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Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich

CUMULUS MEDIA announces that its Chicago news/talk radio station WLS-AM will launch “The Lightning Rod”, an exclusive weekly podcast hosted by former Illinois Governor and self-described “Trumpocrat” Rod Blagojevich. “The Lightning Rod” will feature analysis about politics, government, trending stories and global issues, and will feature conversations with politicians, political experts, policymakers, celebrities and influencers about what’s worked, what hasn’t and who can make it better.

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The Rise of Antisemitism in America (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich)

RB gives historical perspective on the recent incidents of anti Semitic attacks against Jewish people in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

57mins

27 May 2021

Rank #1

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Mayor Lightfoot’s New Policy Denying One on One Interviews To White Reporters (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) Episode 58

RB condemns Mayor Lightfoot’s policy of denying one on one interviews to news reporters who are white and calls on President Biden, Vice President Harris Governor Pritzker, and Senator Durbin’s to join him in condemning it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

20 May 2021

Rank #2

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FBI’s Raid of Rudy Giuliani (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) - Episode 57

RB discusses how the unprecedented raid on the attorney of the former President is the product of the politicization of the DOJ.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 5mins

6 May 2021

Rank #3

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A Tribute To Steve McMichael (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) - Episode 56

RB talks about Chicago Bears legend Steve McMichael and being afflicted with Lou Gehrig’s disease.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

27 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Is It Time To Do Away With Policing? (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich)-Episode 55

RB discusses the impact of recent comments made by a Democratic Congresswoman who is advocating for the abolition of the police.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 1min

20 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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Working People and the New Politics in America  (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich)-Episode 54

RB discusses the role of the working class in America today and how they can determine the future direction of American politics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 7mins

13 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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Pres. Biden and Assault Weapon Ban; Mike Madigan and Corruption Tax (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) - Episode 53

Blagojevich discusses the latest push by Biden to ban assault weapons, and explains how Mike Madigan presided over a corrupt system in Springfield that has made IL the highest taxed state in the nation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 13mins

25 Mar 2021

Rank #7

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Should NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo resign? (Episode 52) - Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich discusses the serious allegations swirling around Gov. Cuomo and whether the time is now for him to resign.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

57mins

8 Mar 2021

Rank #8

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A Year Home From Prison (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) - Episode 51

Rod Blagojevich reflects on the one year anniversary of his release from prison.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 7mins

18 Feb 2021

Rank #9

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What's it like to watch the Super Bowl in prison (Lightning Rod with Rod Blagojevich) - Episode 50

Rod Blagojevich shares stories about what it's like in prison on Super Bowl Sunday.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

53mins

11 Feb 2021

Rank #10