White House to try again on background checks; Virginia Governor's race; Dow soars to record high; Proposed outer beltway

May 6, 2013 - 03:58 PM
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5/6/13

Today on NewsTalk: The White House is set to revive a push for stronger background checks for gun purchases. This comes, as the NRA vowed at their annual convention to continue their fight against the legislation. We discussed the latest in the gun control debate with Nan Aron of the Alliance for Justice.

Republican Ken Cuccinelli leads Democrat Terry McAuliffe in a new Washington Post poll. We discussed the Virginia governor's race with Post reporter Ben Pershing.

The stock market reaches a record high. Why is Wall Street so bullish and what does this mean for the average investor? We asked financial advisor Neal Mufti.

And a proposed Outer Beltway in Virginia generates mixed reaction. Analysis from WAMU transportation reporter Martin DiCaro.

Watch today's show below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday at 10am: D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

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