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Patrick Madden

District Reporter

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

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First, Inauguration planners warned there were no rooms left. Then they predicted roads and subways would be overwhelmed by the crush of visitors.Now, wireless companies are telling customers to expect delays and dropped calls during the swearing-in.Wireless industry spokesman Joe Farren says the infrastructure that cellphone carriers rely on will face the same pressures...
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The Justice Department has reached a settlement with the D.C. government that requires the city to make homeless shelters more accessible to people with disabilities.Under the agreement reached Friday, D.C. must improve oversight of contractors who manage shelters and develop a plan to ensure that homeless people with disabilities can access shelters, among other requirements....