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Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

President Donald Trump gives his inaugural speech on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today’s inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images KPCC staff | AirTalk® Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President […]

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump’s inauguration

President Donald Trump gives his inaugural speech on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today’s inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images KPCC staff | AirTalk® Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President […]

Trump EPA nominee faces questions about California’s right to tougher auto emissions rules

Trump EPA nominee faces questions about California’s right to tougher auto emissions rules

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies during his confirmation hearing.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk During yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Scott Pruitt – who is nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency – he was questioned by Kamala Harris. California’s newly-elected junior senator pushed […]

Tom Price’s confirmation hearing for HHS

Tom Price’s confirmation hearing for HHS

Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) testifies during his confirmation hearing January 17, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk Guest host Frank Stoltze checks in with Bloomberg reporter Anna Edney, who’s been following the confirmation hearing of Health and Human Services nominee Tom Price. […]

Abortion rates drop to lowest level since Roe v. Wade, advocates debate the reasons why

Abortion rates drop to lowest level since Roe v. Wade, advocates debate the reasons why

Pro-choice advocates (right) and anti-abortion advocates (left) rally outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk According a new report from the Guttmacher institute, the rate of abortions in the US has hit the lowest level recorded. Abortion-rights advocates claim it’s the result of the Affordable […]

Abortion rates drop to lowest level since Roe v. Wade, advocates debate the reasons why

Abortion rates drop to lowest level since Roe v. Wade, advocates debate the reasons why

Pro-choice advocates (right) and anti-abortion advocates (left) rally outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk According a new report from the Guttmacher institute, the rate of abortions in the US has hit the lowest level recorded. Abortion-rights advocates claim it’s the result of the Affordable […]

Monday politics: Previewing Inauguration 2017, plus Trump promises ‘insurance for everybody’

Monday politics: Previewing Inauguration 2017, plus Trump promises ‘insurance for everybody’

Workers prepare the West Front of the US Capitol for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump January 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk President-elect Donald Trump will be formally sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. But the spectacle of the Inauguration extends […]

Making sense of the Inspector General’s investigation into the FBI, Justice Department

Making sense of the Inspector General’s investigation into the FBI, Justice Department

FBI Director James Comey arrives at the U.S. Capitol for a classified briefing on Russia for all members of the House of Representatives January 13, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk First, the Justice Department’s Inspector General is investigating the Department and the FBI about controversial actions in […]

Debating BuzzFeed’s decision to publish the Trump-Russia dossier

Debating BuzzFeed’s decision to publish the Trump-Russia dossier

The logo of news website BuzzFeed is seen on a computer screen in Washington on March 25, 2014. ; Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk BuzzFeed’s decision to publish an unverified dossier purporting to detail Russia’s compromising material on Donald Trump has fired up a vigorous debate about 21st Century journalism. Jane Kirtley, a media ethicist […]

Unpacking Trump’s first post-election news conference

Unpacking Trump’s first post-election news conference

President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump’s first official news conference since the November elections.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images AirTalk A verbal tussle with a CNN reporter, the President-elect’s denial of everything in a dossier purported to detail Trump’s involvement […]