Tom Hamburger

investigative reporter for the Washington Post

Guest

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

It’s primary day here in California and more than a dozen other states.

Katie Porter’s influence turned Orange County competitive, but after her Senate race loss, Democrats now face the challenge of keeping that same momentum going.

from KCRW Features

A committee wants to invest in the happiness of Californias with data-proven ideas. But a multi-billion dollar state budget deficit looms over their efforts.

from KCRW Features

A new ordinance regulating short-term rentals in unincorporated LA County areas requires homeowners to live on-site. The goal: more housing, fewer party houses.

from KCRW Features

In this episode of the Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer and The Grayzone editor-in-chief Max Blumenthal contextualize the events of Oct.

from Scheer Intelligence

Activists are calling on the LA Zoo to release its elephants to sanctuaries after an elephant was euthanized in January, the second to die within a year.

from KCRW Features

With thousands of votes yet to be counted, political observer Raphael Sonenshein zooms in on the Senate race and key congressional races in Southern California.

from KCRW Features

Early results point to several run-off elections in Orange County, setting up competitive races for supervisors and congressional seats.

from KCRW Features

How serious were Donald Trump’s NATO claims? Are skeptics of Biden and Trump’s ages missing the bigger picture? Plus, a legal DEI battle unearths difficult questions.

from Left, Right & Center