Day: April 25, 2019

The Argument: Which 2020 Underdogs Stand a Likelihood?

The Argument: Which 2020 Underdogs Stand a Likelihood?

david leonhardtHello, “Argument” listeners. Michelle, Ross and I have a special episode for you this week. It’s the sold-out live show that we taped last week at TheTimesCenter in New York. We deliberately chose some big topics that would age well. First, the politics of immigration. And second, your voice mail questions about the 2020…

California This day: How Would a Valid Estate Magnate Govern Los Angeles?

California This day: How Would a Valid Estate Magnate Govern Los Angeles?

California TodayImageRick J. Caruso seems poised to take a greater role in Los Angeles affairs.CreditCreditRozette Rago for The New York TimesGood morning.(Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.)This week, my colleague Tim Arango profiled the real estate mogul Rick Caruso, whose influence in Los Angeles has spread from the Department…

Politics this week

Politics this week

Jihadists in Sri Lanka suicide-bombed three churches and three hotels on Easter Sunday, killing more than 350 people. Islamic State claimed responsibility. The Sri Lankan authorities blamed a little-known local group, which they say may have had external help. The government received several detailed warnings, but does not seem to have acted on them. The…