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The Politics Hour

Federal investigators probe an alleged "shadow campaign" during D.C.'s 2010 race for mayor. Virginia lawmakers get back to work in Richmond for an "overtime session." And Maryland looks at shifting the ownership of its controversial slot machines. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Politics Hour Extra

Kojo and Tom ask John Delaney, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (Md.6), why he donated to Andy Harris's campaign (Harris represents Maryland's District 1). Delaney said the donation was a matter of a personal friend asking him to contribute:

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