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Patrick Madden

WAMU reporter

Patrick Madden appears in the following:

Spending On Democratic Congressional Primary In Maryland Breaks Records

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

In the suburbs of Washington, D.C., wealthy businessman David Trone has injected more than $12 million of his own money to try to win the Democratic primary in Maryland's 8th Congressional District.

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Unlikely Advocates Push To Give 16-Year-Olds A Vote — And A Voice

Monday, January 18, 2016

Washington, D.C., residents pushing to enfranchise teens think their opinions matter and the move would boost voter participation. But some worry 16-year-olds aren't ready to cast ballots.

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D.C. PAC Shutters, Highlighting Fine Ethical Line For Groups Across The Country

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A group in Washington, D.C., collected money from government contractors to elect allies of the city's mayor, fueling fears of a pay-to-play culture.

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Campaign Urges Black Men To Focus More On Their Children's Education

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The group called Million Father March is trying to get African-American fathers more engaged in their children's education. That includes urging them to walk their kids to school.

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A Plan To Boost Police Presence Causes Friction In The Nation's Capital

Friday, August 28, 2015

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser devised a plan to combat the city's spiking crime rate. Her idea to put more officers on the street sparked anger from the group Black Lives Matter.

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Ruling Against D.C.'s Gun Law Sends Local Officials Scrambling

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A federal judge struck down the city's ban on carrying handguns in public. The latest ruling follows a Supreme Court decision in 2008 that overturned the city's blanket ban on handgun ownership.

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Dogged By Scandal, DC Incumbent Goes Down In Primary

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The incumbent mayor of the nation's capital will not be re-elected. A federal investigation into Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign, along with allegations lodged just weeks before the elec...

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Will D.C.'s Streetcar Open Before 2014? There's a "65/35" Chance

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

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D.C. officials say they're hopeful the city's new streetcar system will be up and running by the end of the year.

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Takeouts: Misery Index, Jobs Benefits, Gay Marriage in DC

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Business Takeout:  Some financial analysts over at Moody's are suggesting that it's time for a new misery index.  New York Times finance reporter Louise Story drops by the show to e...

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