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At-Large Debate Special: The Politics Of A Transforming City

A special election for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council could have repercussions in neighborhoods across the city. Few cities have changed as rapidly as the District in recent decades, but it's an open question as to whether that growth displaces as many residents as it benefits. Join Kojo and WAMU 88.5 News as we chat with all the candidates running for the seat about their visions for managing the growth of the city.

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