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Jun 8, 2014

Peter Galbraith on Obama’s foreign policy; Jan Leighley on why rich people vote. And Bill Press interviews Senator Bernie Sanders..

 

President Obama is back from Europe, and former ambassador James Galbraith says he has had a successful foreign policy. Political science professor Jan Leighly explains why the rich vote in greater numbers than the poor, and what they vote for. And Bill Press talks with Senator Bernie Sanders on his new veterans affairs legislation.

 

Peter Galbraith

Diplomat Peter Galbraith says President Obama’s foreign policy has been successful … and that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, she will enter office with more foreign policy experience than anyone in American history.

Jan Leighley

Voting expert Jan Leighley has a warning for Democrats – it isn’t the rhetoric that will matter in defeating Republicans – it is the organizational efforts and door-to-door campaigning.

http://www.american.edu/spa/faculty/leighley.cfm

Bernie Sanders

Bill Press and his guest, Senator Bernie Sanders, who has introduced legislation to reform the veterans affairs department.

http://www.sanders.senate.gov/

Jim Hightower

 

A bold shift in America's minimum wage debate.