This hour, we'll discuss the latest news from Washington, as politicians continue to debate the deficit reduction plan proposed by President Obama last week and global economic troubles continue.
President Obama called on Congress today to adopt his new plan, including both spending cuts and tax increases, to reduce the federal deficit by over $3 trillion over the next decade. We'll discuss Obama's plan with Bob Somerby, editor of the Daily Howler, and Marvin 'Doc' Cheatham, past president of the B
Last week, as debate over the debt ceiling was at its peak on Capitol Hill, a group of protesters were arrested for refusing to leave the Capitol building, as they demanded that Congress and the Obama administration not balance the budget on the backs of the nation's poor.
As details from the debt ceiling compromise emerge, pundits and activists from both sides seem unhappy with the deal. Hammered out over the weekend by President Barack Obama and legislative leaders from both parties, the deal proposes cuts to defense and the general budget, no new revenues, and an automati
We continue our discussion about the death of Osama bin Laden. Joining us are:
Today on the show, we feature a discussion of recent current events. Highlights include an analysis of the Barry Bonds verdict in his perjury trial and its after-effects. Other topics include the 2011 budget crises, President Obama's reaction to the situation, and the 2012 elections
Our panel of guests features:
Heather E. Harris and Kimberly Moffit have recently published a book, The Obama Effect Multidisciplinary Renderings of the 2008 Campaign, analyzing Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and its effect. Our guests are the editors themselves, Heather E.
Meshelle joins us in studio to discuss parenting, childhood obesity and Michelle Obama's campaign against it, food deserts, and more. She is the author of 101 Things Every Girl/Young Woman of Color Should Know.
Last night, President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address. We're joined by Bob Somerby, editor of the Daily Howler, and Darlene Kennedy, law professor at Widener Law School, to discuss the speech and the major issues in the United States today.
In the first hour of the show we sit down with a panel of conservatives and get their perspective on the issues of the day including the upcoming State of the Union address to be delivered later today by Mr. Obama
Tonight you're the guest on the Marc Steiner Show! The phone lines are open at 410.319.8888, and you can call in to talk about any of the issues that are on your mind. What do you think about the way President Obama is dealing with the incoming Republican majority in the House? What do you think about the new teachers' contract in Baltimore? What about the new youth jail that's planned
We start the hour off with our weekly segment, "Your Money Matters"
The election of Barack Obama brought to light a divide between the blackelectorate and much of the older generation of prominent black leaders. While the overwhelming majority of black voters backed Obama, many of the civil-rights era leaders initially endorsed Hillary Clinton.
Have you always wanted to improve your money management skills, but didn't know how? The Maryland CASH Campaign has just established the Maryland CASH Academy, which offers free financial education classes. Learn more in this Your Money Matters Segment with Shani Gibson, head of the new Academy.
The election of Barack Obama brought to light a divide between the black electorate and much of the older generation of prominent black leaders. While the overwhelming majority of black voters backed Obama, many of the civil-rights era leaders initially endorsed Hillary Clinton.
The financial reform bill that is currently passing through Congress intends to establish measures to monitor and respond to financial risks and to deal with failing financial institutions.
Oil continues to flood into the gulf, as President Obama held a press conference to defend the US government's handling of the oil spill today. We speak with Jackie Savitz, Senior Campaign Director for the pollution campaigns at Oceana, for an update on the disaster and its implications for the future of US energy policy.
Marc and Anthony review the list of top national stories during the past year and highlight issues already making it to the forefront.
Tonight from West Point, President Obama will outline his strategy for escalation and exit in the war in Afghanistan. His plan of deploying 30,000 more U.S. troops has met with a great deal of controversy, anda lot of house democrats feel that another major escalation is a mistake. If it is, what options do we have? Marc and panel examine the matter from several different perspectives.