California politics commentary for Politico.
Senator Cory Booker is the most recent Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. Eight so far have announced they’re planning to run.
Feb. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The people who most want to get rid of the president -- progressive Democrats -- are meeting in New Orleans.
Aug. 3, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California Democrats are meeting this weekend in San Diego for their annual convention.
Feb. 24, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Apr. 11from To the Point
In recent years, nonprofit workers and advocates have been trying to change how we describe unhoused people.
Mar. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Also in the show: President Trump’s first veto in defense of his border wall, Boeing, and college admissions scandal
Mar. 15from Left, Right & Center
Unqualified kids are admitted to some of America’s most prestigious institutions. Parents, administrators and coaches face criminal charges.
Mar. 21from To the Point
Ken joined Josh Barro on this week's Left, Right & Center episode to discuss the Mueller report with Rich Lowry and Christine Emba
Apr. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
A book bound in the skin of its author causes eye-rolls for its modern-day caretakers.
Mar. 27from Here Be Monsters
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.
Mar. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In his letter to Congress, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr wrote that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report showed no Russian collusion during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Mar. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves. In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.
Mar. 28from To the Point