Jake Sherman

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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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John Kiriakou joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of the whistleblower, sentenced to 45 months in prison for revealing how often drone strikes kill civilians.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

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It’s not RICO, but this is the final episode of All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The U.S.-Mexico border is set to reopen following a long shutdown to all but “essential” traffic.” This will likely bring heavy traffic, sanitation issues and crimes.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.

from Zócalo's Connecting California