This week Charlie discusses the economy “humming along” juxtaposed to the federal deficit and debt. Charlie points out that federal tax revenue is at an all-time high, and the problem is spending that's driving the national debt; entitlement reform is at the heart of getting spending under control.
Charlie also previews the upcoming November 6 midterm election, specifically examining voter intensity and enthusiasm. Charlie says the enthusiasm gap is tightening and “there’s good news for both sides.”
This week Charlie reflects on the historic confirmation vote of now Justice Brett Kavanaugh. And looking ahead to the midterm elections, he says the enthusiasm gap between Republicans and Democrats has closed much earlier than previously predicted.
Charlie also acknowledges the magnificent job of Ambassador Nikki Haley, “her political star today shines much brighter than it did just a few months ago…she’s got a great future.”
This week’s Best 60ish Seconds comes out the day of a historic vote of the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Joe Manchin could be the deciding vote, explains Charlie.
Charlie also discusses this week’s jobs report, the economy, and, most importantly, baseball. Listen for the full "60 seconds” as there’s a little trivia at the end regarding "Mr. October."
Charlie discusses the latest developments on the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanuagh, and says it's now a matter of vote counting and whether or not the Democrats can run out the clock.
Charlie also previews the congressional midterm election and highlights Pennsylvania's competitive House races. Finally, as we enter the final weekend of Major League Baseball's regular season, Charlie comments on the anniversary of Ted Williams' decision to play in a double header on the last day of the regular season in 1941.
Charlie discusses Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Charlie says you have to look seriously at serious allegations, but says the timing is very questionable.
Charlie also discusses Congressman Keith Ellison, Republican Pete Flores' upset victory in a Democratic-friendly Texas Senate district this past Tuesday night, and the economy.
This week Charlie discusses the latest news surrounding Judge Kavanaugh, and also gives his latest over/under prediction on the forthcoming Senate vote. Charlie also discusses the latest political news from Rhode Island, New York and more.
In this week's "Best 60ish Seconds," Charlie discusses the much-anticipated Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, which featured "an awful lot of political theater." Charlie also comments on the anonymously-authored New York Times op-ed, as well as the socialist shift in the Democratic Party.
This week Charlie remembers the heroism and service of Senator John McCain. Charlie also discusses this week’s Arizona and Florida Primary Elections – and stay tuned as there’s lots more political news to come next week. Have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!
Charlie discusses this week's headlines, leading off with the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen convictions — a "double whammy” hitting President Trump. Charlie also discusses national economic news, in particular the longest running bull market in U.S. history -- a milestone reached this past week.
This week Charlie discusses the release of a grand jury report detailing sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, Omarosa, Peter Strzok, John Brennan, and the Queen of Soul.