Daily Topics - Wednesday May 9th, 2012

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Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Latest on President Obama and gay marriage...

Hour Two: Don't moms deserve a safety net too? Carrie Lukas, Independent Womens Forum

Hour Three: Latest on the Caterpillar strike in Joliet, IL - Steve Jones, District 8 IAM&AW

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Latest Headlines

Obama to veto legislation on refugee screening

President Barack Obama would veto a Republican bill introduced in the wake of the Paris attacks to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees

New York officials: No credible ISIS threat against city

There is no credible threat to New York City at this time, officials said

China denies torturing political prisoners

A Chinese delegation denied mistreatement of prisoners held in police stations and deaths in custody

How Stupid Has the Democratic Party Become?

Republicans haven’t taken over red states; Democrats have lost them by not running as real Democrats.

That’s my big takeaway from Alec MacGillis’ fascinating look into the biggest political mystery of our time: why poor white people in red states are not bothering to turn out to vote, leaving the field to Republicans elected by more affluent whites in those states.

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