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Ann Ravel

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Ann Ravel is a fellow at the New America Foundation. She is a former chair of both the Federal Election Commission and the California Fair Political Practices Commission.

Ann Ravel on KCRW

It's now common knowledge that Russia tried to influence last year's election in favor of Donald Trump. What was the role of social media?

Measuring Russian meddling in 'likes' and 're-tweets'

It's now common knowledge that Russia tried to influence last year's election in favor of Donald Trump. What was the role of social media?

from To the Point

Ann Ravel, one of the Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission, has resigned in protest to the agency’s failure to enforce campaign finance laws.

Ann Ravel on the future of campaign finance reform and why she resigned from the FEC

Ann Ravel, one of the Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission, has resigned in protest to the agency’s failure to enforce campaign finance laws.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Federal Election Commission, divided between three Democrats and three Republicans, is supposed to regulate the way political money is raised and spent.

Dysfunction at the FEC

The Federal Election Commission, divided between three Democrats and three Republicans, is supposed to regulate the way political money is raised and spent.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from KCRW Features

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats seem unlikely to give in to President Trump’s wall funding demands, making another government shutdown likely.

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We speak with California Congressman Adam Schiff about Trump’s State of the Union and what Schiff is investigating next.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Wait, what is the message, Rudy?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

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from Left, Right & Center