Lisa De Pasquale

conservative journalist and autho

Lisa De Pasquale is a former contributor to The Federalist.  She is also the former Director of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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CNN reports that Donald Trump was surprised to learn he'll have to appoint an entirely new White House staff. There's passionate conflict over his choice of two top leaders.

Does the President-elect want a divided White House?

CNN reports that Donald Trump was surprised to learn he'll have to appoint an entirely new White House staff. There's passionate conflict over his choice of two top leaders.

from To the Point

Against a background of police killings, terrorism and an attempted coup in Turkey, Republicans are gathered in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump.

The Trump National Convention in Cleveland

Against a background of police killings, terrorism and an attempted coup in Turkey, Republicans are gathered in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump.

from To the Point

Donald Trump is reportedly on the verge of choosing a running mate, with Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie supposedly all among the finalists.

Will Donald Trump Face a Convention Coup?

Donald Trump is reportedly on the verge of choosing a running mate, with Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie supposedly all among the finalists.

from To the Point

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It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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This week, Kevin de León will be sworn in as a new member of the LA City Council. He’ll represent downtown, Boyle Heights, and parts of northeast Los Angeles.

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Josh Barro speaks to new panelists Christine Emba and Tim Carney about the night of two town halls, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing and an epidemiologist’s take on schools.

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T he Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The debate starts at 6 a.m. PT.

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We live in a two-party system, but sometimes it takes a nudge from the margins to get things done.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The first day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett kicked off today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand