RG III Injured; Politico Polls Voters; A Life in Uniform

September 15, 2014 - 12:25 PM
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Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report joined us to discuss the 'Skin's win, RG III's injury and its potential impact on the team's season.

We talked with Politico's Steve Shepard about the results of a new poll on the economy, immigration and race relations.

And, author David Duchesneau talked about his book "Uniform" which honors those who serve.

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DC Statehood Goes to Capitol Hill; Improving Livability for Older Adults; Fall Fitness Success

September 12, 2014 - 01:33 PM
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The fight for statehood in the District heads to Congress. We talked with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

And, improving livability for DC's older residents. Cheryl Cort from the Coalition for Smarter Growth joined us with details from the "Moving an Age-Friendly DC" report.

Plus, fitness expert Josef Brandenburg offered advice to keep us working towards our fitness goals into the fall.

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Emergency Preparedness; Sharon Bulova; 1st Place Nats Extend Their Lead

September 10, 2014 - 12:38 PM
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Virginia’s emergency preparedness czar, Brian Moran, talked about hurricane season – and what families should do to prepare for the unexpected.

And we talked one-on-one with Fairfax Board chairwoman Sharon Bulova.

In our final segment, Sports Journalist Elliott Smith joined us by phone to discuss the red-hot Nationals.

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The Ray Rice Video; Cops Confiscating Cash; Obama to Address the Nation

September 9, 2014 - 12:44 PM
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Journalist Michael Williams and attorney Nicole Cober discussed the Ray Rice video.

Cops who routinely confiscate cash from motorists on the interstate. Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow joined us with the story.

And we got a preview of President Obama's address to the nation from Politico's Josh Gerstein.

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CAIR Denounces ISIL; Ethics in VA; 'Skins Fall to Texans; 'Skins Name Debate

September 8, 2014 - 02:03 PM
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Zainab Chaudry of the Council on American-Islamic Relations talked about ISIL's killing in the name of Islam.

What impact will the McDonnell verdict have on Virginia politics? We ased porter Jeff Goldberg, who covered the former governor's trial.

Washington Post reporter Cindy Boren broke down the 'Skins-Texans game.

And crisis managers offer advice to Dan Snyder. We talked with Washingtonian's Ben Freed.

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McDonnells Found Guilty; Battling ISIL; 1-On-1 with Pr. George's Co. Schools CEO

September 5, 2014 - 01:06 PM
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WTOP's Max Smith and legal analyst A. Scott Bolden discussed the jury verdict in the McDonnell case.

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) discussed the threats posed by ISIL and Russia.

And we talked education with Prince George's Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell.

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DC 2024 Olympic Bid; NATO Summit Begins; 'Skins-Texans Preview

September 4, 2014 - 12:32 PM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about the Relisha Rudd case and the re-write of the city's gun laws.

Politico's Roger Simon discussed the NATO summit.

And we got an NFL preview from journalist Rick Snider.

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NATO Summit Preview; Washington Post Under New Leadership; NFL Preview

September 3, 2014 - 12:59 PM
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Politico's Josh Gerstein previewed the NATO summit.

Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe talked about the selection of Fred Ryan to be publisher of the Washington Post.

And Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report previewed the NFC East and offered his "Top 5 Teams to Watch."

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Stadium Speculation; The State of Labor; MD Road Funding Referendum

September 2, 2014 - 12:20 PM
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Washington Post Business reporter Jonathan O'Connell joined us with the latest on Dan Snyder's early planning for a new stadium -- and how it might fold into the region's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

A debate over the state of labor, pitting the AFL-CIO's Brad Bauman against Greg Mourad of the National Right to Work Committee.

Maryland voters will decide a referendum that bars transfers from the Transportation Trust Fund to the general fund. AAA's Lon Anderson explained. 

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Kaya Henderson; Obama: "We Have No Strategy"; Fitness: Fact or Fiction?

August 29, 2014 - 08:33 AM
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DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson talked about the start of the new school year.

Politico's Josh Gerstein provided analysis of what some are calling an Obama gaffe.

And we played "Fitness Fact -- or Fiction" with personal trainer Josef Brandenburg.

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Bank of America Settlement; DC School Boundary Fight; Snyder Wants New Stadium

August 28, 2014 - 09:01 AM
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Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler talked about Bank of America settlement.

A cool reception for DC's school boundary changes. Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis discuused.

And columnist Rick Snider provided reaction to Dan Snyder's new stadium talk.

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McDonnells on Trial; Uber VS. Taxis; Mile-High Brawl Over "Knee-Defender"

August 27, 2014 - 01:51 PM
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Reporter Rebecca Cooper and Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney discussed the McDonnell trial and the expansion of Uber, which threatens the traditional taxi industry.

Also, we discussed the "knee defender," made by a DC inventor, at the center of a mid-scuffle on a cross-country flight this week

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What Do We Know About ISIL?; The War of 1812; Mystics Fall Short in Game 2

August 26, 2014 - 12:11 PM
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The White House weighs its options in response to the threat posed by ISIL. Reporter Scott Thuman joined us with the latest.

As the bicentennial of the War of 1812 approaches, we talked with Washington Post reporter Steve Vogel about his new book, "Through the Perilous Fight."

And the Washington Mystics' best season in years ends with a playoff loss to Indiana. Reporter Monica McNutt discussed their season.

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McDonnell Testifies; A Quarterback Controversy; The Playoff-Bound Nats

August 25, 2014 - 12:31 PM
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Did Bob McDonnell throw his wife under the bus? We asked legal analyst A. Scott Bolden. 

And,  what's the top sports story in Washington right now, the Nationals or Robert Griffin III? We talked with Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report.

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Domestic Violence in Pr. George's; Franchot Unveils School Proposal; Red-Hot Nats; Pet Medical Care

August 22, 2014 - 02:01 PM
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Prince George's State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks talked about the county's response to the domestic violence crisis.

Should the new school year start before or after Labor Day? Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot offered his plan.

Sports journalist Dennis Tuttle discussed the red-hot Nationals and their battle with MASN.

And our Friday Focus on You looks at what happens when pets need medical care their families can't afford.

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Mayor Vincent Gray

August 21, 2014 - 01:53 PM
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Our monthly 1-on-1 conversation with DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray.

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Chief Cathy Lanier

August 20, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the District's marijuana referendum and the recent ruling against the city's gun laws.

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

August 19, 2014 - 01:02 PM
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Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker talked about the death of a 3-year-old at the hands of her father.

And we talked with Ted Wroth, executive director of the Maryland Senior Olympics.

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

August 18, 2014 - 01:56 PM
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Are local police over-militarized? We asked Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

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McDonnells on Trial; Obama Vacation; Managing Your Boss

August 15, 2014 - 12:52 PM
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As the prosecution rests, reporter Jeff Goldberg takes us inside the courtroom in U.S. vs. Bob and Maureen McDonnell.

Politico's Steve Shepard discussed President Obama's 'vacation from hell.'
And in our Friday Focus on You, workplace expert Mary Abbajay talked about the importance of 'managing up.'

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