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Episodes

Direct from Houston: Analysis of The Democratic Debate

9/13/2019
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Bill was at the Debate and in the Spin Room gathering reactions from reporters from The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Post, Politico, The Huffington Post, plus supporters of Senators Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris and candidates Andrew Yang and Senator Cory Booker. And Bill's own analysis of who got helped and who got hurt.

Duration:00:38:16

Duty to Warn. Mental Health Pros: Trump is Dangerous to America & The World

9/10/2019
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Dr. Jerrold Post, M.D., Founder and former Dir. of the CIA’s Center for the Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior & Dr. Bandy X. Lee, M.D., Asst. Clinical Prof., Yale Medical School's Law and Psychiatry Division explain why even without an official diagnosis, Trump's abnormal and impaired behavior require them to warn of us the danger Trump poses.

Duration:00:41:38

Go 'Bama...The PodTable for 9/6

9/6/2019
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You're not crazy, It's actually getting more crazy. Bill tackles the week's news with Peter Nicholas White House reporter for The Atlantic, Nikki Schwab, Washington reporter for the NY Post and Chris Lu, former Obama WH Cabinet Secretary. Sharpiegate, Pence lines POTUS's pockets, "Moscow Mitch" hates his new nickname, Trump takes from soldiers to fund his vanity wall and retailers grow a spine on guns.

Duration:00:37:32

Criticism of Israel is Not Antisemitism. w/Americans for Peace Now

9/3/2019
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Debra Shushan, descendant of Holocaust survivors, Ori Nir, dual U.S.-Israeli citizen, both of Americans for Peace Now, say Trump's messaging on Israel is aimed at Evangelicals, not Jews. Netanyahu is taking Israel in directions that are destructive. Synagogue shooters have been "encouraged and inspired" by Trump.

Duration:00:42:25

"A long history of lying about phone calls.." The PodTable 8/30

8/30/2019
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Bill reviews Trump's wild week, the 2020 Democratic Primary, GOP primary challengers to Trump plus the Chicken Sandwich Wars, with Hunter Walker, White House Correspondent for Yahoo News, Addy Baird, Capitol Hill reporter for Buzzfeed News and Jason Joseph Dick, Deputy Editor at Roll Call.

Duration:00:44:00

Anthony Scaramucci: "We're in Dangerous Territory."

8/27/2019
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“He's a full-blown demagogue. It's almost as if Roy Cohn had a baby with Joe McCarthy and they made Donald Trump together and he's out there running the country into the ground.”

Duration:00:27:40

Donald Trump: WTF. The PodTable for 8-23

8/23/2019
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The Bill Press Podtable with Jonathan Allen of NBC News, Leah Askarinam of InsideElections.com.We tackle Trump on Greenland, Jewish American loyalties and the 2020 race and the Warren surge.

Duration:00:40:56

Trump is Stephen Miller's "Useful Idiot." Deep Dive on Immigration

8/18/2019
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Lying about immigrants helped Trump win. The truth about immigrants with Tom Jawetz, VP for Immigration at The Center for American Progress.

Duration:00:34:03

"Give me your tired, your poor..." Not so fast. The Podtable Aug. 16

8/16/2019
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Recession coming? Israel bars 2 Member of Congress. Will Congress act on guns? New Immigration rules. Warren surging in 2020 primary. With Pema Levy of Mother Jones, Lauren Burke of The Black Press USA and Joe Cirincione of The Ploughshares Fund.

Duration:00:42:21

"We can't let Trump off the hook on healthcare." w/Brad Woodhouse of Protect Our Care.

8/13/2019
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The Affordable Care Act is still under threat by Trump and the GOP in the courts and Trump's re-election would destroy healthcare in America.

Duration:00:33:46

When AIDS first hit hospitals, nurse Cliff Morrison insisted on "the human touch."

8/9/2019
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Pushing through fear and bigotry, nurse Cliff Morrison created the first ward for AIDS patients in San Francisco. It focused on "the human touch." It became the model for a nation. And the subject a new film, "5B." Streaming 8/27 at 5BFilm.com

Duration:00:35:57

The Unknown and Underestimated First Lady,Barbara Bush: w/Susan Page, Bush's biographer.

8/6/2019
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USA Today DC Bureau Chief Susan Page discusses her biography of the powerful woman who was wife to one President and mother to another.

Duration:00:31:55

"We're a nation of more guns than people." w/Igor Volsky, Guns Down America

8/2/2019
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Bill talks with Igor Volsky, the Founder and Director of Guns Down America, a grassroots organization dedicated to taking down the NRA and reducing the number of guns in America.

Duration:00:36:36

Time is running out for Impeachment. w/Rep. Maxine Waters

7/29/2019
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Impeachment advocate and House Finance Committee Chair Maxine Waters talks Trump and money laundering, Trump and racism, the arrogance of Facebook and are we too late to start Impeachment proceedings.

Duration:00:29:48

Kamikaze mission at the next Democratic debate? - The Podtable for July 26

7/26/2019
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Bill breaks down the Mueller testimony, the odds on impeachment and previews the second Democratic Debate with Reid Epstein of The New York Times, Jennifer Haberkorn of The Los Angeles Times and Jordan Fabian of The Hill.

Duration:00:39:18

"The most dangerous president in history." w/Tom Perez, DNC chair

7/22/2019
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Bill and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez talk debate rules, key down-ballot races, what it will take to beat Trump, will charges of socialism stick and whether a new "Blue Wall" is building in the West.

Duration:00:35:35

We have not yet hit peak Trump racism: The Podtable for July 19

7/19/2019
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Bill and Joe Williams of U.S News and World Report, Hanna Trudo of The Daily Beast and Brad Woodhouse of Protect Our Care break down this week's news. Plus a special in-depth interview with Roland Martin of #Roland Martin Unfiltered on how and why "white fear" drives so many white Americans. And the GOP.

Duration:01:00:32

Trump: "He has no loyalty to anything other than himself." W/Fmr. Fox Newsman Carl Cameron

7/15/2019
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"The Progressive and Liberal Ideas have been fighting with one hand, if not one full arm, behind their backs." Fmr. Fox Chief Political Correspondent is creating a "Drudge Report" for the left. But with facts.

Duration:00:29:40

Paul Ryan is a coward. Trump retreats. Again. July 12 Podtable

7/12/2019
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Bill reviews the week's news with Eliza Collins of The Wall Street Journal, Jason Dick of Roll Call and Richard Fowler of The Richard Fowler Show. Topics: Paul Ryan dishes on Trump. Census Cave. ICE raids. The Oligarchy of Sleaze with Epstein, Trump and Acosta. Speaker Pelosi vs. AOC and the other 3 members of The Squad.

Duration:00:40:30

"We are not a Judeo-Christian nation."

7/9/2019
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Rachel Laser, CEO of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, talks with Bill about the misuse of religious freedom to advance racism and how the religious Right is putting a stain on religion, especially for young people. And Bill calls Jerry Falwell, Jr. "a phony Christian."

Duration:00:33:50