Congressman Todd Akin
Neither candidate likes “No Child Left Behind”.
Democrats say “it has the flavor of bribery, has the flavor of pay for play.”
As Charlie Brennan spoke about the latest eyebrow raising comments U.S. Senate Candidate Todd Akin said about President Barack Obama Wednesday, the controversial man himself called in.
A recent poll shows Senate hopeful Todd Akin 3 points ahead of Senator Claire McCaskill despite flack for his recent comments.
Charlie talks with U.S. Cong. Todd Akin, his first local interview since his comments last week about women and rape; and with David Paleologos about political polling numbers; with Astronaut Col Bill Pogue about the death of Neil Armstrong; and with Al Goldman on the state of the stock market.
After 23-year-old Megan Boken is fatally shot in the Central West End this past weekend, Charlie asks, “Does STL need the National Guard to help curb its rampant crime?; Charlie also continues his discussion on Cong. Todd Akin, and talks with P.R. Expert Jon Sloane about the handling of Akin’s response to the fury.
Charlie takes listener calls on U.S. Congressman Todd Akin’s remarks on rape.
Also, it’s Money Mondays, and Charlie talks with Buckingham Asset Mgmt.’s Larry Swedroe about the status of the stock market.
McCaskill’s ads suggest Akin is too conservative, Brunner is not a reliable conservative and Steelman represents “more politics as usual.”
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is making a campaign issue out of her work on behalf of veterans.
Charlie talks with Academy Award-Winning “Hoop Dreams” Filmmaker Steve James; with STL Alderwoman Jennifer Florida about downsizing the STL Board of Aldermen; and with U.S. Cong Todd Akin, who addresses criticisim by Pres. Obama of his comments about the student loan crisis.