The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Congressman Ro Khanna is an American academic, lawyer, and politician serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 17th congressional district, since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he defeated eight-term incumbent Democratic Representative Mike Honda in the general election on November 8, 2016, after first running for the same seat in 2014. Khanna also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Department of Commerce under President Barack Obama from August 8, 2009, to August 2011.

Rebecca Burns is an investigative reporter whose work has appeared in the Baffler, the Chicago Reader, ProPublica Illinois, and the Intercept. Her coverage of Wall Street's role in the post-crash housing market won the Association of Alternative Newsmedia's first-place prize for investigative reporting in 2017. She is a stalwart Chicagoan and contributing editor at In These Times magazine. Her latest, with David Dayen, is “Fat Cat: The Steve Mnuchin Story," available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle formats.

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