Tom Hamburger

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

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

Federal judge Gonzalo Curiel has released documents in the class action suit against Trump University.

Trump University Court Documents Go Public

Federal judge Gonzalo Curiel has released documents in the class action suit against Trump University.

from To the Point

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When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

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Presidential campaigns aren’t just on TV anymore, they’re on countless digital platforms.

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Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

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These are some interesting texts.

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Buckle up.

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Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

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Lots of news this week.

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What did President Trump do this time?

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