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Ringside Politics – May 24th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 24th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. 2)British authorities were in a […]

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Ringside Politics – May 23rd, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 23rd, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere. Today’s Hot Topics: 1)The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bombing attack that killed at least 22 people and injured 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday night. 2)John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman, on Tuesday continued to blame […]

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Ringside Politics – May 22nd, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 22nd, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)As Trump administration controversies command media attention, a little-noticed set of lawsuits against the Democratic Party continues to play out in the courts – including one claiming coordination with the Clinton campaign against Bernie Sanders amounted to election fraud. 2)Despite working more […]

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Ringside Politics – May 19th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 19th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s statue at Lee Circle will be replaced by a “water feature” and public art for which the city of New Orleans is already designing infrastructure, the city announced late Thursday (May 18). 2)Lee Circle and streets within […]

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Ringside Politics – May 18th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 18th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)Despite pledges from Mayor Mitch Landrieu that the Confederate monuments being removed would be kept at a secure, undisclosed location, the P.G.T. Beauregard monument was in plain view Wednesday afternoon (May 17) outside a city-owned building — just hours after it had […]

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Ringside Politics – May 17th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 17th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1) National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday adamantly defended President Trump’s conversations with Russian officials as “wholly appropriate,” pushing back for a second day on a news report claiming the president revealed highly classified information on an Islamic State terror threat […]

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Ringside Politics – May 16th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 16th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)President Trump on Tuesday defended conversations he had with Russian officials following a report that he discussed classified information in those talks, saying he shared “facts” about terrorism and had “the absolute right to do” so. 2)Two people, including a 9-year-old girl, […]

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Ringside Politics – May 15th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 15th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1) Standing before tens of thousands of members of the Class of 2017 and their families at Liberty University’s open-air stadium in Lynchburg, Va., Trump thanked the crowd for helping him achieve the presidency. 2) Judge Merrick Garland meets with Senate Democrats […]

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Ringside Politics- May 12th, 2017.

Ringside Politics- May 12th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)The Jefferson Davis statue in Mid-City was taken down early Thursday (May 11). It’s one of four monuments the New Orleans City Council declared nuisances in December 2015 and the second Mayor Mitch Landrieu has removed. 2) Lawyers for President Donald Trump […]

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Ringside Politics – May 11th, 2017.

Ringside Politics – May 11th, 2017.

Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere Today’s Hot Topics: 1)The statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis is separated from its pedestal Thursday morning, May 11, 2017. It is the second of four monuments the city has removed after they were declared public nuisances in December 2015. 2)Former FBI Director James Comey […]

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