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Bowser Gains Washington Post Endorsement

Muriel Bowser is The Washington Post's pick for D.C. mayor, but Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign was quick to dismiss the value of the endorsement.
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The Politics Hour - Feb. 21, 2014

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette (D) and John McCarthy, Maryland States Attorney for Montgomery County, join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - Feb. 14, 2014

Doug Duncan, former executive of Montgomery County, Md., joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about why he wants his old job back.

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Analysis: Movement In D.C. Mayoral Race And A New Governing Style In Richmond

The race for D.C. mayor is heating up, as Councilmember Muriel Bowser picks up some big straw poll wins. The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discusses whether that offsets Mayor Vincent Gray's edge in campaign donations.

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Judge Set To Decide If Attorney General Election Will Be On D.C. Ballot

A judge is set to hear arguments on whether District of Columbia voters should get a chance to elect an attorney general this year.
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Beating Gray In Ward 4, Bowser Goes Two For Two On Straw Poll Victories

In the D.C. mayor's race, Council Member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) scored a victory last night over rival Mayor Vincent Gray and the other opponents by winning the Ward 4 straw poll.
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Out-Of-State Cash Pours Into D.C. Mayoral Race

Even as many of the major candidates in this year's D.C. mayoral race pledge to close loopholes that give corporate donations outsized influence, much of the money being raised in this campaign comes from corporations out of state.

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The Politics Hour - Jan. 31, 2014

Ken Ulman, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, joins the team in the studio.

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Wells Criticizes Gray For Housing Homeless Families In Maryland Hotels

D.C. Council member Tommy Wells — who is running for mayor — criticized Mayor Vincent Gray for housing upwards of 1,400 homeless D.C. residents in Maryland hotels.
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The Politics Hour - Jan. 24, 2014

D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate Jack Evans is in studio.