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Alice Waters And Cathal Armstrong: Kids And Food

Two stars of the organic food movement dish with Kojo about how to get kids to eat healthy.

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Analysis: D.C. Preps For Inauguration Day, O'Malley Takes On Death Penalty

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks about how D.C. planning officials are preparing for the expected crowds on Inauguration Day.

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Virginia Delegate Brings AK-47 To State House Floor

A Virginia state lawmaker chose to make his point about gun control in an unconventional way Thursday: by brandishing an AK-47 during his speech on the state House floor.


Key Player In '94 Assault Weapons Ban: 'It's Going To Be Much More Difficult' Now

Since the assault weapons ban passed in the mid-1990s, Congress has had little appetite for gun control measures. "I think it was a very different time in 1994. I don't think there's very many lessons to learn from that," says Ted Kaufman, who was then-Sen. Joe Biden's chief of staff.
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Analysis: Bill Proposes Federal Pay Freeze As Inauguration Looms

The District is a flurry of preparations for the presidential inauguration, federal workers throughout the D.C. region are also watching the negotiations over federal compensation — and continuation of a pay freeze — closely.


Does Obama's Second-Term Agenda Need Beefing Up?

President Obama is sworn in for a second term in office next week. He has an ambitious agenda for the next for years, but is it ambitious enough?

Latino Voters Urge Obama To Keep Immigration Promise

After turning out in a big way for President Obama in the fall, many Latinos say they want him to do something he did not do in his first term: push hard for and sign a comprehensive immigration overhaul.