The Issue Is Podcast: Adam Schiff, Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Brian Ferguson, Eric McDonnell and Harmeet Dhillon

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: George Clooney, Alex Padilla, Katie Porter

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Rob Bonta

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Karen Bass, Rick Caruso

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Gustavo Arellano, LZ Granderson, Nathan Hochman

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Brian Dahle, Lanhee Chen

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.

The Issue Is Podcast: Karen Bass and Dennis Prager

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."

The Issue Is Podcast: Rep. Adam Schiff, State Senator Bob Hertzberg

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.