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September 12, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 12th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by TODAY'S HEADLINES: North Carolina Republicans take exploiting 9/11 to a new low as the vote to override a budget veto in half-empty Assembly during a September 11th remembrance. Meanwhile, the Daily Beast reports that Trump is thinking about giving a $15 billion bailout to Iran. I think I can actually hear John Bolton’s head exploding. And lastly, the Israeli government is accused of planting a mysterious spy devices near the White House in order to capture Donald Trump’s cell phone contents.  And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: Newsweek reports that ICE is building a state-of-the-art urban warfare training facility that will simulate homes in Chicago and the Arizona area.  The Supreme Court says Trump block migrant asylum claims at the border. Now, in order for Central American migrants to apply for asylum, they must now apply — and be denied — asylum in Mexico first. CNN reports the Trump administration is considering destroying homeless encampments in California and moving residents to “facilities”. A group of White House officials are on what the call a “fact-finding trip” in Los Angeles this week. And Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in New Hampshire, according to a new Franklin Pierce University-Boston Herald poll released on Wednesday. The poll shows that 29 percent of likely Democratic voters in the first primary state said they support the Sanders, while 21 percent are backing Biden and 17 percent in favor of Elizabeth Warren.
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September 11, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 11th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by TODAY'S HEADLINES: Republican Dan Bishop, the anti-trans bathroom-bill guy, narrowly wins last night’s special election in North Carolina.  Meanwhile, the census finds that the number of Americans without health coverage is growing despite a strong economy. And lastly, United Nations investigators say U.S.-led forces may have committed war crimes in Syria. And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: A report from NBC News reveals that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been blocking state law enforcement agencies from investigating student loan service companies by refusing to provide states with information relating to allegations of illegal activity in multiple states. The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system will make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communities. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Trump is falling badly behind all of the leading Democratic contenders. At the top is Joe Biden who leads Trump by 15 points, Bernie Sanders by nine points, and Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris both have a seven-point edge over the president. And a new CNN poll finds 60% of Americans say Donald Trump doesn’t deserve to be re-elected. Trump’s approval rating remains about where it was in mid-August, with 39% approving of the job he’s doing and 55% disapproving.
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September 6, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 6th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by TODAY'S HEADLINES: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to move the state’s presidential primary to February, which will definitely not help his good friend Joe Biden in anyway I’m sure.  Meanwhile, the president of the coal miner’s union says “nobody” saved the coal industry. I think he means Trump.  And lastly, protesters swarm an Amazon office near Boston over its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement  And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: Michigan State University will be fined a record $4.5 million over its handling of sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar, the sports doctor who treated Olympic gymnasts and was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after more than 150 women and girls said he had sexually abused them. NBC News reports the death toll in the Bahamas has risen to 30 and is expected to rise dramatically in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which pummeled the islands with sustained 180 mph winds for over a day and a half. From Politico; Republican parties in South Carolina, Nevada, Arizona, and Kansas are expected to cancel their primaries to help make life hard for any of Trump’s Republican challengers.  And Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has finally given up on his ridiculous campaign for the White House. In a letter to supporters, the billionaire said he’ll instead spend his warchest—said to be more than $100 million—on political reform and attempts to reduce inequality.
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September 5, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 5th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by TODAY'S HEADLINES: Joe Biden—who once promised not to take any money from the fossil fuel industry—is scheduled today to attend a fundraiser that’s tied to—you guessed it—a fossil fuel company. Meanwhile, the Pentagon decides to take money budgeted for schools and daycare to pay for Trump's dumb fence-wall-thing. And lastly, Republican congressman Steve King claims he drank from a toilet in a migrant detention center. His review? “It’s actually pretty good!”  And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: House Democratic Caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries announced Wednesday that he is cosponsoring Medicare for All" legislation— a smart move considering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is actively seeking to recruit a left-wing challenger to replace Jeffries in 2020.  From Politico; the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security for documents connected to Donald Trump's alleged offer to pardon officials who break the law while carrying out his immigration agenda. Right Wing Watch reports that Alex Jones and his attorneys were denied an appeal regarding a lawsuit that alleges Infowars broadcast defamatory comments regarding the father of a child murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary. And the Daily Beast is reporting that Jacob Wohl, the serially incompetent right wing grifter known for his spectacular blunders, is wanted on a felony arrest warrant in California for the unlawful sale of securities. 
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September 4, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 4th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

September 3, 2019

AM QUICKIE: September 3rd, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by TODAY'S HEADLINES: Allies of Donald Trump are raising millions of dollars to target and harass editors and reporters working for major news outlets. Meanwhile, the DNC tells Iowa and Nevada to scrap their plans to hold virtual caucus citing security concerns. And lastly, Hong Kong’s leader denies that she offered her resignation to Beijing despite being recorded saying she would quit if she could. And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: Hurricane Dorian has been downgraded to a Category 3 storm after stalling over the Bahamas, where officials say it is responsible for the deaths of at least five people. The Washington Post reports that House Democrats plan to make Trump's alleged involvement in a 2016 scheme to silence two women who claimed they had affairs with him a major investigative focus this fall The Trump administration announced that it would reconsider its decision to force immigrants facing life-threatening health crises to return to their home countries, an abrupt move last month that generated public outrage and was roundly condemned by the medical establishment The AP reports that tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong boycotted the first day of classes Monday as part of a citywide strike following another weekend of demonstrations. Teenagers spoke to the crowds from a stage with a backdrop that read: “With no future, there’s no need to go to class.”  
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