Kathryn Olmsted

Author and history professor, UC Davis

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Historian at UC Davis; Author of Right Out of California

Kathryn Olmsted on KCRW

California has recall fever. More than 70 elected officials across the state have faced recall efforts since the beginning of this year, most notably Governor Gavin Newsom.

CA recall election special: Why so many CA politicians are targeted, and what you can expect

California has recall fever. More than 70 elected officials across the state have faced recall efforts since the beginning of this year, most notably Governor Gavin Newsom.

from Greater LA

Donald Trump spent a week at the Republican National Convention repeating his campaign promise to “make America great again.”

The early roots of GOP talking points

Donald Trump spent a week at the Republican National Convention repeating his campaign promise to “make America great again.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

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Aaron Maté joins Robert Scheer to discuss the damning new Justice Department evidence that the Hillary Clinton campaign conspired to finance and promote the totally fraudulent “Steele…

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