Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks to the press Jan. 6 after sentencing.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks to the press Jan. 6 after sentencing.

Wednesday, Jan 07 12 p.m. (ET)

McDonnell Sentencing

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday, four months after he was convicted of 11 counts of public corruption. Guest host Marc Fisher and our panel explore the ruling and its implications.

Rural Kentucky.

Rural Kentucky.

Wednesday, Jan 07 12:25 p.m. (ET)

“The Secret Wisdom of the Earth”

We talk with local writer Christopher Scotton about his debut novel, the writing process and publishing his first work.

Following the attack in Paris, the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie, or "I am Charlie" quickly made the rounds on social media, along with a black-gray-and-white image of the words.

Following the attack in Paris, the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie, or "I am Charlie" quickly made the rounds on social media, along with a black-gray-and-white image of the words.

Wednesday, Jan 07 1 p.m. (ET)

An Attack on a French Newspaper, an Attack on Political Satire?

We talk with cartoonist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher about ongoing controversies involving religion, satire and politics around the world.

Customers wait outside restaurants on 14th Street in Washington, D.C., one of the city's emerging restaurant hubs.

Customers wait outside restaurants on 14th Street in Washington, D.C., one of the city's emerging restaurant hubs.

Wednesday, Jan 07 1:21 p.m. (ET)

What Restaurants Say About D.C.’s Neighborhoods

Areas once riddled with crime now boast restaurants where a single cocktail can cost as much as a meal, while in pricier corners of the city, even high-end eateries can find it tough to compete.

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