Chris concludes his week of broadcasts from the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC with Pennsylvania Congressman Jim Gerlach and New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and reviews the first full week of the Phillies season with CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey about his compromise with Democrats for background checks on gun purchases and Senator Paul Ryan about President Obama’s latest budget proposal. He also talks to Tim Goeglein from Focus on the Family about the latest trends on abortion and out-of-wedlock births.
If approved, Toomey’s measure would expand the scope of background checks on gun purchases to include sales at gun shows and over the Internet.
Chris is suspicious of Senator Pat Toomey’s secret negotiations of gun control legislation as well as the media coverage of the Kermit Gosnell trial. He talks to Tom Fitton from Judicial Watch, Frank Gaffney from the Center for Security Policy, Author Richard Miniter about his book, Leading from Behind, and President of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint.
“No reasonable person can object to universal background checks,” Rendell said outside Sen. Toomey’s Philadelphia office.
About a dozen people came quietly into the lobby of the office building, carrying signs and stacks of petitions, where they were met by a representative from Sen. Toomey’s office.
Housed in a nondescript building with an unpublicized address, Mission Kids allows children ages 3 to 17 the chance to deal with investigating detectives in a friendly environment.
Chris welcomes the day of sequestration and analyzes the response to the White House “threat” against Bob Woodward. He also discusses the Obama Administration urging the Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8 in California. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about Phillies Spring Training, and CBS News Reporter Sharyl Atkisson.
Chris explains why the sequester cuts will not have the negative impact the President insists and discusses them with Senator Pat Toomey. He also talks to Republican communication and digital strategist Ian Spencer about combatting the Democrats significant online edge, and preview’s the OSCAR Awards with Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell.
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 updates the case of the City of Philadelphia pursuing Yuengling Brewery for over $6 million is disputed taxes and how New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s weight will effect his political career. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, David Martosko from the Daily Caller, and Author Jonathan Last about his book, Demographic Disaster.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Doctors at CHOP say cancer among adolescents is on the rise.
The biggest early test for the second Obama administration is close at hand.
Chris analyzes the Obama Administration’s next move to implement gun control, the President’s next set of cabinet nominations, and he details New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s media rounds following his State of the State address. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey about the debt ceiling debate and Governor Corbett about his decision to sue the NCAA over sanctions imposed against Penn State.