Fred Smoller

Professor of Political Science at Chapman University

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Professor of Political Science and political pollster at Chapman University in Orange, California

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Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen described the president as a racist, a conman, and a cheat during Cohen’s hearing before the House Oversight Committee today.

Michael Cohen implicates Trump in bank fraud, tax fraud, and campaign finance felonies

Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen described the president as a racist, a conman, and a cheat during Cohen’s hearing before the House Oversight Committee today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Orange County is no longer a bastion of white Republicanism; it has its own brand of political diversity.

An Electoral Nightmare and Ethnic Politics in the OC

Orange County is no longer a bastion of white Republicanism; it has its own brand of political diversity.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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This week , Apple released a software update that would let its device users decide whether to share their data and activities with apps and websites.

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Southern California has a unique relationship with climate change. So what’s happening now? How did we get here? And what can we do? This first episode of "In Our Backyard."

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The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

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Many people in LA and across the nation have long called for significant changes to policing and public safety. But that can mean different things to different people.

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As President Biden approaches his 100th day in office, he plans to address a Joint Session of Congress.

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about a conflict between the FBI and the Department of Justice about the aftermath of the insurrection, Matt Gaetz, and more.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

from Zócalo's Connecting California