Bill Straub

Washington-based political columnist for the Northern Kentucky Tribune and KyForward.com

Bill Straub on KCRW

Joe Biden is already putting together his transition team. But Republicans will likely still control the Senate.

Biden wins. But how will Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell work with him?

Joe Biden is already putting together his transition team. But Republicans will likely still control the Senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Why does affordable housing take so long and cost so much to build? KCRW’s Anna Scott and KQED’s Saul Gonzalez team up to find answers.

from Greater LA

Native tribes across the nation are fearful that the Supreme Court may review Brackeen v. Haaland this term.

from KCRW Features

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh and Ken talk about the indictment of Steve Bannon, the end of Summer Zervos’ defamation lawsuit against former President Trump, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Torture victim Majid Khan’s lawyer J. Wells Dixon joins Robert Scheer to discuss his client’s shocking testimony about the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation tactics.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

from Left, Right & Center