Show Notes for Friday, April 18, 2014

• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT for another edition of “Fridays With Fugelsang”

michaelmcdonald• Actor and comedian Michael McDonald joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to tell us where he can be seen this weekend

• About 8 million Americans signed up for private insurance on the new Obamacare marketplaces, President Obama announced Thursday. “This thing is working,” Mr. Obama said from the White House briefing room, scolding the Republican Party for keeping up its call to repeal the law.

• President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to deescalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United States and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn’t make good on its commitments.

• An underwater drone dipped into the ocean Friday for its fifth trip to search for traces of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of those aboard maintained their demand for answers. Authorities said the vessel has scanned a total of 42.5 square miles without making any “contacts of interest.”

• Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child. The only daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton made the announcement while sharing the stage with her mother at a women’s event in New York.

Show Notes for Thursday, April 17, 2014

• Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about ObamaCare and his appendicitis • Health care reform expert Jacki Schechner joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for “Jacki’s Healthcare Corner” • Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims thatContinue Reading

Show Notes for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

• Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about racism in the Republican Party • Sexy Liberal Carlos Alazraqui joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for “Coffee With Carlos” • A man was charged Tuesday with possession of aContinue Reading

Show Notes for Monday, April 14, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Boehner’s Benghazi blues in the rudest way possible • Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the futile efforts of the Koch Brothers • The man accused of killingContinue Reading

Show Notes for Friday, April 11, 2014

• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT for another edition of Fridays With Fugelsang • President Barack Obama’s embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage inflicted by the rocky rollout of Obama’s signature healthContinue Reading

Show Notes for Thursday, April 10, 2014

• Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about outlandish Far Right arguments against marriage equality • Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about how ObamaCare is working in Kentucky • Health care expert Jacki Schechner joins us inContinue Reading

Show Notes for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to cast aspersions on Rep. Louie Gohmert’s asparagus • Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about running ON ObamaCare, rather than running FROM it • Sexy Liberal Carlos Alazraqui joins us in the Los AngelesContinue Reading

Show Notes for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about SCOTUS removing Watergate-era campaign finance protections • Bob Cesca of The Daily Banter calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about swirling misinformation about ObamaCare • Search crews hunting for the missing Malaysia AirlinesContinue Reading

Show Notes for Monday, April 7, 2014

• Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow for Media Matters for America, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about media coverage of the ObamaCare comeback • Actor and comedian Michael McDonald joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT to tell us what he’s up to lately •Continue Reading

Show Notes for Friday, April 4, 2014

• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT for another edition of Fridays With Fugelsang • Actress and singer Lynda Carter calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to tell us about her upcoming cabaret dates in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York • Sam Simon, one ofContinue Reading