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Bowser's Pockets Are Deepest In Final Weeks Of D.C. Mayoral Race

With just three weeks and change remaining in the race for D.C. mayor, Democratic Councilmember Muriel Bowser's campaign warchest outstrips Independent Councilmember David Catania by almost half a million dollars.

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The Politics Hour - Oct. 17, 2014

With just weeks left before Election Day, Kojo hosts a debate between those taking opposing positions on a D.C. ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in the nation's capital. The Politics Hour also chats with U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat running for re-election in the Maryland's 6th district. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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In Northern Virginia, Candidates See Opportunity In Asian Vote

Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.

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Gray Calls Upside-Down D.C. Flag On Voter Guide A 'Complete Fiasco'

Mayor Vincent is harshly criticizing the D.C. Board of Elections for mistakenly sending a voter guide to 300,000 households that had a upside-down D.C. flag on the cover.
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As Early Voting Starts, Polls Put Bowser Ahead Of Catania

Early voting in D.C. started on Monday, and polls find Democrat Muriel Bowser ahead of Independent David Catania by anywhere from four to 17 points.
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After Rough Stretch, Former Ocean City Councilman Attempts A Comeback

Former Ocean City Councilman Joe Hall has had a rough go of it after being ousted in 2012, but with an open field in this year's elections, he's trying for a comeback.
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Early Voting Has Started In D.C., Later This Week In Maryland

If there's no doubt in your mind who you're going to vote for in D.C., you can jump ahead of the crowd and cast your ballots now.
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Virginia's Senate Race Could Have Consequences For U.S. Energy Policy

While Virginia Sen. Mark Warner and challenger Ed Gillespie have fairly similar stances on issues like offshore drilling, analysts say the outcome of the race could have significant consequences for U.S. energy policy as a whole.

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In Maryland, Christie Stumps For Hogan, Obama For Brown

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to attend another fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan in Maryland next week.
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Watch Video Of The Maryland Lieutenant Governor Debate

Democrat Ken Ulman and Republican Boyd Rutherford faced off on The Kojo Nnamdi Show in WAMU 88.5's studios.

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Yes, That's An Upside Down D.C. Flag On Your Voter Guide

There's an upside down D.C. flag on the city's official voter guide, but the D.C. elections board insists it was inverted on purpose.
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Purple Line To Serve As Rallying Point For Maryland Democrats

Democrats in Maryland think their support of public transit is a political winner, which will be the theme of a press conference Thursday afternoon.

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Who Would Best Represent Minorities In Virginia's 8th District?

Virginia's 8th district is mostly white and mostly Democratic. But candidates Micah Edmond and Don Beyer are sparring over who would best represent the district's minority population.

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