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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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the estimated percentage of people arrested and charged in connection to the Capitol riot, the investigation of the Trump organization after…

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California Democratic Senator Alex Padilla is in Inglewood today, touring the coronavirus mass vaccination site at SoFi Stadium. “We have to get the right information out there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

KCRW’s Warren Olney talks with Ben Ehrenreich about his recent New Republic article titled “We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide.”

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In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

from KCRW Features

For thousands of Californians, the notion of “presumed innocent” has been turned on its head. They’ve waited years in jail without being tried or sentenced.

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Josh Barro talks with panelists Christine Emba and Megan McArdle about the outlook for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act amid a horrific attack aimed at Asian women…

from Left, Right & Center

Forget about that whole American Revolution thing. Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews says California could benefit from a monarchy.

from Zócalo's Connecting California