NEW YORK , March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced it will launch Steele & Ungar, a weekly two-hour show with friends, Michael Steele, former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and Rick Ungar, a Democrat and contributor on politics and healthcare policy at Forbes.com, discussing the week's news with top newsmakers on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., the 24/7 non-partisan channel dedicated to the Politics of the United States.
Steele & Ungar
will launch on Saturday, March 22, at 11:00 am ET, on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. via satellite on channel 124, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at
. Subscribers will also be able to listen via SiriusXM On Demand through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices and online at
SiriusXM listeners can call into the show at 866-96-POTUS (866-967-6887), and Steele and Ungar will take calls representing all sides of an issue.
"Steele and Ungar will give SiriusXM listeners a spirited political dialogue on the politically-neutral playing field of the SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. channel," Dave Gorab, Vice President and General Manager, Talk Programming, SiriusXM. "Whether they lean left, right, or undecided, everyone who listens to the show will have equal opportunity to speak out and join the debate as Michael Steele and Rick Ungar dive into the top political stories of the week and offer answers to the nation's partisan gridlock."
Michael Steele is a former Lt. Governor of Maryland and also served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. He is currently a political analyst for MSNBC and has also worked as a contributor on the Fox News Channel. More recently, h
e can be heard as an occasional host on the
He has appeared on
Meet the Press
Face the Nation,
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show.
Rick Ungar is the popular, widely read senior contributor on politics and health care policy at Forbes.com. He also appears as a weekly cast member on the Fox News Channel's Forbes on Fox along with frequent guest appearances on other news and political television programs while maintaining a busy radio schedule as a talk radio host at SiriusXM where he brings insight and an approachable demeanor to dealing with the issues of the day. Ungar comes to the world of political and health policy commentary with a background in the entertainment industry as an executive and creative writer/producer, and where he also served many years as the president of the Marvel Character Group.
SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S.—the unfiltered, unbiased 24/7 channel that covers the "Politics of the United States" from every perspective—tells the story of American politics daily with unbiased news programs, live coverage and unfiltered audio of major political events from inside and outside the Beltway.
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