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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Confronting Sexual Harassment in California Sta...
Did #MeToo change anything in California's Capitol?
25 min
2
California Recall: Should Gov. Gavin Newsom be ...
Three experts weigh in on recall effort targeting Newsom
30 min
3
How one man said goodbye to Rush Limbaugh
How one Rush Limbaugh fan left it all begind
16 min
4
As COVID-19 spikes, government botches vaccine ...
Botched rollout and fear complicate vaccine miracle
25 min
5
Mike Madrid says 'Trumpism' just beginning
An interview with Lincoln Project co-founder Mike Madrid on 'defeating Trumpism'
21 min
6
A Sacramento doctor speaks out on COVID-19 surge
'You can make a difference' on COVID-19, says Sacramento's Dr. Alex Schmalz, MD
16 min
7
Do Gov. Gavin Newsom's climate actions go far e...
Newsom wants to phase out gas-powered cars and ban fracking. Is it enough to satisfy critics?
27 min
8
California faces eviction tsunami, ponders weal...
30 min
9
Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris for VP
23 min
10
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
11
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
12
Will opening California schools during the coro...
As coronavirus infections surge in California, some schools are still planning to reopen
29 min
13
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
14
Coronavirus: A Second Wave?
Does California's quick reopening guarantee a spike in COVID-19?
17 min
15
A quick update
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California's primary is approaching. Here's wha...
27 min
17
Voting has begun in California. Does Michael Bl...
13 min
18
Candidate Conversation: Joe Biden
18 min
19
Candidate Conversation: Cory Booker
26 min
20
Debate Rewind: Highlights from the LA Democrati...
32 min
21
Who's benefiting from Trump's tax cuts law?
22 min
22
Will California get its due in the 2020 primary?
42 min
23
One year later, a look back at the Camp Fire
8 min
24
How far can California go on guns?
22 min
25
Michael Tubbs evaluates Stockton's universal ba...
29 min
26
Candidate Conversation: Pete Buttigieg (Sacrame...
14 min
27
Boy, that escalated quickly. Trump v. CA fight ...
29 min
28
Vaccines, gig workers, and rent caps, oh my
21 min
29
Candidate Conversation: Amy Klobuchar
15 min
30
CA OKs law forcing Trump to release taxes to ge...
22 min
31
2020 Democrats want health care for undocumente...
17 min
32
Candidate Conversation: Elizabeth Warren
12 min
33
What's California doing about wildfires and PG&...
16 min
34
The Liberal List: How far to the left is Califo...
California Democrats have pushed the state furthe…
19 min
35
Candidate Conversation: Marianne Williamson
Author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson h…
12 min
36
Candidate Conversation: Jay Inslee
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has qualified for a sp…
23 min
37
Candidate Conversation: John Hickenlooper
Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenloop…
12 min
38
More people than ever are dying in California j...
For months, Jason Pohl and Ryan Gabrielson have b…
10 min
39
Candidate Conversation: Pete Buttigieg
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg …
12 min
40
Candidate Conversation: Andrew Yang
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang sit…
13 min
41
Officers shot Stephon Clark. A debate over dead...
In March 2018, two Sacramento police officers sho…
35 min
42
Democrats are 'the enemy': CA GOP picks new leader
California Republicans flocked to Sacramento last…
22 min
43
Medicare-for-all, universal, single-payer: What...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ambitious goals …
22 min
44
When Paradise became hell
The Camp Fire has taken the lives of 86 people an…
44 min
45
CA Democrats have lots of power. What will they...
California Democrats will have historic majoritie…
23 min
46
Kamala Harris aide resigns over sexual miscondu...
Questions are being raised about whether Sen. Kam…
19 min
47
Blue wave hits California. What should Gavin Ne...
Movers and shakers in the world of California pol…
26 min
48
48 hours in California's House battlegrounds
If Democrats want to regain control of the U.S. H…
20 min
49
Nuts! Walnut growers in trouble amid Trump's tr...
California walnut farmers could be the latest cas…
27 min
50
Inside California's ongoing DMV saga
State motor vehicle departments across the countr…
32 min
51
Can Gavin Newsom fix homelessness?
Gavin Newsom discusses homelessness in California…
29 min
52
Introducing California Nation
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