Virginia

Seismic Shifts in Virginia Politics

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

On Tuesday night, Rep. Eric Cantor (R) became the first House Majority Leader in modern history to lose a primary...

Clamping Down on Car Washes?

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

Car washes, along with bake sales and silent auctions, are among the traditional techniques used to raise money for organizations. But some communities are clamping down on charity car washes because of concerns about how they impact the...

The Politics Hour

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

Can the Death Penalty be Reformed?

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Former Virginia Attorney General Mark Early joins Kojo to discuss the prospects for reforming capital punishment across the United States.

The Politics Hour - May 16, 2014

David Catania, a member of the D.C. Council and an independent candidate for mayor, joins the Politics Hour team in the studio.

The Politics Hour - May 9, 2014

Heather Mizeur, a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Politics Hour - May 2, 2014

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

The Politics Hour - April 25, 2014

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins Kojo in the studio.

The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:20 p.m.

The interdenominational National Community Church serves a range residents in and around D.C., including Hill staffers and the homeless. We talk with lead pastor and founder Mark Batterson about the growth of the faith community.

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.

The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

The Politics Hour - March 28, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood analyze the home stretch of D.C.'s upcoming Democratic primary. Then, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, pays a visit to the studio.

Behind The Scenes At Local Public Libraries

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Over the last decade, public libraries have changed and evolved rapidly to meet patron demand. Directors must balance the budget, find new ways to use existing space and manage collections that include books and resources, both tangible and virtual. We talk with directors of three local systems about the role of the library in our modern communities.

The Politics Hour - March 21, 2014

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett (D) and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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