Today is the day that the president has threatened to release his fake news awards, and some Republicans are calling him out on the danger to our democracy. We have the details. Plus Trita Parsi of the National American Iranian Council fills us in on what's happening with the recent Iranian protests and the Iranian nuclear deal.
It's a new week and a new month, yet the fights just keep on coming. This week, the fight to fund the DHS continues, SCOTUS takes up a big challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Netanyahu inserts himself into American politics, and more! Today, Nicole Sandler talks about those issues, plus what happened at CPAC this weekend. Guests include Trita Parsi (President, Nat'l Iranian American Council), and Nick Steffens of Awake the State Broward.
When I heard we'd get a new Springsteen song called "High Hopes," I wondered if it was a new song or a cover of the old Sinatra "classic". It was neither... From the liner notes to the forthcoming album, also called High Hopes (due out Jan 14, 2014), Springsteen wrote: I was working on a record of some of our best unreleased material from the past decade when Tom Morello (sitting in for Steve during the Australian leg of our tour) suggested we ought to add "High Hopes" to our live set. I had cut "High Hopes," a song by Tim [...]