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Patrick Madden

WAMU reporter

Patrick Madden appears in the following:

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 election, helped propel his closest opponent to a surprise double-digit victory in the Democratic primary.

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Washington Landmarks Get Unwelcome Paint Job

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Green paint has been showing up on historic landmarks in Washington, D.C. Now, a woman has been charged with defacing property after the Washington National Cathedral was splattered.

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Wal-Mart Fumes Over D.C. Council Wage Vote

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Over the strong objections of Wal-Mart, the City Council in Washington D.C. has approved a bill that would require some large retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour. The city's minimum wage is $8.25. Wal-Mart has threatened to scrap plans to open three stores in the city if the measure is signed by the mayor and becomes law.

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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 indexNew York Times finance reporter Louise Story drops by the show to explain the new formula and to calculate how miserable the U.S. economy really is...
  • Washington Takeout: Todd Zwillich says the end of the year means crunch time on Capitol Hill - and the House is rushing to get some last minute things done.
  • Equality Takeout: Patrick Madden, reporter for WAMU, reports on the D.C. city council's decision to legalize gay marriage ... as long as Congress goes along with it.

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