- Jun. 5, 2013 8:43 amBy louisehartmann
Yesterday, President Obama dared Republicans to continue their obstruction by announcing three nominations to the DC District Court of Appeals. His nominees are U.S. District Court Judge Leon Wilkins, Georgetown law professor Cornelia Pillard, and Patricia Ann Millett, a partner at the prestigious law firm Akin Gump.
- Jun. 4, 2013 12:20 pmBy shawnt56
Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm ET M-F!In for Thom today, please welcome Dr. Mike Newcomb, The Mike Newcomb Show, 1480AM KPHX, Phoenix, AZ
Hour One: SCOTUS delivers another blow to privacy - Michael Risher, ACLU of Northern California / Plus, is there a link between HPV and throat cancer?
- Jun. 4, 2013 9:13 amBy louisehartmann
Yesterday, Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg passed away, after months of ailing health. The New Jersey Senator was 89, and he was the last remaining World War II veteran in the Senate. Throughout his five terms in office, Senator Lautenberg was a champion for progressive issues. He fought for causes ranging from women's health to LGBT equality to ending the subsidies for Big Oil.
- Jun. 3, 2013 8:42 amBy louisehartmann
Eleven days after a deadly tornado hit the city of Moore, Oklahoma, five more tornadoes hit that state, killing at least 13 people, and injuring more than one hundred. Among the lives lost were three Discovery Channel storm chasers, Carl Young, and Tim and Paul Samaras. The storms hit just as roads and highways were jammed with rush hour traffic, leaving many people stuck in the path of approaching twisters.