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Washington, DC

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Thought-Provoking Insights from the Left Side of the Political Aisle

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English

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Episodes

A Total Eclipse of the Pivot (8.21.17)

8/21/2017
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Bill Press is out so Sabrina Siddiqui (The Guardian) is filling in. She welcomes Simone Pathe, Pema Levy and Elise Foley to discuss whether or not Steve Bannon's departure means a presidential pivot is on the way, the political future for Mike Pence's brother, the Justice Department's Orwellian breach of the Constitution and the latest on the Republicans' push for a wall on the US-Mexico border - the full Monday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:13


No Country for Old Confederates (8.18.17)

8/18/2017
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Bill Press is out so executive producer Peter Ogburn is filling in. He welcomes Cristina Marcos and Travis Waldron to discuss Republican officials' ridiculous defense of Confederate monuments, how Democratic lawmakers are taking legislative action to get monuments removed from the Capitol, why the Boston Red Sox are looking to repent for their former owner's racist past and the importance of Colin Kaepernick's protest - the full Friday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:27


Republicans Go Dark on Trump (8.17.17)

8/17/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Andrew Desiderio, Justin Sink and Jess O'Connell to discuss the GOP's reluctance to speak out forcefully against Donald Trump's racism, Trump's effect on the Alabama GOP Senate primary, Steve Bannon's candid interview with a liberal outlet and the DNC's new #RiseandOrganize campaign - the full Thursday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:18


A Racist President (8.16.17)

8/16/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Jessica Schulberg, Vann R. Newkirk II and Angelo Carusone to discuss Donald Trump's appalling press conference blaming both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, a Trump aide's mission to end the White House's white nationalist deradicalization progam, why communities of color fear Confederate monuments and Fox News' Trump fan club - the full Wednesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:07


Too Little, Too Hate (8.15.17)

8/15/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Asawin Suebsaeng, Danielle Paquette and Amy Harder to discuss Donald Trump's delayed condemnation of hate groups in the wake of Charlottesville, Steve Bannon on the hot seat, Trump's misleading claims about the Foxconn factory in Wisconsin and what Republicans get wrong about climate change - the full Tuesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:20


Radical White Terrorism (8.14.17)

8/14/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Emma Roller, Jeremy Herb, Alan Pyke and Joshua Eaton to discuss Donald Trump's inability to acknowledge the role of white nationalists in the violence in Virginia, the Democratic Socialists of America's response to the alt-right's hate, the aftermath of Trump's reckless response to North Korea and what white supremacists want for the future of this country - the full Monday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:25


Locked and Loaded on North Korea

8/11/2017
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POTUS tweets that we are "locked and loaded" for war with North Korea. We discuss all possible outcomes with Tom Collina from the Ploughshares Fund and POLITICO's Bryan Bender. Plus, Trump is finding ways to make healthcare harder for Americans without passing legislation. CAP's Sam Berger explains how.

Duration: 01:50:29


Trump is "Winging It" on North Korea

8/10/2017
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We've learned that Trump has no plan for North Korea. So now what? We talked to Alexi McCammond form Axios, Jordan Fabian from The Hill and Democratic Strategist Peter Fenn about where we go from here.

Duration: 01:52:16


The Brink of Nuclear War?

8/9/2017
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Is Donald Trump marching us into nuclear war with North Korea? Special roundtable with Author of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign and POLITICO's Bryan Bender. Plus, the Trump Hotel is just a money making front for the POTUS. Every Voice's Adam Smith joined us for an update.

Duration: 01:52:42


Trump's Base is Getting Smaller Than His Hands

8/8/2017
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Donald Trump continues to tweet about his popularity and the strength of his base. The numbers show he's lying... AGAIN We talk to Xochitl Hinojosa from the DNC about the future of Democratic governors and how the Democratic messaging will evolve as we get closer to 2018, 2020 and beyond. Plus, Paul Singer from USA Today gives us the lowdown on healthcare reform

Duration: 01:52:41


Will Leaks Sink The Trump Administration?

