Speaker of the House
Rich discussed John Boehner’s re-election as Speaker of the House, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie coming under scrutiny after his appearance in Dallas Cowboy’s Owner Jerry Jones’ private box, and a new way to cut the chord to cable. He also talked to Dr. Walter Schubert from La Salle University about how falling gas prices will impact the economy.
Chris discusses the merger between US Air and American Airlines, the lasting political impact to Marco Rubio after his response to the State of the Union Address, and the President’s role in introducing sequestration. He also talks to Leroy Velasquez, who runs a website offering patrons the opportunity to pay for dates.
The 113th Congress convened on Thursday, with its newest members being sworn in. In addition, they also re-elected John Boehner as the Speaker of the House.
For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.