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Jason A. Johnson

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Jason Johnson is a professor of political science and journalism at Morgan State University and the politics editor of The Root. He is a former professor of political science at Hiram College and contributor to Sirius XM's POTUS Channel.

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In this special two-hour live show, we get the national and local picture. We talk to political pros, local candidates, and Southern California voters.

After midterms, is the U.S. more divided, or can we work across the aisle?

In this special two-hour live show, we get the national and local picture. We talk to political pros, local candidates, and Southern California voters.

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More than two dozen White House staffers have resigned or been fired.

The revolving door at the White House

More than two dozen White House staffers have resigned or been fired.

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There’s a lot of buzz over the queen of all media running for president in 2020.

What do calls for Oprah 2020 say about our politics today?

There’s a lot of buzz over the queen of all media running for president in 2020.

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