California's Prisons and a New Attorney General

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With all the votes finally counted, Attorney General-elect Kamala Harris came to Los Angeles today to claim victory and announce a laundry list of priorities, including reduction in the prison-recidivism rate. Will she give law enforcement a new look? Also, the US Supreme Court took up a lower-court order to release 40,000 inmates from the state's overcrowded institutions. Would “low risk” parolees mean an increase in crime? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, after this morning's White House meeting, the President and Republican leaders agreed that partisan gridlock is no longer acceptable to the voters. Is there a honeymoon? How long will it last? 

Banner image: Inmates at the Mule Creek State Prison sit near their bunk beds in a gymnasium that was modified to house prisoners in Ione, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images