Posts Tagged: Lincoln Project


The State of the California GOP, with Mike Madrid

PODCAST: The California Republican Party Convention kicks off Friday in Anaheim with a luncheon featuring former president and current GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. So, what to expect? We asked Mike Madrid, a longtime Republican strategist and expert on Latino politics who denounced the party’s embrace of Trumpism in 2016. He joined us to talk about the state of the state Republican Party and about where the Republican Party is nationally.


Seeds of bitter recall politics sprouting across the state

Pro-recall forces gather in Redding during the campaign. (Photo: Jefferson Public Radio)

For two years now, Shasta County has been the center of a fight between moderate Republicans serving on the board of supervisors and local far-right activists and militia groups who have taken issue with the state’s public health restrictions. But what began as an intensely local political fight captured attention across the state, in part because others wonder whether a similar battle could come their way.


Capitol Weekly Podcast: Mike Madrid on the Lincoln Project

Mike Madrid, longtime GOP consultant, former Political Director for the state Republican Party and board member of the Lincoln Project, joins us to talk about two of his recent skirmishes: a public battle with a squirrel family that occupied an eave of his house, and his even more public battle with the family that occupies the White House.

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