After District leaders marched this week, a voting rights bill cleared Congressional hurdles Thursday. Next stop… the U.S. Senate and the White House. Plus, the District’s new fire and EMS chief joins us in the studio to discuss his plans for reform. 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"
  • Elissa Silverman Reporter, The Washington Post
  • Eugene Kinlow Outreach Director, DC Vote; Former President, Ward 8 Democrats
  • David Catania D.C. Councilmember (I-At Large); Chairman of the Committee on Health
  • Dennis Rubin Chief, Fire and Emergency Medical Services, District of Columbia

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