With billions of dollars in economic development projects on its plate, the Fenty administration is vowing to bring vitality to neglected neighborhoods. We’ll talk with the man in charge of those projects. Plus, we get a first-hand account of life as a political rookie from newly-elected Council Member Muriel Bowser. 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"
  • Neil Albert Deputy Mayor, Planning and Economic Development
  • Muriel Bowser D.C. City Council Member (D-Ward 4);

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