Professor Katie Porter is the Democratic nominee for California’s 45th congressional district. Dr. Porter teaches bankruptcy law at UC Irvine, and has been endorsed by her former professor Senator Elizabeth Warren. This interview originally aired in March of 2018.
Professor Corey Brettschneider teaches constitutional law at Brown and is author of “The Oath And The Office: A Guide To The Constitution For Future Presidents.”
Howie Klein writes the Down With Tyranny blog, and is the founder and treasurer of the Blue America PAC.
Richard Cohen writes a weekly political column for The Washington Post. He also contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Cohen joined The Post in 1968 as a reporter and covered night police, city hall, education, state government and national politics. As the paper’s chief Maryland correspondent, he was one of two reporters who broke the story of the investigation of former Vice President Agnew. In 1976, he began writing a column that ran on the front of the Metro section. His columns have appeared on the op-ed page of The Post since 1984. He is the author, with Jules Witcover, of “A Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Spiro T. Agnew ” (1974). He has received the Sigma Delta Chi and Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Awards for his investigative reporting.
Vanity Fair’s David Margolick’s latest book is The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy (RosettaBooks, April 2018).
David Margolick is a long-time contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Margolick has held similar positions at Newsweek and Portfolio.com. Prior to joining Vanity Fair he was a legal affairs reporter at The New York Times, where he wrote the weekly “At the Bar” column and covered the trials of O.J. Simpson, Lorena Bobbitt, and William Kennedy Smith. In his fifteen years at the Times, the paper entered his work four times for the Pulitzer Prize. He remains a frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review. His work has also appeared in The New York Review of Books, Tablet, and The Forward.
Congressman Alan Grayson offers up a primer on next Tuesday’s midterms.