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A proposal to modify school boundaries in D.C. triggers debate among the city's mayoral candidates. Federal auditors issue subpoenas in their investigation of Maryland's troubled health exchange. And courtroom action winds down in the corruption of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Watch live video of Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and DC Attorney General candidate Karl Racine as they join us to discuss politics and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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