Susan Milligan

US News and World Report

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Contributing editor to US News and World Report and co-author of Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy; former national political correspondent for the Boston Globe and New York Daily News

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Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

The Minimum Wage, Income Inequality and Presidential Politics

Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

from To the Point

In 1987, Democrat  Barney Frank  of Massachusetts became the first member of Congress to publicly come out as gay.

Barney Frank Calls It Quits

In 1987, Democrat Barney Frank of Massachusetts became the first member of Congress to publicly come out as gay.

from To the Point

At the Bittersweet Farm in Strathum, New Hampshire today,  Mitt Romney  made official what everyone's known for years: he's running for the Republican nomination for President.

Romney Makes It Official, but Will Palin Steal the Spotlight?

At the Bittersweet Farm in Strathum, New Hampshire today, Mitt Romney made official what everyone's known for years: he's running for the Republican nomination for President.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

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

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash is cultivating native plant species in its nursery — as a way to preserve its indigenous culture.

from Greater LA

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

from Left, Right & Center

The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

from Greater LA

Before he co-created the hit show “Empire,” writer Danny Strong won accolades for two HBO movies based on real events.

from The Business

Following the deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants from the U.S.-Mexico, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand