The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speaks with Sarah Trumble, Sr. Policy Counsel for Third Way a centrist think tank organization and Sue Roman, Social Activist and Filmmaker. Both will be discussing the need for Gun Control in America, due to the alarming number of American citizens being killed by guns.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Danny K. Davis, who has distinguished himself as an articulate voice for his constituents and as an effective legislator able to move major bills to passage. He has developed a unique and energetic style of communication and interaction with his constituents setting up dozens of advisory task forces to consider significant questions of public policy.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Blake Farenthold, who is working towards a smaller, more accountable and transparent government through his service as a committee member on the House Oversight Committee, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the House Judiciary Committee.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Senator Dick Durbin, who is the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois. Durbin also serves as the Assistant Democratic Leader, the second highest ranking position among the Senate Democrats.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will shine a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, who is serving his second term in the US Congress. He is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and also Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will shine a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who is serving her tenth term (20 years) as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She represents the 18th Congressional District of Texas, centered in Houston, which is the energy capital of the world.
A Senate committee is moving forward on legislation that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods. Vermont is set to require such labels this summer. Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas released draft legislation late Friday that would block that law and create new voluntary labels for companies that want to use them on food packages …
Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take — including thousands of patients who were hit last year with a 5,000 percent price increase for one lifesaving drug! Determined to do something about those despised price hikes, drugmakers themselves have reached into their corporate toolbox for the two …
Glen Ford is the Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report, son of the famed disc jokey Rudy “The Deuce” Rutherford, the first Black television host to have a non-gospel radio in the Deep South. In the 1970s he was a correspondent and journalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House for the Mutual Black network, and later hosted the nation’s first syndicated Black news interview program, “America’s Black Forum.” Since then, Glen has been one of the nation’s leading voices in political and social analysis and commentary on current affairs in the African American community. He is also a founding member of the Washington chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, a board member of the National Alliance of Third World Journalists and is a frequent lecturer on the role of progressive media at universities. His website is BlackAgendaReport.com. Glen’s radio program – The Black Agenda Report – can be heard every Monday at 11:00 am on the Progressive Radio Network
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be shining a Spotlight on Congressman Darrell Issa, who represents the people of California’s 49th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, a seat he has held since 2001.