Go behind the scenes with two of CNN’s leading commentators and fan favorites
as they discuss what they didn’t have time to get on air but is badly needed
conversation at an unprecedented time of partisanship and politics. Alice
Stewart and Maria Cardona have a unique ability to bring hot topics of
conversation to the fore, with respect, civility and intellectual honesty. Each
week, the “Hot Mics from Left to Right” duo will discuss the intersection of politics
and culture to give listeners a better understanding of where and how they have
come to their beliefs, offering a much needed view of a deeper perspective on
lifestyle and values and how they impact politics. Hot Mics will wrap with some
warm words of inspiration.
Who's rocket will go higher, deeper, and faster?
Alice and Maria discuss the billionaire's race to penetrate space. They also talk about the newfound push by conservatives to promote the COVID vaccine, and Congress' mission to probe the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. In this week's meaningful moment, Maria and Alice share words of inspiration from Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and Space advocate Robert C Jacobson.
The Tale of Two Agendas: President Biden and CPAC
Alice and Maria break down the Biden memo and the vast array of issues facing the current administration. They also discuss the latest CPAC gathering with a focus on cancel culture and false claims of election fraud. In this week's meaningful moment, they discuss the value of service and inspirational words from the music of actress and singer Chrissy Metz.
Heartache in Florida and Legal Peril in Trumpworld
Alice and Maria discuss the pain and heartbreak surrounding the building collapse in Florida. They also talk about the tax crime charges filed against the Trump Organization and Speaker Pelosi announcing details of a January 6th commission. In this week's meaningful moment, Maria and Alice share comments of hope in times of struggle and loss.
At a Crossroad, On the Border, and In The Heights
Maria and Alice discuss the recent bipartisan infrastructure deal, Vice President Harris' trip to the border to address immigration reform, and the DOJ filing suit against the state of Georgia for recently-passed election laws. In this week's meaningful moment, Alice and Maria discuss the screening of "In the Heights" and share powerful comments from the inspiring musical film.
New holiday, new Obamacare ruling and new target of social conservatives
Maria and Alice discuss the first official Juneteenth holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States, they talk about the latest Supreme Court Ruling to uphold Obamacare and the latest and surprising target of social conservatives - former Vice President Mike Pence. In this week's meaningful moment, Alice and Maria quote American poet Maya Angelou and the late Civil Rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
The Road to Somewhere....
Alice and Maria discuss the ongoing discussions on President Biden's infrastructure proposals, former President Donald Trump and false claims of re-claiming the White House this year, and the need to instill confidence in our election system. Plus- in this week's meaningful moment, we hear comments from Harvey Milk and Elon Musk. Please like and share!
Thank you both 🥳
I’ve been listening for a while and I love it. Because I am an independent voter. I need both sides. I love your show please keep it
Growing my bubble
Please have more in depth policy Conversations. I want to hear step-by-step what the Republicans what do you to address climate change, healthcare, immigration etc..
Good honest discussion- without screaming and shouting. No hatred - just respect for the others positions. And both ladies seem like nice people too !