Connolly: Debt crisis is “serious”; Turning the corner on gay rights?

July 25, 2011 - 02:17 PM
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Today on NewsTalk, Rep. Gerry Connolly expressed disappointment with negotiations between the White House and Congress to end the crisis over the nation’s debt. While he accused House Speaker John Boehner and the Republican caucus of having hard-line views on new revenue, Connolly (D-Va.) said “everyone” is at fault for “playing politics” with the issue.

We also talked about the FAA furloughs and the extension of Metro to Dulles.

More details and full video after the jump...

In our second half hour, we looked at recent advances in gay rights – including marriage equality in New York, new statements of support from Maryland’s governor, and the phase-out of the military’s policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Today’s interviews are available here:

Tuesday at 10am: Should Tommy Thomas resign?; Also: John Ayala, head of the local Guardian Angels chapter and Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein


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