Friday, December 9, 2016

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, joins us IN STUDIO for HR 1 (9:00am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Donald Trump will remain as an executive producer on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” even while serving as president of the United States. He also backed his decision to hire cabinet members who “have made a fortune.”

 

Hillary Clinton on Thursday decried the spread of fake news online, calling it an “epidemic” that Congress should take action against.

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday called President-elect Donald Trump a “pathological liar” who “changes his mind every single day.” The lawmaker then said that he hopes to see a new political movement of millions of Americans who “actually are following reality.”

Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Dana Goldberg, Comedian, IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday, urging the President-elect to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program until a modernized immigration system can be decided by Congress.

 

Trump continues to reject the US intelligence community’s conclusion that Moscow is to blame, telling Time Magazine that he does not believe the intelligence community’s assessment that Russia was behind the hacks.

 

Chuck Jones, president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, has been critical of Trump’s claim to have saved 1,100 jobs at the Indianapolis plant since Tuesday. On Wednesday night, the president-elect appeared to blame union leaders like Jones for companies leaving the U.S.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Comedian Chris Bonno joins us In Studio in HR3 (11:00am EST/ 8:00am PST)

 

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Professor Daniel Brezenoff will join us in HR 3 (11:30am EST / 8:30am PST) to discuss his record-breaking Change.org petition

 

TOP STORIES

 

President-elect Donald Trump is claiming credit for a $50 billion investment in the United States by a Japanese tech conglomerate — a deal he says wouldn’t have happened without him.

 

Last night, Trump formally introduced his pick to head the Secretary of Defense, General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, as he brought his “thank you” tour to Fayetteville, North Carolina.

 

Meanwhile, Boeing called out Trump after he tweeted to Boeing claiming he wanted to “cancel his order” for Air Force One because the plane would cost $4 billion – without citing any references as to how he got those figures. Boeing corrected Trump stating the cost would be aroun $170 million.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (12:30am EST / 9:30am PST)

 

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Legendary singer Dionne Warwick joins at in Hr 2 to discuss the Not Alone Foundation (10:05am ET / 7:05am PT)

 

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

In what may be the most unlikely meeting of the presidential transition process so far, former vice-president, former Democratic presidential nominee, former senator and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday.

 

Stephen Moore, an economic adviser to Donald Trump, defended the President-elect’s recent call with the president of Taiwan, saying in a local radio interview that he didn’t care if it upset China.

 

Vice President Joe Biden told a small group of reporters Monday that he may run for president in 2020. The vice president said, however, he wasn’t making a commitment to run when reporters asked if he was kidding.

 

ARTICLES MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

 

  • Bush Set to Fight an Electorial College Loss (NYDN, 11/1/00): http://nydn.us/2g7f8rq

Monday, December 5, 2016

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

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Tina Dupuy, freelance journalist – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:35am EST / 7:35am PST). Discussing her latest article: https://bitly.com/

 

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Monique Marvez, Comedian & host of “The Monique Marvez Show” on KFI AM 640 IN STUDIO, in Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

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Investigative journalist Greg Palast calls in in HR 3 (11:35am ET / 8:35am PT)

 

TOP STORIES

The Obama administration said Sunday that it would deny a permit needed to complete the last leg of an oil pipeline across the Midwest, prompting cheers from opponents who have camped in the cold here.

 

China’s foreign ministry said it has lodged a complaint with the United States over a controversial phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan’s President that has overturned decades of diplomatic protocol.

 

Donald Trump tweeted that Saturday Night Live is “unwatchable” and and “totally biased” after a cold open sketch mocking his tweets.

Friday, December 2, 2016

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, LIVE IN STUDIO – HR 1

 

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

 

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 2 (10:50am EST / 7:50am PST)

 

 
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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary Clinton after polls long predicted a Clinton victory.

 

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday warned that U.S. companies will face “consequences” for outsourcing jobs overseas, as he touted his early success in persuading an air conditioner maker to keep around 1,000 jobs in the United States rather than move them to Mexico.

 

Top Senate Democrats announced Thursday a plan to require President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees to release tax returns to the Senate committees responsible for confirming them before hearings take place.

 

 

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

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Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

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Lucas Grindley, editorial director of the Advocate, joins us via phone in Hr 2 (7am EST / 9am PST)

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Andy Cohen, producer, talk show host, and author of the book ‘Superficial’ joins us via phone at 10:30am EST / 7:30am PST

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Dana Goldberg, Comedian, IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

 

Republicans in Congress hope to convince Donald Trump to support an untested strategy of using the tax code to promote exports while slashing corporate taxes. They are framing it as a way to fulfill his campaign promises to restore blue-collar jobs.

