KCLU Home

KCLU :: NPR and Local News

88.3 Ventura County / 102.3 Santa Barbara

Politics

Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager  |   

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

Obama's Reaction To Ferguson Raises Questions About President's Role  |   

As the situation quiets down in Ferguson, Mo., some political observers are asking why it took President Obama so long to publicly weigh in on events there.

For Obama, August Is The Cruelest Month  |   

It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.

Week In Politics: James Foley And Ferguson  |   

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.

Outside Group Mirrors Successful Strategies Of Political Parties  |   

A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in Iowa, and the GOP has opened 11 field offices statewide. But there's also a new team working the state, the Virginia-based group Americans for Prosperity.

Sponsor