Virginia

The Politics Hour - Feb. 7, 2014

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

The Politics Hour - Jan. 31, 2014

Ken Ulman, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, joins the team in the studio.

Virginia Textbook Tweak Stirs Naming Dispute Over Asian Sea

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 1:35 p.m.

Kojo explores the international dispute touched off by a Virginia General Assembly bill that would require Virginia's textbooks to note that the Sea of Japan is also known as the "East Sea."

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Many long-anticipated changes are coming to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in the coming year. Kojo and WAMU 88.5 reporter Martin DiCaro talk with Metro General Manager Richard Sarles about where the system is headed.

Charges Filed Against Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Prosecutors charged former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with accepting gifts illegally. We explore the charges and the political implications.

The Science Of Snowstorms And Weather Prediction

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The Washington region is bracing for four to seven inches of snow today, followed by a blast of arctic air that will plunge temperatures into the single digits. We talk with Jason Samenow, from The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang...

Behind 911: Challenges And Changes In Emergency Dispatch

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

From comforting traumatized callers to directing emergency personnel and fighting fatigue, the 911 operator has a critical role in public safety. We explore the challenges facing our region's emergency dispatchers and find out how new technology is changing their work.

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.

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.

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 Quizmaster Mac McGarry

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:49 p.m.

For five decades Mac McGarry was a fixture of Saturday morning television in Washington, hosting the teen quiz bowl "It's Academic." McGarry died last week at age 87. We revisit his 2005 interview with Kojo.

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.

The Politics Hour - Dec. 6, 2013

Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and D.C. Council Member Vincent Orange join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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