Archive for May 2014

Brown Heads to Prison; Concussion Concerns; VA Scandal Latest

May 30, 2014 - 01:58 PM
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Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the sentencing of Michael Brown and the DC streetcar funding feud.

Children's Hospital's Dr. Shireen Atabaki discussed the risks associated with childhood concussion.

And Politico's Philip Ewing discussed the calls for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to step down.

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Immigration Reform; Sports Roundup; Black Dogs Last to Find Homes

May 29, 2014 - 01:21 PM
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Frank Sharry of America’s Voice talked about the fading prospects for immigration reform.

The DC Pro Sports Report’s Tom Threlkeld discussed the Caps new management, the Nationals’ slump and the pressure on Dan Snyder to change the name of his NFL team. (Rescheduled from today.)

And why are black dogs slower to find their ‘forever home’? We asked Mirah Horowitz of Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

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MD Lt. Governor's Debate Analysis

May 28, 2014 - 12:30 PM
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Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talked about the race for governor in Maryland. The remainder of today's show was live coverage of President Obama's foreign policy address at West Point.

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MD Democratic Lt. Governor's Debate

May 27, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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The Democrats running for Lt. Governor in Maryland took part in their only televised debate. A NewsChannel 8/WTOP "Vote 2014" special.

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Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown; Evan Glass Seeks Mogo. Co. Seat; Robert White for DC Council At-Large

May 23, 2014 - 11:42 AM
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We're about a month away from the Maryland Gubernatorial primary. We talked with Democratic hopeful Anthony Brown.


And, we continued our Vote 2014 coverage with Montgomery County Council candidate Evan Glass, and DC Council candidate Robert White.

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Scandal at the VA; Gay Marriage Backers Win Again; Lyme Disease Awareness; UNCF

May 22, 2014 - 11:51 AM
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The President responds to the allegations of misconduct at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
We talked with Politico's Dan Berman about the internal investigation and the future of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

The WNBA becomes the first professional sports league to recruit LGBT fans to its games.
Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers joined us with more on that and the decision to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.

And, we talked to a Lyme disease victim about the push to update controversial guidelines for the illness.


Plusm efforts to make college accessible for low-income students.

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"Dream City" Turns 20; Irv Nathan

May 21, 2014 - 01:02 PM
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Journalists Tom Sherwood and Harry Jaffe mark the 20th anniversary of their riveting look at DC politics, "Dream City," with an updated e-book.

And DC Attorney General Irv Nathan discussed recent rulings involving firearms and budget autonomy.

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Chief Cathy Lanier

May 20, 2014 - 12:53 PM
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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier talked about officer body cameras, the shooting outside the Zoo, new speed cameras, officer misconduct and more.

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John Vihstadt; 10 Years Since First Gay Unions; "Turn Around Don't Drown"

May 19, 2014 - 12:33 PM
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Arlington Supervisor John Vihstadt, an independent, talked about his surprise win in last month's special election and the controversy over the proposed Columbia Pike streetcar line, whose price tag has ballooned amidst concerns ridership won't justify the expense.

Then, Joe Grabowski of the National Organization for Marriage talked about the 10th anniversary of the country's first same-sex unions, in Massachusetts, and NOM's upcoming rally on the Mall.

And John Townsend of AAA-Mid Atlantic discussed the importance of staying safe on flooded roads.

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"Brown vs. Board of Education" at 60; Youth Mental Health Needs; Good Run for The Wizards:Veterans Affairs Treatment Delays

May 16, 2014 - 01:05 PM
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60th Anniversary of "Brown vs. Board of Education" Supreme Court Ruling.

What should communities do to provide young people with much needed mental health services?

The Wizards lose the playoffs but win back a fan base.

And the scandal swirling inside the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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VA Same-Sex Marriage Appeal; Wizards Crush Pacers; School Lunch Reform;The Washington Prodigy

May 14, 2014 - 01:42 PM
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Same-sex marriage advocates argue Virginia's ban on gay unions is unconstitutional. We talked with Chantale Fiebig, an attorney with the American Foundation for Equal Rights.

