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The Politics Hour

A soccer stadium proposal kicks off a new political debate in the District. Virginia's governor issues a public apology after repaying a prominent businessman for loans made to his family and his business. And Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley rolls out new standards for greenhouse gases. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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D.C. Council Member Kenyan McDuffie said he's cautious about supporting the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. He said he wants the team to stay in the District, but needs to see a financial analysis and the land agreement before backing the deal. "I'm not ready to jump on the bandwagon yet," McDuffie said. "I need to look at the details. The devil's always in the details."

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