#430 : Making the case for a national popular vote

Looking ahead to 2020. Winning over the white working class.  What will it take? Plus, making the case for a national popular vote.  And, Bill Press with an early look at the upcoming Democratic primary debate.

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What progressive Democrats need to do now to regain the white working class vote.   Plus, inside the movement for a national popular vote and the difference it could make. And Bill Press talks The Guardian’s Lauren Gambino on what to expect at the first Democratic primary debate.


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Justin Guest

Justin Guest has written extensively about our nation’s white working class voters.  In this encore interview, he says that Democrats still have a long way to go, to regain the ground they’ve lost to Donald Trump.

Karen Hobert Flynn

As it stands now,  the 2018 midterms popular vote went overwhelmingly in favor of Democrats in the House with a margin not seen since 1974. And once again, that did not necessarily translate into electoral wins.  In an encore interview, our next guest says it’s time to value all votes equally … and why a national popular vote for President is the way to do it.

Laura Gambino

The Guardian’s Laura Gambino joins Bill Press for a democratic primary debate preview.

Jim Hightower

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