The Agenda: Thursday October 2, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign amid controversy
  • A win! 2 voting restrictions blocked in North Carolina
  • IN DEPTH: The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong
  • Investigation into possible misconduct on Ferguson Grand Jury
  • Michael Dunn guilty of first degree murder in shooting death of 17 year old Jordan Davis
  • Oklahoma announces new protocols for executions
  • GLAAD media report

Guests

The Agenda: Wednesday October 1, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • First case of Ebola confirmed in the United States
  • Analysis of school choice and the voucher system
  • Let’s not forget we are at war – Iraq and Syria
  • More trouble for the Secret Service: President Obama rode in an elevator with an armed security guard who had 3 criminal convictions in September

Guests

  • Robert Enlow, President & CEO, Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
  • Karl Frisch, Democratic Strategist & Partner at Bullfight Strategies
  • Marc Unger, Comedian, Writer, Host of The Fighting Ungers
  • Marina Koren, Staff Correspondent, National Journal

The Agenda: Tuesday September 30, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • Labor Department considering delaying  rule that would extend workplace protections to home care workers
  • WWF: Living Planet Report
  • The Supreme Court and gay marriage
  • NARAL campaign against abortion “obsessed” governors
  • Ayn Rand

Guests

  • Keya Chatterjee, World Wildlife Fund’s Director of Renewable Energy and Footprint Outreach
  • Liz Rose, Communications Director, Economic Policy Institute
  • Michael K. Lavers, Staff Writer, Washington Blade

The Agenda: Friday September 26, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • Attorney General Eric Holder to resign
  • Social Security
  • Midterm elections

Guests

  • Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works & Owner of We Act Radio
  • Linda Tirado, Author, Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
  • Jon Bauman, co-founder of the group Senior Votes Count
  • Nancy Altman, co-director of Social Security Works & co-chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition & campaign
  • Carolyn Fiddler, Political Communications Director, Atlas Project
  • Waldo McMillan, Founder and Managing Director of Capstone Counsel Group

The Agenda: Thursday September 25, 2014

Today’s Agenda

Guests

  • Guest Host Joe Sudbay, President of Sudbay Strategies
  • Ohio State Representative Connie Pillich, candidate for Ohio State Treasurer
  • Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow, People for the American Way
  • Michelle Nawar, Lobbying Consultant
  • Heather Hurlburt, Senior Fellow for National Security, Human Rights First

The Agenda: Wednesday September 24, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • U.S. airstrikes in Syria
  • President Obama’s climate speech at the UN
  • Google Chairman, Eric Schmidt: ALEC is lying about climate change

Guests

  • Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic and as Editor at Large of National Journal
  • Neil Sroka, Communications Director, Democracy for America
  • Beth Becker, Partner, Indigo Strategies
  • Erikka Knuti, Democratic Strategist