Live Coverage Of The Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

Join WAMU 88.5 and NBC Washington at 7 p.m. for a live debate between Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

With just six weeks to go until Election Day, the candidates will square off in a debate moderated by NBC's Chuck Todd.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis will join Matt McCleskey in our studio tomorrow morning live at 6:51 am to discuss the race and to respond to hot topics from the debate tonight. We will air the interview again at 8:51 am.


Latest LGBT Films Move Beyond 'Coming Out' Narrative

There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.

Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."