Archive for October 2013

Mayor Vincent Gray; VA Lt. Governor Candidate E.W. Jackson

October 31, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Our monthly interview with DC Mayor Vince Gray.
And, Rev. E.W. Jackson, the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor in Virginia.

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President on the Sidelines?; Cleaning Up DC City Hall; NSA Surveillance Draws Fire

October 30, 2013 - 12:55 PM

As the White House juggles multiple crises, the administration's frequent reply -- 'the President wasn't aware' -- wears thin. Politico's Josh Gerstein joined us with the latest.

Does the DC Council's ethics bil go far enough? We got analysis from Dorothy Brizill of DC Watch.

And anger at the NSA's surveillance of ordinary Americans and foreign leaders mounts. We talked with Kathleen McClellan of the Government Accountability Project.

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Chief Cathy Lanier

October 29, 2013 - 12:45 PM

DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier joined us for our monthly Q&A. Among the topics: Decriminalizing marijuana, the shooting at the U.S. Capitol, and staying safe this Halloween.

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Reforming PG Schools; Broncos Bury Washington; Health Site Woes Continue

October 28, 2013 - 11:35 AM

Prince George's Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell talked about his plan to boost student achievement.

DC Pro Sports Report's Tom Threlkeld discussed the Wizards big trade, the 'Skins big loss and the hiring of Matt Williams to coach the Nationals.

And Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) talked about the ailing ACA web site and the prospects for immigration reform.

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Chris Matthews Talks Politics; VA Gubernatorial Race; Doug Gansler Controversy

October 25, 2013 - 12:25 PM

MSNBC's Chris Matthews talked about the government shutdown, immigration, Washington dysfunction, the mid-term elections and his new book, "Tip and The Gipper."
Reporters Jeff Goldberg and Michael Lee Pope talked about the final Cuccinelli-McAuliffe debate.
And former state Senator David Harrington talked about the latest controversy surrounding gubernatorial hopeful Doug Gansler.
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The Fight Against HIV/AIDS; DC Marijuana Debate

October 24, 2013 - 01:10 PM

Local health officials try to get a handle on the region's HIV infection rate, which remains at Third World levels. We talked with Don Blanchon, Executive Director of the Whitman-Walker Clinic.

And, Should possession of small amounts of marijuana be decriminalized? We talked with advocate Paul Zukerberg.

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ACA Rollout Marred; "Street Smart" Campaign; World Series Preview

October 23, 2013 - 12:47 PM

Reporter Kris Van Cleave joined us with the latest on White House efforts to fix

DDOT's George Branyan discussed the StreetSmart bike and pedestrian safety campaign that launches this week.

And sports historian and author Dennis Tuttle provided a preview of  the World Series. We also talked about the Nationals' search for a new manager and the Washington football team name controversy.

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Purple Line Update; GOP Abandoning Cuccinelli?; GWU Admissions Scrutinized; Falling Gas Prices

October 22, 2013 - 12:05 PM

Washington Post reporter Katherine Shaver joined us with the latest on the Purple Line.

Are GOP donors abandoning Ken Cuccinelli? We talked with National Journal's Beth Reinhard.

Are GW's admissions policies as "need-blind" as school officials say? We asked Jeremy Diamond of the GW Hatchet.

Plus, consumers find relief at the pump. How low will prices go? AAA's John Townsend II provided some insight.

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The Shutdown's Lasting Impacts; Gov. McAuliffe?; "Kicking for the Dream"

October 21, 2013 - 12:17 PM

Is federal budget chaos undercutting efforts to woo top talent to the government? We asked John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe? Polls say it could happen. We talked with Politico's James Hohmann about "The Macker's" transition from fundraiser to candidate.

And we met a local athlete who is raising money for a worthy cause.

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Mayor Vincent Gray; DC Gets Partial Win in Budget Deal; Gov't Shutdown Fallout

October 18, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Mayor Vincent Gray talked about the city's partial win in the just-concluded budget showdown, and the work that lies ahead.

