Peter Jamison

Washington Post

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Peter Jamison covers politics and government for the Washington Post. He is a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the mayor's office and a former staff writer for the Tampa Bay Times.

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Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is  in critical condition  after being shot during a blaze of gunfire this morning during practice for a charity baseball game.

Congressman, 4 others injured in shooting at GOP baseball practice

Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is in critical condition after being shot during a blaze of gunfire this morning during practice for a charity baseball game.

from To the Point

The LA City Ethics Commission says it cannot confirm or deny whether there will be an investigation of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, after an official endorsement went out yesterday of…

A Mayoral Endorsement Flap

The LA City Ethics Commission says it cannot confirm or deny whether there will be an investigation of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, after an official endorsement went out yesterday of…

from The Mixer

When protesters against the LAPD's killing of a mentally ill black man gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's Hancock Park mansion, he went out the back door.

Mayor Garcetti Facing Heat over His Schedule

When protesters against the LAPD's killing of a mentally ill black man gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's Hancock Park mansion, he went out the back door.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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from KCRW Features

The parts for ghost guns are sold without background checks, which means felons and kids can buy them.

from KCRW Features

A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.

from Scheer Intelligence

Trojan Shelter is a new homeless shelter in LA, where college students receive three meals a day, peer-to-peer counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.

from Greater LA

The state’s legal cannabis market is on track to hit $3.1 billion in sales this year. But the unlicensed market is expected to be far larger, at an estimated $8.7 billion.

from Greater LA

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today the House Judiciary Committee heard from four legal experts on what constitutes an impeachable offense, and whether Trump’s actions related to Ukraine fit the mold.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand