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D.C. ELECTION COVERAGE
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Endorsements Begin To Trickle In For D.C. Mayoral Race

The general election for D.C. mayor is still months away, but endorsements for two of the big candidates have started to come in.

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Hoping To Stop D.C. From Going To Pot, Opposition Emerges To Legalization Vote

A 24-year-old D.C. resident has launched a movement to oppose a ballot initiative that would legalize possession of marijuana in D.C.
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Conditions At Park Southern Apartments In Southeast D.C. Becoming Political Issue

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser has described a troubled housing complex in Southeast D.C. as "disgusting," but is facing political flak for trying to protect political allies involved with the building.

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What Happens If DC Legalizes Marijuana?

This November, Washington voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana in the District. Kojo explores how Colorado and Washington state have fared since they legalized marijuana in 2012.

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D.C. Mayoral Candidates Ready To Show Off Size Of War Chests

Fundraising reports for candidates vying to be D.C.'s next mayor are due in today, and the the size of their war chests could offer hints as to how the competitive election will turn out.
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Just Like 16 Years Ago, Marijuana Vote In D.C. Faces Congressional Obstacles

Congress blocked a 1998 D.C. vote legalizing medical marijuana for close to a decade, and advocates for a new ballot initiative that would legalize possession of less than two ounces of pot worry they could suffer the same fate.
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D.C. Elections Board Puts Marijuana Legalization Initiative On November Ballot

The D.C. elections board today said that an initiative to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana would be on the November ballot.
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The Politics Hour - August 1, 2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - July 25, 2014

Watch live video of Kojo and Tom Sherwood as they chat with D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania (I).

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The Politics Hour - July 18, 2014

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

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