3:35pm ET - When Ben Terris, who writes for the Washington Post's Style section,
discovered that Rep. Aaron Schock’s (R-Ill.) new office in the Rayburn Office
Building was designed to resemble the dining room of the PBS show “Downton Abbey”, it created a media buzz and further fueled speculation around the
congressman. Ben joins us today to tell
us all about the Republican congressman’s new digs and discuss why he refuses
to talk about. You can also follow Ben on twitter.
4:05pm ET - In 2013, Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo were thrust into the spotlight of the fight for marriage equality in the United States when they became the plaintiffs in the landmark Prop 8 case in California. On June 28, 2013, Paul and Jeff were married at Los Angeles City Hall by Mayor Antonio Villariagosa and now they’re here to share their wedded bliss with SiriusXM listeners! From accidental activists to newlywed couple, Paul and Jeff will discuss their views on relationships, married life, and the changing landscape of LGBT social issues in America. Just in time for Valentine's Day, the series kicks off on February 13th with a 'True Love' theme. Paul and Jeff will debate the importance of Valentine's Day for LGBT couples, the dubious merits of having in-laws as extended house guests, and how technology and dating apps have transformed the way people meet each other. You can also follow Paul and Jeff on twitter.
4:35pm ET - A worldwide race is now on to perfect the next great engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and has the capacity to catapult the winner of this race into a new era of economic and political power; but can the United States win? In his new book The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World Steve LeVine, the Washington correspondent for Quartz gives a thrilling account of invention, commercialization, and deception; exposing the layers of aspiration, disappointment, competition, and ambition behind this great turning point in the history of technology. Steve joins us today to discuss the book and tell the story of a group of geniuses who are trying to solve this next monumental task of physics. You can also follow Steve on twitter.
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