A coalition of anti-Trump Electoral College members, which has dubbed itself the Hamilton Electors, has opened a nonprofit political committee that enables it to raise funds in support of a three-week mad dash to halt Donald Trump’s election.

It’s been more than three weeks since the November 8 general election, but ballots are still being counted — and Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead over President-elect Donald Trump now exceeds 2.3 million votes.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2016

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Michael Tomasky, Journalist & writer for Daily Beast, Democracy journal, others – via phone Hr 2 – 10:06 EST / 7:06 PST

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

After a two-hour dinner with President-elect Donald Trump, Mitt Romney said he had “increasing hope” that Trump could lead America to a “better future.” They were joined by RNC Chair Reince Priebus last night at the Trump International Hotel in New York.


Steven Mnuchin, a financier with deep roots on Wall Street and in Hollywood but no government experience, is expected to be named Donald J. Trump’s Treasury secretary.


Democrats are calling congressional probes regarding Trump’s conflicts of interest. But there’s one Republican who seems unconcerned: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). Chaffetz has been aggressive in the email investigation against Hillary Clinton.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio all morning! (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Representative Tom Price, an ardent critic of Obamacare, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to an official briefed on the decision.

 

Meanwhile, the rumored in-fighting in Trump’s camp continues. Trump is allegedly “irritated” with top aide Kellyanne Conway’s public campaign against Mitt Romney’s potential nomination as Secretary of State, according to a source close to the campaign.

 

Election officials, leading Democrats — and even a prominent Republican — blasted Trump after he spread allegations of voter fraud and targeted a trio of states with his false claim.

Monday, November 28, 2016

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (10:30am EST / 7:30am PST)

 

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Monique Marvez, Comedian & host of “The Monique Marvez Show” on KFI AM 640 IN STUDIO, in Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

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Dr. Jill Stein joins us on the phone at 11:30am EST / 8:30am PST

 

TOP STORIES

President-elect Donald Trump on criticized Hillary Clinton’s participation in an election recount. In typical Trump fashion, he posted a series of tweets early Sunday morning that painted Clinton as a hypocrite because she’d previously criticized Trump’s stunning admission that he may not accept the results of the election.

 

Meanwhile, former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN appointing Mitt Romney as secretary of state would be viewed by many supporters of President-elect Donald Trump as a major betrayal, causing a stir.

 

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the West in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died on Friday at the age of 90.


ARTICLES MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

#1. ‘No, Trump’ We Can’t Just Get Along’: http://nyti.ms/2ghIQKV

 

#2. ‘The Constitution lets the electoral college choose the winner. They should choose Clinton’: http://wapo.st/2gyPHDg

Have a great Thanksgiving!

We’re off Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Relive our trip to the DNC during those days (happier times).

We’ll be back Monday, November 28th!

 

Some great links mentioned on the show this week:

#1. I’m not in the mood for ‘unity.’ At the end of the day, Trump’s still a bigot’: http://hrld.us/2fWhHx0

 

#2. ‘NSA Chief says Russia hacked the 2016 Election’: http://bit.ly/2f1BCcF

 

#3. ‘Still Time for an Election Audit’: http://usat.ly/2fnTHTg

 

#4. Huffington Post – ‘ Hillary Clinton Has Grounds To Challenge Election Results, Activists Say’: http://huff.to/2gzLUWV (Article includes a petition demanding a recount and a forensic audit)

 

#5. CNN – ‘Computer scientists to Clinton campaign, challenge election results’: http://cnn.it/2fnruLA

 

Also, here’s where you can sign the Change.org petition asking the electoral college to make Hillary Clinton President on December 19: http://bit.ly/2g111IN

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

President-elect Donald Trump said he wants nothing to do with the Alt-Right. He told the New York Times: “I don’t want to energize the group, and I disavow the group.”

 

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according to a source with knowledge of the request. The scientists believe they have found evidence that vote totals in the three states could have been manipulated or hacked.

 

President Obama gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 21 artists, sports figures, scientists and philanthropists on Tuesday in a bravura performance that had the East Wing, stuffed to capacity, laughing and whooping with appreciation.

 

LINKS MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

#1. I’m not in the mood for ‘unity.’ At the end of the day, Trump’s still a bigot’: http://hrld.us/2fWhHx0

 

#2. ‘NSA Chief says Russia hacked the 2016 Election’: http://bit.ly/2f1BCcF

 

#3. ‘Still Time for an Election Audit’: http://usat.ly/2fnTHTg

 

From CNN and Huff Post: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is being urged by top computer scientists to challenge the election results. They believe they have found strong evidence that vote totals in the three states could have been manipulated.

 

Huffington Post – ‘ Hillary Clinton Has Grounds To Challenge Election Results, Activists Say’: http://huff.to/2gzLUWV (Article includes a petition demanding a recount and a forensic audit)

 

CNN – ‘Computer scientists to Clinton campaign, challenge election results’: http://cnn.it/2fnruLA

 

Also, here’s where you can sign the Change.org petition asking the electoral college to make Hillary Clinton President on December 19: http://bit.ly/2g111IN

 

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016


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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (10:30am EST /7:30am PST)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio all morning! (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

Executives and anchors from the country’s five biggest television networks met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Monday. The meeting was organized by Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who is now a senior adviser to Trump.

 

Later, Trump unveiled plans Monday for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration, trade deals and defense policy, using a video published online to briefly outline his proposals.

 

A new viral video has spread of Richard Spencer, who has popularized the term “alt-right”, Nazi-style saluting over 200 attendees this weekend in Washington D.C. Spencer has said his dream is “a new society, an ethno-state that would be a gathering point for all Europeans,” and has called for “peaceful ethnic cleansing.”

 

LINKS MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

#1. I’m not in the mood for ‘unity.’ At the end of the day, Trump’s still a bigot’: http://hrld.us/2fWhHx0

 

#2. ‘NSA Chief says Russia hacked the 2016 Election’: http://bit.ly/2f1BCcF

 

#3. ‘Still Time for an Election Audit’: http://usat.ly/2fnTHTg

 

Also, here’s where you can sign the Change.org petition asking the electoral college to make Hillary Clinton President on December 19: http://bit.ly/2g111IN

Monday, November 21, 2016

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

 

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Monique Marvez, Comedian & host of “The Monique Marvez Show” on KFI AM 640 IN STUDIO, in Hr 3 (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES

Reince Priebus says he’s confident President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, will be confirmed despite opposition to his nomination from civil rights and immigrant advocacy groups.

 

Incoming Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says that Trump’s victory is “not a mandate,” vowing to oppose the policy agenda of the Republican-controlled White House and Congress where he and his fellow Democrats disagree.

 

Vice President-elect Mike Pence says he wasn’t offended when he was challenged by the cast of the Broadway hit ”Hamilton” and booed by the crowd on Friday night. This goes against statements made by Trump on Twittter, who is demanding the cast offer Pence an apology.

 

LINKS MENTIONED ON TODAY’S SHOW

#1. I’m not in the mood for ‘unity.’ At the end of the day, Trump’s still a bigot’: http://hrld.us/2fWhHx0

#2. ‘NSA Chief says Russia hacked the 2016 Election’: http://bit.ly/2f1BCcF

#3. ‘Still Time for an Election Audit’: http://usat.ly/2fnTHTg

 

Also, here’s where you can sign the Change.org petition asking the electoral college to make Hillary Clinton President on December 19: http://bit.ly/2g111IN

Friday, November 18, 2016

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Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang, Comedian & Host of ‘Tell Me Everything’ on SiriusXM Insight, Ch 121 calls us in Hr 1 (9:45am EST / 6:45am PST)

 
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Suzanne Whang, Stand-up comic, speaker, author, activist, actor, coach – IN STUDIO, Hr 2 (10:00am EST/7:00am PST)

 
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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 
TOP STORIES

In Berlin, President Barack Obama warned President-elect Donald Trump that his divisive campaign style won’t wear well in the Oval Office.

 

Next week, Trump will be embarking on a “victory tour” to the states he carried, a campaign aide told reporters Thursday. Trump carried 30 states. Campaign aides had previously indicated that Trump, who fed off the energy of large crowds during the campaign, was hoping to continue holding similar rallies during the transition and possibly beyond.

 

2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney will meet with the President-elect this weekend with Trump to discuss “governing moving forward” and potentially a role for Romney in Trump’s Cabinet.

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

 

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, LIVE IN STUDIO – HR 1

 

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Dana Goldberg, Comedian, IN STUDIO for Hr 3

 

TOP STORIES

Hillary Clinton urged supporters “not to give up” at a charity gala in Washington D.C. Wednesday night. The appearance, which aides say was planned long before last week’s stunning loss, marked Clinton’s first public remarks since conceding the election to President-elect Donald Trump.

