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LISTEN: Inside The GOP Convention, From The View Of A Blue-State Delegate

What's it like to represent a solidly Democratic state at the Republican National Convention? Maryland has 38 delegates in Cleveland, and WAMU 88.5's Jonathan Wilson spoke Tuesday with one of them: Don Murphy, an at-large delegate from Catonsville.

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The Politics Hour: July 15, 2016

The D.C. Council wraps up its session with a slew of legislation. A lawsuit alleges Maryland Congressional districts are unconstitutional. And our region’s Republican leaders and delegates ramp up for next week’s GOP convention in Cleveland

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Montgomery County: Hungover On Liquor Laws?

Montgomery County's Prohibition-era liquor laws are a long-running frustration for local business owners and residents. Will things ever change?

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Got A Quick, Cheap Fix For I-270 Traffic? Maryland Wants To Hear It

Maryland transportation officials are turning to the private sector to find solutions to traffic on I-270 — the most congested highway in the entire state.
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The Politics Hour - July 8, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Maryland Del. Angela Angel, a Democrat from Prince George's County, and Sandra Mattavous-Frye, people's counsel for the District of Columbia.

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Police Suspect Gang Involvement In Murder Of 18-Year-Old In Gaithersburg

The recent murder of Cristian Villagran-Morales in a Montgomery County Park is just the latest in a trend of gang violence that has gripped the area this year.

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How Should Adults Be Punished If Underage Drinking Happens In Their Homes?

A recent court ruling has set precedent for how adults should be held liable for damages caused by underage drinkers who consume alcohol in their homes.

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Metro's Chief Looks To Slash 500 Positions In Major Restructuring

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is cutting 500 positions in the transit agency, a move aimed at slimming down Metro’s bureaucracy to save money ahead of a tough budget year.
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'Sad Day' Has Local Immigration Activists Looking To November And Beyond

A tie vote Thursday in the Supreme Court dealt a severe blow to an executive order by President Obama that would have allowed some 4 million undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation, including thousands in the Washington region.

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Who's The D.C. Local Running The General Services Administration?

In the Washington metropolitan region, the General Services Administration is in charge of more than 100 million square feet of federal workspace.

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