Today On The Stephanie Miller Show

lee Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) calls in at 7:30am to talk about health care reform.

Ross Comedian Jeffrey Ross calls in at 8:30am to talk about his new book, “I Only Roast The Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges.”

Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, was revising his sweeping health care bill yesterday to address some serious concerns from fellow Dems about insurance costs. The changes possibly include cutting in half a penalty for people who don’t comply with a new requirement to purchase insurance.

President Obama said yesterday that better economic days are coming thanks to innovation and some help from the government. Obama delivered a pep talk and a plug for his economic recovery plan yesterday at a community college in New York.

A bill being offered in the House and expected to pass easily would provide 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits for more than 300,000 jobless people who live in states with unemployment rates of at least 8.5% and who are scheduled to run out of benefits by the end of September.

People in Georgia are bracing for more rain today after a deluge flooded streets and homes, killing at least 6 six people yesterday. The governor has declared a state of emergency in the 17 counties hardest hit by flooding.

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