8/7/2017
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The Trump administration is cracking down on leaks, but will it really matter? Will the media suffer? We talk to Politico's Ali Watkins about the state of the Mueller investigation, Joel Payne from Qorvis about the future of the Democrats, and Pema Levy from Mother Jones about AG Jefferson Sessions

Duration: 01:52:54


Health Care Heroes (8.4.17)

8/4/2017
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Bill Press is out so Ben Wikler (MoveOn) is filling in. He welcomes Sam Berger, Elena Hung, Michelle Morrison and Gregg Beratan to discuss Donald Trump's fundamental misunderstanding of health care policy, how the Obama White House would have worked to improve the ACA, the Little Lobbyists' fight for children with medically-complex needs and ADAPT's protests in support of Americans with disabilities during the health care debate - the full Friday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:51:59


A Neo-Nazi Nixes Immigrants (8.3.17)

8/3/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Sara Fisher, Matthew Gertz and Elena Schneider to discuss Stephen Miller's immigration stand-off with CNN's Jim Acosta, fighting for the rights of flight attendants, Media Matters' call for Sean Hannity's firing and the rise of veterans running for public office - the full Thursday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:25


POTUS Pushes Fake News (8.2.17)

8/2/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Jeff Clements, Mayor Greg Fischer (D-Louisville, KY), Capri Cafaro and Margaret Talev to discuss Donald Trump helping his son lie about his son's Russia meeting, the push to overturn Citizens United, how a Democratic mayor is pushing back against Trump's agenda, Trump's desire to promote the Seth Rich conspiracy story and the GOP's break with the White House on health care - the full Wednesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:16


Mooch Gets The Boot (8.1.17)

8/1/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Brad Woodhouse, Medea Benjamin and Ayesha Rascoe to discuss John Kelly's decision to get rid of Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump's anything-but-assuring statement on North Korea, CODEPINK's latest peace efforts in South Korea and Ivanka Trump's inability to temper her father's flares - the full Tuesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:51:57


Kelly Can't Crush the Chaos (7.31.17)

7/31/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Rachana Pradhan, Ryan Reilly and Dan Zak to discuss Donald Trump's big shake-up in the West Wing, whether or not the Senate will try to take up health care again in August, Trump's endorsement of police brutality and the new book Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age - the full Monday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:22


Mitch Had One Job and Failed (7.28.17)

7/28/2017
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Bill Press is out so executive producer Peter Ogburn is filling in. He welcomes Julie Millican, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) and Mark Boal to discuss the GOP's inability to pass their 'skinny repeal health care bill,' Fox News' dangerous misinformation on the transgender ban, new legislation to prevent Trump from pardoning himself and the new American period crime drama 'Detroit' - the full Friday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:04


Trump Shows His True Colors (7.27.17)

7/27/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and Jennifer Bendery to discuss Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military, Sarah Sanders' laughable defense of the decision, the ruse behind the GOP's 'skinny' repeal bill and a police-state atmosphere inside the U.S. Capitol - the full Thursday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:47:29


American Coward (7.26.17)

7/26/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Tom Perez and Randi Weingarten to discuss John McCain's cowardly speech to open up the health care vote in the Senate, breaking down the Democrats' new slogan, Donald Trump's reluctance to fire Jeff Sessions and the American Federation of Teachers' standoff with Betsy DeVos over school choice - the full Wednesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:22


Democrats Pitch a Better Deal (7.25.17)

7/25/2017
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Bill Press welcomes Tom LoBianco, Alex Seitz-Wald and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) to discuss Jared Kushner's collusion denial, Trump's 'beleaguered' attorney general, John McCain's return to the Senate for a health care vote, and the Democrats' new slogan: 'a better deal' - the full Tuesday edition of the Bill Press Show!

Duration: 01:52:21

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