They’re the political underdogs with big ambitions. We’ll look at the local GOP and talk with the head of the local Republican party about building a base in a city of Democrats. Plus, we get an inside glimpse at the teachers’ union and its response to the city’s massive education overhaul. 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"
  • Kwame Brown D.C. Councilmember (D-At-Large); Chairman, Committee on Economic Development
  • Nathan Saunders General Vice President, Washington Teachers' Union
  • Robert Kabel State Chairman, District of Columbia Republican Committee

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