Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Joe Sudbay, a DC-based political consultant with over twenty-five years of experience at both the state and federal level, is sitting in for Michelangelo today. Joe has served as a Deputy Editor at AMERICAblog and AMERICAblog Gay and in February 2009, he became the first blogger credentialed to attend a presidential news conference and was one of five bloggers to conduct the first-ever sit-down interview with President Obama. In his non-blogging time, Joe works with nonprofit organizations, companies, and campaigns, primarily designing and implementing strategies for dealing with the social networking and online world. He's got some great things planned for the day so be sure to tune in and give him a call.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

In recent week, the nation has witnessed multiple episodes of gun violence and killings from Kentucky to Pittsburgh to California, but the outcomes of the midterm election offer hope to more gun law reforms and renewed interest in gun safety. Political scientist at SUNY Cortland and author of five books on gun policy, Robert Spitzer, wrote a new op-ed in the New York Times about how the midterm election results suggest that the power of the N.R.A. may be diminishing. He joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, the midterms came and went but votes are still being tallied in key races, Trump replaced Jeff Sessions with Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General and the horrific shooting in Thousand Oaks, CA. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

Back in 1972, Aretha Franklin recorded her album Amazing Grace, which went on to become the bestselling gospel album in America. Forty Six years later, a new music documentary brings that event to theaters with decades old concert footage. Filmmakers Alan Elliott and Tirrell Wittley, Aretha’s publicist Gwendolyn Quinn, and her niece and nephew Sabrina Garrett Owens and Vaughn Franklin join me on the show today to talk all about it.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

The nation was transfixed by Beto O'Rourke's challenging Ted Cruz in Texas, and when he lost, many were disappointed. Yet, the turnout in Texas shows huge gains for progressive, from a variety of down ballot wins to signs of a younger, more diverse electorate. President and Executive Director of the Texas Freedom Network Kathy Miller joins me on the show today to talk all about the transformation in Texas.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened from the midterm elections, disputed results as the ballots are still being counted, and Trump’s pick of Matthew Whitaker as the acting Attorney General.  John returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and whole lot more, John is The Nation’s national-affairs correspondent, a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of The Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Friday, November 09, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

In between horrific mass shootings in Pittsburgh, PA, and Thousand Oaks, CA, we had the midterm elections—a moment that could pave the way for change. Now, it’s time to hold politicians to their promises for meaningful gun reform. Founder and Director of Guns Down Igor Volsky joins me on the show today to talk about the new campaign to hold elected officials accountable.

New Jersey’s congressional district 7, which spans from the suburbs of New York City to farmland, was one of the key districts the Democrats won on Tuesday. Former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor under Obama, Tom Malinowski, won election to become the new representative of the district. He joins me on the show today to talk about his priorities for the district and Democrat-led Congress.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with the midterm elections, Trump firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the White House barring a CNN reporter.  Joining me today to help us wrap up the week in politics is Eleanor Clift the Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast, where she covers the White House and writes about politics and culture.  Eleanor welcome back to the show!

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Thursday, November 08, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Noah Michelson, the Editorial Director at the new HuffPost Personal and Co-host of the Love + Sex Podcast returns to the show as he does every Thursday to help us close out the week with the stories making headlines over at HuffPost.

Yesterday, the White House stripped CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his security credentials after a heated scene at a press conference earlier in the day. This latest move represents yet another attempt to chill the media after Trump and the White House have framed the press the enemy of the people. SiriusXM’s chief DC correspondent Olivier Knox experiences the Trump administration press room first hand and is also the president of the White House Correspondents' Association. He joins me on the show today to talk about press freedoms and more.

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Last night, Democrats earned victories even in districts drawn to keep them out of power. Now, as Democratic control in state governments and several ballot proposals could lay the groundwork for fairer redistricting. Senior fellow at the Center of American Progress Action Fund and the Editor of ThinkProgress Justice Ian Millhiser joins me on the show to talk all redistricting and more on the midterm elections.

Last night, the Democrats made history from winning the House back to marking a number of historical first as diverse candidate racked up victories. As we continue unpacking the victories and losses, Political Director of Daily Kos and Publisher of Daily Kos Elections David Nir joins me to talk all about last night’s elections and look to 2020.

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Election Day on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127


Southwestern Texas congressional district 23 stretches from western San Antonio to just outside El Paso. Democratic Party candidate Gina Ortiz Jones could become the first Iraq War veteran, first Filipina-American and first out-lesbian to represent Texas in Congress if she can unseat two-term incumbent Will Hurd. She joins me on the show today to talk all about it.



Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened from more threats of voter suppression in Georgia, to major reform ballot initiatives around the country to election day excitement. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.


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