Arlen Specter

Stigall Show Log 3.23.12

Chris talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Attorney Gregory Gianforcaro about the latest details from the Jerry Sandusky trial, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece on Peyton Manning and the New Orleans Saints suspensions and he also analyzes what could be the beginning of the end of Rick Santorum’s Presidential campaign.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/23/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.13.12

Chris previews tonight’s Republican Primaries in Mississippi and Alabama and what a victory would mean to Mitt Romney. He talks to Scott Rudich of Round Guy Breweries about dealing with the Liquor Control Board in Pennsylvania and to Julie Chen and Aisha Tyler of CBS Television’s The Talk.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/13/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.11.12

Chris reviews the results of yesterday’s New Hampshire Primary, talks to New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak about the legalization of sports gambling, Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, Tom McGrath, about the latest issue on where to eat in the city, and author Miho Kahn on her book, If You Give a Girl a Push-Up Bra.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/11/2012

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Analysis: Can Santorum Beat Romney?

New Hampshire’s Republican presidential primary is a couple days away. And all eyes are on the latest conservative favorite, former senator Rick Santorum.


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Specter Does Stand Up At Helium Comedy Club

Former Senator Arlen Specter is adding a new job to his resume: comedian. Specter performed at Helium Comedy Club in Center City on Tuesday night.


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First Day Of Teaching Law For Arlen Specter At University of Pennsylvania

Arlen Specter was the longest-serving Senator in Pennsylvania History and now, after a successful career he is teaching a class at University of Pennsylvania Law School.


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Washington Watch: Who’s To Blame For The Gridlock? The Non-Voters!

The loss of the U.S. AAA bond rating should be more than a wake-up call – it’s an alarm. With a dow falling 634 points as a result of Standard & Poor’s downgrade, there is no doubt about the serious impact on our economy. Combined with what is happening in Europe, responsive action is imperative.


Washington Watch: Profiles In Cowardice

Senator McConnell’s proposal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling reaches a new low in Congressional profiles in cowardice.


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Washington Watch: Is Michelle Bachman Ready For Prime Time?

Congresswomen Michele Bachman’s candidacy for the Republican nomination was given a boost by her performance at the recent New Hampshire Debate.


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Washington Watch: Raising The Federal Debt Limit

A key issue in Washington this week is the political conflict on raising the federal debt ceiling. If Congress does not act by August 2nd, the federal government will not be able to borrow additional funds resulting in a default on its’ obligations.


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About The Author: Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter served 30 years in the United States Senate gaining recognition for his leadership in increasing NIH funding, questioning 14 Supreme Court nominees and being picked by TIME Magazine in 2007 as one of the Ten Best Senators.


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Washington Watch: The War Powers Resolution

A key issue in Washington this week is the conflict between Congress and the President over the application of the War Powers Resolution to US military action in Libya. The Constitution gives Congress the exclusive authority to declare war.


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Analysis: Looking Back At The Life Of Bill Batoff

One of this area’s most prolific political fund raisers has died.


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Specter Discusses Career, Offers The President Advice

Senator Arlen Specter, just days out of office after a 30-year career in the Senate, has some direct advice for the White House. The iconic Senator thinks the President should be a better listener.


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Groundbreaking For Navy Yard Project Draws Warning

The project is partially funded with federal stimulus money, but officials are warning that funding is in jeopardy.