Los Angeles Times

Evan Halper

Writer

Evan Halper writes about a broad range of policy issues out of Washington D.C., with particular emphasis on how Washington regulates, agitates and very often miscalculates in its dealings with California. Before heading east, he was the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Sacramento, where he spent a decade untangling California’s epic budget mess and political dysfunction. 

Recent Articles

  • Donald Trump has done the unthinkable: Unite Silicon Valley

    Donald Trump has done the unthinkable: Unite Silicon Valley

    In a place normally preoccupied with drafting code and dazzling investors, suddenly everyone in Silicon Valley has an opinion about the presidential election. And it tends to be the same opinion. The innovation economy has a serious distaste for Donald Trump. The masters of this world complain that his...

  • Hillary Clinton's plan for capturing the center

    Hillary Clinton's plan for capturing the center

    Even as Hillary Clinton continues to absorb fire from a primary challenger on her left, she has begun executing a methodical general election strategy aimed chiefly at winning over voters in the center. Her campaign has laid out a road map for controlling crucial battleground states that centers...

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