A.C. Thompson

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A.C. Thompson is an investigative reporter for ProPublica.

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Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

Secret Facebook page contains vile images and messages targeted at Border Patrol

Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump condemned Friday’s New Zealand mosque attack, but did not condemn the white supremacy motives of the gunman.

The link between Trump and white supremacists

President Trump condemned Friday’s New Zealand mosque attack, but did not condemn the white supremacy motives of the gunman.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been more than three weeks since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. But there are still a lot of lingering questions.

New PBS documentary looks at Neo-Nazis and hate in America

It’s been more than three weeks since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. But there are still a lot of lingering questions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The president tours California wildfire destruction and talks about his approach to the climate crisis.

After initial returns showed the recall failing by a nearly 70% to 30% margin, the Associated Press and TV networks called the race for Newsom.

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California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

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Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

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Former president Ronald Reagan disclosed his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis in 1994. He died a decade later.

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September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

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The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

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Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

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