Molly Reynolds

senior fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings; author of “Exceptions to the Rule: The Politics of Filibuster Limitations in the U.S. Senate”

Guest

Molly Reynolds is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. She studies Congress, with an emphasis on how congressional rules and procedure affect domestic policy outcomes

Molly Reynolds on KCRW

President Joe Biden plans to pass a COVID relief bill, build on Obamacare, and address climate change. But there is a massive hurdle in the way: the Senate filibuster .

Senate filibuster: How we got it, and whether it’s possible or even desirable to eliminate it

President Joe Biden plans to pass a COVID relief bill, build on Obamacare, and address climate change. But there is a massive hurdle in the way: the Senate filibuster .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

Washington is in crisis over budget and Mattis’ resignation

President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At a moment of historic division, the President told reporters yesterday, “The people of the United States…want to see coming together."

Is the President making a new “deal?"

At a moment of historic division, the President told reporters yesterday, “The people of the United States…want to see coming together."

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Following Saturday’s hostage situation in Texas, LA rabbi Steve Leder shares why local places of worship prioritize security training.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

from To the Point

A special LRC to mark the end of 2021 and Josh’s run as host.

from Left, Right & Center

California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

from To the Point

Josh, Liz and Ross talk about the omicron variant, vaccine fatigue and how we can get to a normal that makes sense.

from Left, Right & Center

As the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into the insurrection continues, Rep. Pete Aguilar tells KCRW that he won’t rule out subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy.

from KCRW Features

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

from Greater LA

Joseph Carson has spent most of his career as a federal employee challenging everything from the country’s nuclear weapons program to its whistleblower adjudication infrastructure.

from Scheer Intelligence

If the Supreme Court upholds the abortion laws from Texas and Mississippi, the flood gates will open for patients, driving into California to get the procedure.

from KCRW Features