Archive for January 2014

Phil Andrews; Filing Your Taxes; Super Bowl Preview; Importance of Mentoring

January 31, 2014 - 07:31 AM
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Montgomery County Councilman Phil Andrews discussed his bid for county executive and a new bill that would allow public financing in local elections.

Tax season is officially underway. CPA Joey Musmar answered your questions.

We'll got a preview of Super Bowl XLVIII from Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report.

And we discussd the importance of mentors with James Kallusky, Director of Coach Across America.

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ATL Snowpocalypse; Jim Moran Discusses Decision to Retire; Group Wants Supervisor Removed

January 30, 2014 - 11:32 AM
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AAA's John Townsend II talked about the fiasco in Atlanta that left thousands stranded in their cars.

Rep. Jim Moran discussed his decision to retire, the president's "opportunity agenda" and more.

And a Loudoun group files a petition to have their supervisor removed from office. Times-Mirror reporter Trevor Baratko joined us with the latest.

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The Mall Shooting; Safety Concerns in Sochi; Rev. Frank Schaefer; John Settles Runs for DC Council

January 27, 2014 - 01:16 PM
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Journalist Dan Verton talked about the mall shooting in Columbia and the terror fears ahead of the Sochi Olympics.

Rev. Frank Schaefer reflected on the trial which resulted in his ouster from the Methodist church, after he officiated at his son's marriage to another man.

And John Settles discussed his bid for an At-Large seat on the DC Council.

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DC Voting Rights; The McDonnells Appear in Court; VA's Gay Marriage Ban

January 24, 2014 - 07:22 AM
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40 years after the establishment of DC home rule, why is the city still waiting for congressional representation? We talked with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington Post columnist Colby King and commentator Mark Plotkin.

Legal analyst A. Scott Bolden talked about Bob McDonnell's court appearance and the case against him.

And, Michael Lavers of the Washington Blade joined us to discuss Virginia attorney general Mark Herring's decision to not defend the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Herring Won't Defend VA Same-Sex Marriage Ban; DC Emergency Care; MD State of the State Address; School Snow Days Exhausted

January 23, 2014 - 12:02 PM
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring plans to fight the ban against same-sex marriage. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief discussed what this could mean for Virginia. Dr. Bill Frohna, head of the Emergency Medicine at Medstar Washington discusses a new study that compares emergency medical care in the Metropolitan area to other cities.  Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley gives is final state of the state speech, Politico reporter Emily Schultheis discusses what's new endeavors he may take on. Plus, callers voiced their opinions about school closures.

 

 

 

 











 

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McDonnells Indicted; Hogan Announces for MD Gov.; March for Life; Cold Weather Advice

January 22, 2014 - 12:16 PM
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Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney discussed the indictment of former Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife.

Larry Hogan (R) discussed his gubernatorial campaign.

Chuck Donovan of the Susan B. Anthony List talked about the March for Life.

And Prince George's Fire-Rescue spokesman Mark Brady offered advice for avoiding frozen pipes during the upcoming cold snap.

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Rep. Donna Edwards; Should Marijuana be Legalized?

January 17, 2014 - 12:37 PM
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Rep. Donna Edwards talked about congressional retirements, the new budget and NSA surveillance.

Then, is it time for large-scale reform of the nation's drug laws? Sirius/XM host Joe Madison says the answer is yes.

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Mayor Vincent Gray

January 16, 2014 - 02:02 PM
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DC Mayor Vince Gray talked about his re-election bid, the marijuana debate, the DC United stadium deal and more.

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Jim Shalleck Announces for Montgomery Co. Executive; Post Poll Gray Leads DC Mayor's Race; Angela Alsobrooks

January 15, 2014 - 12:54 PM
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Attorney and Republican activist Jim Shalleck announced his bid for Montgomery County Executive.
Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the paper's mayoral poll.
And Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks discussed juror misconduct, marijuana and more.

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Calvin Gurley; Fmr. Gov. Jim Gilmore

January 14, 2014 - 12:42 PM
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Calvin Gurley (D) talks about his bid to unseat DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

Then, former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore discusses Terry McAuliffe's transition to Governor. 
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Gov. McDonnell's Legacy; Who is Jay Gruden?; What To Expect From McAuliffe

January 10, 2014 - 12:58 PM
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Professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about Gov. Bob McDonnell's legacy and the arrival of Terry McAuliffe.

Comcast's Brian Jackson and historian Dennis Tuttle discussed the hiring of Jay Gruden.

And the Fairfax Chamber's Jim Corcoran previewed this year's session of the Virginia legislature.

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Jay Gruden Hired; Issues Facing Native Americans; "In Bed With Wall Street"

January 9, 2014 - 01:44 PM
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Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports report joined us by phone to discuss the hiring of Jay Gruden as head coach.

Kevin Gover, head of the National Museum of the American Indian, talked about issues facing the Native American community.

And Larry Doyle, author of "In Bed with Wall Street," discussed why stocks are on a tear but jobs are still scarce.

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MD General Assembly Convenes

January 8, 2014 - 01:29 PM
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Bruce was live in Annapolis for the opening day of the Maryland legislature’s 2014 session.

Our guests: Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Senate President Mike Miller (D-Calvert & Prince George’s), Sen. Jamie Raskin (D-Montgomery), Del. Jolene Ivey (D-Prince George’s) and Del. Michael Hough (R-Frederick).

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Hillary Talks 2016; 1 on 1 With Terry McAuliffe; MD General Assembly Preview

January 7, 2014 - 12:48 PM
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Newsweek's Eleanor Clift and Politico's Mike Zapler talked about Hillary Clinton's recent meeting with political strategists.

ABC-7's Scott Thuman discussed his one-on-one with Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe.

And Scott Hancock, head of the Maryland Municipal League, talked about the legislature's 2014 session.

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McAuliffe Prepares to Take Office; MD Health Exchange Woes; Search for a New Coach; NFL Playoffs

January 6, 2014 - 01:52 PM
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Sen. Barbara Favola and Del. Bob Marshall previewed the Virginia General Assembly session, while Del. Heather Mizeur previewed the Maryland session.

Then, Cindy Boren of the Washington Post and Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report looked at Dan Synder's search for a new coach.

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; 2013 Transportation Highs and Lows

January 2, 2014 - 11:32 AM
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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about expired benefits for the long-term jobless and the outlook for congressional action in 2014.

At the end of our second segment, Delegate Norton explained why she believes the trademark for the Redskins' name is likely to be cancelled.

Then, AAA's Lon Anderson discussed the transportation highs and lows of 2013.

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