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.
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.
The D.C. Council sparks a new debate with a move to decriminalize possession of marijuana. Maryland's botched health exchange rollout burns the lieutenant governor and other top officials. And Virgina's new governor gets blowback over a liquor board appointment.
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