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D.C.'s Human Services Director On Homelessness

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Dave Berns, the director of the District's Department of Human Services, joins Kojo to chat about the city's approach to homelessness.

The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:20 p.m.

The interdenominational National Community Church serves a range residents in and around D.C., including Hill staffers and the homeless. We talk with lead pastor and founder Mark Batterson about the growth of the faith community.

D.C. Lawmakers Sue Mayor Over Budget Autonomy

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

WAMU 88.5 reporter Patrick Madden joins Kojo to explore a legal standoff between the D.C. Council and the city's mayor over the District's rights to budget its own tax dollars.

The Future of D.C.'s Marijuana Debate

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Both Maryland and the District moved recently to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but activists in D.C. are pivoting to a new effort to legalize marijuana entirely.

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom chat with Abigail Smith, D.C.'s deputy mayor for education, about proposals to redraw school boundaries in the District. Later, Maryland Sen. Brian Frosh (D) joins the crew in the studio.

Shaping the City: Developing the Southwest Waterfront

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo sits down with architect Roger Lewis and Monty Hoffman, a lead developer of D.C's ambitious Southwest Waterfront redevelopment project, to talk about the future of the 27-acre site.

Gallaudet University's 150th Anniversary

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

As Gallaudet University celebrates 150 years as a preeminent school for the deaf, it looks ahead at the future of higher education and changes in its Northeast D.C. neighborhood.

The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

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

Your Turn

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

D.C.'s Democratic primary results are in. GM answers questions about a recall gone wrong on the Hill. The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon tops 1 million. We'll talk about these and other stories making headlines and capturing your attention.

The Politics Hour - March 28, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood analyze the home stretch of D.C.'s upcoming Democratic primary. Then, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, pays a visit to the studio.

State Of The Race: D.C.'s 2014 Primary

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Washington City Paper editor Mike Madden joins Kojo to discuss the results of a poll his newspaper commissioned along with The Kojo Nnamdi Show about the state of local politics in Washington, D.C.

Behind The Scenes At Local Public Libraries

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Over the last decade, public libraries have changed and evolved rapidly to meet patron demand. Directors must balance the budget, find new ways to use existing space and manage collections that include books and resources, both tangible and virtual. We talk with directors of three local systems about the role of the library in our modern communities.

D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 1:23 p.m.

All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code. But until recently, most residents didn't have direct online access to the code itself.

The Politics Hour - March 21, 2014

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett (D) and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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