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Ari Rabin-Havt
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ARI RABIN-HAVT is host of The Agenda, a national radio show airing Monday through Friday on SiriusXM. His writing has been featured in USA Today, The New Republic, The Nation, The New York Observer, Salon, and The American Prospect, and he has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, Al Jazeera, and HuffPost Live.

Along with David Brock, he coauthored The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine and The Benghazi Hoax. He previously served as executive vice president of Media Matters for America and as an adviser to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and former vice president Al Gore.

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THE AGENDA is the progressive place to start your morning. Airing weekdays from 6:00 – 9:00AM Eastern on SiriusXM Progress 127. Drawing on more than a fifteen years of experience on Capitol Hill, on campaigns and working for progressive organizations  Ari Rabin-Havt leads the morning conversation – setting the progressive agenda with political insiders, policymakers, elected officials, and other influential guests. They discuss the news, debate the issues, and inspire action that moves the country forward.

Past guests include Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, dozens of Senators including Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy, Debbie Stabenow, Sheldon Whitehouse, Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Al Gore, numerous members of Congress, along with the policy makers, economists, strategists, authors, and journalists.