Madeleine Smithberg

Television producer and writer

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Television producer and writer; co-creator of The Daily Show

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As the Republicans staged the first debate of next year's campaign, another TV performer stepped down last night.

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As the Republicans staged the first debate of next year's campaign, another TV performer stepped down last night.

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California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

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California lawmakers are pushing to pay addicts not to use illegal drugs.

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Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history.

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The Caldor Fire has burned more than 200,00 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and 53,000 residents of South Lake Tahoe have evacuated.

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If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.

Hawaii is experiencing its highest number of COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths since the pandemic began.

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While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.

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