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Ed Schultz News and Commentary: Wednesday the 18th of January

Ed Schultz News and Commentary: Wednesday the 18th of January

On Wednesday’s show, Ed gives commentary on the confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price, who is up for Health and Human Services Secretary. We are joined by Mitch Ceasar, Broward County Democratic Party Chair and Member of the DNC Executive Council, to talk about the political news of the day.

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Ed Schultz News and Commentary: Wednesday the 18th of January

On Wednesday’s show, Ed gives commentary on the confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price, who is up for Health and Human Services Secretary. We are joined by Mitch Ceasar, Broward County Democratic Party Chair and Member of the DNC Executive Council, to talk about the political news of the day.