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Analysis: Lawmakers Stumping For FBI HQ In Maryland

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Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin of Maryland will gather in College Park, Md., today to promote Prince George’s County as the new home for the FBI’s headquarters. The government officially announced last year that it was looking for site proposals for the agency’s new headquarters, and it’s had local officials from D.C., Maryland and Virginia all competing to get the big development project built within their borders. Meanwhile, as the March 31 deadline to enroll in the health care exchanges approaches, some local Democratic Congressional lawmakers are still working to highlight the benefits of the health law.

David Hawkings, "Hawkings Here" columnist for Roll Call, joins Matt Bush to discuss.


French Bulldog At Heart Of New Children's Book 'Naughty Mabel'

Mabel is a naughty French bulldog at the center of a new children's book by Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Lane about his inspiration for the fictional dog.

How Do We Get To Love At 'First Bite'?

It's the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, "First Bite: How We Learn to Eat."

Snapshots 2016: Trump's Message Resonates With A Master Cabinet Maker

From time to time during this election season we'll be introducing you to ordinary people that our reporters meet out on the campaign trail. Today: a snapshot from a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire.

What Is Li-Fi And When Will You Use It To Download Everything Faster?

Li-Fi is a lot like Wi-Fi, but it uses light to transmit data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man who invented the faster alternative: Harald Haas.

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