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

More from KCRW

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

from Left, Right & Center

Dr. Lucy Jones left behind a gig with the U.S. Geological Survey to devote her energy to fighting climate change. And she’d like to see music play a bigger role in the effort.

from KCRW Features

Ketamine clinics are popping up all over Los Angeles offering to treat depression, anxiety, and other ailments. But are their claims legitimate?

from Greater LA

Pentagon whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg argues the Russian president may not be deploying his nukes but is using them effectively as a threat.

from Scheer Intelligence

Inglewood residents are upset about a plan to close a local elementary school. But with enrollment down statewide, communities will likely see more permanent campus shutdowns.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Sweden and Russia’s bids to join NATO, the push to unionize, and what modern centrism looks like.

from Left, Right & Center

More celebrities and prominent figures are starting to donate money to the LA mayoral candidate of their choice. And some of them are willing to spend big.

from KCRW Features

Lindsey Horvath, one of three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.

Veteran award-winning journalists Patrick Cockburn and Robert Scheer, who met in Moscow in 1987 when Mikhail Gorbachev optimistically promised peace, now fear a descent into nuclear…

from Scheer Intelligence