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As of  today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.

Former Congresswoman Katie Hill, a Democrat from Santa Clarita, surprised political watchers by flipping the longtime Republican district in 2018.

A special Left, Right & Center recorded in front of an audience in Santa Monica.

Finally, a real debate

A special Left, Right & Center recorded in front of an audience in Santa Monica.

from Left, Right & Center

The Nevada caucuses are Saturday. The candidates face their most diverse electorate yet.

Nevada Democratic Party to use Google Forms to count caucus votes

The Nevada caucuses are Saturday. The candidates face their most diverse electorate yet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Los Angeles and 14 other California counties are rolling out changes for voters ahead of the state’s March 3 primary.

New rules for California primary voting

Los Angeles and 14 other California counties are rolling out changes for voters ahead of the state’s March 3 primary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the current ambassador to Germany, as acting Director of National Intelligence.

Trump’s deteriorating relationship with intelligence community

President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the current ambassador to Germany, as acting Director of National Intelligence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Intelligence expert William Binney discusses the revelation that a widely used encryption service has been in CIA hands for decades.

The CIA’s Complicity in Modern Global Atrocities Revealed

Intelligence expert William Binney discusses the revelation that a widely used encryption service has been in CIA hands for decades.

from Scheer Intelligence

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s company has been the target of multiple lawsuits over the years, with claims ranging from sex discrimination to rape.

Investigating Mike Bloomberg’s nondisclosure agreements, lawsuits

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s company has been the target of multiple lawsuits over the years, with claims ranging from sex discrimination to rape.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During the presidential debate on Wednesday in Nevada, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders responded to a question about some of his supporters who can be vicious online: “We have over 10.6…

Are ‘Bernie Bros’ hurting Sanders’ campaign?

During the presidential debate on Wednesday in Nevada, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders responded to a question about some of his supporters who can be vicious online: “We have over 10.6…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.

6 takeaways from the Nevada Democratic debate

It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.

from NPR

The president calls himself a “very stable genius,” and stories from a new book by that name are already part of Trump lore. He was confused about Pearl Harbor.

Is President Trump a very stable genius?

The president calls himself a “very stable genius,” and stories from a new book by that name are already part of Trump lore. He was confused about Pearl Harbor.

from To the Point

Today at 12:15 PM, Pete Buttigieg is participating in a town hall at USC Bovard Auditorium. He also has an evening fundraiser for his campaign.

Feb. 20: Buttigieg at USC

Today at 12:15 PM, Pete Buttigieg is participating in a town hall at USC Bovard Auditorium. He also has an evening fundraiser for his campaign.

from News Stories

A special live recording of All The President’s Lawyers.

The wave of pardons

A special live recording of All The President’s Lawyers.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

6 Democrats are set to debate in Nevada. Here's what you need to know

Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

from NPR

A group of federal judges held an emergency meeting today to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s actions in some high-profile political cases that involve Roger Stone and Michael…

Justice Department faces crisis of confidence

A group of federal judges held an emergency meeting today to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s actions in some high-profile political cases that involve Roger Stone and Michael…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For decades, the political parties played a major role in ensuring a preferred, unifying candidate made it to the top of the ticket in presidential elections.

The waning power of political parties in nominating presidential candidates

For decades, the political parties played a major role in ensuring a preferred, unifying candidate made it to the top of the ticket in presidential elections.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

Take Me To Your Dealer: A KCRW Joint

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

from Greater LA

Malaysian-born comedian and actor Ronny Chieng (“The Daily Show,” “Crazy Rich Asians”) is out with a new Netflix special called “Asian Comedian Destroys America!"

Comedian Ronny Chieng on why America needs an Asian president

Malaysian-born comedian and actor Ronny Chieng (“The Daily Show,” “Crazy Rich Asians”) is out with a new Netflix special called “Asian Comedian Destroys America!"

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From impeachment acquittal to taking revenge.

The revenge tour

From impeachment acquittal to taking revenge.

from Left, Right & Center

For some people, Cupid strikes on the campaign trail. Just imagine the political organizers who have spent months rallying potential voters in Iowa.

Finding love on the campaign trail

For some people, Cupid strikes on the campaign trail. Just imagine the political organizers who have spent months rallying potential voters in Iowa.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand