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Dennis Kucinich - Rebecca Costa

November 19th, 2015

Dennis Kucinich is the former U.S. Representative from Ohio’s 10th Congressional District, who served from 1997 to 2013. During his time in office, Kucinich was subcommittee Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and also served on the Education and the Workforce Committee. After retiring from Congress, Kucinich became a political analyst. In 2013, he joined the Fox News Channel as a regular contributor. Kucinich is a recipient of the Gandhi Peace Award.

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Susan Orman - Rebecca Costa

November 12th, 2015

Susan ‘Suze’ Orman has been a financial advisor and television show host for more than 13 years.  In 1987, she founded the Suze Orman Financial Group. She began broadcasting, The Suze Orman Show on CNBC in 2002.  Orman has won eight Gracie Allen Awards and two Emmy Awards.  In 2010, Orman was named one of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ by Forbes magazine.  Considered a ‘one-women financial advice powerhouse,’ by USA Today, Orman is also a New York Times bestselling author. Orman’s new television series, Suze Orman’s Money Wars, is scheduled to premiere in 2016.

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Benjamin Carson - Rebecca Costa

November 6th, 2015

Benjamin Carson is a neurosurgeon and one of the leading Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race.  A Johns Hopkins graduate, Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head.  Carson is the recipient of over 50 honorary awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom bestowed by President George W. Bush in 2008. He has been named one of the nation's ‘20 foremost physicians and scientists’ by Time magazine, and in 2008 the Library of Congress selected him as one of eighty-nine ‘Living Legends.'

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Deepak Chopra - Rebecca Costa

October 29th, 2015

Deepak Chopra is an author and world-renowned spiritual leader.  A former Chief of Medicine at Boston Regional Medical Center, Chopra became disenchanted with western medicine and the reliance on prescription drugs and began practicing alternative medicine. Chopra founded the 'Chopra Center for Well Being' in La Jolla, California.  In 1999, Time magazine called Chopra, ‘One of the Top 100 Heroes of the Century.’ He has authored over 60 books, and regularly appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Jim Gilmore - Rebecca Costa

October 22nd, 2015

Jim Gilmore is the former Governor of Virginia, and candidate for the U.S. Presidency. Gilmore is the President and CEO of the Free Congress Foundation, a nonprofit organization engaged in national policy to ‘promote free markets, and limited effective government.’ He is the President of USA Secure, a homeland security public policy ‘think tank,’ as well as a commentator on Fox News. Prior to his election as governor, Gilmore served as a counterintelligence agent in the U.S. Army, and was elected Attorney General of Virginia.

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Patrick Kennedy - Rebecca Costa

October 15th, 2015

Patrick J. Kennedy is the former U.S. Representative for Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District. A member of the Kennedy family, Patrick served 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the lead sponsor of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and the founder of the Kennedy Forum, as well as the co-founder of One Mind. A healthcare reform advocate, Kennedy has authored and co-sponsored several bills to increase the understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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James Hansen - Rebecca Costa

October 8th, 2015

James Hansen is best known for his expertise on climatology and global warming.  A professor at Columbia University and former director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Hansen is considered the ‘father of global warming,' due to his warnings in the 1980’s.  His early research confirmed that the clouds on Venus are composed of sulfuric acid. He has since shifted his focus to human impact on the Earth's climate. Hansen was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1995, and was listed as one of Time magazine's ‘Most Influential People’ in 2006.

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John McAfee - Rebecca Costa

October 1st, 2015

John McAfee is a technologist, best known for developing the first anti-virus software program. He is the 2016 presidential candidate of the ‘Cyber Party.'  McAfee worked as a programmer for NASA, Univac, Xerox Corporation, Computer Sciences Corporation and Lockheed. In 1987, McAfee founded McAfee and Associates, one of the first anti-virus software companies in the world.  He has since then founded TribalVoice, which developed one of the first instant messaging programs, as well as QuorumEx, a venture in the field of bacterial quorum sensing.

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Michele Bachmann - Rebecca Costa

September 24th, 2015

Michele Bachmann is a former member of the United States House of Representatives, who represented Minnesota’s 6th congressional district. She is the first Republican woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota. Upon her election to the House, Bachmann helped found the conservative Tea Party Caucus, becoming one of President Obama’s most outspoken critics. A presidential candidate in 2011, Bachmann is a leading advocate for bipartisan earmark reform and tax relief, and is a staunch opponent of government spending.

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Anthony Zinni - Rebecca Costa

September 17th, 2015

Anthony Zinni is the former Commander-in-Chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), and a retired United States Marine Corps General.  In 2002, he was selected to be the Special Envoy for the United States to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He has been honored with more than 20 military awards. General Zinni was also the President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of BAE Systems, Inc., from 2009 until 2012.  He has particpated in more than a dozen international diplomatic/peace missions for the United States, including the U.S. Peace Envoy to the Middle East.

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