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The Politics Hour - April 25, 2014

D.C.'s attorney and its lawmakers find themselves in a heated legal dispute. Former President Bill Clinton makes plans to visit Maryland and stump for a gubernatorial candidate. And former presidential candidate Mitt Romney injects cash into the legal defense fund of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell (R). Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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