Mayor Nutter joined a coalition of anti-gun groups today to help launch a new initiative to reduce gun violence.
Chris discusses Chris Christie’s decision to ban conversion therapy in New Jersey, Ed Schultz return to MSNBC and the fight over gay marriage in Montgomery County. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.
New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square.
Mayor Nutter tried twice without success in his first term to impose a tax on all sodas and sugary drinks, and he supports Mayor Bloomberg’s alternative approach of banning large sodas in New York theaters and restaurants
Chris celebrates Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s CIA Director nominee John Brennan. He also discusses a dinner last night hosted by the President with key Republican Senators. He talks to Kathy Orr about the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Harlem Globetrotter TNT Maddox.
Chris discusses CPAC snubbing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the controversy surrounding Argo, and the reasons people are leaving Philadelphia. He talks to David Martosko from the Daily Caller about the latest on the FBI investigation of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, about the impending sequester cuts.
The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, but still no power in the city’s outer boroughs and suburbs.
Chris unveils his next event, this time with Ed Rendell, June 27th at the Constitution Center. Tickets are on sale now. He also talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the status of Chase Utley and their upcoming series against the Dodgers.
Chris details the media’s obsession with Donald Trump and the birther issue. He talks to Ed Klein about his new best seller, The Amateur, Don Russell of the Daily News about Philly Beer week and Dick Morris about his new book, screwed.
Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s speech on education at a Charter School in West Philly. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday about the lawsuit filed by Facebook investors and the President’s attacks on Mitt Romney. He also talks to Jonah Goldberg, author of the Tyranny of Cliches and the next guest of The Red Meat Tour.
Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for 50 new school principals, each to take over a failing school.
Michael Kelly, who replaced embattled PHA Chief Carl Greene last year on a temporary basis, will now stay on permanently.
Speaking in his office above the Broadway theaters where he performed as a child, director Sidney Lumet was typically unpretentious in discussing his films, a body of work numbering more American classics than most have a right to contemplate.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was in town today, endorsing Democratic candidate Joe Sestak in his run for US Senate.