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The Politics Hour

D.C. lawmakers contemplate censuring one of their own over an ethics concern. The two chambers of Virginia's General Assembly offer competing visions for transportation. And Maryland's House of Delegates takes heat for considering a gun bill behind closed doors. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Politics Hour Video

Robert Bobb, chairman of the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, says he's not done with politics and won't shut the door to potential opportunities. "I do intend to become a part of the political scene here in the district," Bobb said.

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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.
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In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
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The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.

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