Politics

Josh Barro and LRC panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney discuss third covid vaccine that will be available in the US, Trump’s resurfacing at CPAC, minimum wage and fallout from Texas…

from Left, Right & Center

A U.S. intelligence report out today confirms what Joe Biden, when he was a presidential candidate, said more than a year ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the Supreme Court’s decision on the Manhattan DA’s subpoena for Trump’s records and Stormy Daniels’ appeal of her loss in her defamation case…

SCOTUS and the subpoena

Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the Supreme Court’s decision on the Manhattan DA’s subpoena for Trump’s records and Stormy Daniels’ appeal of her loss in her defamation case…

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a $7.6 billion stimulus package for California. Millions of residents will receive $600 checks.

California passes $7 billion COVID relief package to help residents, small businesses and college students

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a $7.6 billion stimulus package for California. Millions of residents will receive $600 checks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s day one of Judge Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is President Biden’s pick to be the next U.S. attorney general.

If Merrick Garland is confirmed as attorney general, how will he run the Justice Department?

It’s day one of Judge Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is President Biden’s pick to be the next U.S. attorney general.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court today rejected former President Donald Trump’s final appeal to keep his tax returns out of the hands of prosecutors at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s final attempt to hide his tax returns

The Supreme Court today rejected former President Donald Trump’s final appeal to keep his tax returns out of the hands of prosecutors at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The hunger to own land has shaped human history.

Is it time to rethink the way we manage and own land?

The hunger to own land has shaped human history.

from Life Examined

Senator Angus King, independent senator from Maine, joins Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel to talk about the impact of moderates on major legislation.

Left, Right & Center & Independent

Senator Angus King, independent senator from Maine, joins Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel to talk about the impact of moderates on major legislation.

from Left, Right & Center

Middle East scholar Juan Cole joins Robert Scheer to discuss what the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel's apartheid pandemic

Middle East scholar Juan Cole joins Robert Scheer to discuss what the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

from Scheer Intelligence

President Biden aims to tackle immigration reform in the early days of his administration. Progressives are pushing him to go big.

Pathway to citizenship for US’ 11 million undocumented immigrants: Will it happen under Biden administration?

President Biden aims to tackle immigration reform in the early days of his administration. Progressives are pushing him to go big.

from Greater LA

After winning a hotly-contested election, LA County’s new district attorney took over the nation’s largest prosecutorial outfit in late 2020.

LA deputy district attorneys have a long history of opposing George Gascón’s reforms

After winning a hotly-contested election, LA County’s new district attorney took over the nation’s largest prosecutorial outfit in late 2020.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the acquittal of former President Trump in his second impeachment, the beginning of civil lawsuits filed against him and more

The end of impeachment, but not the end of legal exposure

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the acquittal of former President Trump in his second impeachment, the beginning of civil lawsuits filed against him and more

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Rush Limbaugh, the talk show host who redefined right-wing A.M. radio, died today at age 70. His widow Kathryn Limbaugh made the announcement on his program.

How talk show host Rush Limbaugh transformed US media

Rush Limbaugh, the talk show host who redefined right-wing A.M. radio, died today at age 70. His widow Kathryn Limbaugh made the announcement on his program.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About half a dozen companies that made big donations to California Governor Gavin Newsom got special treatment from the state to help it deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Some of Gov. Newsom’s major donors received big no-bid contracts and job advancements from the state

About half a dozen companies that made big donations to California Governor Gavin Newsom got special treatment from the state to help it deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California politicians and environmental activists are working to pass a Right to Repair bill to make it easier to fix technology and reduce the e-waste going to landfills.

Wasted: Tackling e-waste by fixing broken tech

California politicians and environmental activists are working to pass a Right to Repair bill to make it easier to fix technology and reduce the e-waste going to landfills.

from Greater LA

The NAACP is suing former President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

NAACP and Rep. Bennie Thompson sue Trump over January insurrection — after he’s acquitted in impeachment trial

The NAACP is suing former President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney about the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, policies to support school reopenings with reporter Anya Kamenetz, and the cyber…

On trial

Josh Barro talks with panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney about the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, policies to support school reopenings with reporter Anya Kamenetz, and the cyber…

from Left, Right & Center

Maryland Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin, the lead House impeachment manager, gave closing remarks on Thursday in the second Senate trial of former President Donald Trump, this…

Trump’s second impeachment trial moves toward a vote. Here are highlights and analysis

Maryland Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin, the lead House impeachment manager, gave closing remarks on Thursday in the second Senate trial of former President Donald Trump, this…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Based on an online poll of about 2000 Amercians conducted by the American Enterprise Institute, nearly 100% of Democrats surveyed say Biden is the legitimate winner of the 2020…

4 in 10 Republicans support the use of violence if leaders can’t ‘protect America,’ says survey

Based on an online poll of about 2000 Amercians conducted by the American Enterprise Institute, nearly 100% of Democrats surveyed say Biden is the legitimate winner of the 2020…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With a new Joe Biden administration, undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief.

Undocumented immigrants in LA are counting on President Biden to help them feel safe and secure

With a new Joe Biden administration, undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief.

from KCRW Features