Jason A. Johnson

journalism and communication professor at Morgan State University and political contributor at MSNBC

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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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Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said on Tuesday night that it’s not his place — nor Donald Trump’s — to declare victory in this election.

Republicans had a strong election night, but Joe Biden may eke out a win over Trump

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said on Tuesday night that it’s not his place — nor Donald Trump’s — to declare victory in this election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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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The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

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Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

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Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

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Ken and Josh discuss the Trump Organization, “felonious” behavior and the fate of the very recognizable defendant known as the QAnon Shaman.

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At the United Nations, President Biden is trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

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California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

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Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

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