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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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Behind The Battles Over Voter ID Laws

A wave of states recently passed new laws requiring that citizens provide identification -- sometimes photo ID -- before they are allowed to vote. Advocates say the measures are necessary to combat voter fraud, but others say the new laws...

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The Future Of Neighborhood Communication

Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way people communicate with family and friends. But tools like LISTSERV and Yahoo! Groups dominate at the neighborhood level.

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Primary For Alexandria City Council Heating Up

A Democratic primary race for the Alexandria City Council is a crowded field, with 14 candidates pursuing candidacy for six seats. 

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Analysis: Maryland Congressional Primary, D.C.'s At-large Council Race

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and National Journal's Reid Wilson break down what happened in local and Congressional races in the April 3 primary in D.C. and Maryland.

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Maryland GOP Primary May Have National Implications

Republican voters in Maryland will get to vote in the primary on Tuesday, and unlike in many other contests in year's passed, as the sparring of a divided field could garner national attention.

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Could Baltimore Move Its City Elections?

Some Baltimore residents are calling for a new election cycle in order to promote higher voter turnout.

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'Educate Loudoun' Group Aims for Influence Over School Board Elections

In Virginia, a fledgling political group is looking to turn education into a bigger priority in Loudoun County during the 2011 local elections.

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