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Jeff Santos Show 7/1/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 1, 2015: Cuba Embassy Opening! Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA)! The Strategists On Politics! Join the conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair, Democracy for America (DFA). Jim's usually on with Jeff on Fridays but since it's the 4th of July holiday this week, he's joining us a couple of days early! Topics: Bernie Sanders and defeating the TPP!

- The Strategists!, Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign; Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.

- Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), representing California's 13th District which includes the municipalities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and San Leandro. Rep. Lee serves on the House Budget Committee, the Appropriations Committee and the House Steering and Policy Committee. Rep. Lee has been a leader in Congress in the areas of global peace and international cooperation and one of our most outspoken progressive members in the House! (She voted against the original Iraq War authorization.) Jeff will talk with the Congresswoman about ongoing military engagements and the news today of the re-opening of Cuban embassies in Cuba and Washington D.C.!.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/30/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JUNE 30, 2015: Lawrence Korb On Peace With Iran! Bernie Sanders In The Midwest! Chris Christie Is Running! And The Badass Teachers Join Jeff for AFT Teacher Tuesday! Jeff's talking about the momentum in the Bernie Sanders campaign. Is Bernie your guy? What do you think about the large crowds showing up? ...Join the conversation!

- 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. He'll be discussing the current status and outlook for an Iran Peace Deal.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin. He'll talk about how Bernie Sanders is coming across in the Midwest.

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Marla Kilfoyle, a New York teacher and General Manager of the Badass Teachers Association and Melissa Tomlinson, Badass Teacher from New Jersey, who was famously yelled at in 2013 by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for asking him a question. They'll both comment on Christie's announcement this week that he's entering the 2016 Presidential Race.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/29/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JUNE 29, 2015: Rep Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) & Monday Politics With John Businger & Earl Bender! What's on your mind this Monday? Enjoying the Late Night fun over the Confederate Flag & Same-Sex Marriage?...Join the conversation at 844-3-SANTOS (844-372-6867)!

- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), representing Connecticut's 3rd District "from the Long Island Sound and New Haven to the Naugatuck Valley and Waterbury." Rep DeLauro serves in the Democratic leadership as co-chair of the Steering and Policy Committee and is ranking member on the Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the subcommittee responsible for FDA and agriculture, where she oversees drug and food safety.

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. On Monday's Earl breaks down the political horse race for us... what's the latest news with the crop of candidates running for the 2016 Presidential Nomination, on both sides!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/26/15

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2015: Historic Day! Supreme Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Is Nationwide! And Can We Stop The TPP? Jim Dean Thinks We Might Have A Chance! The Supreme Court did it again! Same Sex Marriage is now "the law of the land!" How will this decision impact YOUR life?..Join the conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair, Democracy for America (DFA). Friday check-in with Jim Dean... DFA is working hard to put the brakes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement, Is there time?

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin with an update on the antics of Scott Walker! And his thoughts on the TPP decision and other news of the week.

- Steve Krueger, President of the Catholic Democrats - "a not-for-profit national organization representing a Catholic voice within the Democratic Party."

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/25/15 - Supreme Court Upholds ACA!

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JUNE 25, 2015: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Subsidies In 6:3 Vote! Justices Alito, Scalia and Thomas said no to "Obamacare" but Chief Justice Roberts and the others said that the intent of the law was clear, despite ambiguous language! A progressive victory for President Obama - to go with his very non-progressive TPP Fast Track vote success this week. What are YOUR thoughts on the ACA?..Join the conversation!

- Ron Pollack, Founding Executive Director of Families USA, the national organization for health care consumers. Ron Pollack was in the courtroom today when the 6:3 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was read! It was an emotional moment!

- Michael Lighty Director of Public Policy for California Nurses Association/National Nurses United on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the ACA and the key component of subsidies.

- 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. Potter often speaks on the need for an overhaul of our health care system AND on the "dangers to American democracy and society of the decline of the media as watchdog".

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "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.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/24/15 - Live From Tyngssboro w/AM 980 WCAP

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 2015: Green Day Wednesday! Live From Tyngsboro MA With AM 980 WCAP! The Jeff Santos Show is Broadcasting Live From The Vesper Country Club In Tyngsboro, with WCAP 980 AM Lowell "The Voice of the Valley" It's Green Day Wednesday with Rona Fried...breaking down the disastrous TPP vote this week!..Join the conversation!

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

- The Strategists!, Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign; Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.

- Jim Warren, contributing editor for the New York Daily News, Chief Media Writer for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

And Listener Calls...!

Jeff Santos Show 6/23/15 - Senator Bernie Sanders!

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JUNE 23, 2015 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: U.S. Senator & Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders! Teacher Tuesday Looks At Education & Race! Illinois Congressman Danny Davis! U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign is red hot with big crowds showing up for all his events - he'll check in and let us know how the campaign is going...Join the conversation!

- Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate & U.S. Senator from the state of Vermont!! Very excited to check in with Senator Sanders on the Campaign and the TPP/Fast Track votes going on this week as well as the AME Church shootings in Charleston. The Confederate Flag over the State House looks like it's finally coming down in South Carolina!

- Illinois Congressman Danny Davis, representing Illinois' 7th District which includes much of Chicago's West Side and connecting suburbs and is contained within Illinois' Cook County.He was first elected to Congress in 1996.

- AFT Teacher Tuesday with Karen Lewis, president of the 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union, on the topic of the special issues surrounding Education and Race!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/22/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JUNE 22, 2015 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: John Nichols Is On Vakay But Earl's Here With His Look At The 2016 "Horse Race"! Also More On The AME Church Shooting With Frank Watkins Of Rainbow Push!Regulars John Businger and Earl Bender hold the fort while John Nichols is away with analysis of the latest news and what's going on in the 2016 Presidential race. Jeff will also speak with Frank Watkins of Rainbow Push on the shooting at the AME Church in South Carolina and related topics!...Join the conversation

- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. On Monday's Earl breaks down the political horse race for us... what's the latest news with the crop of candidates running for the 2016 Presidential Nomination, on both sides!

And Listener Cals!!

Jeff Santos Show 6/18/15

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JUNE 18, 2015: Horrific Shooting At AME Church In South Carolina! 9 Dead! Suspect Apprehended! AND It's Transportation Thursday! Herb Boyd will be with us for the entire first hour to talk about the shooting that left 9 dead in a prayer meeting at the AME Church in Charleston South Carolina. And we'll look at the state of gun violence and gun laws in America with John Rosenthal of Stop Handgun Violence...Join the conversation!

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "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.

- John Rosenthal, President of Meridith Management in Boston. He is also a gun owner and Co-Founder of nonprofit groups "Stop Handgun Violence", "Common Sense About Kids and Guns", and "American Hunters and Shooters Association".

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 6/17/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JUNE 17, 2015: Green Day Wednesday with Rona Fried! The Strategists & Jim Warren! Green Day Wednesday with Rona Fried for the latest green environmental & business news AND her thoughts on the TPP/Fast Track vote last week in Congress! The Strategists will break down the political news of the past week and all the new entrants into the race, including Donald Trump!...And, of course, analysis from Jim Warren!...Join the conversation!

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

- Surprise Guest! John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link. John was over at the Massachusetts State House and popped over to the studio for a live interview with Jeff when the phone lines went dead. Nice pinch hitting, John!

- The Strategists!, Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign; Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.

- Jim Warren, contributing editor for the New York Daily News, Chief Media Writer for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

And Listener Calls!

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