Rich covered the aftermath of the Amtrak train derailment and talked with Dr. Rick Hong from Cooper University Health Care and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.
Today, outside Independence Hall, Sestak held up a pair of military-issue boots as he said, “While I don’t know all Pennsylvanians, I intend to walk in their shoes.”
“If we’re going to be successful in this, it’s going to take some American presence to even make a ground force effective. We’ve got to demonstrate a commitment to see this through, to win, or I don’t think that we sign up any of those guys to participate in a big way,” Toomey said.
Pollsters are already asking Pennsylvania voters whether they’re willing to re-elect Pat Toomey.
We might be looking at another government shutdown similar to the more than two week long one we experienced October of last year if action is not taken.
Chris previewed Election Day in Pennsylvania and around the nation, the controversy surrounding actress Lena Dunham’s latest book, and Sharyl Attkisson’s appearance on FOX News with Bill O’Reilly. He talked to Governor Tom Corbett at 7:35 and Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at 8:20.
Chris Stigall spoke with Senator Pat Toomey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the first case of Ebola in the United States and the resignation of Julia Pierson, the Director of the Secret Service.
Chris reviewed the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the latest of the Ebola case in Dallas, and the FCC’s consideration to ban the term “Redskins.” He also talks with Senator Pat Toomey at 8:20.
Chris talks with Philly Mag editor Tom McGrath about the Philly Mag party at Citizens Bank park and more. Chris also talks with Senator Pat Toomey about Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy record and more. Sabina, a loving 5 year old Pit Bull mix is Piazza’s Pet of the Week.
Chris Stigall talked to Senator Pat Toomey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the gridlock in Washington and what he thinks needs to happen in order to reverse course.
Chris asks why the 4th of July doesn’t attract more visitors to Philadelphia? He talks to Robert Shibley from FIRE at 7:20, Senator Pat Toomey at 8:00, and Filmmaker and Author Dinesh D’Souza at 8:20.
Toomey said we don’t know enough yet about the condition of Bergdahl or what happened to him over his five years in captivity to make any judgments.
Appearing with a pair of US military veterans, Casey (at lectern) said the average time for the VA to process disability claims in Pennsylvania is now 300 days.
Chris reviews Pat Toomey’s comments on the VA scandal, the stir caused by the Washington Post Film Critic blaming the UCSB shooting on Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen, and President Obama for asking a question about Syria at a science fair. He talks to Greek Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos about Greek Heritage Night at Citizens Bank Park and Filmmakers Britt Rawcliffe and Rachel Marie Smith.
US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is weighing in on the scandal over long wait times in the Veterans Administration medical system.