D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.
Heartbroken and hungover, D.C.’s sports fans know what losing feels like. The city’s major league teams have improved in past years, but recent seasons have only ended in disappointment. The Washington Wizards and Capitals are both back in the playoffs, and the city’s fans are fighting a range of emotions with each game. Kojo explores how D.C.’s relationships with its sports teams affect the psychology of the city – and what we can learn about city character through sports.
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