Mary Matalin

CNN

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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

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Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

from Greater LA

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

from Greater LA

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

from KCRW Features

Dodger Stadium went from the world’s largest COVID-19 testing site to the country’s largest vaccination site. It has the capacity to give shots to 12,000 patients per day.

from Greater LA

The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with David Dayen and Lanhee Chen about Congress getting organized for the Biden presidency, the fight over the filibuster and major legislation, and foreign policy in…

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