Incumbent Congressman Bill Cassidy and his two long-shot opponents all want a rewrite of the healthcare law that was passed under President Obama. The candidates met at a debate Monday at the Baton Rouge Press Club.
Despite the current LSU campus policy requiring people to smoke 25 ft. away from the entrance to any building, LSU MassCom professor Dr. Judith Sylvester discusses her efforts at working to make LSU's campus completely tobacco and smoke free.
Baseball great and the last pitcher to win 30 games in a season, Denny McLain joins the show to discuss life, Baseball, Pepsi drinking, and steroids.
Former Green Party Presidential nominee Rap Nader talks with Jim about his impression of the first of three presidential debates between President Obama and Gov. Romney, and he promotes his new book "The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future."
Richard Torregano, 6th District candidate who's challenging Bill Cassidy for a seat in Congress chats with Jim about his plans for the future if he's elected.
Also, Renee Chatelain from the Manship Theater talks with Jim about news and updates concerning the fabulous LSU theater.
From Southern Media & Opinion Research, pollster Bernie Pinsonat is out with a new survery on Louisiana and national politics, and he discusses with Jim the surprisingly close race in Louisiana between President Obama and Gov. Romney.
Also, Rev. Raymond Jetson joins Jim in the studio to talk about his church and upcoming summit.
Michael Grunwald, Senior National Correspondent for Time Magazine talks with Jim about his new book "The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era".
Joycelyn Elders, former Surgeon General under President Clinton, talks with Jim about the AIDS virus and how New Orleans and Baton Rouge are among the top three cities in the U.S. in the rate of transmission.
Mayor Kip Holden, who is seeking a third term, and his leading opponent, Councilman Mike Walker, tussled over traffic, economic development, and crime at a debate hosted by Southern University Monday night.