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The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III by Peter Baker(no relation), Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and his wife, Susan Glasser, Staff Writer for The New Yorker. Bill says its among the best political biographies he has ever read. And he's read a lot. Baker, Glasser and Bill explore a time in DC …
 
All eyes on Georgia: Biden's upset victory. Two Senate run-offs that will determine control of the Senate or any chance for a transformative Biden presidency. Bill talks to Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson who represents the Atlanta suburbs, about how Biden won and whether the Democratic Senate candidates can win. He's cautiously upbeat. You can he…
 
Trump tantrums. Biden transitions. Will GOP cooperate? With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Christopher Cadelago, National Political Reporter covering 2020 for POLITICO, Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital and Maya King, Politics Reporter at POLITICO . Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the SMART Union. More i…
 
Trump's "legal" challenges are going nowhere. But its good to have a great lawyer and Democratic stalwart explain why. So we can all breathe. Lanny Davis is a Legal Crisis Manager and a former White House Special Counsel in the Clinton Administration. Today's Bil Press Pod is supported by the over 500,000 members of The Laborers International Union…
 
Biden with clearer path to 270. Trump wants to stop counting votes. Senate control uncertain. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Christopher Cadelago, National Political Reporter covering 2020 for POLITICO, Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital and Maya King, Politics Reporter at POLITICO. Today's Bill Press Pod i…
 
Covid rising. Trump not. 81 million voted. Blue Senate? With Sabrina Siddiqui, National Politics Reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Political Analyst at CNN, Jennifer Haberkorn, Congressional Reporter for The Los Angeles Times and David Jackson, White House Correspondent for USA TODAY Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International As…
 
Mary Trump is Donald's niece and a trained Clinical Psychologist. Her book is a searing indictment of the mental state of the President of the United States. And how he became the "person" he is. You can buy the book here. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Representing workers from A to Z. From Airli…
 
The Debate. Covid. Biden mangled the Public Option. Trump bails on 60 Minutes. Closing Messages. Stimulus? With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Addy Baird Politics and Government Reporter for Buzzfeed News and Jeff Dufour. Editor in Chief at the National Journal. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the The International Association of…
 
Dan Balz is the Chief Correspondent for The Washington Post and arguably the dean of political reporters in America. He shares his insights on the state of the race and what might happen in a Biden Administration should he win.(VOTE). Or what Trump and the GOP might do if Trump loses. (VOTE). Dan's articles are here: Today's Bill Press Pod is suppo…
 
E-mails! Dueling Town Halls. Covid. Amy Coney Barrett. 18 days to Go. With Matthew Gertz, Senior Fellow at Media Matters, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent 19th News and John T. Bennett, Washington Bureau Chief & Columnist, The Independent. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the frontline workers of the United Food and Commercial Workers …
 
Could Trump mount a successful comeback or is the cake baked? Will the Dems control the Senate? Will we know the winner on election night? Jonathan Martin is a National Political Correspondent for The New York Times. He is in touch with both campaigns, political operatives all over the country. And voters.His latest articles are here. Like Bill, he…
 
Trump's physical and mental state. WH Covid outbreak. Stimulus? Debates? Supreme Court? Domestic Terror in Michigan. With Igor Bobic, Politics Reporter at The Huffington Post, Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor, Politico and Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter covering the presidential election for The Wall Street Journal. Today's Bill Press Pod is support…
 
Is Biden’s lead big enough? Who will control the Senate? 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 Pr…
 
How does the President's Covid affect the government, the campaign, the debates, the White House response to the pandemic? With Gabe Debenedetti National Correspondent for New York Magazine, Lauren Burke, Writer for Black Press USA and Chris Lu, Former Obama White House Cabinet Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Labor. Today's Bill Press Pod is supp…
 
Bill digs into the Times' Trump Tax story with Forbes Senior Editor Dan Alexander. He leads the magazine’s coverage of Donald Trump. Twice a year, Alexander is responsible for putting together Forbes’ estimate of Donald Trump’s net worth. Spoiler alert: It's not $10 Billion. He is also the author of the great new book, White House, Inc.: How Donald…
 
Will Trump leave? Judicial Coup? 200,000 Dead. With Sabrina Siddiqui, National Politics Reporter at the Wall Street Journal and Political analyst at CNN, Hunter Walker, White House Correspondent at Yahoo News and Pema Levy, Reporter at Mother Jones Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the Laborers International Union of North America. More inform…
 
What should Democrats do about Trump and McConnell and their enablers as they rush through a third Supreme Court Justice? Pack the court? Admit DC and Puerto Rico as states? Kill the Filibuster? Bill talks to former North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan who voted to confirm Justice Ginsburg, and Elizabeth Wydra, President of the Constitutional Accounta…
 
Pandemic. Masks. Waiters. Biden. Woodward. With Niall Stanage, White House Columnist for The Hill; Nikki Schwab, Senior Political Reporter for The Daily Mail 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 Wor…
 
The Covid lies are not the only thing that's flat-out bonkers in the new Bob Woodward book, Rage. Bill analyzes Trump's words on racism and Black Lives Matter. On his opinions about the military and how he gets along better with dictators. Bill says all Americans should read this book. You can buy it here. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the…
 
Trump in private on Covid, the Generals, Soldiers. Barr steps in to protect Trump . Again. With Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor, Politico; Jennifer Haberkorn, Congressional Reporter LA Times; Leah Askarinam, Editor of the National Journal Hotline. Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the SMART Union, The International Association of Sheet Metal, Ai…
 
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. What he tells Bill about Fox and Trump is truly scary. You can order the book here. This Labor Day week we salute all the unions that support our workers. Solidarity Forever.…
 
Thugs on planes. Puppets in Dark Shadows. Voting begins. Vaccine by election day? Mini-strokes? With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Maya King, Political Reporter at Politico and Addy Baird, Politics Reporter for Buzz Feed News Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. More information at Teamster…
 
This is another in our series, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump based on the New York Times bestseller, The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump 37 Psychiatrists And Mental Health Experts Assess a President. The editor of that book is psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee. She is on the faculty of the Yale Medical School and has been a crucial collaborator in our…
 
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and an early and enthusiastic Sanders supporter, on his support for Biden-Harris, the protests and police violence in Kenosha and which way will Wisconsin go in the presidential race. Today's Bll Press Pod is sponsored by The United Food and Commercial Workers Union,…
 
The RNC, Kenosha violence, Pro sports take a knee. Debates? Kellyanne Conway. No more stimulus? Jerry Falwell, Jr. With Scott Wong, Senior Staff Writer, The Hill, Igor Bobic, Politics Reporter, The Huffington Post and Amanda Becker of 19th News. Todays' Bill Press Pod is supported by The International Association of Fire Fighters, the first union t…
 
Up to now, we have been focusing on Donald Trump's mental health. Today we examine what HE has done to OUR mental health. Spoiler Alert: He's had a serious impact on the emotional well-being of millions of us. It's especially bad on anyone who has been in an abusive relationship with a parent, partner or boss. Bill talks to psychotherapist Harper W…
 
Biden. Obamas. Harris. The DNC with Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor for Politico, Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter covering the presidential election for the Wall Street Journal and Alex Seitz-Wald, Senior Digital Politics Reporter for NBC News. State-by-state voting information from NBC News here. And The Wall Street Journal here Today's Bill Press …
 
This is the the third in our series on The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump. Produced in association with the authors of the New York Times bestseller, The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President. Today we explore the mental and emotional deficits that render Trump impaired and unfit for the presi…
 
Harris energizes. Trump caught flat-footed. Biden: Wear a mask! No new stimulus deal. DNC preview. With Chris Lu, fmr. Obama WH Cabinet Secretary, John Bennett, Washington Bureau Chief, The Independent, Lauren Burke writer at Black Press USA and Nicholas Wu, covering Congress for USA TODAY. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the SMART union. Mo…
 
"The Goldwater Rule" has been used by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to convince mainstream media to suppress the expertise of psychiatrists on Donald Trump's mental state. Bill talks to two psychiatrists who explain the origins of the"Rule, " and how they had tried to modify it in the face of the dangers Trump posed. Now, they say, the…
 
