Matthew Continetti

Washington Free Beacon

Guest/Host

Opinion Editor of the Weekly Standard and editor of the newly launched Washington Free Beacon; author of The Persecution of Sarah Palin and The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine

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Chaos in Yemen, Change in Saudi Arabia,State of the Union, Europe's Monetary Explosion

Tumult in the Arabian Peninsula, SOTU, NY Corruption

Chaos in Yemen, Change in Saudi Arabia,State of the Union, Europe's Monetary Explosion

from Left, Right & Center

The Bergdahl exchange raises questions about the Taliban, looking at the real state of the US economy, and Maureen Dowd gets really high in Colorado.

The Bergdahl Exchange, a Soft Economy, and Dowd Gets Baked

The Bergdahl exchange raises questions about the Taliban, looking at the real state of the US economy, and Maureen Dowd gets really high in Colorado.

from Left, Right & Center

Tensions in Ukraine cool off, GOP poll numbers heat up, and just what is the purpose of college sports.

Cooling Off in Ukraine, Warming Up for the GOP

Tensions in Ukraine cool off, GOP poll numbers heat up, and just what is the purpose of college sports.

from Left, Right & Center

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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

Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Californians weigh in on key propositions and legislative and congressional contests. Here's what the early returns tell us.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

from Scheer Intelligence

President-elect Joe Biden says rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change would be among his first actions after he’s sworn in.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California on Monday recorded its highest number of new cases since the pandemic began — more than 13,000 .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Tim Carney, Christine Emba and Gustavo Arellano revisit their election predictions at the end of a long Election Week

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a mandatory stay-at-home order for most of the state from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This begins Saturday and will last for one month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand