Alexandra Applegate

USC Luminary fellow

USC Luminary fellow

Alexandra Applegate on KCRW

Panelists discuss surprising primary election wins, Kansas voters protecting abortion rights, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan.

Election deniers win primaries. Will voters lose faith in democracy?

Panelists discuss surprising primary election wins, Kansas voters protecting abortion rights, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan.

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Panelists discuss Senator Manchin reviving the climate agenda, Vice President Harris’ pronouns, and how divided the U.S. really is.

With Manchin’s support (finally), can Democrats pass climate bill?

Panelists discuss Senator Manchin reviving the climate agenda, Vice President Harris’ pronouns, and how divided the U.S. really is.

from Left, Right & Center

Host Gustavo Arellano and panelists discuss the latest revelations from the January 6 Select Committee, climate legislation, and rising COVID cases.

Where was Trump amid insurrection? In front of TV

Host Gustavo Arellano and panelists discuss the latest revelations from the January 6 Select Committee, climate legislation, and rising COVID cases.

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