COVID-19 In The Capitol, California Political Roundup / California Secretary of State Nominee Shirley Weber, Importance Of Diversity In Politics / President Trump’s Call To Georgia, State Runoff Preview
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In this Dec. 7, 2020 file photo, freshman Assemblywoman Lisa Calderon, D-Whittier, foreground center, and other members of the state Assembly are sworn in to office, in Sacramento, Calif.
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The Greater Sacramento region’s stay-at-home order was extended over the weekend as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the state; we check-in on the surge and the latest happenings in California politics. Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, joins the show following her historic nomination as secretary of state, and we take a closer look at the significance of diversity in U.S. politics and President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet. Plus, what to expect from Tuesday’s Senate runoffs in Georgia, the news of President Trump’s attempt to bully a top Georgia GOP official into finding votes to overturn Biden's win in the state, and more.
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd with updates on COVID-19 in Sacramento and the latest happenings in state politics
- Democratic Assemblywoman Shirley Weber discusses being nominated as California’s first African American secretary of state
- Associate Professor of American Government Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, Dr. La Trice Washington, on the significance of diversity in high political office and why it matters
- Longtime political journalist and host of the Political Junkie podcast, Ken Rudin checks-in on Tuesday’s Senate runoffs in Georgia, the news of President Trump’s attempt to bully a top Georgia GOP official into finding votes to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state, and more.