The food industry fights efforts to modernize agriculture regulations. Politico's Ag editor Jason Huffman joined us with the latest. 


The Washington Wizards are keeping their hopes of advancing in the playoffs alive. Brian Jackson of Comcast Sportsnet joined us with analysis of last night's big win.


And we'll meet two members of the Washington Prodigy women's football team.

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Ft. Washington Slope Failure; The Impact of Climate Change; Missing Plane Latest; #BringBackOurGirls

May 13, 2014 - 01:51 PM
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The latest on the 'slope failure' in Ft. Washington. We talked with Scott Peterson of Prince George's Co. government and Lyn Riggins of the WSSC.

Why moose are disappearing from Maine. We talked with a WWF naturalist.

Will Malaysian Airways flight 370 ever be found? We asked reporter Kris Van Cleave.

And  the latest on the search for the missing Nigerian teens.

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VA Shutdown Ahead?; Veterans Waiting For Care; Mont. Co. District 5 Council Race

May 9, 2014 - 01:12 PM
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Delegates Tim Hugo and Patrick Hope talked about the potential Virginia government shutdown.

Veterans advocate Chuck Clopton discussed the care backlog at the VA.

And Terrill North talked about his bid for a seat on the Montgomery County Council.

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MD Governor's Debate Analysis; Rev. Hagler Announces for DC Council; Wizards Playoff Run

May 8, 2014 - 01:01 PM
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The Democrats running for governor in Maryland face off for the first time. Debate recap and analysis from journalist Josh Kurtz and Steven Shepard of Politico.

Rev. Graylan Hagler talked about his bid for an At-Large seat on the DC Council.

And Brian Jackson of Comcast SportsNet looked back at game 2 of the Wizards-Pacers series and provided a preview of the NFL draft.

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Nigerian Girls Abducted; GOP Primary Results; Speed Camera Impact; Wizards VS. Pacers Preview

May 7, 2014 - 12:43 PM
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Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) talked about the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian school girls.

Establishment candidates trump Tea Party favorites in GOP primary races. Politico's Katie Glueck joined us with analysis.

AAA's John Townsend II discussed the latest speed camera revenue trends.

And Horace Holmes previewed tonight's Wizards game.

 

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Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Edwards Endorses Del. Braveboy for AG; Wizards Lead Pacers 1-0

May 6, 2014 - 11:41 AM
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We talked climate change, Ukraine, Benghazi and missing Nigerian girls with Maryland Reps. John Delaney and Donna Edwards.

Del. Aisha Braveboy discussed her bid for MD Attorney General.

And Elliott Smith breaks down the Wizards win over the Pacers.

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PGPD to 'Live Tweet' Arrests; The Race for Mayor; New Benghazi Committee; Wizards VS. Pacers

May 5, 2014 - 01:40 PM
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We discussed plans by the Prince George's County police department to live tweet a prostitution sting.

Plus, Six months to go until election day. We got a preview of the Bowser-Catania race with Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe, political strategist Doug Sloan and Deborah Simmons of The Washington Times.

Steven Sloan, deputy congressional editor for Politico, talked about the Hill probe of the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi.

And reporter Monica McNutt previewed the Wizards-Pacers series.

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Combatting Domestic Violence; Brian Frosh Announces for MD AG; DC Speed Cameras;Cinco De Mayo Safety

May 2, 2014 - 01:01 PM
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Prince George's State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks and state Sen. Brian Frosh discussed domestic violence.

Washington Home and Community Hospice CEO Tim Cox talked about the organization's 125th anniversary.

Is the District becoming a 'police state'? ANC commissioner Jack McKay talked about the proliferation of speed cameras.

And WRAP's Kurt Erickson discussed the Cinco de Mayo "Sober Ride" campaign.

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Phil Mendelson; The Eisenhower Memorial; Press Corps: 'Most Secretive' WH

May 1, 2014 - 01:07 PM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about the panel’s lawsuit against the mayor and CFO, the police union’s negotiations with MPD and more.

Washingtonian’s Carol Joynt discussed the proposed Eisenhower Memorial.

And, Politico's Glenn Thrush joined us with more on the Politico Magazine WHCA survey.

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