Steve Knight

California State Assembly

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Republican atate assemblyman from the Antelope Valley and Vice Chair of its Committee on Public Safety

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Steve Inskeep sits down with President Obama at the White House and asks the president how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency.

Obama's Years Part II

Steve Inskeep sits down with President Obama at the White House and asks the president how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency.

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According to  yesterday's ruling  by the US Supreme Court, California has two years to reduce the prison population by more than 30,000 inmates.

Crime, Punishment and Constitutional Rights in California

According to yesterday's ruling by the US Supreme Court, California has two years to reduce the prison population by more than 30,000 inmates.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Torture victim Majid Khan’s lawyer J. Wells Dixon joins Robert Scheer to discuss his client’s shocking testimony about the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation tactics.”

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Law professor Carissa Byrne Hessick joins Josh Barro and Ken White on the show to discuss plea bargains and the justice system.

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

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Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.

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City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

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Josh Barro, Elizabeth Bruenig and Ross Douthat talk about the Rittenhouse verdict.

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Gov. Newsom and state leaders are going to an international conference to make a statement on California climate change policy.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

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