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Rick Santorum won all three primaries last night, what does this mean for Mitt Romney and the GOP?

There are bad nights, then there are REALLY bad nights, and then there are nights like the one Mitt Romney had last night.  Three states held caucuses and primaries Tuesday night to pick a Republican nominee for President – including Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota – and it was a clean sweep for Rick Santorum.

Rick Santorum won all three primaries last night, what does this mean for Mitt Romney and the GOP?

There are bad nights, then there are REALLY bad nights, and then there are nights li

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 7th, 2012

Please welcome progressive strategist & syndicated columnist Karl Frisch in for Thom today

Hour One: Murdoch hits the hacking trifecta - Eric Boehlert, Media Matters for America / Plus, the next to your privacy...automated license plate readers

Hour Two: OWS needs to denounce violence - Tina Dupuy, Crooks and Liars

Why does a routine FAA spending bill include harsh anti-union language, making it harder for transportation workers to organize?

The Republican strategy on Capitol Hill of legislating through hostage taking worked yesterday – and now unions are screwed.  House Republicans demanded that a routine FAA spending bill include harsh anti-union language that makes it harder for transportation workers to organize.  The change raises the threshold for seeking a union from 35% to 50% for transportation workers – and Republican basically said if Democrats don’t agree to it

Daily Topics - Monday February 6th, 2012

Hour One: Stop anti-union legislation in the House - Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers / Plus, Occupy DC raided - Jason McGaughey, Participant-Occupy DC

Hour Two: "The Obama Hate Machine" - Bill Press, The Bill Press Show

Will all 50 Attorneys General waive their right to pursue criminal investigations on Wall Street?

All 50 Attorneys General across the nation have until today to decide if they’re going to sign on to a settlement with the nation’s biggest banks to let banksters off the criminal hook for widespread fraud committed on Wall Street during the financial crisis.  The settlement – which is against the biggest of the big banks like JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo – is worth $25 billion – which is chump change compared to the rea

Daily Topics - Friday February 3rd, 2012

Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

Hour Two: Exposing big $ corruption in politics - Lee Fang, United Republic

How ALEC is turning our Democracy into a Corporatocracy...

Our democracy is screwed.  It’s been long speculated that Republican state lawmakers are taking their orders from the shadowy right-wing think tank funded by the Koch Brothers and known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) – and now there’s proof.  It was discovered in Florida – when Republican State Representative Rachel Burgin introduced legislation in the state House back in November that - oops - still in

Daily Topics - Thursday February 2nd, 2012

Hour One: If you're Cold, Naked and Hungry - an IPO isn't going to help you! / Plus, San Onofre nuclear plant radiation leak...a warning?  Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear

Hour Two: Candidates or special interest groups...who's really running?  Paul Sherman, Institute for Justice / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Should sugar be regulated like alcohol & tobacco?

You now have the right-to-work-FOR-LESS in Indiana

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels took his state backwards on Wednesday – signing legislation to make Indiana the 23rd “right-to-work” state in the nation.  It’s the first state in ten years to go right-to-work and also the first state in the nation’s manufacturing belt to adopt a right-to-work law, which starves labor unions of much-needed funding.

So what can workers in Indiana expect now?  First off – lower wages.&nbsp

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