Archive for June 2014

School Boundary Battle; US Advances in World Cup; DC Marijuana Decriminalization

June 27, 2014 - 12:06 PM
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DC Councilman and mayoral hopeful David Catania talked about school boundaries and marijuana reform.

The USA advances in the World Cup and the Nationals get hot. We got insight from Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report.

And DC Vote's Kim Perry discussed GOP resistance to the District's new pot law.

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Taxis VS. Uber; Silver Line Opening; More Marriage Bans Fall; The World Cup; SCOTUS Rules on Cell Searches

June 26, 2014 - 12:38 PM
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WMAL reporter Martin DiCaro talked about the DC taxi protest over Uber and the opening of the Silver Line.

Washington Blade reporter Chris Johnson looked at the same-sex marriage rulings in Indiana and Utah.


Former GMU soccer coach Richard Broad previewed USA-Germany.


And we talked about this week's big Supreme Court rulings with Tal Kopan of Politico.

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MD Primary Analysis; Ed Gillespie for Senate

June 25, 2014 - 12:56 PM
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Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney and political analyst David Harrington discussed the Maryland primary.

In our second half hour, former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie talked about his bid to unseat Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

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Chief Cathy Lanier

June 24, 2014 - 11:56 AM
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Our monthly Q&A with DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

 

 

 

 
 

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The Crisis in Iraq; VA Budget Battle; The Redskins Name Debate

June 23, 2014 - 12:35 PM
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Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) talked about the situation in Iraq.

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam discussed Gov. McAuliffe's line-item vetoes and the upcoming showdown over Medicaid.

In our second half hour we got the Republican perspective from Del. Tim Hugo (R-Fairfax).

And Washington Times writer Cheryl Crumley talked about the Seattle Times decision to ban the word "Redskins." 

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The Race For MD Attorney General; MD Governor's Race; Quicken Loan National Preview

June 20, 2014 - 12:52 PM
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Sen. Brian Frosh talked about his campaign for Md. Attorney General.

Maryland state Del. Heather Mizeur discussed her gubernatorial bid.

And tournament director Mike Antolini previewed next week's Quicken Loans National golf tournament.

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray

June 19, 2014 - 12:56 PM
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Mayor Vince Gray discuused the Relisha Rudd case, the soccer stadium plan, streetcars the 'yoga tax' and more...

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Maryland Primary, IRS Emails, Washington Nationals

June 18, 2014 - 02:29 PM
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The IRS has admitted that it lost emails from an individual who was linked to the agency's inappropriate targeting of political groups for extra scrutiny. Now that last year's scandal has found its way back into the headlines. Politico White House Editor Dan Berman talked to us about the issue. And the Nationals are taking on Braves over the next four days. Sports writer and author Elliott Smith joined us with a preview.

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Debate over EDNA, Cantor's Loss, USA's World Cup Win, Warren Christopher Congressional Bid

June 17, 2014 - 01:57 PM
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Gay rights advocate Heather Cronk talks about President Obama's executive order regarding workplace protections for LGBT workers, a potential advance in the long debate over ENDA.

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Crisis in Iraq Obama Weighs Options, Summertime Dangers, Marion Barry's New Book, Q&A with Del. Aisha Braveboy

June 16, 2014 - 01:50 PM
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WTOP reporter J.J. Green discusses the crisis in Iraq and the options being considered by President Obama.

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Don Beyer wins VA District 8; Cantor loses; Silver Line

June 11, 2014 - 12:05 PM
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We talked live with Don Beyer, the winner of the Democratic congressional primary in Virginia’s 8th District.

Fairfax Board Chair Sharon Bulova talked about the Silver Line, the state’s budget showdown and other issues.

And we talked with Sen. Dick Black (R-Loudoun) about the allegations of dirty tricks in the sudden resignation of colleague Phillip Puckett (D), a move that gave the GOP a victory in their budget standoff with the governor.

 

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Schwartz Announces For Mayor; VA Budget Battle

June 10, 2014 - 12:39 PM
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Former DC Councilwoman Carol Schwartz talked about her decision to run for mayor as an independent.

Washington Post reporter Michael Laris discussed state Senator Phil Puckett's resignation, and the Democrats decision to abandon their quest to expand Medicaid.

And WAMU's Patrick Madden and political strategist Doug Sloan analyzed Schwartz's decision to run for mayor.

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Students Counter Anti-Gay Rally; Virginia Politics; Clinton Book Hits Shelves; Horton's Kids Celebrates 25 Years

June 9, 2014 - 12:14 PM
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Brianne Carter reports from Wilson HS in Northwest, where students turned out in large numbers on behalf of LGBT rights, opposing a Westboro Baptist rally at the school at the same time.

WAMU's Michael Lee Pope talked about the resignation of a Virginia state senator and the primary 8th District Democrats hold tomorrow.

We talked with Politico's Mike Zapler about Hillary Clinton's book tour and 2016.

And "Horton's Kids" celebrates its 25th year mentoring youth in DC. We sat down with their executive director, Robin Berkley.

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Jack Evans; DC Pride Festival; Lavern Chatman Seeks VA House Seat

June 6, 2014 - 12:42 PM
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We discussed the DC Attorney General election ruling and 'ban the box' legislation with Ward 2 Councilman Jack Evans.

Washington Blade reporter Lou Chibbaro, Jr. talked about the evolution of DC's Gay Pride festival.

And talked with northern Virginia congressional hopeful Lavern Chatman.

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Phil Mendelson; 'Big Money' in Politics

June 5, 2014 - 01:26 PM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson discussed DC Fire Chief Ken Ellerbe's decision to retire, and the court ruling requiring the District to allow voters to elect the Attorney General. Plus, street car funding, and the soccer stadium proposal.

Then, Politico reporter Ken Vogel talked about his new book, which examines the role of big money in American politics.

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Scammers Targeting Seniors; Debate Analysis; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

June 4, 2014 - 12:36 PM
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Montgomery County prosecutor John McCarthy talked about scams targeting seniors.

We got analysis of our Montgomery County Executive debate from reporters Kevin Lewis and Kate Ryan.

And Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the controversial swap that brought a detained American soldier home from Afghanistan.

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Montgomery County Executive Debate

June 3, 2014 - 12:37 PM
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The first televised debate featuring the Democrats running for Montgomery County Executive. We heard from incumbent Ike Leggett and challengers Doug Duncan and Phil Andrews.

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Shinseki Out at VA; Budget Showdown Lingers in VA; Charter VS. Public Schools

June 2, 2014 - 12:24 PM
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What's next for the VA in the wake of the Shinseki resignation? We talked with Norbert Ryan of the Military Officers Association of America.

Virginia approaches the July 1 start of the new fiscal year without a budget. We discussed the latest with state Senators Dick Black and Adam Ebbin .

And education reform advcoate Sam Chaltain weighed in on the competition between traditional schools and charters. His new book is called "Our Schools."

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