Michael Scherer

Washington Post

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National political reporter for the Washington Post.

Michael Scherer on KCRW

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

Impeaching Trump could hurt Democrats in 2020

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.   
  House Speaker Nancy…

After impeachment vote, who will pay the price in 2020?

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  House Speaker Nancy…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign and how Bloomberg News will cover it

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Following the deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants from the U.S.-Mexico, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Journalist Stephen Davis documents in detail the lead up, cover up and aftermath of a 1990 hostage crisis that few recall.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

Western wildfires pose a much broader threat to human health than to just those forced to evacuate the path of the blazes.

from KCRW Features

State and federal lawmakers plan to introduce legislation and hold at least one oversight hearing in response to Dangerous Air, an investigation that showed smoke from western…

from KCRW Features

Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

from Scheer Intelligence

The state is still ironing out its pot policies and working on marijuana’s legal structure. Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about the latest effects of Prop 64.

from KCRW Features

Columnist Joe Mathews says two 1848 events — California’s Gold Rush and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo — re-founded the United States with different peoples, borders, and aspirations.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

from Greater LA