Archive for September 2013

Gov't Shutdown Looms; Obamacare 101; 'Skins Finally Win

September 30, 2013 - 12:20 PM
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University of Mary Washington political science professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about the looming government shutdown.

Politico's David Nather explained Obamacare open enrollment.

And journalist Elliott Smith talked about Washington's win over Oakland and the Nationals' disappointing season.

 

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Ralph Northam; Eleanor Holmes Norton; and Michael Mann

September 27, 2013 - 03:09 PM
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Today on NewsTalk, Bruce sat down with Virginia State Senator Ralph Northam, the democrat running for Lieutenant Governor.

He also talked to Delegrate Eleanor Holmes Norton about how Congress has done it again and havemanaged to reach the last days of the fiscal year without a budget plan for the new year.

Plus, he talked to Professor Michael Mann of Penn State University about how scientists can say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s.

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Shutdown Showdown; Kenya Mall Attack; VA Lt. Governor's Race; Gov. Debate Preview

September 25, 2013 - 11:52 AM
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Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) talked about the threat of a government shutdown, and the gun control debate in the wake of the shooting rampage at the Navy Yard.

WTOP’s J.J. Green discussed the terror group behind the mall attack in Kenya.

And WAMU’s Michael Lee Pope talked Virginia politics.

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Chief Cathy Lanier

September 24, 2013 - 11:50 AM
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Our monthly one-on-one with DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray

September 19, 2013 - 12:06 PM
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We had our monthly Q&A with DC Mayor Vincent Gray. Among today's topics: Monday's deadly mass shooting at the Navy Yard, reforming the system for tax lien sales, and the council's decision to uphold his veto on the living wage bill.

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Gun Control Debate; Income Inequality; David Grosso

September 18, 2013 - 11:01 AM
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Navy Yard Shooting Investigation; Preventing Foreclosure; LRAA Rally; Preparing for the Future

September 17, 2013 - 01:54 PM
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9/11 Anniversary; Syria Vote Delayed; Yvette Alexander

September 11, 2013 - 01:23 PM
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 Univ. of Mary Washington political science professor Stephen Farnsworth discussed the 12th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. Plus, President Obama’s address to the nation.

In our second half hour, DC Councilwoman Yvette Alexander talked about the Washington Post report on the failures of the District’s tax lien program, the fate of the large-retailer bill, the city’s new ethics rules and more. 

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Should the U.S Strike Syria?; VA Transportation Funding; How Small Debts Led To Home Seizures

September 9, 2013 - 12:45 PM
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As the President prepares to address the nation on Syria, reporter Steve Chenevey joined us with a look at where local members of Congress stand.

Virginia prepares to spend billions on new roads and transit. Which projects will get the green light? We asked Del. Vivian Watts (D-Fairfax). [Rescheduled from Friday.]

And a Washington Post investigation finds many DC area residents lost their homes because they owed the government small amounts of money. Reporter Debbie Cenziper joined us with the story

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The Race for VA Governor; Will Congress Okay Strike on Syria?; Tommy Wells

September 5, 2013 - 11:33 AM
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 With two months to go until election day, Del. Charniele Herring, head of the Virginia Democratic Party, and Corey Stewart (R), chairman of the Prince William Board of Supervisors, discussed the Virginia governor’s race.

WTOP’s J.J. Green talked about the debate over military strikes against Syria.

And DC Councilman Tommy Wells discussed the Large Retailer Accountability Act.

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Rep. Jim Moran; Councilmember Jack Evans; Football Preview; Hiring Veterans

September 3, 2013 - 03:08 PM
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