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.
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.