Friday, December 4, 2009

  • Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York
  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton University
  • New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winner, Nicholas Kristof
  • MSNBC's David Shuster

From the Web

Thursday, December 3, 2009

From the Web

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

  • Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
  • The Interview: John Bellinger, former legal adviser to Condi Rice and Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Postponed: Andrew Marin, founder, The Marin Foundation and author, "Love is an Orientation"

From the Web

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

  • Richard Engel, Chief foreign correspondent, NBC News - watched the President's speech with American troops at Camp Eggers in Afghanistan
  • Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
  • John Nagl, President, The Center for a New American Security
  • Ezra Klein, Washington Post blogger

From the Web

Monday, November 30, 2009

  • Dan Rather, managing editor and host of Dan Rather Reports on HD Net.
  • George Lewis, correspondent, NBC News
  • Jeff Sharlet, contributing editor to Harper's Magazine and author of "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power"
  • Dave Zirin, sports writer, The Nation

From the Web

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

  • Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont - He's a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
  • Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York
  • Colonel Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst
  • Eliot Spitzer, former Attorney General and former Governor of New York
  • Chris Kofinis, Democratic strategist

From the Web

Monday, November 23, 2009

  • Senator Sherrod Brown
  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com, Act Blue
  • Jon Ralson, columnist, Las Vegas Sun and host of "Face to Face with Jon Ralston."
  • Yvonne Wenger, state house reporter, Post and Courier
  • David Weigel, reporter, the Washington Independent

From the Web

Friday, November 20, 2009

  • Eliot Spitzer, former governor, former attorney general of New York, columnist for Slate.com
  • Ana Marie Cox, national correspondent and host of "Inside Story", Air America Radio
  • Nate Silver, founder, FiveThirtyEight.com
  • Jeff Corwin, conservationist, host, "100 Heartbeats"

From the Web

Thursday, November 19, 2009

  • Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Suhail Khan, Fellow for Christian-Muslim Understanding at the Institute for Global Engagement. He is a former senior political appointee in the administration of President George W. Bush.
  • Michael Grunwald, national correspondent, Time magazine
  • Phil Mellinger, amateur historian and former systems analyst for the National Security Agency

From the Web

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

  • Senator Tom Harkin
  • Steven Simon, Senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and co-author of "The Age of Sacred Terror: Radical Islam's War Against America"
  • Spencer Ackerman, senior reporter at The Washington Independent
  • Michael Grunwald, national correspondent, Time magazine

From the Web

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

  • Jeff Sharlet, contributing editor to Harper's Magazine and author of "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power"
  • Frank Schaeffer, author of "Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of it Back" also a contributor to The Huffington Post.
  • Naomi Klein, author of “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” and columnist for “The Nation” magazine
  • Ana Marie Cox, national correspondent, Air America Radio

From the Web

Monday, November 16, 2009

  • Lynn Sweet, Washington bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times, PoliticsDaily.com
  • Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat of Ohio and member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
  • Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian

From the Web

Friday, November 13, 2009

  • Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
  • Michael Isikoff, investigative correspondent, Newsweek and MSNBC contributor
  • Bill Nye, Science guy
  • Ana Marie Cox, Air America Radio

From the Web

Thursday, November 12, 2009

  • Jonathan Turley, professor of Constitutional Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Gordon Goldstein, author, "Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam"
  • Governor Ed Rendell, Pennsylvania

From the Web

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

  • Congressman Joe Sestak
  • Seymour Hersh, staff writer, New Yorker magazine
  • Dede Scozzafava, New York assemblywoman and former Republican congressional candidate

From the Web

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

  • Michael Isikoff, investigative correspondent, Newsweek and MSNBC contributor
  • Chris Hayes, Washington editor, The Nation
  • Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller, "Blackwater: The Rise Of The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

From the Web

Monday, November 9, 2009

  • Congresswoman Diana DeGette
  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Jeff Sharlet, author of "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power." He's also a contributing editor to Harpers magazine. 
  • Ana Marie Cox, Air America Radio

From the Web

Friday, November 6, 2009

  • Colonel Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst
  • Suhail Khan, Senior fellow for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Institute for Global Engagement. He is also a former senior political appointee in the administration of President George W. Bush.
  • Congressman Anthony Weiner
  • Former Vice President Al Gore, author, "Our Choice: A plan to solve the climate crisis"

From the Web

Thursday, November 5, 2009

  • NBC’s Charles Hadlock & Jim Miklaszewski on Ft. Hood, Texas shootings
  • Salon's Mark Benjamin | Articles
  • Rep. Barney Frank on health care reform

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

  • Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winng columnist, Washington Post
  • Matthew Hoh, former State Department official in Afghanistan who resigned over Afghan war
  • Former Vice President Al Gore, author, "Our Choice"

From the Web

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

9 p.m. ET:

  • Dave Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies, Princeton University
  • Jesse Connelly, campaign manager, NO on 1 Protect Maine Equality
  • Cleve Jones, human rights activist
  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com

11 p.m. ET

  • Governor John Baldacci, Maine
  • Lawrence O’Donnell, The Huffington Post and MSNBC analyst
  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies, Princeton University
  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com

From the Web

Monday, November 2, 2009

  • Chris Hayes, Washington editor, The Nation
  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies, Princeton University
  • Ned Lamont, ran as a Democrat against Joe Liberman in 2006 and is a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics
  • Matt Miller, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and author of the book, "The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity"

From the Web

Friday, October 30, 2009

  • Howard Fineman, senior Washington correspondent, Newsweek and analyst, MSNBc
  • Melanie Sloan, executive director, CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington)
  • Jonathan Turley, professor of Constitutional Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Xeni Jardin, editor and partner, BoingBoing.net

From the Web

Thursday, October 29, 2009

  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com
  • Congressman Anthony Weiner
  • Governor John Baldacci, Maine
  • Congressman Ed Markey, Chairman of House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

From the Web

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

  • Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com
  • Tim Weiner,reporter, New York Times and author, "Legacy of Ashes"
  • David Brancaccio, host and senior editor, NOW on PBS

From the Web

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com
  • Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO, Google
  • Steve Benen, writer, WashingtonMontly.com
  • Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

From the Web

Monday, October 26, 2009

  • Senator Ron Wyden
  • Lee Thompson, attorney for Dr. George Tiller's estate
  • Richard Engel, chief foreign correspondent, NBC News
  • Kent Jones, chief motivational correspondent, TRMS
  • Dave Zirin, sports editor, The Nation

From the Web

Friday, October 23, 2009

  • Christopher Hayes, Washington editor, The Nation
  • Michael Isikoff, investigative correspondent, Newsweek and MSNBC contributor
  • Xeni Jardin, editor and partner, BoingBoing.net
  • Will Femia, lucky pedestrian, msnbc.com

From the Web

Thursday, October 22, 2009

  • Keith Olbermann, Countdown, MSNBC
  • Retired United States Army Major General Paul Eaton - He served more than 30 years in the U.S. Army and from 2003-2004 oversaw the training of the Iraqi military. He is now a senior advisor with the National Security Network.
  • Jane Mayer, staff writer, The New Yorker and author, "The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals"
  • Howard Dean, former Vermont Governor and DNC Chair

From the Web

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

  • Tamara Lowe, co-founder and executive vice president, Get Motivated Seminars
  • Congressman Barney Frank
  • Adam Green, founder, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee
  • Jamie Leigh Jones, former KBR employee & rape survivor
  • Todd Kelly, attorney  for Jamie Leigh Jones

From the Web

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

  • Dave Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Jesse Connolly, campaign manager, NO on 1 Protect Maine Equality
  • Wayne Slater, senior political reporter, Dallas Morning News
  • Bill Wolff, Vice President of Primetime Programming at MSNBC and the Executive Producer of TRMS. Also a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, a sports expert and a HUGE Saint Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

From the Web

Monday, October 19, 2009

  • Senator Sherrod Brown
  • Congressman Alan Grayson
  • Suhail Khan, former Hill Staffer and former senior political appointee to President Bush
  • Kate Sheppard, reporter, Mother Jones Magazine

From the Web

Friday, October 16, 2009

  • Keith Olbermann, Countdown, msnbc
  • Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author
  • Eliot Spitzer, Columnist, Slate.com, former governor of New York
  • Nathan Hodge, reporter, Wired.com's national security blog Danger Room, and co-author, "A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry"

From the Web

Thursday, October 15, 2009

  • Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Washington Post
  • Tim Phillips, president, Americans for Prosperity
  • Dexter Filkins, foreign correspondent, New York Times - Joining us from Istanbul, he's the reporter whose lengthy profile of America's top commander in Iraq and the challenges that face him there is the cover story of the New York Times Sunday Magazine this weekend. He's also the author of "The Forever War."

From the Web

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

  • Alison Stewart, guest host
  • Wendell Potter, former head of public relations for Cigna turned health insurance industry whistleblower
  • Richard Trumka, president, AFL-CIO
  • Congressman Barney Frank, Democrat of Massachusetts, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee
  • David Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Sarah Haskins, Target Women, Current TV

From the Web

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

  • Alison Stewart, guest host
  • Dr. Howard Dean, former DNC chair, Vermont governor
  • Senator Charles Schumer  (D-NY) Finance Committee
  • Bill Nemitz, The Portland Press Herald
  • Wayne Slater, senior political writer, Dallas Morning News, co-author, Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove made George W. Bush presidential
  • Bill Nye, The Science Guy, scientist, engineer and Emmy-winning television personality. Also, author, "Bill Nye The Science Guy's Big Blue Ocean"

From the Web

Monday, October 12, 2009

  • Congressman Anthony Weiner
  • Chris Kofinis, Democratic strategist
  • Lieutenant Colonel Victor Fehrenbach
  • Gordon Goldstein, a former intarnational security adviser to the United Nations and author of the book, "Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam."
  • Jim Tankersley, L.A. Times energy and environment reporter who first reported the Justice Department probe into Gail Norton.
  • Dave Zirin, The Nation

From the Web

Friday, October 9, 2009

  • Senator Barbara Boxer
  • Richard Engel, chief foreign correspondent, NBC News
  • Xeni Jardin, editor and partner, BoingBoing.net

From the Web

Thursday, October 8, 2009

  • Joe Trippi, political strategist
  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University
  • Megan Carpentier, Editor of News and Politics, Air America
  • Caroline Moore, the amateur astronomer recently honored by President Obama as the youngest person to ever discover a supernova

From the Web

World Net Daily's top hits:

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

  • Howard Fineman, senior Washington correspondent and columnist, Newsweek; msnbc contributor
  • Frank Rich, columnist, New York Times
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Sarah Vowell, author, journalist, humorist

From the Web

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

  • Connie Schultz, columnist, Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • Rick Berman, Washington, D.C. lobbyist, Berman and Company
  • Melanie Sloan, executive director, CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington)

From the Web

Monday, October 5, 2009

  • David Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Chris Hayes, Washington editor, The Nation
  • Jon Ralston, columnist for "The Las Vegas Sun" and the host of "Face to Face with Jon Ralston"
  • Senator Bernie Sanders

From the Web

Friday, October 2, 2009

  • Congressman Danny Davis
  • Jeff Sharlet, contributing editor Harper's Magazine
  • Heather Sherba, one of the victims at Pennsylvania LA fitness club shooting rampage

From the Web

Thursday, October 1, 2009

  • Eric Lipton, reporter, New York Times
  • Steve Clemons, The Washington Note
  • Dawn Rizos, owner, The Lodge Gentlemen's Club

From the Web

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

  • Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson of Florida
  • Melanie Sloan, executive director, CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington)
  • Sam Stein, political reporter, The Huffington Post

From the Web

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

  • Senator Charles Schumer
  • Howard Dean, former Vermont governor, former chairman of the DNC
  • Peter Dreier, professor of politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles and co-author of a study on ACORN.
  • Jeanne Devon, blogger, TheMudflats.net

From the Web

Monday, September 28, 2009

  • David Iglesias, the former U.S. Attorney for New Mexico who was fired for failing to help Republicans by prosecuting ACORN'S alleged instances of voter fraud. He is also the author of "In Justice: Inside the Scandal That Rocked the Bush Administration."
  • Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont. He's a member of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
  • Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State. Her new book is called "Read my Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box"

From the Web

Friday, September 25, 2009

  • Jeffrey McMurray, A.P. Correspondent
  • Ron Mott, NBC News
  • Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller, "Blackwater: The Rise Of The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army."
  • Health Reform, bill, Congress
  • Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent, NBC News
  • Sandra Bernhard, comedian, actress and singer. Sandra's new album, "Whatever it takes" is out now.

From the Web

Thursday, September 24, 2009

  • Senator Charles Schumer
  • Gilbert Acciardo, retired Kentucky State Trooper
  • Peter Dreier, professor, Occidental College
  • Ken Burns, documentarian. His mini-series "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" starts Sunday at 8 pm Eastern on PBS.

From the Web

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

  • Devlin Barrett, reporter, A.P.
  • Howard Fineman, MSNBC analyst and senior Washington correspondent and political columnist for Newsweek
  • Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning economist, a New York Times columnist, an economics professor at Princeton, and author of the book, "The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008."
  • John Prendergast, co-chair of the ENOUGH Project
  • Tracy McGrady, co-founder, Darfur Dream Team

From the Web

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

  • Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon: He sits on the Senate Finance Committee and has filed an amendment to the Baucus plan called The Free Choice proposal which would allow every American - including those covered by employers - to have access to plans in the Health Insurance Exchange.
  • Thomas Oliphant, a former columnist for "The Boston Globe"
  • Sam Stein, political reporter for the Huffington Post

From the Web

Monday, September 21, 2009

  • Wendell Potter, former health insurance executive-turned-whistle blower. He was the head of public relations for CIGNA, one of the nation's largest insurers.  He's now a senior fellow on health care at the Center for Media and Democracy.
  • David Weigel, reporter, The Washington Independent
  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran, reporter, The Washington Post
  • Richard Trumka, president, AFL-CIO

From the Web

Friday, September 18, 2009

  • Mark McKinnon, a former advisor to President George W. Bush and Senator John McCain. He's currently a contributor to the Daily Beast and Vice Chairman of the public relations group "Public Strategies."
  • Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and associate editor for The Washington Post.
  • Jane Hamsher, FireDogLake.com
  • Bill Wolff, Sports Savant of the Rachel Maddow Show, executive producer and and the vice president of msnbc primetime

From the Web

Thursday, September 17, 2009

  • Cleve Jones, activist
  • Donald Fowler, former national chairman of the DNC
  • Joe Cirincione, president, The Ploughshares Fund

From the Web

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

  • Frank Schaeffer, author of "Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of it Back" also a contributor to The Huffington Post.
  • Chris Hayes, Washington Editor, The Nation
  • Congressman Anthony Weiner

From the Web

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

  • Jonathan Alter, Newsweek senior editor and MSNBC political analyst
  • Governor Ed Rendell, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Advisor

From the Web

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