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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

Location:

Toledo, OH

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Westwood One

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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

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English

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2020 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202-457-7990


Episodes

First Light - Thursday, January 21, 2021

1/21/2021
Joseph R. Biden Jr. is officially the 46th President of the United States. Today on First Light, we look back at the inauguration with Washington correspondent Linda Kenyon. We'll also dig into Donald Trump's final hours as president with national correspondent Clayton Neville. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:01

First Light - Wednesday, January 20, 2021

1/20/2021
It's Inauguration Day in America. On today's show, we recap the President Trump administration with White House Correspondent Bob Costantini, who spent the last four years of his career covering this presidency. We'll also preview the Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden with Linda Kenyon, who will be at the U.S. Capitol later today to cover it all. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:59

First Light - Tuesday, January 19, 2021

1/19/2021
We're a day away from the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. What's the status of his cabinet selections? Michael Toscano talks with former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James about Biden's choice for Defense Secretary. We'll also explore the legality of an impeachment conviction for President Trump that would also include a stipulation that he never be allowed to run for federal office again. Michael talks with Frank Bowman, University of Missouri Law Professor and impeachment law...

Duration:00:38:03

First Light - Monday, January 18, 2021

1/18/2021
On today's show, we talk to First Light National Correspondent Clayton Neville about the weekend protests at capitals around the country, as well as how Washington, DC is preparing for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:00

First Light - Friday, January 15, 2021

1/15/2021
On today's "First Light", Michael Toscano talks with Jamil Jaffer, founder and Executive Director of the National Security Institute and Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the National Security Law & Policy Program at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He's also a former Justice Department employee who worked in the George W. Bush administration. We ask him about the protests planned in state capitals around the country and in Washington, ahead of...

Duration:00:38:01

First Light - Thursday, January 14, 2021

1/14/2021
President Trump has been impeached for a second time. We'll talk about it with Politico White House correspondent Anita Kumar. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:59

First Light - Wednesday, January 13, 2021

1/13/2021
Today on First Light, Michael Toscano talks with former FBI Special Agent Eric Jackson about the credible threats received citing possible violent protests surrounding President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:05

First Light - Tuesday, January 12, 2021

1/12/2021
On today's edition of First Light, we dig into the decision by Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies to ban President Trump. We'll also examine Amazon's decision to pull server support from the conservative leaning social media app Parler. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:02

First Light - Monday, January 11, 2021

1/11/2021
On today's program, Michael Toscano talks with U.S. Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) about what it was like being in the U.S. Capitol the day it was overtaken by angry rioters. We'll also talk to her about the status of a potential second impeachment of President Trump. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:58

First Light - Friday, January 8, 2021

1/8/2021
On today's edition of First Light, we look at the fallout from Wednesday's riot at the US Capitol. Dan McLaughlin, senior writer at National Review joins us to discuss what comes next for the Republican party. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:59

First Light - Thursday, January 7, 2021

1/7/2021
A historic day in Washington. A historic day in America. Chaos erupted at the U.S. Capitol, delaying the certification of the Electoral College vote for President of the United States. But after a few hours, it was back to business as usual on Capitol Hill as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were certified as winners of the 2020 Presidential Election. On today's First Light, Michael Toscano talks to Congressional correspondent Linda Kenyon and national correspondent Clayton Neville about the...

Duration:00:38:03

First Light - Wednesday, January 6, 2021

1/6/2021
An historic Senate runoff in Georgia has apparently elected the state's first ever Black member of the U.S. Senate. We visit with Kyle Hayes, host of The Peach Pod, a Georgia Politics Podcast to find out what went down in the Peach State on election day. We'll also preview today's Electoral College certification with Capitol Hill correspondent Linda Kenyon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:02

First Light - Tuesday, January 5, 2021

1/5/2021
On today's edition of "First Light", Michael Toscano talks with Nicholas Wu of USA Today about the Georgia Senate runoff, and how House Democrats are reacting to President Trump's phone call with Georgia's Secretary of State. We'll also visit with Chris Childers of SiriusXM ESPNU Radio to talk about the NCAA's decision to hold the entire men's basketball tournament in Indiana. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:58

First Light - Monday, January 4, 2021

1/4/2021
When President Trump spoke to the Georgia Secretary of State over the weekend, what were his hopes for that phone call? We dig into that story with Anita Kumar of Politico.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:00

First Light - Friday, December 31, 2021

1/1/2021
Happy New Year! On this, the first "First Light" of 2021, we talk to a nurse manning the COVID-19 front lines. We'll also spend the second half of the show recapping the biggest news stories of 2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:55

First Light - Thursday, December 31, 2020

12/31/2020
On this, the final First Light of 2020, we get the latest on the battle over the presidential election from Politico congressional correspondent Kyle Cheney. We'll also visit the state of California with First Light correspondent Jim Roope - how bad has the pandemic gotten there? We'll discuss it with him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:59

First Light - Wednesday, December 30, 2020

12/30/2020
Today on First Light, we go to the front lines of the COVID-19 fight in hospitals as we talk to Dr. Fahmi Farah, medical director of Bentley Heart Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX about treating patients, the pace of vaccine distribution, and what we can do to be better at all of it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:20

First Light - Tuesday, December 29, 2020

12/29/2020
Capitol Hill correspondent Linda Kenyon recaps the latest action taken in the U.S. House in a rare post-holiday session, including the first successful veto override of the Trump presidency, and the future of an extended pandemic relief package in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate. Plus, we get another look ahead at the historic January Senate runoffs in Georgia from Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:39

First Light - Monday, December 28, 2020

12/28/2020
It was a late night surprise on Sunday when President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief legislation, making it law. Now, $600 stimulus payments are on their way to Americans. Michael Toscano talks with Congressional Correspondent Linda Kenyon about the President's change of heart on the matter. We'll also take you to Nashville, TN where authorities continue their investigation on the downtown explosion from over the weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:12

First Light - Friday, December 25, 2020

12/25/2020
Merry Christmas! First Light brings you messages of holiday cheer from two members of our active military. Plus, we have the latest on the COVID-19 Relief negotiations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:41