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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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