Congressional Republicans smack down a request to help fund Metro. Maryland lawmakers pass a major crime reform package. And Virginia's governor wants to shield drug companies making lethal injection drugs.
Maryland approves a $5.6 billion dollar contract for the Purple Line. The D.C. Council reverses itself on pot clubs--again. And Virginia's governor vetoes a bill allowing parents to block explicit literature.
Independent campaign groups are pouring unprecedented amounts of money into Maryland' s Senate race, and the cash is having an outsized influence on the Democratic primary race between Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards.
The years between 1963 and 1975 were formative and tumultuous for the District. Kojo sits down with a local playwright and the co-curators of an exhibition at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum to discuss how the era shaped the city we live in today.
Metro warns it may need to shut down entire rail lines for repairs in the future. Maryland Democrats maneuver to avoid the governor’s veto pen. And Virginia’s governor shoots down a “religious freedom” bill.
Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen, the two frontrunners for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's Senate race, squared off Friday in a live debate at WAMU 88.5's studios, featuring questions from Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood.
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