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.

Jon Stewart's Final Show: The Evolution of 'The Daily Show'

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

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LGBTQ teens can have a good time in a safe space at the annual Santa Monica High School Queer Prom without the fear of experiencing hate or discrimination.

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California politicians have adopted some of the most stringent gun controls in the nation, but the state is still flooded with firearms.

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LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.

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The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

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The City of Los Angeles aims to inject $8.5 million directly into nine neighborhoods that have faced systemic inequities through its first participatory budget program.

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The story behind the Republican Cherry is as rich and complex as the flavor itself.

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Karen Bass and Rick Caruso both are running mayoral campaigns on misperceptions and ignorance about how LA works, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

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The Supreme Court has struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case establishing a nationwide right to an abortion. Now - millions of Americans will lose access to abortion care.