0:08 – Senate confirmation hearings: Deb Haaland, Xavier Becerra and Merrick Garland
John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is the National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation.
0:34 – The Texas polar vortex explained
Eugene Cordero (@eugeneccordero) is a professor in the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at San Jose State University, and founder of Green Ninja, an education provider that uses climate and environmental topics to teach middle school science.
1:08 – Family demands justice for killing of Angelo Quinto, 30, by Antioch Police, while in the midst of a mental health crisis
Cassandra Quinto-Collins is Angelo’s mother.
Isabella Collins is Angelo’s sister.
John Burris is a civil rights attorney, representing the family.
1:34 – Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force issues draft recommendations
Nikki Fortunato Bas (@nikki4oakland) is Oakland City Council President and council-member of District 2, and co-chairs the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force.
James Burch is the Policy Director of the Anti-Police Terror Project, and President of the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter. He served on the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force as an appointee at-large.