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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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English

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Episodes

"Not Enough Churchill." The Reporters' Roundtable- Jan 21

1/21/2022
Biden Presser. Voting Rights DOA. Trump Legal Woes. Ukraine Danger. With Gabe Debenedetti, National Correspondent at New York Magazine, Lauren Burke, Writer at Black Press and host of The BurkeFile podcast and Scott Wong, Senior staff writer at The Hill and soon at NBC News. 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:00:46:57

On The Ground in the Fight for Democracy

1/18/2022
Control of the Senate in 2022 and the White House in 2024 goes through Wisconsin. Very MAGA Senator Ron Johnson is, by most polling, the most vulnerable incumbent Senator in either party. The Democratic Governor Tony Evers is the firewall against the GOP-controlled state Legislature and is up for re-election in 2022. If he loses, the firewall burns down and voter suppression and election subversion will come to this battleground state that Biden won by only 20,600 votes. Ben Wikler is Chair...

Duration:00:37:39

"Just a Hot Mess." The Reporters' Roundtable- Jan 14

1/14/2022
Voting Rights Fail. McCarthy Snubs Jan 6th Panel. Sedition Indictment. Graham Attacks McConnell. Fauci Torches Rand Paul. Trump Hangs Up On NPR. Praise for Harry Reid. With Jeff Dufour, Editor in chief at National Journal, Eliza Collins, Politics reporter on the Hill for The Wall Street Journal and Sudeep Reddy, Managing editor at Politico. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:43:59

"A Deep Rot Inside the GOP Leadership." With fmr RNC Chair Michael Steele

1/11/2022
Michael Steele was the Republican Lt. Governor of Maryland and the Chairman of The Republican National Committee from 2009 to 2011. He is an MSNBC commentator and an advisor to the never-Trump Lincoln Project. He's not even sure "saving" the Republican Party is a good idea. 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:00:38:24

"In No Uncertain Terms." The Reporters' Roundtable Jan 7

1/7/2022
January 6th Anniversary: Biden Speech. Hate in Congress. AG Garland Speaks Up. Former Staffers vs, TFG. Threats of Political Violence. Voting Rights. Democrats Retiring. With Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Political Analyst at CNN, Maya King, Covering national politics at Politico and Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost . Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Serving us in our grocery stores,...

Duration:00:43:20

A Nation in "Peril." with Robert Costa

1/4/2022
The transition from Trump to Biden was one of the most dangerous periods in American history. "Peril" tells that story. The book's co-author (with Bob Woodward) is Robert Costa, a national political reporter at The Washington Post, where he has worked since 2014. He previously served as moderator and managing editor of Washington Week on PBS and as a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the American Federation of Teachers. More information at...

Duration:00:37:00

"Not Under Control." The Reporters' Roundtable -Dec 30

12/30/2021
Omicron Surge. Jan 6 Anniversary. Midterm Maps and Harry Reid. With Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor, NBC News Digital, Niall Stanage, White House Columnist, The Hill, Kirk Bado, Managing Editor, National Journal Hotline and Hunter Walker, Founder and Reporter, The Uprising Newsletter on Substack. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Once again, on the frontlines of our grocery stores, pharmacies, meat and poultry processing plants....

Duration:00:50:06

"Brag and Blame." With Paul Begala

12/28/2021
Paul Begala is a long-time and successful Democratic Strategist and CNN Commentator. He co-ran Bill Clinton's 1998 campaign and worked as Counselor to the President. Still very active in Democratic politics, he is Research Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. 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...

Duration:00:37:56

"Pretty Angry." The Reporters’ Roundtable-Dec 23

12/23/2021
Has Manchin tanked Build Back Better? Biden getting tougher on the unvaxed and the purveyors of Covid lies. And our reporters talk about the big stories they reported on this year. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Political Theater podcast host, David Jackson, National Political Correspondent for USA TODAY, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent for 19thNews and Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter for the Daily Mail. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the...

Duration:00:34:52

Trump's Next Coup has Already Begun.

12/21/2021
Trump's Next Coup has Already Begun is the title of an article in The Atlantic magazine by the highly respected journalist, Barton Gellman. It reports on the frightening fact that Trump and almost the entire GOP establishment are systematically preparing to overthrow the results of the 2024 presidential election. 2020 and January 6th and The Big Lie were just a rehearsal. You can read it here. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. On the front...

Duration:00:29:18

"Tested in this Moment"-The Reporters' Roundtable Dec 17

12/17/2021
Meadows’ Texts. Fox Hypocrisy. Devastating Tornadoes. Build Back Better Stalled. Harris Criticism. Brain Williams on Fire. With Melanie Mason, National Political Correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, Jason Dick, Deputy Editor CQ Roll Call, Political Theater podcast host and S.V. Dáte, White House Correspondent at HuffPost. 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...

Duration:00:49:12

Trump's "Betrayal" of America with ABC's Jonathan Karl.

12/14/2021
Bill says Jonathan Karl’s new book Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show, is the best book on the final year of the Trump Presidency. Karl was the Chief White House correspondent for ABC News through the end of the Trump administration. He is now the ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent. You can purchase the book here. For a great holiday gift for someone you love, may I respectfully suggest a one-of-a-kind Carol Press Scarf. Hand-woven in Rayon Chenille or Bamboo, they are works of...

Duration:00:40:00

"The Good Old Days Are Gone." The Reporters' Roundtable-Dec 10

12/10/2021
Bob Dole's Life. Christmas Card Guns. GOP Hardliners Threaten. January 6th Committee Moving Faster. Biden/Putin Summit. Inflation/Biden Boom. Press Treatment of Biden/Harris. With Philip Bump, National correspondent for The Washington Post and author of the Newsletter: "How to Read This Chart,” John Bennett, Editor-at-Large, CQ Roll Call and Lauren Burke, Host Burkefile podcast and writer at Black Press. For a great holiday gift for someone you love, may I respectfully suggest a...

Duration:00:45:56

America Under Attack. From Inside.

12/7/2021
This latest attack on America is a nonviolent coup. It's taking place across the country. It's led by Donald Trump himself. It's being carried out by his loyal followers. How can Democrats fight back? Today's guest has been tracking this ongoing coup and warning Democrats: They have to take it seriously and combat it aggressively. Brian Beutler is Editor-in-chief of Crooked Media, a company formed by Obama alumni and home of the great podcast, Pod Save America. You can follow Brian on...

Duration:00:32:57

"Who Blinked?" The Reporters' Roundtable- Dec 3

12/3/2021
The Government is Funded. Supreme Court Likely to Overturn Roe v. Wade. With Big Political Fall-out. Covid Fatigue. Trump’s Positive Covid Test. GOP In-fighting. With Jennifer Haberkorn, Congressional Reporter for The Los Angeles Times, Jeff Dufour, Editor in chief at National Journal and Scott Wong Senior Staff Writer for The Hill covering House Leadership. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The American Federation of Teachers. More information at AFT.org. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:42:31

Good Economy? Bad Economy?

11/30/2021
What the hell is going on with the economy? 5.6 million new jobs and the stock market up 40% since Biden’s election. Yet a recent Washington Post survey found 70% of Americans have a negative attitude towards the economy. So Bill talked to Keith Mestrich. After 25 years in the labor movement Keith became the CEO of the largest values-based bank in the United States. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. America's most diverse union, representing...

Duration:00:32:38

"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