DC

Potholepalooza In The District

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Across the area, the consensus seems to be winter weather has worn out its welcome. And it's taking a toll on more than people's patience. Roads across the region are showing lots of wear and tear from storms and efforts to clean up after them.

The Politics Hour - March 14, 2014

D.C. mayoral candidate and Council Member David Catania and Virginia Del. David Albo (R-Springfield) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

U.S. Attorney Pushes Forward In D.C. Shadow Campaign Probe

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

A prominent D.C. businessman on Monday admitted to financing an illegal shadow campaign to support Vincent Gray in the city's 2010 mayoral election. We explore the specific accusations made by the prosecutors in the case, and their implications for D.C.'s political system.

D.C. Shadow Campaign Leader Charged In Federal Court

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The man at the center of D.C.'s 2010 shadow campaign scandal was formally charged this morning in federal court. We get the latest update from WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and Politics Hour Analyst Tom Sherwood.

The Politics Hour - March 7, 2014

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Delman Coates, a Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate in Maryland, and D.C. Council Member David Grosso (I-At Large) join the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

The Politics Hour - Feb. 28, 2014

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe and Phil Andrews, a Democratic candidate for executive of Montgomery County, join the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

Your Turn: Changes At The Corcoran, Historic Decisions In Virginia

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

From your take on the Corcoran Gallery's surprising changes to your reaction to the slushy winter Olympics, it's your turn to set the agenda.

The Politics Hour - Feb. 14, 2014

Doug Duncan, former executive of Montgomery County, Md., joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about why he wants his old job back.

The Politics Hour - Feb. 7, 2014

Friday, Feb 7, 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.'s Evolving College Affordability Debate

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

District lawmakers want to create a new publicly-funded college scholarship program for low-income high school graduates. But many fear a proposed "D.C. Promise" program -- which was tentatively approved by the D.C. Council on Tuesday -- could ultimately undermine existing federal scholarship programs for D.C. teens. We explore the future of college support programs in the District.

Crack: The Drug That Consumed The Nation's Capital

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo explores the legacy of the drug epidemic that ripped Washington, D.C., apart just a few decades ago with voices featured in WAMU 88.5's recent series on the story.

The Politics Hour - Jan. 31, 2014

Ken Ulman, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, joins the team in the studio.

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Many long-anticipated changes are coming to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in the coming year. Kojo and WAMU 88.5 reporter Martin DiCaro talk with Metro General Manager Richard Sarles about where the system is headed.

The Science Of Snowstorms And Weather Prediction

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The Washington region is bracing for four to seven inches of snow today, followed by a blast of arctic air that will plunge temperatures into the single digits. We talk with Jason Samenow, from The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang...

Behind 911: Challenges And Changes In Emergency Dispatch

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

From comforting traumatized callers to directing emergency personnel and fighting fatigue, the 911 operator has a critical role in public safety. We explore the challenges facing our region's emergency dispatchers and find out how new technology is changing their work.

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