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Education reform has been this week's top story: will Rhee go if Gray is elected? Mayor Fenty backs out of an education debate with Gray at the last minute. In Maryland, Republican Bob Ehrlich chooses a running mate in the gubernatorial race.

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories in the region...

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