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Bill Whalen

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Research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and contributor to Forbes magazine; advisor to the 1992 Bush-Quayle presidential campaign, and chief speechwriter for then-Governor Pete Wilson; former consultant for California politicians including former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and former LA mayor Richard Riordan

Bill Whalen on KCRW

Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez told prospective voters    Saturday    at a Whittier car show that her opponent in the US Senate race, Kamala Harris, is a San Franciscan.

Where Does the Power Base in California Politics Reside?

Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez told prospective voters Saturday at a Whittier car show that her opponent in the US Senate race, Kamala Harris, is a San Franciscan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Donald Trump's march to the White House may have riled the Republican establishment, but it's giving Democrats fresh hope that they can reclaim control of the Senate in November.

The Race for Control of the Senate and the "Trump Effect"

Donald Trump's march to the White House may have riled the Republican establishment, but it's giving Democrats fresh hope that they can reclaim control of the Senate in November.

from To the Point

Tomorrow's contests in South Carolina and Nevada will be an important test of whether establishment candidates still have a shot in this election year.

A Tale of Two States in the Race for the White House

Tomorrow's contests in South Carolina and Nevada will be an important test of whether establishment candidates still have a shot in this election year.

from To the Point

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