Aereo vs. Broadcasters; Deportations Protest; Sunday Talk Shows Lose Luster; Wizards Win!

April 23, 2014 - 12:08 PM
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Washington Post opinion blogger Alyssa Rosenberg offered analysis of the Aereo case now before the Supreme Court.

We talked with an immigration reform activist about the deportation protests occurring outside the White House.

Politico's Dylan Byers looked at the demise of the Sunday talk show.

And SportsTalk's Alex Parker discussed the Wizards big playoff win over the Bulls.

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Autism Awareness; Surge in DC Violence; Howard Lin For Congress; Does Golf Need Fixing?

April 22, 2014 - 09:31 AM
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Tonia Ferguson of the Autism Society discussed Autism Awareness month.

Peaceoholics co-founder Ron Moten talked about the surge in violent crime in DC.

Howard Lind discussed his bid to succeed Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va).

And PGA pro Mike Aldridge weighed in on proposals to reverse the decline in golf.

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Del. Tom Hucker; Jury Duty 101

April 21, 2014 - 01:41 PM
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Delegate Tom Hucker (D-Montgomery) talked about marijuana reform, the minimum wage increase and the House of Cards tax break. (He’s running for the Dist. 5 seat on the County Council.)

UDC law professor Andrew Ferguson discussed jury duty. He wrote and narrated a new video local jurors will see when they report for jury duty.

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Council Sues Mayor Gray; STEM Education; Wizards to Playoffs; US Veg Week

April 18, 2014 - 12:31 PM
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 We discussed the DC Council's lawsuit against Mayor Vincent Gray with Attorney Brian Netter.
Dr. Toby Horn talked about the importance of STEM education programs in schools.
And, The Wizards are heading to the playoffs. We chatted with Brian Jackson of Comcast SportsNet.
Are you ready to go meat-free? Erica Meier joined us with details on US VegWeek.

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More Problems for the Silver Line; Drivers Cash in; Allergy Relief; DC Health Insurance Sign-Up Extended

April 17, 2014 - 09:08 AM
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WAMU's Martin DiCaro joined us with the latest on Metro's Silver Line project, and how drivers are cashing in with services like UberX.


Plus, spring is in full bloom. We'll got tips for allergy sufferers from Laura Kate Bender of the American Lung Association.


And, the deadline has been extended for DC residents trying to sign up for health insurance. We talked with Mila Kofman, Executive Director of the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority.

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Doug Gansler; Tolls on 14th Street Bridge?; Unrest in Ukraine

April 16, 2014 - 12:17 PM
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Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler (D) discussed his gubernatorial bid.

And tolls on the 14th Street bridge? We got reaction from AAA's Lon Anderson.

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Jeb Bush 2016?; Sports Update

April 14, 2014 - 12:58 PM
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Republicans give Jeb Bush a serious look. Could 2016 feature another Clinton-Bush battle? We asked reporter Scott Thuman and GOP strategist Bob Rusbuldt.

Then, Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report talked about the Nationals rough weekend, the Capitals and the Masters.

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Phil Mendelson;Good Start for the Nats;Social Media 101 for Seniors

April 11, 2014 - 01:44 PM
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DC Councilman (D) Phil Mendelson talked about Cecil Mills case, Relisha Rudd case and the Mayoral Primary.

Author Fred Frommer talks about how good the Washington Nationals are looking so far

And helping seniors discover social media.

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Can Catania Win?; Rushern Baker; Bike to Work Day Preview

April 9, 2014 - 12:54 PM
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DC Councilman David Catania (I-At Large) talked about his mayoral bid.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker discussed the Md. Department of Housing's move to New Carrollton and the pursuit of the FBI.
And we previewed Bike to Work Day.

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MD Legislature Adjourns; Lame-Duck Lawmakers in DC

April 8, 2014 - 11:55 AM
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Del. Jolene Ivey and Senators Jamin Raskin and David Brinkley talked about this year's Maryland General Assembly session.

And the District settles in for a prolonged period of lame-duck government. We got analysis from WAMU's Patrick Madden and Doug Sloan.

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Doug Duncan's Comeback Bid; Tax Advice; Terps Fall to Notre Dame

April 7, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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Former Montomery County Executive Doug Duncan talked about his comeback bid.

CPA Joey Musmar answered viewers tax questions.

