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Photo credit: U.S. House Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) speaks about the passage of the "Dream Act" in the House of Representatives in Washington, December 17, 2010. The Dream Act legislation allows young individuals who were brought into the U.S. illegally by their parents to gain a legal status by completing two years of college or military service. (Hyungwon Kang/ Reuters)

For Rep. Judy Chu, alarm bells raised over ICE immigration raids 6 MIN, 46 SEC

Local congresswoman Judy Chu says she’s receiving panicked calls from her constituents and no answers from immigration officials about deportations.

Guests:
Judy Chu, Congresswoman (D-CA)

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California members of Congress say they aren't getting answers on immigration raids: 'My constituents are freaked out'

Can the government function with a White House in disarray? 10 MIN, 10 SEC

The National Security Advisor has resigned. There were repeated contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence officials. Today, Trump suggested a stark departure from decades of U.S. policy regarding the two-state solution. Is this part of the disruption Donald Trump promised? Or is his White House out of control?

Guests:
Josh Barro, Host of Left, Right & Center (@jbarro)

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‘Unbelievable Turmoil’: Trump’s First Month Leaves Washington Reeling

California takes lessons from Colorado on legal marijuana 8 MIN, 57 SEC

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper met with California lawmakers this week to discuss recreational weed. Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, and Hickenlooper said the state made a lot of mistakes while rolling out its policies. Lawmakers in California are scrambling to figure out regulations before full legalization next year.

Guests:
Peter Hecht, Author of "Weed Land", Senior Writer at Sacramento Bee (@phecht_sacbee)
Hilary Bricken, Harris Bricken / Canna Law Group (@CannaBizLawyer)

Defining masculinity in the age of Trump 14 MIN, 48 SEC

America’s president embodies the most traditional – though some say toxic – aspects of masculinity. We have a roundtable discussion on what it means to be a man now.

Guests:
Michael Kimmel, Professor of Sociology, State University of New York-Stony Brook
Maer Roshan, FourTwoNine

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What does it mean to be a good man? Redefining masculinity in the age of Donald Trump
How to Be a Man in the Age of Trump

How dying retail stores stay alive 8 MIN, 8 SEC

Many big name stores are on the brink of bankruptcy, including Sears, J. Crew and Payless. They’re losing the fight against online shopping, yet they keep their doors open.

Guests:
Miriam Gottfried, Wall Street Journal (@miriamgottfried)

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