California Nation

The Sacramento Bee presents California Nation, your go-to source for the latest political news from the world's fifth-largest economy. Each show, we focus on what's happening way out West and how it could shape the national conversation.

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California Nation: Mike Madrid says 'Trumpism' ...
An interview with Lincoln Project co-founder Mike Madrid on 'defeating Trumpism'
21 min
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California Nation: A Sacramento doctor speaks o...
'You can make a difference' on COVID-19, says Sacramento's Dr. Alex Schmalz, MD
16 min
3
California Nation: Do Gov. Gavin Newsom's clima...
Newsom wants to phase out gas-powered cars and ban fracking. Is it enough to satisfy critics?
27 min
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California faces eviction tsunami, ponders weal...
30 min
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Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris for VP
23 min
6
Could California's Karen Bass be Joe Biden's vi...
Rep. Karen Bass and vice presidential contended Karen Bass speaks with The Sacramento Bee
29 min
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Can Gov. Newsom regain control of California's ...
COVID-19: What did Newsom get right, what did he get wrong, and how can he do better going forward?
29 min
8
Will opening California schools during the coro...
As coronavirus infections surge in California, some schools are still planning to reopen
29 min
9
Did Sacramento Police need to kill Darell Richa...
A 19-year-old's death at the hands of Sacramento police leaves unanswered questions. Would an independent investigation have helped?
25 min
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Coronavirus: A Second Wave?
Does California's quick reopening guarantee a spike in COVID-19?
17 min
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A quick update
0 min
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California's primary is approaching. Here's wha...
27 min
13
Voting has begun in California. Does Michael Bl...
13 min
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Candidate Conversation: Joe Biden
18 min
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Candidate Conversation: Cory Booker
26 min
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Debate Rewind: Highlights from the LA Democrati...
32 min
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Who's benefiting from Trump's tax cuts law?
22 min
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Will California get its due in the 2020 primary?
42 min
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One year later, a look back at the Camp Fire
8 min
20
How far can California go on guns?
22 min
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Michael Tubbs evaluates Stockton's universal ba...
29 min
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Candidate Conversation: Pete Buttigieg (Sacrame...
14 min
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Boy, that escalated quickly. Trump v. CA fight ...
29 min
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Vaccines, gig workers, and rent caps, oh my
21 min
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Candidate Conversation: Amy Klobuchar
15 min
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CA OKs law forcing Trump to release taxes to ge...
22 min
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2020 Democrats want health care for undocumente...
17 min
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Candidate Conversation: Elizabeth Warren
12 min
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What's California doing about wildfires and PG&...
16 min
30
The Liberal List: How far to the left is Califo...
California Democrats have pushed the state furthe…
19 min
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Candidate Conversation: Marianne Williamson
Author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson h…
12 min
32
Candidate Conversation: Jay Inslee
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has qualified for a sp…
23 min
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Candidate Conversation: John Hickenlooper
Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenloop…
12 min
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More people than ever are dying in California j...
For months, Jason Pohl and Ryan Gabrielson have b…
10 min
35
Candidate Conversation: Pete Buttigieg
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg …
12 min
36
Candidate Conversation: Andrew Yang
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang sit…
13 min
37
Officers shot Stephon Clark. A debate over dead...
In March 2018, two Sacramento police officers sho…
35 min
38
Democrats are 'the enemy': CA GOP picks new leader
California Republicans flocked to Sacramento last…
22 min
39
Medicare-for-all, universal, single-payer: What...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ambitious goals …
22 min
40
When Paradise became hell
The Camp Fire has taken the lives of 86 people an…
44 min
41
CA Democrats have lots of power. What will they...
California Democrats will have historic majoritie…
23 min
42
Kamala Harris aide resigns over sexual miscondu...
Questions are being raised about whether Sen. Kam…
19 min
43
Blue wave hits California. What should Gavin Ne...
Movers and shakers in the world of California pol…
26 min
44
48 hours in California's House battlegrounds
If Democrats want to regain control of the U.S. H…
20 min
45
Nuts! Walnut growers in trouble amid Trump's tr...
California walnut farmers could be the latest cas…
27 min
46
Inside California's ongoing DMV saga
State motor vehicle departments across the countr…
32 min
47
Can Gavin Newsom fix homelessness?
Gavin Newsom discusses homelessness in California…
29 min
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Introducing California Nation
The Sacramento Bee presents California Nation, yo…
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