Paul Demko

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Open enrollment for Obamacare kicks off today. The Trump administration has  cut  the sign-up period in nearly in half.

Why Trump administration seems to not want people to sign up for Obamacare

Open enrollment for Obamacare kicks off today. The Trump administration has cut the sign-up period in nearly in half.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded defeat last night after the so-called “skinny bill” to repeal Obamacare failed.

Is the GOP effort to replace Obamacare really over?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded defeat last night after the so-called “skinny bill” to repeal Obamacare failed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Health insurance giant Aetna is  pulling out  of the Affordable Care Act in 11 states.

Aetna pulls out of Obamacare

Health insurance giant Aetna is pulling out of the Affordable Care Act in 11 states.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley reportedly have no ICU space. Hospitals are creating special COVID-19 wards to handle the influx.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

from KCRW Features

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

from Greater LA

Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Trump supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to protest the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.

from KCRW Features