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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally Friday morning at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum at the Port of Los Angeles.

The State of LA’s Ports

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally Friday morning at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum at the Port of Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Several hundred clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – without a contract for two-and-a-half years – began a strike last week.

Seventh Day of Strike at the Ports of LA and Long Beach

Several hundred clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – without a contract for two-and-a-half years – began a strike last week.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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LA County became the first in the nation to hit 1 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Five new mass vaccination sites are opening today in LA County, and Angelenos ages 65 and up can start getting vaccinated this Thursday.

Nielsen released year-end streaming data for 2020, and more minutes were spent watching “The Office” on Netflix than any other show.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

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

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

from KCRW Features

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

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the recording of President Trump’s phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers