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African Immigrants, Local Politics

This weekend, Maryland gubernatorial candidates will address African immigrant voters in Silver Spring. We explore how new Americans are mobilizing at a local level.

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Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Contenders Debate Each Other Tonight

Candidates in Maryland's Democratic primary are scheduled to debate at the University of Maryland this evening in College Park at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
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Your Turn

It's your chance to set the agenda. From D.C's mayoral primary to data gathering by the National Security Agency, tell us what's on your mind.

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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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Future Of Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

In a sharp reversal of his predecessor's legal position, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and wants to see it end.

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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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Day-After Analysis Of State Election Results

Post-election analysis of key state races and ballot initiatives across the country, including Virginia, New Jersey and Alabama. Diane and her guests discuss state election results, the influence of outside money and how national trends are shaping state and local politics.

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Baker Announces Re-Election Bid For Prince George's County Top Spot

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker announced on Thursday that he would seek re-election.

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Brown Chooses Howard County Exec. Ken Ulman As Running Mate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown formally announced on Monday that he had picked Howard County Executive Ken Ulman to be his running mate for his gubernatorial campaign next year.

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Brown To Announce Running Mate Next Week In Howard County

The location of Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's announcement further fuels the expectation that he'll pick Howard County Executive Ken Ulman to run with him.