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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:

NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia's Own Tim Kaine Takes The Democratic Veepstakes

We consider Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine's regional ties and the pros and cons of his vice presidential candidacy as the DNC gets underway.

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Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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