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 June 6, 2012

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Proposition 29, the California initiative on Tuesday’s ballot to raise taxes on cigarettes by $1 a pack, is too close to call as of Wednesday.
Voters take to the polls June 5, 2012 at
Several published reports say some Wisconsin college students had trouble casting absentee ballots in Tuesday’s recall election.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Anti-Gay Marriage Bill, Proposition 8 Unconstitutional

Major gay marriage cases head to United States Supreme Court

Back in February, a three-judge panel of the California 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Proposition 8 – the state ban on same-sex marriage – unconstitutional.
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Ray Bradbury, the author whose imagination was even bigger than the interstellar space where the stories he wrote on his trusty typewriter took place, has died at 91.
Robin Hood Veterans Summit
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the subsequent Occupy movement and the protests against the 1 percent, you might think that financial corporations would rein in the multi-million dollar salaries paid to their CEOs.

Breaking the link between poverty and obesity

Do obesity and poverty travel hand and hand? It turns out that the five poorest states are also among the ten most obese, with Mississippi in the number one position in both columns.

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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