David Folkenflik

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On the morning of Election Day, President Trump made one of his regular calls into the morning show “Fox and Friends.” He sounded tired.

Newsmax and One America News are luring Trump supporters after Fox called Arizona for Biden

On the morning of Election Day, President Trump made one of his regular calls into the morning show “Fox and Friends.” He sounded tired.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was a frequent guest on Bubba The Love Sponge Show about a decade ago, where he made many misogynistic, racist and homophobic comments.

How Fox News’ Tucker Carlson went from conservative talk show host to alt-right darling

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was a frequent guest on Bubba The Love Sponge Show about a decade ago, where he made many misogynistic, racist and homophobic comments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

The Bezos-AMI story isn’t just about the world’s richest man taking on a tawdry tabloid

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

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Joseph Carson has spent most of his career as a federal employee challenging everything from the country’s nuclear weapons program to its whistleblower adjudication infrastructure.

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An influx of patients is straining already short-staffed hospitals, and some have canceled elective surgeries, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the San Fernando…

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Alberto Carvalho announced today that he’s leaving his job as the head of Miami-Dade County Public Schools to become the next superintendent of LA Unified School District.

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

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Since Californians voted to legalize recreational marijuana five years ago, almost 20 states now allow recreational reefer, and polls show roughly two-thirds of Americans support…

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

As the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into the insurrection continues, Rep. Pete Aguilar tells KCRW that he won’t rule out subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy.

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