politics

8:43am

Thu April 3, 2014
Politics

Details of State Senator Leland Yee's case

The San Francisco Chronicle has been reporting widely on the FBI’s investigation into Senator Leland Yee and 25 others who have been indicted in the past few days. The charges range from firearms trafficking to promising political favors.

San Francisco Chronicle reporters  Henry Lee  and Vivian Ho have been covering this unfolding story in detail and give us a recap of what we know so far. 

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1:21pm

Thu February 27, 2014
Politics

Will Durst: 2014 Political Animal awards

Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys, WIll Durst here with a few choice words about awards season. You'd best be advised to hunker in a bunker wearing a Kevlar overcoat, because gold plated statues are being tossed about like air kisses at a gown fitting. Like clouds of bathroom hair spray in the Beverly Hill bathroom during the nominee luncheons. Like jaded eyes at a press screening of Transformers 4.

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7:14pm

Mon September 30, 2013
Politics

The State of the Media: Interview with veteran Bay Area journalist Tim Redmond

Courtesy of Tim Redmond


With so many media options to choose from, some older forms are getting less attention. So how are these changes reshaping what news we read, see, and hear? In our 'State of the Media' series KALW’s Ben Trefny is exploring this idea with Bay Area media makers. Today, he spoke with Tim Redmond, who recently left the San Francisco Bay Guardian after more than three decades with the paper.

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9:16am

Tue September 10, 2013
Politics

President Obama's Address to the Nation

BBC coverage of President Obama's Address to the Nation, with commentary and background provided by the BBC's Tim Franks.  Tuesday at 6pm.

9:16am

Tue September 10, 2013
Politics

President Obama's Address to the Nation

BBC coverage of President Obama's Address to the Nation, with commentary and background provided by the BBC's Tim Franks.  Tuesday at 6pm.

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