And reporter Monica McNutt discussed the Univ. of Md. women's basketball team's unexpected ride to the Final Four.

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USA VS. Bob McDonnell; Casino Promises Jobs in Pr. George's; David Letterman Retiring

April 4, 2014 - 12:40 PM
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Attorney Chris Ashby talked about the Restoration Fund's campaign to defend former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell.

Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin discussed efforts to force the new MGM casino project to hire county residents.

And, former Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales, discussed David Letterman's decision to retire in 2015.

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Allen Prevails in Ward 6 Primary; Who is Muriel Bowser?; Campaign Limits Struck Down

April 3, 2014 - 01:18 PM
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Ward 6 DC Council candidate Charles Allen talked about his win in this week's primary.
We talked politics with former DC Attorney General Peter Nickles.
And, Politico's Josh Gerstein discussed the impact of this week's big Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance.

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Bowser Wins Mayoral Primary; DeSean Jackson Headed to Washington

April 2, 2014 - 02:30 PM
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Analysis of the DC mayor and council primary. Joining us: ABC-7 DC Bureau Chief Sam Ford, Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney, DC Watch executive director Dorothy Brizill and political strategist Doug Sloan.

In our final segment, Alex Parker joined us by phone with with details on the Redskins signing of wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

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MD Pulls Plug on Health Exchange; VA Budget Impasse; WARL Celebrates 100 Years

April 1, 2014 - 02:30 PM
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Why Maryland finally pulled the plug on its troubled health exchange Web site. We talked with Baltimore Sun reporter Erin Cox and political strategist Andrew Feldman.

Sen. Adam Ebbin talked about Virginia's budget deadlock and his congressional bid.

And, the Washington Animal Rescue League marks its 100th anniversary. CEO Bob Ramin joined us with a dog rescued from Sochi, Russia.

 

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Pay College Players?; Muriel Bowser's Closing Argument; U.N. Tells U.S.: Let DC Vote

March 28, 2014 - 12:15 PM
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Our DC mayoral primary "closing argument" series concludes with Councilwoman Muriel Bowser.

A blockbuster ruling from a labor panel is a win for college athletes looking to form a union and get paid. Analysis from Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report.

A U.N. report calls on the U.S. to grant the District full voting representation in Congress. Activist Tim Cooper Skyped in from Singapore, with reaction from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.

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Jack Evans' Closing Argument; Malls See Decline in Foot Traffic; The 2014 Midterms; Graham Hits Rival on Ethics

March 27, 2014 - 08:08 AM
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DC mayoral candidate Jack Evans offered his ‘closing argument’ to DC voters.

Are shopping malls dying? We talked with Washington Business Journal editor Doug Fruehling.

DC Councilman Jim Graham claims his primary rival, Brianne Nadeau, has her own ethics issues. The two candidates addressed the latest charges.

And a pre-midterm election warning for conservatives from a moderate GOP activist: Don’t screw this up. We talked with former congressman Steve LaTourette.

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Tommy Wells' Closing Arguments; Gray Proposes News Ward 8 Hospital; VA Budget Impasse

March 26, 2014 - 01:11 PM
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DC Councilman Tommy Wells talked about his mayoral bid.

We took Mayor Vincent's Gray's announcement about plans for a new hospital in Ward 8. Wells shared his thoughts on the proposal.

And, Virginia lawmakers return to Richmond but are unable to resolve their impasse over the budget and Gov. McAuliffe's proposed Medicaid expansion. We talked with Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Del. Tag Greason (R-Loudoun).


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Andy Shallal's Closing Arguments; Snyder Establishes Original Americans Foundation

March 25, 2014 - 01:19 PM
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DC mayoral hopeful Andy Shallal discussed his campaign.

And SportsTalk host Alex Parker discussed Dan Snyder's new Original Americans Foundation.

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Can Gray Hold Off Bowser?; More Silver Line Delays;GOP May Take Senate;Snow Forecast

March 24, 2014 - 12:16 PM
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One week to go until election day in DC. Dorothy Brizill, executive director of DC Watch, joined us with the latest on where things stand.

WAMU's Martin DiCaro discussed the latest delay for Metro's Silver Line.

Politico's Dan Berman looked at what a GOP takeover of the Senate would mean for President Obama.

And are we getting snow? GMW meteorologist Jacqui Jeras has the answers.

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