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Holding Them Accountable with Rep. Katie Porter

Holding Them Accountable with Rep. Katie Porter

Update: 2019-08-1312
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Law professor Katie Porter never considered running for office. She worked under then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris and had Sen. Elizabeth Warren as a professor and mentor, but the idea of holding office herself was never even on the drawing board. That all changed election night 2016. Two years later Katie Porter flips California’s 45th district, delivering a Democratic victory that helped fuel the blue wave of 2018. Now the freshman Congresswoman is known for her signature ability to grill witnesses in congressional hearings. Let’s put it this way - it takes a LOT for a hearing to produce a viral video and yet, Rep. Porter has had her fair share. Hear her talk about the moment she decided to run, how she is using her office to stand up to special interests, and what convinced her to come out in favor of an impeachment inquiry.

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Comments (4)

Alan Lambert

She's brilliant. Maybe a future Speaker or Senator or Governor of California. Or another option CFPB chair.

Aug 22nd
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Tatyana Noyb

Love the slow intro of who Katie is completely missing that the audience of WITH, likely most like me, know who Katie is, where she's from, how she sounds and even how she looks. 2016. :) well, regardless, THANK YOU, CHRIS, i do not know what magic you know to find the time. Your podcasts enriched my life significantly..

Aug 14th
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Holding Them Accountable with Rep. Katie Porter

Holding Them Accountable with Rep. Katie Porter

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