This Morning On The Stephanie Miller Show

The Stephanie Miller Show’s third hour can now be heard every weekday at 11am on WWRL-AM 1600 in New York City!

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) calls in at 6:30am to talk about the economy and other news of the day.

President Obama delved into the abortion debate in a controversial Notre Dame Commencement address yesterday, calling for a search for common ground on one of the most divisive issues in American politics. Obama conceded that no matter how much Americans “may want to fudge it… at some level the views of the two camps are irreconcilable.”

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered a blistering critique of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s handling over oversight on torture tactics over the weekend, in a major escalation of partisan attacks being aimed at Pelosi. Gingrich claimed that Pelosi “has lied to the House” and said he thinks that it’s “the most despicable, dishonest, and vicious political effort I’ve seen in my lifetime.”

A school assistant principal who was sick for several days with swine flu on Sunday became New York City’s first death linked to the virus and the nation’s sixth. As of yesterday afternoon, health officials have reported 5 other deaths in the U.S.: three in Texas, one in Washington State, and one in Arizona.

President Obama has appointed Dr. Thomas Frieden as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frieden has served as New York City’s health commissioner for the past seven years and spearheaded a campaign to eliminate smoking from the city’s bars and restaurants.

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