Matt Flegenheimer

reporter covering national politics for the NY Times

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During the presidential debate on Wednesday in Nevada, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders responded to a question about some of his supporters who can be vicious online: “We have over 10.6…

Are ‘Bernie Bros’ hurting Sanders’ campaign?

During the presidential debate on Wednesday in Nevada, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders responded to a question about some of his supporters who can be vicious online: “We have over 10.6…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Eighteen candidates have announced their bid for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

There are 18 Democrats running for president. Why do new candidates keep throwing their hats in the ring?

Eighteen candidates have announced their bid for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama is back on the campaign trail, playing catch-up with Mitt Romney while visibly keeping track of disaster recovery.

Life Gets Back to Normal for Some in Manhattan

President Obama is back on the campaign trail, playing catch-up with Mitt Romney while visibly keeping track of disaster recovery.

from To the Point

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This morning, Jackie Lacey conceded to former George Gascón in the race for Los Angeles County’s next district attorney.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sun, sand, and surf are all synonymous with Southern California’s famous beaches.

from Greater LA

Publicly-funded media models make a lot of Americans nervous, but Victor Pickard argues it may be the only way to repair our tattered democracy.

from Scheer Intelligence

Over the last three decades, Californians have swung from “tough on crime” conservatism to a more lenient, less punitive approach to criminal justice.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White return to this post-election world. What’s President Trump suing over now?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A lopsided victory for the measure to keep Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart drivers classified as contractors with limited job benefits puts labor groups on defense.

from KCRW Features

Before COVID-19, street vendor Heleo Leyva ran Quesadillas Tepexco, an East Hollywood food stand. But as the virus began to spread, he was forced to shut down.

from Greater LA

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Broadcast news ratings were down this year compared to 2016. Cable news ratings remained stable compared to the last election, led by a strong showing from Fox News viewers.

from Hollywood Breakdown