Jeff Santos Show 1/10/17

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 10, 2017: The Confirmation Hearings Begin!...With Jeff Sessions!... President Obama's Final Speech To The Nation As President!... We'll Preview It With Tuesday Regulars, Mark Taylor-Canfield & Robert Kraig!... President Obama returns to his hometown of Chicago for one final televised speech to the Nation?... What do YOU think he's going to talk about?... What would YOU like to hear him say?... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/9/17

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JANUARY 9, 2017: The Confirmation Hearings Begin This Week!... We're Talking About It With John Nichols, Joe Williams & Jonathan Jackson!... Great to have John Nichols with us today to talk about the final speeches of the Obamas and the rolling out of the Trump Presidency!... We'll also be talking with Jonathan Jackson about the nomination of Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General, one of the most controversial picks, out of a group of controversial picks!... Hearings begin on Wednesday in Congress to start the confirmation process for the President-Elect's appointees!... Many of them have NOT yet completed their required financial paperwork yet!... Are YOU concerned about the process being rushed through?... About conflicts of interest?... Which appointments are the Democrats going to go to the mat to block?... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation HERE.

- Jonathan Jackson, son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson. He was a Bernie Sanders surrogate during the presidential election campaign.

- Joe Williams, political reporter and blogger based in Washington, D.C. Joe has been a long time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show, appearing weekly in the past. He is a news editor with U.S. News & World Report! [Joe couldn't make it at the last minute!...We'll re-schedule him soon!]

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Jeff Santos Show 1/6/17

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 6, 2017: Fridays With Jim Dean & Elaine Cleeton!... The Future Of The ACA!... And A Little Friday Football!... Plans to dismantle Obamacare and turn it into Trumpcare are heating up feverishly in Congress, in anticipation of the new administration!... But what are the Republicans actually going to do?... We'll ask health care whistleblower Wendell Potter about it!... And we'll finish up with some NFL football talk with Jim McBride of the Boston Globe!... First week in the new American reality!... What do YOU think about it?... Happy Friday!... Join The Conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA).

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

- Wendell Potter, author and health care system whistleblower after 20 years working as a CIGNA Executive. His book, "Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans" (on Bloomsbury Press ) is an expose of health insurers and a "stark warning that corporate spin is distorting our democracy". Mr. Potter is a senior analyst at the The Center for Public Integrity and a senior fellow on health care for the Center for Media and Democracy. His latest book is Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

- Jim McBride, Boston Globe sports writer covering the New England Patriots... talking a little NFL football this Friday!

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Jeff Santos Show 1/5/17

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 5, 2017: Congressman Joe Sestak! And Thursday Analysis With Herb Boyd & Jerry Austin!... Taking A Look At The New Denzel Washington Movie "Fences"... It's been a long time since former Congressman & 3-Star Admiral Joe Sestak has been on the show!... Glad to have him back to hear about his recent bid for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania and what he's been doing since that ended!... Plus, it's the first Thursday of the New Year, and we'll hear what Jerry Austin & Herb Boyd have to say about it!... What do YOU think about the President-elect's love fest with Vladimir Putin and the Russians?... Do YOU agree with Jeff that Senators John McCain & Lindsey Graham are escalating the New Cold War by threatening harsher sanctions?

- Joe Sestak, Former Pennsylvania Congressman and Retired 3-Star Navy Admiral who recently ran for Senate in Pennsylvania in the 2016 election against incumbent Pat Toomey, but lost to his DSCC-backed Democratic opponent, Katie McGinty, in the Primary.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign. Part of the long-running Strategy Session on the Jeff Santos Show!.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/4/17

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JANUARY 4, 2017: Greenday Wednesday With Rona Fried!.. And A Look At International Affairs With Lawrence Korb!... The 115th Congress has been sworn in!... Vice President-elect Pence is over meeting with House Republicans and Senators on how to take down Obamacare! ...AND, it's Green Day Wednesday, so we're talking with Rona!... Join The Conversation!...CALL 772-925-8206!

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/3/17

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 3, 2017: Happy New Year!... We're Back And Ready To Fight The Good Fight Again, With YOU, In 2017!... It's the start of a new year with a lot of unknowns!... What are YOU hoping for in the coming year?...Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Jeff Santos Show 12/21/16

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2016: 3 Hours Today! Starting Off WIth "Born On Third Base" Author Chuck Collins!... Then It's Herb & Elaine In Hour 2!... And Father McGarry Gives Us Advice On How To Cope & Help In Tumultuous Times!... Excited to have author Chuck Collins with us for an entire hour today, talking about his book "Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good."... Herb Boyd & Elaine Cleeton are together in the second hour... Always a treat to have them on together!... And lastly... what's a grieving progressive to do?... And how can we help the people struggling so horribly in the Middle East?... Father Michael McGarry of the Boston Paulist Center gives us some advice!...How are YOU coping with the end of the Obama Administration and the start of the Republican roller coaster?...Join The Conversation!

- Chuck Collins, Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and directs IPS’s Program on Inequality and the Common Good where he co-edits Inequality.org. He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It, and his latest book, Born on Third Base."

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

- Father Michael B. McGarry, Director of the Paulist Center, Boston joins us as the Holidays approach, with some advice to despondent progressives, looking at the New Year and incoming Administration with trepidation!

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Jeff Santos Show 12/20/16

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 20, 2016: Tuesday Regulars Mark Taylor-Canfield & Robert Kraig One Final Time In 2016!... What are YOU hoping for in the new 2017 political landscape?... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Jeff Santos Show 12/19/16

GUESTS FOR MONDAY DECEMBER 19, 2016: Bloody Attack In Turkey!...Russian Ambassador Assassinated At Art Opening!... A Turkish police officer shot the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, today in Ankara....From words that he was heard to have shouted at the scene, the gunman appeared to have been upset about Russia's involvement in Aleppo, spurring him to this action!... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation's website www.theNation.com.

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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