Former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder went to Nigeria in May to provide advice to elected leaders restructuring their government after years of political unrest, but Wilder says he came back more knowledgeable about issues the United States struggles with as well.
Sulaimon Brown, the former D.C. mayoral candidate who's at the heart of a controversy surrounding the Mayor Vincent Gray's administration, will finally appear before the council to testify about his allegations.
President Obama is planning to meet with House Republicans Wednesday and House Democrats on Thursday. Among the planned topics is the nation's debt ceiling. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill, speaks with WAMU's All Things Considered host, Pat Brogan, about what's expected.
Montgomery County's registered voters are overwhelmingly Democrat, but that didn't stop Republican activists from conducting a straw poll to see which GOP presidential contenders the county's voters would support in the 2012 election.
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