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Katie Cooper

Kcrw Staff/Producer

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President Trump’s first year in office has impacted Americans well beyond policy. He’s in every story, in everything, it seems.

President Trump and the imagined war on Christmas

President Trump’s first year in office has impacted Americans well beyond policy. He’s in every story, in everything, it seems.

from One Year Later

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California in 2018. Who will benefit from the potential economic boom?

The politics of pot

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California in 2018. Who will benefit from the potential economic boom?

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The richest one percent of Americans control about 38 percent of the wealth in the United States.

What the tax bill has to do with U.S. wealth inequality

The richest one percent of Americans control about 38 percent of the wealth in the United States.

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