Ed Schultz News and Commentary: Tuesday the 1st of September

When Congress returns to Washington Republicans will risk another government shutdown in an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, Ed and Con. Tim Ryan, D-OH, discuss. We follow up on President Obama’s trip to Alaska this week in the shadow of the administration’s decision to allow Shell oil to drill in the Arctic, Michael Brune from the Sierra Club joins Ed to discuss.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced