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The Politics Hour - Sept. 19, 2014

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

The Politics Hour - September 12, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Lorie Masters, a Democratic candidate for attorney general of the District of Columbia.

One Year Later: Lessons Learned from the Navy Yard Shooting

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:26 p.m.

It's been almost a year since defense contractor Aaron Alexis opened fire and killed 12 at the Navy Yard in the District. The event raised questions about emergency response coordination between the city and DoD, the security clearance...

DC Traffic Tickets

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. takes in $179 million each year from traffic citations, many of which come from the 87 automated speed cameras now dotted around the District. We explore a new report that says the machines have been issuing false tickets.

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Rushern Baker, the executive of Prince George's County, Maryland.

Redrawing D.C.'s School Boundaries

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with D.C. Deputy Mayor for Education Abigail Smith about the adoption of plans to redraw school boundaries in the District for the first time in decades.

The Politics Hour - August 22, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Angela Alsobrooks, the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland.

The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Elissa Silverman, an Independent candidate seeking an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

What Happens If DC Legalizes Marijuana?

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

This November, Washington voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana in the District. Kojo explores how Colorado and Washington state have fared since they legalized marijuana in 2012.

The Politics Hour - August 1, 2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

DC's Urban Legends

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Professional tour guide and author Robert Pohl debunks the truth behind some of the city's most persistent myths.

D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.
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A U.S. District Court judge has ruled D.C.'s ban on handguns unconstitutional, effective immediately. Kojo explores the status of the right to bear arms in the District.

Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

Wayne Frederick, an oncologist who came to Howard University at age 16 and earned three degrees there, is taking over as institution's new president. We explore the challenges he faces at the historically black D.C. school.

The Politics Hour - July 25, 2014

Watch live video of Kojo and Tom Sherwood as they chat with D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania (I).

The Politics Hour - July 18, 2014

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.