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Can undocumented immigrants be excluded from the Census? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today. The Trump administration is arguing they should be.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. In this special episode of Left, Right & Center, host Keli Goff chats with creatives about how art changes minds and helps us cope.

from Left, Right & Center

Robert Scheer sits down with professor and author Benjamin Madley to talk about a little known part of California's history.

Benjamin Madley and a California Genocide

Robert Scheer sits down with professor and author Benjamin Madley to talk about a little known part of California's history.

from Scheer Intelligence

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

Passengers arriving in LA could be bringing COVID with them. How airport officials are handling risks

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA announced more than 6,000 new COVID cases on Monday. That means the county has likely reached the benchmark to trigger another stay-at-home order.

Health care system could hit capacity next month during COVID surge, says LA DPH’s chief medical officer

LA announced more than 6,000 new COVID cases on Monday. That means the county has likely reached the benchmark to trigger another stay-at-home order.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

Vermont schools and businesses are open. How the tiny New England state tamed COVID

COVID-19 continues to surge uncontrolled across the country and hospitals are stretched thin. Rural, sparsely populated states are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

‘The near-term future is set, and it looks disastrous.’ Hospitals inch toward capacity during COVID

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

Trump campaign has lost or withdrawn about 30 legal challenges to election 2020 results

In Pennsylvania, a judge on Saturday threw out the Trump campaign’s effort claiming widespread problems with mail-in votes in the state and that some 7 million votes should be tossed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

Practicing law on her own

Josh Barro and Ken White catch us up on Sidney Powell’s status on President Trump’s legal team. And what’s going on with the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…

Still waiting

Keli Goff, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about the fact that almost three weeks after the election, President Trump continues to subvert his clear loss and its effect on our…

from Left, Right & Center

President-elect Joe Biden spoke on Thursday about President Trump’s ongoing campaign to overturn the election: “I think they’re witnessing incredible irresponsibility.

Trump is still fighting an election he lost. What it means for US democracy

President-elect Joe Biden spoke on Thursday about President Trump’s ongoing campaign to overturn the election: “I think they’re witnessing incredible irresponsibility.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

Don’t Believe Anything You Were Told About Populism

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

from Scheer Intelligence

COVID-19 has killed more than 250,000 Americans so far.

Cancelled Thanksgiving travel plans, not seeing loved ones? How to cope with COVID during the holidays

COVID-19 has killed more than 250,000 Americans so far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Foreign leaders worldwide are expecting a return to a more stable, less personality-driven American foreign policy. But that’s in two months.

Joe Biden's foreign policy record, and why he may be more popular abroad than in US

Foreign leaders worldwide are expecting a return to a more stable, less personality-driven American foreign policy. But that’s in two months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If Congress doesn't compromise and pass another relief bill, a new study finds a staggering number of Americans will lose a critical financial lifeline as the pandemic worsens.

12 million to lose jobless benefits the day after Christmas unless Congress acts

If Congress doesn't compromise and pass another relief bill, a new study finds a staggering number of Americans will lose a critical financial lifeline as the pandemic worsens.

from NPR

Until late Tuesday, Christopher Krebs was the top Trump administration official overseeing election security.

Democracy: How it held up during election 2020 and what it may look like going forward

Until late Tuesday, Christopher Krebs was the top Trump administration official overseeing election security.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump’s legal remedies to overturn the election continue to fail, but does it even matter?

Is overturning the election results even the goal anymore?

President Trump’s legal remedies to overturn the election continue to fail, but does it even matter?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is expected to provide results in 30 minutes or less. Its approval could help alleviate the strain on the nation's precarious coronavirus testing system.

FDA approves first at-home coronavirus test

The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is expected to provide results in 30 minutes or less. Its approval could help alleviate the strain on the nation's precarious coronavirus testing system.

from NPR

Some companies have tightened up their processes and started automating tasks that were once done manually.

The 40-hour work week is increasingly obsolete and unnecessary in COVID era, says author

Some companies have tightened up their processes and started automating tasks that were once done manually.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Doug Emhoff is a 56-year-old LA entertainment lawyer who married Kamala Harris in 2014 during her tenure as California attorney general.

Kamala Harris’ husband is leaving his job, Joe Biden’s wife is keeping hers. What it says about gender roles

Doug Emhoff is a 56-year-old LA entertainment lawyer who married Kamala Harris in 2014 during her tenure as California attorney general.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand