Raphe Sonenshein

Executive Director, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Cal State LA

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

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LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

‘No such thing as bad publicity’: How Villanueva has dominated sheriff’s race

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is running for reelection despite being plagued by several scandals. Why aren’t there strong challengers in the primary election to take him on?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With Rick Caruso’s “flashy” entrance to the LA mayoral election, the field is set for six candidates. The already contentious race may be a good thing for Angelenos.

LA mayoral race is heating up. It may be best thing since Rams won Super Bowl

With Rick Caruso’s “flashy” entrance to the LA mayoral election, the field is set for six candidates. The already contentious race may be a good thing for Angelenos.

from KCRW Features

“This is the final step of what's been a rather sophisticated rollout of hints and rumors for months,” says Raphe Sonenshein, the executive director of the Pat Brown Institute for…

Rep. Karen Bass enters LA mayor’s race, scrambling a packed political field. Which communities here support her?

“This is the final step of what's been a rather sophisticated rollout of hints and rumors for months,” says Raphe Sonenshein, the executive director of the Pat Brown Institute for…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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