Politics

New Rules on Handling Sexual Assault in D.C.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Last year, a controversial Human Rights Watch report harshly criticized the Metropolitan Police Department's handling of sexual assault cases. The MPD disputed some of the findings of that report, noting internal reforms were already...

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.

Sine Die: Maryland Legislative Wrap-Up

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with WAMU 88.5 reporter Matt Bush about the 2014 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

Silver Line Update

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

A series of embarrassing problems--including loudspeakers not up to code--have again delayed the opening of the first phase of the Silver Line. WAMU transportation reporter Martin Di Caro joins us for an update on when we can expect the opening of the rail line that will eventually connect Metro to Dulles Airport.

Afghans Await Presidential Election Results

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

As many as 7 million Afghans defied Taliban threats to vote for a new president and a new direction for their war-weary nation. Kojo examines the front-runners and their campaign promises.

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 Longevity Gap

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 12:21 p.m.

While those in higher income brackets have seen dramatic increases in life expectancy in the past few decades, those on the lower end of the scale arent living longer, and some are even losing years. We explore the reasons behind the longevity gap.

Election Wrap-Up: Breaking Down D.C.'s Primaries

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The District held a critical Democratic primary on Tuesday. Experts join Kojo to examine what the results mean for the future of the city.

Afghanistan After Karzai: A Washington-Kabul Town Hall

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Afghanistan is at a crossroads as Hamid Karzai's presidency ends and international troops prepare to leave. We connect residents of Washington and Kabul to talk about what comes next.

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.

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.

Your Turn

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

It's your chance to set the agenda. From D.C's mayoral primary to data gathering by the National Security Agency, tell us what's on your mind.

Report: Income Inequality Widening In The District

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The District of Columbia has one of the highest levels of income inequality of any large city in the country, according to a new report by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute. Kojo speaks with one of the study's authors and explores the implications of income inequality in the District, as well as policies being offered as potential course corrections.

Kojo In Your Community: Public Safety In NoMa And Across The District

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier joins "Kojo In Your Community" to discuss how rapid changes in the NoMa neighborhood and across the city have affected public safety.

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