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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-OH, joins the 1st hour of today’s show to discuss Republicans blocking the Buffett Rule in the Senate.
Rep. Peter Welch, D-VT, joins the 2nd hour of today’s show to discuss the Buffett Rule.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, joins the 3rd hour of today’s show to discuss the Senate debating the United Postal Service.
Senate Republicans on Monday blocked President Barack Obama’s “Buffett Rule” legislation, which would have put a 30-percent minimum tax on millionaires, in a debate that is likely to resonate through the November general election. We’ll talk about it.
With the Republican presidential primary contest essentially over, now begins one of Washington’s great mating rituals: the Dance of the Possible Vice Presidents. In which politicians who want the country’s second-highest office of trust must first prove that they can lie about it. We’ll give you the details.
The Senate is slated to resume consideration of legislation Tuesday that would significantly overhaul the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service as the struggling agency nears the end of a self-imposed moratorium on closing post offices and processing facilities. We’ll bring you the latest.