Karl Frisch, Executive Director of Allied Progress, calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about fights for power within the GOP

• Michael D’Antonio, author of “Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success” calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about his book

• Health care reform expert Jacki Schechner calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT for “Jacki’s Healthcare Corner”

• Gary Snyder of our affiliate Indiana Talks calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to talk about the latest GOP sex scandal in Indiana

• The House of Representatives passed a short-term measure to fund the government Wednesday afternoon, and President Obama signed it, averting the immediate threat of a government shutdown – for now. The bill only funds the government through Dec. 11.

• Hackers linked to Russia tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account while she was secretary of state, emails released Wednesday show. The emails were disguised as speeding tickets from New York.

• Defense Secretary Ash Carter said yesterday that Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have targeted areas that do not include fighters with ISIS, a development which Secretary of State John Kerry said would cause “grave concern” for the U.S.