After the vote to defund Planned Parenthood failed in the Senate, we SPOTLIGHT Renee Bracey Sherman. Bracey Sherman is an award-winning reproductive justice activist and the author of “Saying Abortion Aloud: Research and Recommendations for Public Abortion Storytellers and Organizations.” Bracey Sherman’s work on abortion storytelling has been featured on the BBC, The Guardian, EBONY, Salon, Fusion, TIME, and The Atlantic. In 2015, she was named one of Planned Parenthood’s 99 Dream Keepers. Bracey Sherman currently sits on the board of NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation.
Radio and TV talk host and political analyst/former Congressional and gubernatorial candidate
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For interviews on GOP debate.
For analysis of the first Republican presidential debate held in New Hampshire, we FEATURE Arnie Arnesen who is currently the host of “The Attitude” on WNHN 94.7FM in Concord, NH a daily talk show that focuses on policy and politics. Arnesen has played a pivotal role as a political analyst where she advises fellows from the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Harvard University on both state and national politics, including New Hampshire’s important role in the selection of presidential candidates. Her media experience includes WZMY TV, MyTV, Derry, N.H; WTPL FM Concord N.H.; The Boston Globe, WFMP FM – Minneapolis, MN, and WNTK AM & FM – New London, N.H.
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For interviews on the Clean Power Plan.
Following President Obama's announcement of the Clean Power Plan, we FEATURE Heather McTeer. McTeer was appointed by Obama to serve as the regional administrator for Region 4 of the Environmental Protection Agency. In her new role, McTeer is responsible for the eight southeastern states, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as six federally recognized tribes; making Region 4 the largest of 10 regions. In addition, she leads efforts to maintain and enhance the quality of work life for Region 4’s approximately 1,000 employees while effectively managing a budget of more than $500 million. Her media includes: CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, The Washington Post and Marie Clare.
To discuss the House GOP’s announcement that it has sufficient votes to block the Iran nuclear deal, we FEATURE Kate Gould, a Middle East analyst and advocate for the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). She is one of a few registered lobbyists in Washington, D.C. working to prevent war with Iran and support peace in Syria and Israel/Palestine. Gould’s analysis on Middle East policy have appeared in The Guardian, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, US News and World Report, The Hill, Jewish Telegraphic Agency and the Daily Beast. She has been quoted by New York Magazine, Reuters, Agence France-Press and other national outlets.
Following the wildfires in California, we FEATURE Brenda Ekwurzel. Ekwurzel works on the national climate program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). She is leading UCS's climate science education work aimed at strengthening support for strong federal climate legislation and sound U.S. climate policies. Her media experience includes: CNN (“Lou Dobbs Tonight”, “The Situation Room”), Fox News (O’Reilly, Cavuto), ABC’s “World News with Charles Gibson,” “Good Morning America,” USA Today and NPR.
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