With one election barely over and a new campaign season about to start, D.C. seems stuck in a never-ending cycle of politicking. We’ll look at how early campaigning impacts the City Council’s ability to do its job — and whether it leads to grandstanding. 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"
  • Jack Evans D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue
  • Harry Thomas, Jr. D.C. Council member (D-Ward 5); Chairman of the Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation
  • Patrick Canavan Chief Executive Officer, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

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