This week, Elex spoke with Rep. Adam Schiff, who gave his first TV interview since announcing his run for Senate. Governor Gavin Newsom discusses recent mass shooting in California and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom talks youth mental heath and gun violence during a visit to Santa Monica.
This week, Elex talks with California Office of Emergency Services' Brian Ferguson to discuss President Joe Biden's California visit and federal storm aid. Eric McDonnell, the chair of the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee stops by to discuss the debate over reparations and his committee's controversial proposal. Harmeet Dhillon discusses her run for RNC chair.
This week, Elex is joined by Senator Alex Padilla to discuss California's deadly storms and the crisis at the border. Congresswoman Katie Porter discusses her run for Senate and her viral moment during the House Speaker race. Hollywood icon George Clooney discusses the Roybal Film and TV Production Magnet School and his push to give underserved kids a chance to get into the film industry.
This week, Elex Michaelson discusses the unforgettable fight over the Speaker of the House.
As 2022 comes to an end, and Americans celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, and the holidays with family - there was no break from political news.
The Issue Is was joined by LA's newest mayor Karen Bass to discuss her new role, as well as attorney Gloria Allred and veteran political commentator Larry Elder, who debate marriage equality, reparations and more.
This week, Elex caught up with Long Beach-mayor-turned-Congressman-elect Robert Garcia as he settles into his new gig in Washington, D.C.
The Issue Is was joined by Karen Bass as she discusses her historic win in the race for Los Angeles Mayor. She also discusses her plan to address homelessness.
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joins The Issue Is to discuss his rivalry with Sylvester Stallone, 20 years of Proposition 49 and the rise in antisemitism.
This week, we preview key California races in the upcoming midterm elections.
In this final stretch of the midterms, California Attorney General Rob Bonta joins Elex Michaelson on The Issue Is to make his final pitch to voters.
This week on The Issue Is, as voters head to the polls, Elex Michaelson sits down one last time with both candidates, businessman Rick Caruso and Congresswoman Karen Bass.
This week, LA Times' Gustavo Arellano and LZ Granderson discuss the LA City Council scandal. Candidate for California AG Nathan Hochman discusses Rob Bonta, George Gascon and the ongoing fentanyl crisis. President Joe Biden visits California ahead of the midterms.
Congressional candidate Christy Smith (D) makes her case to voters.
Sen. Brian Dahle joins the Issue Is to discuss rising gas prices, homelessness and his run for California Governor against incumbent Gavin Newsom. State Controller candidate Lanhee Chen discusses the role of the controller, abortion rights and California's fiscal future.
This week, Elex Michaelson is joined by Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee. Congressional candidate Will Rollins also joins the show to discuss midterm issues.
This week, Elex is joined by LA Mayoral Candidate and Congresswoman Karen Bass as she discusses the break-in at her home and public safety in Los Angeles. Dennis Prager also stops by to discuss the state of the Republican Party in California and his nonprofit "Prager U."
During another week in which temperatures soared across Californa, the issue continues to be energy and the state’s power grid.
This week on The Issue Is, Elex speaks with California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan. Democratic Strategist Lis Smith also stops by to chat on the show.
Elex Michaelson is joined Sen. Bob Hertzberg, who authored the legislation, modeled after the Texas abortion law, that allows Californians to sue makers of illegal guns. Rep. Adam Schiff stops by to discuss this week’s hearing of the House January 6th Committee.