Josh Barro

Josh is host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center and co-host of the spin-off series All The Presidents' Lawyers. He is a columnist at Insider. Josh was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times, business columnist at New York Magazine and Business Insider's senior editor and politics editor. Before entering journalism, he worked in policy research for think tanks and as a real-estate banker at Wells Fargo. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Harvard College.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about four familiar characters: Lev Parnas, Steve Bannon, John Eastman and Michael Avenatti.

What happened to Lev Parnas, Steve Bannon, John Eastman and Michael Avenatti?

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about four familiar characters: Lev Parnas, Steve Bannon, John Eastman and Michael Avenatti.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about Kyrsten Sinema’s political ideology (or lack thereof) and whether the child care and climate proposals in the Democrats’ spending bill…

The more bad news Democrats get, the closer they are to passing Biden’s agenda

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about Kyrsten Sinema’s political ideology (or lack thereof) and whether the child care and climate proposals in the Democrats’ spending bill…

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

Testing the boundaries of executive privilege

Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

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