Mayor Fenty and school officials call a truce in the fight over education. We’ll look at the flurry of activity surrounding the mayor’s reform plan. Plus, we examine one of D.C.’s most powerful but least-known organizations — the Federal City Council. 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"
  • Kathy Sawyer Interim Director, Department of Disability Services
  • John Hill Chief Executive Officer, Federal City Council
  • Victor Reinoso D.C. Deputy Mayor for Education

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