Jack Pitney

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Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, author of American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship, and co-author of Epic Journey, on the 2008 presidential election; former Republican strategist

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On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

Will there be backfire to Trump’s ad linking a Mexican immigrant to Democrats?

On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About half of Californians support President Trump wanting to temporarily ban people from Muslim-majority countries, and a quarter say it’s very important to increase deportations of…

Not all Californians are onboard with the Trump resistance

About half of Californians support President Trump wanting to temporarily ban people from Muslim-majority countries, and a quarter say it’s very important to increase deportations of…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Wacky and totally unhinged” is how President Trump described California billionaire Tom Steyer on Twitter.

Why liberal billionaire Tom Steyer thinks he can get Trump impeached

“Wacky and totally unhinged” is how President Trump described California billionaire Tom Steyer on Twitter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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