Ben Austin

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When parents in Compton tried out the so-called "parent trigger," their petition was thrown out in court.

Is the 'Parent Trigger' Finally Being Given a Chance?

When parents in Compton tried out the so-called "parent trigger," their petition was thrown out in court.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Governor Brown's failure to get tax-hike extensions on the June ballot has created an atmosphere of resignation about what's called an "all-cuts" budget.

Where's the Outrage?

Governor Brown's failure to get tax-hike extensions on the June ballot has created an atmosphere of resignation about what's called an "all-cuts" budget.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Josh Barro speaks to new panelists Christine Emba and Tim Carney about the night of two town halls, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing and an epidemiologist’s take on schools.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk through the New York Times reporting on President Trump’s taxes and his “self-funded” 2016 campaign.

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