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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

"Absolutely Stunning." The Reporters' Roundtable- Early Thanksgiving Edition

11/24/2021
Jan 6 Burner Phones and Subpoenas. Kyle Rittenhouse a Hero? Fate of Paid Family Leave. Fed Chair Stays On. Gas Prices and Covid Hurt Biden. Trump’s New Lies. With Maya King, covering national politics for Politico, Alayna Treene, Congressional Reporter at Axios and Hunter Walker, Reporter TheUprising.info, Contributing Writer at Rolling Stone Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. More information at UFCW.org . See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:51:08

When Parties Collide: The Gosar Censure

11/23/2021
For the first time in eleven years the House of Representatives gathered to censure one of its members. And it did so after Arizona GOP Congressman Paul Gosar posted a video - in the style of a Japanese anime cartoon - which portrayed him beheading Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and attacking President Biden with a pair of swords. We are bringing you the highlights today because nothing better illustrates the difference between the two major political parties today. Today's Bill...

Duration:00:31:46

"Just No Trust." The Reporters' Roundtable- Nov 19

11/19/2021
Kevin McCarthy Marathon Speech. Will Build Back Better Survive in the Senate? Bipartisan Infrastructure Signed. Political Effect of Both Bills. Toxic House of Representatives. Gosar Censured. Bannon Indicted. Harris Under Fire. With David Jackson, National Political Correspondent for USA TODAY and Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter on the Hill for The Wall Street Journal. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More information at Teamster.org. See...

Duration:00:39:46

Air Rage and "Labor's Moment" with Sara Nelson

11/16/2021
Sara Nelson is the President of the Association of Flight Attendants with 50,000 members across 17 airlines. She is also one of the most effective and dynamic labor leaders in America and is considering a run for the president of the AFL-CIO. InStyle Magazine placed her on their Top 50 Badass Women list. More information on the union here: afacwa.org. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of Teachers. More information at AFT.org. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:36:08

"An Escalation of Polarization." The Reporters' Roundtable-Nov 12

11/12/2021
Climate Summit. Trump/Pence/Christie. GOP “Traitors.” Jan 6 Committee Subpoenas. Inflation. With Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Political Analyst at CNN, Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost and Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union AKA The Ironworkers Union. More information at...

Duration:00:46:48

What's in the Bill? What Happened in Virginia?

11/9/2021
Progressive Caucus member, Congressman Don Beyer is serving his fourth term from Virginia’s 8th District. He is Chair of Congress' Joint Economic Committee and was at the center of negotiations in the House to pass both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Build Back Better, focusing on Climate and Family assistance. He has also run for Governor in VA and has few candid thoughts about what went wrong last election day. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of...

Duration:00:32:56

"Youngkin Ran a Superior Campaign." The Reporters' Roundtable- Nov 5

11/5/2021
Meaning of VA and NJ. Impact on Mid-terms. Trump Fading? BBB and BIF. With Alex Seitz-Wald, Senior Digital Politics Reporter for NBC News, Lauren Burke, host BurkeFile Podcast, Writer at Black Press and Jason Dick, Deputy Editor, CQ Roll Call, Host, Political Theater Podcast. 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 Notice at...

Duration:00:45:32

Inside the Downfall of the NRA

11/2/2021
Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA is the new book by NPR's Tim Mak. It reveals the self-dealing and corruption of its top leaders and their betrayal of their committed rank and file members. Plus, the surprising narrative that Wayne LaPierre is weak and easily bullied. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:35:15

"No Margin for Error." The Reporters' Roundtable Oct 29

10/29/2021
Democrat’s' Trust Issues. Some GOP House Members in on the Insurrection? Trump Still Here. Virginia Governor’s Race. With Gabriel Debenedetti, National Correspondent at New York Magazine, Addy Baird, Politics Reporter at BuzzFeed News and Hunter Walker, Founder, Reporter at TheUprising.info Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. More information at UFCW.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:53:54

"Midnight in Washington" with Adam Schiff

10/26/2021
California Congressman Adam Schiff was the Lead Impeachment Manager in Trump's first impeachment trial and is on the Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection His new book, Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost our Democracy and Still Could, starts with the January 6th insurrection but is more focused on the Republican lawmakers and Administration officials who failed to stand up to Trump. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the great men and women of the United...

Duration:00:32:22

"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