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The Politics Hour - November 20, 2015

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

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The Politics Hour - November 6, 2015

Democrats fail to turn the Virginia Senate blue. Incumbents win big in Maryland. And the D.C. Council votes to close the city's largest homeless shelter, D.C. General.

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Outside Money In Virginia's Elections: A Bellwether For 2016 And Beyond?

Special-interest money poured into General Assembly elections across Virginia this year, as outside groups tried to influence races in several key districts. The glut of advertisements had mixed results, but experts say the tactics won't end anytime soon.

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Virginia Post-Election Analysis

With the entire General Assembly in Virginia up for re-election, control of the state Senate hangs in the balance. And in other local contests, the Alexandria mayor's race comes down to a challenger and an incumbent who lost his party's primary and is running a write-in campaign. We explore these and other outcomes in our region's races.

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Listen: Virginia Election Analysis With WAMU 88.5's Michael Pope

What effect did Michael Bloomberg's money have on the elections? What's next for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors? And how well did a prominent write-in campaign do in one Northern Virginia city?

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​Big Money Plus Low Turnout Equals Status Quo Election in Virginia

In Virginia, voters have opted for the status quo, maintaining the 21-19 Republican majority in the state Senate, despite historic levels of campaign spending on key races.

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Virginia Elections: What Happened In Our 8 Races To Watch

Several state Senate seats, Alexandria's mayoralty and spots on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors were on our list of races to watch in Tuesday's Virginia elections.

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Previewing Virginia's Elections

We look ahead to Virginia's elections on Tuesday, when the balance of power is up for grabs in Richmond - and in localities across the commonwealth.

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The Politics Hour - October 23, 2015

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) joins us in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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