We look at the politics of pay and the controversy over big bonuses for senior city workers. Plus, we talk with Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee about looming layoffs in the school system and her plans to close some schools next year. 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"
  • Michelle Rhee Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Brender Gregory Director, DC Department of Human Resources
  • Ted Trabue Executive Director, DC Economic Empowerment Coalition

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