June 19, 2013
After headlines & crew chat: a conversation with political analyst Dr. Jason Johnson of Hiram College.
For the second hour we talk health care with policy expert, Dr. Aaron Carroll who tries to help Melanie defend her love for diet coke while Pete threatens to fire her.
In the third hour we talk immigration (and a little basketball) with Kristian Ramos of the 21st Century Border Initiative.
We can’t pay attention to today’s show because Huffington Post has a sideboob photo of Rihanna!
June 18, 2013
After headlines & crew chat: We check in on the goings on in Congress with Ed O’Keefe of the Washington Post.
In the second hour, Middle East expert Robin Wright.
For the third hour, John Avlon of CNN and Newsweek/Daily Beast and Will Cain of CNN and the Blaze are in studio.
And the search continues for Jimmy Hoffa… for the 38th straight year. Good luck fellas! #WhereintheWorldisHoffa #CarmenSanDiegoRemix
June 17, 2013
After headlines & crew chat: national security expert, Karen Greenberg of Fordham University talks NSA and Guantanamo.
For the second hour, we talk to author and finance expert, Bob Rice in studio for the hour to discuss everything from Wall Street, his new book, to parenting.
In the third hour, our weekly chat with former Assistant Secretary of Education, Diane Ravitch.
Then Congressman from Massachusetts’ 2nd district, Representative Jim McGovern discusses the farm bill and his latest diet craze: food stamps.
June 14, 2013
After headlines & crew chat: we talk to Constitutional Law professor, Eric Segall.
In the second hour, Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig discusses our broken political system. You can check out his recent TedTalk here.
In the third hour host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” Peter Sagal tells us about his fascinating PBS series “Constitution USA.”
In other news, the Heat annoy the country by tying up the NBA Finals 2 to 2 and Melanie‘s grandma is pissed.