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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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Immigration, Taxes Become Flashpoints In Fight For Maryland's Sixth District

Republican Dan Bongino is hoping his views on immigration will help him unseat Democrat John Delaney in the Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses all of western Maryland.
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Changes Could Come To How D.C. Runs Elections, Says McDuffie

The D.C. legislator charged with overseeing the city's elections board says that the way elections are conducted could be in for some changes in the future.
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Watch Live Video Of The D.C. Attorney General Candidates Debate

Watch the five D.C. attorney general candidates debate here starting at 7:30 p.m., or catch them tomorrow on WAMU 88.5 at 1 p.m.
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Hogan Within 9 Points Of Brown, In Latest Maryland Poll

A new poll puts Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan behind Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown 38 percentage points to 47, a relatively close margin in heavily-Democratic Maryland.

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Did You Miss The D.C. Mayoral Debates? Here's Everything You Missed.

Here's all the audio, video and reports from the D.C. mayoral debates you could ever use.
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New Voter ID Law Changes Political Calculus In Virginia

As many as 198,000 registered voters in Virginia don't have a driver's license, making this November's election a race to get out the word about the commonwealth's new law requiring valid ID.

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The WAMU 88.5 Mayoral Debate: Tweets, Audio & Video

WAMU 88.5's D.C. mayoral debate generated a lot of action on Twitter, under the hashtag #WAMUdebate. Check it out here, along with audio and video clips.
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At Debate, D.C. Attorney General Hopefuls Fight To Woo The Many Undecided Voters

D.C. residents have never voted for an attorney general, and the five candidates vying for the office ahead of the first-ever election in November used a debate on Monday to try and sell themselves as the best possible contenders for the job.
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New Poll Puts Bowser Ahead By Double Digits In D.C. Mayoral Race

In the race for D.C. mayor, Council member Muriel Bowser has a comfortable lead over Council member David Catania and Carol Schwartz, according to a new NBC poll.

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New Poll Shows Warner Dominating Virginia Senate Race

The poll shows that Warner has support from 53 percent of Virginia voters and Gillespie at 31 percent. Even if the Republican were to pick up the 5 percent currently supporting Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis, he still wouldn't be able to overcome Warner's advantage.

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