The Richard Beene Show, KERN NEWS TALK/96.1 FM, Regular Political Analysis, January 19, 2017 through the present.

“Newsmakers: Government Shutdown.” KGET17, January 24, 2019.

“Newsmakers: SCOTUS Nominee.” KGET17, July 10, 2018.

“How A 1954 Law Called the Johnson Amendment Shapes Politics and Religions.” NPR/WBUR 90.0, August 31, 2018.

“Elevating Female Leadership in the Catholic Church.” Religious News Service, December 21, 2017. 

“Does the Bible Give Trump Moral Authority to Kill Kim Jong Un, As Trump’s Pastor Says?”, August 11, 2017.

“Trump Claims He Got Rid of the Johnson Amendment.  Is that True?”, July 19, 2017.

“Trump and the Central Valley.”  German National Public Radio, On-Campus Interview, March 8, 2017

“Los Trump, la familia que ilega a la Casa Blanca rodeada de engmas.”  La Nacion. December 20, 2017.

“CSUB Professor Previews Election Day.” KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Wednesday, November 8, 2016.

California Proposition 58: English Proficiency. Multilingual Education. Initiative Statute.” Schmolitics Podcast, Monday, October 26, 2016.

“What Republicans Will Do if Trump Looses.”  Christian Science Monitor, Friday, October 21, 2016.

“CSUB Political Science Professor Analyzes the Vice Presidential Debate.”  KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Wednesday, October 5, 2016.“Election Discussion.”  Schmolitics Podcast, Thursday, August 18, 2016

“CSUB Political Science Professor Analyzes Democratic National Convention.” KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Friday, July 29, 2016.

“Political Science Professor Talks Trump, RNC.” KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Friday, July 22, 2016. Available at

“Trump and Anger in America.”  BBC,  Phone Interview, June 1, 2016.

“McCarthy Primary Race 23rd Congressional District.” Associated Press Interview, Friday, May 27, 2016.

“Bakersfield Politics Get Heated as Candidate Bernie Sanders Plans to Visit.” Bakersfield 23, Thursday, May 26, 2016.  Available at

“Interview with Larry Marino on Oildale, the Central Valley and the Republican Primary.” KRLA AM 870/Sunday Morning News Makers, April 10, 2016.

“Analyst: California Could Play Pivotal Role in Republican Primary.”  Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Available at

 “Conservative Oildale Could Be a Bellwether of how Trump’s Message Translate in California.”  Los Angeles Times. Monday, April 4, 2016.  Available at

“Primary Town Hall Analysis.” First Look with Scott Cox, KERN NEWS TALK/96.1 FM.  Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

 “Bakersfield Mayor’s Race Yields 25 Candidates, Shattering City Record.” Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  The Californian, Available at

“Candidates and Mental Health.”  KGET, Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Available at

 “Political Science Professor Talks Election.” KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Available at

 “Super Tuesday Analysis.”  First Look with Scott Cox, KERN NEWS TALK/96.1 FM.  Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

 “GOP Loses Ground Among Kern County Registered Voters.”  KBAK & KBFK Eyewitness News, Monday, February 29, 2016. Available at

“New Hampshire Primary Analysis.”  First Look with Scott Cox, KERN NEWS TALK/96.1 FM.  Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

“Iowa Caucus Analysis.”  First Look with Scott Cox, KERN NEWS TALK/96.1 FM.  Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

 “Iowa Caucus.”  KGET TV Interview.  Friday, February 5, 2016.  Aired, Monday, February 8, 2016.

“Pope’s Comments to Congress Touch Issues of Local Importance.” Bakersfield 23 News. Media Interview, Thursday, September 24, 2015, California State University, Bakersfield.