The Bill Press Pod

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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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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 https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 3

41 min 18 sec

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 workers from A to Z. From Airline Pilots to Zookeepers. More information at Teamster.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 30

32 min 1 sec

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 StoneToday'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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 24

50 min 40 sec

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 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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 23

31 min 18 sec

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 Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 19

38 min 30 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 16

35 min 30 sec

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 Ironworkers.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 12

45 min 48 sec

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 Government Employees, the largest federal employee union representing 700,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide. More information at AFGE.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 9

32 min 56 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 5

45 min 2 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 2

32 min 17 sec

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.infoToday'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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 29

53 min 24 sec

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 Food and Commercial Workers Union. More information at UFCW.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 26

32 min 6 sec

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 Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 22

48 min 51 sec

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 structure you can think of - schools, sports stadiums, shopping malls, hospitals, bridges, office and industrial buildings - all required the skills of trained ironworkers. More information at Ironworkers.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 19

30 min 56 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 15

43 min 49 sec

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 atLIUNA.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 12

36 min 32 sec

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 Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 8

46 min 32 sec

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 information at AFT.org . See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 5

38 min 51 sec

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 infrastructure. More information at LIUNA.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 30

38 min 5 sec

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. In additional to representing workers in our grocery stores, pharmacies and food processing plants, the UFCW sponsors a wide range of valuable programs in communities around the country. More information at UFCW.org .See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 28

38 min 17 sec

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 kids safe. More information at AFT.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 24

39 min 19 sec

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 Laurence Tribe, and former US Attorney Joyce Vance, provide a roadmap for a Justice Department criminal investigation of Donald Trump.Today's bill Press Pod his sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. America's most diverse union and its largest. More information at Teamster.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 21

36 min

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 information at LIUNA.org .See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 17

39 min 33 sec

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 served as Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense (2015-16). He is a frequent guest of Chris Hayes on MSNBC. Today’s Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. They staff our grocery stores, pharmacies, food plants and much more. More information at UFCW.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 14

30 min 45 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 10

46 min 41 sec

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 Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 7

34 min 10 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Sep 3

51 min 43 sec

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 retail stores like Macy's and Nordstrom's and big grocery stores, like Stop and Shop and Safeway. More information at UFCW.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 31

36 min 13 sec

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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 27

48 min 6 sec

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 Laborers' International Union of North America. More information at LIUNA.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 24

36 min 12 sec

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 Smart-Union.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 20

41 min 30 sec

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 play in solving climate change. This interactive explores the choices before us.The Wilderness Society Blog Series: The Climate Crisis Here & NowThe Earth is getting warmer and it’s wreaking havoc on our climate: We’re experiencing more frequent and intense wildfires, drought, heatwaves, among other extreme weather events. Climate change is making life harder for all of us on a daily basis and threatening our health, safety and homes. The blog series “The climate crisis here & now” shows how better management of public lands can help to mitigate these impacts and even slow down the warming of the planet.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 17

34 min 48 sec

Cuomo Resigns. Infrastructure Passes. Census Reveals a Changing Country. Afghanistan Falling. Covid Rising. The Roundtable with Gabe Debenedetti, National Correspondent at New York Magazine, Sudeep Reddy Managing Editor Politico and Leah Askarinam, Editor of The National Journal Hotline. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Much more than our great truck drivers: from Airline Pilots to Zoo Keepers. More information at Teamster.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 13

48 min 47 sec

Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker follow up their bestselling book, A Very Stable Genius, with this harrowing look at Trump's final year. Bill really loved it and he thinks you will too. You can buy it here on Amazon.Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, staffing our grocery stores, pharmacies, meatpacking plants, and cannabis dispensaries. More information at UFCW.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 10

46 min 19 sec

Bipartisan Infrastructure Will Pass. Andrew Cuomo Alone. Eviction Ban Extended, For Now. Biden takes on January 6th and Covid Gets Real Again. With Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital, Addy Baird, Politics Reporter for BuzzFeed News and John Bennett, Contributing Editor at CQ-Roll Call.Today, in the break, Bill honors the life of Richard Trumka who died this week at the age of 72. He was president of the AFL-CIO for nearly 12 years. He was a towering figure in the Labor Movement. He will be missed. More information at AFLCIO.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 6

49 min 36 sec

Dana Milbank is an op-ed columnist for The Washington Post. Bill describes his work: "A combination of insight with disbelief, outrage and biting humor." Meet the man behind the columns and experience even more of his outrage and humor. You can read his columns here. Today Bill spotlights the ACLU. The American Civil Liberties Union is "the preeminent Civil Rights organization in this country." He's a member and you should be, too. More information at ACLU.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Aug 3

34 min 15 sec

Mask/Jab Mandates. Infrastructure Moving. January 6th Testimony. Pelosi Crushes McCarthy.   With Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter on the Hill for The Wall Street Journal, Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost and Hunter Walker, Reporter, TheUprising.info. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The American Federation of Teachers, getting ready to go back to the classroom this fall. More information at AFT.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 30

