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Finding memo: CA lawmakers spar ahead of document dump

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., listens at right, as the committee's ranking Democratic member,  Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill on March, 15, 2017, about their investigation of Russian influence on the American presidential election.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., listens at right, as the committee's ranking Democratic member, Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill on March, 15, 2017, about their investigation of Russian influence on the American presidential election.

The fight over a controversial memo has put two California members of Congress in the spotlight.

Today on State of Affairs:

  • The fight over a controversial memo has put two California members of Congress in the spotlight, pitting Representatives Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes against each other. 
  • Meanwhile: Senator Dianne Feinstein gets by with a little help from her checkbook. Feinstein's $5 million campaign contribution puts her far ahead of challenger Kevin DeLeon. 
  • We're in the money: California's budget reserve is bulging — but what to do with all that dough? 


Guests: 

  • Jack Pitney, Roy P Crocker of politics at Claremont McKenna College
  • Carla Marinucci, senior editor for Politico's California Playbook
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