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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

"There Are Not the Votes." The Reporters' Roundtable Oct 22

10/22/2021
Bannon in Contempt of Congress. Biden Reveals Cuts to Build Back Better. Still No Voting Rights Legislation. Supply Chain Problems. Trump's "Truth." With Seung Min Kim, White House Reporter for The Washington Post, Jeff Dufour, Editor in chief at National Journal and Scott Wong, Senior Staff Writer at The Hill. 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:00:48:51

"Republicans...Should Vote for Democrats." with Republican Christine Todd Whitman

10/19/2021
Christine Todd Whitman was the Republican Governor of New Jersey. And Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for President George W. Bush. Now she is trying to save the Republican Party from within. In a New York Times Op-ed, she advocates Republicans voting for centrist Democrats and Democrats voting for centrist Republicans. You can find our more about her organization here: RenewAmericaMovement.com. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Ironworkers Union. Nearly every...

Duration:00:30:56

"Mired in Trump Muck." The Reporters' Roundtable- Oct 15

10/15/2021
Trump vs. GOP. Bannon to Jail? Virginia Governors Race. Legislating the Curriculum. Gloom for Dems? With Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor at Politico, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent at 19th News and Philip Bump, National Correspondent for The Washington Post. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. More information UFCW.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:44:19

The Supreme Court Term with NBC News' Pete Williams

10/12/2021
Abortion. Guns. Church vs. State. This is likely to be a Supreme Court term for the ages. With three Trump-appointed Justices. Pete Williams has been covering the Court and the Justice Department for NBC News for over 28 years. He breaks down the cases, the Justices and the politics of the Court. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The Laborers' International Union of North America. More information at LIUNA.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:36:32

What Divides the Democrats. The Reporters' Roundtable Oct 8

10/8/2021
Senate Coup Report. Trump Running? Biden Approval Tanks. Democrats Must Compromise. Facebook Under Fire. With Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Reporter at the Wall Street Journal and Political analyst for CNN, David Jackson, National Political Correspondent for USA TODAY and Jennifer Haberkorn, Congressional Reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. America's largest union. More information at Teamster.org. See...

Duration:00:46:59

Patriotic Philanthropy with Billionaire and Public Citizen David Rubenstein

10/5/2021
Young David Rubenstein was an Democratic aide in the Senate and in Carter's White House. After that he started a hugely successful private equity firm. Now he is a major philanthropist with a special emphasis on public good in Washington DC. His third book is The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream. He's one of the rare liberal billionaires. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of Teachers. Navigating a second challenging school year in the age of COVID. More...

Duration:00:39:19

"A Week of Tumult." The Reporters' Roundtable Sept 30

9/30/2021
Two Big Bills in Doubt. GOP Playing Politics with the Debt Ceiling. General Milley Fights Back and a new Tell-all Trump Book. With Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital, Niall Stanage, White House Columnist at The Hill, Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost and Lauren Egan, White House Reporter at NBC News. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The Laborers' International Union of North America. They can't wait to get started on repairing America's...

Duration:00:38:05

Our Democracy in Peril-Part 3 "DEFCON 5."

9/28/2021
Voter suppression is serious but one of the leading election law experts in the country says "Election Subversion" is the greater threat to American Democracy. In this episode, he explains what it is and why it's a "DEFCON 5" level emergency. Rick Hasen is Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine and was a CNN Election Law Analyst in 2020. He runs the Election Law Blog. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union....

Duration:00:38:52

"This Singular Moment." The Reporters' Roundtable Sep 24

9/24/2021
Government Shutdown. Debt Ceiling. Bi-partisan Infrastructure. Biden's Whole Agenda. All at stake in Congress next week. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Maya King, National Political Reporter at Politico, Sarah Wire, Congressional Reporter at the Los Angeles Times, and Alex Roarty, White House Correspondent at McClatchey News. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of Teachers on the front lines in our schools, navigating the pandemic and keeping our...

Duration:00:39:19

Our Democracy in Peril. Part-2-Investigate Donald Trump!

9/21/2021
If we don't investigate the origins and aftermath of the Big Lie and the insurrection on January 6th, we may be doomed to repeat it. This time with smarter more skillful people. Investigation and prosecution are a deterrent to others thinking about doing it again. Barbara McQuade is a former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and is currently an MSNBC Legal Analyst and law professor at the University of Michigan. In an op-ed for the Washington Post, she, along with Harvard’s...

Duration:00:37:31

"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