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Analysis: D.C.'s At-large Council Primary, Dulles Rail Fight Continues

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It's the home stretch of primary season in D.C. and Maryland; voters head to the polls on Tuesday -- with a number of local races on the ballot. Four ward seats on the D.C. Council, as well as one at-large seat, are up for grabs, and in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, a political newcomer seems to be taking the lead over a veteran politician in the Democratic primary for that seat.

Washington Post Metro columnist Bob McCartney talks with WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey about what to expect Tuesday. Listen to the full interview.

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Your Turn: Sexual Assault, Nate Parker And More

Director Nate Parker's college rape case is resurfacing and putting off would-be fans of his highly anticipated film "The Birth of a Nation." What do Washingtonians think?

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Minnesota Cracks Down On Neonic Pesticides, Promising Aid To Bees

Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees. Many details of the plan, however, remain to be worked out.
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Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And His Visit To Mexico

Donald Trump lays out a plan for immigration after a meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto. An update on the Republican presidential nominee’s proposals on immigration, illegal drugs and trade.

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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