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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Thursday

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The final night of Brian Lehrer's convention call-ins featured:

  • Analysis from Jodi Kantor, New York Times Washington correspondent and author of The Obamas 
  • John Podesta, former White House Chief of Staff under President Clinton and founder and chair of the Center for American Progress 
  • Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist 
  • A reporter's roundtable with: Anna Sale, It's a Free Country political reporter, Jo Ingles, Statehouse News Reporter for Ohio Public Radio and TV, and WAMU report Matt Laslo.
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D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

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Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.

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