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DC To See Population Boom; Obamacare Turns 5

March 25, 2015 - 01:04 PM
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A new Council of Governments report predicts the DC region will add more than 1 million people and jobs over the next 25 years. Tim Lovain and Chuck Bean, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments joined us with details.

And, it's been 5 years since the Affordable Care Act became law. We talked to Politico's Kyle Cheney about the controversial law and the challenges it still faces. We also took President Obama's live remarks on the Obamacare anniversary.
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Israel's Presidential Race; Clinton's Email Scandal; Unfair Pay; Gray Investigation

March 20, 2015 - 11:47 AM
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Politico's Roger Simon discussed Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's come-from-behind victory in this week's elections and public reaction to Hillary Clinton's email issues.

Workplace guru Mary Abbajay talked about what happens when workers discover that under-performing officemates make more than they do.

And Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe looked at federal prosecutor Ron Machen's decision to return to the private sector before the probe of Vince Gray's 2010 campaign is complete.

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Baker Unveils 2016 Budget Proposal; NCAA Tournament; NFL Free Agency

March 16, 2015 - 01:47 PM
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Prince George's Executive Rushern Baker and Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell talked about the executive's proposed FY '16 budget, which would raise property taxes to fund an increase in education.

Then, we took a look at the upcoming NCAA tournament from Monica McNutt. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 through 4.

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Immigration; Potholes; Fitness Supplements

March 13, 2015 - 03:38 PM
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Should babies born to undocumented mothers on U.S. soil automatically be considered citizens? We covered opposing views.

AAA's John Townsend talked about the impact potholes are having on our commutes and our cars.

And personal trainer Josef Brandenburg sorted out the confusing claims of fitness supplements.

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MD Race; Smoking Lawsuit; Journey to Selma

March 12, 2015 - 03:21 PM
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Former Prince George’s State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey talked about the growing support for the Bob McDonnell appeal and his bid for the House seat now held by Rep. Donna Edwards.

Washingtonian’s Harry Jaffe discussed the lawsuit filed by a D.C. family against neighbors who smoke.

And Peaceoholics co-founder and two D.C.-area youth talked about their recent trip to Selma. Watch the full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 and 3.

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Fallout From the Geer Case; Metro Searches for New GM; Streetcar Program in Trouble; Phil Mendelson

March 11, 2015 - 01:46 PM
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Fairfax Board Chairwoman Sharon Bulova talked about the John Geer case and this year's General Assembly session.

DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson discussed marijuana legalization and the city's ill-fated streetcar program.

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DC GOP Tells Hill: Back Off; Congress Reaches DHS Compromise...Sort of; Growing Pot 101

March 2, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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DC Republican activist Patrick Mara looked at the tension between the Hill and the city on marijuana legalization.

Former Congressman Jim Moran and Politico Senior Policy Reporter David Nather talked about the conservative rebellion that caused the House to come up short on DHS funding this weekend.

Washington Post gardening columnist Adrian Higgins offered advice on how to 'grow your own.'

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