Rich discussed the continuing coverage of the removal of the Confederate flag is South Carolina, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s battle with state Republicans over the state budget, and Jurassic World being sexist. He also spoke with Erika Clemens from AFP-NJ, Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Chip Sebastian from STING, and foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski.
Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that keeping Democratic control of the chamber would “break the back of the hard right” and ease gridlock in Washington.
“We want to get into some other issues that we weren’t really able to get into under the Tea Party banner,” says president Teri Adams.
Chris breaks down Hillary Clinton’s ongoing political problems, the IRS claiming they’ve lost two years worth of emails from Lois Lerner, and Atlantic City’s promotion of an LGBT beach.
The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.
Former Philadelphia Eagle turned US congressman Jon Runyan has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014.
Chris examines the loss healthcare plans under Obamacare, Chris Christie’s appearance on CBS This Morning, and the damage done to the Philadelphia region by calling it the “Delaware Valley.”
Chris looks at who is to blame for the failures of the healthcare.gov rollout, assesses the difference in media coverage of Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey, and discusses the most recent media attacks on Texas Senator Ted Cruz. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
No political seat is considered a safe seat. That’s the message being conveyed by area Republican leaders to moderate regional congressman Jon Runyan, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick and Jim Gerlach.
Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.
One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.
I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.
The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.