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Dan Schnur

Dan Schnur

Guest/Host

Dan Schnur is an adjunct professor and former executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, at the University of Southern California, where he is the founding director of the Dornsife/LA Times Poll. A former Republican political strategist and visiting lecturer in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, he also served as chairman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission and as director of communications for John McCain's 2000 presidential campaign.

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Israel’s recent “national unity” law calls the country “unique” to the Jewish people. But 21 percent of Israelis are Arabs. Do Jewish values conflict with pluralistic democracy?

The Jewish State of Israel: Democracy or Apartheid?

Israel’s recent “national unity” law calls the country “unique” to the Jewish people. But 21 percent of Israelis are Arabs. Do Jewish values conflict with pluralistic democracy?

from To the Point

California Democrats are banking that the anti-Trump movement will thrust their candidates into seats that have not been blue in decades.

The politics of against

California Democrats are banking that the anti-Trump movement will thrust their candidates into seats that have not been blue in decades.

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Donald Trump is in California Tuesday. Even though he considers it enemy territory, he’ll be raising money at a Republican Party fundraiser in Beverly Park.

Who is going to Trump's GOP fundraiser in Los Angeles?

Donald Trump is in California Tuesday. Even though he considers it enemy territory, he’ll be raising money at a Republican Party fundraiser in Beverly Park.

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