Just hours before the midnight deadline, a deal is struck.
Chris remains skeptical about global warming as today’s drop to the lowest in two years and he is surprised at the commotion surrounding whether or not Beyonce lip synched the National Anthem at the Presidential Inauguration. He also talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about the debt ceiling, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe about making Pennsylvania a right-to-work state, and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris reviews the press conference held by President Obama on the debt ceiling and gun control and discusses it with John Hayward from Human Events. He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and discusses some polls conducted among Pennsylvanians by Harper Polling with Brock McLeary.
Chris awaits tommorrow’s report on gun violence from Vice-President Joe Biden, he reviews the weekends NFL playoff matchups and the Golden Globe awards, and he explains the evolution from the Obamacare mandate to a mandate “plus.” He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna about the fight to raise the debt ceiling.
Chris analyzes the Obama Administration’s next move to implement gun control, the President’s next set of cabinet nominations, and he details New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s media rounds following his State of the State address. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey about the debt ceiling debate and Governor Corbett about his decision to sue the NCAA over sanctions imposed against Penn State.
Chris details the cabinet nominations revealed yesterday by President Obama and the excitement that surrounded Alabama Quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend during last night’s national championship game. He also discusses New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s latest politization of Hurricane Sandy, Senator Pat Toomey’s intentions for raising the debt ceiling, and a brawl at the Cherry Hill Mall.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Chris reviews the recall elections in Wisconsin, talks to CBS 3′s Ben Simoneau about flash mobs and to Larry Kane about privatization of the states liquor stores.
Governor Corbett says the likely loss of federal dollars as a result of the debt ceiling deal in Washington is a good example of why he didn’t want to spend the surplus from last year’s budget.
It was a rough week for the economy. Markets were rattled even though job numbers improved. It takes a look at what happened through the views of some real insiders.
Chris discusses liberals in the media turning away from President Obama. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece about Mike Patterson and Hunter Pence and former Chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Jonathan Newman, about privatizing the state stores.
Chris says the created crisis around the debt ceiling was never the end of the world. He also talks to Seth Everett about the Phillies series in Colorado and the Hunter Pence trade.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows the battle over the nation’s debt in Washington has left everyone in the process on the “outs” with Pennsylvania voters.
Chris gives an overview of the positive and negative reactions to the debt ceiling compromise. He talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Senator Pat Toomey about which side they are on and to Margaret Hoover about her new book American Individualism.
Chris discusses the latest in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. He talks to Chris Butler about what default would mean, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about how close a deal is and to CBS 3′s Beasley Reece about the Eagles trade of Kevin Kolb.