Monday, Aug 18 12 p.m. (ET)

Ward 8 Candidates’ Debate

The presidential campaign may get all the attention, but Washington, D.C. is also preparing for a full slate of local primaries on September 9. And nowhere has that election generated as much candidate interest than in Ward 8, where a...

Monday, Aug 18 12:48 p.m. (ET)

Beyond Olympic Sport

This summer's Olympic Games feature record-breaking performances sure to go down in athletic history. But some headline-grabbing stories have nothing to do with sport. We explore athletic achievements and the controversies demanding...

Monday, Aug 18 1 p.m. (ET)

Pakistan’s Political Standoff

An uneasy political truce in Pakistan existed between President Pervez Musharraf and opposition leaders since they gained power in elections earlier this year. This morning, in the face of possible impeachment proceedings from parliament...

Monday, Aug 18 1:27 p.m. (ET)

The Bard of DC

George Pelecanos writes gripping crime stories in novels and on TV's The Wire. His latest book is based on an actual violent incident that occurred in Montgomery County in the early 1970s. He joins Kojo to talk about the way our...

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The Politics Hour – October 20, 2017

Friday, Oct 20 2017Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.