Posts Tagged ‘WAMU-FM’

Surprise! It’s Senator Chris Dodd, a Captive to Ballet

At the THEARC complex on Mississippi Avenue SE in Ward 8, Kojo Nnamdi, hosting one of his live WAMU-FM Kojo in Your Community programs on Wednesday night and posted online yesterday, began asking audience members about why they like living east of the river and other issues affecting their community.
Nnamdi: Thank you very much, sir. [...]

Fenty on WAMU-FM: ‘I’m the One Making the Tough Decisions’

In an appearance this afternoon on WAMU-FM's Politics Hour, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty made as stinging a rebuke to his political ankle-biters as he ever has.
"The difference, I think, between a councilmember and an executive is, you know, I'm the one making the tough decisions," he said in a lively conversation with host Kojo [...]

Vincent Gray’s First 100 Days: To Be Determined

On WAMU-FM's Politics Hour this afternoon, LL asked D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray what would happen in the first 100 days of a Gray mayoralty. His response:

Hoyer: D.C. Vote Through House By May?

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer just appeared on WAMU-FM's Politics Hour to discuss the future of the D.C. House Voting Rights Act.
Hoyer acknowledged that "we've been distracted by the gun issue and a couple of other issues that haven't gotten as much publicity" but said he's been "talking to the mayor, talking to Vince Gray, [...]

Fenty Reaches New Heights in Blather

Kudos to commenter "al gonzales" for pointing this out.
Yesterday, WAMU-FM reporter Kavitha Cardoza did a piece [Windows Media/RealPlayer] on the DCPS budget hearing held Tuesday, which was announced only six days ahead of time and which only "about a dozen" persons reportedly attended.
Kind of a boring piece, with requisite outrage from veteran activists Mary Levy [...]

Sherwood Is Permanent Politics Hour Analyst

No huge surprise here, but it's finally official: Tom Sherwood is now the resident analyst on the weekly Politics Hour with Kojo Nnamdi.
Since Jonetta Rose Barras left the Friday noon talk show on WAMU-FM last May over a pay dispute, the show has been rotating in guest analysts (including, now and again, yours truly). But [...]