FROM Daniel Garza
GOP Debate The GOP presidential candidates gathered at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley yesterday. One of the hot topics was immigration. But they touched on a lot of issues during the three hour debate.
Courting Latino Voters If you compare the field of Democratic and Republican presidential candidates - they couldn’t be more different. The Democrats have a clear front-runner. The Republicans have a dozen or so candidates fighting to distinguish themselves from the pack. One thing both parties do have in common - they’re aggressively courting the Latino vote. According to the Pew Research Center, 25 million Latinos were eligible to vote in the midterm elections. And that number is expected to be even higher in 2016.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?