Archive for December 2014

Gun Proposal to the Medicaid Battle; Ted Cruz I'm Sorry; Jeb Bush eyes '16

December 17, 2014 - 11:32 AM
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Virginia state Senators Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Dick Black (R-Loudoun) talked about Governor McAuliffe’s gun proposals, the Medicaid battle (Round 2), the proposed sentence for former governor Bob McDonnell and ethics reform. Also, Sen. Ted Cruz earns the ire of fellow Republicans, with a legislative maneuver that went awry, allowing Democrats to muscle through Obama appointments that appeared stalled. Analyzed by republican BOB RUSBUDLT and talk show host STEVE SHEPARD

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Pregnancy In The Work Place; Marion Barry and His Legacy; Creating a Partnership; Soccer Stadium Disagreement

December 4, 2014 - 01:09 PM
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The Supreme Court hears oral argument in cases dealing with pregnancy in the workplace and online threats. Journalist Ken Jost will took us inside the courtroom. As Marion Barry’s body lies in repose in the Wilson Building, we talked with Omar Tyree, co-author of Barry’s autobiography. President Obama appoints a task force to address police-community relations, with former MPD chief Charles Ramsey at the helm. We talked with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund. And DC Council chairman Phil Mendelson discussed his sharp disagreement with Mayor Gray over how to fund the soccer stadium.

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