Archive for category Virginia December 2014

Gun Proposal to the Medicaid Battle; Ted Cruz I'm Sorry; Jeb Bush eyes '16

December 17, 2014 - 11:32 AM
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Virginia state Senators Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Dick Black (R-Loudoun) talked about Governor McAuliffe’s gun proposals, the Medicaid battle (Round 2), the proposed sentence for former governor Bob McDonnell and ethics reform. Also, Sen. Ted Cruz earns the ire of fellow Republicans, with a legislative maneuver that went awry, allowing Democrats to muscle through Obama appointments that appeared stalled. Analyzed by republican BOB RUSBUDLT and talk show host STEVE SHEPARD

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CIA Torture Report; College Football Final Four;Hill Targets DC Pot Referendum

December 10, 2014 - 11:55 AM
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Rep. Jim Moran and Politico's Glenn Thrush talk about the CIA torture report. WTOP's Noah Frank discusses the college football final four. And DC Vote reacts to the latest attack on DC home rule. Click "continue to read" see segments 2-4

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Panel Discussing Sex Assault on and off Campus ;Taking a closer Look at Sports

December 8, 2014 - 12:37 PM
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We talked about sex assault on and off campus, and the flawed story in Rolling Stone Magazine about a now-disputed assault at U-Va. Joining us: Leslie Morgan Steiner, author of "Crazy Love"; Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak and commentator Tom Threlkeld. Then: Tom talked about Washington's loss to St. Louis, the Wizards and more. click "continue" to read segment 2-4

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Pregnancy In The Work Place; Marion Barry and His Legacy; Creating a Partnership; Soccer Stadium Disagreement

December 4, 2014 - 01:09 PM
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The Supreme Court hears oral argument in cases dealing with pregnancy in the workplace and online threats. Journalist Ken Jost will took us inside the courtroom. As Marion Barry’s body lies in repose in the Wilson Building, we talked with Omar Tyree, co-author of Barry’s autobiography. President Obama appoints a task force to address police-community relations, with former MPD chief Charles Ramsey at the helm. We talked with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund. And DC Council chairman Phil Mendelson discussed his sharp disagreement with Mayor Gray over how to fund the soccer stadium.

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D.C. Potential Stadium, but Is It in The Budget?;Talking With the author of "Virginia Climate Fever"

December 3, 2014 - 01:26 PM
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The DC Council gives tentative approval to a new soccer stadium, but financing questions remain. And Tuesday's Council session brought the fierce clash between Mayor Gray and Chairman Phil Mendelson into the open. We talked with the mayor, and with Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis. Then, University of Richmond scholar Stephen Nash discussed his new book, "Virginia Climate Fever." click "continue" to view segments 2-4

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Ferguson Protest Where Do Protestors Stand; Emission Reform; The Skins Upgrade; Diabetes & Your Eyes

December 1, 2014 - 01:42 PM
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A group calling itself the "DCFerguson Movement" carries out traffic-blocking action throughout the region, provoking a harsh response on social media. We'll talk with co-organizer Eugene Puryear. The National Wildlife Federation's Collin O'Mara talks about the White House proposal to limit emissions from plants and factories. Colt McCoy is a clear upgrade but Washington falls to the Colts in Indy. WTOP's Noah Frank has analysis. And we'll talk about diabetic eye disease with ophthalmologist Frank Spellman. click continue to read segments 2-4

 

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