43 min 32 sec

Joining anti-Trump/anti-Authoritarian Lincoln Project is Joe Trippi, a longtime Democratic campaign manager who ran the progressive Howard Dean presidential campaign in 2004 and the historic Doug Jones Senate campaign to defeat Roy Moore in 2017. He's seen it all. Joe is the host of That Trippi Show.Today, Bill points to his support of The Lincoln Project. As Joe Trippi says, it's part of a potential "Pro-Democracy Coalition." More information at LincolnProject.US. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 27

36 min 2 sec

Voting Rights. The January 6th Select Committee. Infrastructure Summer. Covid Comeback. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor for CQ-Roll Call, Host of the Political Theater podcast, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent for 19thNews, Scott Wong, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill and Abby Livingston, DC Bureau Chief for the Texas Tribune. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Laborers' International Union of North America. It's members ready to get to work on America's infrastructure. More information at LIUNA.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 23

40 min 18 sec

Bill talks with one of the most astute political scientists and commentators in the business, Larry Sabato, the founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia. He’s the author of the Crystal Ball newsletter which is free and you can sign up here.Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Staffing our essential food stores, pharmacies, food plants and the Cannabis industry. More information at UFCW.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 20

30 min 50 sec

Child Tax Credit . Biden on Voting Rights. $3.5 Trillion Democratic Budget. McCarthy, Trump and 2022. Trump Books and his January 6th Delusions. Covid Still Dangerous. With Seung Min Kim, White House Reporter for The Washington Post and CNN Analyst, Jeff Dufour, Editor in Chief at National Journal and Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Reporter at The Wall Street Journal & Political Analyst for CNN. 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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 16

51 min 31 sec

Bill takes a trip around the world's hot spots with one of the most experienced and thoughtful progressive foreign policy analysts, Joe Cirincione. Cirincione is the former long-time president of The Ploughshares Fund, a world leader on fighting nuclear proliferation and encouraging nuclear disarmament. Cirincione is now a foreign affairs advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders and a Distinguished Fellow as the Quincy Institute. This week Bill urges our listeners to get more information about the work of The Ploughshares Fund at Ploughshares.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 13

43 min

Afghanistan Pull-out. Voting Rights Angst. GOP Chaos Plan. Harris Office Turmoil? January 6th Select Committee. Democratic Moderates in Control. GOP Still Focused on The Big Lie. With Sudeep Reddy Managing Editor at Politico, David Jackson, National Political Correspondent for USA TODAY and Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital.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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 9

39 min 54 sec

Adam Serwer, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, is the author of the new book, The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump's America. You can buy it here. Ta-Nehisi Coates said about Serwer, “No writer better demonstrates how American dreams are so often sabotaged by American history.”On today’s Bill Press Pod, Bill highlights the Sunrise Movement, a leading force fighting climate change. It is a youth oriented movement that also aims to create millions of jobs worldwide implementing solutions for our climate emergency. More information at SunriseMovement.orgSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 6

32 min 21 sec

George Packer is one of the most insightful thinkers on American Culture and Politics. His new book is Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal. You can buy it here. A long time writer at The New Yorker and now for The Atlantic, his previous books include a biography of Richard Holbrooke and The Assassins'' Gate: America in Iraq.Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Laborers' International Union of North America. It's members ready to get to work on America's infrastructure. More information at LIUNA.org. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 2

36 min 15 sec

Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Neil King spent 26 days walking from Washington DC to New York City. And, oh, the people he met along the way, the places he saw and the meaning he found.Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. America's largest union with members with jobs from A-Z. From Airline Pilots to Zookeepers. And of course, Truckers. More information at Teamster.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 29

34 min 47 sec

Surfside Collapse. Infrastructure Deal. Voting Rights. Critical Race Theory. Jan 6 Select Committee. Rudy Suspended. Harris to the Border. Free Britney. With Maya King, covering national politics for Politico, Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Host of Political Theater podcast and Kris Van Cleave, Congressional Correspondent for CBS News.  Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, the backbone of our service workers. More information at UFCW.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 25

45 min 31 sec

This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism is Don Lemon's new book that tries answer this urgent question: How can we end racism in America in our lifetimes? You can buy it here. One way to end racism is to guarantee the right to vote for ALL citizens. And leading the fight is Stacy Abrams and her organization Fair Fight. Please support it and get involved. The future of American Democracy depends on it. More information at FairFight.com.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 22

43 min 20 sec

Putin Summit. Biden Temper. Tension on the Hill. Juneteenth National Holliday. Tucker Carlson False False Flag. Supreme Court. Critical Race Theory. With Pema Levy, Reporter at Mother Jones, Jeff Dufour, Editor in Chief at National Journal and Alex Seitz-Wald, Senior Digital Politics Reporter for NBC News. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Ironworkers Union. More information at Ironworkers.org.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 17

49 min 13 sec

Brian Stelter is the host of CNN's Reliable Sources and author of the New York Times Bestseller, Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth. It's now out in paperback with tons if additional reporting about Fox on election night, the Big Lie and the January 6th Insurrection. What he tells Bill about Fox, the Murdochs, Tucker Carlson and the GOP should scare you. You can order the book here.Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The SMART Union, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers. More information at SMART-Union.org See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jun 15

35 min 17 sec