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Mary Matalin

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Long-time political consultant, contributor to CNN, Editor-at-Large of Threshold Editions and Lecturer in Political Science at Loyola University in New Orleans

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We remember friend and colleague, Tony Blankley, who championed the conservative view over six years of Left Right & Center and who passed away last week.

Appreciating Tony Blankley

We remember friend and colleague, Tony Blankley, who championed the conservative view over six years of Left Right & Center and who passed away last week.

from Left, Right & Center

Today, a weak jobs report dampens hopes for the economy, Obama and Boehner split on a budget deal, "The News of the World" becomes news, a the last Shuttle mission.

Jobs; Budget; Murdoch; Space

Today, a weak jobs report dampens hopes for the economy, Obama and Boehner split on a budget deal, "The News of the World" becomes news, a the last Shuttle mission.

from Left, Right & Center

President Obama moves to silence "birthers" and shakes up his national security team. Also, Ben Bernanke holds the first news conference in Federal Reserve history.

Birthers and Bernanke; Petraeus and Panetta

President Obama moves to silence "birthers" and shakes up his national security team. Also, Ben Bernanke holds the first news conference in Federal Reserve history.

from Left, Right & Center

More from KCRW

Plus: a catch-up conversation on the 2020 field

from Left, Right & Center

Los Angeles Times reporter Patt Morrison and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer point out a surprising fact about journalism through the ages.

from Scheer Intelligence

Honestly, you know the answer already.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Also in the show: President Trump’s first veto in defense of his border wall, Boeing, and college admissions scandal

from Left, Right & Center

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

Is Roger Stone for real?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

It’s legally relevant, we promise.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers