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Jim Bohannon - Rebecca Costa

June 8th, 2017

James E. Bohannon is known for hosting the popular late night radio program, "The Jim Bohannon Show" on the Westwood One Network. For 31 years, Bohannon hosted "America in The Morning," a widely successful news program which earned him a place in the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Talkers Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.


Mike Lee - Rebecca Costa

June 1st, 2017

Michael Shumway Lee is a United States Senator from Utah - elected to office in 2010. He began his career as a clerk for the U.S. District Court before serving as a clerk for future Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.  Lee worked as Assistant U.S. Attorney for Utah from 2002 to 2005. As Senator, Lee has been a proponent of limiting the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and reforming social security. Lee is the Chairman of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee and serves on the Energy and Natural Resources, Armed Services, Judiciary and Joint Economic Committees.


Michael D. Brown - Rebecca Costa

May 25th, 2017

Michael DeWayne Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, and as the Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from 2001-2005. He was a member of the White House Consequence Management Committee following the attacks of 9/11. Brown is the co-author of Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm in which he describes the role of politics in a risk-averse society facing natural and man-made disasters.


David Nabhan - Rebecca Costa

May 19th, 2017

David Nabhan, author of "Earthquake Prediction: Dawn of the New Seismology” is an advocate who has been calling for the creation of an earthquake warning system for the U.S. West Coast for the last two decades. He proposes a plan with zero cost and available for implementation tomorrow whereby newspapers and other media might publish higher probability advisories for elevated seismic risks - and has taken that controversial debate public in many media forums with the USGS, Cal Tech, and Southern California Earthquake Center.


Morton Kondracke - Rebecca Costa

May 11th, 2017

Morton Matt Kondracke became widely popular as one of the regular panelists on The McLaughlin Group.  In addition to regular appearances and commentary on FOX News, Kondracke writes a nationally syndicated column on politics, and domestic and foreign policy, titled Pennsylvania Avenue. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease, in which he chronicles his wife’s battle against Parkinson’s disease.


Benjamin Fuchs - Rebecca Costa

May 5th, 2017

Benjamin Fuchs is a registered pharmacist, nutritionist, and cosmetic chemist. Fuchs has worked as a Registered Pharmacist and Consulting Nutritionist for more than 15 years.  Since 1991, Fuchs has lectured on the importance of nutritional supplementation for healthy skin and bodies.  He holds a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Colorado and BA in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. Fuchs hosts a popular, nationally syndicated radio program called The Bright Side.


Sheldon Whitehouse - Rebecca Costa

April 28th, 2017

Sheldon Whitehouse is the current United States Senator of Rhode Island, serving since 2007. Prior to his election as Senator, Whitehouse worked as the Attorney General of Rhode Island from 1999 - 2003, and United States Attorney for the District of Rhode Island from 1993 - 1998. Whitehouse serves on he Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, and the Committee on the Judiciary, to name a few. In his recent book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy, Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on how corporations influence the business of the U.S. Senate.


Jay Inslee - Rebecca Costa

April 20th, 2017

Jay Inslee is the 23rd and current Governor of Washington.  Prior to becoming Governor in 2013, Inslee served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Washington’s 1st Congressional District. Inslee also worked as Regional Director for the United States Department of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton. A forward thinker on clean energy and the environment, Inslee co-authored the book, Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s Clean-Energy Economy, - a book which describes the job-creating potential of clean energy.


Christopher Bergin - Rebecca Costa

April 14th, 2017

Christopher Bergin is the President and publisher of Tax Analysts, an ‘independent, nonpartisan multimedia organization dedicated to fostering an open and informed debate on taxation.’ Bergin joined Tax Analysts in 1991, as the editor of its flagship publication, Tax Notes. Under Bergin’s leadership, Tax Analysts is now recognized as a prominent contributor in the fight for transparency in tax systems, both nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Tax Analysts, Bergin managed federal tax products for Prentice Hall, Inc.


Kathleen Sebelius - Rebecca Costa

April 7th, 2017

Kathleen Sebelius is the former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, serving from 2009 - 2014, and was former Governor of Kansas from 2003 - 2009. She was widely praised as the Democratic respondent to the 2008 State of the Union address. Sebelius currently serves on the board of directors of Dermira, Grand Rounds, Hampton Creek, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Myovant Sciences. An expert on national and global health issues, human services, and executive leadership, Sebelius is the founder and CEO of Sebelius Resources LLC.