*+-Berry Craig: Showalter’s fighting to help give labor a stronger voice on the radio. “We want to unite with other progressives and progressive groups and build support for issues that are important to all working families.”
*+-Nomiki Konst: The United States of America has a dirty little secret. We’re addicted to a drug. A drug dealt everyday in the halls of Congress, on the streets of Washington, and at the exclusive Georgetown soirees. That drug is corruption, pure and simple. And the dealers are lobbyists. The year 2009 was record breaking for the lobbying industry, mostly due to the health care debate, with total spending on all issues at more than $3.47 billion.