Archive for September 2014

VA Special Session; DC Mayoral Debate; Rushern Baker; Pros & Cons of Teleworking

September 19, 2014 - 02:03 PM
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University of Mary Washington political science professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about the Virginia legislature's special session.

Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe broke down the first DC mayoral debate.

Prince George's Executive Rushern Baker talked about his trip to China and the term-limits referendum.

And Mary Abbajay looked at the pros and cons of teleworking.

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NFL in Crisis; Washington Post Poll: Bowser Leads Mayor's Race

September 18, 2014 - 11:47 AM
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Journalist Michael Williams and legal analyst Nicole Cober discussed the NFL's domestic abuse crisis.

And Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the paper's poll on the mayor's race and the proposal to allow concealed carry in the District.

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VA Special Session Preview; The Battle For the Senate; ACA Credited for Drop in Uninsured; Contracts for Minority Businesses

September 17, 2014 - 01:08 PM
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Sen. Barbara Favola and Del Tim Hugo previewed this week's special session of the Virginia legislature.

Washington Post reporter Aaron Blake talked about new polling which suggests Democrats have a 51 percent chance of retaining control of the Senate.

Families USA President Ron Pollack talked about the latest Census report, which shows an increase in the number of people with health insurance.

And former Maryland state Delegate Herman Taylor talked about procurement reform in Montgomery County.

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Ankle Injuries; Navy Yard Shooting Anniversary; DC Statehood Hearing; Homeward Trails

September 16, 2014 - 12:09 PM
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Orthopedic surgeon Steven Neufeld talked about ankle injuries.

Craig Floyd of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial remarked on the one-year anniversary of the Navy Yard shooting.

Doug Sloan talked about the hearing on the measure to make DC the state of New Columbia.

And Sue Bell of Homeward Trails discussed her efforts to find homes for some puppies.

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RG III Injured; Politico Polls Voters; A Life in Uniform

September 15, 2014 - 12:25 PM
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Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report joined us to discuss the 'Skin's win, RG III's injury and its potential impact on the team's season.

We talked with Politico's Steve Shepard about the results of a new poll on the economy, immigration and race relations.

And, author David Duchesneau talked about his book "Uniform" which honors those who serve.

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DC Statehood Goes to Capitol Hill; Improving Livability for Older Adults; Fall Fitness Success

September 12, 2014 - 01:33 PM
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The fight for statehood in the District heads to Congress. We talked with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

And, improving livability for DC's older residents. Cheryl Cort from the Coalition for Smarter Growth joined us with details from the "Moving an Age-Friendly DC" report.

Plus, fitness expert Josef Brandenburg offered advice to keep us working towards our fitness goals into the fall.

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Emergency Preparedness; Sharon Bulova; 1st Place Nats Extend Their Lead

September 10, 2014 - 12:38 PM
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Virginia’s emergency preparedness czar, Brian Moran, talked about hurricane season – and what families should do to prepare for the unexpected.

And we talked one-on-one with Fairfax Board chairwoman Sharon Bulova.

In our final segment, Sports Journalist Elliott Smith joined us by phone to discuss the red-hot Nationals.

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The Ray Rice Video; Cops Confiscating Cash; Obama to Address the Nation

September 9, 2014 - 12:44 PM
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Journalist Michael Williams and attorney Nicole Cober discussed the Ray Rice video.

Cops who routinely confiscate cash from motorists on the interstate. Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow joined us with the story.

And we got a preview of President Obama's address to the nation from Politico's Josh Gerstein.

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CAIR Denounces ISIL; Ethics in VA; 'Skins Fall to Texans; 'Skins Name Debate

September 8, 2014 - 02:03 PM
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Zainab Chaudry of the Council on American-Islamic Relations talked about ISIL's killing in the name of Islam.

What impact will the McDonnell verdict have on Virginia politics? We ased porter Jeff Goldberg, who covered the former governor's trial.

Washington Post reporter Cindy Boren broke down the 'Skins-Texans game.

And crisis managers offer advice to Dan Snyder. We talked with Washingtonian's Ben Freed.

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McDonnells Found Guilty; Battling ISIL; 1-On-1 with Pr. George's Co. Schools CEO

September 5, 2014 - 01:06 PM
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WTOP's Max Smith and legal analyst A. Scott Bolden discussed the jury verdict in the McDonnell case.

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) discussed the threats posed by ISIL and Russia.

And we talked education with Prince George's Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell.

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DC 2024 Olympic Bid; NATO Summit Begins; 'Skins-Texans Preview

September 4, 2014 - 12:32 PM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about the Relisha Rudd case and the re-write of the city's gun laws.

Politico's Roger Simon discussed the NATO summit.

And we got an NFL preview from journalist Rick Snider.

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NATO Summit Preview; Washington Post Under New Leadership; NFL Preview

September 3, 2014 - 12:59 PM
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Politico's Josh Gerstein previewed the NATO summit.

Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe talked about the selection of Fred Ryan to be publisher of the Washington Post.

And Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report previewed the NFC East and offered his "Top 5 Teams to Watch."

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Stadium Speculation; The State of Labor; MD Road Funding Referendum

September 2, 2014 - 12:20 PM
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Washington Post Business reporter Jonathan O'Connell joined us with the latest on Dan Snyder's early planning for a new stadium -- and how it might fold into the region's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

A debate over the state of labor, pitting the AFL-CIO's Brad Bauman against Greg Mourad of the National Right to Work Committee.

Maryland voters will decide a referendum that bars transfers from the Transportation Trust Fund to the general fund. AAA's Lon Anderson explained. 

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