Gun control debate; D.C. Councilman Vincent Orange; National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Street Smart Safety Campaign
Today on NewsTalk: The Senate voted 68 to 31 this morning to open debate on gun control, defeating a Republican filibuster threat. We discussed the gun legislation debate and other issues on Capitol Hill with POLITICO's Rachel Smolkin.
We talked with D.C. Councilman Vincent Orange about the Council's dissatisfaction with the D.C. Fire and EMS Department's leadership.
Adam Tenner, Executive Director of Metro TeenAids joined us to discuss the issue of HIV/AIDS among young people.
And, we spoke with George Branyan from the D.C. Department of Transportation about the city's street safety campaign.
Watch today's show below.
Friday at 10am: Part two of our D.C. Council debate with Perry Redd of the Statehood/Green Party and Democrats Elissa Silverman and Paul Zukerberg.