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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 12/4/16

Welcome to December on the Sunday Spin with another great show.

This week, we kick off the show with our weekly spin through national politics, including president-elect Trump’s visit to Indianapolis and the start of his victory tour in Ohio. 178 more words

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Story Pitch: How would Chicagoans be affected if Planned Parenthood was defunded and abortion was illegal?

Many people may be wondering what the future of reproductive rights may be in Illinois under a new President and a Republican-controlled Congress. To explore this, we will reach out to employees at Planned Parenthood, as well as people who are patients of Planned Parenthoods of Chicago. 82 more words


At least President Obama is honest. Or so goes the common perception. He tried, maybe he made mistakes, the other side was mean to him, but through it all, he didn’t lie. 243 more words



Definition: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

BELLEVUE, WA – Following what the Chicago Tribune is calling the deadliest weekend so far this year, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said the continued slaughter is proof that the city’s strict gun control laws are an abject failure.

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President Obama’s transition team improperly ­e-mailed sensitive and confidential information about a candidate for a high-level government job, newly disclosed WikiLeaks e-mails reveal.

Days before Obama won his first term in 2008, a Washington lobbyist circulated an e-mail about James Steinberg, a former Clinton- administration official who was being vetted as Obama’s national security adviser. 190 more words



I am not a Putin lover. I do not agree with his abusive, aggressive and repressive methods of ruling. However, I do not blame him or his government for the world’s ills any more than I blame Obama. 486 more words


Miley Cyrus Urges Students to Register to Vote After Deadline Passes

Deadlines are important in life, especially the deadlines that you can’t extend despite your best efforts.

I feel compelled to go on a brief tangent and mention that today is the last day to… 290 more words