Bowser-Racine Cease-fire; Democrats Divided Over Trade Pact

April 24, 2015 - 10:04 AM
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DC Councilman Kenyan McDuffie talked about the mayor's sales tax proposal and her turf battle with AG Karl Racine. Politico's Adam Behsudi looked at why the proposed trade pact with Asian nations has divided congressional Democrats. And WAMU reporter Michael Pope had the latest on a new conflict of interest case in Richmond.
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Same-sex marriage debate; The White House beat

April 23, 2015 - 02:16 PM
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DC Sports; Hogan's Decisions; Dulles Airport Losing Passengers

April 22, 2015 - 11:55 AM
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Earth Day Preview; Pr. George's Property Tax Debate; Highly Anticipated Clinton Book Out Soon

April 21, 2015 - 12:22 PM
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The National Wildlife Federation's Hilary Falk talked about the 2010 Gulf oil spill and previews Earth Day.

Prince George's Executive Baker seeks a tax hike to boost school funding. We talked with former Councilman Tom Dernoga and parent activist Curtis Valentine.

And a new book could cast an unflattering light on White House hopeful Hillary Clinton. Washington Post reporter Erik Wemple provided analysis.
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AG Karl Racine/Mayor Bowser's Turf Battle; VA Ethics Reform; Cap/Wizards

April 20, 2015 - 01:40 PM
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DC Attorney General Karl Racine talked about his turf battle with the mayor.


WAMU reporter Michael Lee Pope looked at the ethics reform legislation approved by Virginia lawmakers.


And SportsTalk's Alex Parker provided a Capitals and Wizards update. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see remaining segments.

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"Free Range" Parenting; MD Session Re-Cap; Friday Focus on You

April 17, 2015 - 01:23 PM
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Perspective on the "free-range parenting" debate. We got expert advice from Georgetown University Hospital child psychologist Matthew Biel.

We talked about the just-concluded session of the Maryland General Assembly. With us: Senators Rich Madaleno (D-Montgomery) and Michael Hough (R-Frederick).

And in our Friday Focus on You, advice for helping your kids eat right and exercise more. Our guest: personal trainer Josef Brandenburg.


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Snyder Searches for Stadium; Gyrocopter Invades Capitol Lawn; Secret GOP Vetting

April 16, 2015 - 12:04 PM
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Dan Snyder eyes Virginia for a new stadium. Washington Post reporter Jonathan O'Connell joined us with the latest.

How did a Florida mailman land a gyrocopter without being shot down? We asked former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino and I-Team reporter Joce Sterman.

And National Journal reporter Tim Alberta talked about private meetings a group of social conservatives has planned with the GOP presidential hopefuls.


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Phil Mendelson; Metro Searches for New GM;Tensions Rise as MD Assembly Adjourns; Caps Playoffs Preview

April 15, 2015 - 08:08 AM
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DC Councilman Phil Mendelson talked about the mayor’s budget proposal, the Bowser-Racine turf battle and the Pepco-Exelon merger.


Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan talked about Gov. Larry Hogan’s standoff with the Maryland General Assembly and Metro’s search for a new General Manager.


And Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report previewed the Caps-Islanders series and looks at the Nationals woes.


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Gov. Hogan, Lawmakers Spar Over Budget; Rubio Joins the Race; Tax Day Rally

April 14, 2015 - 12:03 PM
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WJLA’s Brad Bell and WBAL’s Rob Lang and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker discussed the just-concluded session of the Maryland General Assembly.


Republican strategist and Reagan biographer Craig Shirley and Politico's Katie Glueck talked about Marco Rubio’s bid for the White House.


And Patrick Mara of the DC Republican Party previewed a tax day rally scheduled for the Capitol.


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Hillary Makes It Official; Police Use of Force

April 13, 2015 - 11:38 AM
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Hillary Clinton announces she's a candidate for president. We talked with Eleanor Clift, author of "Madame President," former congressman Jim Moran and Republican strategist Bob Rusbuldt.


