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The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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In Wake Of Ruling, D.C. Attorney General Urges Repeal Of Campaign Finance Limit

D.C. Attorney General Irv Nathan is urging city legislators to repeal a specific campaign finance limit that was recently the focus of a Supreme Court ruling.
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D.C. Voters Face Second Longest Wait Times At Polls In The U.S.

Voters in the District waited an average of 33.9 minutes to cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election, the second-longest wait time in the country.

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Bowser Meets With Henderson, But Won't Say If She'll Keep Her

Fresh off of her victory in Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary, Muriel Bowser is already fielding questions on which agency heads she would keep — and one key figure in the city's school system isn't assured a job if Bowser wins November's general election.
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Is A Post-Election Concession Phone Call Needed? Etiquette Expert Says Yes

In the wake of his defeat on Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray has yet to call victor Muriel Bowser. Should he? One local etiquette columnist says it's "the right thing to do."
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The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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With Primary Over, D.C. Hopefuls Turn Eye To Next Election

The D.C. primary may be only two days old, but that's not stopping hopeful contenders from preparing for the next election.
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Your Turn

D.C.'s Democratic primary results are in. GM answers questions about a recall gone wrong on the Hill. The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon tops 1 million. We'll talk about these and other stories making headlines and capturing your attention.

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Analysis: Breaking Down The D.C. Primary Results

Muriel Bowser bested incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night, and District reporter Patrick Madden breaks down what that means for politics in the nation's capital.

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The Other Races: Bonds, McDuffie And Mendelson Cruise To Victory

While the main stories of Tuesday's D.C. primary were the defeat of Mayor Vincent Gray and Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), a number of other races were also on the ballot yesterday.