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Sep 4, 2016

As we celebrate Labor Day, Service Employees International Union leader David Rolf takes us through the increasingly successful fight for a 15-dollar an hour minimum wage. With the campaign now in high gear, former Republican Senator Larry Pressler tells us why he supports Hillary Clinton. And the Washington Post’s Marc Fisher talks with Bill Press about the newspaper’s book, “Trump Revealed.”

 

David Rolf

The “Fight for 15,” organized labor’s move to raise the minimum wage, is having success, state by state, reports Service Employees union leader David Rolf.

 

Larry Pressler

Larry Pressler used to be a Republican senator. Now he is an independent and thinks more people should be elected under that banner. In the meantime, he is actively supporting Hillary Clinton for president.

 

Marc Fisher

Washington Post reporter Marc Fisher shares with Bill Press some of the highlights of his book, “Trump Revealed.” All the back-cover blurbs, positive and negative, are from the Donald himself.

 

Jim Hightower

How can a CEO feel good about being vile?