Joseph Birkenstock

former Chief Counsel, Democratic National Committee

Guest

Former Chief Counsel to the Democratic National Committee, now an attorney in Washington, DC

Joseph Birkenstock on KCRW

With a vote of 341 to 79, many Democrats joined Republicans today in  condemnation of MoveOn.org  for its  full-page ad  calling General David Petraeus "General BetrayUs."

MoveOn, the Democrats and Iraq

With a vote of 341 to 79, many Democrats joined Republicans today in condemnation of MoveOn.org for its full-page ad calling General David Petraeus "General BetrayUs."

from To the Point

More from KCRW

“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

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA

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

Last week, the Democratic-controlled House passed legislation to form a select committee to investigate what spurred the breach of the Capitol on January 6th and what happened on the…

from KCRW Features

San Jose could become the first city in the U.S. to require gun owners to carry liability insurance. It’s also exploring the introduction of an annual fee for all gun owners.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s nightclubs are back, ushering in a “Roaring 20s” momentum.

from Greater LA

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

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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