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Southern California's longest running political and public affairs interview program.

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 05:56 PM PST

NewsConference How USC's Poll Got it Right

NewsConference How USC's Poll Got it Right

NBC4's Conan Nolan hosts his weekly show for the nation's capital. Nolan talks with the head of the USC/Dornseif/LA Times poll, Dan Schnur. Schnur, Executive Director of the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics, explains the methodology their researchers used that showed Donald Trump would win the U.S. presidency. Plus, he explains why the electoral college is important...no matter what the critics say.

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 05:57 PM PST

NewsConference Social Media, A Whole New Animal in Politics

NewsConference Social Media, A Whole New Animal in Politics

NBC4's Conan Nolan hosts the program from Washington, DC. He talks with Doug McIntyre of McIntyre in the morning on 790 KABC Radio about the importance of social media in politics today.

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 05:51 PM PST

NewsConference EXTRA Changing the Electoral College

NewsConference EXTRA Changing the Electoral College

From Washington, DC... Chuck Todd of Meet the Press and NBC4’s Conan Nolan talk about the possibility of changing the electoral college. There’s been two elections since 2000 where one candidate wins popular, but has lost in the electoral college. Todd explains why you would get not support for this reform. There is no incentive for Republicans to do this, he says.

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 at 08:15 AM PST

NewsConference Ca. Proposition 55 Extending Taxes on the Wealthy

NewsConference Ca. Proposition 55 Extending Taxes on the Wealthy

Proposition 55 would extend a tax hike 12 more years ...a tax that Governor Jerry Brown promised would be temporary. He asked for it during the height of the recession. We have a debate. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with both sides. Erika Jones is a LAUSD elementary teacher and a civil rights advocate. She represents Yes on Prop. 55. Joel Fox presents the No on Prop. 55. He is the editor of Fox and Hounds, a blog, and president of the small business action committee.

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 at 08:12 AM PST

NewsConference 17 California Propositions in 13 Minutes

NewsConference 17 California Propositions in 13 Minutes

It’s almost here…election day. Californians are being asked to decide on major policy initiatives. We go over the 17 ballot measures. We have lighting round with Jessica Levinson of Loyola Law School and Robert Stern, former president of the Center for Governmental Studies. (Because of timing constraints we had to edit piece for air. The following is unedited. The shorter version aired.)

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 at 08:10 AM PST

NewsConference Fraud, Not so Much for Tuesday's Election but....

NewsConference Fraud, Not so Much  for Tuesday's Election but....

Michael Alvarez, Ph.D.-- head of the CalTech/MIT voting Technology Project-- talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about the chances of problems on election day and voter fraud. He explains why he is not worried about fraud, but there are about those mail-in ballots.

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 at 08:07 AM PST

NewsConference 2016 Electoral College Map

NewsConference 2016 Electoral College Map

NBC4'S Conan Nolan with a tutorial on the different scenarios to gain the 270 electoral college votes. What if it's a tie?? It's unlikely, but it could happen.

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 at 08:04 AM PST

NewsConference Extra 2016 Electoral College VoteTightens

NewsConference Extra  2016 Electoral College VoteTightens

This unbelievable presidential election is almost over. It’s less than 48-hours before polls open in California and across the nation. NBC'S Chuck Todd of Meet the Press and NBC4’s Conan Nolan talk about the electoral college vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. What is it going to take to get the coveted 270 electoral college votes to win?? What are the various scenarios?? What if there is a tie??? It’s unlikely but possible.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 08:07 PM PDT

NewsConference Law Enforcement Under Attack

NewsConference Law Enforcement Under Attack

Jim McDonnell is the sheriff for the county of Los Angeles. He heads the second largest law enforcement agency in the nation...with nearly 18-thousand employees. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about the current climate for law enforcement and the challenges for his department.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 07:58 PM PDT

NewsConference LA Sheriff on the Ca. Ballot Measures

NewsConference LA Sheriff  on the Ca. Ballot Measures

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell takes on a number of measures on the California ballot this November. He talks with NBC4' s Conan Nolan about Prop. 64 Marijuana…he says today’s pot is much more potent than yesterday’s. On Prop 57, he says it puts people back on the street who commit violent crimes.

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