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Virginia Election News

The Politics Hour - July 17, 2015

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Federal Trial Challenging Virginia House Of Delegates Districts Concludes

The shape of Virginia politics could be changed depending on how a three-judge panel rules in a court challenge to the commonwealth's House of Delegates district boundaries.

Maryland Election News

The Politics Hour - July 17, 2015

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

The Politics Hour - June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.

DC Election News

D.C. Ranked Fourth Healthiest Democracy In U.S.

How healthy is our democracy? The liberal-leaning Center for American Progress Action Fund puts D.C. above all but three states in the union.

Former Bowser Staffer Wins Seat On D.C. Council, While Ward 8 Race Undecided

Brandon Todd won the special election for the Ward 4 seat on the D.C. Council, while in Ward 8 LaRuby May holds a narrow lead over Trayon White.

National Election News

The U.S. And Five Other World Powers Reach A Nuclear Agreement With Iran

The U.S. and five other world powers reached an agreement with Iran to lift international oil and financial sanctions in exchange for limits on Iran’s nuclear production capability. A look at what's in the pact and how Congress will respond.

The 2016 Presidential Race: A Conversation With Democratic Candidate And Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb

Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Virginia) talks with us about the future of the Democratic Party and his bid to be the 2016 Democratic nominee.