Sophia Nelson

author, journalist and CNN legal and political analyst. pre-law professor at Christopher Newport University; former Republican House committee counsel

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Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said on Tuesday night that it’s not his place — nor Donald Trump’s — to declare victory in this election.

Republicans had a strong election night, but Joe Biden may eke out a win over Trump

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said on Tuesday night that it’s not his place — nor Donald Trump’s — to declare victory in this election.

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On Sunday, Nov. 8, about 200 Trump supporters lined up on Santa Monica Blvd., protesting that the Democratic party stole the presidential election from Donald Trump.

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Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

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Publicly-funded media models make a lot of Americans nervous, but Victor Pickard argues it may be the only way to repair our tattered democracy.

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Dennis Kucinich, former Ohio congressman and mayor of Cleveland, weighs in on what the Democratic Party keeps getting wrong.

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Doug Emhoff, an LA-based entertainment lawyer who hasn’t been overtly political, married Kamala Harris in 2014. When she takes office as U.S.

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This morning, Jackie Lacey conceded to former George Gascón in the race for Los Angeles County’s next district attorney.

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President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

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Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

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