Chris discusses some supermarket and pharmacy’s decision not sell this month’s issue of Rolling Stone, Jimmy Carter’s issue with race, and Philadelphia Council President Darrell Clarke’s idea to use additional sale tax revenue for employee pensions.
Chris addresses Attorney General Eric Holder’s response to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the possibility that Veterans Stadium may have caused cancer in former Phillies, and Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris discusses the legality of delaying the implementation of Obamacare, the closing of two coal plants in Pennsylvania, and the continued effort to push through immigration reform. He also talks to Actors Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Beverly D’Angelo and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s new initiative to combat climate change, the Flyers decision to buy out Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, and the a potential partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and the NFL. He also talks to the CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and an energy industry executive to respond to the President’s proposals to curb carbon emissions.
Chris discusses the struggle by a Newtown Square family to obtain a lung transplant for their daughter, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to call a special election to fill the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg, and the appointment of Susan Rice as the next National Security Adviser. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris analyzes the New York Times, CNN and Associated Press’s decision to decline a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, a local girl’s battle for a lung transplant, and the capture of a bear in Burlington County. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from the Philly Post about a racial discrimination suit filed against the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office.
Chris discusses the latest news from Boston after the bombing attack on Monday and Planned Parenthood inviting Gloria Steinem to Philadelphia. He talks to former Eagle Brian Dawkins and Nick Keller from Beyond Sport, Jeffrey Lord from the American Spectator, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and Actress Roma Downey, who plays Mary in the Bible Series on the History Channel.
Chris assesses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to accept the medicaid expansion offered under the Affordable Care Act. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events about sequester cuts and CPAC, CBS 3′s Walt Hunter about the acquittal of former police officer Jonathan Josey, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris responds to the President’s warnings about sequestration and is excited about a bill to finally privatize Pennsylvania’s liquor stores. He talks to Wolgang Puck to discuss the OSCAR’s Governor Ball that he will be catering and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post. He also brings, Manning, the Piazza Pet of the Week in to get adopted.
Chris covers all angles of the State of the Union Address. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events as well as Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on a special edition of the matchup. He also talks to Actor Billy Campbell, who portrays Abraham Lincoln in the Nat Geo film, Killing Lincoln, and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris previews todays unveiling of President Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden’s plan to reduce gun violence, discusses the House of Representative’s passage of a $51 billion package of aid relief and the confession of a Pt. Richmond man who called in a bomb hoax for a flight from Philadelphia to Dallas in September. He also talks to Judge Andrew Napolitano, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and Larry Ward, the founder of Gun Appreciation Day.
Chris reviews Speaker of the House John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the fiscal cliff crisis, the continued media coverage of the Newtown school shooting, and the efforts to use the shooting to implement stricter gun control. He also talks to Author Clayton Cramer about the difficulties of institutionalizing the mentally ill.
Chris provides updates on the roller coaster blown out into the ocean in Seaside Heights by Hurricane Sandy and one of the stars of Two and A Half Men calling his show filth. He says he does not want his sons asking for dolls for Christmas and warns against the drama that could be caused from joining an office lottery pool. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris analyzes how he thinks Republicans need to adjust their presence inside of popular culture to win future elections and Marco Rubio’s answer to a question on the age of the earth. He talks to CBS Military Analyst Mike Lyons about the tensions in the Middle East, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, Actor Charles Grodin and hosts the Piazza Pet of the Week.
Chris continues to stay of top of scandal and intrigue surrounding David Petraeus, Jill Kelly and Paula Broadwell. He talks to Brandon Pugh, a 19-year-old who won his election last week on the Moorestown Board of Education, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, Historian Jon Meacham and features the first pet of the week.