Today on NewsTalk, AAA’s John Townsend talked about the recent rash of fatal accidents on area roads. Ten have died in a series of wrecks, including one this morning. The organization has crunched federal crash numbers for years, and it turns out the period between August 1 and Labor Day is traditionally one of the most deadly.
Politico’s James Hohmann wrapped up the busy weekend in politics – a weekend that saw Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) win the Ames, Iowa, straw poll, Tim Pawlenty abandon his White House bid, and Texas Governor Rick Perry throw his hat into the ring. We also discussed President Obama’s low approval numbers.
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Washington Post reporter Tim Craig talked about his Sunday profile of DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown, who he describes as “impenetrable”. And blogger Thomas Threlkeld offered analysis of the Redskins’ first preseason game.
Watch today’s interviews here:
Tuesday at 10am: Standing out in today’s tough job market. Also: a new report looks at hunger in the Washington area.