October 30, 2016

David Daley says Republicans are the real election-riggers. Peter Marcuse says housing is no longer a place to live but a real estate investment. And Annie Linskey tells Bill Press about what Elizabeth Warren will demand of Hillary Clinton.

Think the election is rigged? Author David Daley says elections have always been rigged – by Republicans. Professor Peter Marcuse calls our attention to the housing crisis – signified by increasing numbers of renters and decreasing numbers of single family homes. And Bill Press interviews the Boston Globe’s Annie Linskey, about what the progressive wing of the party will demand of a President Hillary Clinton.

David Daley

David Daley has written a book about years of Republican dirty tricks. But he also blames Democrats for ignoring the takeover of state legislatures with tactics that were right in front of them.

Peter Marcuse

Professor Peter Marcuse says we are in a permanent crisis in housing in the country, and he blames an economic system that makes a place to live less of a roof over your head and more of a real estate deal.

Annie Linskey

Coming up, the Boston Globe’s Annie Linskey tells Bill Press what to look for from the Elizabeth Warren wing of the party if Hillary Clinton becomes president.

Jim Hightower

Walling them out, or walling us in?

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October 23, 2016

John Judis examines populism of the left and the right. Rick Hasen has ideas on how to reform campaign financing. And Bill Press interviews former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley.

Journalist and author John Judis says populism, from left or right, can demonstrate something is wrong with the body politic, but it rarely succeeds in governing. Professor Rick Hasen argues that money doesn’t buy election outcomes but does increase your chances. And Bill Press interviews former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, who says Donald Trump is a “Russian dupe” and a “jackass.”

John Judis

Author John Judis has written a book on the history of populism. On the left, he says, populism is the people against the elite. On the right, it is attacking the elite for coddling outsiders.

Rick Hasen

Law professor Rick Hasen says money may not WIN you the election but it sure gives you a better chance, and he is critical of Democrats as well as Republicans for maintaining the current system of campaign financing.

Martin O’Malley

Coming up, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley analyzes the election on the Bill Press Show.

Jim Hightower

The Wells Fargo Gang – rogue bank robs customers

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October 16, 2016

Patriotic millionaire Chuck Collins says the Wells Fargo chief belongs in jail. RFK biographer Larry Tye reflects on his role in the Cuba Missile crisis, and Bill Press interviews Republican Chris Shays.

Chuck Collins was born into the Oscar Mayer fortune, gave away his money, and tells us why the head of Wells Fargo belongs not just without a job but in jail. Journalist and author Larry Tye wrote a biography of Robert F. Kennedy and notes that the future liberal icon was once a foreign policy hawk whose actions led to the Cuba Missile Crisis. And former Republican Congressman Chris Shays tells Bill Press why he is supporting Hillary Clinton.

Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins, who was “born on third base,” tells us why he gave his trust fund away and is working for economic justice.

Larry Tye

Some liberals never forgave Robert Kennedy for his early association with Joe McCarthy, or his hawkish foreign policy instincts. But in a new book, author Larry Tye explains RFK’s political journey to the left.

Chris Shays

Former Republican Congressman Chris Shays tells Bill Press why he is supporting Hillary Clinton.

Jim Hightower

Fed up with Wall Street? Do something about it!

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October 9, 2016

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend spills the beans about George Bush, 41. Vic Fingerhut warns about ignoring independent voters. And Kyle Kondik tells Bill Press about the importance of Ohio.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend offers reflections about her father, Robert F. Kennedy, and why the senior George Bush is against Trump. Democratic analyst Vic Fingerhut wants the Clinton campaign not to dismiss independents. And Electoral College analyst Kyle Kondik explains on the Bill Press Show why Ohio picks the president.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend says George H.W. Bush told her he doesn’t think Donald Trump has the capacity to be president and wanted to get the message out.

Vic Fingerhut

Democrats should run as Democrats on traditional issues, says political guru Vic Fingerhut, and that way they might make inroads among independents.

Kyle Kondik

Electoral College expert Kyle Kondik predicts a Clinton victory, but it all may depend on Ohio.

Jim Hightower

It’s “Our Revolution,” and it’s on the move!

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