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Evan Halper

National Reporter, Los Angeles TImes

Washington, D.C.

Evan Halper

An LA Timesman in Washington. Then: Covering Hillary Clinton and the 2016 Dem contenders. Now: The coming domestic policy upheaval in the Age of Trump. Energy. Money. Climate Change. Food. Cannabis. Techies. Hippies. Wonks. The West.

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Cannabis Crackdown

Or has the pot industry become too big to jail?
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In from the fringe: Meet Trump's energy guru

The Koch-backed Institute for Energy Research is no longer in the shadows. Now it sets policy.
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About that coal renaissance

Did Trump betray the workers at this hulking Western coal plant?
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Trump's approach might seem new. It's not.

Who's the Apprentice now?
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Trump's Paris problem

The accord made for a great campaign prop. Now it has become a White House albatross.
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The billionaire Clinton buddy who slipped away

Ron Burkle raised $10 million for the Clintons. Now, he has almost nothing to do with them.
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A black box in your car? This tax scheme defies ideology

A usually dull policy arena spawns colorful alliances and a hefty dose of doomsaying.
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Stockbroker's pot dealer? The feds

Clients have given their blessing to his 10-joint-a-day habit. So has the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Climate crusading, with a side of beef

The less well-known side of Tom Steyer's crusade.
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The toughest place to get food stamps is not where you think

Nope, not Texas. A public policy paradox leaves millions going hungry in California.
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Can USAID think like Uber? Should it?

How Silicon Valley is changing international development.
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Why this big donor won't give Clinton political advice

Susie Tompkins Buell is an unabashed nonconformist. So what's the attraction to Hillary?
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Evan Halper

Diving deep into lots of things.