Real Time with Bill Maher (season 12)

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Real Time with Bill Maher (season 12)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 35
Release
Original network HBO
Original release January 17 – November 21, 2014
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List of Real Time with Bill Maher episodes

This is a list of episodes from the twelfth season of Real Time with Bill Maher.

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Guests Original air date
303 1 Glenn Greenwald, Steve Schmidt, Jennifer Granholm, James Carville, Mary Matalin January 17, 2014 (2014-01-17)
Obama's speech on NSA reform, Chris Christie's Fort Lee lane closure scandal, Benghazi, Independents' self-identification rising, 2014 Elk River chemical spill, marriage between a Democrat and a Republican, global warming affecting animals, Republicans' war against the poor, unemployment benefits, minimum wage, women in US politics
304 2 Erin Brockovich, Josh Barro, Howard Dean, Carly Fiorina, Willie Nelson January 24, 2014 (2014-01-24)
2014 Elk River chemical spill & coal mining, Republicans & women issues, Obamacare, Richard Sherman's outburst after game against the San Francisco 49ers, Obama's inconsistent policies about marijuana, poverty & income inequality in the United States, 2014 Winter Olympics & Vladimir Putin's positions on LGBT rights, American football & concussions
305 3 John Ridley, Chrystia Freeland, Ronan Farrow, Darrell Issa, Stephen Merchant January 31, 2014 (2014-01-31)
Solomon Northup and slavery, 2014 State of the Union Address, minimum wage in the United States, income inequality, demographics of the top 1%, Gerrymandering, differences between UK and US politics, stand-your-ground laws and African Americans, gun politics, Michael Grimm threatening a reporter, Flip a District, puritanism
306 4 Charlie Crist, Tom Colicchio, Alicia Menendez, S. E. Cupp, P. J. O'Rourke February 7, 2014 (2014-02-07)
Independents in US politics, Cuban embargo, immigration reform, executive orders, Congressional Budget Office's report on Obamacare's effect on jobs, lowest abortion rates in 30 years, Russia and communism, heroin and prescription drugs, United States Department of State's report on the Keystone Pipeline, federal spending for children vs. for senior citizens
307 5 Bill Nye, Dylan Ratigan, Jeremy Scahill, Eric Klinenberg, Mayim Bialik February 14, 2014 (2014-02-14)
Creationism vs. science, ComcastTime Warner Cable merger, net neutrality, drop in infrastructure spending, targeted killings of US citizens who plot against other Americans, veganism, attachment parenting, World Health Organization's warning about cancer, Philip Seymour Hoffman's published diaries, Edward Snowden praising Russia
308 6 Michelle Alexander, Charles C. W. Cooke, Jane Harman, Rachel Maddow, Steve Coogan February 21, 2014 (2014-02-21)
The New Jim Crow, incarceration in the US, human rights in North Korea, MSNBC's overcoverage of the Chris Christie scandal, BYU's anti-masturbation campaign, Philomena, forced adoptions in the Catholic Church, Pat McCrory blocking lawsuits against Duke Energy, drought in California and regulations, John Kerry's statement about climate change
309 7 Christopher Leonard, Austan Goolsbee, Margaret Hoover, William Kristol, Bruce Dern February 28, 2014 (2014-02-28)
Meat industry's secretiveness, Obama's failed efforts to reform corporate agribusiness, azodicarbonamide in Subway bread, Tea Party movement and bailouts, military budget of the United States, intervention vs. diplomacy, poverty in the Midwest, WhatsApp acquired by Facebook, homophobia in the bible, victim playing by the 1 percent
310 8 Alan Weisman, Andrew Sullivan, Salman Rushdie, Amy Chua, Seth MacFarlane March 14, 2014 (2014-03-14)
Environmentalism and overpopulation, family planning in Iran, 2014 Crimean crisis, Rand Paul winning the 2014 CPAC straw poll, paid time off in the United States and Europe, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Rush Limbaugh's comment on 12 Years a Slave winning the Academy Award for Best Picture, SAT changes for 2016, random religious rules
311 9 Errol Morris, Simon Schama, Sheila Bair, Keith Ellison, Shane Smith March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21)
