1-15-16 Quick Morning News

   Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.  Quick NewsCruz-Trump: Buh-bye bromance GOP debate: WinnersGOP debate: LosersGOP debate: 4 big momentsHappy hour debate: Not so jollyChicago releases 2013 police shooting videoSecDef: US sailors "misnavigated" Cruz-Trump: Buh-Bye Bromance (WaPo, Politico, NYT, me)• Ted Cruz unloaded on Donald Trump in the 6th GOP debate held in North Charleston. "I recognize that Donald is dismayed that his poll numbers are falling in Iowa, but [...]

12-10-15 Quick Morning News

  Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsTerror couple: LatestTrump: "I will never leave the race!"Congress to blow spending deadlinePlanned Parenthood shooting suspect: "I'm guilty!"Dod IG: No ransom paid for BergdahlSCOTUS: Affirmative action + Scalia...Iran missile test? US cautiousChicago Mayor Emanuel: "I'm sorry" Terror Couple: Latest (WaPo, NYT, NBC News, me)• The FBI is investigating whether Syed Rizwan Farook and Enrique Marquez, a neighbor, intended to commit an [...]

12-7-15 News Notes

 TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.News NowObama from Oval Office: TerrorismObama: GOPers slam speechWho was Tashfeen Mailk?2016ers and pols: TerrorismIsrael as "Binational state?" Kerry uproarJustice to launch probe: Chicago PD Obama from Oval Office: Terrorism (NYT, WaPo, WaPo, Reuters, WSJ, me)• In only his third Oval Office address, and speaking from a lectern and not seated behind [...]

11-25-15 News Notes

TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.News Notes will be off for the next two days. Happy Thanksgiving, everybody!  News NowOfficer charged with murder in teen's deathTurkey shoots down Russian warplaneObama & Hollande at WH: UnityMinneapolis police arrest 3: Shooting of 5 peoplePentagon: "Errors" = US airstrike on Afghan hospitalTrump's 9/11 celebration claim: NYT dives deepTurkey pardon: [...]

4-7-15 Nicole Sandler Show – Election Season is Here

It's that time again, election season is here. Rand Paul announces his presidential candidacy today, and it's game on. Nicole Sandler talks with Campaign for America's Future's Bill Sher about the Iran nuke deal, and with writer/commentator David Sirota about why Rahm Emanuel should be sent packing by Chicago today.

4-6-15 Nicole Sandler Show – Dick Pix Monday!

Today, Nicole talks Dick Pics with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler, thanks to John Oliver and his epic interview with John Oliver, talking NSA, domestic spying & the Patriot Act! Plus strategist and consultant Joel Silberman tells us about spending last week in Chicago working on the Chuy Garcia campaign for Mayor! And more news, info and snark...

4-3-15 Nicole Sandler Show – Iran Deal, Chicago Mayor & Joni Mitchell too!

Today, Nicole discussed the historic nuclear deal announced with Iran yesterday, and called a Tehran hotel to speak with an Iranian citizen about it. A fake congressman and real Chicago teacher joins in to talk about Chuy Garcia for Mayor. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole pulls out her 1998 interview with the one and only Joni Mitchell!

3-17-15 Nicole Sandler Show – St. Patty’s Day from Iraq to Chicago

On this St. Patrick's Day, Nicole talks with World Beyond War's David Swanson about this week's #SpringRising actions in DC marking 12 years since we invaded Iraq. And author Rick Perlstein checks in from Chicago where Rahm Emanuel might be defeated by a progressive in the mayoral race!

Working for a Living… or Not

  Just how much constitutes a living wage? Minimum wage certainly doesn't cut it.  Since 2009, the federal minimum wage has stood at $7.25 an hour - though some states pay less and a few paid more.   But if you were paid the federal minimum and were lucky enough to get 40 hours of work a week, you'd gross a whopping $290 for that week's work... and if you never took a day off, you'd gross an annual income of $15,080. For a family of two, that qualifies you as earning less than the federal poverty limit. In a nutshell, corporations [...]

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