Roundtable: Billionaire Targets San Diego County District Attorney Race
Friday, May 11, 2018
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Local Race, Outside Money
Interim District Attorney Summer Stephan has the edge in direct campaign donations according to the latest public filings. Her opponent, Genevieve Jones-Wright, got a boost this week when a California political action committee received a $1.5 million contribution from billionaire investor George Soros. The PAC is planning to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on ads in support of Jones-Wright.
Riverside’s Solution for Homeless Veterans
With a mix of face-to-face outreach, government programs and private support, the city of Riverside says it has effectively ended homelessness among its military veterans. The special report is part of the California Dream, a statewide public media collaboration that examines economic opportunity and quality of life.
Covering the Trump White House
NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley talks about covering President Donald Trump and how it compares to the previous administration. This week, President Trump suggested the possibility of revoking press credentials for outlets that publish negative stories. It’s the latest controversy in what’s been a tumultuous period for the White House Press Corps.
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