Meena Venkataramanan was a 2021 reporting intern for the Los Angeles Times with the Washington, D.C., bureau. Her work has appeared in the Arizona Republic, the Texas Tribune, Politico, Harvard Magazine and ABC News, among other publications. A recent graduate of Harvard University, she was raised in Tucson and will always remain a proud Arizonan.
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Feb. 25, 2022
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Jan. 3, 2022
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Sept. 17, 2021
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Sept. 10, 2021
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Aug. 26, 2021
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Aug. 25, 2021
The agency could see big changes if Ed Gonzalez wins Senate confirmation. What would that look like?
Aug. 25, 2021
Moderates back down from threats to delay spending package with assurances from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Aug. 24, 2021
Members of California’s congressional delegation, the nation’s largest, are split in their views on the dysfunctional U.S. exit from Afghanistan.
Aug. 20, 2021