Monique Pressley

legal analyst and former criminal defense attorney

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Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

Derek Chauvin trial week 1 takeaways: An emotional witness stand and new footage

Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A lifetime fighting for social justice, digital literacy, and access to information helped South LA native Tracie D. Hall snag the eminent Literarian Award.

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As votes are still being counted for the midterm elections, panelists discuss why neither Republicans nor Democrats are celebrating, why the right underperformed, and how this election…

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Panelists discuss the current state of Russia’s war against Ukraine, how democracy is shifting across the globe, and the legacy of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Voters in California, Vermont, and Michigan enshrined the right to an abortion in their state constitutions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Have questions about a statewide proposition? Or want to know more about a candidate’s platform? We want to hear from you.

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Former New York Times and Washington Post Media Critic Margaret Sullivan says America faces a threat to democracy.

from To the Point

As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New LA City Council President Paul Krekorian says he supports having more members on the council and creating an independent redistricting commission.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss a crucial Senate race in the fight for congressional majority, how President Joe Biden and Donald Trump are defending their parties, and the future of affirmative…

from Left, Right & Center