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Episodes

Police Reform In Congress

5/11/2021
Leslie begins the show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories she covers during the segment: 1. ASSOCIATED PRESS: "Gaza militants, Israel trade new rocket fire and airstrikes" 2. AXIOS: "FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds" 3. ASSOCIATED PRESS: "AP-NORC poll: Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response" 4. AXIOS: "HHS restores Obama-era transgender health care protections" Leslie is then joined by Atiba Madyun, President/CEO of...

Duration:00:42:24

Progressives' Response to Biden's First 100 Days; Liz Cheney and the GOP's Future

5/10/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by John Nichols, the National Political Correspondent for 'The Nation,' and Author of the new book, "The Fight for the Soul of the...

Duration:00:40:22

Can the U.S. Meet President Biden's Latest Vaccination Goal?

5/7/2021
With Mother's Day being this Sunday, Leslie begins the show with a brief monologue on what it's been like to be a Mother during the COVID-19 pandemic. Next, Leslie gives her take on today's news in her 'Ripped from the Headlines' segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. AXIOS: "U.S. adds just 266,000 jobs in April, far below expectations" 2. AXIOS: "Coronavirus cases hit a seven-month low" 3. POLITICO: "Hunger rates plummet after two rounds of stimulus" 4. ASSOCIATED PRESS:...

Duration:00:42:10

Connection Between Abortion and Economic Justice

5/5/2021
Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. They discuss the intersection between two core issues impacting women and people who can become pregnant—abortion bans and economic injustice. At Generation Progress, they apply a reproductive justice framework (a term coined by a group of Black women in 1994) to all of the issues that they work on, understanding that the freedom to decide if, when, and how to...

Duration:00:41:59

America's Changing Attitude On Government Helping People

5/4/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. AXIOS: "Some experts now say U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity" 2. AXIOS: "White House to redirect unordered vaccines to states where demand is higher" 3. AXIOS: "Biden to raise refugee cap to 62,500" 4. NEW YORK TIMES: "Business Coalitions to Speak Out Against Voting Restrictions in Texas" 5. AXIOS: "Garland asks Congress for $85 million in extra funding to fight...

Duration:00:41:17

Getting Into 'Good Trouble' for the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

5/4/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Jonah Minkoff-Zern, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Is For People campaign, where he works to build a national movement for our...

Duration:00:41:54

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

4/30/2021
Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. The two discuss President Biden's joint address to Congress, the 'American Jobs Plan,' infrastructure, manufacturing, 'Buy American' requirements, green jobs and more. The AAM website is AmericanManufacturing.org and their Twitter handle is @KeepItMadeInUSA. Scott's handle is @ScottPaulAAM.

Duration:00:42:00

Breaking Down President Biden's Tax Proposals

4/27/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. NBC NEWS: "Florida Senate advances bill that includes limits on voting by mail, drop boxes" 2. AXIOS: "CDC: Fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks outside" 3. AXIOS: "Pfizer CEO: Oral drug to prevent COVID-19 could be ready next year" 4. AXIOS: "Biden to sign $15 minimum wage executive order for federal contractors" 5. CNBC: "Biden’s 100-day stock market...

Duration:00:41:14

Biden's First 100 Days, Diversity In His Administration

4/26/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of the 'Cook Political Report.' His Twitter handle is @CharlieCookDC. The two discuss President...

Duration:00:41:00

Earth Day and the Fight For Environmental Justice

4/21/2021
Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Edwith Theogene, Executive Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. Tomorrow is Earth Day, which means activists, policymakers, and organizations throughout the country are using this week to draw attention to the fight against climate change and for environmental justice. Young people have long been leaders in this fight, and their desire for action on the climate crisis was a strong motivator for their high voter turnout in the...

Duration:00:39:31

Honoring Workers Lost to COVID-19 and Other Job Hazards Ahead of Workers Memorial Day

4/20/2021
Leslie is joined by Steve Sallman, Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) Health, Safety and Environment Department. Ahead of next week's Worker's Memorial Day, Leslie and Steve discuss and honor workers lost to COVID-19, and other occupational hazards. Workers’ Memorial Day is marked every year on April 28th to honor and remember the workers killed, injured, disabled and made ill from exposures to hazards at work. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s Workers Memorial Day is like no...

Duration:00:41:58

Violence In A Divided America; Previewing Biden's Earth Day Climate Summit

4/19/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Atiba Madyun, President/CEO of The Madyun Group, a government relations firm based in Washington, DC, as well as Party Politics US, a...

Duration:00:41:52

Biden Calls for Summit With Russia As Their Conflict With Ukraine Escalates

4/13/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. AXIOS: "FDA expects J&J vaccine pause to last "a matter of days" 2. AXIOS: "Fallout over Daunte Wright shooting continues" 3. AXIOS: "Obama: Daunte Wright shooting shows "just how badly we need to reimagine policing"" 4. AXIOS: "Virginia AG launches civil rights probe into pepper-spraying of Army officer" During the second half of the show, Leslie is joined by Col. Cedric...

Duration:00:41:36

Evaluating Press Coverage of President Biden, His Budget Proposal, and Governing Strategy

4/12/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Sarah Jones, Editor-in-Chief of PoliticusUSA. The two discuss the press coverage of President Biden compared to the coverage of former...

Duration:00:44:01

Second Chance Month and the Impact Of Collateral Consequences on Young Americans

4/7/2021
Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. We are now almost a week into the month of April, which Generation Progress—and many in the criminal justice reform space—recognize each year as Second Chance Month. Second Chance Month is an opportunity to examine the impacts of collateral consequences for justice-involved people and work towards solutions that would allow these individuals to move forward...

Duration:00:41:59

Biden Infrastructure and the U.S. Economy; Georgia's Voter Suppression Law

4/5/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Dr. Robert Shapiro is the Chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm and a Senior Fellow of the McDonough School of Business at...

Duration:00:42:00

Lawsuit Challenges Georgia's New SB202 Voter Suppression Law

3/31/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. AUDIO: 911 call played today at Derek Chauvin trial of witness who called 911 on the officers at the scene because he believed he "witnessed a murder" 2. AXIOS: "Report: 67% of students who planned school shootings had "potential access" to guns" 3. AXIOS: "Biden announces new actions to combat anti-Asian violence" 4. AXIOS: "Biden's spending plans could...

Duration:00:42:27

Reaction to Secretary Buttigieg's 1st Congressional Hearing; AR-15 Used In Another Mass Shooting

3/26/2021
Leslie is joined by two great guests on two timely topics. First, she's joined by Greg Regan, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, a labor organization consisting of 33 unions that together represent workers in all areas of transportation. Greg gives an analysis of Pete Buttigieg's first congressional hearing as Secretary of Transportation. This includes a discussion of infrastructure, unmet congressional mandates, and more. The website for the Transportation...

Duration:00:42:01

What the Equality Act Would Mean for LGBTQ+ Americans

3/24/2021
Today's guest hosts are Edwith Theogene and Charlotte Hancock, Organizing Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. During today's show they discuss the Equality Act, a key piece of civil rights legislation currently being considered by the Senate that would implement uniform legal protections for people regardless of gender and/or sexual orientation. These protections are critical for LGBTQ+ people in this country, whose protected status varies greatly from state to...

Duration:00:41:36

Strengthening American Manufacturing

3/24/2021
Leslie is joined by Roxanne Brown, the International Vice President at Large for the United Steelworkers. For 20 years, she has served USW members from the union’s Legislative Office in Washington, D.C., most recently as Legislative Director. Brown continues to oversee the union’s public policy and legislative agenda as well as its political work. The two discuss strengthening American manufacturing. Over the last several decades, policy choices led to the offshoring and outsourcing of...

Duration:00:40:53