Economy stalling. GOP resisting new big stimulus. Biden empathetic. Trump pathetic. Harris, Rice, Bass in the Veepstakes. With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor, CQ Roll Call, Hunter Walker, White House Correspondent, Yahoo News, Amanda Becker, Washington Correspondent, 19th News and Maya King, Politics Reporter, Politico. Today’s Bill Press Pod is sponsor…
 
Pundits have labeled Donald Trump crazy, a toddler, a narcissist. To get beyond the punditry we went to actual mental health professionals for this series of special podcasts based on the New York Times bestseller, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump. In conversations with a dozen psychiatrists and psychologists, we explore the pathologies that make…
 
Obama goes in on Trump and the GOP at John Lewis' Homegoing. Trump whines about his plummeting popularity with Covid raging and the economy not. Hosted this week by Sabrina Siddiqui, National Politics Reporter for The Wall Street Journal with Matt Gertz, Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America, Jason Dick, Deputy Editor, CQ Roll Call and Jennife…
 
Dr. Mary Trump's Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man, is a runaway bestseller and a crucial window into the dangerous mental life of the most powerful man in world. We decided to gather three mental health professionals to read the book and compare it to their own work in their bestseller from 2017, The D…
 
Paul Begala is a leading Democratic strategist who serves as a political contributor for CNN. He’s also been Bill’s good friend and collaborator for years. They breakdown Paul’s new book, You're Fired: The Perfect Guide to Beating Donald Trump. You can pre-order the book here. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by The Teamsters Union. America's la…
 
Moms face the Feds in Portland. GOP Convention OFF but schools ON? Trump claims he doesn't dementia. Again. Obama and Joe talk. AOC shines. With Pema Levy, Reporter for Mother Jones, Ginger Gibson, Editor at NBC News Digital and Chris Lu, fmr. Obama Cabinet Secretary. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the United Food and Commercial Workers Uni…
 
Our politics are broken, maybe even Humpty-Dumpty broken. And Trump sure added fuel, but the fire that crippled American politics was started by Newt Gingrich in the 1980's. So says the book, Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party, by Julian Zelizer. He's a Professor of History and Pub…
 
Trump losing it. Covid winning. Schools not opening. Masks. Masks. The Roundtable with Addy Baird, Politics Reporter, BuzzFeed News, Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor, Politico and Vann Newkirk, Senior Editor for The Atlantic and host of the Floodlines Podcast. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the frontline workers of the United Food and Commerci…
 
John Roberts moving to the middle? Big decisions on DACA, LGBTQ+ and Native American Rights. Plus a session of beatdowns for the Trump Administration. With Adam Liptak who has been covering The Supreme Court for The New York Times since 2008. He’s also a former practicing attorney. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by The American Federation of T…
 
Dangerous School Openings? Trump Failing and Flailing. Biden Bides His Time. Successfully. With Jason Joseph Dick, Deputy Editor, CQ Roll Call, Lauren Burke, Writer, Black Press USA, and Gabe Debenedetti, National Correspondent, New York Magazine. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by The Teamsters Union. It's 1.5 million members run the gamut fro…
 
Randi Weingarten is President of The American Federation of Teachers, one of two teachers’ unions in the U. S. She previews what SHOULD happen this fall as schools restart. She worries about what WILL happen if Trump continues his lies about Covid 19. She also reveals the results of a new poll of teachers on the effectiveness of remote learning. Sp…
 
Trump losing. Covid gaining. Trump "hoaxes" the Russian bounty story. Veepstakes heating up. With Sabrina Siddiqui, National Politics Reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Political analyst for CNN, Igor Bobic Politics Reporter at HuffPost, and Leah Askarinam, Editor of National Journal Hotline. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the hard-wor…
 
David Frum is an Atlantic Senior Editor, a Bush 43 speech writer. And still a Republican. His new book, Trumpocalypse, (buy it here), is a searing take down of Trump and a plan for the USA and the world to recover from Trump. Including statehood for DC, a new voting rights act, killing the filibuster and requiring the release of tax returns for all…
 
Bolton Book. Biden Surges. Covid Rising. Black Lives Matter at the Polls. With Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter, The Daily Mail, Sudeep Reddy, Managing Editor, Politico and Joseph Williams, Senior Editor at U.S. News & World Report. Today's Bill Press Pod is sponsored by the Laborers International Union of North America. More informatio…
 
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