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Jon Decker

Discusses the democratic presidential candidates; Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is the latest to officially join the 2020 race.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on Fox's new poll on the Democratic candidates and the president's rally in New Hampshire.

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Ryan McCormick

Partner at Goldman McCormick Public Relations/Image Guru

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses exercise companies Equinox and Soul cycle separating themselves from the chairman of companies after learning he is holding a fund-raiser for President Trump.

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Ryan McCormick

Partner at Goldman McCormick Public Relations/Image Guru

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses exercise companies Equinox and Soul cycle separating themselves from the chairman of companies after learning he is holding a fund-raiser for President Trump.

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Stu Sandler

Michigan GOP Strategist - Grand River Strategies

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and her approval to visit her grandmother in Israel. What influence did President Trump have?

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses trade between the U.S. and China and if there will be a recession. Also discusses the recent unrest in Hong Kong.

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Jonathan Oosting

Detroit News

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the governor's road plan and the House and Senate's reactions to the plan. What has been done so far, and how much longer until we hear of an official plan?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on Congresswoman Tlaib being allowed into Israel. He also breaks down the president's rally in New Hampshire.

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Ron The Wine Guy

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Ron joins Dave to discuss a report that says nearly 130,000 bottles of wine were shipped illegally into Michigan during the first quarter of 2019.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland reports on threats some ICE officers have received after their raids on illegal immigrants.

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Tania Morris Diaz

Staff attorney - Michigan Immigrant Rights Center

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the threat of decreasing public charge services to immigrants.

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David Leyton

Genesee County Prosecutor

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the partnership between Genesee County and the Michigan Pharmacists Association to get the message out about meth.

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Nick Manes

State capitol/Politics reporter - Michigan Advance

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his "cheat sheet" for Michigan's recent budget, including money set aside for the roads and education.

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Jordan Goodman

America's Money Answer Man

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Goodman reports that stocks plunged on Wednesday. Are we headed toward a recession?

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Teisha Powell

Florida political attorney

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses how campaign donors who give small amounts have made a big impact in the Republican party.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on a judge who rejected a case regarding the effort to impeach the president.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Reports now say Jeffrey Epstien's guards were asleep on the job and falsified documents saying they checked up on him. Powers updates listeners on the latest on this case.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly legal segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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John Sellek

GOP Strategist - Harbor Strategic of Lansing

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

With the recent death of L. Brooks Patterson, what's next for Oakland County, and who will fill Patterson's seat?

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Stephen Cobb

Democratic Strategist, Former Obama Administration appointee

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the postponment of ICE raids in Mississippi.

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Lt. Col. (Ret.) Sargis Sangari

Retired U.S. Army Colonel

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses an explosion at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia. What does this mean for the U.S.?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on trades between the U.S. and China.

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Dr. Adrian Bowles

Expert on Artificial Intelligence

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

A study from the Pew Research Center suggests that Americans are a little wary about the advances in technology and artificial intelligence. Dr. Bowels joins Dave to discuss.

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Dr. John Braccio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor discusses overcoming a difficult childhood. What can people work on if they are going through this?

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland reports on the president's administration denying green cards to immigrants using welfare services.

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Barb Byrum

Ingham County Clerk

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses her experience at a computer hacking conference that talked about people hacking into elections. What did she learn, and what practices will she put into place?

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Brian Calley

President, Small Business Association of Michigan`

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Talks about the Cannabis Convention that he's addressing later this week in Detroit. What will be discussed there?

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Jim Byrum

Head of Michigan Agribusiness Association

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

China now says it will cut off buying American agricultural products. What does this mean for Michigan's crops?

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Chicago, IL, Monosso reports on a family suing the city of Cincinnati, Ohio after their 16 year old was crushed in a minivan folding seat.

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Paul Egan

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his article about the money from Michigan vehicle registration fees that is supposed to go toward fixing the roads that is actually going to a grant to the Michigan Trucking Association.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Live from New York city, Powers updates listeners on Jeffrey Epstein's mysterious death.

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Christine Grieg

Michigan House Democratic leader

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Dr. Augustin Arbulu remaining as head of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights after biased comments he made.

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Dr. Samuel Stanley

Michigan State University President`

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what his first few weeks as President has been like. Also discusses his goals for the University and what he may change in the wake of the Nassar scandal.

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Brad Funkhouser

President & CEO - CATA

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the new NOVA buses coming to the Lansing area. What is a NOVA bus, and what differences are there compared to the buses they have?

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Dr. Augustin Arbulu's comments, gun laws, fixing the roads and the Line 5 pipeline.

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses background checks after the shootings in Ohio and Texas.

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Howard Hughey and Jon Decker

AAA Michigan; Fox News Radio

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Hughey updates listeners on current gas prices. Plus, Decker discusses Jeffery Epstein's suicide and the role Twitter is playing in the conspiracies surrounding his death.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

As the U.S. is pulling troops from the Middle East, reports say ISIS is regrouping. Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on the latest.

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Sen. Gary Peters

U.S. Senator

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Motorcycle Tour of Michigan event in Grand Ledge. He also discusses the recent shootings in the U.S. and the return of ISIS.

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Chad Livengood

CRAINS DETROIT

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Enbridge now says there's erosion underneath the Line Five Pipeline. Livengood discusses the latest with the pipeline.

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Peter Lucido

State Senator

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on gun legislation. What does he think the U.S. Senate will do? And what will the Michigan Senate do?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

The White House is bringing in tech companies to discuss what to do regarding media and the mass shootings.

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Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the Iowa State Fair, Halpern discusses the Democratic candidates at the fair. Also, what food is Halpern scouting out to eat?

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

It's three weeks before the kickoff of MSU football's 2019 season. What does Hondo predict for this season?

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Steve Dulan

Attorney; Heads Up Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what the president may do regarding gun regulation. What are red flag laws, and what would that entail for America?

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Ohio, Monosso updates listeners on the shooting in Dayton and the president's trips to both shooting sites.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the sentencing of Larry Nassar's boss, William Strampel. Was it fair? And what about Lou Anna K. Simon's pretrial?

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Steve Japinga

Vice President - Government Relations for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

After endorsing several Lansing City Council candidates, Japinga looks ahead to November. What's next for those candidates?

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Emily Lawler

MLive Reporter

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses no reason absentee voting. What kind of impact does it have on the future of voting?

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Jeff Grabill

MSU Professor; Executive Director of Science Gallery Detroit

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the exhibit "Depth" at MSU's Science Gallery in Detroit.

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Dr. Daren Martin

Workplace Culture Expert

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

A new survey shows a third of U.S. workers seriously considered quitting their job in the last three months. Dr. Martin breaks down the specifics.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the latest with the shootings in Texas and Ohio ahead of President Trump's visits to the cities.

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly legal segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Addresses the recent shootings in Lansing, Texas and Ohio. What is Lansing doing to prevent gun violence?

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Addresses the recent shootings in Lansing, Texas and Ohio. What is Lansing doing to prevent gun violence?

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Craig Mauger

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his reporting on State Represenative Larry Inman (MI - 104) and his incriminating text messages.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council - 1st Ward Incumbent

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses yesterday's primary election results. Where does her campaign go from here? Washington also offers her opinion on the recent shootings and gun control.

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Bill Dendy

Financial Strategist

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Are millennials too reliant on their parents for fiances? Dendy discusses and new study that says so.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on the President's trips to Texas and Ohio. He also discusses the trade talks with China.

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Dr. John Braccio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Texas and Ohio shooters' actions from this weekend. What pushes people to do this, and are we to blame for sensationalizing them?

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Jessica Rosenthal

Fox News Radio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Live from El Paso, Rosenthal discusses the latest on the shooting in Texas.

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Michael McFall

Co-CEO - Biggby Coffee

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the annual Biggby franchise meeting in Novi. How did he and his Co-CEO Robert Fish get to this point of success?

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Louann Hinton

Director of Sales and Marketing - McLaren Health Plan

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Louann Hinton joins Dave to discuss health insurance plans through McLaren Health Plan.

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Dennis Lennox

Conservative Political Analyst

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on Larry Inman's leaked text messages. Also talks about who will take over the late L. Brooks Patterson's seat?

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Edwin Walker

Gun law and active shooter expert

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what congress may do concerning gun laws after this weekend's shootings.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Updates on the President's tweets regarding the shootings and trade relations with China. Also, how will the Senate handle gun control?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker talks about the President's reaction to this weekend's mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.

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Mark Hackel

Macomb County Executive

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Reflects on the life of the late L. Brooks Patterson and the friendship they shared. Also comments on the mass shootings from this weekend.

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Sarah Lehr

Lansing State Journal - City Hall reporter

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Previews the upcoming election in Lansing. Who's running in the city council race?

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Austin Pennington

Trial attorney

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Is your boss spying on you at work? And is that illegal? Pennington joins Dave to discuss.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his poll results about the Democratic debate in Detroit. Which candidate stood out to the readers?

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the shootings in Texas and Ohio from this past weekend. What does the president plan on doing about gun control?

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Updates listeners on current gas prices.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland discusses the Senate's vote on a new two year budget deal.

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Margaret Gingrich

President - Michigan Dental Association

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses why the MDA volunteer dentist program is important to communities across Michigan, and what services they provide

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Cliff Maloney

President - Young Americans for Liberty

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his op-ed piece about former Senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Mike Gravel's "private property is theft" campaign.

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Don Mazella

Political pundit

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Trump's recent comments on Baltimore and U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings.

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Parker James

Michigan League for Public Policy Analyst

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses a new data tool for children that law makers are supporting for the 2020 census.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses President Trump's recent rally in Ohio.

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Quentin Brogdon

Plaintiff's Attorney

August 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Can you get sued for writing a negative review? Attorney Quentin Brogdon explains the specifics.

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Chad Livengood

CRAINS DETROIT

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on the candidate's performances during the second round of the Democratic debate. Who stood out?

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Troy Baker

Spokesperson - Better Business Bureau

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Discusses a warning to Michigan businesses about an offer by mail that can appear to be from the government coming from Lansing.

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Dan McKernan

Spokesperson - Operating Engineers 324

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Some of the workers fixing Michigan roads have gone on strike. How long will the strike last, and will Local 324 workers make a deal with Rieth-Riley Construction Co.?

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Explains the specifics of Capital One's data breach and what consumers can do if they are affected.

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John Decker

Fox News Radio

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker offers his opinion about the dismissed DNC lawsuit against President Trump's campaign as well as the second night of the debate in Detroit.

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Dr. Frieda Birnbaum

Research Psychologist & Media Analyst

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Can couples agree on politics and religion? Dr. Frieda Birnbaum joins Dave to explain the specifics.

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Second Democratic Debate

August 1st, 2019 12:00am

Dave recaps the highlights of round 2 of the Democratic debate in Detroit.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Reviews the Democratic debate from last night. Who were the "winners" and "losers" between the candidates, and what's to come for night 2?

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Lauren Gibbons

Political Reporter - MLive

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Gibbons provides insight for the first Democratic Debate in Detroit, and what it was like in the press room.

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Aaron Kall

Dean of Students & Debate Coach - U of M

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on each candidate's performance at last night's debate. Who scored the highest in his book?

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Laura Cox

Michigan GOP Chair

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Offers her opinion on the first round of Democratic debates in Detroit.

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Tony Daunt

Michigan Freedom Fund

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Daunt explains why the Michigan Freedom Fund is suing Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to stop the state's new gerrymandering rules.

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John Decker

Fox News Radio

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker discusses President Trump's trip to Jamestown, the president's comments on Baltimore, and the first round of the Democratic debate.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

July 31st, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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Dr. John Braccio

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Are we starting to lose "touch" with others? Dr. Braccio discusses the decrease in human contact.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Offers her opinion on the Democratic debate tonight. Will Joe Biden come out at the "victor"?

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council Vice President

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the retirement of Lansing School's Superintendent Yvonne Camaal Canul and the search for the next candidate.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Lou Anna K Simon's preliminary hearing is over, but will she stand trial? Abood offers his opinion on the subject.

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Joe DiSano

DiSano Strategies of Lansing

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Previews the Democratic debate in Detroit. Who are the underdogs, and who will come out on top?

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Tony Vernaci

Founder & CEO - Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Michigan is ranked the best state in the Midwest for aerospace. Vernaci talks about how the state got back this spot.

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Jacob Lupfer

Spokeperson - Pro Life Democrats

July 30th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Pro Life Democrat press conference in Detroit ahead of the Democratic debate.

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