Jesse McKinley

New York Times

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Reporter, and former San Francisco Bureau Chief, for the New York Times, he's part of the paper's "How We Live" team

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Voters in New York are going to the polls on Thursday. Actress Cynthia Nixon -- Miranda from “Sex in the City” -- is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary.

Why Cynthia Nixon wants to be the next NY governor

Voters in New York are going to the polls on Thursday. Actress Cynthia Nixon -- Miranda from “Sex in the City” -- is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than one hundred of California's best known chefs are  lobbying in Sacramento  for repeal of a law passed more than seven years ago.

The Latest Food Fight in Sacramento

More than one hundred of California's best known chefs are lobbying in Sacramento for repeal of a law passed more than seven years ago.

from Which Way, L.A.?

A tax on marijuana could raise $1.4 billion in revenue for California, the first state to  legalize marijuana for medical use  and one that could really use the money.

Legalization of Marijuana Gets a Hearing in Sacramento

A tax on marijuana could raise $1.4 billion in revenue for California, the first state to legalize marijuana for medical use and one that could really use the money.

from To the Point

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Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“I am honored to accept his nomination to serve in this role,'' Garcetti said in a statement. “I love Los Angeles and will always be an Angeleno.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro, Gustavo Arellano and Megan McArdle discuss the politics of investigating the January 6 insurrection, Congress’ big pile of homework, the delta variant and masks, and…

from Left, Right & Center

Ken and Josh discuss the Avenatti trial(s), the DOJ’s decision on Mo Brooks, and how you get really, really wealthy people to show up for court.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Megan McArdle talk about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution, breakthrough COVID-19 infections, and whether you should worry about inflation.

from Left, Right & Center

Heat and drought are both straining the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When you see Governor Gavin Newsom’s name on the recall ballot this September 14, you won’t see the word Democrat alongside it.

from KCRW Features

CNN’s Ron Brownstein says LA was so creative with music, movies, and TV in the 1970s that it’s still shaping American politics today.

from To the Point

Marion Nestle’s book “Unsavory Truths” contains shocking revelations about how the science that influences what we eat is corrupted by corporate interests.

from Scheer Intelligence