This Morning On The Stephanie Miller Show

Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) calls in at 6:30am to talk about health care, Obama in Russia and at the G-8, and the possibility of a second stimulus package.

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) calls in at 7:30am to talk about health care reform, Obama in Russia and at the G-8, and the possibility of another stimulus package.

Carol Leifer joins us in studio at 8:06am to promote her upcoming gigs, and to talk about her book, “When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win.”

President Obama is embarking on three days of multinational talks at the G-8 summit in Rome on climate change, the global economy, and world hunger in the second and most policy-laden stop of his three-nation, weeklong trip.

Al Franken became a senator yesterday, being sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden and drawing thunderous applause in the Senate chamber. Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a Minnesota native, accompanied Franken. Franken was introduced by fellow Minnesotan and Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

It was not spectacular, extravagant, or bizarre. There were songs and tears but little dancing. Instead, Michael Jackson’s memorial was a somber, spiritual ceremony that reached back for the essence of the man. If there was a shocking moment, it came from Jackson’s daughter, Paris-Michael, who made the first public statement of her 11 years, dissolving into tears, and saying she loved her daddy very much.

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