Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)

From gun safety legislation to food stamps, from the Affordable Care Act to earned sick days, on this show we talk about the latest in Congress and how it impacts you.

Special guests include: Shannon Watts, Mothers Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; Kathleen King, Children’s Defense Fund; Donna Dolanchair of the New York State Paid Leave Coalition; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising Healthcare Team Director.

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Category:politics -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

This week's show is a Best of. Special Thanks to all our guests:

 - Katrina Alcorn, author of "Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink;" 
- Sally Kohn, author, media guru, Fox News commentator; 
- Pramila Jayapal,  author, founder of OneAmerica, and We Belong Together; 
- Jim Weill, President of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
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Category:politics -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

On this show we explore the potential impact of the proposed SNAP/food stamp cuts, the current state of climate change and juvenile justice in America, and the growing momentum around family leave.  Guests include Jim Weill, President of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC); Alisha Johnson, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Sarah Bryer,  National Juvenile Justice Network; Ruth Martin, MomsRising.

Direct download: MomsRising_090713_Ep70.mp3
Category:politics -- posted at: 3:57pm EST

The superstar line up for this show includes: Kimberly Seals Allers, award-winning journalist, author of The Mocha Manual™ series of books and founder of, a pregnancy and parenting lifestyle destination and blog for African Americans. Molly Wingate, author of Slow Parenting Teenssmall business owner, healthcare advocate, and author ofTough Choices for Momepreneurs: Combating the Health Insurance BarrierBarbara Arnwine, national leader and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Katrina Alcorn, author of "Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink."

Direct download: MomsRising_083113_Ep69.mp3
Category:politics -- posted at: 4:18pm EST