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In the year 2000, “hanging chads” on Florida's paper ballots put the presidential election in doubt.
Oct. 30, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
In the year 2000, "hanging chads" on Florida's paper ballots put the presidential election in doubt.
Oct. 30, 2012from To the Point
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.
Jun. 7from Left, Right & Center
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point
America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?
Jun. 13from To the Point
How did federal prosecutors get another chance with Jeffrey Epstein?
Jul. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.
Jun. 10from To the Point