Today, on the Ed Morrissey Show (3 pm ET), we speak to the Republican hoping to replace Kirsten Gillibrand in Congress. Jim Tedisco, currently New York’s Republican Leader in the Assembly, will run in the special election for the seat Gillibrand vacated when she accepted David Paterson’s appointment to the Senate. We’ll ask Tedisco about his policy positions, his district, and his chances — especially after the stimulus bill passed the House.

In the second half, Lila Rose returns to discuss her latest video exposing Planned Parenthood’s obstruction of justice in Arizona. Lila will update us on the case and discuss the Mona Lisa Project at Live Action. Don’t miss it!

Update: We may go long 15-30 minutes in order to do another round of Melt the Phones, this time focusing on a few key Senators:

Collins (202) 224-2523
Snowe (202) 224-5344
Voinovich (202) 224-3353
Specter (202) 224-4254

Preferably, I’d like to have their constituents make the calls. If so, send Jazz your real name and telephone number in chat so that I can bridge you together with your Senator’s office.

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