Archive for March 2015

Regulating Drones; Hogan, Lawmakers Debate Tax Relief; Is Metro an Agency Adrift?; Baker's Budget

March 30, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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Sen. Jim Rosapepe (D-Prince George's) talked about the regulation of drones.
Washington Post reporter Robert McCartney looked at whether Metro is an agency adrift. Also: Executive Baker's proposal to lift the property tax cap in Prince George's.
And Politico's Kevin Robillard discussed Gov. Mike Pence's interview on ABC's This Week.
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Alsobrooks Discusses MD General Assembly Session, New Indiana Law Causing Concerns with the NCAA

March 27, 2015 - 12:57 PM
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State Sen. C. Anthony Muse (D-Prince George’s) talked about his proposal to block Executive Baker’s property tax increase.

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks discusses the measures she is tracking during the Maryland General Assembly's session.

Amanda Terkel from the Huffington Post talked about the NCAA expressing “concern” about a new Indiana law allowing businesses to deny service to LGBT people.

In our Friday Focus on You, the Washington Animal Rescue League’s Dan Shillitoe has a spring pet health checklist.

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Hillary Clinton; Martin O'Malley; 2016 Presidential Election; Tax Season; Obamacare Anniversary

March 24, 2015 - 01:59 PM
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If Hillary Clinton falters, other Democrats, like Martin O'Malley, hope to fill the vacuum. Washington Post report John Wagner talked about O'Malley's weekend visit to Iowa.

CPA Joey Musmar answers viewer tax questions.

Five years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, we assessed the law's impact with Rachel Klein of FamiliesUSA, Twila Brase of the Citizens Council for Health Freedom and Jonathan Cohn of The Huffington Post.

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Powerful Chairman Blocks Vote, Again; Ted Cruz Announces WH Bid; Schock Resigns

March 23, 2015 - 01:12 PM
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Is a powerful committee chairman, an attorney with a large drunk-driving practice, blocking consideration of major legislation in Annapolis?

We talked with former MADD president Chuck Hurley, head of the non-profit's Maryland Legislative Board.

Then, Politico's Mike Zapler talked about Ted Cruz jumping into the 2016 presidential race and the probe of Rep. Aaron Schock, who announced his resignation after questions were raised about his spending.
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Israel's Presidential Race; Clinton's Email Scandal; Unfair Pay; Gray Investigation

March 20, 2015 - 11:47 AM
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Politico's Roger Simon discussed Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's come-from-behind victory in this week's elections and public reaction to Hillary Clinton's email issues.

Workplace guru Mary Abbajay talked about what happens when workers discover that under-performing officemates make more than they do.

And Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe looked at federal prosecutor Ron Machen's decision to return to the private sector before the probe of Vince Gray's 2010 campaign is complete.

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1-on-1 With Gov. Hogan; A Healthcare Windfall for DC?; 1-on-1 with Vince Gray

March 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM
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We aired an interview taped Wednesday in Annapolis with Gov. Larry Hogan, who discussed the legislature's response to his agenda.


Walter Smith of DC Appleseed talked about whether Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be forced to spend some of its excess reserves on community health care. Also: marijuana legalization and budget autonomy.

And we talked with former Mayor Vince Gray about Ron Machen's decision to return to the private sector, the street car program, marijuana and the Nationals. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 through 4.

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The Baker Budget; NFL Star Quits Over Health Worries

March 18, 2015 - 12:53 PM
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The political and legal implications of County Executive Baker's budget proposal. We talked with journalist Miranda Spivack, Chamber president David Harrington and civic activist Judy Robinson.
Then: the retirement of an NFL star sets off new questions about player safety. We talked with Washington Post deputy sports editor Cindy Boren and 106.7 The Fan's Michael Williams.
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MD Race; Smoking Lawsuit; Journey to Selma

March 12, 2015 - 03:21 PM
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Former Prince George’s State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey talked about the growing support for the Bob McDonnell appeal and his bid for the House seat now held by Rep. Donna Edwards.

Washingtonian’s Harry Jaffe discussed the lawsuit filed by a D.C. family against neighbors who smoke.

And Peaceoholics co-founder and two D.C.-area youth talked about their recent trip to Selma. Watch the full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 and 3.

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Fallout From the Geer Case; Metro Searches for New GM; Streetcar Program in Trouble; Phil Mendelson

March 11, 2015 - 01:46 PM
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Fairfax Board Chairwoman Sharon Bulova talked about the John Geer case and this year's General Assembly session.

DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson discussed marijuana legalization and the city's ill-fated streetcar program.

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Scramble for MD Senate Seat Intensifies; Nationals Season Preview; Climate Change Banned

March 10, 2015 - 12:53 PM
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SENATOR MIKULSKI RETIRING; YOUTH GROUP PREPARES FOR SELMA; HILLARY CLINTON EMAIL SCANDAL; ROUGH WINTER

March 3, 2015 - 02:25 PM
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Today on NewsTalk, Bruce DePuyt spoke with Center Maryland Columnist, Josh Kurtz about Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski's retirement announcement.

Peaceoholics Co-Founder and Community Organizer Ron Moten spoke about taking a group of young people to Selma. Alabama for the 50th Anniversary Events of "bloody Sunday."

Political reporter for Politico Gabriel Debendetti talked about a new report revealing Hillary Clinton used her private email account exclusively while she was Secretary of State.

It's been a very rough winter and it's not over yet. Meteorologist Brian Van De Graaff talked about the challenging forecast for the next couple of days.

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DC GOP Tells Hill: Back Off; Congress Reaches DHS Compromise...Sort of; Growing Pot 101

March 2, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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DC Republican activist Patrick Mara looked at the tension between the Hill and the city on marijuana legalization.

Former Congressman Jim Moran and Politico Senior Policy Reporter David Nather talked about the conservative rebellion that caused the House to come up short on DHS funding this weekend.

Washington Post gardening columnist Adrian Higgins offered advice on how to 'grow your own.'

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