The mini-revolt is by eight Republican members of the U.S. House, including four from our area
The federal government is in the first day of a partial government shutdown but that hasn’t stopped our elected leaders on both sides of the aisle from continuing to try to build their campaign coffers.
Chris reviews the battle in Washington over Obamacare leading to a potential government shutdown, Saturday Night Live’s parody of the President in their season premiere, the end of the Phillies season, and the Eagles blowout loss in Denver. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies’ Broadcaster Larry Andersen, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
Chris reviews Senator John McCain’s speech on Obamacare and the costs of individual plans for residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also discusses Chaka Fattah’s finances and talks to Phil Valentine about his film “An Inconsistent Truth.”
A federal grant will help SEPTA move forward with a two-year project designed to alleviate congestion on the tracks in parts of Bucks County.
Chris discusses Temple University’s new luxury dorm rooms, President Obama hosting the 1972 Miami Dolphins, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s endorsement Steve Lonegan for Senate. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine, and the Piazza Pet of the Week.
Recent trends show consumers prefer products made in America but currently there’s no national standard when it comes to labeling.
Chris reacts to President Obama’s response to the IRS scandal surrounding the investigation of political groups and the sentencing of Kermit Gosnell. He talks to actor, William Shatner, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, the entertainment and culture critic for Newsmax, James Hirsen, and comedians, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson.
Chris discusses President Obama’s handling of the FAA furloughs enacted because of sequester cuts and the handling of Guantanamo Bay, and the latest in the efforts to privatize Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores. He talks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, State Representative Mario Scavello, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
US Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) was joined by Ellen Saracini 9/11 Memorial in Bucks County to talk about legislation that would require airlines to install a secondary barrier to protect the flight crew.
Chris examines excerpts from a documentary featuring Jerry Sandusky, the collapse of the Today Show, New Jersey’s decision to take over the Camden School District, and Jim Carrey’s video mocking gun rights advocates. He talks to Author Zev Chafets about his book on Fox News President Roger Ailes and to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about his work to reinstate veterans tuition benefits cut by sequestration.
The polarization of American politics is on display in a survey of house and Senate voting records on the environment.
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 is ready for election day. He reviews the latest news from the campaign trails and talks to key Republican candidates Tom Smith, Joe Kyrillos, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick, Jim Gerlach and Pat Meehan.
Philadelphia and its heavily populated suburbs were the big focus of candidates’ attention on Sunday in Pennsylvania, just two days before voters pull the lever in a state that has emerged as a battleground for control of the White House and the U.S. Senate.