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Tina Fey’s character in her new film, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is based on the real-life journalist Kim Barker.
Mar. 3, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Attorney General Eric Holder is being grilled by a Congressional committee today about possible scandals in two agencies with investigative powers.
May. 15, 2013from To the Point
In the case called Citizens United , the US Supreme Court took the limits off campaign contributions as long as the sources of money were made public.
Aug. 21, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.
Nov. 27from Left, Right & Center
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?
Nov. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The parts for ghost guns are sold without background checks, which means felons and kids can buy them.
Nov. 26from KCRW Features
With Thanksgiving approaching, you may be both excited and nervous about gathering with family.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program faces a big test before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Nov. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.
Nov. 20from To the Point
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand