Election 2020

Former New York City Mayor and presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg spoke in Stockton on Wednesday, after getting Mayor Michael Tubbs’ endorsement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a markup session beginning Wednesday at 4 PM PT, the House Judiciary Committee is considering two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of…

Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Rep. Adam Schiff on Democrats’ articles of impeachment against Trump

Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. She tells us that impeachment is urgent: “We must act now.

Rep. Karen Bass on the urgency of impeachment, plus Kamala Harris dropping her presidential bid

Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. She tells us that impeachment is urgent: “We must act now.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.

How Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign disintegrated

The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Sen. Kamala Harris entered the presidential primary with high expectations, but her campaign struggled to gain traction in a crowded field.

Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race

California Sen. Kamala Harris entered the presidential primary with high expectations, but her campaign struggled to gain traction in a crowded field.

from NPR

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard isn’t getting much, if any, love from members of her own party.

Democrats don’t like Tulsi Gabbard, but the alt-right does

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard isn’t getting much, if any, love from members of her own party.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fiona Hill, former senior director on Russia at the National Security Council, testified this morning before the House Intelligence Committee.  She took Republicans to task for…

Impeachment inquiry public hearings: What we’ve learned over the past 2 weeks

Fiona Hill, former senior director on Russia at the National Security Council, testified this morning before the House Intelligence Committee.  She took Republicans to task for…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After a slow start to the fifth Democratic presidential debate, the surging Pete Buttigieg parried attacks on race and his level of experience.

5 takeaways from the 5th Democratic debate

After a slow start to the fifth Democratic presidential debate, the surging Pete Buttigieg parried attacks on race and his level of experience.

from NPR

Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.

Do TV debates help voters decide?

Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.

from To the Point

The stakes are creeping higher as early primaries and caucuses get nearer. Ten candidates will be on the stage in Atlanta beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

Democratic debate: What you need to know about Wednesday's face-off

The stakes are creeping higher as early primaries and caucuses get nearer. Ten candidates will be on the stage in Atlanta beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

from NPR

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.

Billionaire Tom Steyer on fixing ‘broken government’ as the next potential president

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Presidential candidates spend big money in California, and they fundraise big bucks too.

California as a piggy bank for presidential hopefuls

Presidential candidates spend big money in California, and they fundraise big bucks too.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The main event at the California Democratic Party Convention was a presidential town hall forum hosted by Spanish-language TV network Univision.

California voters: Who must candidates court, what do they care about?

The main event at the California Democratic Party Convention was a presidential town hall forum hosted by Spanish-language TV network Univision.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Impeachment is the elephant in the room at the California Democratic Party Convention.   
  Josh Barro, host of KCRW’s “Left, Right and Center,” believes impeachment matters very…

The role of impeachment in the 2020 election

Impeachment is the elephant in the room at the California Democratic Party Convention.  Josh Barro, host of KCRW’s “Left, Right and Center,” believes impeachment matters very…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The state’s primary is now March 3 -- moved up from June.

The state of the primary race in California

The state’s primary is now March 3 -- moved up from June.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to file papers today to be on the Democratic presidential primary ballot in Alabama.

Why do billionaires think they can be great presidents?

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to file papers today to be on the Democratic presidential primary ballot in Alabama.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled her plan for how she’d pay for Medicare for All without raising taxes on the middle class.

How Elizabeth Warren plans to pay for Medicare for All

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled her plan for how she’d pay for Medicare for All without raising taxes on the middle class.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. House of Representatives is voting today to formalize the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Watch the debate and vote on the House floor live.

Watch live: US House votes on impeachment

The U.S. House of Representatives is voting today to formalize the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Watch the debate and vote on the House floor live.

from KCRW Features

Senator Kamala Harris’ Brentwood home is under evacuation orders because of the Getty Fire. Harris has said she’ll do everything she can to get California the federal aid it needs.

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris on wildfires, health care, and why she’s fallen behind other candidates

Senator Kamala Harris’ Brentwood home is under evacuation orders because of the Getty Fire. Harris has said she’ll do everything she can to get California the federal aid it needs.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand