Patt Morrison

<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California. Hosted by

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Patt Morrison for March 28, 2012

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"The Dugout Club" At Dodger Stadium

Will new ownership bring back Dodgers fans?

Dodger Blue is worth a lot of green. A Chicago-based group of investors led by Los Angeles sports icon Magic Johnson has agreed to pony up a hefty $2.15 billion dollars for the Dodgers – a record for any sports franchise.
Emirates Launches Daily A380 Flights From Dubai To Munich

JetBlue incident raises questions of pilot mental health

As you may have heard, a JetBlue Airways flight going from New York to Las Vegas was unexpectedly diverted to Amarillo, Texas yesterday when the captain piloting the flight, Clayton Osbon, exhibited erratic behavior, including shouting about al-Qaeda and bombs, after he was intentionally locked out of the cockpit by the co-pilot.
Are there limits to the conditions (or spending clauses) that Congress sets for the distribution of federal funds? Besides health coverage, this is what’s at stake in today’s Medicaid arguments in front of the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Constitutionality Of Health Care Law
At the core of the Affordable Care Act is the individual mandate, which requires that, by 2014, everyone purchase health insurance or pay a penalty.

The hockey stick and the climate wars

Picture a hockey stick lying on its side, the shaft to the left, the blade rising sharply on the right. The left side stretches back about a thousand years, the right side shows the recent past.

Recent Episodes from Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

Broadcasting live from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, we check up on how President Obama's speech checks out. And Hollywood's been at the DNC – actors Richard Schiff and Beau Bridges riff on that enduring connection. Also, Comedy Congress’ big wrapup in Charlotte – Diane Sawyer talks about her age and Mike Dukakis talks about what ifs.

Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

It’s old home day at the Democratic Convention... that is, if your home is California. The Golden State’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu, and actor Richard Schiff, he is of "The West Wing" and a new political show called "Chasing the Hill." Plus, a post game analysis of former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic troops.

Patt Morrison for September 5, 2012

We’ll hear the First Lady’s speech but what does her body language say? We’ll be reading it. And, what party muckety mucks are keeping away from President Obama and staying home from the Democrats’ big dance? We’ll do the Charlotte two step.

Patt Morrison for September 4, 2012

How do the conventions look to the rest of the world? And how well do foreigners understand the electoral college? We’re polyglot with the foreign press in Charlotte. And, what did Nancy Pelosi tell Comedy Congress about Clint Eastwood and his chair?

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