Sarah Wire

LA Times

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Reporter for the LA Times.

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We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

California’s growing clout in Washington

We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on Tuesday.

California Congressman and wife indicted on scores of campaign finance charges

San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced today that he plans to leave Congress at the end of this year.

What it means for California if Kevin McCarthy becomes House Speaker

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced today that he plans to leave Congress at the end of this year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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