Jim Thurber

Director, American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies

Guest

Professor of Political Science at American University and Founding Director of its Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies

Jim Thurber on KCRW

Democrats postponed some of their most important business until after the mid-term elections.  Now, they’re facing a lame-duck session with no appropriations bills passed and the Bush…

Can the Lame Duck Congress Get Anything Done?

Democrats postponed some of their most important business until after the mid-term elections.  Now, they’re facing a lame-duck session with no appropriations bills passed and the Bush…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Democrats are still in the majority with hopes of completing unfinished business.  Republicans want to wait until next year.

Can the Lame Duck Congress Get Anything Done?

Democrats are still in the majority with hopes of completing unfinished business.  Republicans want to wait until next year.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

George Clooney exclusively told KCRW that President Donald Trump and his family will be put “into the dustbin of history” after a Trump-supporting mob besieged the Capitol building on…

from The Business

In Washington D.C. today, at Donald Trump’s urging, thousands of people protested the results of the November election. A mob stormed the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

from Greater LA

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”

from The Business