Jason A. Johnson

Morgan State University / TheRoot.com

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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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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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For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.

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Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.

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There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

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