Then: Dr. Elsie Scott, former NYPD deputy commissioner for training, talked about use-of-force, cameras and more.


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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

April 10, 2015 - 12:44 PM
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser talked about her proposal to fund homelessness relief with a bump in the sales tax, the city’s relationship with Congress and more.


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Is There a Skills Gap in America?; Mayor Bowser's First 100 Days; Who's DC's Top Sports Team Now?; WH Supports Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy

April 9, 2015 - 11:55 AM
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Economist Peter Morici explained why job growth is sluggish and wages are flat.


Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe discussed Mayor Bowser's first 100 days in office and whether the Nats are gaining popularity over the Skins.


In our final segment, Washington Blade reporter Chris Johnson discussed The White House supporting a ban on gay conversion therapy. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see remaining segments.

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The Marijuana Revolution; The 2016 Presidential Race; Tiger Returns to Masters Tournament

April 8, 2015 - 01:13 PM
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What to expect now that DC has legalized marijuana. We talked with Bruce Barcott, author of "Weed the People".
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The Push for Equality; Big Decisions Loom For High Court; Is This the Nationals Year?

April 7, 2015 - 01:59 PM
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GetEqual’s Angela Peoples talked about religious freedom laws.


Ken Jost discussed his new book, “Trending Toward Justice.”


And Tom Threlkeld looked at the high expectations surround the Nationals.


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2016 Campaign; Bicounty Parkway; Opening Day

April 6, 2015 - 12:16 PM
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DC Atty. General Karl Racine; Bowser Unveils 2016 Budget; Leaders Reach Deal on Iran Nukes

April 3, 2015 - 12:26 PM
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DC Attorney General Karl Racine talked about the District's gun restrictions, the new marijuana law and his bid to retain settlement money within the AG's office.


Sam Ford looked at Mayor Bowser's budget proposal. Councilman Jack Evans and DC Republican Party Chairman Patrick Mara joined us by phone.


And Politico's Leigh Munsil talked about the Iranian nuclear technology accord.


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Fmr. Rep. Tom Davis; A Call for Disclosure; UMD Women Head to the Final Four; Nats Preview

April 2, 2015 - 02:10 PM
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Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis (R) talked about Metro, the Iran talks and the Indiana controversy.

Should government contractors be forced to disclose their political contributions? We asked Public Citizen's Craig Holman.

And WTOP's Noah Frank talked about the Nationals and the U-Md's chances for success in the NCAA Final Four.

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DC Gun Laws Under Fire; The Property Tax Debate; The Pepco-Exelon Merger

April 1, 2015 - 02:21 PM
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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) talked about GOP efforts to weaken DC gun laws, the need for management reform at the Secret Service and Loretta Lynch’s long wait for a confirmation vote.


Prince George’s Council President Mel Franklin talked about Executive Baker’s proposal to bust the county’s decades-old property tax cap.


And civic watchdog Jeff Hooke talked about casino gambling, the Exelon-Pepco merger and Maryland’s pension system.

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Does Indy Law Allow Discrimination?; Baker Seeks Rise in Property Taxes; 'Kidnapped by Nuns'

March 31, 2015 - 01:30 PM
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A debate over Indiana's religious freedom law. We talked with Brian Brown, head of the National Organization for Marriage, and Rev. Graylan Hagler of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ.


Former PG school board president Alvin Thornton, a political science professor at Howard Univ., talked about Executive Baker's tax hike proposal.


And former CBS News correspondent Bob Fuss discussed his new book, "Kidnapped by Nuns."


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Regulating Drones; Hogan, Lawmakers Debate Tax Relief; Is Metro an Agency Adrift?; Baker's Budget

March 30, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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Sen. Jim Rosapepe (D-Prince George's) talked about the regulation of drones.
Washington Post reporter Robert McCartney looked at whether Metro is an agency adrift. Also: Executive Baker's proposal to lift the property tax cap in Prince George's.
And Politico's Kevin Robillard discussed Gov. Mike Pence's interview on ABC's This Week.
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