Ben Quinn

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Seven years ago, Prime Minister Tony Blair made Britain America’s most prominent ally in the war in Iraq, ultimately committing 40,000 soldiers.

Tony Blair Testifies about the Iraq War

Seven years ago, Prime Minister Tony Blair made Britain America’s most prominent ally in the war in Iraq, ultimately committing 40,000 soldiers.

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LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

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