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The Hill 21 Nov 2020

The Week: How Progressives Can Push Biden Further Left


Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti look back at their favorite interviews from the week including Host of the Kyle Kulinski Show, Kyle Kulinksi on how progressives can push Joe Biden further left on policy. The speak with Economics Professor, Richard Wolff, on America's approach to handling Covid and Host of the Bad Faith Podcast, Briahana Joy Gray discusses how climate activists can combat the Biden administration's appointment of Cedric Richmond.

The moderates and progressives of the Democratic Party were mostly united during the election campaign, but now Joe Biden has won, can he keep the progressive wing of the party on side?
Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell joins Andrea Mitchell to react to the president testing positive and discuss the potential risks for lawmakers on Capitol Hill, with Rep. Dingell expressing the hope that basic mitigation practices like mask wearing will keep members safe. She also contrasts Joe Biden's safety measures campaigning with the president's, saying that Biden has "been a leader. He's showing people how you can connect with human beings but do it safely." Aired on 10/02/2020.
The Week: Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist discusses Joe Biden's campaign strategy in The Great Lakes State. HuffPost political reporter, Daniel Marans, explains how Donald Trump's trickle-down system is hurting his re-election efforts among economically vulnerable voters. Author of, "They're Not Listening: How The Elites Created The National Populist Revolution," weighs in on how he thinks Republicans could still win the presidential election.
The Week: Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti look back at their favorite moments from interviews with Senator Bernie Sanders on the youth vote, Washington Post White House Economics Reporter, Jeffrey Stein, on stimulus negotiations and the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, David Dayen on universal healthcare needs.

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