WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

D.C.'s Democratic voters choose a council member over an incumbent mayor in the primaries, as a long lame duck season begins in the District. And Maryland moves to dump its online health exchange in favor of one modeled after the marketplace in Connecticut. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser was the guest April 4 on the Kojo Nnamdi show.

Watch her discussion with Kojo, NBC reporter Tom Sherwood and Washington Post columnist Colbert King in four parts below.

Muriel Bowser on Education, Vincent Gray and the Democratic Primary

Muriel Bowser on Budget, DC Statehood

Muriel Bowser on Ethics, Affordable Housing

Muriel Bowser On A Possible Bower Administration, DC Safety

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Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
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Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.

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