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Patrick Madden

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Madden is the District Reporter at WAMU. He has covered city hall for the past four years and has won several awards for his coverage, including last year's Edward R. Murrow for investigative journalism.

Madden is also a frequent guest analyst on The Politics Hour and was a panelist at the 2010 mayoral debate at the Newseum.

Before joining WAMU in 2006, Madden worked at NBC4 and C-SPAN. He is originally from New York, attended Emory University in Atlanta and holds a master's degree in journalism from American University.

He is a long suffering NY Mets fan.


Articles Written by Patrick Madden

Metro says it has no plans to ramp up security following the arrest of a man who authorities say wanted to help terrorists blow up Metro stations.Charging documents say Farooque Ahmed conspired to help people he thought were al-Qaida operatives plant explosives at four metro stations: Arlington National Cemetery, Pentagon City, Crystal City and Courthouse.Metro Transit P...
Metro says it has no plans to ramp up security following the arrest of a man who authorities say wanted to help terrorists blow up Metro stations.Charging documents say Farooque Ahmed conspired to help people he thought were al-Qaida operatives plant explosives at four metro stations: Arlington National Cemetery, Pentagon City, Crystal City and Courthouse.Metro Transit P...
Testimony continues in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in Rock Creek Park a decade ago.The second day of the trial began like the first, with a woman testifying in great detail how a peaceful jog through Rock Creek Park turned into a violent struggle with Guandique.Prosecutors are trying to establish a pattern of attacks by Guandiqu...
Following today's arrest of Farooque Ahmed, a man from Northern Virginia accused of trying to help plot attacks on several Metro stations, the transit agency is trying to reassure commuters that the transit system is safe to ride.Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn says that at no point was the transit system in jeopardy, although he wouldn't say when he learned about the...
Testimony continues in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in 2001.The woman who managed the apartment building where Guandique lived took the stand today to talk about the time she saw Guandique with cuts and scratches all over his face. Guandique told the woman that cuts and scratches were the result of a fight with his girlfriend.The...
Testimony continues in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in 2001.The woman who managed the apartment building where Guandique lived took the stand today to talk about the time she saw Guandique with cuts and scratches all over his face. Guandique told the woman that cuts and scratches were the result of a fight with his girlfriend.The...
Testimony continues in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in Rock Creek Park a decade ago.The second day of the trial began like the first, with a woman testifying in great detail how a peaceful jog through Rock Creek Park turned into a violent struggle with Guandique.Prosecutors are trying to establish a pattern of attacks by Guandiqu...
Testimony continues in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in Rock Creek Park a decade ago.The second day of the trial began like the first, with a woman testifying in great detail how a peaceful jog through Rock Creek Park turned into a violent struggle with Guandique.Prosecutors are trying to establish a pattern of attacks by Guandiqu...
Following today's arrest of Farooque Ahmed, a man from Northern Virginia accused of trying to help plot attacks on several Metro stations, the transit agency is trying to reassure commuters that the transit system is safe to ride.Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn says that at no point was the transit system in jeopardy, although he wouldn't say when he learned about the...
Dr. Robert Levy took the stand this afternoon in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in Rock Creek Park a decade ago.With his wife Susan watching in court, Robert Levy testified how in the spring of 2001 he couldn't get in touch with his daughter.He called dozens of times until her voice mail filled up. He reached out to the police, and...
Dr. Robert Levy took the stand this afternoon in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy in Rock Creek Park a decade ago.With his wife Susan watching in court, Robert Levy testified how in the spring of 2001 he couldn't get in touch with his daughter.He called dozens of times until her voice mail filled up. He reached out to the police, and...
Nearly a decade after Chandra Levy's body was discovered off a trail in Rock Creek Park, the trial of the man accused of killing the former intern is underway.With headphones covering his ears and a cream turtle-neck covering his neck tattoos, Ingmar Guandique sat stoically in court Monday as the prosecution called up, as one of its first witnesses, Hailey Shilling--a woman Gua...
Nearly a decade after Chandra Levy's body was discovered off a trail in Rock Creek Park, the trial of the man accused of killing the former intern is underway.With headphones covering his ears and a cream turtle-neck covering his neck tattoos, Ingmar Guandique sat stoically in court Monday as the prosecution called up, as one of its first witnesses, Hailey Shilling--a woman Gua...
Nearly a decade after Chandra Levy's body was discovered off a trail in Rock Creek Park, the trial of the man accused of killing the former intern is underway.With headphones covering his ears and a cream turtle-neck covering his neck tattoos, Ingmar Guandique sat stoically in court Monday as the prosecution called up, as one of its first witnesses, Hailey Shilling--a woman Gua...
D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles wants information and documents on Team Thomas, a non-profit that Councilmember Harry Thomas started in 2000 to support youth sports.According to a letter delivered to Thomas, the non-profit is not registered with the IRS or in good standing with the city government. The investigation appears to focus on Thomas' efforts to raise money for the...
D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles wants information and documents on Team Thomas, a non-profit that Councilmember Harry Thomas started in 2000 to support youth sports.According to a letter delivered to Thomas, the non-profit is not registered with the IRS or in good standing with the city government. The investigation appears to focus on Thomas' efforts to raise money for the...
More than 40 jurors have qualified to serve on the Chandra Levy murder trial.D.C. reporter Ingmar Guandique is charged with the kidnapping and murder of Levy.Her 2001 disappearance made headlines when she was romantically linked to then-Congressmember Gary Condit, a California Democrat. Condit was a suspect, but police no longer believe he had anything to do with Levy's ...
More than 40 jurors have qualified to serve on the Chandra Levy murder trial.D.C. reporter Ingmar Guandique is charged with the kidnapping and murder of Levy.Her 2001 disappearance made headlines when she was romantically linked to then-Congressmember Gary Condit, a California Democrat. Condit was a suspect, but police no longer believe he had anything to do with Levy's ...
More than 40 jurors have qualified to serve on the Chandra Levy murder trial.D.C. reporter Ingmar Guandique is charged with the kidnapping and murder of Levy.Her 2001 disappearance made headlines when she was romantically linked to then-Congressmember Gary Condit, a California Democrat. Condit was a suspect, but police no longer believe he had anything to do with Levy's ...
Fire Chief Dennis Rubin made the announcement in a mass email updating his contact information.In the email, Rubin writes he will step down on Jan. 2 when "the new administration takes over." He adds that he plans to provide consultant services until he finds a position that is "a good fit."Rubin became the fire chief in 2007.D.C. Fire spokesman Pete Piringer says...