Brown, budgets, battlegrounds, and CA’s possible presidential contender

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California politics, including the political aspirations of Senator Kamala Harris, the state budget and the 2018 midterm elections.

While most of us were busy following the fallout from the firing of the FBI director, Governor Jerry Brown put out a revised state budget that’s a little more generous than his first draft. Call it cautiously optimistic.

That’s just one of the topics covered in today’s State of Affairs.


  • “President” Kamala Harris? Does our junior Senator have her eye on the White House?
  • Battleground California? The state plays a starring role in the Democratic plan for 2018

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, professor of public policy at USC
Carla Marinucci, senior editor for Politico’s California playbook

Click here for more.