The Madeleine Brand Show for April 11, 2012

President Barack Obama and GOP hopeful Mitt Romney

After Santorum's withdrawal, Romney focuses on the general election

This morning, Romney told Fox News he thinks the Republican party will come together to defeat the president. And both the Romney and Obama campaigns have stepped up courting independent voters. Politico's Glenn Thrush talks with Madeleine about the presidential race.
California Voters Participate In The State's Pivotal Primary

Campaigns strive to win over Latino voters

Both Democrats and Republican campaign strategists are aiming to capture the Latino vote for the upcoming presidential election in 2012.

Checking in on the Occupy Wall Street movement

About a half-year ago, news programs were filled with reports on Occupy protests around the country. But what happened to the Occupy movement? KPCC's Sanden Totten checked in with some of the past and present protesters to find out.

Soothing the misery of allergies

KPCC's Meghan McCarty shares some tips for allergy sufferers.
Food at Coachella

A foodie guide to Coachella

The hosts of The Sporkful podcast share their tips on how to negotiate the plethora of food options available at Coachella.
Protesters Attend Million Hoodie March For Trayvon Martin In Los Angeles

What's next in the Trayvon Martin murder case?

Yesterday, attorneys representing George Zimmerman announced they were withdrawing from the case. The lawyers say Zimmerman went against their advice and spoke directly with the prosecutor who will decide if he's going to faces any charges. Emily Bazelon of Slate joins the show to discuss the next steps in the Trayvon Martin murder case.
Caine's Arcade

Luke Burbank looks at the week's awesome and not awesome news

Luke Burbank, host of the podcast "Too Beautiful to Live," brings us his weekly wrap-up of the week’s awesome and not awesome news.
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