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The Politics Hour - September 27, 2013

Virginia's gubernatorial candidates lock horns in a pivotal debate. D.C.'s mayor taps a new chief financial officer for the city. And Maryland's attorney general finally makes his gubernatorial campaign official. 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 David Catania discusses his thoughts on the 2014 mayoral race, including whether he'll throw his hat in the ring. "This is not a town where the meek get things done," Catania said.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops

Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
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Obama's Trip to Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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