the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. But an event that should have ended in photo finishes … 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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Progressive leaders react to SCOTUS ruling on McCutcheon vs. FEC

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

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Progressive leaders react to SCOTUS ruling on McCutcheon vs. FEC

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

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Shake Shack CEO: You have to pay a competitive wage to get best people, low turnover

Randy Garutti, the CEO of Shake Shack, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress to explain how he’s breaking the stereotype of the typical fast food job: by creating a higher paying one. Garutti explained why you have to … Continued

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Shake Shack CEO: You have to pay a competitive wage to get best people, low turnover

Randy Garutti, the CEO of Shake Shack, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress to explain how he’s breaking the stereotype of the typical fast food job: by creating a higher paying one. Garutti explained why you have to … Continued

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The Case for affordable health care: “You often are on your own”

Though it may feel that way when we receive a chunk of change from our tax deductibles this time of year, there is no such thing as free money. If that were true, I would have my own personal ice … Continued

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The Case for affordable health care: “You often are on your own”

Though it may feel that way when we receive a chunk of change from our tax deductibles this time of year, there is no such thing as free money. If that were true, I would have my own personal ice … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mike Church isn’t a fan of The First Lady’s nutrition plan

First Lady Michelle Obama has been in the media recently for pushing her new US nutrition label plan–and SiriusXM’s Patriot Mike Church isn’t happy about it. Church expressed his disdain for not only the First Lady’s new nutrition label proposal … Continued

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Mike Church isn’t a fan of The First Lady’s nutrition plan

First Lady Michelle Obama has been in the media recently for pushing her new US nutrition label plan–and SiriusXM’s Patriot Mike Church isn’t happy about it. Church expressed his disdain for not only the First Lady’s new nutrition label proposal … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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SiriusXM hosts weigh in on Michael Dunn and the ‘Loud Music Trial’

Yet another conversation of racism and gun violence takes the nation by storm only a few months after George Zimmmerman’s acquittal, when the verdict came in this weekend for the “Loud Music Trial.” Last week, Michael Dunn’s jury was hung on … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts weigh in on Michael Dunn and the ‘Loud Music Trial’

Yet another conversation of racism and gun violence takes the nation by storm only a few months after George Zimmmerman’s acquittal, when the verdict came in this weekend for the “Loud Music Trial.” Last week, Michael Dunn’s jury was hung on … Continued

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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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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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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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Sochi talk curdles yet again: Chobani Yogurt denied access to Olympic games

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to begin tomorrow, host city Sochi, Russia is not only the town, but the talk of it too. The latest development is Chobani Yogurt’s denial of access to Sochi. The company is currently … Continued

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Sochi talk curdles yet again: Chobani Yogurt denied access to Olympic games

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to begin tomorrow, host city Sochi, Russia is not only the town, but the talk of it too. The latest development is Chobani Yogurt’s denial of access to Sochi. The company is currently … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

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

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Olympian Greg Louganis talks LGBT issues and the Sochi Olympics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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