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The Politics Hour - Oct. 24, 2014

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

A "Pay-To-Play" Culture In D.C. Government?

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C.'s City Council must approve contracts for government business worth $1 million or more. When WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden dug into campaign data he found contributions to Council members from firms vying for these lucrative contracts often coincided with votes approving or rejecting them. We explore the optics, reality and implications of this data.

The Politics Hour - Oct. 10, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Daniel Bongino, a Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, and Khalid Pitts, an independent seeking an at-large seat on the D.C Council.

WAMU 88.5's D.C. Mayoral Forum

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo moderates a debate between the three major candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia.

WAMU 88.5's D.C. Mayoral Forum

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo moderates a debate between the three major candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia.

The Politics Hour - Oct. 3, 2014

Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier On Body Cameras

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with District Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the initial rollout of new body cameras for metropolitan police, their implications on the ground and their impact.

The Politics Hour - Sept. 26, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

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