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Commentary on today’s news and events—with plenty of humor mixed in. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music and politics.

Commentary on today’s news and events—with plenty of humor mixed in. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music and politics.

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United States

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Commentary on today’s news and events—with plenty of humor mixed in. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music and politics.

Twitter:

@itsnewstous

Language:

English


Episodes

Guest: Atiba Madyun, #GaetzGate

4/13/2021
Political analyst and president and founder of Party Politics US, Atiba Madyun, talks about why Democrats must push to get rid of the filibuster. And, the latest with Matt Gaetz.

Duration:00:53:07

Guest: Tom Nelson for Senate, Voting Restrictions

3/30/2021
Guest Tom Nelson is running for Senate in the 2022 election to represent Wisconsin. He joins the show via Zoom. Also, the Brennan Center for Justice meant to restrict voting access. We take a look at three states, Georgia, Florida and Texas.

Duration:00:52:55

The Turtle and the Filibuster

3/23/2021
Mitch McConnell threatens to do what he’s already done if the filibuster goes away. But what is the filibuster and should it be there? And a growing number of migrant children are coming to the border alone without parents.

Duration:00:52:16

Guest: Julian Brave NoiseCat, Biden Tax Plan, Insurrectionist Arrests

3/16/2021
More insurrectionist arrests, we’ll fill you in on the latest. Also, you’re going to hear that Biden is about to raise taxes. We’ll tell you why that’s a bunch of malarkey. The Senate confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary, making her the first Native American to lead a Cabinet department and the DOI. Julian Brave NoiseCat is the Vice President of Policy & Strategy at Data for Progress and an Indigenous environmental justice activist and will be joining us to discuss...

Duration:00:51:14

Bad Gov. Cuomo, The $15 Minimum Wage Debate

3/9/2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is in a lot of trouble. Also, the debate over raising the national minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Duration:00:54:57

Voter Suppression to the Max, CPAC Crazy

3/2/2021
Republicans are trying to make it harder for you to vote. Meanwhile, CPAC took place in Florida over the weekend… and it was weird.

Duration:00:54:58

Cruz to Cancun, Guest Corbie Mitleid

2/23/2021
Guest Corbie Mitleid, a highly respected psychic medium, gives her opinion on Trump’s sour. Also, the Republican versus Democratic response to the winter storm disaster in Texas.

Duration:00:54:58

Impeach The Orange (The Sequel) Recap, The Lighter Side Mini

2/16/2021
Trump was acquitted as The Senate was short of the required two-thirds required by the Constitution. We’ll give a recap of the whole trial and offer our reaction. Plus, The Lighter Side of It’s News to Us.

Duration:00:55:41

Josh Howley + Marjorie Taylor Greene = WTF? Plus, Guest Dr. Rashawn Ray

2/2/2021
Guest Dr. Rashawn Ray, a Professor of Sociology, discusses white supremacy inside law enforcement and a lot more. Plus, the worst of the worst in government.

Duration:00:55:19

Seth Rogan V. Ted Cruz and Why Ted Sucks

1/26/2021
Calls for Sen. Ted Cruz to resign heat up after some say he aided and abetted the capital riot insurrection that killed five. Also, the latest with impeachment number two.

We Came So Close

1/12/2021
A look at the DC insurrection. Also, a sober reminder of Trump’s “alleged” interference with the Georgia election results.

Duration:00:51:43

2020 Review and a $600 Stimulus Check?

12/22/2020
Our on-air holiday party gets derailed with big stimulus news plus a 2020 recap.

Duration:00:56:00

Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz, and Matt Katz-Bohen is Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum and more

12/15/2020
We welcome guests Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under), Peter Yanowitz (The Wallflowers) and Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie) aka Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum. Also, trouble at an adult website and should Facebook be broken up?

Duration:00:54:49

Georgia Runoffs Update, News Roundup

12/8/2020
The latest with the Georgia runoff election and a News Roundup.

Duration:00:54:21

Guest: Edward Aguilar (Students for Tomorrow), #DiaperDon

12/1/2020
Guest 17-year-old Edward Aguilar is the Chief Executive Officer of Students for Tomorrow, working to get students registered to vote for Georgia’s upcoming runoffs. Also, #DiaperDon and Biden transition talk.

Duration:00:51:35

Guest: Dr. Ted Johnson, Lindsay Graham Sucks

11/24/2020
73 million people voted for a racist. Let’s try to make some sense of it. Dr. Ted Johnson, Senior Fellow at Brennan Center for Justice, joins It’s News to Us. His work explores the role that race plays in electoral politics. Also, why is Senator Lindsey Graham such a weirdo? Also, it appears he might […]

Duration:00:54:39

Guest: David Duchovny, Trump Won’t Concede

11/10/2020
Actor David Duchovny shares his thoughts on the election and plays his new song. Meanwhile, DJT refuses to admit he lost.

Duration:00:53:47

Guests: Rick Gates, Carolyn Maloney

11/3/2020
Both sides of the aisle before Election Day. Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York’s 12th (running for re-election) and former Trump campaign political consultant, and star witness in the Mueller investigation, Rick Gates.

Duration:00:51:07

Guest: Shannon Freshour for Congress, News Round-up

10/27/2020
Guest Shannon Freshour is a proud Ohioan running for Congress in Ohio’s 4th district. She’s going to defeat the infamous Jim Jordan. Also, DJT is facing a legal storm if he loses on election night.

Duration:00:54:30

Guest: Emily Kinkead for PA, Election Stuff

10/20/2020
What’s going on with The Senate race? Also, Emily Kinkead, Democratic Nominee (and presumed winner), for PA House District 20, joins the show.

Duration:00:59:17