It’s officially “debate season” in the Washington region. Join Kojo and resident analyst for a special edition of the Politics Hour, featuring a forum with the Democratic candidates gunning for the Ward 1 seat on the D.C Council.

Guests

  • Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
  • Bryan Weaver Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (Ward 1)
  • Jeff Smith Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (Ward 1)
  • Jim Graham D.C. Councilmember (D-Ward 1); Chairman, Committee on Public Works and Transportation

Politics Hour Extra

D.C. councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) answers a caller’s question about a scandal involving Graham’s former chief of staff, Ted Loza, who was indicted last year on bribery charges. Graham is not a target of the ongoing investigation, but he has faced ongoing criticism stemming from the event:

Democratic candidate for D.C. council (Ward 1) Bryan Weaver argued that incumbent councilmember Jim Graham isn’t doing enough to curb crime in the area, especially around 17th and Euclid Streets:

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Greek for Life?

Thursday, Apr 23 2015Universities across the country are struggling to figure out where Greek life fits into campus life -- especially as bad behavior by some members has come under scrutiny. But fraternity and sorority members often identify with Greek organizations long after they've graduated, and become part of networks that permeate many of the upper levels of our society. We explore culture, privilege, and Greek life beyond college.

The Reality Of Romance

Thursday, Apr 23 2015After covering more than 200 nuptials, wedding columnist Ellen McCarthy has collected the lessons she learned along the way in a new book. We talk with her about the realities of finding true love in our modern world and the value of a great story.