Guest Host: Jonathan Capehart

The Washington Wizards face the Miami Heat in 2014.

The Washington Wizards face the Miami Heat in 2014.

D.C. government is moving forward with plans to spend public money on a sports and entertainment facility on the former St. Elizabeths campus, a major project East of the Anacostia River. The deal sparked controversy when it was announced because the Washington Wizards and Mystics will only pay about a tenth of the cost for a facility they will then use for practices and games. But some lawmakers were taken aback last week when they learned the project will cost $10 million more than originally estimated, even though construction hasn’t even started yet.

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