Leopold Guilty; Metro's Construction Needs; Hypocrisy in Congress

January 30, 2013 - 02:11 PM
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Today on NewsTalk, we discussed the misconduct conviction of Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold and the possible expulsion that lies ahead. WBAL Radio's Robert Lang joined us by phone with the latest.

Plus, live coverage of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' emotional statements during a Senate Judiciary committee hearing on curbing gun violence.

Then, Washington Post transportation columnist Robert Thomson, AKA Dr. Gridlock, shared his thoughts on Metro's long-term construction needs and the looming Rosslyn tunnel "fiasco."

And in our final segment, Josh Israel of the Center for American Progress talked about the lawmakers who supported disaster aid for their own districts but opposed aid for victims of super-storm Sandy.

Watch today's show below and after the jump.

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