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Sen. Feinstein on her re-election campaign and the judiciary post-Kavanaugh 21 MIN, 22 SEC

California’s Senior Senator -- Dianne Feinstein -- leads challenger Kevin de León by double digits in the polls. Both are Democrats. Feinstein seems headed for re-election. We talk to her about her forum with Kevin de Leon on Wednesday; what’s happening with the Judiciary Committee after the Brett Kavanaugh hearings; the way she and Democrats handled allegations from Christine Blasey Ford; her stance on health care, and more.

Guests:
Dianne Feinstein, California State Senator (@SenFeinstein)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein: ‘Confrontation is not going to solve the problem’

LA Mayor Garcetti over the fight over homeless housing in Venice 13 MIN

LA is planning to open 15 new homeless shelters in the city, one in every council district. There have been protests in Koreatown and Sherman Oaks over shelters planned. Last night, there was a raucous meeting in Venice. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Mike Bonin, and LAPD Chief Michel Moore were all there. We speak with the mayor about it.

Guests:
Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles (@MayorOfLA)

‘The Sentence’ shows ripple effects of the war on drugs 15 MIN, 31 SEC

Cindy Valdez spent six years rebuilding her life after her drug dealer boyfriend was murdered. She got married, had three daughters, and lived a happy life. But that ended when she was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for crimes tied to her past life. Her story is in a new documentary about how mandatory minimum sentences upend the lives of entire families.

Guests:
Rudy Valdez, Filmmaker, director of ‘The Sentence' (@thereelrudyv)

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