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Capitol Weekly Podcast: KabaTalks and the coronavirus

Brian Kabateck, Kabateck Brown Kellner

Brothers  John and Brian Kabateck join us for another special KabaTalks episode of the Capitol Weekly Podcast. As usual, the brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious issue – namely employer rights vs. workers’ rights in the age of coronavirus.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Carmela Coyle on hospitals, coronavirus

The coronavirus. Illustration from the Centers for Disease Control

Carmela Coyle, president of the California Hospital Association, joins John and Tim on the Capitol Weekly Podcast to talk about the challenges that hospitals face as they deal with this once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, “an order of potential magnitude that we just haven’t seen before.”

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Richard Schuetz on sports betting

Many people in politics have led colorful lives, but Richard Schuetz has most of them beat. He began working in casinos as a dealer while still in college, and has since held senior positions in gaming establishments across the country, notably in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Warren out – what now? Paul Mitchell opines

Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore, Flickr www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/

Career political data analyst Paul Mitchell joins Tim Foster and John Howard to weigh in on the state of the race, the implications of the Super Tuesday results, where Warren’s supporters go now that she’s out, and when we might have final tally from California’s primary.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: David Panush prescribes Remedy 7

David Panush, a longtime Capitol staffer and one of California’s top experts on health care policy, is invariably one of our first calls when we’re trying to figure out a complex health care story. But after dark David sheds the coat and tie and heads up a rock group called Remedy 7 (even the band name is healthcare-related!) The other members of the group are an eclectic mix, including a lobbyist, a water policy wonk and an Assembly chief of staff.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Jeff Randle on Digital Influencers

Jeff Randle in front of the spectacular view from his office. Photo by Tim Foster, Capitol Weekly

Randle Communications recently released their third annual Digital Influencer Report, tracking digital advocacy trends in 2019. Sad to say that the Capitol Weekly Podcast didn’t make the list, but we won’t hold that against them.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Interview with Timothy L. O’Brien

Author and reporter Timothy L. O’Brien first came to national prominence with the 2005 publication ofTrump Nation, a book examining the then-TV star’s fortunes… and which claimed that Trump had vastly inflated the value of his holdings, and was not, in fact, a billionaire – or even close. Trump sued, claiming he was libeled; a judge dismissed the case.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Nevada Caucus Preview, with Roger Salazar

Then Sen. Barack Obama and Roger Salazar in Nevada, 2008

Democratic political operative Roger Salazar has worn many hats over the years, working high profile gigs for political heavyweights like VP Al Gore and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In 2008 Salazar headed to Nevada to help with the launch the then-new Nevada Caucus.

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