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Analysis: Redskins, Confrontation At Capitol, And Minimum Wage

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D.C.'s leaders challenged Democrats in Congress and President Obama over the government shutdown, meanwhile the District, and Montgomery and Prince George's Counties consider a regional minimum wage hike and Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder responds again to continuing calls to change the team's name.

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney, joined WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey to discuss the week's news.


ABC Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

ABC will air "It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown" Monday night. On the classic Christmas cartoon's golden anniversary, NPR explores what makes this ageless special endure.

L.A.'s Top Restaurant Charts New Waters In Sustainable Seafood

Providence is widely considered the finest restaurant in Los Angeles. Its award-winning chef, Michael Cimarusti, is piloting Dock to Dish, a program that hooks chefs up directly with local fishermen.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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