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Deep dives into the crucial issues and emergencies facing America with the people trying to solve them.

Deep dives into the crucial issues and emergencies facing America with the people trying to solve them.

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Deep dives into the crucial issues and emergencies facing America with the people trying to solve them.

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Episodes

"All in on Covid." The Reporters Roundtable- Sep 17

9/17/2021
Covid Politics. Trouble in the House. WH Messaging. What Gen. Milley Did. Trump Overhang. With Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital, James Oliphant, National Politics Correspondent for Reuters, Alex Seitz-Wald, Senior Digital Politics Reporter for NBC News and S.V. Date Senior White House Correspondent for HuffPost. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The Laborers' International Union of North America. Their members can't wait to get started on infrastructure! More...

Duration:00:40:01

Our Democracy in Peril. Part 1: The Coup Timeline

9/14/2021
In today’s episode we go over the timeline of events leading up to the January 6th insurrection and explore the ways Donald Trump and his Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, tried to overturn the presidential election. Our guide is Ryan Goodman, founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security, an online forum for the rigorous analysis of national and international security. Goodman is a Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Reiss Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law. He...

Duration:00:32:38

"The Persistence of the Pandemic." The Reporters' Roundtable-Sept 10

9/10/2021
Vaccine Mandate. Garland Sues Texas. Newsom in Good Shape. Rally FOR Jan 6th Defendants. With Scott Wong, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill, Hunter Walker, Reporter, TheUprising.info and Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent for 19thNews. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by America's most diverse union, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:48:03

The California Recall. Will Right Wing Larry Elder Replace Gavin Newsom?

9/7/2021
Bill, the former Chair of the California Democratic Party, talks with Carla Marinucci, Senior Writer for POLITICO’s California Playbook about the recall. Where it stands. What would happen if Newsom is recalled. Marinucci has consistently been named one of California’s leading political writers. Two pros digging in. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of Teachers. More information at AFT.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:36:04

"A Midnight Decision." The Reporters' Roundtable-Sep 3

9/3/2021
One War is Over. The War on Abortion Rights Heats Up. Climate Crisis in the U.S,. California Recall. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ-Roll Call, Melanie Mason, National Political Correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, Jeff Dufour, Editor-in-chief at National Journal and Katherine Tully-McManus, covering Congress for Politico. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the Laborers' International Union of North America. More information at LIUNA.org. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:54:05

Where Science Meets Politics. With The Washington Post's Philip Bump.

8/31/2021
Philip Bump is a National Correspondent for the Washington Post who uses science and data to analyze what politicians say or do. As Bill says, "when it comes to politics, he's got the best take on where we are today, how we got here and where we're heading tomorrow." Philip and Bill talk about Ron DeSantis, Mike Lindell, JD Vance, The GOP, AOC and Donald Trump. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The United Food and Commercial Workers Union. They're the ones who serve us in the great...

Duration:00:36:42

" A Haymaker of Bad News." The Reporters' Roundtable Aug 27

8/27/2021
Terror Attack. 8/31 Deadline Stands. Impressive Evacuation. Pelosi Tames Democrats. How’s the VP Doing? With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Maya King, Political Reporter at Politico and John Bennett, Contributing Editor at CQ-Roll Call. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, America's largest union. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:50:16

Never-Trumper and Neo-con Bill Kristol

8/24/2021
Bill Kristol has been a leading conservative voice for over 25 years. He was a founding editor of the conservative news magazine The Weekly Standard. He is currently Editor at Large for The Bulwark, an anti-Trump conservative news and opinion website. Kristol is also know as a leading neoconservative(neo-con), a political philosophy that promotes democracy and interventionism in international affairs. He was a strong supporter of the Iraq War. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the...

Duration:00:39:23

"Can't Stay Forever." -The Roundtable- August 20

8/20/2021
Afghanistan Withdrawal. How Much Will it Damage Biden? Abbott and DeSantis Dig In on Covid. Bomb Threat at the Capitol. With David Jackson, National Political Correspondent for USA Today, Lauren Burke, News Writer, Black Press USA, and host of the BurkeFile Podcast and Matt Gertz, Senior Fellow, Media Matters for America. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The S.M.A.R.T Union, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers More information at...

Duration:00:43:11

"Code Red" for our Planet with Wilderness Society Pres. Jamie Williams

8/17/2021
The breaking news of the day sometime obscures the existential threat that is climate change. We need to get going fast. And there are important, meaningful changes President Biden can do without Congress. Plus things we, as individuals, can do to mitigate the coming climate disaster. Here are two features from Wilderness.org , we think you will find interesting: The Wilderness Society – Can public lands help solve the climate crisis? Public lands across the country have a massive role to...

Duration:00:36:17

"The Real BFD!" The Reporters' Roundtable Aug 13

8/13/2021
Cuomo Resigns. Infrastructure Passes. Census Reveals a Changing Country. Afghanistan Falling. Covid Rising. The Roundtable with Gabe Debenedetti, National Correspondent at New York Magazine, Sudeep Reddy Managing Editor Politico and Leah Askarinam, Editor of The National Journal Hotline. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Much more than our great truck drivers: from Airline Pilots to Zoo Keepers. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy...

Duration:00:50:18

"I Alone Can Fix It. Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year."

8/10/2021
Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker follow up their bestselling book, A Very Stable Genius, with this harrowing look at Trump's final year. Bill really loved it and he thinks you will too. You can buy it here on Amazon. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, staffing our grocery stores, pharmacies, meatpacking plants, and cannabis dispensaries. More information at UFCW.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice...

Duration:00:48:19

"In For a Long Haul." The Reporters' Roundtable-August 6

8/6/2021
Bipartisan Infrastructure Will Pass. Andrew Cuomo Alone. Eviction Ban Extended, For Now. Biden takes on January 6th and Covid Gets Real Again. With Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital, Addy Baird, Politics Reporter for BuzzFeed News and John Bennett, Contributing Editor at CQ-Roll Call. Today, in the break, Bill honors the life of Richard Trumka who died this week at the age of 72. He was president of the AFL-CIO for nearly 12 years. He was a towering figure in the...

Duration:00:49:36

Skewering GOP Clowns. With Dana Milbank

8/3/2021
Dana Milbank is an op-ed columnist for The Washington Post. Bill describes his work: "A combination of insight with disbelief, outrage and biting humor." Meet the man behind the columns and experience even more of his outrage and humor. You can read his columns here. Today Bill spotlights the ACLU. The American Civil Liberties Union is "the preeminent Civil Rights organization in this country." He's a member and you should be, too. More information at ACLU.org. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:34:15

"Life and Death." The Reporters' Roundtable-July 30

7/30/2021
Mask/Jab Mandates. Infrastructure Moving. January 6th Testimony. Pelosi Crushes McCarthy. With Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter on the Hill for The Wall Street Journal, Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost and Hunter Walker, Reporter, TheUprising.info. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The American Federation of Teachers, getting ready to go back to the classroom this fall. More information at AFT.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:43:32

To Save Our Democracy a Top Democrat Joins The Lincoln Project

7/27/2021
Joining anti-Trump/anti-Authoritarian Lincoln Project is Joe Trippi, a longtime Democratic campaign manager who ran the progressive Howard Dean presidential campaign in 2004 and the historic Doug Jones Senate campaign to defeat Roy Moore in 2017. He's seen it all. Joe is the host of That Trippi Show. Today, Bill points to his support of The Lincoln Project. As Joe Trippi says, it's part of a potential "Pro-Democracy Coalition." More information at LincolnProject.US. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:37:01

"Know Your Power." The Reporters' Roundtable July 23

7/23/2021
Voting Rights. The January 6th Select Committee. Infrastructure Summer. Covid Comeback. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor for CQ-Roll Call, Host of the Political Theater podcast, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent for 19thNews, Scott Wong, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill and Abby Livingston, DC Bureau Chief for the Texas Tribune. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Laborers' International Union of North America. It's members ready to get to work on America's infrastructure. More...

Duration:00:41:17

"The Seeds Have Been Planted for a Lot of Trouble." With Politics Expert Larry Sabato

7/20/2021
Bill talks with one of the most astute political scientists and commentators in the business, Larry Sabato, the founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia. He’s the author of the Crystal Ball newsletter which is free and you can sign up here. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Staffing our essential food stores, pharmacies, food plants and the Cannabis industry. More information at UFCW.org See Privacy...

Duration:00:31:49

"The Democratic Wish List. "The Reporters' Roundtable July 16

7/16/2021
Child Tax Credit . Biden on Voting Rights. $3.5 Trillion Democratic Budget. McCarthy, Trump and 2022. Trump Books and his January 6th Delusions. Covid Still Dangerous. With Seung Min Kim, White House Reporter for The Washington Post and CNN Analyst, Jeff Dufour, Editor in Chief at National Journal and Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Reporter at The Wall Street Journal & Political Analyst for CNN. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More...

Duration:00:51:31

Biden Confronts Six Global Hotspots

7/13/2021
Bill takes a trip around the world's hot spots with one of the most experienced and thoughtful progressive foreign policy analysts, Joe Cirincione. Cirincione is the former long-time president of The Ploughshares Fund, a world leader on fighting nuclear proliferation and encouraging nuclear disarmament. Cirincione is now a foreign affairs advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders and a Distinguished Fellow as the Quincy Institute. This week Bill urges our listeners to get more information about the...

Duration:00:44:31