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9:11 am
Tue October 15, 2013

TUESDAY: La Budget Project's Jan Moller, Former Congressman Jeff Landry

Jan Moller, Director of the Louisiana Budget Project

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 11:16 am

Jan Moller, with the Louisiana Budget Project, talks about the federal government shutdown and state budget matters as well.

Former District 3 Congressman Jeff Landry (R) discusses the federal budget/debt impasse and a beef he has with Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.


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11:20 am
Mon October 14, 2013

MONDAY: Sen. Mary Landrieu, Tiger Rag Editors Cody Worsham, Luke Johnson

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 9:03 am

Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham and Assistant Tiger Rag Editor Luke Johnson talks with Jim about LSU's victory over Florida.

Sen. Mary Landrieu joins Jim to discuss the latest with the Government Shutdown. 


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1:51 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

FRIDAY: Conspiracy Theorist Jesse Ventura, Actor & BR Native John Mese

Jesse Ventura

Originally published on Fri October 11, 2013 10:05 am

Former Minnesota Governor, professional wrestler and actor Jesse Ventura discusses the federal government shutdown fiasco and his new book, "They Killed Our President", about the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Actor John Mese, who grew up in Baton Rouge and attended LSU, talks about his new film, "The King of Herring".


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11:43 am
Wed October 9, 2013

THURSDAY: Former Congressman Charlie Melancon, Louisiana Stand for Children

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:13 am

Jim talks with former Louisiana Congressman Charlie Melancon, who lost a challenge for David Vitter's U.S. Senate seat in 2010. Melancon discusses the federal government shutdown, the debt ceiling crisis and partisan gridlock in Washington DC

Jim discusses the virtues and flaws of the new Common Core State Standard learning benchmarks for kids in public schools with representatives of Stand For Children Louisiana.


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11:32 am
Tue October 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, Nicholls State Pres. Bruce Murphy

Foster Campbell

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:04 am

Public Service Commission member Foster Campbell discusses intrigues on he levee board for southeastern Louisiana and other political matters.

A visit with new Nicholls State University President Bruce Murphy.


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2:44 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

TUESDAY: Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer

Originally published on Tue October 8, 2013 10:09 am

Jim chats with former Governor Charles "Buddy" Roemer about all things political; both state and national.

 

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11:35 am
Fri October 4, 2013

MONDAY: Former LSU Coach Mike Archer, Gus Weill

Originally published on Mon October 7, 2013 2:34 pm

Jim chats with former LSU football coach Mike Archer, who led the team from 1987 t0 1990.

Political Consultant Gus Weill, talks with Jim about the Government Shutdown and the upcoming elections.


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3:42 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

FRIDAY: Pollster Bernie Pinsonat, Political Scientist John Sides

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 11:33 am

Bernie Pinsonat, of Southern Media & Opinion Research, discusses the federal government shutdown and the 2014 U.S. Senate race.

George Washington University political science professor John Sides reflects on the 2012 Presidential election, and how Barack Obama overcame odds to win by 5-million votes.

Sarah Leen, Director of  National Geographic Photography talks about their October issue "Power of Photography".


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3:57 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

THURSDAY: Former CIA Agent Valerie Plame, LA Health Care Coalition's Doug Wilkinson

Originally published on Thu October 3, 2013 10:06 am

Louisiana Health Care Coalition Field Coordinator Doug Wilkinson helps listeners navigate Obamacare.

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame talks about her life in espionage, and her first novel, "Blowback"


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5:02 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Republican State Chairman Roger Villere, Former Congressman Jim McCrery

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 3:51 pm

Jim talks with Louisiana Republican State Chairman Roger Villere about the government shutdown and the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Former Congressman Jim McCrery joins the discussion to talk about the latest on Capitol Hill.

Opera Singer Donna Lee returns back to her home state of Louisiana to perform at the Manship Theatre on Sunday. Jim talks with Donna about her upcoming show "Songs from Exile, I'm a Stranger Here Myself".


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