Raphe Sonenshein

Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA

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Raphe Sonenshein on KCRW

Vice presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Mike Pence will debate tonight at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

What to watch for during vice presidential debate, and where the LA district attorney race stands

Vice presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Mike Pence will debate tonight at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Relations between embattled LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Board of Supervisors have hit a new low.

Growing calls for LA Sheriff Villanueva to resign are ‘unprecedented’

Relations between embattled LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Board of Supervisors have hit a new low.

from KCRW Features

Reinstating affirmative action could be on the November ballot in California.

California banned affirmative action in the 90s, voters might reinstate it in the fall

Reinstating affirmative action could be on the November ballot in California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory are targeting incumbent lawmakers with vicious online attacks and death threats.

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More than 5 million Californians have already cast ballots in the general election. That’s roughly 24% of all registered voters. There are still 12 days to go.

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The Census count ends midnight Hawaii time. The Supreme Court earlier this week allowed the Trump administration to cut the Census count by about two weeks.

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Much of President Donald Trump’s image revolves around an aggressive, alpha dog persona. It appeals to many men and women in America.

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Commentator Joe Mathews remembers Jim Ho and Leondra Kruger as high school friends and co-editors of the school newspaper during their days at Polytechnic High School in Pasadena.

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President Trump told Americans in late January that the government was ready for coronavirus. In an interview with CNBC, on the day Seattle recorded the first U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Win or lose, Joe Biden has a personal story of tragedy and ultimate survival.

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