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Special Coverage: Election 2010 - Radio Archive

A collection of reports by KQED Radio productions, including KQED Radio News, The California Report and Forum. Reports are listed in reverse chronological order.

The California Report | Thursday, Jun 16, 2016, 8:50 AM

How a Small Indian Tribe Bested Donald Trump in a Casino Deal

Donald Trump has been campaigning on his reputation as a great dealmaker. But Jesse Marx, a reporter at The Desert Sun, published an article recently that suggests that not all of Trump's deals have been that great. We talk with him about how the 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians teamed up with Trump to build a casino more than a decade ago -- and got the better end of the deal.



The California Report | Friday, May 06, 2016, 8:50 AM

California's GOP Senate Candidates Struggle for Attention

Of the five candidates vying to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, three of them are Republicans. Can you name them? As part of our California Counts election coverage, we'll tell you why those Republicans are having a hard time getting attention -- even from their own party.



The California Report | Thursday, May 05, 2016, 8:50 AM

Loretta Sanchez Touts D.C. Credentials in a Year of the Outsider

It's easy to forget that in California we have a U.S. Senate race going on. Sen. Barbara Boxer is retiring, and only one candidate to replace her has any experience in Congress: Loretta Sanchez. Of course, in the year of the outsider, it's no surprise that Sanchez has denied being an insider. As part of our California Counts election coverage, we find out how the Orange County Democrat is regarded on Capitol Hill.



The California Report | Wednesday, May 04, 2016, 8:50 AM

Drawn to Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face a Test of Commitment

With Senator Ted Cruz suspending his campaign on Tuesday, it looks like the presidential race in November will be between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. Now the hunt for voters intensifies. One group of voters that could be especially powerful? Young people.



The California Report | Monday, May 02, 2016, 8:50 AM

California Democrats Choose Convention Delegates

On Sunday, California Democrats held caucus events to choose delegates to represent the party at the national convention this summer. Registered Democrats could choose to attend either a Bernie Sanders or a Hillary Clinton caucus within their Congressional district. We stopped by a Bernie Sanders event in Oakland, and a Hillary Clinton event in Sacramento.



The California Report | Monday, May 02, 2016, 8:50 AM

Trump Poses a Love-Hate Quandary for California Republicans

California Republicans wrapped up their convention this weekend. For the first time in years, the Spring gathering of the state GOP was the focus of national media attention as the presidential hopefuls now focus on winning delegate-rich California. Former Gov. Pete Wilson rarely makes big speeches these days. But the 82-year-old Republican made a surprise appearance at the GOP convention Saturday to give an impassioned endorsement of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. It sounded just as much like an indictment of Donald Trump.



The California Report | Thursday, Apr 28, 2016, 8:50 AM

California Counts: Election Connection

Some people can vote, but don't. Then there are others who would like to, but can't. As part of our California Counts election coverage, we take a look on a fledgling project that aims to bring the two groups together.



The California Report | Thursday, Apr 28, 2016, 8:50 AM

Political Spotlight on California

With the June primary election less than six weeks away, California is becoming the center of the nation's political universe as the campaigns are putting boots on the ground.



The California Report | Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016, 8:50 AM

U.S. Senate Candidates Square Off in First Debate

With polls showing almost half of likely voters undecided on who they'll support, the five leading candidates for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat squared off Monday night in Stockton.



The California Report | Thursday, Apr 21, 2016, 8:50 AM

Can a Small-Town Latina Mayor Push Central Valley Millennials to the Polls?

In the small Central Valley town of Lindsay, a mayor is trying to turn out the vote for this November's election. This story is part of our California Counts election series.



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