December 18, 2016

Dan Rodgers says Democrats should take a poke at a very fragile Republican Party. Millionaire Chuck Collins says his class benefits when income inequality is reduced. And Larry Cohen tells Bill Press about what Sanders progressives are planning.

Prominent historian Dan Rodgers has some good news among the election wreckage – the Republican Party is a fragile alliance and Democrats can exploit it. With a Cabinet of the stupendously rich, Patriotic Millionaire Chuck Collins argues that income inequality is bad for everyone – them, too! And Bernie Sanders supporter Larry Cohen tells Bill Press about the future of a new PAC called “Our Revolution.”

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Dan Rodgers

Prominent historian Dan Rodgers has written a provocative essay called “What Next for Liberalism?” The answer, he says, is infiltrating state and local government to undo the gerrymandering and everything else Republicans have accomplished state-by-state.

Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins is a millionaire, an heir to the Oscar Meyer fortune. He has been working most of his life on progressive policy change and reducing income inequality. He says an unstable economy hurts the rich as well as the poor.

Larry Cohen

Larry Cohen, the head of the political action committee “Our Revolution,” talks with Bill Press about what the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party is planning.

Jim Hightower

Guess who’s joined Trump’s “Barking carnival act?”

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December 11, 2016

Allan Lichtman predicted the Trump victory. Now he predicts a Trump impeachment. Celinda Lake says Democrats have to deepen their bench. And Congressman Dan Kildee tells Bill Press what’s the matter with Michigan.

More election post-mortems: Professor Allan Lichtman explains how he predicted the Trump victory. Democratic strategist Celinda Lake says the party needs younger leadership and better voter turnout. And Congressman Dan Kildee tells Bill Press how the Democrats managed to lose their base in his state of Michigan.

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Allan Lichtman

Professor Allan Lichtman has correctly predicted every presidential election since he started doing so in 1984. Now he gives reasons why Trump might be impeached – his lifelong illegal actions, his authoritarianism and the Republican Party’s love for predictability.

Celinda Lake

Democratic strategist Celinda Lake says presidential campaign polling relied on faulty predictions of turnout. Plus, she says, there was a “secret” Trump vote.

Dan Kildee

Coming up, Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee explains to Bill Press how the party lost his home state of Michigan.

Jim Hightower

How is “Trump’s Washington” like a Jacuzzi?

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December 4, 2016

Donald Trump wants to deregulate everything and sneers at climate change. But experts William Singer and Cathleen Kelly says there are serious consequences ahead if he means it. And Bill Press interviews House Democrat John Yarmuth.

Harvard Law Professor Joseph William Singer says that without government regulation, there really is no freedom. Climate change expert Cathleen Kelly says unrestrained global warming will become a threat to national security. And Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth tells Bill Press what the re-election of Nancy Pelosi as House Democratic leader means.

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Joseph Singer

With the appointment of a Treasury Secretary who was heavily involved in the housing bubble disaster, we will hear from Harvard Professor Joseph Singer, whose new book says it all – “No Freedom Without Regulation: The Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis.”

Cathleen Kelly

Cathleen Kelly of the Center for American Progress says global warming is going to lead to global poverty, conflict, instability and terrorism.

John Yarmuth

Coming up, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth tells Bill Press what the election of Nancy Pelosi to another term as House Democratic leader means for the party.

Jim Hightower

How the conquering Trump makes fakery real

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November 27, 2016

Alan Abramowitz predicted the Trump victory and says why. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend reveals what most Americans worry about. And David Fahrenthold, on the Bill Press Show, examines the corrupt Trump Foundation.

Political scientist Alan Abramowitz predicted the Trump victory and says it happened because Republicans did better than expected in places that were not very diverse. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend says retirement security is the biggest worry for most Americans. And the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold, on the Bill Press Show, examines funny business in the Trump Foundation.

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Alan Abramowitz

Political scientist Alan Abramowitz, one of the few who predicted the Trump victory, says it happened because he increased the Republican vote in areas of the country that are the least diverse.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Retirement security is an issue frightening most Americans, only 50 percent of whom have a retirement plan. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend proposes that employers get together and create a Wall-Street-proof pension system.

David Fahrenthold

Coming up, Washington Post investigative reporter David Fahrenthold tells Peter Ogburn of the Bill Press Show about financial shenanigans in the Trump Foundation.

Jim Hightower

The new founder.

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