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The Region's Top Stories With Washington Post Columnist Robert McCartney

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A new poll out shows a change in momentum in the Virginia governor's race, and in the District there's been protest and a lawsuit pending over teacher layoffs.

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney joins WAMU's Morning Edition Host Matt McCleskey to talk about some of the region's top stories...

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The Other Rock History

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Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

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