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Submit Questions For The 2016 WAMU 88.5 Voter Guide

Submit questions for us to pose to candidates in the 2016 WAMU 88.5 Voter Guide.

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LISTEN: Polls Tighten In Virginia, And Local School Districts See Leadership Shakeups

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey and The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discuss this week's top political stories in the region.
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The Politics Hour - September 2, 2016

A D.C. Councilmember wants answers on the shakeup at the agency awarding major construction contracts. Maryland's governor issues an executive order pushing back school start times. And Virginia's Republican party switches up its primary process.

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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The Politics Hour - August 26, 2016

A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.

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The Politics Hour - August 19, 2016

D.C.'s Police Chief steps down after nearly a decade on the job. And a federal judge sentences the mastermind behind the 2010 shadow campaign for Vincent Gray to three months in jail.

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Jail Time For Man Behind "Shadow Campaign" To Corrupt D.C. Politics

The businessman behind a 2010 shadow campaign campaign for former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray was sentenced Monday in a federal court. We explore the issues behind the case that had a ripple effect across D.C. politics.

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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour combined local and national politics live from Slim's Diner in Petworth, Northwest D.C.

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The Politics Hour - July 22, 2016

A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.

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The Growth Of Secret Spending In State And Local Politics

Undisclosed political spending in presidential politics has increased dramatically since Citizens United. But this kind of donation is growing at an even faster rate on state and local levels. How the growth of dark money is influencing state and local elections.

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