After an update on the news of the day, we welcome Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny.com and the Blue America PAC back to the show to talk politics.
After an update on the day's news which included Trump's signing an Executive Order designed to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, we welcomed Howie Klein back to the show. It's DCCC week, a program that the DCCC uses to help mostly Blue Dogs and New Dems. And we also discussed Steve Bannon's seemingly crazy idea to primary all Senate Republicans who are up for reelection in 2018, with the exception of Ted Cruz.
After a look at the latest news, we talk with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC about the problem with Blue Dogs and New Dems sabotaging the work of actual and progressive Democrats.
We're in the final stretch of the GOP's attempts to repeal & replace the Affordable Care Act for this fiscal year, and it's getting frightening. We're joined by Laura Packard who's fighting stage 4 cancer and could die if the Republicans get their way. Oh, and Trump blocked her on Twitter too. Today's Thursday, so Howie Klein joins in from Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to talk progressive politics too. Bernie Sanders gave a foreign policy speech today. Here it is:
Deal or No Deal between the Dems and Trump on DACA? That's the big story of the day. And it's Thursday, so Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joined in. Today, he told us of a new project that Frank Schaeffer is working on-- interviewing progressive candidates to help the Democrats take back Congress, and about how the DCCC is trying to bypass the primary in VA-10.
We start the show with an old friend, She's History's Amy Simon, who's celebrating Women's Equality Day this weekend with two performances of "She's History" in Los Angeles. Visit her website for ticket info - but if you're in the Los Angeles area, please go check out her show. Then, it was Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC on a new candidate for Congress from Maine, and Trump's newest shameful target.
Photojournalist Zach D. Roberts caught the beating of De'Andre Harris on film, and joins in to talk about what he witnessed in Charlottesville on Saturday. Read his account, see his photos and watch his interview with De'Andre Harris here. And see Greg Palast's coverage here. And it's Thursday, so Howie Klein is here to tell us about the latest Blue America endorsed candidates and more politics in this very strange time in American history.
Nicole speaks with the Roosevelt Institute's Mike Konczal about his Vox.com article, "Who’s truly rebuilding the Democratic Party? The activists." Then Down With Tyranny and the Blue America PAC's Howie Klein joins in. We talked about Ted Lieu's endorsement of Randy Bryce, veterans who are running for office, and more progressive politics.
Nicole Sandler looks at the news of the day before bringing on Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny Blue America PAC and the to talk about the Democrats embracing their dark side, and the ones who are real progressives.
Today's the day that the senate should wrap up debate and vote on its so-called Skinny Repeal, and offer up the amendments vote-a-rama. The White House is in distraction mode, and it's Thursday, so Howie Klein is here to talk politics.