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

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 at 08:54 AM PST

NewsConference Becerra, Trump Confrontation or Cooperation?

NewsConference Becerra, Trump Confrontation or Cooperation?

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) is Southern California's most powerful Democrat. He is the chairman of the House Democratic Conference. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about what California can expect from a Donald Trump administration.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 at 08:55 AM PST

NewsConference Locals Honored with Medal of Freedom

NewsConference  Locals Honored with  Medal of Freedom

One of the highest honors bestowed to a civilian--the presidential Medal of Freedom. President Barack Obama presents Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, Architect Frank Gehry, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar..and the one only Vince Scully the medal in a White House ceremony Tuesday.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 at 08:54 AM PST

NewsConferece EXTRA California Adjusting to Trump

NewsConferece EXTRA California Adjusting to  Trump

David Dreier, former member House of Representatives for 32 years talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about President-elect Donald Trump and immigration, healthcare… and Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

NewsConference What's Next in this Historical Presidential Election

NewsConference What's Next in this Historical Presidential Election

(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.

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.

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