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.
Chris reviews the media coverage of the latest transgression by the silicone injecting Black Madam compared to the coverage of an FBI raid on Congressman Chaka Fattah’s son. He talks to Bill Kristol, the guest at the next Red Meat Tour, (tickets are on sale now at cbsphilly.com/redmeat) and remembers the life of Monkee, Davey Jones
Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick is behind the bill which he says is currently languishing in the House Judiciary Committee. “We’re not going to give up until we’ve done everything we can possibly do to get this law passed, so I remain hopeful,”
Chris talks to Lawyer, Gregory Gianforcaro, about the latest rulings in favor of Jerry Sandusky and Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick on President Obama’s 2013 budget. He also discusses Nancy Grace insinuating someone else played a role in Whitney Houston’s death and Tony Bennett using the tragedy to call for the legalization of drugs.
Fitzpatrick: “Democracy is a messy business, but in the end the system did work in as much everyone’s views were heard.”
Andrews: “I think this deal is good for the country.”
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.
Chris talks to Kansas City Television Reporter Diane Cho about the devastating tornado in Joplin Missouri, Inquirer Reporter and Crime Guy George Anastasia about the latest Philadelphia Mafia arrests and Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, just back from his tour of Guantanamo Bay.
Chris talks to former Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Anchor Norm MacDonald, CEO of a Philadelphia business, Bill Massa who will be on CBS Undercover Boss this Sunday night at 9, and reviews last nights Red Meat Tour at Union Trust Steakhouse with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.
The League of Conservation Voters does an annual scorecard but this is a special edition.
Chris talked to Francis Finnegan, who alleges he was molested by a priest at the age of seven, Lou Dubois on the economic impact of the NCAA Tournament and Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about the federal budget.
Chris talks to accused priest, Father James Brennan and his attorney, Richard DiSipio. He also gets an update from Japan with Steve Futtermand and discusses the latest from Wisconsin, liberals rejecting green efforts and net neutrality.
Chris talks to CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman from Japan, former Eagles Head Coach Dick Vermeil on the NFL lockout, Beasley Reece on Phillies Spring training and all the headlines from the weekend.