Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; FBI to Pr. George's?

July 31, 2014 - 02:02 PM
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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the looming Congressional recess, a federal judge's ruling on the DC handgun ban, and more.

In our second half hour, Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin discussed the FBI Headquarters search, the MGM Casino project, and the Silver line's impact.

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McDonnells' Corruption Trial; FBI HQ Shortlist; #JustifyIt Campaign

July 30, 2014 - 01:19 PM
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Legal Analyst A. Scott Bolden joined us to discuss the latest on the DC gun ban ruling.

The site of the new FBI headquarters is narrowed down to three sites. We discussed the latest with Washington Business Journal Reporter Daniel Sernovitz.

And, DC Fire Fighters Association President Ed Smith talked about the #JustifyIt campaign to prevent texting while driving.

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Gay Marriage Ban Lifted; Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional; Immigration Reform

July 29, 2014 - 12:56 PM
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Virginia's gay marriage ban is ruled unconstitutional. We discussed the decision with Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers.

In the District, city leaders are fighting back against a federal judge's ruling that overturns the city's handgun ban. At-Large Councilman David Grosso joined us to discuss that and more.

And, Agenda's Alejandro Negron discussed the push for immigration reform.

 

 

 

 

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The Silver Line Opens; Police Officer Deaths on the Rise; DC Soccer Stadium; Play Smart Campaign

July 28, 2014 - 11:37 AM
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Reporter Kris Van Cleave discussed the opening of the Silver line.

More officers are being killed in the line of duty. Craig Floyd, of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund provided insight.

And, we talked with a member of ANC-6D about the planned soccer stadium in Buzzard Point, and a transportation study that's raising concern.

Plus, tips on avoiding lottery scams with the "VA Lottery Play Smart Campaign."

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Metro's GM Previews Silver Line; Mayor Vincent Gray; Fixing the VA

July 25, 2014 - 01:25 PM
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Metro GM Richard Sarles talked about the opening of the Silver Line.

Mayor Vince Gray talkedabout the budget autonomy amendment approved by a Senate panel. Also: the DC residents who brought their neighborhood concerns to Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD).

And Politico's Burgess Everett discussed the stalemate in Congress on efforts to reform the VA.

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Metro's Silver Line; WTT Playoffs Begin; The Clinton Wars, Again; 'Skins Training Camp

July 24, 2014 - 01:09 PM
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WTOP's Max Smith talked about the opening of Metro's Silver Line.

Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein previewed tonight's Eastern Conference playoff battle against Philadelphia.

Politico's Steve Shepard talked about the renewal of the 'Clinton wars.'

And as Washington's training camp opens in Richmond, Q&A with our Monica McNutt.

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DC Police Conduct Controversial Sting Ops; Obamacare Legal Battle; Obama Backs DC Statehood

July 23, 2014 - 12:49 PM
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Washington Post reporter Ann Marimow described the undercover sting operations MPD uses to ensnare potential criminals.

Politico's Joanne Kenen talked about this week's conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies.

And President Obama backs DC statehood. Now what? We asked DC Vote's James Jones and District delegate candidate Nelson Rimensnyder.

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MGM Casino Plan Approved; Sports Roundup; School Lunch Reform

July 22, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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Reporter Brad Bell talked about the vote to move forward with a casino in Prince George's.

Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report discussed the Nationals push into first place, the Wizards and the start of training camp.

And Politico's Jennifer Epstein joimed us with the latest on the fight over healthier school lunches.

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UMC CEO Speaks Out; Bowser on the Defensive; Being Gay in the South

July 21, 2014 - 01:35 PM
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United Medical Center CEO David Small talked about efforts to improve health care east of the Anacostia River.

Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis discussed the Park Southern controversy.

And what's it like to be gay in the South? We asked Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers, who is just back from a trip to the region.

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Downed; Ft. Washington Slope Failure; Cutting Carbs for Weight Loss; GOP Targets DC Laws

July 18, 2014 - 12:28 PM
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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) talked about the downing of a Malaysian jetliner.

We discussed the latest on the Prince George's slope failure from Washington Post reporter Arelis Hernandez.

Fitness expert Josef Brandenburg discussed the link between carbs and weight gain.

And Mark Plotkin talked about Congress's assault on DC's guns and pot laws.

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray

July 17, 2014 - 12:39 PM
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Mayor Vince Gray talked about congressional interference in the city's marijuana and gun laws.

Also: that DC resident who had to show his passport to the TSA to return to the District.

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Affordable Housing;Evanegelicals and Gay Marriage

July 16, 2014 - 12:00 PM
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The Community Foundation's Terry Lee Freeman and Peter Tatian of the Urban Institute talked about the region's affordable housing squeeze, which a new report says is "acute."

And Evangelicals sing a new tune on same-sex marriage. The Orange County Register's Jim Hinch reports.

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'Ban the Box'; Route 1 Safety; DC Budget Veto Override

July 15, 2014 - 09:42 AM
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DC Councilman Kenyan McDuffie talked about 'ban the box' legislation, the override of the Mayor's budget veto and streetcar funding.

AAA's John Townsend II discussed the safety improvements coming to Rt. 1.

Also, how changes at Union Station make it more likely you'll miss your train. And, City Paper's Will Sommer on what the veto override says about the Mayor's status at City Hall.

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Electronic Medical Records; CitiGroup Settlement; World Cup Review

July 14, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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Why your health records may be vulnerable to hacking. Politico's David Pittman reports.

Former DC Attorney General Peter Nickles talked about AG Eric Holder's "major" financial fraud announcement.

And Coach Richard Broad talked about the World Cup.

 

 

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Immigration Crisis; Repealing Obamacare; Disconnecting from the workplace; Sarvis for VA Senate

July 11, 2014 - 11:49 AM
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Politico's Roger Simon talked about the border crisis.


Do you have trouble disconnecting from work while on vacation? We talked with workplace expert Mary Abbajay.

And Libertarian Robert Sarvis discussed his bid for the U.S. Senate from Virginia

 

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; "S Street Rising"; The Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

July 10, 2014 - 12:59 PM
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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the Hobby Lobby ruling and the border crisis.

Former Washington Post reporter Ruben Castaneda discussed his new book, "S Street Rising."

And, Lola Adele-Oso discussed the latest efforts to rescue the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.

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Pop-Up Homes; Immigration Crisis; Remembering Wayne Curry; Improving Bike Safety

July 9, 2014 - 12:51 PM
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Greater Greater Washington's David Alpert talked about pop-up townhomes, McMansions and "nasty" cyclists.

And Prince George's Executive Rushern Baker remembers his predecessor, the late Wayne Curry.

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Boehner VS. Obama; Bowser Turns Down Debates; World Cup Semis Preview

July 8, 2014 - 02:01 PM
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Politico's Dan Berman discussed House Speaker John Boehner's threat to sue President Obama.

Washingtonian editor-at-large Harry Jaffe shared his thoughts on former mayor Anthony Williams's endorsement of Muriel Bowser.

And Coach Richard Broad previewed this week's World Cup semi-finals.

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Washington Kastles; Soccer in DC; "Coal Rollers"; Route 1 in College Park

July 7, 2014 - 03:05 PM
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Phil Mendelson; Hurricane Arthur; Peaceoholics' Rise and Fall

July 3, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joined us for our monthly Q&A.

Meteorologist Brian van de Graaff joined us with the latest on Hurricane Arthur.

And Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the rise and fall of the Peaceoholics.

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