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12:56pm

Tue November 4, 2014
Politics

KALW's got you covered this election day

Starting at 5 p.m. we'll be carrying NPR's coverage of the battle for the House and the Senate. The nation's politics over the next few years will be set in motion tonight, and we'll bring you the results as they're registered.

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6:00pm

Wed October 8, 2014
Politics

Oakland Mayoral Race '14: Candidate Charles Ray Williams

Today on Crosscurrents, we hear from the retired Charles Ray Williams, an ex Navy man who completed four tours in Vietnam. Williams has spent a lot of time on the road and overseas, and it's his worldliness and street education that he sees as setting him apart from other candidates. He has never held public office.

The issues Williams feels strongest about are city safety, the Oakland budget, services for the homeless, making school uniforms mandatory, and creating more afterschool programs for kids. 

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12:00am

Thu August 30, 2012
Voting rights

Today on Your Call: What is the status of voter rights in the U.S.?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the sudden proliferation of voter ID laws. Before 2006, no state had voter identification laws. But since 2011, 176 restrictive voting bills have been proposed in 41 states.  So what will this mean for November's election?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. Are voter ID laws threatening our democracy?  Or are they preventing voter fraud? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:

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