Benjamin Oreskes

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Many of LA’s midterm races are still too close to call. That includes the mayoral face-off between Rep. Karen Bass and Rick Caruso. Results won’t be known for days.

No winner yet in LA mayor's race, but could Robert Luna be next sheriff?

Many of LA’s midterm races are still too close to call. That includes the mayoral face-off between Rep. Karen Bass and Rick Caruso. Results won’t be known for days.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Audio leaked over the weekend of three Latino members of LA City Council making racist comments in October 2021. Today Nury Martinez resigned as president.

Is Black-Latino solidarity in jeopardy after leaked LA City Council audio?

Audio leaked over the weekend of three Latino members of LA City Council making racist comments in October 2021. Today Nury Martinez resigned as president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the race to become LA’s next mayor, Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso are trading barbs over their history with scandal-plagued USC.

Bass and Caruso’s USC controversies: How much do they matter to voters?

In the race to become LA’s next mayor, Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso are trading barbs over their history with scandal-plagued USC.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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