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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.

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Bowser Tops Gray In First Straw Poll Of D.C. Mayoral Campaign

On Saturday, Mayor Vincent Gray fell to Council member Muriel Bowser in a straw poll hosted by the Ward 8 Democrats.
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The Politics Hour - Jan. 17, 2014

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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Poll Puts Gray Ahead Of All Challengers In Primary, But General Election Is Tighter

Mayor Vincent Gray is polling above any of his Democratic challengers in the April 1 Democratic primary, but he could be vulnerable in November's general election.
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As Gray Launches Re-Election Campaign, He Apologizes For Troubled 2010 Effort

Mayor Vincent Gray kicked off his re-election campaign by asking that supporters turn the page on his scandal-ridden 2010 election bid.
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The Politics Hour - Jan. 10, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.