Robert Barnes

Supreme Court correspondent for the Washington Post

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Robert Barnes covers the Supreme Court for the Washington Post.

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President Biden’s new economics policy has an old ring to it. Plus, KCRW looks at the Supreme Court’s last term and does a temperature check on democracy as election season heats up.

The president is pushing Bidenomics. Will voters buy it?

President Biden’s new economics policy has an old ring to it. Plus, KCRW looks at the Supreme Court’s last term and does a temperature check on democracy as election season heats up.

from Left, Right & Center

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Supreme Court appears ready to allow a citizenship question on 2020 Census

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a major case over what’s become an elemental part of American life: the cell phone.

Do police need a warrant to monitor your cell phone?

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a major case over what’s become an elemental part of American life: the cell phone.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Last year’s Hollywood strikes did not result in more reality TV production, as expected. Rather, the green lit unscripted shows are shifting to franchises and sports.

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KCRW discusses key moments in this week’s historic presidential debate. Plus, a Seattle community revisits the role of police officers in schools following a shooting.

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Neighborhood concerns over new housing, including evictions, are spurring the latest changes to Mayor Bass’ signature affordable housing policy, Executive Directive 1.

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The city of Stanton wants to tear down much of its Tina-Pacific neighborhood to build more housing. But that effort is illegal, argues a new lawsuit.

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A last-minute change will allow restaurants to keep adding surcharges despite a law that was supposed to make them illegal.

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With Joe Biden out of the presidential race, the spotlight is on Vice President Kamala Harris. But her track record as CA attorney general may come under fire.

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A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

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Although Julian Assange is free and home in his native Australia, his story and decade-long suffering at the hands of the U.S.

from Scheer Intelligence

Kim Masters and Matt Belloni discuss the tentative deal reached by the major Hollywood studios and IATSE, the union representing below-the-line workers.

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