This Morning On The Stephanie Miller Show

Dennis Herrera, City Attorney for San Francisco, calls in at 8:30am to discuss his arguments before the California Supreme Court this coming Thursday against California’s Prop. 8.

President Barack Obama is sending his Treasury secretary and budget director to Capitol Hill today to defend his proposed tax increases, which are being met with misgivings by both GOPers and Dems in Congress. Administration officials say the nation’s economic crisis requires bold action to right the economy and expand access to health care while providing tax breaks to middle- and low-income families.

The CIA has destroyed nearly 100 interrogation tapes of terror suspects, a number far greater than was previously acknowledged by the agency. The agency’s admission came in new documents filed in a lawsuit seeking details about the treatment of detainees in U.S. custody outside the country.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised today to work with the incoming Israeli government, easing tensions ahead of a meeting but delivered a clear message that Washington is committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state, putting her at odds with Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu.

President Obama nominated Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius yesterday to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services. She would help him overhaul a health care system whose cost has risen 4 times as fast as people’s wages in recent years.

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