This Morning On The Stephanie Miller Show

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) calls in at 6:30am to talk about President Obama’s Middle East trip and his speech this morning in Cairo, Egypt.

Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Missouri) calls in at 7:30am to talk about President Obama’s Middle East trip, the economy, and Sotomayor’s nomination.

Funny guy Brian Whitman joins us in studio at 8am to hang out and discuss the news of the day.

President Obama this morning in a speech in Cairo, Egypt spoke of the tensions between the United States and Muslims saying “the sweeping change brought by modernity and globalization led many Muslims to view the West as hostile to the traditions of Islam. Obama hopes to start “a new chapter of engagement” between the U.S. and the Muslim world.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor continued making the rounds on Capitol Hill yesterday, meeting several additional U.S. senators who will help decide whether she becomes the country’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch signed same-sex marriage into law last night. The bill, which passed the House 198-176 yesterday, also was approved by the state Senate, 14-10.

President Obama, providing the first real details on how he wants to reshape the nation’s health care system, urged Congress yesterday toward a sweeping overhaul that would allow Americans to buy into a government insurance plan.

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