Tuesday, Jul 26 • 12 p.m. (ET)
Despite a bumpy opening day at the Democratic National Convention, D.C. statehood advocates are celebrating the first Democratic platform supporting D.C. statehood in more than decade.
Tuesday, Jul 26 • 12:15 p.m. (ET)
Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.
Tuesday, Jul 26 • 12:32 p.m. (ET)
High housing costs make it difficult for local shelters to provide housing for domestic violence victims.
Monday, Jul 25 • 12:30 p.m. (ET)
Kojo examines the longstanding structural issues plaguing D.C.’s central jail, what’s being done to fix them, and what city leaders plan to do about the aging facility.
Monday, Jul 25 • 12 p.m. (ET)
We consider Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine's regional ties and the pros and cons of his vice presidential candidacy as the DNC gets underway.
Friday, Jul 22 • 12 p.m. (ET)
A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.
Thursday, Jul 21 • 12:30 p.m. (ET)
In the play "Yellowman," a dark-skinned woman and light-skinned man fall in love in a community fraught with class and color barriers.
Thursday, Jul 21 • 12 p.m. (ET)
Some of D.C.'s free summer concerts are struggling to hold onto the audiences they built long ago. We explore the landscape for free summer music in D.C., and what the concerts at places like Fort Dupont have contributed to the fabric of the city.
Wednesday, Jul 20 • 12:34 p.m. (ET)
Every four to eight years, D.C. is flooded with energized staffers, fresh off a campaign win for president — or Congress — who flow into the area. We talk with author Jennifer Close and White House correspondent Kate Bennett about how politicians and their staff shape the region around us.