Chris celebrates President’s Day with Independence Mall Park Ranger Ed Welch and talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup about the confirmation of Chuck Hagel and the scandal surrounding Bob Menendez. He also reviews Saturday Night Live’s parody of Marco Rubio, CNN’s coverage of the stranded cruise liner and New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg’s decision not to seek re-election.
Chris discusses the merger between US Air and American Airlines, the lasting political impact to Marco Rubio after his response to the State of the Union Address, and the President’s role in introducing sequestration. He also talks to Leroy Velasquez, who runs a website offering patrons the opportunity to pay for dates.
Chris covers all angles of the State of the Union Address. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events as well as Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on a special edition of the matchup. He also talks to Actor Billy Campbell, who portrays Abraham Lincoln in the Nat Geo film, Killing Lincoln, and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Chris talks to Governor Tom Corbett about yesterday’s budget address. He also analyzes the plans from the White House to avoid sequestration and their defense of drone strikes. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, Saturday Night Live Alum, Rachel Dratch, and welcomes the Piazza Pet of the Week into the studio.
Chris analyzes how he thinks Republicans need to adjust their presence inside of popular culture to win future elections and Marco Rubio’s answer to a question on the age of the earth. He talks to CBS Military Analyst Mike Lyons about the tensions in the Middle East, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, Actor Charles Grodin and hosts the Piazza Pet of the Week.
If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.
Chris discusses all the efforts to save Hostess and Twinkies, the free stuff people are able to find to make it though tough times and the uproar caused by Wal-mart and Target opening on Thanksgiving night. He also talks to Comedian Dom Irrera in advance of his shows at Helium Comedy Club this week.
Big political moves underway and a possible area for compromise.
Chris assesses the election results from Tuesday and disects what went wrong for the Romney campaign. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Matthew Dunphy from The Veterans Group, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about this week’s Eagles/Cowboys game.
Educators are expressing concern that the publishing of data relating college costs and projected future earnings could be misleading to applicants.
What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.
Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s hastily inclusion of Marco Rubio in the Vice-Presidential Sweepstakes. He talks to Kevin Cirilli about the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Tom McGrath about corruption of the PA Liquor Control Board, Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the Phillies ending their losing streak last night, and to Matt Kibbe, President and CEO of Freedom Works, about his new book, Hostile Takeover
Call this “red meat in search of a red state,” as Romney and Florida senator Marco Rubio smacked the Obama legacy on all fronts.
Mitt Romney on Monday assailed Democratic President Barack Obama’s energy polices and urged Pennsylvania voters to back him in the fall. He planned a second stop later in the day with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.