Chris discussed the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, Kathryn Knott being fired from her job in an emergency room, and Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00, Ray Didinger at 8:00, and Penn Professor Dr. Jason Karlawish at 8:20.
Chris covered President Obama’s statement on James Foley, the journalist killed by ISIL in Iraq, the latest details from Ferguson Missouri, and New Jersey Chris Christie arguing with a woman over Bruce Springsteen.
Chris reviews last night’s Police Athletic League charity game, Eric Holder’s statement claiming to be an activist, and James Carville’s op-ed predicting Democrats will lose the Senate in November.
Chris discusses a Main Line drug bust, Attorney General Eric Holder offering drug clemency, and the Boston Marathon, one year later. He also talks to Chaka Fattah Jr. about the federal investigations in which he is targeted and the countersuit he has filed.
Chris reviews yesterday’s Phillies home opener, Attorney General Eric Holder’s testimony on gun safety, and the President’s efforts to eliminate the gender pay gap. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine.
The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
Eric Holder was in Philadelphia to look at the federal Re-Entry Court, a locally developed program that gives felons a chance to shave time off their parole by taking part in productive activities.
“To save lives, the first officers to arrive must sometimes be the first ones to directly engage an active shooter,” attorney general Eric Holder acknowledged.
Top brass from around the country are attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Eric Holder touched on issues that are currently affecting our region.
The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak in Philadelphia this week at the National Urban League’s annual conference.
Chris addresses Attorney General Eric Holder’s response to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the possibility that Veterans Stadium may have caused cancer in former Phillies, and Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris discusses the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and whether Governor Chris Christie will appoint a Republican to fill his seat. He also details a family’s struggle to get a lung transplant for their daughter and why the government should not be involved. He also talks to Rich Zeoli and climate scientist Steve Goreham.
Chris analyzes the New York Times, CNN and Associated Press’s decision to decline a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, a local girl’s battle for a lung transplant, and the capture of a bear in Burlington County. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from the Philly Post about a racial discrimination suit filed against the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office.
Chris analyzes Governor Christie’s and President Obama’s tour of the New Jersey shore yesterday, David Axelrod’s response to Bob Schieffer’s criticism of limited access to the White House, and the charges against two parents for driving with their daughter in a dog cage. He talks to actor Henry Winkler, the Mayor of Wildwood, Ernie Troiano, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery and Don Russell from the Daily News about Philly Beer Week.