DC

The Fallout Of The 'Fiscal Cliff' Vote

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We chat with local lawmakers about what the "fiscal cliff" deal means for our region and what it means for future debates about federal spending and deficit reduction.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Former D.C. Council Member William Lightfoot (I-At Large) and U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) join the Politics Hour crew.

The Politics Hour

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) gives Kojo and Tom an inside look at Democratic politics in the commonwealth and around the country.

An Oyster Renaissance On The Chesapeake

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

We talk with one of the bay's oyster farms, a chef and people working to restore the Chesapeake's oyster population, and learn about why they play such crucial role for the overall health of the bay.

The Politics Hour

We connect with a Republican angling to be Virginia's next lieutenant governor and three Democrats competing for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

The Politics Hour

Outgoing Virginia Democratic Party Chairman Brian Moran and D.C. Council Member Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) join us in the studio.

Remembering Lawrence Guyot

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Lawrence Guyot's lifetime of activism spanned from the Mississippi Freedom Summer to local debates about the future of Ward 1 in Washington, D.C.

"Snow-Storm in August:" D.C.'s First Race Riot (Rebroadcast)

Friday, Nov 23, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

In 1835, a drunken slave entered his mistress' bedroom with an axe, setting in motion events that would lead to Washington's first race riot. We learn about the fascinating, and nearly forgotten, characters involved in the incident and its aftermath.

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

On Tuesday, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson released a list of local schools slated for closure due to low enrollment and under-performance.

The Politics Hour

U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) and D.C. Council member-elect Davis Grosso (I- At-Large) join us in the studio.

Election 2012: Analyzing The Results

An early look at the results of Tuesday's election and what they mean both for the Washington region and the rest of the country.

The Politics Hour

Our conversation with the at-large candidates for the D.C. Council continues with less than a week to Election Day.

Hurricane Sandy: Weather Update And The Region's Roads

Monday, Oct 29, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

We get an update on emerging weather patterns and conditions on Maryland, Virginia and D.C. roads.

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council.

Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper Poll

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore a new Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper poll of 1,222 registered D.C. voters to reveal what locals think of recent political controversies and quality of life issues.

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