The Leslie Marshall Show

The Leslie Marshall Show

“The Leslie Marshall Show" is a Progressive radio show hosted by one of the nation's most prominent female talk hosts. Leslie provides facts rather than fiction. She discusses breaking news with guests that are experts in their field, allowing the nation to weigh in with their opinions via phone calls and social networking. The show has callers from all sides of the political spectrum, staying true to its motto, "the only true democracy in talk radio."

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May 7, 2021 42 min
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Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress.

They discuss the intersection between two core issues impacting women and people who can become pregnant—abortion bans and economic injustice. At Generation Progress, they apply a reproductive justice framework (a term coined by a group of Black women in 1994) to all of the issues that they work o...
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Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment.
Here are the stories that she covered:

1. AXIOS: "Some experts now say U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity"

2. AXIOS: "White House to redirect unordered vaccines to states where demand is higher"

3. AXIOS: "Biden to raise refugee cap to 62,500"

4. NEW YORK TIMES: "Business Coalitions to Speak Out Against Voting Restrict...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Jonah Minkoff-Zern, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Is F...
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April 30, 2021 42 min
Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union.

The two discuss President Biden's joint address to Congress, the 'American Jobs Plan,' infrastructure, manufacturing, 'Buy American' requirements, green jobs and more.

The AAM website is AmericanManufacturing.org and thei...
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Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment.
Here are the stories that she covered:

1. NBC NEWS: "Florida Senate advances bill that includes limits on voting by mail, drop boxes"
2. AXIOS: "CDC: Fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks outside"
3. AXIOS: "Pfizer CEO: Oral drug to prevent COVID-19 could be ready next year"
4. AXIOS: "Biden to sign $15 mi...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of the 'Cook Political Repo...
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Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Edwith Theogene, Executive Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress.

Tomorrow is Earth Day, which means activists, policymakers, and organizations throughout the country are using this week to draw attention to the fight against climate change and for environmental justice.

Young people have long been leaders in this fight, and their desire for action on the climate cris...
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Leslie is joined by Steve Sallman, Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) Health, Safety and Environment Department.
Ahead of next week's Worker's Memorial Day, Leslie and Steve discuss and honor workers lost to COVID-19, and other occupational hazards.

Workers’ Memorial Day is marked every year on April 28th to honor and remember the workers killed, injured, disabled and made ill from exposures to hazards at work.
Due to t...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Atiba Madyun, President/CEO of The Madyun Group, a government rela...
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Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment.
Here are the stories that she covered:

1. AXIOS: "FDA expects J&J vaccine pause to last "a matter of days"
2. AXIOS: "Fallout over Daunte Wright shooting continues"
3. AXIOS: "Obama: Daunte Wright shooting shows "just how badly we need to reimagine policing""
4. AXIOS: "Virginia AG launches civil rights p...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Sarah Jones, Editor-in-Chief of PoliticusUSA. The two discuss the ...
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Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress.

We are now almost a week into the month of April, which Generation Progress—and many in the criminal justice reform space—recognize each year as Second Chance Month. Second Chance Month is an opportunity to examine the impacts of collateral consequences for justice-involved people and work towards...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Dr. Robert Shapiro is the Chairman of Sonecon, an economic adv...
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Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment.

Here are the stories that she gave her take on:

1. AUDIO: 911 call played today at Derek Chauvin trial of witness who called 911 on the officers at the scene because he believed he "witnessed a murder"

2. AXIOS: "Report: 67% of students who planned school shootings had "potential access" to guns"

3. AXIOS: "Biden annou...
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Leslie is joined by two great guests on two timely topics.

First, she's joined by Greg Regan, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, a labor organization consisting of 33 unions that together represent workers in all areas of transportation.

Greg gives an analysis of Pete Buttigieg's first congressional hearing as Secretary of Transportation.  This includes a discussion of infrastructure, unmet con...
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Today's guest hosts are Edwith Theogene and Charlotte Hancock, Organizing Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress.

During today's show they discuss the Equality Act, a key piece of civil rights legislation currently being considered by the Senate that would implement uniform legal protections for people regardless of gender and/or sexual orientation. These protections are critical for LGBTQ+ people i...
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March 23, 2021 40 min
Leslie is joined by Roxanne Brown, the International Vice President at Large for the United Steelworkers. For 20 years, she has served USW members from the union’s Legislative Office in Washington, D.C., most recently as Legislative Director.  Brown continues to oversee the union’s public policy and legislative agenda as well as its political work.

The two discuss strengthening American manufacturing. 

Over the last several decades,...
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The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET.

Brad is first joined by Hope Frye, an internationally recognized immigration lawyer focu...
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Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union.

The two discuss the Biden administration's trade goals, what to expect between Democrats and Republicans in negotiations surrounding an infrastructure legislation package, and the latest on the U.S.-China talks in Alaska.

The AAM website...
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