Chris discusses the aftermath of sequestration and the consequences for President Obama, Mitt Romney’s interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday, and Louis Farrakhan’s birth control conspiracy claims. He also talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on this week’s Monday Morning Matchup.
Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.
Chris discusses the further dilution of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, how to interpret recent presidential polling in the state, and New York City high schools giving free contraception to students. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and James Lee, the President of Susquehanna Polling.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
Chris discusses the President’s comments directed at the Supreme Court about judicial activism, a joy ride down the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and businesses pulling gift cards from New Jersey. He also talks to Dan Gross and Larry Platt about the sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
The controversy over contraception being included in health insurance brings an interesting question to the forefront: How much does birth control really cost?
Chris talks to Governor Tom Corbett to get updates on selling the LCB, how to curtail rising college costs, and welfare spending. He discusses the death of Whitney Houston with Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell and also Mitt Romney’s performance at CPAC with Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe.
Chris talks to New Jersey State Senator Jim Whelan about electronic gambling in Atlantic CIty, Steve Cordasco about a bank settlement on mortgage abuses, Beasley Reece about Phillies Spring Training and Comedian Bob Marley.
Chris agrees with Governor Chris Christies response to NJEA Executvie Director Vincent Giordano’s defense of they union’s stance against charter schools. He examines the potential cover-up at the Daily News and Inquirer over stories about potential buyers for the papers. He also talks to Jeremy Witkins, who developed a phone app allowing parents to monitor pictures and texts on their kids phones.
Chris talks to Joe Rooney, a Republican attempting to run against Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District, Dave Buck, the Phillies Senior VP of Marketing and Advertising, to get ready for the start of Spring Training and Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe about his bill to allow citizens to challenge the city of Philadelphia’s gun control laws.