Patrick Madden

WAMU reporter

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Police Investigate University Of Maryland Killing As Possible Hate Crime

Monday, May 22, 2017

A white University of Maryland student could be charged with a hate crime in the death of a black student who was there visiting friends. Richard Collins was stabbed while waiting for a ride.


A Trip Back In Time: It wouldn't Be Inauguration Day Without Protesters

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Demonstrators who are arriving in Washington to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump will be following a time-honored tradition that includes suffragists and opponents of the Vietnam war.


Nation's Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters

Friday, January 13, 2017

Washington is bracing for the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected for Donald Trump's inauguration. But unlike previous inaugurations, tens of thousands of those are likely to be protesters.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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

Tuesday, July 02, 2013


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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