Politico's Roger Simon looked at the GOP's epic failure to win anything from the budget crisis.

And Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked DC politics.

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Gov. Bob McDonnell; Rep. Gerry Connolly; Gov't Shutdown Ends

October 17, 2013 - 12:43 PM


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and former congressman Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) discussed the end to the budget and debt ceiling showdowns.

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David Catania; Gov't Shutdown: Day 16; VA Governor's Race

October 16, 2013 - 11:54 AM

DC Councilman David Catania talked about the government shutdown and education.

In our second half hour, northern Virginia state senator Barbara Favola and Fairfax County Republican Party Chairman Jay McConville discussed the race for governor.

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The Gansler-Ivey Ticket; Govt. Glitches; Shutdown Day 15

October 15, 2013 - 01:48 PM

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del. Jolene Ivey, his running mate, discussed their campaign. It's their first interview since becoming a ticket.

In our second half hour, Politico's Kyle Cheney explained why is such a disaster.

And we discussed the impact of the government shutdown with Jenn Nycs-Conner of the Washington Business Journal and ABC7 Reporter John Gonzalez.

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Govt. Shutdown Day 14; Redskins Name Debate; Cowboys Defeat Skins

October 14, 2013 - 06:46 AM

DC Chamber CEO Barbara Lang talked about the government shutdown and her tenure as head of that organziation.

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney looked at Doug Gansler's selection of a running mate, the Gansler trooper-misuse story in Sunday's Post, the early post-mortems in the Virginia governor's race, and the Washington football team name controversey.

And journalist Elliott Smith talked about Sunday's loss to the Cowboys.

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Eleanor Holmes Norton; Rushern Baker; Government Shutdown; Cowboys Redskins Preview

October 11, 2013 - 12:41 AM

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) District of Columbia discussed her spirited conversation with the President over the District’s budget.

.Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker talked about the government shutdown’s impact on his county. Also, the proposal to raise the minimum wage locally.

SportsTalk 570’s Andy Pollin previewed Sunday night’s game between Washington and Dallas.

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Shutdown's Impact on Localities; Football Concussion Risk Probed

October 9, 2013 - 01:04 PM


Fairfax Board Chairwoman Sharon Bulova talked about the impact the federal government shutdown is having on local governments. DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson also joined us by phone.

And Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report discussed the Frontline documentary on concussions in the NFL. And we'll preview Washington-Dallas.

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Is Clock Ticking on "Redskins?"; Tea Party Antics Wearing Thin?' VA Governor's Race

October 8, 2013 - 11:51 AM

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) talked about the government shutdown.

Jacqueline Johnson Pata of the American Congress of American Indians discussed the Redskins name controversy.

In our second half hour, Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker talked about the tea party members of Congress who may get a Republican primary challenge.

Then, Politico's Alex Burns and Steve Contorno of The Washington Examiner discussed the Virginia Governor's race.

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Gov't Shutdown Enters 2nd Week; Johnny Holliday

October 7, 2013 - 12:41 PM

Reporter Rebecca Cooper talked about the government shutdown and the race for governor in Virginia.
Sportscaster Johnny Holiday talked about his 35 years as the voice of the Maryland Terrapins. 
And, "SportsTalk, After the Game" Host Alex Parker joined us for the latest on the Redskins name debate.

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VA Governor's Race; Obamacare Open Enrollment; Caps/Wizards Season Preview

October 4, 2013 - 11:50 AM

 We discussed the Virginia governor's race with our NoVa bureau chief Jeff Goldberg, Prince William Board Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and Del. Charniele Herring, head of the Virginia Democratic Party.

Politico's David Nather answered viewers' Obamacare questions.

And Comcast SportsNet's Brian Jackson previewed the Capitals and Wizards.

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Gov't Shutdown Day 3; Rep. Donna Edwards

October 3, 2013 - 12:36 PM

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) discussed the government shutdown.
And Washington Post reporter Nick Anderson weighed in on the sudden resignation of Howard Univ. president Sidney Ribeau.

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