September 2, 2012

Vice presidential candidates – from the most honorable to the least. Plus, a Reagan-Bush economist says the rich should pay more taxes.

Mark Shriver

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Forty years ago, Sargent Shriver – a man for all seasons – was selected to run for vice president. Today, we talk with one of his sons, Mark, who has written a biography of the man he calls “a warrior for peace.” And he offers some poignant and funny stories.

Bruce Bartlett

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Now that Republicans have swallowed the Kool-Aid of low taxes as a cure for everything, we hear from an adviser to GOP leaders from Ron Paul to George Bush. Economist Bruce Bartlett explains the obvious – that if we don’t raise taxes on the wealthy, the rest of us have to pay more.


Nia Malika Henderson

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Bill Press interviews the Washington Post’s Nia Malika Henderson about Paul Ryan’s “blatant untruths.”–May 20th, 2012

Bruce Bartlett

Bruce Bartlett was an early “supply-side” economist who worked for President Reagan and President George H.W. Bush. He explains for us why the tax cuts of George W. Bush have not worked and why we need more revenues now.

David Becker

An expert on election reform tell us that there is no evidence of voter fraud, but that one out of eight voting records are inaccurate. The answer, says David Becker of the Pew Foundation, might be online registration.

John Sarbanes

Bill Press chats with the Congressman John Sarbanes about how to clean up campaign financing and maybe amend the Constitution to overturn the Citizens United decision.