Michelle Cottle

member of the New York Times editorial board

Guest/Host

Washington correspondent for Newsweek and the Daily Beast; former Senior Editor for The New Republic

Michelle Cottle on KCRW

Democratic presidential candidates spent the last two nights throwing accusations at one another in the party’s second round of debates.

8 Republicans are retiring from the House. What's going on?

Democratic presidential candidates spent the last two nights throwing accusations at one another in the party’s second round of debates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While President Obama talks about oil-market manipulation and international relations, the media have been reporting about the Secret Service misbehaving with prostitutes in Colombia…

Will the Sexy Scandals Blow Back on the President?

While President Obama talks about oil-market manipulation and international relations, the media have been reporting about the Secret Service misbehaving with prostitutes in Colombia…

from To the Point

When he withdrew yesterday and endorsed  Mitt Rommey ,  Jon Huntsman  said of the Republican campaign for president, "Rather than trying to advance our common goal, this race has…

Another Debate and Big Money in Politics

When he withdrew yesterday and endorsed Mitt Rommey , Jon Huntsman said of the Republican campaign for president, "Rather than trying to advance our common goal, this race has…

from To the Point

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from Left, Right & Center

Rabbi Steve Leder’s insight on the Uvalde massacre and why we should reconsider our legacy when we die to include an ethical will.

from Life Examined

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

from Scheer Intelligence

The authors of “Let’s Agree to Disagree” offer a guide to fostering critical thinking and dialogue in a society that seems to have forgotten how to engage in either.

from Scheer Intelligence

The Supreme Court today overturned the nationwide right to an abortion. Congressman Adam Schiff says the court’s opinion could lead to other rights being taken away.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The all-Black Re-Collective Orchestra will make history on June 19 when it performs at the Hollywood Bowl’s “ Juneteenth: A Global Celebration of Freedom ” event.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists debate the likelihood of passing gun legislation, how kids might be the ones to implement change on this front, and whether Biden could have prevented inflation.

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