Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

A Philadelphia lawyer turned political commentator, Michael Smerconish is a nationally syndicated radio host, best-selling author and weekly contributing columnist to The Philadelphia Inquirer's Sunday Currents section.

The Michael Smerconish Program is heard exclusively on SiriusXM - POTUS Channel 124 from 9a–12p ET - re–airing again 6-9p ET. Michael is also the host of “Smerconish” on CNN each Saturday morning at 9am ET and 6pm ET.  

10/19/2014
With Election Day two weeks from Tuesday, I wanted to take the national pulse from California, where I just spent a few days. I know what you're thinking: California doesn't have a U.S. Senate election at the top of the ticket this year, Jerry Brown seems a shoo-in for reelection against Neel Kashkari, and California couldn't be more geographically removed from Washington. All true.
10/19/2014
With Election Day two weeks from Tuesday, I wanted to take the national pulse from California, where I just spent a few days. I know what you're thinking: California doesn't have a U.S. Senate election at the top of the ticket this year, Jerry Brown seems a shoo-in for reelection against Neel Kashkari, and California couldn't be more geographically removed from Washington. All true.
10/12/2014
Gary Hart's downfall in the run-up to the 1988 presidential election marked an important milestone on a journalistic arc that began with Watergate. Where, previously, the media fast track was greased by befriending politicians, now it was enhanced by bringing them down. Ever since, nothing has been out of bounds for media outlets large and small. Consider Kansas.
10/12/2014
Gary Hart's downfall in the run-up to the 1988 presidential election marked an important milestone on a journalistic arc that began with Watergate. Where, previously, the media fast track was greased by befriending politicians, now it was enhanced by bringing them down. Ever since, nothing has been out of bounds for media outlets large and small. Consider Kansas.
Smerconish's book club
A Q&A with Michael Smerconish - and former Gov. Ed Rendell.