Politics | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Politics

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Redistricting: And Now, On To Congressional Districts

While the Justice Department continues reviewing the revised statewide General Assembly districts in Virginia, both chambers of the state legislature will return to Richmond Thursday to decide how to redraw the Congressional boundaries.

WAMU 88.5

Council Member Thomas Under Pressure After Corruption Allegations

The D.C. Council member accused of misusing more than $300,000 of city funds may be forced to give up his powerful role as chairman of the economic development committee.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member Harry Thomas Resigns As Chair Of Committee

D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. has agreed to step down from his chairmanship of the Council's economic development committee.

WAMU 88.5

Syria's Surviving Human Rights Groups

Protests in Syria continue despite gruesome images of torture and attacks on protesters. These images are available courtesy of Syrian human rights groups, some of whom have help from Syrian activists and scholars now living in the D.C. region.

WAMU 88.5

After Sulaimon Brown Testimony, Answers Still Elusive

Former long-shot mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown has wrapped up his testimony on the actions of the Mayor Vincent Gray campaign before the D.C. Council. But Brown's long-awaited appearance Monday provided more fireworks than answers.

WAMU 88.5

The Hill's Alex Bolton: Jobs And Debit Card Transaction Fees Grab Attention

Senior staff writer at The Hill, Alex Bolton, speaks with WAMU's Pat Brogan about how recent jobs numbers have lawmakers refocusing on job creation. Bolton also unpacks a bill that has been keeping bank lobbyists busy.

WAMU 88.5

Democratic Senators Asking Biden To Leave Medicare Unchanged

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is one of five Democratic senators calling on Vice President Joe Biden to leave Medicare unchanged during ongoing budget negotiations.

Pages