The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

1. DC sports update wiht Mitch Malasky

2. EXCLUSIVE: @DEBBYGIRL1 of Anonymous gives us a look inside the war on Westboro Baptist Church

3. ALan Rosenblatt explains the social media firepower behind Anonymous righteous war on WBC

4. Activist of the Week: Zaid Jilani, Progressive Change Campaign Committee

5. How It Should Be: How we should expand Social Security and Medicare

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1. The Deported? What to make of the Piers Morgan petition and other weird White House petitions

2. Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call: GOP angling to blame Dems for fiscal cliff dive

3. "It's the end of the world as we know it": Ice caps melting faster than we think

4. Chained CPI benefit cut or not? Okay or not? Daniel Marans v. Spandan Chakrabarti, The People's View 

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1. DC Statehood 

2. SHuster politics and fiscal cliff round-up

3. NRA and Wayne LaPierre: Evil genius or just evil?

4. Shuster: David Gregory should apologize for using illegal ammo clip on Meet the Press

5. Cliff Schecter on Dick Armey, The National Review, and right-wing hypocrisy

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Hour 3
First 6:00 Preview of special DC Sports Beat with Mitch Malasky on Jews in sports
1  Social Meda with Alan Rosenblatt - Anonymous declaring war on Westboro Baptist Church
2  Activist of the Week: Erik Loomis, who got death threats for tweeting that he wanted Wayne LaPierre's head on a stick
3  Shuster leads discussion of DC statehood bill introduced by Lieberman
4  Daniel Marans "How It Should Be" - How Obama should nominate top cabinet posts
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Hour 2
First 6:00 Marans on the remedies he used to beat his cold
1  John Yarmouth (D-KY) on changing his mind about gun control 
2  Shuster on Bill O'Reilly spending more time on War on Xmas than actual wars.
3  Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters on "Rush Limbaugh, Misinformer of the Year"
4. Ari Rabin-Havt and Shuster 
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Hour 1
First 6:00  Shuster/Marans/Malasky on Mayan armageddon
1  Shuster on guns latest with reaction from Marans/Malasky 
2  Shuster/Marans on fiscal cliff and Obama throwing Social Security into negotiations
3  Shuster/Charles Showalter on Michigan "right to work" legislation
4  Shuster/Cliff Schechter on conservative media, including National Review saying Sandy Hook elementary needed "more men."
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Hour 2
1.  CT massacre latest news
2.  Matt Stoller, Roosevelt Instititute and Salon, on CT school massacre (@matthewstoller)
3.  Daniel Newhauser, Congressional reporter for Roll Call, on potential for gun legislation in Congress (@dnewhauser)
4.  MI State Rep. Brandon Dillon (D, Grand Rapids) on opposing Michigan's right-to-work law (@brandondillon75)
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Hour 3
1.  Alan Rosenblatt on social media/CT massacre
2. Activist of the Week: Rebecca Nagle one of creators of "Pink Loves Consent" anti-rape underwear, and head of feminist anti-rape group FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture (@LoveConsent, @upsettingrapecu)
3. Rainforest Action Network's Robin Averbeck who works on fighting deforestationin Indonesia by limiting demand (@RAN)
4. How It Should Be - Gun Violence and American Exceptionalism
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Hour 1
1. Shuster solo - Latest news on CT school massacre
2. Cliff Schecter reaction to CT 
3. Cliff Schecter on details of shooter and the weapons he used
4.  Charles Showalter (@TheUnionEdge), a gun owner, on gun rights after mass shooting in CT
Direct download: p1hour-12-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

1. Social Media with Alan Rosenblatt: Twitter announces Jim DeMint's departure, and the secret to Obama Administration's socia media success
2. Activist of the Week: Brad Johnson, Campaign Manager of Forecast the Facts, a new climate change action group 
3. Misinformation on the right: Why do Republicans think ACORN won the election for Obama? Why did GOP senators vote down UN disability rights treaty?
4. Marans's How it Should Be (part 2 in pre-Inauguration series): How pot should be legal in all 50 states
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT

1. Kevin Roose of New York Magazine on how Fix the Debt became a CEO/Wall St. kaffeklatsche of influence peddling
2. Charlie Mitchell on Filibuster reform
3. President Obama's challenges on foreign policy: Susan Rice, Syria, and Palestinian state recognition at UN. (Shuster, Marans, and Mitch Malasky)
4. Aziz Abu Sarah, Palestinian peace activist and author, on hope for a 2-state solution despite recent events
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

1. Shuster political roundup including latest Obama v. Boehner
2. The real fiscal cliff: Corporate profits continue to hit record high, wages hit record low. (Shuster + Marans)
3. Dave Zirin, Sports Editor at The Nation, on Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide, the NFL handling of it, and 
4. Cliff Schecter on Bob Costas stance against gun culture, and Fox News' sadly predictable smear campaign against him
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

1. Alan Rosenblatt on how Weibo, China's version of Twitter, is opening up China 
2. Corporate/social responsibility in media:  Fox News' anti-American, false reporting of the "war on Christmas"
3. Activist of the Week: Josh Stearns of Free Press on holding the FCC accountable and preventing Rupert Murdoch from monopolizing media
4. How it should be: How we should keep money out of elections and how the media should point out conflicts of interests, like Simpson & Bowles getting $40,000 a speech
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:40am EDT

1.Shuster roundup of week's political news & events - including shots fired on Benghazi, and UN Amabssador Susan Rice
2. Allie Braswell, CEO of the Central Florida Urban League, on Florida GOP officials acknowledging politically motivated voter suppression 
3. Marans on what he saw at the Black Friday protest at Walmart in Secaucus, NJ 
4. Matt Stoller of Salon on Walmart protest effectiveness & progressive strategy in Obama's 2nd term
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:35am EDT

1. Charlie Mitchell on latest Congress/Obama regarding Bush tax cuts
2. Charlie Mitchell on lame duck Congress: sequester & other issues. Is Social Security off table in fiscal cliff negotiations as Durbin says?
3. Marans on Grover Norquist - The man behind the infamous "Taxpayer Protection Pledge"?
4. Cliff Schechter on Obama/White House strategy... plus, potential Rand Paul GOP candidacy in 2016. 
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:28am EDT

1-2. Debate: Should progressives vote Obama or not? Matt Stoller v. Ken Sofer, Part 1
3-4. Buddy Cianci, former mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

1. Dave Zirin on how the NFL refs beat the lockout
2. Activist of the Week: Lorella Praeli, United We Dream
3. Shuster grills & debates Dave Walker, of the Comeback America Initiative on the causes & solutions to our national debt
4. Comedian Scott Rogowsky has social media questions for Alan "Dr. Digipol" Rosenblatt
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

1. The moment when the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act
2. Shuster launches a jihad on Rep. Louie Gohmert over Gohmert's reaction to Aurora, CO, shooting
3. Activist of the Week: Kristen Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO & Executive DIrector of MomsRising.org & Host of Moms Rising Radio
4. Social Responsibility: Buy Hickey Freeman menswear, not Donald Trump's clothing line
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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Hour 2
1 Charlie Mitchell on Obama v. Congress over Bush tax cuts expiring on wealthy
2 Charlie Mitchell on everything else Congress took up this week
3 Angelo Carusone on Petition to have Macy's dump Donald Trump.
4 Interview with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver outgoing head of the Congressional Black Caucus on racism in the Tea Party
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Hour 3
1 Alan Rosenblatt on #Gaza, #Twinkies & a joke Boehner staff made about Obama's birthday present to the Speaker
2 Activist of the week: William Fletcher, Walmart worker from Duarte, CA, who will be walking out and protesting on Black Friday 
3  Daniel Marans reporting on grassroots Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY 
4 *New* How It Should Be: How The Media and Politicians Should Talk About Ronald Reagan and Tip O'Neill and the Social Security Compromise of 1983
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Hour 1

1 Shuster roundup of week. (Obama presser, Boehner on taxes, Pelosi to stay on, Petraeous scandal, Petraeous testimony about Benghazi)
2 Shuster/Marans on GOP media turmoil. (Hannity questions Dick Morris, Dick Morris says he felt "call of duty" to predict Romney landslide.)
3 Shuster/Marans discussion of Progressives' meeting with Obama, Sen. Sanders activism summit, and fight within caucus on cuts to Big 3
4 Cliff Schechter on Obama's outreach to progressives.
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

Hour 3
1. Alan Rosenblatt on election day Twitter records broken -- and mainstream media reporting based on tweets, what is fair game?
2. Activist of the Week: Lorella Praeli (@LorellaLuciana), United We Dream (@UnitedWeDream) -- undocumented youth fighting for education equality
3. Election Night interview: Rep. Raul Grijalva (@RepRaulGrijalva) (D, AZ-3), Co-Chair Congressional Progressive Caucus (@USProgressives)
4. How Do We Do That: How to make bring our third-world voting system into the 21st century (@rickhasen, @WhyTuesday)
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Hour 2
1. Charlie Mitchell (@cfmtan): Introducing the 113th Congress
2. Charlie Mitchell: Implications of the election for a fiscal Grand Bargain in the lame duck session of Congress
3. Day after Election Day interview: Congresswoman-Elect Cheri Bustos (@cheribustos) (D, IL-17) talks victory, bringing jobs home (#Sensata)
4. Marans/Shuster: Inspiring stories from election day 2012 and the quirks of Montana: Libertarian or not? (@jontester, @LPNational)
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Hour 1

1. Shuster on Obama Victory / Romney Concession
2. Shuster on Senate wins -- especially Hoosier disaster Richard Mourdock -- and campaign highlights
3. Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) of Media Matters (@mmfa) on the Fox News implosion on election night
4. Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter): 2012 election proves progressives can win in swing states
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Hour 3
1  Alan Rosenblatt on Social Media
2  Activist of the Week Joe Szakos, Executive Director of Virginia Organizing
3  Jim Graves, Democrats running against Michelle Bachmann for Congress
4  How do I do that - How do you find your polling place -- and report voter suppression
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Hour 2
1  Charlie Mitchell on the race for the Senate 
2  Charlie Mitchell on negativity in the 2012 election
3  Mike Tracey on Jersey shore wreckage
4  Daniel Marans -- The role of climate change in Hurricane Sandy
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Hour 1
1  Shuster final stretch presidential debate analysis
2  Col. Chris Perkins Candidate in Virginia's 11th
3  Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11)
4  Cliff Schecter live from Ohio on Ohio
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

10-27 1st Hour: Take Action News with David Shuster
Hour 1
1. Shuster on 3rd & Final Presidential Debate/2012 Race
2. Shuster on IN Senate candidate Richard Mourdock
3. Irin Carmon, staff writer for Salon, on Mourdock & the Right's plans to dismantle Roe v. Wade
4. Cliff Schecter on election 2012
Direct download: TAN_10.27_Hour_1_Revised.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Hour 2
1. Charlie Mitchell on the fight to control both houses of Congress in 2012 & the push to avoid a "fiscal cliff"
2. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-9) on why Obama will win and Simpson-Bowles is a sham
3. Shuster rant on subjects not covered during the debate: Buying American; racism; & climate change
4. Desi Doyen, The Green News Report on debate silence on Climate change
Direct download: TAN_10.27_Hour_2_01.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Hour 3
1. Alan Rosenblatt - Sen. Chuck Grassley's deer & Tweetreach
2. Activist of the Week: Phyllis Cleveland, Cleveland city councilwoman for Ward 5, who led fight to get Clear Channel to remove & replace voter suppression billboards
3. Craig Ungar, author "Boss Rove" -- how Karl Rove is running the show behind the scenes & how it could affect election outcome
4. How Do I Do That: How to Talk to GOP relatives
Direct download: TAN_10.27_Hour_3.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Hour 3
1. Social Media with Alan Rosenblatt: Why did Romney's binders take off on social media after last week's presidential debates? What are ways people can use social media to protect voting rights on election day?
2. Activist of the Week: Maya Rockeymoore, chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, and host of We Act Radio's Pivot Point 
3. IL warehouse worker
4. How Do I Do That: Protips on how to avoid some of the worst pitfalls associated with moving into a new house or apartment.
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Hour 2
1. Charlie Mitchell, editor-in-chief of Take Action News, provides an update on tough House election races
2. Cheri Bustos, Democratic candidate for Congress in IL-17 where #Sensata workers fight for their jobs
*Special Report on Political Pressure in the Workplace*
3. Alec MacGillis, Senior Editor of The New Republic on pressure to donate to Repubicans at Murray Energy, the coutry's largest privately held coal company
4. Mark Ames, Senior Editor at Not Safe for Work Corporation, expert in Russia policy, and author of "Going Postal," on why employer political coercion resembles tactics used by Putin in Russia that has been written up by human rights organizations.
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Hour 1
1.  Shuster presidential debate roundup
2.  Shuster 2012 election recap: Funny moments from Al Smith dinner, and will Obama's "Romnesia" line of attack stick to Romney?
3. Jodi Jacobson, Editor-in-Chief, RH (reproductive health) Reality Check on women's health & reproductive rights in the 2012 presidential election.
4. Cliff on Tagg Romney wanting to "punch Obama."  Funny, I thought the Romneey way was to pin you down and cut your hair?
 
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Hour 3

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Hour 1

1. Shuster - Presidential Debate recap

2. Shuster & Daniel Marans - President Obama's Social Security line that rankled Democrats

3-4. To vote for Obama or not? Progressive v. Progressive. Matt Stoller, fellow at the Roosevelt Institute argues against voting for Obama, on grounds that drone strikes are murderous and the President is not interested in fighting for the middle class. Ken Sofer, research assistant in National Security and International Policy team at the Center for American Progress, believes the PResident has done well considering his political opposition, and is less skeptical of drone strikes.

Hour 2

1. Charlie Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of Take Action News, tells us his thoughts on the Presidential debate and what is new in Congress.

2. Charlie Mitchell on how a Romney Administration might handle the "fiscal cliff" and debt negotiations at year's end, if elected.

3. Shuster and Marans discuss more of the week's news: Paul Ryan calling 30% of Americans dependent because they want to be; and how President Obama's Social Security remarks reveal a willingness to strike a Grand Bargain that may anger progressives.

4. Nicole Belle of Crooks & Liars makes the case that Gov. Jerry Brown of California should not have vetoed the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights.

Hour 3

1. Alan Rosenblatt on social media, with guest Phil Wolgin of Center for American Progress's Immigration Policy Team, on how CAP publicized a new study of economic benefits of the dream act, using the first ever Twitter press release.

2. Activist of the Week - Nick Nyhart, President and CEO of Public Campaign, on fighting for transparency in the Presidential debate rules and getting money out of politics.

3. Mimi Marziani, Counsel in the Brenn Center for Justice's Democracy Program, explains the significance of the Pennsylvania court ruling against the state's law requiring a photo ID to vote. 4. How Do I Do That - Marans explains how to donate your old bike to a third-world country.

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Hour 1

1. Shuster- Election 2012

2. Shuster/Marans- GOP claims of "conspiracy" over polling. 

3. Dave Zirin- (@edgeofsports) on end of NFL ref lockout

4. Cliff Schecter- More Election 2012/Debate prep

Hour 2

1-2. Charlie Mitchell- News from the Hill

3. Larry Korb- National Security http://www.americanprogress.org/about/staff/korb-lawrence-j/bio/

4. Possible extension of Korb / Corporate responsibility: Dr. Bronner's hemp natural soap & shower products (eco-friendly; made through Palestinian-Israeli cooperation)

Hour 3

1. Social media: Alan Rosenblatt with Stu Trevelyan

2. Activist of the Week: Zofia Hausmann, Director of The Agtivists (@agtivists) 

3. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (@SenSherrodBrown)

4. How Do I Do That 

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Hour 1
1. The Romney 47%- Daniel Marans 
2. Romney's Latino "outreach" Amanda P. Beadle,Thinkprogress.org 
3. Chicago teachers' Strike ends - Kenzo Shibata (@KenzoShibata), New Media Coordinator for the Chicago Teachers' Union (@CTULocal1)
4. More Election 2012 with Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter), co-owner of We Act Radio.
Hour 2
1. Riots at US embassies in Middle East & Asia - Jake Meth (@jakemeth), Copy Editor at Egypt Independent in Cairo, Aziz Abu Sarah (@azizabusarah), Palestinian activist and author, co-Executive Director of the Center for World Religions
2. Romney's caught-on-tape remarks on Palestinian state- Aziz
3. Obama brings trade case against China - Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller)
4. Mortgage fraud task force; financial reform; #OWS 1-year anniversary - Matt Stoller 
Hour 3
1. Social Media with Ben Barnett (@PoliticiansTV)
2. Activist of the Week - Sister Marge Clark a lobbyist with NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby (@NETWORKLobby)
3. Latest on Voter ID law in PA, and attempts to organize against it, register people - Rashad Robinson (@rashadrobinson), Executive Director of ColorofChange.org (@colorofchange),
4. Alex Lawson, "How to file a FOIA request?"
Direct download: TAN-9-22-fullshow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Hour 1
1  Politics 2012:  Romney/Obama foreign policy crisis
2  Interview Alice Fordham (@AliceFordham) correspondent for the National (@TheNationalUAE) in Libya
3  Wayne Powell, running against Eric Cantor, in Virginia's 7th district (@Powell4VA)
4  Cliff Schechter on latest political polls + trends (@cliffschecter)
 
Hour 2
1  Charlie Mitchell on US/Israel/Netanyahu (@cfmtan)
2  Charlie Mitchell on Congress/potential for "election wave"
3  Frank Menzies, Director of Instrumental Music at Jones College Prep in South Loop neighborhood of Chicago- will be speaking to us live from the drum corps at the major rally downtown in Chicago tomorrow (#CTUStrike, @KenzoShinbata)
4  Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute (@economicpolicy) 
 
Hour 3
1  Becky Bond interview - Political Director, CREDO Mobile (@CREDOMobile)
2  Activist of the Week - Raymond Lopez a warehouse worker in California's inland empire and member of Warehouse Workers United (@wwunited)
3  Israel/Iran/Obama/Netanyahu - Jeremy Ben-Ami (@JeremyBenAmi), Founder & President of J Street (@jstreetdotorg), "The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans"
4  Corp/Social responsibility and How do I do that
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Special Edition - Interviews and analysis from Take Action News' live coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Hour 1

Segment 1 Former President Bill Clinton's speech at DNC: Excerpts & analysis
Segment 2 First Lady Michelle Obama & MA Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren speeches at DNC: Excerpts & analysis 
Segment 3 Interview with Former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta                                                                        Segment 4 President Obama's speech at DNC: Excerpts

Hour 2

Segment 1 - Rep. Danny K. Davis (D, IL-7) talks first meeting Obama in Chicago politics
Segment 2 - Daniel Marans talks with DNC delegates on the convention hall floor
Segment 3 - Karl Frisch of Bullfight Streategies gives his take on the RNC & DNC 
Segment 4 - Former New Mexico Governor & Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on why people should vote Libertarian, and why he's outspoken in favor of legalizing pot

Hour 3

Segment 1- Larry O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart.tv, gives a conservatives perspective on the DNC, saying Democrats have been snubbing him. 
Segment 2 - Rep. Tim Ryan (D, OH-17) talks with Daniel Marans about a Grand Bargain to cut Social Security or Medicare in exchange for tax increases
Segment 3 - Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, on why compromise is not a virtue unto itself  
Segment 4 - How Do I Do That: Shuster & Marans on how to do a political convention right

Some YouTube videos of interviews David SHuster & the Take Action News team did at the DNC are available at: http://www.youtube.com/WeActRadio

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Hour 1

Segment 1 GOP convention
Segment 2 Nasty tone of GOP/Story of CNN Camera woman, discussion with Marans and Callahan. 
Segment 3 Dave Zirin (@edgeofsports), Sports Editor for The Nation, calls for NFL boycott over lockout of referees fighting wage & benefit cuts 
Segment 4 Cliff Schechter on GOP convention and Ohio voting 

Hour 2

Segment 1 - Paul Singer/TBA fact checks Romney and Ryan (@singernews)
Segment 2 - Paul Singer/TBA previews dem convention.
Segment 3 - NYT's Sam Dolnick on NJ halfway houses scandal. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/features/timestopics/series/unlocked/index.html
Segment 4 - Corporate responsibility: Boycott Hyatt; Most Hiltons are okay www.HotelWorkersRising.orgwww.HyattHurts.org

Hour 3

Segment 1: Social media with Alan Rosenblatt
Segment 2 - Activist of the Week Lee Rowland of the Brennan Center for Justice (@brennancenter) on court ruling overturning restrictions on Florida's voter registration groups
Segment 3 - Lee Rowland on voting: The fights in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia & Texas. http://www.rockthevote.com/rtv_voter_registration.html?source=rtv.com-homegraphic 
http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/state_restrictions_on_voter_registration_drives/  
Segment 4 - Shuster notebook on conventions. How Do I Do That with Daniel Marans: NEXUS pass for expedited entry to Canada, and reporting & replacing a lost passport

Direct download: 9-1fullshow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

HOUR 1

Segment 1: Shuster – Political round up
Segment 2: Shuster – GOP Platform
Segment 3: 12:30 Rob Zerban Dem candidate running against Paul Ryan in Wisconsin 1st congressional district
Segment 4: 12:45 Cliff Schecter – Dem strategy, post Akin scandal

HOUR 2 Segment 1: 1:00 Charlie Mitchell – Romney energy plan
Segment 2: Charlie Mitchell cont. – Health policy
Segment 3: 1:30 Ari Rabin-Havt – Fox News GOP cheerleading
Segment 4: 1:45 Nancy Cohen – GOP war on Women, Akin

HOUR 3
Segment 1: Alan Rosenblatt – Social media segment
Segment 2: Robin Morgan – Activist of the Week
Segment 3: Robin Morgan- Women's Media Center Live launch  
Segment 4: Shuster – Corporate Responsibility/College football

Direct download: fullshow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Hour 1
1. Shuster on 2012 presidential elections
2. Marans & Shuster on difference between Ryan's proposed Medicare cuts & Obama's Medicare savings in the Affordable Care Act
3. Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), Senior Constitutional Policy Expert, Center for American Progress, on Arizona's crackdown on its own legal medical pot
4. Cliff Schecter (@Cliffschecter), co-owner, We Act Radio on Ryan pick and latest shooting in Texas.
Hour 2
1-2. Charlie Mitchell (@cfmtan), Editor-in-Chief, TAN, welfare reform, Romney claim that Obama loosened the work requirement, and the ongoing sags of Darrell Issa pursuing Eric Holder
3. David Frum (@davidfrum), contributing editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast and a CNN contributor, on Ryan VP pick and the themes in his book Patriots
4. Frum debates Ryan VP pick with Francesca Chambers (@fran_chambers), Editor of Red Alert Politics - she likes Ryan pick, Frum not so much
Hour 3
1. Ben Barnett (@PoliticiansTV) on PA Voter ID laws, votespa.com and covering the 2000 DNC as one of the first online reporting teams
2-3. Activist of the Week: Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) is the author of over a dozen books, including most recently, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet about the ongoing impact of climate change, the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and founder of 350.org. McKibben led protests against Keystone XL and fracking.
4. How do I do that? with Daniel Marans
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Rick Smith, host of the Rick Smith Show live from the AFL-CIO's "Workers Stand for America" rally in Philadelphia.

Cliff Schecter of We Act Radio on Paul Ryan Veep pick.

Charlie Mitchell, TAN Editor-in-Chief on Ryan's record in Congress.

Allison Kilkenny, co-host of the progressive political podcast Citizen Radio (wearecitizenradio.com) and independent journalist who blogs at allisonkilkenny.com, on what RYan pick means for the class war and protests across the world against austerity.

Activist of the Week: Elsa Caballero is the SEIU Local 1 Texas State Director, on the raise she helped negotiate for striking janitors in Houston who make $9,000/year for their work, including many in the JP Morgan Chase tower. Leader of "Call me, Jamie" campaign to get Jamie Dimon's attention.

Alan Rosenblatt on Veep pick on Twitter.

Elizabeth McElroy, Secretary-Treasurer of Philadelphia Central Labor Council, live from the AFL-CIO's "Workers Stand for America" rally in Philadelphia. What is state of labor in Philly & PA?

How Do I Do That: How do I estimate what my Social Security benefits would be? Social Security's 77th birthday on August 14.

Direct download: podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT

Hour 1
Presidential Race 2012: A look at Romey's plan to increase taxes on the middle class
Louie Gohmert and the things he says
Daniel Marans on the Chick-Fil-A controversy
Cliff Schecter on the crazy gun law NRA is trying to get passed in TN; Romney’s taxes

Hour 2
Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call: Update from the Hill
Corporate responsibility: Boycott Palermo’s Pizza
John Taylor, President & CEO, National Community Reinvestment Coalition on the refusal by Ed DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, to reduce the principal amount people owe on their underwater home mortgages.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) on running strong on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Hour 3
Alan Rosenblatt on social media: Twitter election meters with Paul Singer, Politics Editor of USA Today
Activist of the Week: Michael Skolnik, Political Director to Russell Simmons, and Editor-in-Chief of the Global Grind  
How Do I Do That with Daniel Marans

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This week's show:

Dave Zirin of the Nation and The Edge of Sports XM radio show talking NCAA.

Cliff Schecter on the politics and reality of guns.

Michael McAuliff of the Huffington Post on what's new in Congress.

Matt Stoller of BrandX & the Roosevelt Institute.

Brad Crelia, Editor-at-Large of Hivster.com on 2012 Internationl AIDS conference.

Ben Barnett of the Philly Media Bureau on social media.

Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the Domestic Workers Alliance, our Activist of the Week on the fight for paid sick leave in New York City.

Will O'Neill, on returning his Eagle Scout badge to protests Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay discrimination.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and KHXI-FM, FM 99.9 in Sallisaw, OK.

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Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and KHXI-FM, FM 99.9 in Sallisaw, OK.

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Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and KHXI-FM, FM 99.9 in Sallisaw, OK.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm ET  

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm ET  

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm ET  

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LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm ET  

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action. Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and WVKO 1580AM in Columbus, OH. Take Action News is also broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area, Saturdays 4pm-7pm CT (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South).

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Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area, broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area, broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at WPWC We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area, broadcast on WCPT 820AM in the Chicago area (also 92.5 FM West, 92.7 FM North, 99.9 FM South) and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News with David Shuster 3/3/2012

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News with David Shuster 2/18/2012

Take Action News with David Shuster

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

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Take Action News with David Shuster 2/11/2012

Take Action News with David Shuster

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

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