Katy Murphy

San Jose Mercury News

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Higher education reporter for the San Jose Mercury-News

Katy Murphy on KCRW

President Trump’s willingness to disparage members of his own party has put the media focus on the  GOP’s infighting , while the party’s agenda founders.

What does it mean to be a Republican, and a Republican in California?

President Trump’s willingness to disparage members of his own party has put the media focus on the GOP’s infighting , while the party’s agenda founders.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California lawmakers took the first step in approving a single-payer health care plan.

Single payer. But who pays?

California lawmakers took the first step in approving a single-payer health care plan.

from The Mixer

Stanford University notified students via a surprising back-to-school email   Monday  , that hard liquor will no longer be allowed at undergrad parties on campus.

Will Stanford’s hard alcohol ban make students safer?

Stanford University notified students via a surprising back-to-school email Monday , that hard liquor will no longer be allowed at undergrad parties on campus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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