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Jake Sherman

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Congressional reporter for Politico

Jake Sherman on KCRW

California Congressman Kevin McCarthy is expected to take over as speaker of the House at the end of the month when John Boehner officially resigns.

Kevin McCarthy's Transition

California Congressman Kevin McCarthy is expected to take over as speaker of the House at the end of the month when John Boehner officially resigns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Republican Congress today passed a bill funding continued government spending — but not for Obamacare.

House Passes Bill Defunding Obamacare, Sets Stage for Showdown

The Republican Congress today passed a bill funding continued government spending — but not for Obamacare.

from To the Point

Congress is on a week-long recess with massive spending cuts scheduled to take effect at the end of next week. Washington is reportedly getting resigned to the so-called "sequester."

Republicans Slam Obama's Stopgap Sequester Fix

Congress is on a week-long recess with massive spending cuts scheduled to take effect at the end of next week. Washington is reportedly getting resigned to the so-called "sequester."

from To the Point

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

Negotiations are back on between the teachers and LAUSD. We look at what they should be talking about with an education consultant who’s seen both sides.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff.

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Everyone is talking about Tuesday’s State of the Union, including us.

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President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

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It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

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Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

American-born journalist Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in one of Iran’s toughest prisons. He was accused of espionage.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand