(This past week, NBC4's Conan Nolan has been on assignment in Washington, DC. He hosts his weekly show from there.) It’s been one of the most remarkable weeks in American politics. Donald Trump wins the electoral college.. beating Hillary Clinton to be become president of the United States. So what now? What can California--a very blue state--expect from a Trump Administration? NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks with former RNC Chief Michael Steele and Washington Post Columnist Dana Milbank.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
The CHP issued an Amber Alert Thursday night after a car thief took a white Honda Accord with two toddlers in the backseat.
A 24-year-old woman from Hesperia who was trying to bum a ride outside a jail Wednesday was accused of carjacking and kidnapping an elderly woman just five hours after her first arrest, the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department said.
Special Teams helped the Los Angeles Kings ground the Winnipeg Jets, 5-2, on Thursday night at Staples Center to remain eight points out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Blake Griffin had 21 points, but he lost the ball late in the game and the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Dallas Mavericks, 97-95, on Thursday night to fall 1.5 games behind the Utah Jazz for fourth place in the Western Conference.
Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.
Residents in South Whittier came together Thursday to rescue a puppy who was stranded in a flood control channel for three days.