Jonathan Wilcox

Adjunct Professor of Journalism, USC

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Adjunct Professor in Journalism at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication; speechwriter for then-Governor Pete Wilson and former Communications Director for Rescue California, the 2003 recall of Governor Gray Davis

Jonathan Wilcox on KCRW

The Legislature is getting ready to vote on 28 bills running to hundreds of pages, this week’s $26 billion budget compromise.

Little Political Fallout from a Terrible Budget

The Legislature is getting ready to vote on 28 bills running to hundreds of pages, this week’s $26 billion budget compromise.

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Leon Panetta  is just the latest Californian to assume an important new role in Washington.

California's Growing Clout in DC

Leon Panetta is just the latest Californian to assume an important new role in Washington.

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Gray Davis  was recalled from the governorship because of a massive deficit.  Four years later, the man who replaced him is faced with the same problem, only this time it's bigger.  In…

Preview of the State of the State

Gray Davis was recalled from the governorship because of a massive deficit.  Four years later, the man who replaced him is faced with the same problem, only this time it's bigger.  In…

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