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Top News/Talk Stories for the Week of January 23-27, 2023

The investigations into the possession of classified government documents by President Joe Biden, former Vice President Mike Pence, and former President Donald Trump was the most-talked-about story on news/talk radio this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s move to pull Democrats Adam Schiff and Eric Stalwell off the House Intelligence committee, followed by the battle in congress over expanding the U.S.’s debt ceiling at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed on news/talk radio 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.

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Yesterday’s (1/25) Top News/Talk Media Stories

The Kevin McCarthy-led House and the removal of top Democrats from the Intelligence Committee; the matter of classified government documents found in the possession of Joe Biden, Mike Pence, and Donald Trump; Russia’s aggressive response to the provision of tanks to Ukraine from Germany and the U.S.; the questions about George Santos’ true source of the freshman congressman’s campaign funds; Facebook reinstates former President Donald Trump; the state of the U.S. economy and concerns about a recession; and Pope Francis “decriminalizes” homosexuality were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Yesterday’s (1/24) Top News/Talk Media Stories

The classified government documents found in the possession of President Joe Biden and the news that classified documents were also found in possession of former Vice President Mike Pence; House Speaker Kevin McCarthy blocks Democrats from Committees; Tuesday’s U.S. Senate hearing addressing Ticketmaster parent Live Nation and the fiasco selling Taylor Swift concert tickets; Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ ban on an AP African American studies course; Germany agrees to join the U.S. in sending tanks to Ukraine to help in the battle against Russia’s invasion of the country; the deadly shootings in Northern California; and the ongoing media coverage of Congressman George Santos’ backstory were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Top News/Talk Stories for Week of January 9 – 13, 2023

The discovery of two caches of classified government documents in the possession of President Joe Biden and the appointing of a special counsel to investigate was the most-talked-about story on news/talk radio this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the first week of business of the Kevin McCarthy-led U.S. House, followed by the migrant issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and in Florida combined with Biden’s trip to Mexico City at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed on news/talk radio 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 of the top news/talk radio stories here.

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Yesterday’s (1/11) Hottest News/Talk Media Stories

The discovery of a second batch of classified documents found by President Joe Biden’s aides in a second location associated with the president; the debt ceiling and the threat of financial chaos and recession; the call by some Republicans in Congress for George Santos to resign his seat over falsehoods on his curriculum vitae while Speaker Kevin McCarthy supports him; the deadly floods in California; the FAA’s computer failure that upset air travel across the U.S.; the latest battle between Russian and Ukrainian forces in the city of Soledar; the latest report on global ocean temperatures and the threat of global warming; and the death of guitar great Jeff Beck after he contracted bacterial meningitis were some of the most-talked-about stories on news/talk radio, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.