It's a citywide race that could bend the arc of local politics in the District. Democratic candidates are hustling to win over voters in the final stretch of D.C.'s at-large primary. The candidates appearing on the April 3 ballot join us for a special forum on this week's edition of The Politics Hour.
Politics Hour Extra
Part 1 of The Kojo Nnamdi Show's D.C. Council At-Large candidate debate:
Part 2 of The Kojo Nnamdi Show's D.C. Council At-Large candidate debate:
Part 3 of The Kojo Nnamdi Show's D.C. Council At-Large candidate debate:
Last week, the D.C. Council voted to designate e-cigarettes and "similar vapor products containing nicotine" as tobacco products. That means that their sales tax will jump from the regular 5.75% sales tax to the 70% tax that's tacked onto sales of products like cigarettes and cigars. We explore what this means for the evolving public health debate surrounding e-cigarettes.
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