The new link between voting rights and the District’s gun ban: advocates howl over the latest twist in the fight on Capitol Hill. Plus, fur flies over plans to create more dog parks for the District. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.


  • Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
  • Kathleen Patterson Former D.C. Councilmember (D-Ward 3); Federal Policy Director, Pre-K Now
  • Ilir Zherka Executive Director, D.C. Vote
  • Dan Tangherlini City Administrator, District of Columbia
  • Mindy Moretti President, Friends of Walter Pierce Park; Commissioner, ANC 1C04

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