The Unknown Known, Donald Rumsfeld & the Iraq War, 2014 midterm elections, Democrats & gun politics, Flip a District candidates: Michael Grimm & Blake Farenthold, Greenland & climate change in the Arctic, CNN & quality of journalism in the 24-hour news cycle, 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine, relationship between Pakistan & bin Laden
312 10 Jimmy Carter, W. Kamau Bell, Neera Tanden, Rick Lazio, Josh Gad March 28, 2014 (2014-03-28)
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power, treatment of women in various countries, militarized police force, GM's recall of vehicles & corporations' liability, Paul Ryan's statements about inner cities compared to Michelle Obama's, Erdoğan banning Twitter and YouTube, Frozen & gay conspiracy theory, Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, marine pollution
313 11 Paul Watson, Thomas M. Davis, Carrie Sheffield, Alex Wagner, Nas April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04)
Marine pollution, Obamacare reaching its target number of enrollees, Flip a District candidates: Kerry Bentivolio & Scott Garrett, gerrymandering, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission & unlimited campaign contributions, 2014 Fort Hood shooting & PTSD, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's report on torture
314 12 Pussy Riot (Maria Alyokhina & Nadezhda Tolokonnikova), Rob Lowe, Duncan D. Hunter, Ana Marie Cox, Matt Taibbi April 11, 2014 (2014-04-11)
315 13 Tom Steyer, Christine Quinn, John Avlon, Charles Murray, Annabelle Gurwitch April 25, 2014 (2014-04-25)
316 14 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ziggy Marley, Walter Kirn, Gavin Newsom, Monica Mehta May 2, 2014 (2014-05-02)
317 15 Simone Campbell, Dinesh D'Souza, Arianna Huffington, Baratunde Thurston, Matt Welch May 9, 2014 (2014-05-09)
318 16 Kevin Nealon, Brian Schweitzer, Robert Lustig, Kellyanne Conway, Ian Bremmer May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)
319 17 Sarah Silverman, Michael Smerconish, David Frum, Anna Deavere Smith, Jose Antonio Vargas May 23, 2014 (2014-05-23)
320 18 John Waters, Anthony Weiner, Ralph E. Reed, Jr., Nicolle Wallace, Jim Geraghty June 6, 2014 (2014-06-06)
321 19 Gina McCarthy, Krystal Ball, Richard A. Clarke, Carol Leifer, Tom Rogan June 13, 2014 (2014-06-13)
322 20 Glenn Greenwald, Mike Shinoda, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Paul Rieckhoff, Kristen Soltis Anderson June 20, 2014 (2014-06-20)
323 21 Joy-Ann Reid, Bobby Ghosh, Andy Dean, Martin J. Blaser, Max Brooks June 27, 2014 (2014-06-27)
324 22 Jason Box, Sandra Tsing Loh, Ron Suskind, Donna Edwards, Reihan Salam July 11, 2014 (2014-07-11)
325 23 Jane Harman, George Takei, Nate Silver, Jamie Weinstein, William Barber II July 18, 2014 (2014-07-18)
326 24 Neil deGrasse Tyson, Amy Goodman, Matt Kibbe, Hogan Gidley, Richard D. Wolff July 25, 2014 (2014-07-25)
327 25 Ralph Nader, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Reza Aslan, Chris Hardwick, Doug Heye August 1, 2014 (2014-08-01)
328 26 Nancy Pelosi, Andrea Mitchell, Haley Barbour, Jon Huntsman, Jr., Jerry Seinfeld September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
329 27 Colin Powell, Matthew Segal, Jack Kingston, Joan Walsh, Wendell Pierce September 19, 2014 (2014-09-19)
330 28 Anthony Zinni, Alexandra Pelosi, Naomi Klein, Charles M. Blow, John Feehery September 26, 2014 (2014-09-26)
331 29 Ben Affleck, Elizabeth Warren, Nicholas Kristof, Michael Steele, Sam Harris October 3, 2014 (2014-10-03)
332 30 Kirsten Gillibrand, Barbara Lee, David Miliband, David Frum, Joel Stein October 17, 2014 (2014-10-17)
333 31 James Risen, Cornel West, Mary Matalin, John Avlon, Chloe Maxmin October 24, 2014 (2014-10-24)
334 32 Eva Longoria, Wesley Clark, Angus King, Kal Penn, Rula Jebreal October 31, 2014 (2014-10-31)
335 33 Bernie Sanders, Lisa Kudrow, Robert Costa, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Linda Tirado November 7, 2014 (2014-11-07)
336 34 Rand Paul, Martin Short, Andrew Sullivan, Margaret Hoover, Jeremy Scahill November 14, 2014 (2014-11-14)
337 35 Seth Rogen, Chris Matthews, John Cleese, Chrystia Freeland, Roland Martin November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)

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