Lynn Vavreck

professor of American politics at UCLA

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Professor of Political Science at UCLA and a contributor to the New York Times’ news and data project, The Upshot; co-author of The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election

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New research from UCLA suggests that offering incentives could help get more shots into weary arms.

Cash, gift cards, free beer: Possible incentives for skeptics to get COVID vaccines

New research from UCLA suggests that offering incentives could help get more shots into weary arms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.

California primary’s impact on Democrats, big oil’s misinformation campaign

California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.

from To the Point

Hillary Clinton would be America's first woman president, and Donald Trump isn't hesitating to use that against her.

Presidential Campaign: It's the "Woman's Card" v. the "Man's Card"

Hillary Clinton would be America's first woman president, and Donald Trump isn't hesitating to use that against her.

from To the Point

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The standard Netflix plan now costs $15.49 a month — 50 cents more than HBO Max. Some subscribers may cancel, but the price will likely continue to rise as Netflix grows.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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Some in the cannabis sector say their industry is on the verge of collapse. Could the new budget proposal by Governor Gavin Newsom help avert the crisis?

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LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

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Arooj Aftab is nominated for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammys. She sings in mostly Urdu, and her work is inspired by an ancient form of Islamic poetry.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

COVID-19 ushered in a wave of changes, and for some, that meant a change of address, as Californians looked to new places for different opportunities.

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

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