Modernizing D.C.'s Taxis

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C.'s move to install credit card readers in taxis is on hold as competing companies contest the contract for the devices. We update the effort to improve the taxi experience for D.C. riders.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Virginia gets the VIP treatment at the Democratic National Convention, while the District and Maryland watch from the nosebleed seats.

D.C. Voting Rights, Democracy And The DNC

Monday, Sep 3, 2012 at 12:20 p.m.

Will advocates for D.C. voting rights advance their cause when Democrats meet in Charlotte, N.C., this week for their national convention?

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 31, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo joins the Politics Hour gang live from Tampa, where he's been covering the Republican National Convention.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous joins the Politics Hour crew to chat about what he feels is at stake in this year's elections and how they are conducted.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

The campaign trail cuts through The Politics Hour. Tim Kaine, former Virginia governor and current Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, joins the crew in the studio.

A Recipe For Corruption: Jack Abramoff's Restaurants

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with Jack Abramoff, the infamous former lobbyist who served prison time on corruption charges, about how he used the restaurant he owned to influence lawmakers.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) sits down with Tom Sherwood and Kojo.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

As the Maryland General Assembly gears up for a special session on gambling, Comptroller Peter Franchot joins us in the studio.

Vamos United: The Future Of Pro Soccer In D.C.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.
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Since its inaugural season in 1996, D.C. United has won numerous trophies and built one of the most loyal fan bases in Major League Soccer. After hitting a rough patch in recent years, United has seen promising developments on and off the...

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Robert Spagnoletti, the chairman of D.C.'s new Board of Ethics and Government Accountability, joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council member David Catania sits down with the Politics Hour crew.

The District's Political Crisis: What Comes Next?

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

A new Washington Post poll finds that a majority of District residents believe Gray should resign. It's Your Turn to weigh in on the political crisis in the District.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.

Irvin Nathan, the attorney general for the District of Columbia, joins the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

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

Wednesday, Jul 11, 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.

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