Virginia

Virginia Attorney General Race: Heading For A Recount

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The 2013 contest for attorney general is the closest statewide race in modern Virginia history. Three weeks after the election, we get some insight into when we might know for certain who the next commonwealth attorney general will be.

The Evolving Job Of Public School Principal

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Today's public school principals juggle a dizzying array of responsibilities. We explore the evolving job of the public school principal and their impact on school performance.

The Politics Hour - Nov. 22, 2013

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A breakdown in mental health care services contributes to a tragedy for a prominent Virginia lawmaker. Construction bumps continue to plague the Silver Spring Transit Center. And D.C. planners put the brakes on revising building height limits. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

A Closer Look At Mental Health Services

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

In the wake of a violent episode in which Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds was reportedly stabbed by his son, who then fatally shot himself, we look at how mental health services currently do and should work.

Update: Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds Critically Wounded

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds is in critical condition after being stabbed in his home early Tuesday. We get an update on the incident and the latest on his status.

The Politics Hour - Nov. 15, 2013

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joins the Politics Hour team in the studio.

Virginia's Attorney General Race: The Count Continues

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The top ticket races in Virginia were decided handily a week ago, but the question of who the next attorney general will be is still up in the air. We get an update on where things stand and how the process is unfolding.

The Politics Hour - Nov. 8, 2013

Tom Sherwood and Kojo make sense of the results of this week's elections in Virginia and look ahead to big races looming in D.C. and Maryland next year.

The Politics Hour - Oct 25, 2013

Friday, Oct 25, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Jolene Ivey, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of Maryland, and John Bell, a Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates, join Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

Virginia 2013: Life Inside A Bellwether District

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

With just two weeks to Election Day, Kojo chats about the Virginia governor's race with a veteran political reporter who recently spent time in one of the commonwealth's true bellwether districts.

The Politics Hour - Oct 18, 2013

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.

The Politics Hour - Oct 11, 2013

Kojo and Tom chat with David Ramadan, the Republican who represents Virginia's 87th district in the commonwealth's House of Delegates, and soon-to-be Democratic D.C. Council candidate Charles Allen.

Virginia 2013: Statewide Races With National Implications

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Virginia's off-year races are commonly seen as a barometer of the national electorate's mood. We get the latest from the Old Dominion ahead of the election.

The Politics Hour - Oct 4, 2013

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

Government Shutdown Day 2: Local Fallout

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As the federal government shutdown entered its second day, legislators whose districts have been particularly hard hit began looking for ways to minimize the local impact.

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