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Show Notes for Wednesday, June 17, 2015


ObeidallahDean Obeidallah of SiriusXM Insight 121 and “The Daily Beast” calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about the GOP clown car

• Comedian and actor Carlos Alazraqui (“Inside Out”) joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for “Coffee With Carlos”

• Billionaire businessman and reality television star Donald Trump officially announced his 2016 presidential candidacy on Tuesday with a promise to do for America what he’s always done for himself: nurture the brand. Trump suggested that no other candidate besides him can rescue the country.

• During a visit to South Carolina today, Hillary Clinton will introduce a plan to reduce youth unemployment. The Democratic frontrunner is encouraging businesses to hire apprentices by offering them a tax credit of $1500 per apprentice hired, according to a Clinton campaign aide.

• Rachel Dolezal — fresh off of stepping down as head of the Spokane NAACP chapter over criticism that she’s portrayed herself as black, even though she was born white — stood by that self-assessment Tuesday, insisting, “I identify as black.”

• The Golden State Warriors won their first NBA title since 1975, downing the Cavaliers 105-97 last night in Cleveland. The Warriors won the NBA Finals four games to two, winning the last three contests.