Virginia state Senators Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Dick Black (R-Loudoun) talked about Governor McAuliffe’s gun proposals, the Medicaid battle (Round 2), the proposed sentence for former governor Bob McDonnell and ethics reform.
Also, Sen. Ted Cruz earns the ire of fellow Republicans, with a legislative maneuver that went awry, allowing Democrats to muscle through Obama appointments that appeared stalled. Analyzed by republican BOB RUSBUDLT and talk show host STEVE SHEPARD
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) explained why he voted against the $1 trillion measure to keep the federal government funded. Then, DC Councilman David Grosso (I-At Large) reacted to the gutting of the city's marijuana legalization referendum.
CIA chief John Brennan defended his agency in the wake of the just-released Senate report on torture. We got analysis from WTOP's J.J. Green.
And, workplace expert Mary Abbajay offered advice for office holiday parties.
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Rep. Jim Moran and Politico's Glenn Thrush talk about the CIA torture report.
WTOP's Noah Frank discusses the college football final four.
And DC Vote reacts to the latest attack on DC home rule.
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We talked about sex assault on and off campus, and the flawed story in Rolling Stone Magazine about a now-disputed assault at U-Va. Joining us: Leslie Morgan Steiner, author of "Crazy Love"; Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak and commentator Tom Threlkeld.
Then: Tom talked about Washington's loss to St. Louis, the Wizards and more.
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DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the Garner case, the lame-duck session of Congress and the legacy of Marion Barry.
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple discussed the Rolling Stones report on a sex assault at UVA. *This was recorded before the magazine reported discrepancies in the woman's account of the assault*
Our conversation with Erik was cut short as we took live coverage of President Obama announcing Ashton Carter as his nominee for Secretary of Defense.
In our final segment, we convened a special panel remembering the late Marion Barry.
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The Supreme Court hears oral argument in cases dealing with pregnancy in the workplace and online threats. Journalist Ken Jost will took us inside the courtroom.
As Marion Barry’s body lies in repose in the Wilson Building, we talked with Omar Tyree, co-author of Barry’s autobiography.
President Obama appoints a task force to address police-community relations, with former MPD chief Charles Ramsey at the helm. We talked with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund.
And DC Council chairman Phil Mendelson discussed his sharp disagreement with Mayor Gray over how to fund the soccer stadium.
The DC Council gives tentative approval to a new soccer stadium, but financing questions remain. And Tuesday's Council session brought the fierce clash between Mayor Gray and Chairman Phil Mendelson into the open. We talked with the mayor, and with Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis.
Then, University of Richmond scholar Stephen Nash discussed his new book, "Virginia Climate Fever."
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A group calling itself the "DCFerguson Movement" carries out traffic-blocking action throughout the region, provoking a harsh response on social media. We'll talk with co-organizer Eugene Puryear. The National Wildlife Federation's Collin O'Mara talks about the White House proposal to limit emissions from plants and factories. Colt McCoy is a clear upgrade but Washington falls to the Colts in Indy. WTOP's Noah Frank has analysis. And we'll talk about diabetic eye disease with ophthalmologist Frank Spellman. click continue to read segments 2-4
Washington Post reporter Jonathan O’Connell talked on the negotiations over a DC United stadium.
Foreign correspondent Atia Abawi talked about global hot spots and her new book, “The Secret Sky.”
Apple Federal Credit Union’s John Harwell had advice on how to keep personal financial information from ending up in the wrong hands.
And we visited with Aline Newman of the Catalogue for Philanthropy.