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 28, 2012

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Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow
This showdown has been in the cards since March 21, 2010, when the Affordable Care Act passed Congress by seven votes. Now, it has been decided by the Supreme Court’s nine votes.
Supreme Court Upholds Obama's Affordable Care Act

What does today's ruling mean for the Commerce Clause?

The Supreme Court's decision about the Affordable Healthcare Act will impact many aspects government, policy, including the Commerce Clause.

The 'New Geography of Jobs' and the great divergence

According to author Enrico Moretti, the root of inequality in America today isn’t the divide between the 1 percent and the 99 percent but the gap between those who have college educations and those who don’t.
Remember when President Harry Truman famously held up the Chicago newspaper with the headline “Dewey Defeats Truman”? The Chicago Tribune publishing its assumption that Truman had been beaten was an enduring PR embarrassment.
House Democrats walk out of the US Capit
Patt talks to Congressman Adam B. Schiff about walking off the House floor in protest of the vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt.
Colorado's High Park Fire Burns 37,000 Acres, Forces Evacuations

Living in fire country

When most people think of Colorado, they think of winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. So how can so much of the state be on fire? Actually, much of the state’s ecosystem is high desert, and it’s been a dry year.
California State Parks
California is a state of unparalleled natural beauty and nearly 1.5 percent of the state’s total 163,696 square miles is set aside in state parks - and Californians truly love their parks.
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'Angry Birds' target red cars

Some call it good luck. It's that rarest of human moment, when the expletive you shout may in fact describe what is happening to you. We're talking about bird poop, and a new study conducted by a British car accessory chain says birds PREFER to poop on RED cars.

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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