Politics

"The Burglary:" The Inside Story Of FBI Surveillance

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

A new book reveals the long-secret identities of the 1971 burglars who disclosed FBI documents that proved the agency was spying on black and anti-war activists.

Managing The Region's Deer Population

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 12:26 p.m.

They may be pretty wildlife, but they can also be a Lyme disease-carrying nuisance and driving hazard. The region's deer population and how it's managed continues to be the subject of debate.

Sen. Tim Kaine On Virginia's Top Legislative Issues In 2014

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

We chat with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) about his legislative priorities for 2014 and what's at stake for the commonwealth in Washington this year.

Previewing Virginia's 2014 Legislative Session

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

WAMU 88.5 reporter Michael Pope joins Kojo to explore which stories will shape Virginia's politics in 2014.

The Politics Hour - Jan. 3, 2014

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal In Colorado

Thursday, Jan 2, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

As of Jan. 1, those who wish can now purchase recreational pot in some 40 stores across the state of Colorado. We explore the seismic shifts taking place in the debate over marijuana.

Remembering Those Lost In 2013 (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The list of those who passed away in 2013 includes giants from the worlds of politics and popular culture. The world also said goodbye this year to many people who may have been less noticeable, but whose subtle influences affected our everyday lives -- from the inventor of the computer mouse to a legendary "door man" at a prominent Washington music venue. We reflect on the stories of those lost in 2013.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We preview the political year 2014 with an all-star panel of guests.

What's Next For D.C. Budget Autonomy

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We discuss the status of the budget autonomy referendum that voters passed last April and consider what's ahead in the new year.

The Politics Hour - Dec. 20, 2013

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council Member David Catania joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

Remembering Those Lost In 2013

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The list of those who passed away in 2013 includes giants from the worlds of politics and popular culture. The world also said goodbye this year to many people who may have been less noticeable, but whose subtle influences affected our everyday lives -- from the inventor of the computer mouse to a legendary "door man" at a prominent Washington music venue. We reflect on the stories of those lost in 2013.

The Politics Hour - Dec. 13, 2013

D.C. Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about his decision to run for reelection.

Afghan Views On Politics And Security

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The Asia Foundation recently completed a survey of 9,000 Afghan citizens in 34 provinces across the country. We explore evolving Afghan attitudes towards politics and security.

Congress Avoids Another Fiscal Crisis

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Lawmakers this week reached an agreement to fund the federal government through the fall of 2015. U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) joins Kojo to explore what's at stake in the deal for both the Washington region and the entire country.

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