 

Donald Trump may seek improved relations with Russia, but top Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham wants Vladimir Putin held responsible if the Russian government was involved in cyberhacks to disrupt the presidential elections. Graham is proposing that Congress hold a series of hearings on “Russia’s misadventures throughout the world” – including whether they were involved in “hacking into the DNC.”

 

Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner is at the center of the “infighting” inside President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, according to sources close to the camp.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


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Dean Obeidallah of The Dean Obeidallah Show weekdays on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

 

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Bob Cesca of Bob & Chez podcast & The Daily Banter (among others); Call in Hr 2 (10:00am EST / 7:00am PST)

 

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Carlos Alazraqui of Fox’s ‘Bordertown’ & ‘The Sexy Liberal Show’ IN STUDIO for Hr 3 (11:00am EST / 8:00am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

Republicans insist that President-elect Donald Trump will “pivot” and moderate his proposals and rhetoric when he takes office. Trump has also taken the unprecedented step of requesting his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, receive top-secret clearance to join him for his Presidential Daily Briefings.

 

Sen. Elizabeth Warren told an audience of business executives Tuesday that Donald Trump’s administration was shaping up to be exactly what the president-elect said on the campaign trail it would not be.

 

Former President George W. Bush warned against allowing anger to shape policy, especially in instances where it could shut the United States off economically from the rest of the world.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com Calls in for Hr 2 (@7:30)

 

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Jody Hamilton of the ‘From The Bunker’ podcast & more LIVE in studio for Hr 3! (11am EST / 8am PST)

 

TOP STORIES:

President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape. The alt-right — a loosely defined right-wing movement steeped in part in white nationalism, misogyny and anti-Semitism — has never been this close to power.

 

President Barack Obama encouraged Americans to give President-elect Donald Trump some time to get adjusted to the responsibilities of the presidency.

 

During a panel discussion on ABC’s This Week, political commentators Van Jones and Mary Matalin went at it over Jones’ much-played post-election “whitelash” comments about the election of Trump.

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Lee Papa aka Rude Pundit – BY PHONE, in Hr 1 (9:30am EST / 6:30am PST)

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Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters – BY PHONE, in Hr 2 (10:06am EST / 7:06am PST)

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Ron Placone, comedian and Indie Bohemian, joins us IN STUDIO for Hr 3. (11am EST / 8am PST)

TOP STORIES:

In a sit down interview for 60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl, President-Elect Donald Trump urged Americans not to be afraid of his presidency as thousands of Americans continue to demonstrate against him and his victory. He also address his stance on same-sex marriage, SCOTUS, immigration and his divisive rhetoric.

Meanwhile, Trump made a crucial appointment by selecting RNC Chair Reince Priebus as Chief of Staff and former Breitbart President and White Nationalist Steve Bannon as Senior Counselor.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid released a unfiltered and poignant statement about the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president.

Friday, November 11th, 2016

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Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian, LIVE IN STUDIO – HR 1

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John Melendez, Comedian, Writer, Producer – LIVE, IN STUDIO – HR 2 (10am EST / 7am PST)

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Sexy Liberals Frangela, join us LIVE, IN STUDIO in Hr 3 for Fridays With Frangela! (11am EST / 8am PST)

TOP STORIES:

President Obama and President-elect Trump met at The White House Thursday. Trump spent the day of meetings with the Washington leaders he spent months feuding with. Meanwhile First Lady Michelle Obama gave the customary White House tour to future First Lady Melania Trump.

After, Trump blasted the media late Thursday in his most aggressive tweet yet since he was elected president, alleging that the people protesting his victory were “incited by the media.”

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that Rep. Keith Ellison “would make a terrific” Democratic National Committee chairman, but she’s not yet ready to say the same of former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean who also formally announced his intention to run as DNC Chair (again).

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

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Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, via phone in Hr 1 (9am EST / 6am PST)

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Travis Bone, former Associate Producer of the Stephanie Miller Show, returns for Hr 3. (10am EST / 7am PST)

TOP STORIES:

Vigils and protests flared up across the country Wednesday evening as opponents of President-elect Donald Trump expressed dismay with the election results, underscoring the difficult task he faces in uniting a fractured country.

Despite Hillary Clinton and President Obama urging their backers to accept Trump’s victory and support his transition into power, thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets decrying his crude comments about women and attacks on immigrants.

Today President Obama and Trump will meet at the White House, where White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Trump will start receiving Presidential Daily Brief (PDB), along with other intelligence material.