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Which Philadelphia talk show host can judge the Miss Kensington Pageant one day, and talk with Mayor Michael Nutter about a “New Day” in Philadelphia? Philadelphia marvel Dom Giordano. Dom offers an intelligent “guy next door” sensibility that’s as comfortable as your favorite chair. Born and raised in South Philly, Dom’s local flavor makes him one of the region’s best-connected media personalities. Dom Giordano’s mix of compelling topics, great local callers and provocative guests produces fascinating talk radio. Dom began his unique path to broadcasting as a high school teacher in the Delaware Valley, where he received widespread media coverage for his innovative teaching and motivational techniques with his students.

Giordano was hired at WWDB Radio in 1987, becoming the country’s first teacher-turned-talk show host. “Talkers Magazine” named Dom one of the Top 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America for five years. Dom is a frequent guest commentator on the Fox News Channel, CNN’s “Talkback Live”, Court TV, “It’s Your Call” on Comcast’s CN8, NBC-10 News, and WHYY-TV 12 News Programs. Dom is a frequent fill in host for the Lou Dobbs Radio Show and formerly for the Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly. Dom also writes frequent columns for newspapers throughout the region, including “The Philadelphia Inquirer”, “The Bucks County Courier Times”, “The Main Line Times”, and “The Northeast Times”. Dom lives in Germantown with his wife Rosemary, and their two sons, Luke and DJ.

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JANUARY 30: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the American Action Forum January 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the week Walker announced the formation of 'Our American Revival', a new committee designed to explore the option of a presidential bid in 2016. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

La Salle Professor On Scott Walker: ‘No Degree Does Not Make Him Unaccomplished Or Unable To Lead’

WPHT midday host, Dom Giordano spoke with Ed Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at La Salle University about the Wisconsin governor’s lack of a degree.

02/16/2015

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by Brad Segall)

Montgomery Co. DA: We Were Completely Ignored By Gov. Wolf On The Death Penalty

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the lack of communication that occurred before Governor Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania.

02/16/2015

Dom Show Log 2.16.15

Dom discussed Governor Walker’s statistics on the results of him challenging the teacher’s Unions in Wisconsin, Nancy Pelosi on Dr. Gosnell, Sarah Palin and Al Sharpton on the SNL Red Carpet, supporting the death penalty and being religious, Penndot wanting funding to build a high speed rail from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. At 9:35 Rutger’s student Giancarol Tello. At 10, District Attorney Risa Ferman. Inside the Mind of Dom at 10:47

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/16/2015

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Giordano: The President’s Day

With Presidents’ Day upon us, it’s always fun to rank the presidents.

02/15/2015

Dom Show Log 2.13.15

Dom discussed his opposition to Philadelphia hosting the 2016 DNC, Chris Cuomo saying our rights do not come from God, Howard Dean criticizing Governor Scott Walker, Al Sharpton celebrating Dawrin Day, Riley Cooper as Mr. February for the Eagles calender, Joe Biden reuniting with an old buddy, advice for Republicans on evolution, skeptics on Governor Walker running for President without a college degree, Governor Tom Wolf putting a hold on the death penalty in Pennsylvania. At 10:35 Councilman Bill Greenlee joined Dom discussing his win in passing paid sick days in Philadelphia. At 10:47, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11:05, La Salle Professor Ed Turzanski joined Dom discussing the President reaching youths and Scott Walker’s lack of a college degree. Game of the week

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/13/2015

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Pa. Speaker Turzai Expects $35M Philadelphia Charter School Donation To Be Accepted

The Speaker of the House of Pennsylvania, Mike Turzai(R-Allegheny) talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the proposed $35 million donation by Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) to assist in increasing the number of charter schools in Philadelphia.

02/12/2015

US-CRIME-SHOOTING

Head Of Muslim Group: ‘If North Carolina Killer Describes Himself As An Atheist, Are We To Demand All Atheists Apologize For Him Like Muslims Have Had To Do?’

Three American-Muslim students were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Tuesday evening. The killings inspired uproar over night with the Twitter campaign of #MuslimLivesMatter by those that felt that they were killed because of their religion.

02/12/2015

Dom Show Log 2.12.15

Dom discussed Governor Scott Walker in London, Rev. Jesse Jackson holding a reaffirmation on Valentine’s Day for Jackie Robinson West, Philadelphia winning the Democratic National Convention in 2016, an increase of people renouncing American citizenship for tax purposes, a $1 trillion dollar tax revenue At 10, Jacob Bender of CAIR, Inside the Mind at 10:47, at 11 PA House Speaker Mike Turzai.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/12/2015

Dom Show Log 2.11.15

Dom discusses Jon Stewart’s resignation announcement from The Daily Show, NBC suspending Nightly News Anchor, Brian Williams for 6 months, no pay, Pennsylvania wanting the return of the Joe Paterno statue, American-Muslim students killed at University of North Carolina Campus. the ideology of each of the 50 states, the Chicago Little League World Series being stripped of title for cheating. At 11, Joe Eastman joined Dom to announce a major announcement for Philadelphia. The trial for the accused murderer of Chris Kyle.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/11/2015

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Catholic League President: ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Is ‘A Perversion Of An Expression Of Love’

Bill Donahue, President of the Catholic League, told WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that he feels that the men and women that are following the movie and book’s lead are “playing with fire” with some “very dangerous” practices that many women have been trying to eradicate for decades.

02/10/2015

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Dom Giordano: Leave The Whips At Home

When I see a headline that says “Movie Theaters Tell Patrons to Leave Whips at Home,” I know that I have to talk about it. This directive was given to those going to see “Fifty Shades of Grey.” I think that will be a very interesting crowd.

02/10/2015

Meet The Press

Sharyl Attkisson: ‘Didn’t The People Around Hillary Clinton And Brian Williams Say “Why Are You Changing The Story?”‘

Attkisson told WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that she questions the kind of people that surround Williams and Clinton.

02/09/2015

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senator Pat Toomey: ‘Not Trying to Prevent Iran From Having a Nuclear Weapon’

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) met with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano for their monthly meeting and told him that President Obama’s administration is no longer trying to prevent Iran from having a nuclear weapon.

02/04/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) and his wife Mary Pat Christie are greeted by Britain's Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne in Downing Street on February 3, 2015 in London, England. (Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)

NJ Assemblyman Concerned About Christie’s Comments Regarding Vaccinations

New Jersey Assemblyman Dr. Herb Conaway (D) told WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that he was “concerned that the chief public health officer for the state of New Jersey seems equivocated on an important issue such as vaccinations.”

02/03/2015

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Reince Priebus: ‘Republicans Have Got A Lot Of Work To Do And It Starts With Primary Reform’

Reince Priebus talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the changes in the Republican primary process that he wants to implement in order to get a different outcome than the 2012 presidential election.

01/30/2015

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