The 2024 presidential race – including former Vice President Mike Pence and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie entering the GOP primary race – was the most-talked-about story in news/talk media this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the indictment of former President Donald Trump on charges of mishandling classified documents, followed by the House GOP infighting at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed in news/talk media during the week and is the result of ongoing research from TALKERS magazine. It is published every Friday at Talkers.com. See this week’s complete chart here.
Mike Pence and Chris Christie officially enter the GOP primary race for president in 2024; the legal battles facing former President Donald Trump; the GOP lawmakers turning against House Speaker Kevin McCarthy over the debt ceiling deal; the transportation of migrants from Florida to Sacramento and California Governor Gavin Newsom’s threats against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis; the investigation into the Biden family’s finances and the removal of IRS whistleblowers from the case; the ongoing pushback against LGBTQ activism; the devastating flood resulting from Russia’s alleged destruction of Ukraine’s Kakhova dam; and the air quality over much of the Eastern U.S. due to wildfires in Quebec were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reach an agreement over the debt ceiling; the 2024 presidential race and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ entrance into the GOP primary; the legal issues facing former President Donald Trump; drone strikes hit Moscow in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war; the Memorial Day holiday weekend and the spate of shootings that took place over the three days; the Texas legislature votes to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton; Target, Bud Light, and the backlash against LGBTQ activism were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.