Tom Hamburger

investigative reporter for the Washington Post

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Politics reporter for the Washington Post and co-author of One-Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century; former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

Tom Hamburger on KCRW

After this week’s mass shooting in San Jose that left 10 people dead, including the shooter, there are renewed calls for the country to adopt stricter gun laws.

NRA is being sued — maybe out of existence. But it’s as powerful as ever

After this week’s mass shooting in San Jose that left 10 people dead, including the shooter, there are renewed calls for the country to adopt stricter gun laws.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

British spy Christopher Steele’s dossier led to Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian manipulation of last year’s election.

Christopher Steele's dossier

British spy Christopher Steele’s dossier led to Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian manipulation of last year’s election.

from To the Point

Utah hasn't gone Democratic in 52 years, but Donald Trump may be turning it into a swing state. His campaign against Islam reminds Mormons of brutal persecution against their religion.

Trump, the Mormons in Utah and a splintering GOP

Utah hasn't gone Democratic in 52 years, but Donald Trump may be turning it into a swing state. His campaign against Islam reminds Mormons of brutal persecution against their religion.

from To the Point

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As the country observes Independence Day, we’re exploring some of our national divisions and efforts to come together.

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Marion Nestle’s book “Unsavory Truths” contains shocking revelations about how the science that influences what we eat is corrupted by corporate interests.

from Scheer Intelligence

When a stockpile of illegal fireworks was destroyed in a South LA neighborhood, it was meant to be a contained detonation.

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The American federal government is probing its history of Native children who were taken from families and forced into boarding schools.

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Last week, the Democratic-controlled House passed legislation to form a select committee to investigate what spurred the breach of the Capitol on January 6th and what happened on the…

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Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ken and Josh discuss Michael Avenatti’s decision to represent himself, the drama around Section 230, and the Tom Barrack indictment.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers