Archive for December 2014

Police-Community Relations; The Marijuana Referendum

December 15, 2014 - 01:29 PM
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Delroy Burton, head of the DC police union, talked about the recent protests against perceived police misconduct.

Then, Walter Smith of DC Appleseed, marijuana reform advocate Adam Eidinger and the NAACP's Doug Sloan talked about Congress' move against the District's marijuana referendum.

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HIll Reaches Budget Deal; Measure Voids DC Pot Referendum; CIA Director Defends Torture Report; Office Holiday Parties

December 12, 2014 - 12:04 PM
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Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) explained why he voted against the $1 trillion measure to keep the federal government funded. Then, DC Councilman David Grosso (I-At Large) reacted to the gutting of the city's marijuana legalization referendum.

CIA chief John Brennan defended his agency in the wake of the just-released Senate report on torture. We got analysis from WTOP's J.J. Green.

And, workplace expert Mary Abbajay offered advice for office holiday parties.

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"Black Lives Matter" Events; Rushern Baker

December 11, 2014 - 12:21 PM
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A preview of this weekend's "Black Lives Matter" vigil and march from Reverend Graylan Hagler and Amanda Poppei.

And, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker discussed his goals for his second term.

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Obama Forms Policing Task Force; UVA Sex Scandal; Remembering Marion Barry

December 5, 2014 - 02:24 PM
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DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the Garner case, the lame-duck session of Congress and the legacy of Marion Barry.

Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple discussed the Rolling Stones report on a sex assault at UVA.  *This was recorded before the magazine reported discrepancies in the woman's account of the assault*

Our conversation with Erik was cut short as we took live coverage of President Obama announcing Ashton Carter as his nominee for Secretary of Defense.

In our final segment, we convened a special panel remembering the late Marion Barry.

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Falling Gas Prices; The Lame Duck Congress; The Workplace Skills Gap; Snyder Named Worst Owner

December 2, 2014 - 12:26 PM
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What's behind the drop in gas prices? We asked Washington Post reporter Chris Mooney.

Politico's Kyle Cheney previewed the lame duck session of Congress.

Why so many job-seekers lack the skills employers are looking for. Author Nicholas Wyman explained.

And sports historian Dennis Tuttle reacted to the Rolling Stones list of the worst team owners in sports, a list that puts Dan Snyder #1.

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