Ben Bradford

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Ben Bradford on KCRW

Democrats are hoping to flip Dana Rohrabacher’s seat in Orange County -- the 48th district. He’s been tied closely to Russia and President Trump’s immigration policies.

Will Republican Dana Rohrabacher will be swallowed up by a blue wave?

Democrats are hoping to flip Dana Rohrabacher’s seat in Orange County -- the 48th district. He’s been tied closely to Russia and President Trump’s immigration policies.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

News comes as a group of women, claiming widespread sexual misconduct at the California state Capitol, continue to criticize the slow initial responses from legislative leaders.

A culture of sexual misconduct in the California statehouse

News comes as a group of women, claiming widespread sexual misconduct at the California state Capitol, continue to criticize the slow initial responses from legislative leaders.

from The Mixer

What happens if you don’t like your local representative? How do you get rid of them?

When one vote leads to a recall

What happens if you don’t like your local representative? How do you get rid of them?

from The Mixer

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