A cut-and-paste job goes awry for the Fenty administration. We look at the controversy over lifted lines in the Mayor’s education proposal and whether the scandal will affect possible reforms. Plus, the down-and-dirty political brawl over “gentleman’s clubs.” Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.


  • Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
  • Martin Austermuhle Senior editor, DCist.com
  • Jim Graham D.C. Councilmember (D-Ward 1); Chairman, Committee on Public Works and the Environment
  • Vincent Schiraldi Director, D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services

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