FROM Tina Daunt
Obama Fundraiser Expected to Raise a Record $12 Million President Barack Obama's first campaign event since his declaration on same-sex marriage is tonight at actor George Clooney's home in Studio City. With a combination of high-rolling Hollywood figures and an online sweepstakes, it could be the biggest political fundraiser in US history. That's according to Tina Daunt, contributing editor for politics at the Hollywood Reporter .
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.