Laura Swisher

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As California’s youngest-ever governor in 1975, many Californians didn’t know what to make of Jerry Brown.

Jerry Brown: From Governor ‘Moonbeam’ to the ‘Adult in the Room’

As California’s youngest-ever governor in 1975, many Californians didn’t know what to make of Jerry Brown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton for President Thursday. The president met earlier in the day with Bernie Sanders, who is already looking ahead to the party convention in July.

How Will Bernie Sanders Influence the Democratic Party Platform?

President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton for President Thursday. The president met earlier in the day with Bernie Sanders, who is already looking ahead to the party convention in July.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It appears Hillary Clinton will be the first woman in history to be nominated by a major American political party for the presidency. But     Bernie Sanders is digging in.

Clinton Claims Victory, Sanders Digs In. What’s Next?

It appears Hillary Clinton will be the first woman in history to be nominated by a major American political party for the presidency. But Bernie Sanders is digging in.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

from Left, Right & Center

It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.

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Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?

Attorney General William Barr testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons. Its main theme song, “A Song of Fire and Ice,” has become iconic and recognizable among millions of fans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s a rise of so-called grey divorces, which involve couples in their 50s and older.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand