Chris dissects the battle between Mayor Michael Nutter and the Philadelphia teacher’s union, as well as the continued fallout from Miley Cyrus performance on MTV. He also talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine about her new book, The End of the Suburbs.
Chris returns from a trip to St, Louis to discuss the Phillies struggles against the Cardinals, President Obama’s falling poll numbers, and the circus surrounding Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign in New York City. He also talks to Chris Butler on Finance Friday, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
Chris analyzes the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate implementation, the failure of the Republican led Pennsylvania legislature to privatize liquor sales, and New Jersey Democrats attempt to override Governor Chris Christie’s gay marriage veto. He talks to Time’s Kelly Knauer, Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath and Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association.
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.
Chris discusses the further dilution of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, how to interpret recent presidential polling in the state, and New York City high schools giving free contraception to students. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and James Lee, the President of Susquehanna Polling.
Chris talks to CBS 3’s Chris May about his interview with President Obama, Daily News Columnist Will Bunch on CEO pay and State Representative Mike Turzai about his bill to privatize liquor sales.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s fundraiser stops in the city yesterday, talks to Comedian Colin Quinn about his new show at the Susan Roberts Theatre and also talks to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the NBA Lockout.
Chris reacts to the latest school budget news and implementation of the soda tax. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlies Manuel about the weekend series in Pittsburgh and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum about his announcement to run for President.
Chris talks to Steve Cordasco about oil prices on Finance Friday, Daily News Columnist Will Bunch about the Skylar Kauffman case and global warming, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about Chase Utley and the Phillies series in Atlanta, and Congressman Bob Brady about his briefing and viewing of the Osama bin Laden death photos.
Chris reviews the media coverage from yesterday’s interview with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, debates proponents of more spending on rail lines and talks to Steve Forde, Policy and Communications Director for the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Chris and CBS News Consultant Mike Lyons react to President Obama’s speech on Libya. He talks to Gladybell Almonte about her store being pressured not to sell candy to kids and State Senator Larry Farnese about people snorting bath salts to get high.