WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Politics Hour - May 2, 2014

Virginia's attorney general paves the way for undocumented immigrants to receive in-state tuition benefits at the commonwealth's public universities. Meanwhile, D.C. begins issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants who've been in the city for at least six months. And the region's largest electric utility announces plans to be taken over by a Chicago company. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Would Washington, D.C. be better served by an elected attorney general?

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan weighed in on the issue during his appearance Friday on Kojo Nnamdi's weekly "Politics Hour."

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Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The 'In-Your-Face Provocateur'

Biographer Marc Fisher says Donald Trump has lived a "strikingly solitary life given how public he is." Fisher and his Washington Post colleague Michael Kranish are the authors of Trump Revealed.
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Soda Tax Drives Down Sales In Berkeley, Calif.

According to interviews conducted before and after Berkeley imposed a tax on sugary drinks, the tax is having the desired effect. People reported drinking 20 percent fewer sugar-sweetened drinks after the tax went into effect.
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FBI To Release Thousands More Documents In Clinton Email Probe

Thousands more emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state could be released just weeks before the November election.
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Why We Open Our Hearts And Wallets For Some Disasters—But Not Others

Flooding in Louisiana has caused tens of millions of dollars in property damage and untold personal misery. But public response has been slow. Join us to talk about why we open our hearts and wallets for some disasters and not others.

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