Washington correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers
After the failure of the GOP’s attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, there’s been much talk about deep fractures in the Republican party.
Apr. 3, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In a rare show of bipartisanship, Congress passed a five-year farm bill today with the Senate expected to follow suit.
Jan. 29, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
The federal budget bill that still awaits final approval on Friday is 459 pages long, and nowhere does the word "California" appear, but this state accounts for about 10 percent of…
Apr. 13, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
This week, Gov. Gavin Newsom said California could face a $54 billion shortfall if the federal government doesn’t provide help.
May. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As cities nationwide smoulder with rage after a weekend of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s brother appeals for calm.
Jun. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features
California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year, but the financial aid…
May. 18from KCRW Features
It’s tough to maintain social distance inside jails and prisons. California officials are turning to zero cash bail so some inmates are released early.
May. 18from Greater LA
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
Physicians use micromorts to measure the likelihood of death from an activity. A micromort equates to a one in 1 million chance of dying.
May. 28from KCRW Features
This special edition of Weekend All Things Considered includes NPR's Michel Martin's interviews with NAACP's Cornell Brooks, Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby, Rev.
May. 31from All Things Considered
Apple is upping their movie game and putting their stamp on an awards-caliber film.
May. 29from Hollywood Breakdown