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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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Turnout Low In 8th Congressional District's Democratic Primary

Today at the Alexandria City Hall precinct, voters were few and far between.
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EPA Rules To Play Big Role In Virginia Senate Election

New rules governing carbon emissions promise to be a divisive electoral issue this year, particularly in Virginia's coal country.

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Ed Gillespie Grabs Republican Nomination, Plans Tour Of Virginia

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie will run against Democratic Sen. Mark Warner this year after a win in Virginia's festive Republican convention.

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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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In Senate Race, Virginia Republicans Prepare For Convention Weekend

Virginia Republicans are getting ready to gather for a convention to select their candidate for the United States Senate. Four candidates will be vying for the nomination this weekend at the convention in Roanoke.
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What You Need To Know For Virginia's New Voter ID Law

Virginia's new voter ID law takes effect on July 1, so make sure to square things away at the local registrar's office before the next round of elections.

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Maryland Senate Candidate Celebrates New Transgender-Rights Law

Maryland Senate candidate Dana Beyer says she's been working on getting this bill passed in Maryland for a decade.
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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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Warner Leads In Fundraising, But Gillespie Posts Surprising Haul

The Virginia U.S. Senate race is heating up as both candidates are proving to be formidable fundraisers.
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