Marianne LeVine

congressional reporter, Politico

Marianne LeVine on KCRW

The Senate passed The First Step Act on Tuesday, which includes the most substantial changes in a generation to the federal prison system and sentencing laws.

Senate passes sweeping criminal justice bill -- what does a man who spent some 20 years in prison think of it?

The Senate passed The First Step Act on Tuesday, which includes the most substantial changes in a generation to the federal prison system and sentencing laws.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Jonathan Taplin joins Robert Scheer to discuss his new memoir about the time he spent among rock-and-roll royalty like Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.

from Scheer Intelligence

Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Ben Ehrenreich about his recent New Republic article titled “We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide.”

from To the Point

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

This year kicked off with an alarming rise in shootings in Los Angeles, according to the LAPD’s public stats. Homicides are up, robberies are down, rapes are down, car thefts are up.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In this special episode, Josh Barro speaks with RonNell Andersen Jones of the University of Utah College of Law about new developments in defamation law.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

UCLA runs a website that has COVID-19 resources in 60 languages, and that number is growing.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the decision to halt distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the tug of war over corporate tax rate, Russia…

from Left, Right & Center